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VoK 468: Westworld – “Virtù e Fortuna” & “The Riddle of the Sphinx” (S02E03-04 Review)


Join Hostcast as we discuss the 3rd and 4th episodes of season 2 of Westworld

Hosts: Adam (Drownedsnow), Bina (Bina007), and Michael (Mordian).

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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.

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 346: Westworld (HBO series) – Season 1 Retrospective


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Join Alix/Aiwendil, Adam/DrownedSnow, Bina007, Matt/VarleyOnTheForums and Michael/Mordion as they review season 1 of HBO’s Westworld and speculate about season 2.

This podcast contains spoilers for the HBO series and original movie.

The aftershow begins at 57 minutes.

Music and picture credit: HBO & Barenaked Ladies.

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VoK 340: Westworld (HBO series) – Mid-Season 1 Discussion


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Glen (Dagos_Rivers) continues the hype discussion of Westworld, and is joined by Bina (Bina007), Michael (Mordion), Thomas (FTWard), Hannah (shadow _baby) and Jock (Munrojock2).

Popular theories such as William = MiB, is everyone secretly a machine, and the location of Westworld are discussed at length.

Also highlighted:
-‘Child abuse’ within Westworld.
-Future of the show.
-Have the fans sussed out everything within 5 episodes?
-Will it really take the place of ‘Game of Thrones’ for HBO?

Aftershow: 01:48:00
Duration: 01:55:23

Edited by FTWard

Music:
“Westworld Main Title Theme” Written by Ramin Djawadi
Perforemed by Iacovos @iacovosmusic

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VoK 311: The Sopranos ReWatch (Part 3) – Members Only


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The Vassals convene at Holsten’s diner to draw their Sopranos rewatch to an ominous close. Join Duncan (Valkyrist), Bina (Bina007), Michael (Mordion) and Mattias (Maca) as they delve into the spiritual awakenings, invisible chains, and frustrating blackouts of the series’ sixth and final season.

This is the third podcast in a three-part retrospective of the series.

02:40 – Season 6A Discussion
40:34 – Season 6B Discussion
1:37:21 – Aftershow (including trivia contest and plugs for upcoming podcasts)

Warning: Contains #SPOILERS# for all aired episodes of HBO’s The Sopranos

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist
Audio clips owned by HBO

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VoK 179: The Sopranos (Part 2) – The Strong, Silent Type
VoK 151: The Sopranos (Part 1) – Since the Ducks Left

VoK 233: The Virtues of a 9-Inch Meat Pie aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 2)


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The second podcast in our linear ASOIAF re-read begins with feedback on last week’s episode focussing on the character of Ser Weymar Royce and Lunar dragons.  We then cover the events of April 298, with the King and the Lannisters arriving at Winterfell as news of Jon Arryn’s death reaches Cat.  This translates into the Game of Thrones chapters Ned 1 (16m), Jon 1 (37m), Cat 2 (49m) and Arya 1 (1h5m).  The aftershow begins at 1hr 15m.

Spoilers:  All published novels in the ASOIAF series but neither spoiler chapters for The Winds of Winter nor the latest season of Game of Thrones.

Podcast hosts: FTWard (Thomas), Mordion (Michael), Claudius The Fool (Greg), Bina007, Middlecyclone (Amanda), Nadia, Varley (Matt) and Whiteraven (Brett) .

For those of you playing along at home, the next episode will cover the events of May 298, so Game of Thrones: Bran 2, Tyrion 1, Jon 2 and Cat 3.

Picture credit: HBO’s Game of Thrones. Music credit: Michael Jackson’s Billy Jean.

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VoK 223: Vassals Night Out – “Manly” Edition


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Join the VOK boys for the first (annual? decennial? never again?) Guys Night Out.

Hosts Shane (easttexasdirewolf), Augustine (linecom1), Matt (Varley), Michael (Mordion), Zach (Alias), Duncan (Valkyrist), Brett (White Raven), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall) & Greg (claudiusthefool) for an in-depth and critical discussion of facial hair, manly drinks, The Weather, & very briefly ASOIAF plus a myriad of other manly topics.

Contains spoilers for beards & A Song of Ice and Fire.

Edited by Shane

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