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VoK 318: Game of Thrones Season 6 – Wrapping Up and Looking Forward


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Join vassals Julia (No True Lady), Hannah (shadow_baby), Matthieu (Beric175), Claire (DarkSister24), Kevin (Gaiden), Jeff (jeff14), and Paul (SerDinnerRoll) in a wide-ranging discussion of Game of Thrones Season 6, and speculation on the seasons beyond.

How is book Cersei’s madness different from show Cersei’s? Who is Westeros’ most eligible bachelor? Will Sam abandon Gily and Baby Sam for a library? Will No True Lady get her brunch? Press the Play button and find out!

Credits:
Edited by No True Lady

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VoK 272: The Black Dahlia (Part 2)


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In Part Two of this Podcast, Matt (Varley), Julia (No True Lady), Bina (Bina007) and Thomas (FTWard) discuss theories and suspects in the murder of Elizabeth Short in Los Angeles, 1947. We also briefly talk about how The Black Dahlia murder has been portrayed in the media.

We would like to warn listeners that the subject matter we discuss is extremely graphic and disturbing. This is not suitable listening for minors and those of a sensitive disposition should consider whether to continue. We also want to emphasise that we have great sympathy and respect for Elizabeth Short, the victim. When we discuss details of her murder it is to better understand the mindset of the murderer. We also discuss details of Miss Short’s life, but in no way agree with the sensationalist contemporary media coverage of her. Rather, the fact that this took place is an interesting aspect of the social history of the time and worthy of investigation in itself.

After Show Starts At: 2:11

Edited by: FTWard

Photo: Santa Barbara Police 1943 Photographer Unknown

Music:
“In California” – by Neko Case & Lisa Marr
Performed by Tawnee Kendall & Jacob Wolkenhauer
@TawneeKendall

“Hotel California” – by Don Felder, Don Henley, Glenn Frey
Performed by Gabriella Quevedo
@GabyQuevedo

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Further reading & listening:
[Southampton Books] Ships to the USA & internationally
[FBI Archive] The Black Dahlia Files
[Étant Donnés] Marcel Duchamp’s Tableaux
[Principled Uncertainty] A podcast interview with Steve Hodel
[Principled Uncertainty] The second part of the Hodel interview
[The Dollop] Episode on the early history of the LAPD
[You Must Remember This] Podcast about the early history of Hollywood

VoK 269: The Black Dahlia (Part 1)


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Thomas (FTWard), Julia (No True Lady) and Bina007 discuss the social context and discovery of the horrific murder of Elizabeth Short in Los Angeles, 1947 as well as recapping what we know of the victim’s life. The next episode will discuss the suspects in the murder then and now.

We would like to warn listeners that the subject matter we discuss is extremely graphic and disturbing. This is not suitable listening for minors and those of a sensitive disposition should consider whether to continue. We also want to emphasise that we have great sympathy and respect for Elizabeth Short, the victim. When we discuss details of her murder it is to better understand the mindset of the murderer. We also discuss details of Miss Short’s life, but in no way agree with the sensationalist contemporary media coverage of her. Rather, the fact that this took place is an interesting aspect of the social history of the time and worthy of investigation in itself.

Music credit: the original soundtrack of the film The Black Dahlia by Mark Isham.

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VoK 192: DragonCast – “The Wars to Come” (S05E01 Review)


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DragonCast has broken free of its chains, returned to review the first episode of Game of Thrones Season 5, “The Wars to Come”.

Join Greg (claudiusthefool), Adam (drownedsnow), Michal (inkasrain), Julia (No True Lady), Matt (Varley), and Zach (Alias) as they jump back into the world of Game of Thrones in classic VOK fashion.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 5 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

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Edited by Alias
Music: Bearheart by Drumurboy

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Links:
Et tu, Edmure?
“I’m going to light the biggest fire the North has ever seen.”
Season 5, Episode 1 with Captions
MLB Teams as Game of Thrones Characters

VoK 189: Alayne (The Winds of Winter – Sample Chapter)


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The Vassals assemble at the Gates of the Moon to review and dissect the latest sample chapter from George R. R. Martin’s The Winds of Winter, entitled “Alayne.”

Join Michal (inkasrain), Zach (Alias), Greg (claudiusthefool), Duncan (Valkyrist), Julia (No True Lady), Shane (easttexasdirewolf), Matt (Varley) and Nadia as they ponder the evolution of Sansa Stark, courtly politics in the Vale, the master plan of Petyr Baelish, and the treachery of hedge mice.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published and unpublished books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, as well as all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 5 promotional material).

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Edited by Valkyrist

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Links:
Alayne (chapter text)
VoK 61: The Winds of Winter (Preview Chapters)
VoK 79: Mercy (The Winds of Winter – Sample Chapter)

VoK 170: Women in Geek Culture (Vol.2) – GamerGate


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In Part 2 of VOK’s Women and Geek Culture series, hosts Alias, Beric175, inkasrain, No True Lady and Valkyrist bring passion, opinions and insight to GamerGate, the controversy that’s taken the internet by storm.

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Edited by No True Lady

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VoK 146: Jack the Ripper (Part 2) – It All Leads to Lizard People


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Join Julia (NoTrueLady), Thomas (FTWard) and Bina007 in the second part of their investigations into the Whitechapel Murders of 1888. In this part, they discuss the main serious suspects in the Jack the Ripper case, some crackpot theories, and the cultural impact of the murders.

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Further reading on Jack the Ripper:
[Paul Begg’s book] A concise rundown of the facts with no spurious finger-pointing
[Emily Marsh] The woman who might’ve spoken to the author of the From Hell letter
[The Crawford Letter] The letter that mentions that Druitt’s family consider him to be the killer
[The Kosminski book] The best researched book making the case against Kosminski
[The Devil and the White City] A superb book on H H Holmes and the 1893 Chicago World Fair

Cultural echoes:
[Pandora’s Box] The 1929 Louise Brooks movie in which Lulu is killed by Jack The Ripper
[Penny Dreadful] The contemporary TV show featuring Jack the Ripper as one of many aspects of gruesome Victoriana
[The Crimson Petal and the White] Michel Faber explores everything bizarre about Victorian attitudes toward women, sex and prostitutes