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VoK 599: COVID-19 Cast



Vassals from all around the world conduct a gathering of more than 10 people as we discuss how the global Coronavirus pandemic is affecting our countries, our cities, and our lives. Grab your drink of choice and stay safe with us for a couple of hours.

Hosts: Abby (Daceymormont), Adam (drownedsnow), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Dana (Taindana), David (davidhhh), Jock (Munrojock2), Marie (Nymeria), Michael (Khal Wadege), Sarah (Lady Weaver), Tanja (Scilens), and Michal (inkasrain)

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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 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 451: Last Frey Standing aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 60)


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Join the Vassals as they tackle the hanging of Merrett in the epilogue of ASOS; the Kingsmoot in Aeron 2 from AFFC; and Arya leaving the Hound in Arya 13!  The events stretch from the 30th January to 6th February 300 AL.

Your hosts are Casey/Blue-Eyed Queen, Matt/blu3arm0r; Noah/Pops88, Nadia, and Tanja/Scilens.

The night is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in the A Song Of Ice and Fire series.  At 1hr 7m the team discuss a published spoiler from TWOW and at 1hr15m they discuss a transcript of a chapter read at a Con.  This is clearly labelled and those not reading TWOW spoilers should tune out at 1hr7m.

Picture credit: HBO’s Game Of Thrones
Music credits: Alpine Universe

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VoK 447: Serial Podcast (Review) – Season 1



The Vassals review the first season of Serial, a true crime podcast which investigates the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee  and the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend Adnan Masud Syed. Join Tanja (Scilens), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Steven (SJLee),  Michael (Mordion), and Michal (inkasrain) for a discussion of the Serial phenomenon, the ethics of internet sleuthing, the slippery nature of memory, the listener’s need for closure.

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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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 436: Gitn’ Hitched! aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 56)


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G’Day (ahhh, Duncan!) and welcome back to VOK’s Epic Linear A Song of Ice and Fire Re-read. This episode is hosted and edited by Sarah aka Lady Weaver and her co-hosts Tanja (Scilens), Marie (Nymeria) and Noah (Pops88). It covers the events from the 8th to the 22nd of January aka Arya 12, Sansa 6, and Jaime 8, which includes Lysa marrying Littlefinger, and Jaime getting literary in the White Book. All of the events of today’s chapters take place within 62 pages of the books, or 4 chapters in the published order.

If you are following along at home, the next episode will be hosted by Bina007 and covers Tyrion 10, Jon 8 and Jaime 9 – including the epic Mountain vs The Viper duel!

Warning – this podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published worked in ASOIAF but not necessarily Game of Thrones.

Picture credit – HBO’s Game Of Thrones.

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VoK 428: Violet Vengeance aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 53)


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It’s the start of a new century, and it is time to join Lady Weaver (Sarah), the Lord Baron (Zander), Khal Wadege (Michael), davidhhh (David), Scilens (Tanja) and Munrojock52 (Jock) along with a cameo from the shadow_baby herself (Hannah).
This episode discusses the events of Sansa 4, Tyrion 8 and Sansa 5 – the Purple Wedding! The wedding of the century serves as the backdrop for the assassination of a young king. Complete with a mouthwatering feast, enough wine to sink a ship, vibrant outfits and the escape of a captive. We’ll be the Dontos to your Sansa as we whisk you away to Westeros.

The aftershow begins at 2hr 3m.

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.

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VoK 423: Littlefinger Takes All aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 52)


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Join hosts Nadia, Varley/Matt, Nymeria/Marie, Scilens/Tanja, Munrojock2/Jock, and Pops88/Noah as they continue the Great Linear Reread with Tyrion 6, Davos 5 and Tyrion 7 from A Storm of Swords.

The next reread will be hosted by Lady Weaver (Sarah) and will cover Sansa 4, Tyrion 8 and Sansa 5 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.

Credits:
Edited by Nadia
Picture credit: The A Podcast of Ice and Fire drawing project: ASoS Tyrion 6 by Pod’s Plight

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VoK 412: The Rise and Fall of Robb Stark (ASOIAF character profile)


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As the epic linear Song of Ice and Fire re-read approaches the Red Wedding, the Vassals gather to discuss the character and choices of Robb Stark.

