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

Inside Out, Season 2 Episode 1 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red reunite with J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams, Viserys Targaryen, but NO BALDWIN?!

Direct download: 2018-12-11_BGaS_Episode_322_WYSBW_Counterpart_2x01.mp3
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The Christmas Prince was such a surprisingly popular episode that Ivan & Red HAD to return for the Royal Wedding. Rose McIver is GREAT and Ben Lamb is also in this.

Direct download: 2018-12-10_BGaS_Episode_321_WYSBW_ACP_Royal_Wedding.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 9:04pm PST

Ivan & Red return to the George R.R. Martinverse to watch a NEW television program by the ASOIAF scribe himself, Syfy’s Nightflyers. Technically an adaptation of the universally panned 1987 film, there is, uhm, a LOT about this episode that needs discussing.

Direct download: 2018-12-03_BGaS_Episode_320_WYSBW_Nightflyers.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:02pm PST

For the honor of Grayskull, Ivan & Red watch the first two episodes of Netflix’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. They take the journey from a generic money grab at the height of the 80s toy IP mania to a woke reboot with multiple frames of quality animation per second.

Direct download: 2018-11-27_BGaS_Episode_319_WYSBW_She_Ra.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 12:43pm PST

This ep is a preview of the ASOIAF podcasts that are available to all BGaS patreon supporters. Check it out! Become a patreon and get access to a ton of bonus content and help fund Boars, Gore, and Swords going forward!!! CLICK HERE!!!

The UNTHINKABLE has finally happened, as this podcast proves that, unlike George R.R. Martin, given enough time they can finish a book. They reach the end of A Feast for Crows in their #FeastDance reading. Ivan & Red continue 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 Samwell V (AFFC 46 & The Blind Girl (Arya IV) (ADWD 46). Specific page numbers in various editions can be found here and here.

Direct download: 2018-11-19_BGaS_Episode_318_WYSBW_Patreon_FD41.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:15pm PST

Robb Stark is back home from that wedding and now he’s gone into hiding as a British cop in Netflix’s Bodyguard. Ivan and Red get deep into the UK’s Jack Ryan.

Direct download: 2018-11-12_BGaS_Episode_317_WYSBW_Bodyguard.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 3:22pm PST

Ivan and Red get hardcore with $3.99 (at time of publish) mobile game Reigns: Game of Thrones. Much like the Telltale series before it, they get to make some decisions all of which come back to haunt them immediately. Watch Ivan & Red play a round of Reigns: GoT via the patreon here.

Direct download: 2018-11-05_BGaS_Episode_316_WYSBW_Reigns_GoT.mp3
Category:game of thrones -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

It’s late October and it’s past time Ivan, and Red get Spoopy with Netflix’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”. They discuss their personal history with fictional Sabrinas, Salems the Cats, and not being ready for Sally to be all grown up.

Direct download: 2018-10-29_BGaS_Episode_315_WYSBW_Chilling_Adventures_of_Sabrina.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 10:18am PST

Return guest, host of the Drunk Safari podcast, and author, Maggie Tokuda-Hall, joins BGaS to cover an incredible gem of a show, Amazon’s Patriot. Maggie, Ivan, and Red discuss Mulan, Westworld, Michael Collins erasure in First Man, and eventually even Patriot!!!

Direct download: 2018-10-22_BGaS_Episode_314_WYSBW_Patriot.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 11:57am PST

When friend of the show, former writer for 538, and current mind behind Numlock News, Walt Hickey, asks to guest and cover Maniac, you have him guest and you cover Netflix’s Maniac. Walt, Ivan, and Red cover Justin Theroux’s acting choices, Norwegian comedies, and of course New York Public Transit!!!

Direct download: 2018-10-15_BGaS_Episode_313_WYSBW_Maniac.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 3:34pm PST

We take a listener request and celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Disney’s Mulan, which Red had not seen until a month ago. Ivan & Red discuss Great Walls, the sage and humble brilliance of the rich & powerful, and dating advice from Speed 2.

Direct download: 2018-10-08_BGaS_Episode_312_WYSBW_Mulan.mp3
Category:movies -- posted at: 11:37am PST

What if HBO made a Sherlock series and half the world didn’t notice? Ivan & Red look into the HBO Asia production, Miss Sherlock. Available through HBO Now/Go, this Japanese production is a must watch for Sherlock fans.

Direct download: 2018-10-01_BGaS_Episode_311_WYSBW_Miss_Sherlock.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

Ivan & Red continue their deep dive into the Amazon content factory. Maya Rudolph & Fred Armisen joined forces with former Parks & Rec writers to form a high concept Relamedy (relationship/drama/comedy) and that project is Amazon’s Forever.

Direct download: 2018-09-24_BGaS_Episode_310_WYSBW_Forever.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

Action’s most generic beta-male has found a new platform as an Amazon dot com prestige tv show, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. Ivan & Red talk the comments, Bunk, a thousand 9/11’s, Blake Snyder’s new screenwriting book, and “Call From The Jet”.

