Author Archives: kcrumpton2013

VoK 354: Full Cast(le) Recording #12 – A Thorny Proposition


Image result for queen of thorns cheese

The Vassals of Kingsgrave cordially invite you to join us in the Maidenvault for an entirely sincere and not at all conspiratorial soirée. Partake in cheeses and secrets as we perform Sansa I of A Storm of Swords in this very belated Full Castle Recording.

The following FCR was recorded in August 2014. Headphones are recommended.

The Cast:
Greg (claudiusthefool) – Narrator
Michal (inkasrain) – Olenna Tyrell, “The Queen of Thorns”
Amber (amberrocks) – Sansa Stark
Elena (Lady_Grey) – Margaery Tyrell
Leigh (LordManderBlee) – Loras Tyrell
Seif (reg roone) – Butterbumps
Katie (Lady Griffin) – Alerie Tyrell / Cheese Boy

The Crew:
Edited by Seif and Katie

Music Credits:

“Lute Music” by Paul O’Dette

“Market” from Ocarina of Time Cover by Shinainaru

“The Bear and the Maiden Fair” Cover by Irish Moutarde

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly
[Archive] View this episode’s page on Archive.org
[Forum] Episode Thread
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[Stitcher] Subscribe to us on Stitcher
[RSS] Podcast Feed

VoK 294: The Last Unicorn [1982] (DVD Commentary)


Join Vassals Katie (Lady Griffin) and Matthieu (Beric175) on a fantastical road trip in their audio commentary for Rankin/Bass’s 1982 adaptation of Peter S. Beagle’s classic fantasy novel, The Last Unicorn.

NOTE: The movie should be synced from 6:50 to 1:35:15. Due to skype issues, there is some minor lag and audio overlap throughout the track.

Credits:
Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly
[Archive.org] View this episode’s page on Archive.org
[Forum] Podcast SubForum
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[RSS] Podcast Feed

VoK 276: Twin Peaks ReWatch (Part 8)


The Bookhouse Boys & Girls head back to school for episodes 10-13 of Twin Peaks Season 2: “Dispute Between Brothers,” “Masked Ball,” “The Black Widow,” and “Checkmate.” Steven (SJLee) reveals the secret history of the RCMP, Greg (claudiusthefool) plays with toy soldiers, Shane (easttexasdirewolf) swears his allegiance to the owls, and Katie (Lady Griffin) reads World War Z.

As with previous installments, there are no Twin Peaks spoilers past the episodes discussed.

Credits:
Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly
[Archive] View this episode’s page on Archive.org
[Forum] Episode Thread
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[Stitcher] Subscribe to us on Stitcher
[RSS] Podcast Feed

VoK 252: Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare)


Lead them or fall! Inquisitors Zach (Alias), Peter (Shellfish), Paul (Pod’s Plight), Katie (Lady Griffin), Bing (Shoeshiner), and Jeff (jeff14) return to Thedas for the third installment in BioWare’s epic fantasy roleplaying series: Dragon Age: Inquisition.

  • 1:00 – Introductions and Icebreakers
  • 13:00 – Combat and Mechanics
  • 38:00 – Story
  • 1:23: 00 – Characters
  • 1:53:00 – Trespasser DLC

Music:

‘I Am The One’ (Instrumental)  by Raney Shockne and Nick Stoubis

‘Sera Was Never’ by Raney Shockne, Nick Stoubis, and Elizaveta Khripounova

‘Rise’ by Raney Shockne, Nick Stoubis, and Elizaveta Khripounova

???? by Trevor Morris

Credits:
Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly
[Archive] View this episode’s page on Archive.org
[Forum] Episode Thread
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[Stitcher] Subscribe to us on Stitcher
[RSS] Podcast Feed

VoK 241: Twin Peaks ReWatch (Part 7)


Where do we go from here? The Bookhouse Boys & Girls close the case on episodes 8-9 of Twin Peaks Season 2: “Drive With A Dead Girl” and “Arbitrary Law.” Sing along with Katie (Lady Griffin), Steven (SJLee), Shane (easttexasdirewolf) and Greg (claudiusthefool) in this very…musical entry of VOK.

As with previous installments, there are no Twin Peaks spoilers past the episodes discussed.

