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VoK 486: Cersei See-Saw aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 75)


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Join our small but perfectly formed podcast crew for the next instalment in our epic linear reread. This episode is hosted by Bina007, Tye/Enigmas, Zander/The Lord Baron, Hannah/Shadowbaby and DavidHHH. We cover Dany 4 from Dance (2m), Cersei 5 from Feast (28m) and Jaime 3 from Feast (58m) – which all takes place from March 21st to March 23rd 300 AL. The aftershow begins at 1hr45m.

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in the ASOIAF series but not for the TV show Game of Thrones. And for those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by Marie/Nymeria and will cover Alayne 1/Sansa 2 and Brienne 4 from Feast and Bran 3 from Dance.

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VoK 481: Class of the Titans aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 72)


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Join Adam/DrownedSnow, DavidHHH, Hannah/Shadowbaby, James/QueenJames, Jock/MunroJock, Sarah/LadyWeaver and Zander/The Lord Baron, as they continue the epic reread. In this episode they discuss events of the 1st and 2nd March 300 AL.  They begin, at 2m in, with Arya 1 from Feast, wherein Arya enters the temple of the many-faced god. They continue at 37m with Tyrion 3 from Dance wherein Tyrion and Illyrio come across the Shy Maid. At 1hr 11m they move to Sam 2 from Feast, in which Aemon reveals Jon’s ruse.

The podcast contains spoilers for all published works in ASOIAF but not for TWOW preview chapters unless clearly signposted, and not for Game of Thrones.

For those following along at home the next reread will be hosted by Bina and will cover Arya 2 from Feast, Jon 4 from Dance and Davos 3 from Dance.

Episode edited by Bina007

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VoK 473: Westworld – “Les Écorchés” & “Kiksuya” (S02E07-08 Review)


Join Hostcast as we discuss the 7th and 8th episodes of season 2 of Westworld, “Les Écorchés” and “Kiksuya”.

Hosts: Adam (Drownedsnow), Dana (Taindana), Matt (Blu3arm0r), and Hannah (Shadowbaby).

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VoK 471: Westworld – “Akane no Mai” & “Phase Space” (S02E05-06 Review)


Join Hostcast as we discuss the 5th and 6th episodes of season 2 of Westworld, “Akane no Mai” and “Phase Space”.

Hosts: Adam (Drownedsnow), Hannah(Shadowbaby), and Matt (Blu3arm0r).

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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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VoK 454: Altered Carbon (Netflix series) – Season 1



Join VoK for a stop over in a twisted future where the physical body has become all but meaningless and rich people live above the clouds. We discuss the first season of Netflix’s Altered Carbon.

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Hannah (Shadowbaby), Matt (Blu3arm0r), and Marie (Nymeria).

Edited by Adam

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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 439: Star Wars – The Last Jedi [2017] (Review)



Join VoK for a spoiler-filed discussion of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Did you love this movie? Hate it? Can’t decide? Tell us what you think. It’s certainly been a hot topic this past week.

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Michal (inkasrain), Katie (Lady Griffin), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Duncan (Valkyrist), Amber (Amberrocks), Bina (Bina007), and Hannah (Shadowbaby).

Edited by Adam

Bina aftershow at 2:20:00

Actual aftershow 2:51:00

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VoK 431: Stranger Things (Netflix series) – Season 2 Speculation


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Welcome to the First Impressions Podcast about the first half of Stranger Things season 2.  Your hosts are Sarah/Ladyweaver, Adam/DrownedSnow, Adam/root, Hannah/Shadowbaby, Jock/MunroJock and Patrick/SerPatrickTheTall.

We will, as stated before, cover the first 4 episodes and talk about the Russians, pealing out of cars and being “fake” drunk.

This podcast will spoil all of season 1 and up until episode 5 Season 2 of Stranger Things.

Credits:
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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 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 426: Stranger Things (Netflix series) – Season 1


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This podcast will spoil all of season 1 and the trailers for Season 2 of Stranger Things.

Credits:
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Music credits: Music by: Music promoted by Royalty-Free Music for Your Videos https://goo.gl/tgZky7 Contact the artist : https://goo.gl/amZBKi

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VoK 422: Peep Show (Channel 4 series) – Seasons 1-4


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Discussion of the Cherished Channel 4 Hit ‘Britcom’ Peep Show. The Crew discuss series 1 – 4 of the comedy, starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb.

The Crew:

Hannah (shadow_baby)
Bina (bina007)
Noah (pops88)
Drew (wargasm)
Adam (DrownedSnow)
Stuart (Firenzed)
Amber (Amberrocks)

Guests: Little lordlings Lincoln (Adam’s son) & Layton  (Hannah’s son).

Credits:
Edited by Shadow_ baby

Music credits: “Pip Pop Plop” by Daniel Pemberton & ” Flagpole Sitta” by Harvey Danger

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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 411: LaLaLandMoot! aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 49)


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The ladies of VOK who recently met in Los Angeles for Mexican food and nerdy goodness – Bina007, Amberrocks, Shadowbaby/Hannah and Sara/DrBlood – reunite for the latest episode of the reread. They are also joined by VOK Curator Michal/Inkasrain. The chapters under discussion are Jon 5, Bran 3 and Cat 6 from A Storm of Swords, covering the events of December 8th to 14th 299, including Queenscrown and Cat’s arrival at the Twins.

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 Hodor Song.
Picture credit: The Podcast of Ice and Fire drawing project. Bran 3 by GuiRodr.

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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 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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