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VoK 368: Harry Potter Re-read III: The Jar-Jar Defense




Pardon the delay, someone got lost in a magical dildo shop. The Vassals of Kingsgrave return to Hogwarts for second year, pondering Japanese golfer jokes, gnome torture, and mathletes.

Join Michal (inkasrain), Greg (claudiusthefool), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Matt (Varley), Zach (Alias), Adam (drownedsnow), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Jock (munrojock2), and Zander (Lord Baron)…. as they study wizard racism, ghostly physics, and knuts in this discussion of the first eight chapters of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

This podcast contains spoilers for the entire Harry Potter series.

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

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VoK 365: Near Death Experiences for ProfitCast aka The Great Linear Re-read Part 36



Hosts Casey/Blue-eyed-queen, Aiwendil/Alix, Marie/Nymeria, Tanja/Scilens, Sara/DrBlood, Zach/Alias, and Paul/Serdinnerroll explore the next four chapters of The Great ASOIAF Linear Reread with Tyrion 1, Bran 1, Davos 1 and Davos 2 of A Storm of Swords.

If you’re following along at home the next four chapters will be Jon 1, Arya 2, Arya 3, and Sansa 1 of A Storm of Swords.

This podcast contains spoilers for all published works of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin, but does not contain spoilers for HBO’s show, Game of Thrones.

Aftershow begins at 1 hr 45 m

Credits:
Edited by Casey (Blue-eyed-queen)
Music credits: Alpine Universe
Pirate Epic Mix 2
Picture Credit: ASOS drawing project, by: jesicka309
Death Count of the War of the Five Kings

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VoK 364: The Great Linear Re-read Part 35 — A Retrospective


Join hosts Nadia, Nymeria/Marie, Munrojock2/Jock, Ser Patrick the Tall/Patrick, Scilens/Tanja, shadow_baby/Hannah, and Varley/Matt for a rambling look back on our reread of GoT and CoK.

The next reread will be hosted by Casey and will cover Tyrion I, Bran I, Davos I and Davos II from ASoS.

This podcast contains spoilers for all published works of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin, but does not contain spoilers for HBO’s show, Game of Thrones.

Aftershow begins begins at 1 hr 20m

Credits:
Edited by Nadia
Music credit: The Podcast Bard – Jed O’White Hart.

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VoK 363: Critical Role



The Vassals return in spectacularly nerdy fashion to rant and rave about Critical Role, a popular Dungeons and Dragons live show on Twitch.tv and Youtube.

Join Alex (LuckyCharms), Bing (Shoeshiner), Paul (Pod’s Plight), and Zach (Alias) as they talk favorite characters and moments throughout the show’s run, and consider just what is so special about this whole tabletop roleplaying thing.

This podcast will contain spoilers for all episodes of Critical Role up through episode 89. You have been warned.

Credits:
Edited by Zach (Alias)
Music credits: Critical Role Theme Song by Jason Charles Miller
Kellan the Undying by Drumurboy
Art by Alika Gupta

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Critical Role airs every Thursday at 7 PM PST on the Geek and Sundry Twitch channel. The recorded episode is published on their website the following Monday. Click here if you’d like to watch the show from the beginning.

VoK 358: VikingCast Aka The Great Linear Re-read Part 34



The reread is back with Vassals Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Zach (Alias), Alix (Aiwendil), Tanja (Scilens) and Marie (Nymeria).

They discuss the last linear chapter of A Clash of Kings (Tyrion 15), move into A Storm of Swords with Dany being a badass (Dany 2&3), and Arya’s survival skills (Arya 1). And it wouldn’t be a Patrick episode if Vikings didn’t come up.

For listeners playing along at home, the next episode will actually be part 36, covering A Storm of Swords Tyrion 1, Bran 1, Davos 1, and Davos 2. Part 35 will be a discussion of how it’s been rereading the books through A Clash of Kings linearly.

This podcast contains spoilers for all published works of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin, but does not contain spoilers for HBO’s show, Game of Thrones.

Aftershow begins at 1 hr 41m

Credits:
Edited by Casey (blue-eyed-queen)
Music credits: Alpine Universe
“Dragon Queen (Mhysa)”, by Karliene
Picture credit: The A Podcast Of Ice and Fire drawing project: ASOS Arya I by Nick Snow

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VoK 357: Rogue One


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The Vassals come together in Darth Vader’s pun palace to discuss the highs and lows of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In addition to Michal (inkasrain), Alexi (Czar Alexi), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), and Zach (Alias), Adam (drownedsnow), Zander (The Lord Baron), and Matt (Varley) all eventually show up to join the epic, nitpicky, and unrelievedly nerdy Star Wars fun.

This episode is dedicated to the memory of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. Shine bright, you stars.

Credits:
Edited by inkasrain

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VoK 355: Tanja HATES Jon Snow (ASOIAF What If?)


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What if Cersei wed Ned? What if Bran died? What if Rhaegar became king?

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In any case, join Hannah (shadowbaby), Brett (White Raven), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Jock (munrojock2), and Paul (SerDinnerRoll) as they discuss the many possibilities of the ASOIAF universe, profess Tanja’s hatred for Jon Snow, and go over the deep intricacies of Hand-jobs. Yes, it is what you’ve always wanted, an aftershow disguised as an actual show! And at the end, feel free to stay for the actual aftershow too!

Credits:
Edited by Ser Dinner Roll

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