Professor Chad is back to talk about the final Ned POV. Then Anthony posits his most egregious bit of Varys propaganda yet: Varys is GRRM’s Bilbo Baggins.
Bossmang Aron is back to talk about the climax of Ned’s story. Steve grieves the loss of his beloved, Jon Snow. Anthony shares a detail he learned about trial by combat. And don’t forget to search for Anthony’s new podcast “Perfect Stranger Things.”
Dr. Jan Wilson says farewell to King Robert and Ned’s chance for a happy life. Steve reacts to Hardhome. Anthony shares his half-baked Dante’s Inferno theory. Theme song: Game of Thrones (80’s TV Theme) by Highway Superstar Join the discussion: email@example.com | Discord | Reddit | Forums Follow us: Instagram | LeDonneBooks.com Leave Us A Review on Apple Podcasts
Kavita Mudan Finn discusses Ned’s surprising confrontation with Cersei. Steve considers the many uses of the phrase “…until we find a cock merchant.” Theme song: Game of Thrones (80’s TV Theme) by Highway Superstar Join the discussion: firstname.lastname@example.org | Discord | Reddit | Forums Follow us: Instagram | LeDonneBooks.com Anthony Le Donne is the co-author of the following books: Gods of Thrones,…
Dr. Carol Parish Jamison (expert on knights and knightly codes) joins Anthony to talk about examples of knighthood in Westeros. Jamison covers Ned’s proclamation of justice regarding the “false knight” Gregor Clegane. Steve is loving the Tyrion-Jorah dynamic. Anthony reads from GRRM’s short story about Daemon Targaryen.
Martin’s co-author Linda Antonsson discusses the battle at the Tower of Joy. Then Linda and Anthony debate ethnic representation in the HBO adaptations. Steve talks about the departures of Tywin, Shae, Jojen, and (maybe) the Hound.
Anthony and Chad debate the ethics of assassination with the prospect of war in view. Steve and Anthony continue to wrestle with Jaime’s character development. Then Jan Wilson offers a different take on Jaime’s complicated personality.
Martin’s coauthor Linda Antonsson talks about the early stages of Game of Thrones. Tara Jenkins covers Eddard V. Steve talks about torture, religion, and dog butts. And Medievalist Jana Mathews explains how Dante’s “seven hells” relates to Game of Thrones.
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 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.