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VoK 504: The Best Chapter in Dance aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 80)


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Join us for episode 80 of the Great Linear ASOIAF Re-Read … The North Remembers ! After a meeting with Lancel Lannister at Darry and the arrival of the pale mare at Mereen, we witness one of the greatests moments in Dance : Lord Manderly reveals himself and Davos is sent to the terribly legendary Skagos. The chapters are Jaime 4 from Feast, Dany 5 and Davos 4 from Dance. These events take place between April 15th and 17th 300 AL.

This podcast will not contain any show spoilers, however it could potentially spoil any events in George R R Martin’s published series. Your hosts are Sarah (Lady Weaver), Michael (Khal Wadege), Matt (blu3arm0r), Noah (Pops88), Alix (Aiwendil),Jock (Munrojock2) and Marie (Nymeria).

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by Casey and will cover the first ever Melisandre POV in Dance, Brienne 6 in Feast, and The Lost Lord/Jon Connington 1 in Dance.

Aftershow at 1 hr 55 min.

Hosted and edited by Nymeria
Music credits – Alpine Universe

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VoK 466: Doctor Who (BBC One series) – Season 10



Join hosts David (davidhhh), Jock (Munrojock2), Marie (Nymeria), Alix (Aiwendil) as they discuss season 10 of modern Doctor Who and the surrounding Christmas specials, the end of the Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat eras of the show, plus their hopes for the show’s future. Julia (No True Lady) and Matt (Varley) make cameo appearances in the aftershow.

This episode contains spoilers for all aired episodes of Doctor Who.

Show times:
Part 1 – Intros and general thoughts on the season
Part 2 – 14:23 – The characters
Part 3 – 46:58 – The episodes
Part 4 – 2:04:22 – The future: new Doctor, new showrunner, new controversy
After Show – 2:18:33

Edited by David.
Music: The Timelords (aka The KLF) – Doctorin’ The TARDIS

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VoK 460: The Three-Headed Kitten aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 66)


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Join us for episode 66 of the Vassals of Kingsgrave’s great linear re-read ! Your hosts today are Jock/munrojock2, Hannah/shadowbaby, Varley, Matt/blu3armor, Tanja/Scilens, Alix/Aiwendil and Marie/Nymeria and we cover the prologue from Dance, Tyrion 1 from Dance, and Jaime 1 from Dance. These events take place on Feb 13th and 14th 300 AL.

Spoilers for the whole published series but not for the show.

Aftershow starts at 1hr29m and contains spoilers for the Farseer trilogy by Robin Hobb from 1hr30m to 1h31m30s.

Music credits : Alpine Universe
Hosted and edited by Nymeria

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VoK 444: Best Media of 2017 Awards


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In this episode, various Vassals describe the music, books, TV shows and movies that they enjoyed last year. Listen in for recommendations of things to try that may be outside of your usual comfort zone!

Music (45s): Alix/Aiwendil opens up the show with her recommendation, “In the Passing Light of Day,” by Pain of Salvation.

TV shows (5m): Glen/Dagos_Rivers and Hannah/Shadowbaby recommend dystopian TV show Black Mirror; Adam/DrownedSnow recommends the Netflix Western Godless; Glen also recommends the British gameshow Armchair Detectives. Marie/Nymeria is joined by Alix and Glen to discuss the star-studded thriller Big Little Lies; Natalie/BranTheBeastling and Sarah/Lady Weaver recommend sci-fi drama Black; DavidHHH reviews the Syfy dystopian drama 12 Monkeys; Natalie and Sarah return to review the Korean drama Stranger; and DavidHHH returns to share his love for the DC Arroverse crossover.

Film (36m): Bina007 discusses the the AI documentary Alphago.

Books (40m): Paul/SerDinnerRoll reviews Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve; Bina007 returns to review Blitzed by Norman Ohler and Alix takes us home with a discussion of SPQR by Mary Beard.

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VoK 442: Stag Night aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 59)



Join Vassals Alix (Aiwendil), Adam (drownedsnow), David (davidhhh), Marie (Nymeria), and Patrick (Ser for Partick the Tall) for part 59 of our Great Linear Re-read of A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin.

Events take place from 25th January to 29th January 300 AL.

Asha 1 – AFFC – prep for Queensmoot
Jon 10 – ASOS – Stannis arrives (34:00)
Victarion 1 – The Iron Captain (1:10:00)
Aftershow – Winds of Winter Spoiler chapter discussion (1:51:00)

The next Linear Re-Read will be hosted by Casey and will cover the Epilogue (ASOS), Aeron 2 (AFFC), and Arya 13 (ASOS)

Edited by Adam

Music credits: Alpine Universe

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VoK 440: Three Books in One! aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 58)


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Join the Vassals for Part 58 of the Epic Linear Re-Read ! Today we discuss chapters from three different books: Dany 2 from ADWD, The Captain of the Guards from AFFC and Jon 9 from ASOS, which cover events of January 20th and 21st 300. Dany chains the dragons, we are introduced to Dorne, and the Battle of the Wall rages when old friends show up … but not yet Stannis !
Your hosts are Bina/Bina007, Alix/Aiwendil, Matt/Varley, David/davidhhh and Marie/Nymeria.