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.

Hosts – Nadia, Tanja/Scilens, Sarah/Lady Weaver, Matt/Varley, Scott/Shaggydog, Jock/MunroJock2, Peter/PetyrSlayslish15, Marie/Nymeria.

Music credits: Alpine Universe, Gene.

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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 389: CockneyMoot! aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 44)


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Your hosts are Bina007, Joe, Noah/Pops88 and Tanja/Scilens. We also welcome honorary Cockney For The Night, Matt/Varley and visiting Curator, Duncan/Valkyrist..

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 credit: Alpine Universe and The Kinks.
Picture credit: The Podcast of Ice and Fire drawing project. Bran 2 by KingBeyondTheWall.

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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 364: GameClash Retrospective aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 35)


Join hosts Nadia, Nymeria/Marie, Munrojock2/Jock, Ser Patrick the Tall/Patrick, Scilens/Tanja, shadow_baby/Hannah, and Varley/Matt for a rambling look back on our reread of GoT and CoK.

The next reread will be hosted by Casey and will cover Tyrion I, Bran I, Davos I and Davos II from ASoS.

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 begins at 1 hr 20m

Credits:
Edited by Nadia
Music credit: The Podcast Bard – Jed O’White Hart.

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VoK 362: The World of Ice and Fire – Talking Targaryens (Part 3)


targcastlargerWelcome to the third instalment of our Talking Targaryens series and the reason why many of the participants have been sporting the same forum picture. The now actually annual podcast will cover the World of Ice and Fire book’s Targaryen section from Baelor first of his name to Daeron the second. Our cast is comprised of Patrick the Conqueror, Hannah the Blessed, Nadia the Cruel, Adam the Unworthy, Tanja the Good and Paul the Small.

The Hosts:
Paul (Ser Dinner Roll)
Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall)
Adam (drownedsnow)
Tanja (scilens)
Hannah (shadowbaby)
Nadia

Baelon the 1st : 0:02:56

Viserys 2nd : 0:48:17

Aegon the 4th: 1:16:41

Daeron 2nd: 1:47:52

Aftershow : 2:14:10

Patrick (The Tall) – Editor

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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

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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 355: What If…? (Counterfactual ASOIAF Discussion)


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What if Cersei wed Ned? What if Bran died? What if Rhaegar became king?

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In any case, join Hannah (shadowbaby), Brett (White Raven), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Jock (munrojock2), and Paul (SerDinnerRoll) as they discuss the many possibilities of the ASOIAF universe, profess Tanja’s hatred for Jon Snow, and go over the deep intricacies of Hand-jobs. Yes, it is what you’ve always wanted, an aftershow disguised as an actual show! And at the end, feel free to stay for the actual aftershow too!

Credits:
Edited by Ser Dinner Roll

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VoK 353: Full Cast(le) Recording #11 – The Hedge Knight (Part 1)


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A tourney has been called and you have been invited to listen to several of our brave vassals try their hand at an FCR of George RR Martin’s The Hedge Knight. Afterward, feel free to mill about the tourney grounds to hear some good talk about the Dunk and Egg series, mocking George Lucas, and outtakes.

The Cast:
Paul (Ser Dinner Roll) – Narrator
Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall) – Ser Duncan the Tall
Michal (inkasrain) – Egg
Greg (claudiusthefool) – Baelor Breakspear
Zach (Alias) – The Voice of Ser Arlan, Ser Steffon Fossoway, and Lord Ashford
Matt (Varley) – Daeron the Drunkard and Ser Donnel of Duskendale
Adam (drownedsnow) – Steely Pate and Ser Roland Crakehall
Tanja (scilens) – Guard Captain, Master of Horse, and Prince Maekar
Alex (Luckycharms) –Plummer the Steward and Ser Manfred Dondarrion
Casey (blue-eyed-queen) – Tanselle Too-Tall and Stableboy
Hannah (shadowbaby) – Raymun Fossoway and the Dornish Puppeteer
Dan (witless chum) – Aerion Targaryen
Amber (amberrocks) – The Innkeeper

The Crew:
Paul (Ser Dinner Roll) – Editor

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VoK 348: Cards Against Westeros LIVE


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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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