Medievalist Jana Mathews explains condoms in the Middle Ages. Chad and Anthony argue over whether Littlefinger should be summarily murdered. And comic Steve Ausburne empathizes with the unsullied soldier who lost a nipple.
Anthony chats about race/ethnicity with Arthur Njamfa. What does it mean that Arya looks northern? A.Ron and Anthony talk about their favorite Three Right Turns episodes. Steve chimes in on the war of five spinoff shows and answers listener feedback. Theme song: Game of Thrones (80’s TV Theme) by Highway Superstar Join the discussion: email@example.com |…
Kim Renfro is back to talk about the tournament at Harrenhal and GRRM’s big payday. Tara Jenkins (Anthony’s sister!) covers Jon’s introduction to the Night’s Watch. Steve and Anthony wonder why there aren’t more fat zombies.
A.Ron defends Littlefinger’s HBO outcome. Philosopher Tripp Fuller compares Littlefinger’s play to a DM from an old flame. Steve and Anthony talk about the action-packed episode “Blackwater.”
A.Ron ranks his top five TV shows based on first seasons. Medievalist Jana Matthews talks about Bran and zoological symbolism. Steve and Anthony talk about Hot Pie, debate pineapple on pizza, and (gross!) spiders. Jan Doolittle Willson and I talk about Dany’s outcome in the show.
A.Ron and Anthony compare the respective endings of the Godfather and Game of Thrones. Chad Carmichael covers Robert’s interrogation of Arya after the direwolf incident. Steve talks about sharing drinks with Metallica and how he lost his nipple in a fire-related accident. Follow Steve Ausburne on Instagram: Instagram (then search for ausfest) Theme song: Game of Thrones (80’s TV…
A.Ron and Anthony disagree on who among the HBO cast is the worst actor. Medievalist Jana Matthews talks about Joffrey’s metaphorical sword and Sansa’s metaphorical box. Steve discusses the proper etiquette of decapitation and what to do with unwanted projectile spittle.
A.Ron gives his nomination for the best villain in TV history. Alexis Goble and Anthony cover the famous catspaw attack (Catelyn III) and Steve explores the rules of smokeman-assassin gameplay.
A.Ron admires Pedro Pascal’s versatility. Language creator David Peterson (inventor of Dothraki, Valyrian, etc) covers Tyrion’s second POV chapter and gives a proper etymology of the name “Vhagar.” Steve is vexed by Mel’s “smoke babies” and Anthony interviews Professor Chris Keith about ancient book culture.
A.Ron considers the suggestion that Lyanna Stark is the true villain of the series. Anthony and A.Ron debate which is better: Snake Eyes or Storm Shadow. Chad Carmichael experiences a rare moment of frustration with his beloved Ned Stark. Steve predicts that Joffrey will win the war of five kings and talks about the time that a dog peed on him.