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VoK 532: Fat Pink Cast aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 84)


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The Vassals are back for another Great Linear A Song of Ice and Fire Reread. Join our hosts QueenJames, FTWard (Thomas), Nymeria (Marie), Khal Wadege (Michael), Gaiden (Kevin), MunroJock2 (Jock), and Nadia as they raise their fat pink masts and make their way through the Myrish swamp.

Our chapters are:
Arya 3/Cat of the Canals (Feast) – Arya kills Dareon, becomes blind
Sam 4 (Feast) – Aemon dies
Cersei 7 (Feast) – News of the Shield Islands. Loras sent to take Dragonstone

The next episode will be hosted by Bina and will cover Jaime 5 and 6 from Feast and Tyrion 8 from Dance.

This podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in A Song Of Ice And Fire but not the Game of Thrones TV show until 1hr 3m.

Picture credit – Marc Simonetti, Fantasy Flight Games

Music credit – Alpine Universe

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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 521: Harry’s Floating Head aka The Great Harry Potter Reread (Part 6)



The Vassals of Kingsgrave return to Hogwarts to continue their never-ending read through of Prisoner of Azkaban. Join Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Marie (Nymeria), Matt (Varley), Michal (inkasrain), Big Paul (Pod’s Plight), Small Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Zander (The Lord Baron), and Zach (Alias) as they talk about magic cats, patronuses, and lots and lots of Quidditch. Stick around for the aftershow at 1 hour and 53 minutes for some Christopher Columbus bashing and Chicago vs. New York.

This podcast contains spoilers for the entire Harry Potter series including the Fantastic Beasts films.

Credits:
Edited by Zach (Alias)

Harry Potter Theme (Metal)
Azkaban Soundtrack – 07 A Window to the Past

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VoK 520: A Tale Of Two Matts aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 83)


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After six months and eighteen chapters we finally get to May 300 AL and near the end of Feast! In this episode we will cover Tyrion 7 from Dance (5m), The Princess in the Tower/Arianne 2 from Feast (25m) and Brienne 7 from Feast (44m). These events take place from May 1st to May 3rd 300 AL. The after show begins at 1hr including a discussion of New York Moot and Hashtag Greg parlous trivia skills.

Your hosts are Bina, Casey, Marie, Zack, Matt, Matt and Michael.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by QueenJames and will cover Arya 3/Cat of the Canals, Sam 4 (the death of Aemon) and Cersei 7 from Feast.

This podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in A Song Of Ice And Fire but not the Game of Thrones TV show until 1hr 3m.

Picture credit – Marc Simonetti, Fantasy Flight Games

Music credit – Alpine Universe

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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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VoK 506: You (Lifetime series) – Season 1


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Join Bina, Marie, Sarah, Thomas and Jock as they discuss the eminently trashy but binge-able Lifetime/Netflix TV show You, starring Gossip Girl’s Penn Badgely as a murderous bookshop owner.  (Hashtag Greg, say it ain’t so!) This episode is spoiler-filled for the first season of the show.

Music credits – Tonight You Belong To Me by Joseph William Morgan featuring Lola Rhodes – the theme tune of the show.

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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 503: GLOW (Netflix series) – Season 2


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Join Nadia, Nymeria (Marie), taindana (Dana) and drownedsnow (Adam) as they discuss the second season of Netflix’s GLOW.

This podcast contains spoilers for seasons 1 & 2 of the Netflix’s GLOW.

Edited by Nadia.

Music:
Netflix’s GLOW Opening Sequence – The Warrior by Scandal feat. Patty Smyth
Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship

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VoK 496: FeastDance Blue Balls aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 78)


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Ironmen get flayed – a Prince is Tattered – and a woman wanders around Westeros without a clue in the 78th episode of the epic linear ASOIAF reread. Join Bina, Varley, Adam, Zack, Marie and Jock as they wade balls-deep into FeastDance, with Reek/Theon 2, Quentyn 2/The Windblown at 18m, and Brienne 5 at 29m. These events take place between the 5th and 9th April 300.

The aftershow starts at 45m with the superb Moot Of The World song by Ged O’White Hart!

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for anything in George R R Martin’s ASOIAF series. Content from TWOW preview chapters will be clearly flagged and avoidable. We do not discuss or spoil the show.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by QueenJames for the first time!! and will cover Cersei 6 from Feast, Jon 6 from Dance and Tyrion 6 from Dance.

Picture credit – HBO

Music credits – Alpine Universe and the Podcast Bard – Ged O’White Hart

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VoK 491: The Last Bran Chapter aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 76)


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Join us for episode 76 of the Great Linear ASOIAF Re-Read ! Today we enjoy one of the few Sansa chapters (Alayne 1 from Feast), we learn again how great George is at writing horror stories with Brienne 4 from Feast, and we ponder over the passing of time in the last Bran chapter of the published books : Bran 3 from Dance. Your hosts are Sarah (Lady Weaver), Zach (Alias), Duncan (Valkyrist), Jock (munrojock2), Marie (Nymeria). These events take place between March 23rd and 27th 300 AL.

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works George R R Martin’s A Song Of Ice and Fire series but not for the HBO Show or TWOW Preview Chapters unless clearly marked.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by Adam. It will cover Jon 5 and Tyrion 5 from Dance and Sam 3 from Feast.

