The A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones podcast where we gush about Martin's prose and complain about the atrocious adaptation of his finest work.
UBS #82 Caroline Was Right (for now)
Julia, Kylie, Caroline, and Gretchen name their dragons, define antagonists, and wonder if they're secure in trusting House of the Dragon as they discuss the first season in full. Please visit TheFandomentals.com for full show notes. Episode Breakdown0:00 - Intro3:15 - The adjective game & fandom engagement18:45 - HOTD tops itself/the ending25:20 - Missteps, favorites, and Matt Daemon29:40 - Avoid and evade, typical airbender tactics 39:20 - Season structure 51:30 - What's an antagonist?1:02:00 - Liberatory violence1:09:20 - Babes and MMD1:22:30 - The dagger of it all1:32:45 - Are we getting duped again?1:45:45 - Season 2 hopes and dreams1:56:20 - The Aemond of it all2:05:20 - Name your dragon!
HotD 1x10 We Did It, Visenya!
Julia, Kylie, Caroline and Bo celebrate Emma D'Arcy stealing the show, while Vhagar fulfills her own Targ destiny in the House of the Dragon season finale, "The Black Queen." Please visit TheFandomentals.com for full episode notes. Episode Breakdown: 0:00 - Intro, asks, recap, and Florida16:25 - Rhaenyra is practically perfect22:25 - The babe did come :(32:30 - Daemon's spousal support40:20 - Sweet gaming table44:30 - F*****g Otto53:15 - Daemon stans and a terrible ship1:04:05 - A good ship1:14:30 - Ask your doctor about Vermithor1:19:56 - Treat in Kamino1:28:35 - Julia reads from her Kobo1:33:20 - Vhagar makes Visenya proud1:42:15 - Kylie wants to rage-quit1:49:15 - Highlights/lowlights
HotD 1x09 Rhaenys Flew Over The Coup Coup Nest
Julia, Kylie, and Caroline get out their #girlboss mugs and smash through smallfolk to celebrate the first penultimate season episode for House of the Dragons, 'The Green Council'. Please visit TheFandomentals.com for full show notes. Episode Breakdown: 0:00 - Intro & episode recap 12:05 - Struck down in his prime! 21:33 - A zany search sequence 31:42 - The princess in the tower 41:22 - Aegonball 50:10 - Defining 'closer to earth' 55:15 - Feet info exchange 1:06:25 - The plot carries Rhaenys this way! 1:12:50 - Girlbossing the smallfolk to death 1:38:30 - Highlights/lowlights & do we like this story?
HotD 1x08 Toastmasters
Julia, Kylie, and Caroline reunite with Musa for an awkward family dinner where they toast the 8th episode of House of the Dragon, "The Lord of the Tides". Musa agrees Targs are boring with the exception of one particular edgelord. Please visit TheFandomentals.com for full show notes. Episode Breakdown:0:00 - Introduction & recap22:10 - Julia wants to spoil Fire and Blood20:00 - Mullets and age-bending24:00 - Marie de' Medici and wall porn34:21 - The Alicent that was promised40:00 - Questionable online discourse57:47 - Musa hates boring Targs1:04:45 - Rhaenys needs to monologue her motivations1:13:00 - Stupid prophecy dagger is stupid1:20:15 - Helaena is thinkin' about bugs1:35:00 - Family dinner of fun1:46:10 - Julia reads from her Kobo1:53:53 - Dramatic irony happens!2:03:03 - Highlights/lowlights
HotD 1x07 Miguel Turns Off The Lights
Julia, Kylie, and Caroline strain their eyes to watch House of the Dragon episode 7, 'Driftmark' thanks to Miguel Sapochnik, and begin their own familial strife over Alicent's poo face. Please visit TheFandomentals.com for full show notes. Episode Breakdown:0:00 - Intro, asks, and recap12:25 - We're struggling, guys26:10 - Green burial practices35:55 - Miguel Sapochnik turns off the lights39:50 - Caroline ships RhaenyraxDaemon46:10 - Hiccup's first flight51:15 - Kid punching and kobos57:21 - Alicent monologues her motivations1:15:00 - Laenor shows up with Starbucks1:26:55 - We travel to the Fire Nation1:32:35 - Highlights/lowlights
HotD 1x06 The Babe Won't Come
Julia, Kylie, and Caroline are thrust forward in time 10 years where they discuss engorgement, dig up Criston Cole's 4chan posts, and shout "polycule" repeatedly. Please visit TheFandomentals.com for full show notes. Episode Breakdown: 0:00 - Intro & episode recap7:15 - Rhaenyra takes a lovely stroll15:30 - The "we want to bang Rhaenyra" repression club22:40 - How to train your dragon34:30 - The Alicent in the room47:15 - The babe won't come1:10:55 - Criston Cole gets punched in the face1:30:30 - Larys is eating her pie1:40:22 - Highlighs & lowlights
My prayers have been answered!
I check to see if this podcast has been updated every few months and when I saw it had been and I listened and it was the same vibe as before! I almost weeped with joy!
Hope this awesome podcast comes back someday! Of course no pressure if y’all are over it :)
I really miss this!
I love this podcast so much! I really hope they bring my it back some how.