Oxford medievalist Carolyne Larrington covers one of Dany’s most important decisions. Jana Mathews explains heraldry. Comic Steve Ausburne revels in Varys’ most haunting scene.
Dr. Lisa Woolfork discovers new appreciation for Ned and Arya. Comic Steve Ausburne reacts to Jaime’s amputation. Anthony talks about a few parallels between Game of Thrones and the War of the Roses.
Jana Mathews explains laws governing clothing in Medieval England. Arthur Njamfa covers Tyrion’s visit to the Wall. And comic Steve Ausburne is shocked to see post-puberty Bran Stark.
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.
Jim and A.Ron return for a special episode to cover everything we currently know about the upcoming Game of Thrones prequel series, “House of the Dragon”, from the timeline, events, and background of the story, to the casting news, production updates, and even a little bit of meta discussion about the state of the franchise.
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…