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VoK 490: Sense8 (Netflix series) – Series Finale


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The Vassals bid a fond farewell to the Netflix series Sense8 as we review the series finale. Join David (davidhhh), Marie (Nymeria), Hannah (Shadowbaby), Matt (blu3arm0r), Jock (munrojock2), James (QueenJames) as we discuss our love for this show and how much we’ll miss it… and orgies, polyamory, and rainbow sex toys too. After all, this IS VoK!
The aftershow hilarity starts at 1:58:36.

Music credits: Depeche Mode – I Feel You; Magnetic Fields feat Xoe Wise – Nothing Matters When We’re Dancing (Sense8 Remix)
Edited by davidhhh

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VoK 485: Pickle Rickard aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 74)


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Hey there, join us for episode 74 of our Great Linear Re-Read of A Song of Ice and Fire by G.R.R. Martin ! Today your hosts are Michael (Khal Wadege), Leigh (ChaoticNeutral1882), Matt (blu3arm0r), Varley, Jock (munrojock2) and Marie (Nymeria) and we cover the events of Cersei 4 from Feast, and Tyrion 4 and Bran 2 from Dance. We get to see an epic Small Council meeting, travel aboard the Shy Maid, and finally meet Bloodraven.  These chapters take place from March 16th to 20th of 300 AL.

As usual, spoilers for the entire published series but not for the show, nor for TWOW preview chapters. Come and listen to the guffawing of Pycelle by Varley, our troubles with Australian internet, and a great parody of Rick and Morty!

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will cover Dany 4 from Dance, Cersei 5 from Feast, and Jaime 3 from Feast.

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VoK 482: The Buckethead Army aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 73)


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In this episode Bina007, Matt/Varley, Adam/Drownedsnow, Marie/Nymeria and Michael/Khal Wadege discuss Arya 2 from Feast (2m in) Jon 4 (24m in) and Davos 3 (at 56m in) from Dance. The events take place from March 7th to March 12th. We get Arya’s supercool training montage in Braavos, we get Stannis hearing some home truths from Jon, and Wylla Manderley being a badass.

The podcast contains spoilers for all published works in ASOIAF but not for Game of Thrones.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will cover Cersei 4 from Feast and Tyrion 4  and Bran 2 from Dance.

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VoK 469: FakeCast aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 70)



In this episode we cover Theon 1, Jon 3, and Davos 1 from A Dance With Dragons. The events take place on the 20th and then 24th February 300.

Theon 1 – 07:40
Jon 3 – 29:05
Davos 1 – 1:08:25
Aftershow – 1:38:25

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Marie (Nymeria), Matt (Blu3arm0r), Leigh (ChaoticNeutral1882), Jock (Munrojock2), and Ty (enigmas).

Edited by Adam

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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 465: The Prick Trilogy aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 68)



Join us for episode 68 of the Vassals of Kingsgrave’s great linear re-read ! Your hosts today are Sarah/Lady Weaver, Michael/Khal wadege, Noah/Pops88, Jock/munrojock2, Tanja/Scilens, Dan/witless chum, and Marie/Nymeria and we cover Brienne 3 from Feast, Arianne 1 aka The Queenmaker from Feast, and Jon 1 from Dance. These events take place on Feb 17th 300 AL. We welcome Dan for his first reread episode, although he’s been around for a while!

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

Aftershow starts at 1hr54m and contains spoilers for the Farseer trilogy by Robin Hobb (again !)

Music credits : Alpine Universe
Picture credits : Sacha Angel Diener
Hosted and edited by Nymeria

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VoK 464: Westworld – “Journey into Night” & “Reunion” (S02E01-02 Review)


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Hosts: Adam (Drownedsnow), Bina (Bina007), Marie (Nymeria), and Jock (Munrojock2)

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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 457: Storm Retrospective aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 64)


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It’s time to put all of you’re a Storm of Swords questions to rest, join your hosts Sarah (Lady Weaver), Jock (Munrojock2), Marie (Nymeria), Tanja (Scilens), Hannah (Shadowbaby), Scott (Shaggy Dog) and Matt (Varley) as they answer all of your burning questions.

This episode is full of spoilers from George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series, but not the Game of Thrones TV show.

Show Times:
Part 1 – Overall impressions on the book and the impact of reading it linearly.
Part 2 – 0:52:30 – The impact of character deaths and the new POVs – Sansa’s character arc.
Part 3 – 1:26:09 – All things House Tyrell.
After Show – 1:53:35

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VoK 455: Varley’s is the Fury aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 62)


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Join hosts Nadia, Varley/Matt, Nymeria/Marie, shadowbaby/Hannah, Gaiden/Kevin and blu3arm0r/Matt as they continue the Great Linear Reread with Cersei 1 from A Feast for Crows, Quentyn 1 from A Dance with Dragons and Sansa 7 from A Storm of Swords.

The next reread will be hosted by Bina007 and will cover Sam 4, Jon 11, Sam 5 and Jon 12 from 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 30 mins.

Credits:
Edited by Nadia
Artwork: Sansa at the Eeyrie by Michael Komarck

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