Category Archives: TV Shows

VoK 375: ‘Harlots’ (Hulu Mini-Series)


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Glen (Dagos_Rivers) is joined by Bina (Bina007) and new host Katie (Taindana) to discuss the highly rated, but little watched, drama ‘Harlots’ (ITV Encore).

Also discussed:
-Eurovision.
-Future podcasts.
-‘Keepers’ and their advantages.

Duration: 00:56:18

Edited by Dagos_Rivers

References (Courtesy of Katie):

A Study of Criminal Subcultures in Eighteenth-Century England by Rictor Norton

Some Thoughts on . . . The History of the Word “Prostitute”

    http://rictornorton.co.uk

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VoK 371: 13 Reasons Why




The Vassals of Kingsgrave are back to discuss Netflix’s latest hit, 13 Reasons Why based on the 2007 novel by Jay Asher. Join Vassals Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Steven (SJLee), and Zach (Alias) as they share their feelings on the show and make their best attempt to tackle the many difficult questions inherent to the story it tells.

This podcast will contain full spoilers for Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why. You have been warned. 

Credits:
Edited by Zach (Alias)
Music credits: 13 Reasons Why Opening
The Night We Met by Lord Huron
13 Reasons Why takes a voyeuristic lens to rape and suicide, with complicated results
13 Reasons Why Officially Renewed For Season 2

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VoK 370: The Expanse Seasons 1-2 Syfy


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Join the Vassals as they review the first two seasons of Syfy’s The Expanse, a science-fiction/drama/thriller set in a future where humanity has colonized the solar system and which has been described as “A Song of Ice and Fire in space”.

In this podcast, a balanced group of book-readers and show-watchers made up of Alix (Aiwendil), Adam (drownedsnow), Mariana (LillyKaneIsNotDead), Marie (Nymeria), Patrick the Tall and Silvana (silvaubrey) discuss the TV series in great detail while steering clear of show-spoiler territory.

Aftershow begins at 1 hr 59 min
(Who are the Expansionistas? Which characters would Patrick have a threesome with? Stick around to find out!)

The Hosts:
Alix (Aiwendil)
Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall)
Adam (drownedsnow)
Mariana (LillyKaneIsNotDead)
Marie (Nymeria)
Silvana (silvaubrey)

Aftershow begins at 1 hr 59 min

Alix (Aiwendil) – Editor

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VoK 369: Broadchurch Series 3 Finale


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Broadchurch fans finally received the answer to who was responsible for raping Trish Winterman in Series 3; Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Marie (Nymeria) and Alix (Aiwendil) discuss the intense series conclusion.

Also discussed:

-Fan fiction of Alec’s dates.
-Our feelings toward the culprit.
-Marie prioritises entertainment choices based on VoK episodes she will join.
-Sad farewell to a great series trilogy.

Duration: 01:00:47

Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 367: Broadchurch (Season 3 Suspects)


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Broadchurch focuses on an idyllic small community whose existence is rocked by the murder of an 11 year old boy; Series 1 focuses on finding the culprit, Series 2 focuses on his trial (and acquittal), Series 3 focuses on a new case of a woman raped at her friends birthday party.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers) is joined by Nadia (Nadia), Jock (MunroJock2), Alix (Aiwendil) and Marie (Nymeria) to discuss the third and final series of one of the most popular shows in Britain: ‘Broadchurch’ and spend an hour discussing the (many) possible suspects, tinder dating, and wacky theories.

Also discussed:

-Upcoming planned podcasts.
-Spin-offs about Alec’s dating life.
-Live Reaction podcast for series finale.
-Glen mixes up Expanse with Extant (Halle Berry Show).

Duration: 01:25:43

Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 360: The Young Pope (Sky / HBO / Canal+)


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The Young Pope is a joint production between Sky, HBO and Canal+ and Stars Jude Law and Diane Keaton, and directed by Paolo Sorrentino.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers) is joined by Adam (drownedsnow) and Jock (MunroJock2), to discuss ‘The Young Pope’ and spend an hour discussing the inane plot devices before Adam and Jock abandon the podcast to join the ‘Logan’ podcast.

Also discussed:

-40 % of podcast discussing this show; 60 % talking about other ‘better’ shows.
-Future podcasts.
-Possibility of Season 2.
-Prince Charming (Shrek) vs. Lenny Belardo.
-Does it steal the plot from Annie?

Duration: 00:50:55

Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 352: The Crown Season 1


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Join the Vassals as they discuss the first series of Netflix’s big budget British historical drama The Crown.

Reigning monarch and editor: PetyrSlaylish15.
Hosts: Varley, Blue-Eyed Queen, Alias, Shadowbaby and Nymeria.
Random drunken podcrasher: Bina007.
Audio excerpt and photo courtesy of Netflix.

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