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VoK 542: DragonCast – “The Bells” (S08E05 Review)


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The Dragoncast vassals discuss the latest episode of Game of Thrones, “The Bells.”

Hosts: Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Michal (inkasrain) Matt (Varley), Katie (Lady Griffin), Adam (drownedsnow), Matt (blu3armor), Zach (Alias), and Paul (Serdinnerroll)

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

Music Credits: Karliene – Dragon Queen (Mhysa) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lwyhfnPlog

Editor: Michal

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VoK 541: WolfCast – “The Long Night” & “The Last of the Starks” Review (S08E03-04 Review)


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Bina, Nadia, Hannah, Jock and Glen discuss the latest two episodes of Game of Thrones – focussing on the major character arcs and predictions for the final episode.

Lemoncake ratings – 3m; Arya and The Hound – 10m; Jaime and Cersei – 23m; Dany and Jon – 35m; Sansa, Tyrion and Varys – 46m; Open questions for episode 6 – 59m.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, as well as all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones and a small spoiler for The Hunger Games.

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VoK 540: KrakenCast – “The Bells” (S08E05 Review)



THE KRAKEN BURNS! Aussie vassals Duncan (Valkyrist), Dana (Taindana), and honourary krakens Bing (Shoneshiner), David (davidhhh), Abby (DaceyMormont), and Kevin (creepy nuncle kevin) review the fifth episode of Game of Thrones’ eighth season, entitled “The Bells.”

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, as well as all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist
“Misty Mountains Cold” by Tay Zonday
“What is Hype May Never Die” by Beyond Repair

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KCKrakenCast records Tuesdays at 7:00pm (AEST) / 10:00am (GMT).

This time is meant to cater for Australian and Asian-Pacific fans, but everyone is welcome. Just let us know on the “Call to Arms” thread HERE, if you’d like to join us for an episode.

VoK 539: KrakenCast – “The Last of the Starks” (S08E04 Review)



THE KRAKEN KILLS! Aussie vassals Duncan (Valkyrist), Dana (Taindana), and honourary krakens Bing (Shoneshiner), David (davidhhh) and Abby (DaceyMormont) review the fourth episode of Game of Thrones’ eighth season, entitled “The Last of the Starks.”

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, as well as all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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KCKrakenCast records Tuesdays at 7:00pm (AEST) / 10:00am (GMT).

This time is meant to cater for Australian and Asian-Pacific fans, but everyone is welcome. Just let us know on the “Call to Arms” thread HERE, if you’d like to join us for an episode.

VoK 538: KrakenCast – “The Long Night” (S08E03 Review)


This episode got a little lost on its way through the Weirwood Net, but better late than never! Join David (davidhhh), Duncan (Valkyrist), Sarah (Lady Weaver), Bing (Shoeshiner), Neil (Valyrian Neil), Abby (DaceyMormont), and briefly Dana (Taindana) as we review and discuss the massive battle of a third episode of Game of Thrones’ eighth and final season, “The Long Night”, along with lots of speculation as to how George may do things differently in the books.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, as well as all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones

Credits:
Edited by Davidhhh

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KCKrakenCast records Tuesdays at 7:00pm (AEST) / 10:00am (GMT).

This time is meant to cater for Australian and Asian-Pacific fans, but everyone is welcome. Just let us know on the “Call to Arms” thread HERE, if you’d like to join us for an episode.

VoK 537: DragonCast – “The Last of the Starks” (S08E04 Review)



An original Dragon comes back to us at the turn of the tide and Vikam joins the crew. The Dragoncast vassals discuss the latest episode of Game of Thrones as we enjoy all the fan service while also wishing David and Dan would leave those animals alone. Is anyone ever going to sit the Iron Throne?

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Kevin (creepy nuncle kevin), Matt (Varley), Katie (Lady Griffin), and Vikram (fortytwo).

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: Adam

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VoK 533: WolfCast – “The Long Night” (S08E03 Review)


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Join Nadia, Gaiden (Kevin), shadowbaby (Hannah) and munrojock2 (Jock) for this week’s Wolfcast review of The Long Night as they discuss the long awaited battle with the Night King and make comparisons with the epic Battle of Helm’s Deep.

This podcast contains spoilers for all aired episodes of Game of Thrones and all published books in the A Song of Ice and Fire series.

Music Credits – Alpine Universe

Edited by: Nadia

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VoK 531: DragonCast – “The Long Night” (S08E03 Review)


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Join Bina, Katie, Michal, Varley, Adam and Brett for a rapid-response take on this week’s epic episode. At 57m we’re pod crashed by Greg, Casey, and a very shell-shocked Zack and Duncan from Ice and Fire Con.

The night is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and all aired episodes of Game of Thrones.

Music credits: Alpine Universe.

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VoK 530: KrakenCast – “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” (S08E02 Review)


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G’day. Turn on your listening ears for the Krakencast review of “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms”, the second episode of Game of Throne’s final season. This episode features Bing (Shoeshiner), David (davidhhh) and Sarah (Lady Weaver).

Credits:
Edited by Lady Weaver

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VoK 529: DragonCast – “Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” (S08E02 Review)


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Dragon-cast is back for this season’s second episode review.

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Casey (blue-eyed-queen) Michal (inkasrain), Matt (Varley), Katie (Lady Griffin), Duncan (Valkyrist), Matt (blu3armour), Kevin (creepynuncklekevin).