Direct download: 2018-09-10_BGaS_Episode_309_WYSBW_Tom_Clancys_Jack_Ryan.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

Ivan & Red both love Ron Perlman, Garret Dillahunt, and prestige streaming so what could go wrong when a listener suggests they watch Amazon’s Hand of God?! A lot of things, dear listener.

Direct download: 2018-09-03_BGaS_Episode_308_WYSBW_Hand_of_God.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

Grab a smoothie at Onion Julius and get ready for some medieval times as Ivan & Red talk Netflix’s Disenchantment. They discuss their own experiences with the Groeningverse from Life in Hell, up through The Simpsons & Futurama and ultimately discuss where Disenchantment fits in.

Direct download: 2018-08-27_BGaS_Episode_307_WYSBW_Disenchantment.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

In the wake of Infinity Wars’s record breaking run the entertainment industry has figured out the formula: CINEMATIC UNIVERSES!!! People LOVE THEM!!!!!! Ivan & Red are here to talk the SKCU (Stephen King Cinematic Universe) in Hulu’s Castle Rock. They’re introduced to an intriguing world and a bunch of characters who are certain to produce compelling television for nine tenths of the series before plunging headless into a lake.

Direct download: 2018-08-20_BGaS_Episode_306_WYSBW_Castle_Rock.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

If you loved Scottish billionaire jerk in Westworld you’re going to love Scottish billionaire jerk in HBO’s Succession. Ivan & Red are here to talk Igby, Cameron, and the rest of the Roys.

Direct download: 2018-08-13_BGaS_Episode_305_WYSBW_Succession.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

Imagine a world where instead of the diminutive 6'9" Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson portraying The Mountain, Game of Thrones had featured the 500 lb, 7’4” André René Roussimoff also known in American Wrestling as André the Giant. Ivan & Red are here to talk Giants, wrestling, and promoters who are definitely lizard people.

Direct download: 2018-08-05_BGaS_Episode_304_WYSBW_Andre_the_Giant.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

If you’re missing Game of Thrones, AMC’s The Terror features Edmure Tully AND Mance Rayder, with Mad Men’s Lane Price thrown in for good measure. Ivan & Red are here to watch the crew of this historical ship (and it’s sister ship, Erebus, named after a Greek God of Darkness) work together and make their way safely home.

Direct download: 2018-07-30_BGaS_Episode_303_WYSBW_The_Terror.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

Season one of GLOW (The Glorious Ladies of Wrestling) was a perfect season, but Ivan & Red are here to see if the second season can live up to the hype.

Direct download: 2018-07-23_BGaS_Episode_302_WYSBW_GLOW_Season_2.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

After last week’s Ready Player One episode, Ivan & Red were praying to the old gods and the new for some Sharp Objects, and HBO was happy to provide a new Amy Adams vehicle, the best of all worlds.

Direct download: 2018-07-16_BGaS_Episode_301_WYSBW_Sharp_Objects.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:27pm PST

If you don’t think we love our patrons, you’re incorrect. You’ve asked, and Ivan & Red were prepared to Jump into a full episode on Steven Spielberg’s opus of self-abuse based on the Ernest Cline novel, Ready Player One.

Direct download: 2018-07-09_BGaS_Episode_300_WYSBW_Ready_Player_One.mp3
Category:movies -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

With Westworld Season 2 finished, we’re back discussing HUMAN assassins. Ivan & Red discuss the Sandra Oh (Gray's Anatomy, Sideways, Arli$$) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, L3-37 in Solo, Broadchurch) vehicle, Killing Eve.

Direct download: 2018-07-02_BGaS_Episode_299_WYSBW_Killing_Eve.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

Our Westworld recap episodes will be ONLY in our Westworld specific feed: “Doesn’t Sound like Anything to Me”.

 

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“Reunion” is up for discussion as both Westworld and Ivan & Red get into the groove of season 2. Maeve & Dolores meet up and catch up on what’s happened since they last met at Sweetwater and William meets both Lawrence and El Lazo, plus a heap of sweet sweet world-building.

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Category:tv -- posted at: 9:30pm PST

“No Man’s Land, Part Two”, Season 1 Episode 10 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red talk the season finale that has everyone asking who’s really in charge here.

Direct download: 2018-04-29_BGaS_Episode_298_WYSBW_Counterpart_1x10.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

Ivan & Red discuss the season two premiere “Journey Into Night”, including Red’s experience at the SF premiere. Starting next week, we’ll be moving our Westworld specific feed, you can make sure you don’t miss an episode by clicking HERE. Support us on patreon or rate and review “Doesn’t Sound like Anything to Me” on Apple Podcasts or Google Play!!

Direct download: 2018-04-23_dslatm-014.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 9:31pm PST

“No Man’s Land, Part One”, Season 1 Episode 9 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red dive into the classic two part finale format. We finally figure what Angel Eyes, Ringleader, and Glasses are up to, and we discuss Harry Lloyd’s awe-inspiring ability to portray pathetic incompetence.

