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VoK 139: Full Cast(le) Recording – The Abridged Princess Bride


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The Vassals perform extracts from the beloved spoof fairytale movie, The Princess Bride, using incidental music from Mark Knopfler’s classic eighties score. The table reading ends c50m in, whence follows an aftershow containing a spirited defence of Rocky.

The Cast:
Michal (inkasrain) – Narrator, Princess Buttercup & Miracle Max
Zach (Alias) – The Man In Black
Amber (Amberrocks) – Humperdinck & The Kid
Duncan (Valkyrist) – Grandpa, Yellin & Vizzini
Bina007 – The Impressive Clergyman, Mother, Valerie & Inigo
Shane (EastTexasDirewolf) – Fezzik & Rugen

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VoK 138: The Legend of Korra (“The Ultimatum” Review)


The Vassals cry themselves to sleep this week as Tenzin Deathwatch nears midnight! Leigh (LordManderBlee) return from exile to fight the good fight alongside Stephanie (gsgd), Michal (inkasrain), Amin, and Katie (Lady Griffin) as they review S03E11: “The Ultimatum.”

Edited by Katie

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VoK 137: Full Cast(le) Recording #7 – The Motherf**king Queensmoot


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What is dead may never die… After an interminable scheduling process, and an even lengthier edit, the fabled “Queensmoot” chapter reading finally emerges from the Darkling Depths. Eleven salty vassals wade onto the shores of Pyke to claim their crowns, and perform “The Drowned Man” from George R. R. Martin’s A Feast for Crows.

And stick around afterwards for an in-depth discussion on Greyjoy psychology, Ironborn culture and Victarion’s ill-fated foray into nature documentaries.

2:27 – Chapter Reading
39:32 – Chapter Discussion
1:26:53 – Aftershow

The Cast:
Michal (inkasrain) – Narrator
Brooke (Asha Greatjoy) – Aeron Greyjoy
Dan (witless chum) – A Drowned Man / Meldred Merlyn / Baelor Blacktyde
Zach (Alias) – The Drowned God / Eric Ironmaker / Harmund Sharp
John (BarrelRoll42) – Rus / Red Oarsman / Ralf Stoneshouse
Seif (reg roone) – A Drowned Man / Ralf the Limper / Sexual-Harassment Kraken / Euron Greyjoy
Leigh (LordManderBlee) – Gylbert Farwynd / Lucas Codd
Peter (Shellfish) – Victarion Greyjoy
Paul (Pod’s Plight) – Dunstan Drumm
Elena (Lady_Grey) – Asha Greyjoy
Greg (claudiusthefool) – Rodrik Harlaw / Qarl the Maid

The Crew:
Michal (inkasrain) – Host
Duncan (Valkyrist) – Editor

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VoK 136: Comic Book Club (Vol.1) – Saga (by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples)


ImageThe first meeting of the Secret Book Club (The Vassals of Kingsgrave Comic Book Club [Girls Most Definitely Allowed]) discusses Saga written by Brian K. Vaughan with art by Fiona Staples published by Image Comics.

Please join Thomas (FTWard), Greg (claudiusthefool), Shane (easttexasdirewolf) & Scott (Skywaltzer) as we examine the first 12 issues of Saga and its “FUCKING OUTER SPACE GALAXY OF MAGIC” and generally geek out about all things sequential art.

Credits:
Edited by FTWard
Image: Lying Cat by uflgator1

Music:
Intro: “Rocket Man” written by Ser Elton John and Bernie Taupin.  Performed by William ShatnerAfter
Show Intro: “Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag, and Smile, Smile, Smile” written by George Henry Powell & Felix Powell.  Performed by Concert Band & Chorus of the R.A.A.F.

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VoK 135: The Legend of Korra (“Long Live The Queen” Review)


Sorry, the Vassals need a moment to catch their breath.  Amin has been taken down! Michal (inkasrain), Stephanie (gsgd), and Katie (Lady Griffin), tough out the ensuing riot to bring you their review of S3E10: “Long Live The Queen.”

Edited by Katie

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VoK 134: Guardians of the Galaxy [2014] (Review)


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The Vassals review Marvel’s latest release and discuss comic book to movie adaptations; the properties of yellow goo; why Ronan works and Malekith doesn’t; whether Gamorra’s change of heart is credible; and the attraction of marrying Thanos and becoming the Carmela Soprano of Space. The main review ends at 58m, after which we have a wider discussion of forthcoming Marvel releases and the patented VOK One Night, Marry, Yellow Goo game.

Podcasters: Bina007; Fortytwo (Vikram); EastTexasDirewolf (Shane); AmberRocks (Amber); Arthur Dumner (Liam) and Alias (Zach).

Edited by Bina007 using publicity materials provided by and belonging to Marvel Studios.

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