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VoK 466: Doctor Who (BBC One series) – Season 10



Join hosts David (davidhhh), Jock (Munrojock2), Marie (Nymeria), Alix (Aiwendil) as they discuss season 10 of modern Doctor Who and the surrounding Christmas specials, the end of the Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat eras of the show, plus their hopes for the show’s future. Julia (No True Lady) and Matt (Varley) make cameo appearances in the aftershow.

This episode contains spoilers for all aired episodes of Doctor Who.

Show times:
Part 1 – Intros and general thoughts on the season
Part 2 – 14:23 – The characters
Part 3 – 46:58 – The episodes
Part 4 – 2:04:22 – The future: new Doctor, new showrunner, new controversy
After Show – 2:18:33

Edited by David.
Music: The Timelords (aka The KLF) – Doctorin’ The TARDIS

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VoK 460: The Three-Headed Kitten aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 66)


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Join us for episode 66 of the Vassals of Kingsgrave’s great linear re-read ! Your hosts today are Jock/munrojock2, Hannah/shadowbaby, Varley, Matt/blu3armor, Tanja/Scilens, Alix/Aiwendil and Marie/Nymeria and we cover the prologue from Dance, Tyrion 1 from Dance, and Jaime 1 from Dance. These events take place on Feb 13th and 14th 300 AL.

Spoilers for the whole published series but not for the show.

Aftershow starts at 1hr29m and contains spoilers for the Farseer trilogy by Robin Hobb from 1hr30m to 1h31m30s.

Music credits : Alpine Universe
Hosted and edited by Nymeria

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VoK 444: Best Media of 2017 Awards


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In this episode, various Vassals describe the music, books, TV shows and movies that they enjoyed last year. Listen in for recommendations of things to try that may be outside of your usual comfort zone!

Music (45s): Alix/Aiwendil opens up the show with her recommendation, “In the Passing Light of Day,” by Pain of Salvation.

TV shows (5m): Glen/Dagos_Rivers and Hannah/Shadowbaby recommend dystopian TV show Black Mirror; Adam/DrownedSnow recommends the Netflix Western Godless; Glen also recommends the British gameshow Armchair Detectives. Marie/Nymeria is joined by Alix and Glen to discuss the star-studded thriller Big Little Lies; Natalie/BranTheBeastling and Sarah/Lady Weaver recommend sci-fi drama Black; DavidHHH reviews the Syfy dystopian drama 12 Monkeys; Natalie and Sarah return to review the Korean drama Stranger; and DavidHHH returns to share his love for the DC Arroverse crossover.

Film (36m): Bina007 discusses the the AI documentary Alphago.

Books (40m): Paul/SerDinnerRoll reviews Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve; Bina007 returns to review Blitzed by Norman Ohler and Alix takes us home with a discussion of SPQR by Mary Beard.

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VoK 442: Stag Night aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 59)



Join Vassals Alix (Aiwendil), Adam (drownedsnow), David (davidhhh), Marie (Nymeria), and Patrick (Ser for Partick the Tall) for part 59 of our Great Linear Re-read of A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin.

Events take place from 25th January to 29th January 300 AL.

Asha 1 – AFFC – prep for Queensmoot
Jon 10 – ASOS – Stannis arrives (34:00)
Victarion 1 – The Iron Captain (1:10:00)
Aftershow – Winds of Winter Spoiler chapter discussion (1:51:00)

The next Linear Re-Read will be hosted by Casey and will cover the Epilogue (ASOS), Aeron 2 (AFFC), and Arya 13 (ASOS)

Edited by Adam

Music credits: Alpine Universe

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VoK 440: Three Books in One! aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 58)


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Join the Vassals for Part 58 of the Epic Linear Re-Read ! Today we discuss chapters from three different books: Dany 2 from ADWD, The Captain of the Guards from AFFC and Jon 9 from ASOS, which cover events of January 20th and 21st 300. Dany chains the dragons, we are introduced to Dorne, and the Battle of the Wall rages when old friends show up … but not yet Stannis !
Your hosts are Bina/Bina007, Alix/Aiwendil, Matt/Varley, David/davidhhh and Marie/Nymeria.

The next episode will be hosted by Adam and will cover Asha 1 from Feast, Jon 10 from Storm and Victarion 1 from Feast. Brace yourselves for a lot of Iron Islands action and the arrival of Stannis at the Wall !

Spoilers: this episode does not contain spoilers for the show A GAME OF THRONES, but can contain spoilers for all published books in the series.

Disclaimer: opinions expressed in this episode are only those of the hosts, and do not represent VOK as a whole.

Aftershow starts at 1:14:15

Credits:
Edited by Nymeria
Picture credits Luisa Giliberti

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VoK 429: The Gate is Magic aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 54)



Join Vassals Casey/blue-eyed-queen, Zach/Alias, Alix/Aiwendil, Matt/Varley/Varley mo Varley, Adam/drownedsnow and Marie/Nymeria for Part 54 of our Great Linear Re-read of A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, where we get our very first Dance chapter!
We cover the events of Davos 6, Dany 1 from ADWD and Bran 4.

The next Linear Re-Read will be hosted by Bina and will cover Tyrion 9 and Jaime 7 from A
Storm of Swords.

Apologies for the Skype sound notifications throughout the recording.

Edited by Nymeria

Music credits: Alpine Universe, The National

Picture credit: A Storm of Swords Drawing Project, Bran IV by JoThirteen

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VoK 407: Sense8 (Netflix series) – Seasons 1 & 2


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In this very wide-ranging episode, your hosts Hannah (shadow_baby), Tanja (Scilens), Alix (Aiwendil) and Marie (Nymeria) explain why they love Netflix’s show Sense8 so much, and why the cancellation of the show is heartbreaking. This is a discussion about love, tolerance and open-mindedness. There are spoilers for the entire show, as well as non spoilery mentions of Orange Is The New Black, Grey’s Anatomy, How to Get Away With Murder, Firefly, Scrubs, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Leftovers, and the Dune series.

Music Credits: What’s Up (4 Non Blondes), Beethoven 5th Piano concerto “Emperor”

Edited by Nymeria.

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