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VoK 501: A GameShow of Thrones (ASOIAF Trivia)



The vassals continue their 500 revelry with a heated round of ASOIAF trivia! Join Duncan (Valkyrist), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Zach (Alias), Greg (claudiusthefool), Michal (inkasrain), Adam (drownedsnow), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), and Nadia as they go head to head in a battle of wits, wills and White Walkers.

Who will be crowned champion and who will be fed to the dogs? There’s only one way to find out…

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Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 500: The Dance of the Vassals V



The curators of Vassals of Kingsgrave celebrate their 500th episode!! Join Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Zach (Alias), Greg (claudiusthefool), Michal (inkasrain), Adam (drownedsnow), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Duncan (Valkyrist), Glen (Dagos_Rivers), and Nadia as they answer listener-submitted questions about the books, the podcast and the fandom of A Song of Ice and Fire.

Topics include: our favorite episodes, meetup experiences, Westerosi survival tips, best and worst tinfoil theories, dream podcast guests, stalking George, how the series has affected our lives, and what the future holds.

Stick around for the Aftershow (at 2:31:51) for an interview with Amin Javadi from “A Podcast of Ice and Fire,” in which he elaborates on the early years of the ASOIAF fandom and the origins of VOK.

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Edited by Valkyrist
Music from Age of Empires

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VoK 483: Ice & Fire Con 2018 Recap




Hey, remember Ice and Fire Con? We finally got a podcast out about it. Get an inside look at what it’s like at this wonderful event as Vassals Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Matt (blu3arm0r), Greg (claudiusthefool), Zach (Alias), Dan (Witless Chum), Thomas (FTWard), and Jon (eigenvectorjon) recap and share their experiences of Ice and Fire Con 2018.

Credits:
Edited by Alias
Music by Alpine Universe and DrumurBoy

Ice and Fire Con Links
Ice and Fire Con 2019 Tickets
Ice and Fire Con and Vassals of Kingsgrave Instagram pages for more pictures from the event
Westeros: An American Musical
The Rains of Castamere in Russian by Pasha
Mallory/Sanxrian’s Art
The Broken Man by Scad from Davos Fingers
The Floppy Fish by Tom o’Sevens
Ser Duncan the Tall vs Rohanne Webber Rap Battle

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VoK 475: 13 Reasons Why (Netflix series) – Season 2


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Join Adam, Bina, Casey and James as they discuss the controversial second season of Netflix’ teen drama about high school sexual violence and suicide. This is a spoiler-filled discussion and covers highly sensitive topics so please exercise self-care before listening.  You can also check out VOK 371 for our season 1 discussion.

Music credit – the Netflix theme tune for the show by Brendan “Eskmo” Angelides.

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VoK 451: Last Frey Standing aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 60)


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Join the Vassals as they tackle the hanging of Merrett in the epilogue of ASOS; the Kingsmoot in Aeron 2 from AFFC; and Arya leaving the Hound in Arya 13!  The events stretch from the 30th January to 6th February 300 AL.

Your hosts are Casey/Blue-Eyed Queen, Matt/blu3arm0r; Noah/Pops88, Nadia, and Tanja/Scilens.

The night is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in the A Song Of Ice and Fire series.  At 1hr 7m the team discuss a published spoiler from TWOW and at 1hr15m they discuss a transcript of a chapter read at a Con.  This is clearly labelled and those not reading TWOW spoilers should tune out at 1hr7m.

Picture credit: HBO’s Game Of Thrones
Music credits: Alpine Universe

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VoK 447: Serial Podcast (Review) – Season 1



The Vassals review the first season of Serial, a true crime podcast which investigates the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee  and the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend Adnan Masud Syed. Join Tanja (Scilens), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Steven (SJLee),  Michael (Mordion), and Michal (inkasrain) for a discussion of the Serial phenomenon, the ethics of internet sleuthing, the slippery nature of memory, the listener’s need for closure.

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Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 430: Lannister Trials aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 55)


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In this episode we cover the start of Tyrion’s trial and the return of Jaime to King’s Landing, in Tyrion 9 and Jaime 7 from A Storm of Swords.  Your hosts are Bina007, Adam/DrownedSnow, Casey/Blue-Eyed-Queen, Glen/DagosRivers, Michal/Inkasrain, Nadia and Patrick/SerPatrickTheTall.

These events cover the period from the 7th January 300 AL to the 13th January. In particular, the hosts have been discussing the Redditor who invented the Linear Timeline’s decision to put the Tyrion 9 chapter before the Jaime chapter. The reason is that the Tyrion chapter starts a day before Jaime’s return to King’s Landing, even though the events go passed that by some way.

Another thing we’d like to say before we start is that the events in Jaime 7 are both controversial and sensitive within the fandom.  Listeners who may be triggered by a hopefully sensitive but nonetheless frank discussion of rape in fiction are advised to exercise self-care and judgment before listening.

Music credit – Alpine Universe & The Clash.
Picture credit – HBO’s Game Of Thrones.

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