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VoK 643: It’s A Sin (Russell T. Davies)


Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Marie (Nymeria), David (davidhhh) and Jock (MunroJock2) discuss the hit show ‘It’s A Sin’ which spans a 10 year period between 1981 and 1991 about a group of five friends as they live through the AIDS crisis. #ItsASin

Credits:
Edited by Glen

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VoK 640: The Hunger Games – The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes


Recorded 9 months ago, fresh reaction to the latest installment in The Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins. Tributes Abby (DaceyMormont), Adam (drownedsnow), Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Katie (Lady Griffin), Brett (White Raven), Kevin (Nuncle Kevin), and Zach (Alias) provide a review and discuss each of the three parts of the Book.

Credits:
Edited by Glen and Abby.

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VoK 637: Bridgerton (Season 1)


Review of Season 1 of Bridgerton, a show watched in over 82 million households worldwide.

Hosts: Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Bina (Bina007), Marie (Nymeria), Hannah (shadow_ baby), Matt (Varley)

Credits:
Edited by Glen.

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VoK 586: A Christmas Carol (BBC One miniseries)


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Review of the latest BBC production of Charles Dickens famous novella ‘A Christmas Carol’.

Your hosts are Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Bina (Bina007) and Jock (MunroJock2) who discuss the latest version and their experience with the numerous other versions of the story.

Editor: Dagos_Rivers

Duration: 00:44:17

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VoK 550: Aladdin [2019] (Review)


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Review of the latest Disney ‘Re-imagining’ of an Animated classic.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers) is joined by David (davidhhh), Matt (Blu3arm0r) and Adam (drownedsnow), to review the movie; provide ‘rubs of the lamp’ scores, discuss modifications to the story and music and possibility of a sequel.

Duration: 01:35:31

Credits:
Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 546: WolfCast – “The Iron Throne” (S08E06 Review) [Game of Thrones Series Finale]


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WolfCast review the final episode of Game of Thrones.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers) is joined by Nadia, Hannah (shadow _baby) and Jock (MunroJock2) to discuss Lemoncake ratings, inconsistent plot elements and things that didn’t make sense with the episode.

Duration: 00:51:58

Credits:
Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 525: WolfCast – “Winterfell” (S08E01 Review)


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Hear Game of Thrones Season 8 opening episode with the Game of Thrones Wolfcast fans who review the episode, provide lemoncake ratings and discuss upcoming developments.

Hosts: Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Nadia (Nadia), Jock (MunroJock2), Hannah (Shadow _baby)

Spoilers: This episode covers all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and all aired episodes of Game of Thrones

Editor: Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 505: Halloween [2018] (Review)


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Just one month before the dvd is released. Before you can watch it again, VoK brings you their latest podcast.

Join Michael Myers junkies Glen (Dagos_Rivers) and Kevin (Gaiden) for a discussion of the latest movie to the Halloween Franchise.
We rank the films from best to worst, discuss many spoilers of the latest film and where the story could go next.
Also discussed are other popular Horror series Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street.

Duration: 01:27:17

Credits:
Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 445: Black Mirror – “Hang the DJ” (S04E04 Review)


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Join Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Hannah (shadow_ baby), David (davidhhh), Tanja (Scilens) and Jock (MunroJock2) for a discussion of Sci-fi drama ‘Black Mirror’ episode ‘Hang the DJ’.

We discuss some questionable things about the episode, discuss other favourite shows and our history (or lack of history) with Black Mirror.

Edited by Dagos_Rivers.
Duration: 01:41:21

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VoK 427: Halloween Spooktacular


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*Some temporary sound issues at the start of the podcast*
Halloween, 3-hour, edition of VoK, crammed pack of many hosts, discussions and stories.

Part 1:

Hannah (Shadow_ baby) is joined by Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Adam (DrownedSnow) and Jock (MunroJock2) to discuss Halloween memories, favourite movies, and favourite costumes.  Also included is a Scottish poem, read by Jock.

