VoK 513 – Shtisel Season 1


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Join Bina007 and Michal/Inkasrain as they discuss the first season of the hit Israeli TV show, now available on Netflix, Shtisel. Set in an Orthodox Jewish community in contemporary Jerusalem, the show is a funny, moving, and surprisingly relatable drama about the eponymous family.  The discussion is spoiler free until 14 minutes in.

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Music credits – the Shtisel theme music sung by Avi Belleli is available wherever you purchase or stream your music, and the superb Resha’im Arurim remix that Bina now uses as a ringtone is available here.

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VoK 512: Fantastic Beasts – The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Review



It’s time to choose a side, or something. Join Michal (inkasrain), Patrick (Patrick the tall), Adam (drownedsnow), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), and Abby (dacey mormont) as they break down the latest, somewhat baffling installment in JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts series, The Crimes of Grindelwald. The crew discusses bombs over Diagon Alley, all that Johnny Depp stuff, whether Nagini is going to be okay, getting creeped out by Nick Flamel, Latin, and of course, those unlikely lineages. Be sure to find us on Accio, Wand’r, Keeper, or the Wizarding dating app of your choice.

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VOK 511: The Great ASOIAF linear reread part 81 – AKA shadow-baby gestation


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Join Casey (blueeyedqueen), Adam (drownedsnow), James (QueenJames), Hannah (shadowbaby), Matt (blu3armour), and Kevin (Gaiden) on the great linear ASOIAF reread part 81! We discuss the first Melisandre chapter in A Dance of Dragons, Brienne 6 in A Feast for Crows, and back to Dance with Jon Connington 1. We also discuss some shadow baby theories.

This podcast will not contain any show spoilers, however it could potentially spoil any events in George R R Martin’s published series.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by Sarah and will cover Asha 1, Jon 7, and The Reaver, Victarion 2.

Credits:

Music: Written and performed by Jed O’White Hart. Parodies “Witch Woman” by The Eagles.

Edited by Casey (blueeyedqueen)

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VoK 510: Dementors, Dentists and Divination aka The Great Harry Potter Reread (Part 5)


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The Vassals of Kingsgrave return to Hogwarts for third year. Join Nadia, inkasrain(Michal), blue-eyed-queen(Casey), Alias(Zack), Pod’s Plight(Paul), SerDinnerRoll(Paul) and drownedsnow(Adam) as they study the importance of dental hygiene in the wizarding world, realize Aunt Marge is really the victim and declare their love for Lupin during their discussion of the first seven chapters of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

This podcast contains spoilers for the entire Harry Potter series.

Credits:
Edited by Nadia.
Music by Mike Peoples and John Williams

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VoK 509: Video Game Roundtable — 2018 Edition




The Vassals of Kingsgrave convene for another video game roundtable.  This time around Vassals Thomas (FTWard), Bing (shoeshiner), Matt (blu3arm0r), and Zach (Alias) gather to talk about some of their favorite video games in the year of 2018. They also share some of the biggest games they are anticipating in 2019.

0:15 – Introduction
23:50 – Kingdom Come: Deliverance
37:50 – Marvel’s Spider-Man
47:30 – Valkyria Chronicles 4
56:30 – BATTLETECH
1:05:30 – Celeste
1:11:40 – God of War (2018)
1:20:30 – Everything Else We Played
1:44:00 – Most Anticipated (and Unanticipated) Games of 2019

Credits:
Edited by Zach

Field of Hopes And Dreams – Deltarune OST
Kingdom Come Deliverance – Skalitz 1403
Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4) OST – Spider-Man
Valkyria Chronicles 4 OST – Title Theme
BATTLETECH 02 – Restoration
Celeste Original Soundtrack – 02 – First Steps
God of War | God of War OST
Gris, Pt. 1

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VoK 508: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse




Join Vassals Bina (Bina007), Michal (inkasrain), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), and Zach (Alias) as they geek out to the max about all the things they get right in the recent Sony Pictures animated feature, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Warning: this podcast will contain spoilers for Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse. This movie also contains imagery that may potentially trigger a seizure for anyone with photosensitive epilepsy. 

Credits and Notes:
Edited by Zach
Vince Staples – Home
Lil Wayne & Ty Dolla $ign – Scared of the Dark (feat. XXXTENTACION)
The Great Responsibility: Why Marvel has failed fans with ‘Spider-Man’ (opinion) by Marama Whyte
‘Into the Spider-Verse’s Peter B. Parker is the redeemed Spidey millennials need by Michal Schick

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VoK 507 – Vollop 5 – Beavers and Baronesses


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Join Bina007 as she vollops Michal, Casey, Amber, Matt and Jock about Baroness Trumpington – the posh girl who worked at Bletchley, ended up on the front bench of government, and is most famous for flicking a V-sign in the House of Lords.

Music credit – Noel Coward – Twentieth Century Blues and Calvin Harris – It Was Acceptable In The 80s.

Book recommendations – Coming Up Trumps by Jean Trumpington and The Romanoffs by Simon Sebag Montefiore.

Aftershow begins at 44m.

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