Medievalist Brian Pavlac explains the medieval concept of rape, explains why anyone would use a mace or club in battle, and exposes Braveheart’s false appeal to “prima nocta.” Then Tripp Fuller and Anthony discuss House of the Dragon and Rings of Power.
One of the most talked about shows is premiering soon! Join in as A.Ron gives us and Jim a rundown of his impressions of the pilot of House of the Dragon. OG Game of Thrones fans will find out where in the Westeros lore this show will begin and what is considered canon in the context of HOTD. Need more? Check out this episode of Electric Bookaloo with A.Ron and Anthony discussing the HOTD pilot. Need even more!? This Sunday night, A.Ron’s podcast with Kim Renfro will be hitting your feeds!
Archeologist Aaron Brummitt joins Anthony to discuss Jon’s coming-of-age chapter. Under discussion: would Robb have beheaded Jon had he arrived in Riverrun? Then Anthony talks storytelling with filmmaker J.J. Hollenback.
A.Ron and Anthony talk about the pilot episode of House of the Dragon. Then Tripp Fuller discusses Tyrion’s ascension to acting Hand of the King. Check out https://trippfuller.com/
Do we see Dany’s ultimate outcome foreshadowed? Jan Doolittle Wilson dives deep into one of the most complex chapters of the entire book.
Entertainment reporter Kim Renfro (Insider) is back to cover Sansa’s final POV chapter in the first book. For more of my conversation with Kim, do a podcast search for Double Dragon.
Dr. Pádraig MacCarron is back to help us cover Bran’s final POV chapter of the first book. This chapter, he thinks, confirms without a doubt Bran’s greensight. Check out Anthony’s coverage of HBO’s Game of Thrones (season 8) and House of the Dragon at his new podcast: Double Dragon.
Professor Elizabeth Renker (OSU) joins the season seven wrap to reflect on Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish. Is he motivated by love, revenge, or both?
Steve and Anthony discuss the implications of Jon and Dany’s boatsex. They reflect on Littlefinger’s demise and the long-awaited breach of the Wall.
To mourn the loss of Ned’s head, Electric Bookaloo hosts its first fans roundtable. We welcome Alison, Evan, and Tara to talk about one of the most gut-wrenching chapters in GRRM’s masterpiece.