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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 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 527: WolfCast – “Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” (S08E02 Review)


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Join VOK curators Bina, Glen and Nadia as well as Hannah and Jock as they discuss e2 of the final season of Game of Thrones – an episode of redemption arcs, strong women, giant teats, and popped cherries.

Spoilers for Game of Thrones and all works in the ASOIAF series.

Music credits – Alpine Universe & HBO.

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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 500: The Dance of the Vassals V



The curators of Vassals of Kingsgrave celebrate their 500th episode!! Join Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Zach (Alias), Greg (claudiusthefool), Michal (inkasrain), Adam (drownedsnow), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Duncan (Valkyrist), Glen (Dagos_Rivers), and Nadia as they answer listener-submitted questions about the books, the podcast and the fandom of A Song of Ice and Fire.

Topics include: our favorite episodes, meetup experiences, Westerosi survival tips, best and worst tinfoil theories, dream podcast guests, stalking George, how the series has affected our lives, and what the future holds.

Stick around for the Aftershow (at 2:31:51) for an interview with Amin Javadi from “A Podcast of Ice and Fire,” in which he elaborates on the early years of the ASOIAF fandom and the origins of VOK.

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist
Music from Age of Empires

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VoK 461: ParanoiaCast! aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 67)


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Join some of the VOK Curators – Adam/DrownedSnow, Glen/Dagos_Rivers, Zach/Alias, Nadia and Ser Patrick The Tall – as they discuss Cersei 3 from A Feast For Crows, Tyrion 2 from A Dance With Dragons and Sansa 1 from Feast again. These events take place on the 15th and 16th Feb 300 AL.

Beware! This podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in the A Song Of Ice and Fire series. It does not spoil the show.

Music – Alpine Universe
Artwork – HBO

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VoK 456: Snow Day aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 63)


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The Vassals complete their reread of A Storm Of Swords, with four chapters –  Sam 4, Jon 11, Sam 5, and Jon 12 – that see the election of the new Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch. These events take place on the 9th and 10th February 300 AL.

Your hosts are Bina007; the OG VOK Curator Glen/Dagos Rivers; the legendary Hashtag Greg aka ClaudiusTheFool; Varley Mo Varley/Matt; Ser Patrick The Tall and Podcast Lurker, Amberrocks!

Beware! This podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in the A Song Of Ice and Fire series including very briefly TWOW preview chapters. It does not spoil the show.

Music – Alpine Universe
Artwork – HBO

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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 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 430: Lannister Trials aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 55)


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In this episode we cover the start of Tyrion’s trial and the return of Jaime to King’s Landing, in Tyrion 9 and Jaime 7 from A Storm of Swords.  Your hosts are Bina007, Adam/DrownedSnow, Casey/Blue-Eyed-Queen, Glen/DagosRivers, Michal/Inkasrain, Nadia and Patrick/SerPatrickTheTall.

These events cover the period from the 7th January 300 AL to the 13th January. In particular, the hosts have been discussing the Redditor who invented the Linear Timeline’s decision to put the Tyrion 9 chapter before the Jaime chapter. The reason is that the Tyrion chapter starts a day before Jaime’s return to King’s Landing, even though the events go passed that by some way.

Another thing we’d like to say before we start is that the events in Jaime 7 are both controversial and sensitive within the fandom.  Listeners who may be triggered by a hopefully sensitive but nonetheless frank discussion of rape in fiction are advised to exercise self-care and judgment before listening.

Music credit – Alpine Universe & The Clash.
Picture credit – HBO’s Game Of Thrones.

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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 416: WolfCast – “The Dragon and the Wolf” (S07E07 Review)


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WolfCast returns for one final time, this year to review the final episode of Game of Thrones Season 7 ‘The Dragon and the Wolf’.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers) is joined by Hannah (shadow_ baby), Sara (DrBlood), Kevin (Gaiden) and Jock (MunroJock2) to discuss titty punches,
incest, and fan theories.

Credits:
Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 413: Dropping the Payload aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 50)


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This is a very special episode of our Linear re-read of George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire as we reach a) the half way point in out planned episodes and b) the narrative development that for many readers is the most scarring and significant plot twist of the series to date – The Red Wedding.

Accordingly, in this episode we’ve invited some of the VOK Curators – the people responsible for the admin and direction of VOK – to come together to discuss Arya 10, Cat 7 and Arya 11 from A Storm of Swords. They are Adam/DrownedSnow, Bina007, Katie/Lady Griffin, Michal/Inkasrain and Nadia.

This episode can be listened to in conjunction with the recent VOK 400 Full Castle Recording of The Red Wedding and post-FCR discussion by some of the curators who aren’t present on this episode.  It also follows the more broad ranging VoK 412 episode that explored all things Robb Stark – a key character who doesn’t have POV chapters and whose actions are often off-screen.

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, The National.
Picture credit: The Podcast of Ice and Fire drawing project. Cat 7 by Lex.

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VoK 408: WolfCast – “Eastwatch” & “Beyond the Wall” (S07E03-04 Review)


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Before the final episode; catch up in the goings on within Westeros in the latest WolfCast episode which reviews the Fifth and Sixth episodes of Game of Thrones Season 7.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Hannah (Shadow_ baby), Sara (DrBlood), and Jock (MunroJock2) present their thoughts on the previous two episodes of the Season.

Credits:
Edited by DrBlood

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VoK 400: The Dance of the Vassals IV



To celebrate their 400th podcast, the curators of VOK break bread in the smoky halls of the Twins and toast a joyous marriage to Edmure Tully and Roslyn Frey.

Join Duncan (Valkyrist), Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Bina (Bina007), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Zach (Alias), Adam (drownedsnow), Nadia, and Greg (claudiusthefool) for a one-night only performance of Catelyn VII from George R. R. Martin’s A Storm of Swords (aka the “Red Wedding”). And stick around backstage for a postmortem discussion of the chapter.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire

02:20 – Full Cast(le) Recording #13: The Hole Where Our Hearts Had Been
33:32 – Catelyn VII (ASOS) Chapter Discussion

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 399: WolfCast – “The Queen’s Justice” & “The Spoils of War” Review (S07E03-04 Review)


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DISCLAIMER: This is a reissued version of the podcast, with improved audio quality.

Before episode Five; catch up in the goings on within Westeros in the latest WolfCast episode which reviews the third and fourth episodes of Game of Thrones Season 7.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Hannah (Shadow_ baby), Sara (DrBlood), Jock (MunroJock2) and Kevin (Gaiden) present their thoughts on the last two episodes of the Season.

Thanks for everyone that voted on the podcast awards but unfortunately, VoK were unsuccessful on this occasion.

Credits:
Edited by DrBlood

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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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