Credits:
Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly
[Archive] View this episode’s page on Archive.org
[Forum] Episode Thread
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[Stitcher] Subscribe to us on Stitcher
[RSS] Podcast Feed

VoK 235: Twin Peaks ReWatch (Part 6)


Uh-oh. The Bookhouse Boys & Girls have a bad feeling about episodes 6-7 of Twin Peaks season 2: “Demons” and “Lonely Souls.” Greg (claudiusthefool) shoots his television, Shane (easttexasdirewolf) reveals a terrible secret, Steven (SJLee) educates everyone about Northern Territories, and Katie (Lady Griffin) sticks around for the curtains. Beautiful, swaying red curtains.

As with previous installments, there are no Twin Peaks spoilers past the episodes discussed.

Credits:
Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly
[Archive] View this episode’s page on Archive.org
[Forum] Episode Thread
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[Stitcher] Subscribe to us on Stitcher
[RSS] Podcast Feed

VoK 230: Twin Peaks ReWatch (Part 5)


Who will you meet in Valhalla? Bookhouse Boys & Girls Greg (claudiusthefool), Steven (SJLee), Katie (Lady Griffin), and Shane (easttexasdirewolf) reconvene in the Roadhouse for some rabbit chili and episodes 3-5 of Twin Peaks season 2: “The Man Behind Glass,” “Laura’s Secret Diary,” and “The Orchid’s Curse.”

As with previous installments, there are no Twin Peaks spoilers past the episodes discussed.

Credits:
Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly
[Archive] View this episode’s page on Archive.org
[Forum] Episode Thread
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[Stitcher] Subscribe to us on Stitcher
[RSS] Podcast Feed

VoK 228: Twin Peaks ReWatch (Part 4)


How long were we out? The Bookhouse Boys & Girls return from their bullet-induced hiatus to review the first two episodes of Twin Peaks Season 2: “May The Giant Be With You” and “Coma.” Friendly Giant Katie (Lady Griffin) takes over vaguely helpful spectral hosting duties from Bina (Bina007) as fledgling agents Greg (claudiusthefool), Shane (easttexasdirewolf), and Steven (SJLee) search for their missing rings and try to remember….something.

As with previous installments, there are no Twin Peaks spoilers past the episodes discussed.

Credits:
Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly
[Archive] View this episode’s page on Archive.org
[Forum] Episode Thread
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[Stitcher] Subscribe to us on Stitcher
[RSS] Podcast Feed

VoK 191: Looking (HBO series) – Season 2


“Who’s the weird guy crying?” Us, Aunt Sarah. Turns out it’s us. The Vassals gather ’round this week to pay their respects to HBO’s dearly departed Looking. Greg (claudiusthefool), Amanda (middlecyclone), Michael (Khal Wadege), and Katie (Lady Griffin) bid farewell to the boys who made all the mistakes and throw major shade at Slate.com, because, you know, aren’t we all Patrick at the end of the day?

Here is the Slate article we discuss.

Edited by Katie

Intro Music: “Simple Man” by Graham Nash

Outro Music:  “Soul on Fire” by Spiritualized

All audio clips belong to HBO.

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly.
[Archive.org] View this episode’s page on Archive.org.
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[RSS] Podcast only feed.
[Forum] Podcast Forums.

VoK 187: The Magician’s Land (by Lev Grossman)


The Vassals return to Fillory (and Further!) for the final novel in Lev Grossman’s The Magicians trilogy.

Note: The after show contains spoilers for American Gods by Neil Gaiman, The Langoliers by Stephen King, The Dark Tower series by Stephen King, and both the novel Under The Dome by Stephen King and its television adaptation,

Edited by Katie

[mp3] Download or play this episode directly

[archive] View this episode’s page on Archive.org

[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes

[RSS] Podcast Feed

VoK 176: The Legend of Korra Finale (“Day of the Colossus” & “The Last Stand”)


The time has come to say goodbye, Vassals. Clasp hands one last time with Katie (Lady Griffin), Stephanie (gsdg), Zach (Alias), Michal (inkasrain), and Amin as Kingsgrave crumbles around them and they venture together into a brighter, better tomorrow.

Here is the fanart we discuss in the after show.

Thank you to everyone who came along for the ride with us these past two and a half years. To our listeners and co-hosts alike, it’s been a pleasure. Viva la Korrasami!

Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly.
[Archive.org] View this episode’s page on Archive.org.
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[RSS] Podcast only feed.
[Forum] Podcast Forums.

