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

Three weeks, three book club episodes. This week Ivan and Red cover Cersei IV (AFfC 18) and Davos III (ADwD 20). Specific page numbers in various editions can be found here  and here. We have some real questions about some of these Red Wedding conspiracy theories.

Direct download: 2017-03-27_BGaS_Episode_246_FD14.mp3
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Book club is BACK. This week Ivan and Red cover Jaime II (AFfC 17) and Tyrion V (ADwD 19). Specific page numbers in various editions can be found here  and here. And seriously, HOW IS THIS CHARACTER NOT IN THE TV SHOW.

Direct download: 2017-03-20_BGaS_Episode_245_FD13.mp3
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THE BOOK CLUB RETURNS!!! Ivan and Red continue their book club reading of the Boiled Leather chapter order combining George R.R. Martin’s A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons. This week it’s Daenerys III and Jon IV from A Dance with Dragons. Specific page numbers in various editions can be found here.

Direct download: 2017-03-13_BGaS_Episode_244_FD12.mp3
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After last week's viewing of the oft recommended Vikings went well, Ivan & Red check out the second longest requested show, Black Sails.

Direct download: 2017-03-06_BGaS_Episode_243_WYSBW_Black_Sails.mp3
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The Bannermen have been recommending the History Channel's Vikings since what feels like the 8th century, and Ivan & Red finally get on board and discover that it's the purest Methodone for Game of Thrones on the market.

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Direct download: 2017-02-27_BGaS_Episode_242_WYSBW_Vikings.mp3
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Ivan clearly has something on Red as they cover a comic adaptation for the second time in a row, this time it's the Archie Comics slash Twin Peaks homage, Riverdale.

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Direct download: 2017-02-20_BGaS_Episode_241_WYSBW_Riverdale.mp3
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After Ivan's terrible Super Bowl pics leave Red deeply in debt, he was too weak to prevent Ivan from picking FX's Legion for this week's BGaS. If that's not enough comic book talk, check out the Patreon only episode covering Suicide Squad.

Direct download: 2017-02-13_BGaS_Episode_240_WYSBW_Legion.mp3
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As the world spirals violently into a bad place, Ivan & Red think it's important you know about NBC's The Good Place. Also with IVAN'S SUPER BOWL PICKS!!! Make that money.

 

Direct download: 2017-01-30_BGaS_Episode_239_WYSBW_The_Good_Place.mp3
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We've covered a LOT of Sunday Night HBO prestige dramas, but this is easily the hardest one to explain to Red's mom. Ivan & Red talk The Young Pope, which features Jude Law and Diane Keaton in what appears to be the highest budget student film of all time.

Direct download: 2017-01-23_BGaS_Episode_238_WYSBW_Young_Pope.mp3
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When Game of Thrones actors die they end up in the BBC One/FX show Taboo. Ivan & Red discuss the Tom & Chip(?!) Hardy vehicle. Strap on your subtitles, we're going into grumbleville.

Direct download: 2017-01-09_BGaS_Episode_237_WYSBW_Taboo.mp3
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