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: Casey

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VoK 528: Star Trek – Discovery (CBS series) – Season 2


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Join Bina, Marie/Nymeria, Jock and, in a mirror-podcast, DavidHHH and Dana/Taindana, for their discussion of Discovery Season Two and unabashed Dreamy Captain Pike shipping.

  • Expectations for season 2 (0m)
  • Lemoncake Ratings (8m)
  • Themes –
    • AI (11m)
    • Security vs the Rule of Law (16m30s)
    • Time Travel vs Free Will (25m 30s)
    • Family relationships
      • Spock and Burnham (34m)
      • Stamets and Culber (43m)
      • Ash and L’rel (50m)
      • The family that is Discovery (56m)
    • Religion vs Science (1hr 1m)
    • Environmental Degradation (1hr 7m 30s)
  • Characters
    • Reno (1hr 11m)
    • Saru (1hr 16m)
    • Pike (1hr 19m)
    • Number One (1hr 22m)
    • In Memoriam (1hr 25m)
  • Expectations for season 3 (1hr 31m)

Spoilers for all things Trek.

Music credit – Star Trek Discovery Main Theme and Torpedo sound effect.

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VoK 526: Krakencast – “Winterfell” (S08E01 Review)



The Krakenless Krakencast! Join honourary krakens David (davidhhh), Bing (Shoeshiner), and Neil (Valyrian Neil) as we review and discuss the premiere episode of Game of Thrones’ eighth and final season, “Winterfell”, and maybe a few tinfoil theories. Trueborn krakens Sarah (Lady Weaver), Dana (Taindana) pop in briefly to give their blessing and laugh with us.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, as well as all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones

Editor: David

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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 524: Sacred Games (Netflix series) – Season 1


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“Do you believe in God? God doesn’t give a F**k.”

Join Bina, Nadia and Jock as they discuss season one of Netflix India’s superb epic thriller, Sacred Games, exploring Mumbai’s underworld of corrupt cops, religiously divided mafiosi, populist politicians, and Bollywood call girls.

“That day I learned drugs, guns and violence are small time business. The real business is politics.”

*No dogs were harmed in the making of this podcast*

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VoK 523: Dragoncast – “Winterfell” (S08E01 Review)



Game of Thrones is back after more than 18 months away and brings with it Dragoncast. How does this premiere compare to other season premieres? Join us for drinks and dragons.

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Casey (blue-eyed-queen) Michal (inkasrain), Matt (Varley), Katie (Lady Griffin), and #Greg (claudiusthefool).

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: Adam

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VoK 522: Game of Thrones – Pre-Season 8 Speculation



The Dragoncast Vassals come together to chat about the upcoming final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones. What the show has meant to us and the fandom. Who do we think will survive? Will anyone win? Witness the insanity of mobile podcast tents, onion babies, CGI buttocks, and more! Also, #whereisGhost?

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Matt (Varley), Michal (Inkasrain), and Matt (Blu3arm0r).

Let us know who you think will survive the series and who you think is destined to die.

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

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VoK 519: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (The WB/UPN series) – Retrospective



The Earth is doomed! Join hosts Kevin/Gaiden, Dana/Taindana, Jock/Munrojock, and Adam/DrownedSnow as they revisit the classic television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Preshow/Aftershow starts at 3hr 33m

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VoK 517: The Dragon Prince (Netflix series) – Season 1 & 2



Greetin’s fella humans! Join vassals Michal (inkasrain), Adam (drownedsnow), Bina (bina007), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Sara (DrBlood), and Zach (Alias) as they review Netflix and Wonderstorm’s animated fantasy series, The Dragon Prince. The crew talks character and conflict, themes and theories, and debates glow-toad cuteness vs baby dragon adorability.

Come for the review, stay for the meditations on Radical Utilitarianism, Rawls Veil of Ignorance, and the persuasions of Satan in Milton’s Paradise Lost. #kidsshow

Featuring a Very Special Appearance by actual youth-child, BabyDrBlood!

Credits:
Edited by Michal (inkasrain)

‘The Dragon Prince’ season 2 ending is way more important than it seems by Michal

All music in this episode is from The Dragon Prince, Season 1 (A Netflix Original Series Soundtrack) and The Dragon Prince, Season 2 (A Netflix Original Series Soundtrack), composed by Frederik Wiedmann and released by Lakeshore Records. Tracks used include:

The Dragon Prince – Main Title
End Credits / The Power to Change Everything
Brothers
The Jelly Tart Heist
Azymondias

Purchase or stream the complete soundtracks here:
Season 1
Season 2

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VoK 516: Race/Ethnicity in ASOIAF (discussion)



Join hosts Kevin/Gaiden, Matt/blu3arm0r, Michael/Khal Wadege, and Dana/Taindana as they discuss Summer Islander History month. The vassals get into the various characters of color and their roles in the books as well as the show.

Aftershow starts at 1 hr 33 mins.

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VoK 514: Sex Education (Netflix series) – Season 1


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Join Bina, Noah/Pops88, Marie/Nymeria and Jock/MunroJock2 as they discuss the first season of Netflix’ High School dramedy, set in contemporary Britain but heavily influenced by John Hughes movies. The show stars Enders’ Game’s Asa Butterfield as a kid dispensing sex education advice to his peers, and X-Files’ Gillian Anderson as his mum.

The after show starts at 42m.

Music credit – theme song from the show – Ezra Furman – Love You So Bad

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