The next episode will be hosted by Adam and will cover Asha 1 from Feast, Jon 10 from Storm and Victarion 1 from Feast. Brace yourselves for a lot of Iron Islands action and the arrival of Stannis at the Wall !

Spoilers: this episode does not contain spoilers for the show A GAME OF THRONES, but can contain spoilers for all published books in the series.

Disclaimer: opinions expressed in this episode are only those of the hosts, and do not represent VOK as a whole.

Aftershow starts at 1:14:15

Credits:
Edited by Nymeria
Picture credits Luisa Giliberti

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VoK 429: The Gate is Magic aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 54)



Join Vassals Casey/blue-eyed-queen, Zach/Alias, Alix/Aiwendil, Matt/Varley/Varley mo Varley, Adam/drownedsnow and Marie/Nymeria for Part 54 of our Great Linear Re-read of A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, where we get our very first Dance chapter!
We cover the events of Davos 6, Dany 1 from ADWD and Bran 4.

The next Linear Re-Read will be hosted by Bina and will cover Tyrion 9 and Jaime 7 from A
Storm of Swords.

Apologies for the Skype sound notifications throughout the recording.

Edited by Nymeria

Music credits: Alpine Universe, The National

Picture credit: A Storm of Swords Drawing Project, Bran IV by JoThirteen

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VoK 407: Sense8 (Netflix series) – Seasons 1 & 2


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In this very wide-ranging episode, your hosts Hannah (shadow_baby), Tanja (Scilens), Alix (Aiwendil) and Marie (Nymeria) explain why they love Netflix’s show Sense8 so much, and why the cancellation of the show is heartbreaking. This is a discussion about love, tolerance and open-mindedness. There are spoilers for the entire show, as well as non spoilery mentions of Orange Is The New Black, Grey’s Anatomy, How to Get Away With Murder, Firefly, Scrubs, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Leftovers, and the Dune series.

Music Credits: What’s Up (4 Non Blondes), Beethoven 5th Piano concerto “Emperor”

Edited by Nymeria.

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VoK 403: Westerosi Rumpy Pumpy aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 47)


chapter_27___a_storm_of_swords_drawing_project_by_apoiaf-d670fjyHaving left Jaime with Roose Bolton and Dany in Mereen, in this episode of the ASOIAF Linear Reread we see Jon get jiggy with it in Jon 3, and watch him scale The Wall in Jon 4. Finally we live through a guilt ridden fever dream in Jaime 6 resulting in a feat of derring do.

Your hosts for this episode are Adam/DrownedSnow, Alexi/Czar Alexi, Alix/Aiwendil, Bina007 and Sarah/Lady Weaver. The aftershow starts at 1hr 8m.

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire but not for HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Music credits: Alpine Universe, Radiohead – Climbing up the walls, Will Smith – Getting Jiggy With It, and Ming Tea – BBC.
Picture credit: The Podcast of Ice and Fire drawing project. Jon 3 by Jesicka309.

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VoK Bonus: Vote for VOK! (Aiwendil’s melody)


Alix (Aiwendil) writes and performs a song urging VoK listeners to vote for Vok for the podcast awards this year.

Update: Vote for ‘TV and Film’ (NOT Entertainment) and ‘People’s Choice’.

Duration: 00:1:28

Edited by Aiwendil

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VoK 370: The Expanse (Syfy series) – Seasons 1 & 2


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Join the Vassals as they review the first two seasons of Syfy’s The Expanse, a science-fiction/drama/thriller set in a future where humanity has colonized the solar system and which has been described as “A Song of Ice and Fire in space”.

In this podcast, a balanced group of book-readers and show-watchers made up of Alix (Aiwendil), Adam (drownedsnow), Mariana (LillyKaneIsNotDead), Marie (Nymeria), Patrick the Tall and Silvana (silvaubrey) discuss the TV series in great detail while steering clear of show-spoiler territory.

Aftershow begins at 1 hr 59 min
(Who are the Expansionistas? Which characters would Patrick have a threesome with? Stick around to find out!)

The Hosts:
Alix (Aiwendil)
Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall)
Adam (drownedsnow)
Mariana (LillyKaneIsNotDead)
Marie (Nymeria)
Silvana (silvaubrey)

Aftershow begins at 1 hr 59 min

Alix (Aiwendil) – Editor

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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 366: Skulls and Kisses aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 37)



 

Join Vassals Adam (drownedsnow), Bina (Bina007), Matt (Varley), Alix (Aiwendil), Sarah (Lady Weaver), Nadia, Noah (Pops88), and Jock (Munrojock2) as they continue the epic linear re-read of A Song Of Ice and Fire.

 

This episode covers 15th Oct 299 – 30 Oct 299

Jon 1 – (ASOS)
Arya 2 – (ASOS)
Arya 3 – (ASOS)
Sansa 1 – (ASOS)

 

Spoilers: This episode covers all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire but does not give Game of Thrones show spoilers.