Part 2:
Krakencast contribute with their memories and opinions of the Halloween cultutre. Duncan (Valkyrist) , Sarah (Lady Weaver), Dana (taindana) and David (davidhhh)

Part 3:

Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Matt (Varley) and Brett (White Raven) join in for the roundtable of scary stories.

Credits:
Edited by Shadow_ baby

Duration:
03:20:57

References:
Theme from Psycho (1960)
Theme from Halloween (1978)
Theme from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Thriller – Michael Jackson
The Monster Mash – Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett
Grim Grinning Ghosts – Disneyland Park Soundtrack
A Nightmare on my Street – The Fresh Prince & DJ Jazzy Jeff

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VoK 422: Peep Show (Channel 4 series) – Seasons 1-4


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Discussion of the Cherished Channel 4 Hit ‘Britcom’ Peep Show. The Crew discuss series 1 – 4 of the comedy, starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb.

The Crew:

Hannah (shadow_baby)
Bina (bina007)
Noah (pops88)
Drew (wargasm)
Adam (DrownedSnow)
Stuart (Firenzed)
Amber (Amberrocks)

Guests: Little lordlings Lincoln (Adam’s son) & Layton  (Hannah’s son).

Credits:
Edited by Shadow_ baby

Music credits: “Pip Pop Plop” by Daniel Pemberton & ” Flagpole Sitta” by Harvey Danger

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VoK 392: WolfCast – “Dragonstone” & “Stormborn” (S07E01-02 Review)


Before episode three; catch up in the goings on within Westeros in the latest WolfCast episode which reviews the first two episodes of Game of Thrones Season 7.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers) and Hannah (Shadow_ baby) present their thoughts on the first two episodes of the Season.

Last day to vote for Podcast Awards, so please get your votes in (www.podcastawards.com).

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VoK 375: Harlots (ITV series) – Season 1


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Glen (Dagos_Rivers) is joined by Bina (Bina007) and new host Katie (Taindana) to discuss the highly rated, but little watched, drama ‘Harlots’ (ITV Encore).

Also discussed:
-Eurovision.
-Future podcasts.
-‘Keepers’ and their advantages.

Duration: 00:56:18

Edited by Dagos_Rivers

References (Courtesy of Katie):

A Study of Criminal Subcultures in Eighteenth-Century England by Rictor Norton

Some Thoughts on . . . The History of the Word “Prostitute”

    http://rictornorton.co.uk

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VoK 372: blue-eyed-queen’s Love Sack aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 38)


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The Great Linear Re-Read returns with Part 38! Join the vassals as they review Tyrion II, Daenerys IV, Catelyn II, and the Prologue from ‘A Storm of Swords’.

Greg (claudiusthefool) is joined by Michal (inkasrain), Casey (blue-eyed-queen),  Matt (Varley), Scott (skywaltzer), Duncan (Valkyrist) and Steven (SJLee). Amber (Amberrocks) pops in for a visit.

Also discussed:

-The perils of editing podcasts.

-Love Sacks / Bean Bags.

-George R.R. Martin’s other projects.

-A Song of Ice and Fire Trivia!

Duration: 02:13:07

Edited by Dagos_Rivers

References:

Alpine Universe – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJUJzpqQIDI

Chris Kesner – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLoGkuW5xFA

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VoK 369: Broadchurch (ITV series) – Season 3 Retrospective


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Broadchurch fans finally received the answer to who was responsible for raping Trish Winterman in Series 3; Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Marie (Nymeria) and Alix (Aiwendil) discuss the intense series conclusion.

Also discussed:

-Fan fiction of Alec’s dates.
-Our feelings toward the culprit.
-Marie prioritises entertainment choices based on VoK episodes she will join.
-Sad farewell to a great series trilogy.

Duration: 01:00:47

Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 367: Broadchurch (ITV series) – Season 3 Speculation


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Broadchurch focuses on an idyllic small community whose existence is rocked by the murder of an 11 year old boy; Series 1 focuses on finding the culprit, Series 2 focuses on his trial (and acquittal), Series 3 focuses on a new case of a woman raped at her friends birthday party.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers) is joined by Nadia (Nadia), Jock (MunroJock2), Alix (Aiwendil) and Marie (Nymeria) to discuss the third and final series of one of the most popular shows in Britain: ‘Broadchurch’ and spend an hour discussing the (many) possible suspects, tinder dating, and wacky theories.

