Boars, Gore, and Swords: A Game of Thrones Podcast

Like a Mad Max sequel, Ivan and Red join again in a thankless desert to fight the patriarchy and discuss “The Dance of Dragons” and “Mother’s Mercy”, episodes 5x09 and 5x10 of HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Direct download: 2015-06-28_BGaS_Episode_187_5x09_5x10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:15 PM

Joined in Los Angeles by forces poorly understood, Ivan and Red discuss “Hardhome”, Season 5, Episode 8 of HBO’s “Game of Thrones”.

Direct download: 2015-06-01_BGaS_Episode_186_5x08.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:59 AM

Ivan & Red catch up, covering Season 5, Episodes 6 & 7 of HBO’s Game of Thrones: ”Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken" and “The Gift”.

Direct download: 2015-05-28_BGaS_Episode_185_5x06_5x07.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:45 AM

“Kill the Boy”, Season 5, Episode 5 of HBO’s “Game of Thrones”. Ivan & Sick Red discuss Grace & Frankie, PREVIOUSLY ON, Red only making two mistakes, teaching Dragons to love human, the return of Sports to Mereen, Miranda’s pointy hip, the return of the Broken Tower, dinner with Ramsay, the promise of another wedding, and Valyria.

Direct download: 2015-05-11_BGaS_Episode_184_5x05.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:15 AM

“Sons of the Harpy”, AKA Season 5, Episode 4, of HBO’s “Game Of Thrones”. Ivan & Red discuss PREVIOUSLY ON, Riffers of Color, book obsession gone wrong, the Faith Militant, clearing out the rabble, run the wall, Harold & Kumar Go to Whitest Castle, The Wire, symbolic snake killing, and Tyrion the mentalist.

Direct download: 2015-05-04_BGaS_Episode_183_5x04.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:38 AM

“High Sparrow”, AKA Season 5, Episode 3, of HBO’s “Game Of Thrones. Jane Harrison joins Ivan & Red to discuss one of the best damn episodes this show’s put on offer. They talk missing storylines, King Tommen, Cersei vs. Maergery, chubby bunnies, Podrick being the best, the invention of clinchés, the noble stand of Janos Slynt, ginger humor, and the Game of King Chairs.

Direct download: 2015-04-27_BGaS_Episode_182_5x03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00 AM

“The House of Black and White”, the Season 5, Episode 2, of HBO’s “Game of Thrones”. OJ Patterson returns with Ivan & Red to discuss Slenderman in Westeros, *Stannis will remember that*, a brief discussion of the second Star Wars trailer, Podrick’s rock-tossing, Brienne showing people what’s up, MC Moondoor, British vs American acting, the return of House Mormont, Blackface in Essos, and farcical trials.

Direct download: 2015-04-20_BGaS_Episode_181_5x02.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00 AM

“The Wars to Come”, the Season 5 premiere of HBO’s “Game of Thrones”. Lydia Popovich joins Ivan and Red to discuss aliens helping to build the pyramids of Mereen, the importance of leash laws, surprising similarities between teenage Cersei Lannister and Kimmy Schmidt’s Xanthippe Lannister Vorhees, Game of Thrones’s turn toward Scientology, Varys and Tyrion to get the band together, and Deanerys’s deep need for Cesar Milan.

Direct download: 2015-04-13_BGaS_Episode_180_5x01.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:46 AM

“The Sword in The Darkness” , episode 3 of Telltale’s “Game of Thrones” series of 6 planned episodes that take you into Westeros through the eyes of House Forrester, Loyal Bannermen to House Stark. Ivan and Red discuss the importance of Corpse Gold, to Beshka or not to Beshka, disposable Forresters, Jon Snow’s complete lack of empathy, and #TeamNoGold.

Direct download: 2015-04-06_BGaS_Episode_179_Telltale_1x03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:13 PM

With just weeks left until the Game of Thrones premiere, BBC Two has put out Methadone for those Jones’ing. With kings, queens, surly advisers, intrigue, a sauntering Jojen Reed, top notch acting, and Mycroft Holmes as Thin Varys, Wolf Hall is a perfect stand in for Game of Thrones minus all the tedious dragons and facial expressions.

Direct download: 2015-03-23_BGaS_Episode_178_WYSBW_Wolf_Hall.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:54 AM