Editor: Adam

Music Credit: King Beyond the Wall by jed o’white hart

Picture credit:  The A Podcast Of Ice and Fire drawing project: Jon I by Careless

 

The next episode will cover

28th Oct 299 – 30 Oct 299

 

Tyrion 2, Dany 4, ASOS Prologue, and Cat 2
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VoK 365: Near Death Experiences for Profit aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 36)



Hosts Casey/Blue-eyed-queen, Aiwendil/Alix, Marie/Nymeria, Tanja/Scilens, Sara/DrBlood, Zach/Alias, and Paul/Serdinnerroll explore the next four chapters of The Great ASOIAF Linear Reread with Tyrion 1, Bran 1, Davos 1 and Davos 2 of A Storm of Swords.

If you’re following along at home the next four chapters will be Jon 1, Arya 2, Arya 3, and Sansa 1 of A Storm of Swords.

This podcast contains spoilers for all published works of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin, but does not contain spoilers for HBO’s show, Game of Thrones.

Aftershow begins at 1 hr 45 m

Credits:
Edited by Casey (Blue-eyed-queen)
Music credits: Alpine Universe
Pirate Epic Mix 2
Picture Credit: ASOS drawing project, by: jesicka309
Death Count of the War of the Five Kings

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VoK 358: VikingCast aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 34)



The reread is back with Vassals Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Zach (Alias), Alix (Aiwendil), Tanja (Scilens) and Marie (Nymeria).

They discuss the last linear chapter of A Clash of Kings (Tyrion 15), move into A Storm of Swords with Dany being a badass (Dany 2&3), and Arya’s survival skills (Arya 1). And it wouldn’t be a Patrick episode if Vikings didn’t come up.

For listeners playing along at home, the next episode will actually be part 36, covering A Storm of Swords Tyrion 1, Bran 1, Davos 1, and Davos 2. Part 35 will be a discussion of how it’s been rereading the books through A Clash of Kings linearly.

This podcast contains spoilers for all published works of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin, but does not contain spoilers for HBO’s show, Game of Thrones.

Aftershow begins at 1 hr 41m

Credits:
Edited by Casey (blue-eyed-queen)
Music credits: Alpine Universe
“Dragon Queen (Mhysa)”, by Karliene
Picture credit: The A Podcast Of Ice and Fire drawing project: ASOS Arya I by Nick Snow

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VoK 348: Cards Against Westeros LIVE


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Welcome to ____ and____ with ____ , ____, ____ and last but not least ____.

We are today trying our hand at playing Cards Against Westeros on a website called Pretend You’re Xyzzy.

The main part is about an hour, but afterwards, some of us keep on playing in an even more informal/chaotic way.

Hosts: Alias, FTWard, Scilens, Aiwendil, Bina007, Shadowbaby and Patrick the Tall

Editor: Patrick the Tall

Music is by Alpine Univers

 

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VoK 346: Westworld (HBO series) – Season 1 Retrospective


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Join Alix/Aiwendil, Adam/DrownedSnow, Bina007, Matt/VarleyOnTheForums and Michael/Mordion as they review season 1 of HBO’s Westworld and speculate about season 2.

This podcast contains spoilers for the HBO series and original movie.

The aftershow begins at 57 minutes.

Music and picture credit: HBO & Barenaked Ladies.

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VoK 339: Tales from the Darkling Plain (aka The Lost VOKs)


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In this Halloween spooktacular, Valkyrist ventures into the Darkling Plain in search of lost podcast recordings, and summons the ghosts of Kingsgrave’s past.

Clips have been selected from the following unpublished VOK podcasts:

02:10 – DragonCast S04E09 Review
24:20 – SoccerCast (Vol.2)
47:49 – CockneyMoot 2014 FCR Outtakes
50:41 – ASOIAF Future Predictions
1:13:44 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens Preview
1:38:23 – Mockingjay: Part 1 Review
1:44:50 – WolfCast S05E10 Review
2:02:09 – SeattleMoot 2015
2:22:32 – APOIAF April Fools’ Aftershow
2:39:49 – Kingsgrave Jukebox

Disclaimer: This podcast contains spoilers for A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, and The Hunger Games. Please consult the timestamps above to avoid being spoiled for any of these titles.

Credits:
Curated by Valkyrist
Songs by jed o’white hart, Aiwendil, Bina007, and Amberrocks

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VoK 332: Jon Snow is Harry Potter aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 24)


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The epic linear re-read of A Song Of Ice and Fire ponders time as the vassals cover Theon 3, Jon 4, Jon 5 and Bran 6 – Theon’s oratory skills on the Stony Shore, arrival at the Fist of the First Men, Ghosts discovery of the cashe and Bran and Theon becomes bros.

Hosts: Peter, Tanja, Alix, Nadia, Alexi, Michael and Patrick.

The aftershow begins at 1 hr 12mins and is of course VERY interesting.

Spoilers: This episode covers all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire but does not give Game of Thrones show spoilers.

Editor: Patrick

Picture  was fond on Reddit.

Music: Alpine Univers: A Song of Ice and Fire

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