Direct download: 2018-04-18_BGaS_Episode_297_WYSBW_Counterpart_1x09.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

It’s been over 16 months since the last episode of Westworld aired, so Ivan & Red re-watched all ten episodes and get you caught up on what’s happening across Ford’s park.

Direct download: 2018-04-17_BGaS_Episode_299_WYSBW_Westworld_2x00.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:06pm PST

“Love The Lie”, Season 1 Episode 8 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red find out what happened to Aldrich Prime (or DID they) and yell at the naive consumption of soup. JK Simmons joins his most compelling co-star.

Direct download: 2018-04-16_BGaS_Episode_296_WYSBW_Counterpart_1x08.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

“The Sincerest Form of Flattery”, Season 1 Episode 7 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red   get the Clare-ification they’ve desired since the first episode of this brilliant show. Somehow an episode with no J.K. Simmons or Sara Serraiocco manages to be one of the most fascinating of the series! GO GET IT. COUNTERPART.

Direct download: 2018-04-09_BGaS_Episode_295_WYSBW_Counterpart_1x07.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

“Act Like You've Been Here Before”, Season 1 Episode 6 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red   talk personal time dilation, the most upsetting thing any Harry Lloyd character has ever done, Baldwin’s Manic Pixie Dream Barista, and dueling revelations.

Direct download: 2018-04-02_BGaS_Episode_294_WYSBW_Counterpart_1x06.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

Shaking the Tree, Season 1 Episode 5 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red discuss the most incredible special effects makeup of all time, the perfect Emily, and the surprisingly reasonable working hours of The Office of Interchange.

Direct download: 2018-03-26_BGaS_Episode_293_WYSBW_Counterpart_1x05.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

Ivan & Red recap Counterpart’s Season 1 Episode 4: Both Sides Now. We get to the bottom of Heinrich’s bottle of vodka, meet Anna, and discuss our fantasy of being locked in an apartment for a week with no responsibilities.

Direct download: 2018-03-19_BGaS_Episode_292_WYSBW_Counterpart_1x04.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 2:05pm PST

Ivan & Red enjoyed Counterpart so much they’ve decided to recap season one, continuing with Season 1 Episode 3: The Lost Art of Diplomacy. Some Emilys have been keeping secrets and we get some pure, uncut Richard Schiff!!!

Direct download: 2018-03-12_BGaS_Episode_291_WYSBW_Counterpart_1x03.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 3:59pm PST

Ivan & Red enjoyed Counterpart so much they’ve decided to recap season one, continuing with Season 1 Episode 2: Birds of a Feather. It’s the one episode where you get double the Sara Serraiocco, so LIVE IT UP!!!

Direct download: 2018-03-05_BGaS_Episode_290_WYSBW_Counterpart_1x02.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 3:47pm PST

Marvel’s Black Panther is out and it’s time to see what Ivan thinks and if his friendship with Red will survive.

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Direct download: 2018-02-26_BGaS_Episode_289_WYSBW_Black_Panther.mp3
Category:movies -- posted at: 1:46pm PST

Starz broke the bank to make a better Fringe and if the first episode is any indication they’re onto something. Multiverses, Viserys Targaryen, and 200% as much J.K. Simmons as any other show, Ivan & Red talk Counterpart.

Direct download: 2018-02-19_BGaS_Episode_288_WYSBW_Counterpart.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 3:55pm PST

What if Stranger Things was less fun, more desaturated, explicit, and German? Ivan & Red talk Netflix’s Dark.

Direct download: 2018-02-12_BGaS_Episode_287_WYSBW_DARK.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 3:38pm PST

FINALLY, a show that’s a treasure trove of early aughts sci-fi Tropes fronted by the hot Republican from House of Cards. Ivan & Red talk Netflix’s Altered Carbon.

Direct download: 2018-02-05_BGaS_Episode_286_WYSBW_Altered_Carbon.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:47pm PST

Ivan & Red cover the back half of a two part series covering Netflix’s The End of the F***ing World. This is episodes 5-8.

Direct download: 2018-01-29_BGaS_Episode_285_WYSBW_TEOTFW_Part_2.mp3
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Per Bannermen requests, Ivan & Red do their first of a two part series covering Netflix’s The End of the F***ing World. This is episodes 1-4, next week we’ll do the final 4 episodes.

Direct download: 2018-01-22_BGaS_Episode_284_WYSBW_TEOTFW_Part_1.mp3
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Ivan & Red cover something they both truly hate but love to watch: The British Monarchy as depicted in Netflix’s The Crown.

Direct download: 2018-01-16_BGaS_Episode_283_WYSBW_The_Crown_Season_2.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:19pm PST

Reunited at last, Red & Ivan offer the only thing the internet needs: TWO MEN DISCUSSING STAR WARS (The Last Jedi).

Direct download: 2018-01-02_BGaS_Episode_282_WYSBW_Star_Wars_The_Last_Jedi.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:37pm PST