VoK 173: The Legend of Korra (“Kuvira’s Gambit” Review)


The end is nigh, Vassals! Join Katie (Lady Griffin), Zach (Alias), Stephanie (gsdg), Amin, and Michal (inkasrain) as they call the caterers and return their wedding gifts in this week’s review of S4E11: “Kuvira’s Gambit.”

Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly.
[Archive.org] View this episode’s page on Archive.org.
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[RSS] Podcast only feed.
[Forum] Podcast Forums.

VoK 171: The Legend of Korra (“Operation Beifong” Review)


The Vassals are really just here for the fights this week. Michal (inkasrain), Katie (Lady Griffin), Stephanie (gsgd), Zach (Alias), and Matthieu (Beric175) crowd together for a rambling recap, rousing political debate, paternity tests… and a discussion of S4E10, “Operation BeiFong.”

Edited by Michal

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly.
[Archive.org] View this episode’s page on Archive.org.
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[RSS] Podcast only feed.
[Forum] Podcast Forums.

VoK 169: The Legend of Korra (“Beyond The Wilds” Review)


The Vassals didn’t mean to poke it with a stick! Zach (Alias), Michal (inkasrain), and Katie (Lady Griffin) contemplate bad decisions and Zaheer’s sexy-sexy hair from their goo cocoons in this week’s review of S4E09: “Beyond The Wilds.”

Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly.
[Archive.org] View this episode’s page on Archive.org.
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[RSS] Podcast only feed.
[Forum] Podcast Forums.

VoK 167: The Legend of Korra (“Reunion” Review)


The unstoppable Korrasami-Wuko mecha tank assembles! Vassals Amin, Stephanie (gsdg), Katie (Lady Griffin) and Michal (inkasrain) cross the border into love for this week’s review of S4E07: “Reunion.”

Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly.
[Archive.org] View this episode’s page on Archive.org.
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[RSS] Podcast only feed.
[Forum] Podcast Forums.

VoK 165: The Legend of Korra (“Battle of Zaofu” Review)


Wipe that smarmy grin off your face! The Vassals are here to….get thoroughly stomped. Join Amin, Stephanie (gsdg), Michal (inkasrain), and Katie (Lady Griffin) as they nurse their pride and review S4E06: “Battle of Zaofu.”

Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly.
[Archive.org] View this episode’s page on Archive.org.
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[RSS] Podcast only feed.
[Forum] Podcast Forums.

VoK 161: The Legend of Korra (“Enemy At the Gates” Review)


Betrayed! All the Vassals did was ask each other not to breathe! Michal (inkasrain), Amin, Stephanie (gsdg), and Katie (Lady Griffin) set aside their ruminations on re-education to review S4E05: “Enemy At The Gates.”

Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly.
[Archive.org] View this episode’s page on Archive.org.
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[RSS] Podcast only feed.
[Forum] Podcast Forums.

VoK 157: The Legend of Korra (“The Coronation” Review)


The Vassals have been dethroned! Zach (Alias), Stephanie (gsdg), Michal (inkasrain), and Katie (Lady Griffin) take a breather from their rampage through Little Kingsgrave to review S4E03: “The Coronation.”

They also give eulogy to the podcast’s “Korra Alone” episode, last heard screaming as it was dragged beneath the waves by a Skype shark.

Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly.
[Archive.org] View this episode’s page on Archive.org.
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[RSS] Podcast only feed.
[Forum] Podcast Forums.

VoK 152: The Legend of Korra (“After All These Years” Review)


Whatever happened to those Vassals anyway? Michal, (inkasrain) Stephanie (gsdg), Katie (Lady Griffin), Amin, and Zach (Alias) awaken from their Korra catnap to review the season premiere of Book 4: Balance: “After All These Years.”

Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly.
[Archive.org] View this episode’s page on Archive.org.
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[RSS] Podcast only feed.
[Forum] Podcast Forums.

VoK 140: The Legend of Korra (“Enter The Void” and “Venom Of The Red Lotus” Review)


Into each life a little rain must fall, Vassals. Join brothers and sisters of anarchy Zach (Alias), Katie (Lady Griffin), Michal (inkasrain), Amin, Stephanie (gsdg), and Leigh (LordManderBlee) as they let go their earthly tethers and bid farewell to yet another season of The Legend of Korra.

Edited by Katie

[MP3] Download or play this episode directly.
[Archive.org] View this episode’s page on Archive.org.
[iTunes] Subscribe to us on iTunes
[RSS] Podcast only feed.
[Forum] Podcast Forums.