Also discussed:

-Upcoming planned podcasts.
-Spin-offs about Alec’s dating life.
-Live Reaction podcast for series finale.
-Glen mixes up Expanse with Extant (Halle Berry Show).

Duration: 01:25:43

Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 360: The Young Pope (Sky/HBO/Canal+ series)


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The Young Pope is a joint production between Sky, HBO and Canal+ and Stars Jude Law and Diane Keaton, and directed by Paolo Sorrentino.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers) is joined by Adam (drownedsnow) and Jock (MunroJock2), to discuss ‘The Young Pope’ and spend an hour discussing the inane plot devices before Adam and Jock abandon the podcast to join the ‘Logan’ podcast.

Also discussed:

-40 % of podcast discussing this show; 60 % talking about other ‘better’ shows.
-Future podcasts.
-Possibility of Season 2.
-Prince Charming (Shrek) vs. Lenny Belardo.
-Does it steal the plot from Annie?

Duration: 00:50:55

Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 342: “25” by Adele (Album Review)


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One year ago, British music artist; Adele, after a 3 year hiatus, released her third studio album which defied all expectations and set records all over the world. To date, with the album, she has achieved Diamond status in America (thanks to streaming; actual sales: 9.1 Million) and the U.K. (over 3 million sold).

Glen (Dagos_Rivers) hosts a solo podcast, all on the Anniversary of when Adele disproved “people don’t buy albums anymore”, and reviews the album with the help
of many musical samples.

Also discussed:
-The three Amy’s and Adele prominence.
-Appreciation of 19 and 21 – story of why albums are called that.
-Leadup to 25 (X Factor advert)
-Woes of buying Beatles album.
-Lemoncake rating; and rank of albums 19, 21 and 25

Track by Track (with song samples):
1) Hello:
2) Send My Love
3) I Miss You
4) When We Were Young
5) Remedy
6) Water Under the Bridge
7) River Lea
8) Love in the Dark
9) A Million Years
10) All I Ask
11) Sweetest Devotion

Duration: 00:26:48

Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 340: Westworld (HBO series) – Mid-Season 1 Discussion


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Glen (Dagos_Rivers) continues the hype discussion of Westworld, and is joined by Bina (Bina007), Michael (Mordion), Thomas (FTWard), Hannah (shadow _baby) and Jock (Munrojock2).

Popular theories such as William = MiB, is everyone secretly a machine, and the location of Westworld are discussed at length.

Also highlighted:
-‘Child abuse’ within Westworld.
-Future of the show.
-Have the fans sussed out everything within 5 episodes?
-Will it really take the place of ‘Game of Thrones’ for HBO?

Aftershow: 01:48:00
Duration: 01:55:23

Edited by FTWard

Music:
“Westworld Main Title Theme” Written by Ramin Djawadi
Perforemed by Iacovos @iacovosmusic

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VoK 334: Westworld (HBO series) – Pre-Series Speculation


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Disclaimer: No spoilers as we know very little about the show and we promise HBO did not pay us to do this (but we are willing to accept offers in future)!

Glen (Dagos_Rivers) and Ryan (Tremprod) discuss the upcoming HBO adaptation of the Michael Crichton 1973 Movie, ‘Westworld’; already lauded by critics and boasting a stellar A-List cast and crew, including Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris and Jonathan Nolan.

Critics and HBO anticipate (and hope) it will be ‘the next Game of Thrones’ but will that help or hinder the show?

The hosts ponder that very question, along with whether the show will make a splash with viewing figures or underperform, talk fun facts about the cast, and have an exciting (teaser) announcement for VoK fans.

Running Time: 00:29:52
CREDITS:
Edited by Dagos_Rivers

References:
Promotional Poster for ‘Westworld’ (HBO / Sky Atlantic)

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