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VoK 488 – The all new Soccercast Monthly – Toilet Bowls and a Brazilian Called Fred


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Join Bing, Noah and Leigh as they discuss the changes to the teams in the English Premier League transfer window and review the opening games of the new season, in the first of our all-new shiny monthly Soccercast! It’s the VOK series that no-one was clamouring for but everybody needs in their life.

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VOK 486 – The Great Linear ASOIAF Re-read Episode 75 – The Extra-ness of Cersei


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Join our small but perfectly formed podcast crew for the next instalment in our epic linear reread. This episode is hosted by Bina007, Tye/Enigmas, Zander/The Lord Baron, Hannah/Shadowbaby and DavidHHH. We cover Dany 4 from Dance (2m), Cersei 5 from Feast (28m) and Jaime 3 from Feast (58m) – which all takes place from March 21st to March 23rd 300 AL. The aftershow begins at 1hr45m.

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in the ASOIAF series but not for the TV show Game of Thrones. And for those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by Marie/Nymeria and will cover Alayne 1/Sansa 2 and Brienne 4 from Feast and Bran 3 from Dance.

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VoK 485 – The Great Linear ASOIAF Re-read Part 74 – Varley vs Pycelle


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Hey there, join us for episode 74 of our Great Linear Re-Read of A Song of Ice and Fire by G.R.R. Martin ! Today your hosts are Michael (Khal Wadege), Leigh (ChaoticNeutral1882), Matt (blu3arm0r), Varley, Jock (munrojock2) and Marie (Nymeria) and we cover the events of Cersei 4 from Feast, and Tyrion 4 and Bran 2 from Dance. We get to see an epic Small Council meeting, travel aboard the Shy Maid, and finally meet Bloodraven.  These chapters take place from March 16th to 20th of 300 AL.

As usual, spoilers for the entire published series but not for the show, nor for TWOW preview chapters. Come and listen to the guffawing of Pycelle by Varley, our troubles with Australian internet, and a great parody of Rick and Morty!

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will cover Dany 4 from Dance, Cersei 5 from Feast, and Jaime 3 from Feast.

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VoK 484 – Nadia and Bina’s GOT Binge-watch


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Long-time show hold-outs Bina007 and Nadia give in the to the hype and binge-watch Game of Thrones seasons 5, 6 and 7 while pop-culture queen Michal/Inkasrain stands aside and laughs as their heads explode.

In the first spoiler-free section, we discuss the impact of no-watchers vs show-watchers on the fandom in general and VOK in particular, and whether it’s better to watch with a crowd or alone.

At 20 minutes in we enter our show-spoiler part of the show with a general discussion of seasons 5 to 7. At 26 mins in we get into Season 5 in depth – at 48m, Season 6 and at 1hr2m, Season 7. The after show begins at 1hr 20m and there’s some TWOW spoilery-stuff at 1hr24m.

Credits:
Edited by Bina007
Music by Alpine Universe

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VOK 482 – The Great Linear ASOIAF Reread – Part 73 – The Buckethead Army


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In this episode Bina007, Matt/Varley, Adam/Drownedsnow, Marie/Nymeria and Michael/Khal Wadege discuss Arya 2 from Feast (2m in) Jon 4 (24m in) and Davos 3 (at 56m in) from Dance. The events take place from March 7th to March 12th. We get Arya’s supercool training montage in Braavos, we get Stannis hearing some home truths from Jon, and Wylla Manderley being a badass.

The podcast contains spoilers for all published works in ASOIAF but not for Game of Thrones.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will cover Cersei 4 from Feast and Tyrion 4  and Bran 2 from Dance.

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VoK 481 – The Great Linear ASOIAF Reread Part 72 – Titan, Gerion and Aemon


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Join Adam/DrownedSnow, DavidHHH, Hannah/Shadowbaby, James/QueenJames, Jock/MunroJock, Sarah/LadyWeaver and Zander/The Lord Baron, as they continue the epic reread. In this episode they discuss events of the 1st and 2nd March 300 AL.  They begin, at 2m in, with Arya 1 from Feast, wherein Arya enters the temple of the many-faced god. They continue at 37m with Tyrion 3 from Dance wherein Tyrion and Illyrio come across the Shy Maid. At 1hr 11m they move to Sam 2 from Feast, in which Aemon reveals Jon’s ruse.

The podcast contains spoilers for all published works in ASOIAF but not for TWOW preview chapters unless clearly signposted, and not for Game of Thrones.

For those following along at home the next reread will be hosted by Bina and will cover Arya 2 from Feast, Jon 4 from Dance and Davos 3 from Dance.

Episode edited by Bina007

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VoK 480 – Soccercast 3 – Allez Les Bleus! Edition


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Join Bina, Bing and Leigh as they round out VOK’s World Cup 2018 coverage with a review of the semi-finals and final.  TL:DR – it ain’t coming home #sadface.  We end at 1hr in with a debate on which was the best goal, player and keeper of the tournament as well as the biggest disappointment. At 1hr 10m we look to Qatar 2022.

Music credit – official Fifa World Cup 2018 theme song, “One Life” by Will Smith, Nicky Jam and Era Istrefi.

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