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VOK 665b – Soccercast – Euros 2020 Semi Final Review and Final Preview


Join Bina, Bing, Noah and Patrick as they review the semi-finals and preview the final of the Euros 2020.

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VOK 665 – Bitesize Soccercast – Reaction To England’s Semi-Final Victory


Two short clips of Bina and Noah in jubilant mood; Patrick gracious in defeat; and Bing neutral as always. Football’s Coming Home! Join us on the Discord for live Finals chat on Sunday.

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VOK 664 – Soccercast – Euros R16 and QF Review and SF Preview


Noah, Patrick and Grand-Maester Bing review the Round of 16 and Quarter Final matches and preview the Semi Finals with the aid of Noah’s quote unquote amazing wall chart.

The Round of 16 review plays out as follows: Boyos vs Denmark up at the start; Italy vs Austria at 6 mins in; the shock upset of Netherlands vs Czech Rep at 9m; Belgium vs FC Ronaldo at 14m; Croatia vs Spain with Most Weird Shit in a football match at 17m; RIP France vs Switzerland at 23m; and FOOTBALL COMING HOME at 28m; Sweden vs Ukraine at 40m.

The Quarter Final coverage starts at 44m with the entrance of Ser Patrick The Tall and moves into Spain vs Switzerland; Belgium vs Italy at 49m and the potentially fateful injury of Spinnazola; Czech Republic vs Denmark at 59m in that footballing mecca of Baku; and finally England roflstomping Ukraine 4-0 at 1hr 3 mins in.

The semi-final preview begins at 1hr 10mins in on England vs Denmark and Spain vs Italy at 1hr 20mins in.

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VOK 660 – Soccercast – Euros 2021 Week 1 Round Up


Noah and Bing review the first week of group games, recording at 4pm UK time on Friday 18th June. They discuss Turkey’s poor form; Wales’ outperformance; whether Denmark should’ve still played their opening match; and make some ballsy predictions for the England Scotland match.

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VOK 657 – Soccercast – Euros 2021 Preview


Football’s coming home! Join Noah, Bing and Bina as they wrap up the European soccer season and then, at 27 minutes in, preview the Euros 2020/2021, making predictions for how each group will play out. Also watch out for new footie chants for Bing, Bina and Marie in the aftershow.

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VOK 654 – Soccercast – Superleague Edition


Join Noah, Bing and Bina as they discuss the shambolic short-lived European Superleague (and literally sing the praises of Varley).

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VoK 604: Will Winter Ever Come? aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead FINALE (Part 107)


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Join the Vassals for the final episode of the reread! We begin with Bina007 delivering some nerd stats about who has hosted which episode. At 16 minutes in we move to a Dance With Dragons trivia quiz hosted by Pops88/Noah. And finally 24 minutes in we delve into a thematic discussion of Dance hosted by Khal Wadege/Michael.

The themes are:
– failing to rule the peace (24 minutes in)
– the journey to yourself (40 minutes in)
– what isn’t there – the others and the dragons (52 minutes in)
– all things prophesy (1hr 3mins in)
– Southern ambitions (1hr 10 mins in)
– Greyscale and Marwyn (1hr 19 mins in)
– The Grand Northern Conspiracy (1hr 29 mins in)
– The rising power of religion (1hr 46 mins in)
– The children of the forest (1hr 55 mins in)
– Thoros of Myr (2hrs 5 mins in)
The hosts are rounded out by Marie/Nymeria – Michael/Khal Wadege – Varley/Matt – Matt/Blu3arm0r and Jock/MunroJock2.

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series but for Game of Thrones, the TV show.

Music credit – Alpine Universe.
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VoK 587: Chekhov’s Horn aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 99)


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Happy New Year Vokkers! Welcome to part 99 of the great linear ASOIAF reread, where we get (blue) balls-deep into the prep for the battle of Mereen, with Barristan 1, Tyrion 11 (26m) and Victarion 1/Victarion 2 (34m) from Dance. There is a discussion of the TWOW chapter, Arianne 2, in the aftershow at 48m. These events take place between July 7th and July 10th 300 AL.

Your hosts are Michael/Khal Wadege; Noah/Pops88; Marie/Nymeria; Jock/MunroJock2; Bina007 and Matt/Varley.

Music credit – Alpine Universe

Picture credit – Abend86 at Deviantart

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all of George’s published works, but not for Game of Thrones.

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VoK 583: Ride or Die! aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 98)


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Join us for the 98th episode of the linear reread. In this sintallment we spend a lot of time on Dany 9 from Dance and we also get into Arianne 1 from Winds. Your hosts are QueenJames, Dr. Blood, Khal Wadege, Gaiden, Pops88, Shadow_baby, Nymeria, Varley, and Bina007.

Spoilers for all ASOIAF including TWOW preview chapters. We also have a GOT show discussion in the aftershow.

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VoK 582: A Buyer’s Market aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 97)


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Join the vassals as we continue our epic linear reread. Tyrion, Penny, and Jorah are sold to Yezzan zo Qaggaz, Dany makes peace with Yunkai, introduces Quentyn to her dragons, attends the opening of the fighting pits and flies away on Drogon. Oh yeah, Arianne is in this episode too…

The episode was split into two parts due to length. In part 1 we review Tyrion 10 and Dany 8 from Dance. In part 2 we spend a lot of time on Dany 9 from Dance and we also get into Arianne 1 from Winds. Your hosts are QueenJames, Dr. Blood, Khal Wadege, Gaiden, Pops88, Shadow_baby, Nymeria, Varley, and Bina007.

Spoilers for all ASOIAF including TWOW preview chapters. We also have a GOT show discussion in the aftershow of part 2.

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VoK 569: Feast Retrospective #3 aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 92)


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Join us for the final part of our A Feast For Crows recap as we explore the character arcs and potential TWOW storylines of Brienne (2m), the Greyjoys (32m) and Sam (1hr2m).

Your hosts are Matt/Blu3arm0r; Michael/Khal Wadege; Wilson/The Wandering Prophet; Noah/Pops88 and Bina007.

WARNING – No GOT show spoilers, but TWOW spoilers throughout.

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VoK 567: Feast Retrospective #2 aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 91)


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This is the second episode of an epic three part wrap up discussion A Feast For Crows. We begin with asking whether Sansa will become the most dangerous player of the Game of Thrones, the move to a small discussion of Arianne at 22m in, and wrap up with a discussion of Arya at 25m in. The aftershow begins at 37m30s and contains extensive TWOW spoilers.

The next and final episode of this recap will Brienne and the Greyjoys.

Music credit – Alpine Universe. Picture credit – HBO.

Your hosts are: Matt/Blu3arm0r, Noah/Pops88, Michael/Khal Wadege, Wilson/Wandering Prophet, Bina007 and MunroJock2.

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VoK 564: Feast Retrospective #1 aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 90)


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In the first of an epic three part wrap up discussion A Feast For Crows, our hosts discuss what motivates Cersei Lannister and how her character could be affected by The Walk Of Shame. We also discuss minor characters in her government as well as the rise of the Faith in AFFC. (As well as a random tangent to Arianne!)

The next episode of this recap will cover Sansa and Arya Stark and the final episode will cover Brienne and the Greyjoys. The chapter rereads of A Dance With Dragons will re-commence after that.

No spoilers for the TV show or TWOW in this episode.

Music credit – Alpine Universe. Picture credit – HBO.

Your hosts are: Matt/Blu3arm0r, Noah/Pops88, Michael/Khal Wadege, Wilson/Wandering Prophet, Bina007 and MunroJock2.

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VoK 563: A Star-Studded Cast aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 89)


dany-and-hizdahr-daenerys-targaryen-38580211-4928-3280It’s all Dance all the time as we enter the final furlong of this reread. Join us as we read Dany 6, Jaime 1 and Areo 1/The Watcher, covering May 22nd to May 28th 300 AL.

Your hosts are Michael/Khal Wadege, QueenJames, Bina007, Matt/blu3arm0r, Noah/Pops88, Brett/Whiteraven, Marie/Nymeria and Jock/MunroJock2 with special guest appearances from Zander/The Lord Baron, Sarah/Lady Weaver, Adam/DrownedSnow and Ser Patrick The Tall!

Random chit-chat from the start. Dany 6 begins at 7m; Jaime 1 at 39m; Areo 1 at 1hr8m.  The after show begins at 1hr38m.

The next episode will be a Feast recap episode hosted by Matt/Blu3arm0r.

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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 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 488: SoccerCast (Vol.6) – English Premier League 2018–19 (Opening Games)


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Join Bing, Noah and Leigh as they discuss the changes to the teams in the English Premier League transfer window and review the opening games of the new season, in the first of our all-new shiny monthly Soccercast! It’s the VOK series that no-one was clamouring for but everybody needs in their life.

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VoK 477: SoccerCast (Vol.4) – World Cup 2018 (Knockout Stage)


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Join Bing/Shoeshiner, Bina007, Leigh/ChaoticNeutral1882, Matt/Blu3arm0r and Noah/Pops88 as they review the R16 and Quarter Final matches and preview the Semi-finals. The after show begins at 1hr 9m wherein the team takes a World Cup trivia quiz.

Music credits – Baddiel, Skinner and the Lightning Seeds, “Three Lions” 1998 and “Vindaloo” by Fat Les.

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VoK 467: ChicagoCast aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 69)


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Join Bina007, Noah/Pops88, Paul/SerDinnerRoll, Zander/TheLordBaron, and Steven/SJLee as they cover Bran 1 from ADWD, Sam 1 from AFFC and Jon 2 from ADWD. These events take place on the 18th and then the 20th of February 300 AL. It’s also the first time we get what will often be the same events from two angles in the Jon and Sam chapters.

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 is will be hosted by Adam/DrownedSnow and will cover Reek 1 and Jon 3 from A Dance With Dragons and Davos 1 from A Feast For Crows.

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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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