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A Cast of Kings - A Game of Thrones Podcast

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A quasi-weekly discussion of the plots, themes and highlights of the HBO series "Game of Thrones." Your hosts Dave Chen (The /Filmcast and The Tobolowsky Files) and Joanna Robinson (contributor for VanityFair.com) will dish up both praise and criticism and will try not to sound too pompous if the book was better. Questions, comments, oaths of fealty? Email acastofkings@gmail.com

A quasi-weekly discussion of the plots, themes and highlights of the HBO series "Game of Thrones." Your hosts Dave Chen (The /Filmcast and The Tobolowsky Files) and Joanna Robinson (contributor for VanityFair.com) will dish up both praise and criticism and will try not to sound too pompous if the book was better. Questions, comments, oaths of fealty? Email acastofkings@gmail.com
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A quasi-weekly discussion of the plots, themes and highlights of the HBO series "Game of Thrones." Your hosts Dave Chen (The /Filmcast and The Tobolowsky Files) and Joanna Robinson (contributor for VanityFair.com) will dish up both praise and criticism and will try not to sound too pompous if the book was better. Questions, comments, oaths of fealty? Email acastofkings@gmail.com

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English


Episodes

A Tale of Two Succession Podcasts

8/7/2019
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Joanna and Dave are each launching Succession podcasts! In this bonus episode, they discuss what they've been up to since Game of Thrones ended and why you should be watching the HBO Original series Succession. Subscribe to Still Watching as they cover Succession (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/still-watching-game-of-thrones/id1328561705) Check out The Boiler Room, Joanna's podcast about My So-Called Life (http://www.boilerroomcast.com) Subscribe to The Sweet Smell of Succession...

Duration:00:10:44

7: A Cast of Kings - Series Retrospective

5/27/2019
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David Chen (https://twitter.com/davechensky) and Joanna Robinson (https://twitter.com/jowrotethis) reflect on this epic, touching, improbable, and divisive series that is Game of Thrones, plus this podcast that they created to accompany it. Thank you all for listening. Music in this episode comes from Jenny Owen Youngs (https://twitter.com/jennyowenyoungs?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor) . To download today’s song plus to hear/download more of her original Game of...

Duration:02:07:07

6: A Cast of Kings S8E6 - The Iron Throne

5/21/2019
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It’s the final page of A Song of Ice and Fire. David Chen (https://twitter.com/davechensky) and Joanna Robinson (https://twitter.com/jowrotethis) watch the finale of the HBO series Game of Thrones, “The Iron Throne.” Catch the analysis of the ending by Ben and Jacob of Slashfilm here (https://www.slashfilm.com/game-of-thrones-finale-review/) . Read Joanna’s article on how Lord of the Rings predicted...

Duration:01:43:33

5: A Cast of Kings S8E5 - The Bells

5/14/2019
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All bell breaks loose. David Chen (https://twitter.com/davechensky) and Joanna Robinson (https://twitter.com/jowrotethis) watch the fifth episode of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, “The Bells.” Catch the Slashfilm Daily recap of the divisive episode here (https://daily.slashfilm.com/e/grappling-with-last-nights-divisive-game-of-thrones-episode/) . Read the post on Medium about why pop culture fans feel threatened by disagreement here...

Duration:01:52:06

4: A Cast of Kings S8E4 - The Last of the Starks

5/7/2019
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The battle may have ended but the war for the throne is just about to start. David Chen (https://twitter.com/davechensky) and Joanna Robinson (https://twitter.com/jowrotethis) watch the fourth episode of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, “The Last of the Starks.” Catch Ben and Jacob’s recap of the show on Slashfilm here. (https://www.slashfilm.com/game-of-thrones-the-last-of-the-starks-review/) Read about Jamie’s baffling choice to leave Winterfell here...

Duration:02:00:14

3: A Cast of Kings S8E3 - The Long Night

4/30/2019
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Brace yourself for an endless night. David Chen (https://twitter.com/davechensky) and Joanna Robinson (https://twitter.com/jowrotethis) watch the third episode of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, “The Long Night.” Read about how the battle may have been literally too dark on Vanity Fair. (https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2019/04/game-of-thrones-too-dark-hard-to-see-battle-of-winterfell-long-night) Learn about how Game of Thrones taught us to want death...

Duration:01:52:10

2: A Cast of Kings S8E2 - A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

4/23/2019
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It’s the night before the storm. David Chen (https://twitter.com/davechensky) and Joanna Robinson (https://twitter.com/jowrotethis) watch the second episode of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms.” Find out about the meaning behind Podrick’s song here (https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2019/04/game-of-thrones-song-podrick-jenny-song-meaning-books-jenny-oldstones) . Read Jacob Hall and Ben Pearson’s recap of the episode here...

Duration:01:42:59

1: A Cast of Kings S8E1 - Winterfell

4/16/2019
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It’s the beginning of the end! David Chen (https://twitter.com/davechensky) and Joanna Robinson (https://twitter.com/jowrotethis) dive into the first episode of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, “Winterfell.” Listen to David and Joanna’s recent interview on NPR All Things Considere (https://www.npr.org/2019/04/12/712862539/a-guide-to-talk-about-game-of-thrones-even-if-you-ve-never-seen-an-episode) d. Read Joanna’s Vanity Fair article on the Easter eggs in the season premiere...

Duration:01:32:30

A Cast of Kings - Season 8 Preview

4/8/2019
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A Cast of Kings is coming back! In this episode, David Chen and Joanna Robinson discuss how they've been rewatching the show and talk about the plotlines they're most looking forward to in the next season. Learn more about why Game of Thrones might be the last show we'll watch together. (https://www.vulture.com/2019/04/game-of-thrones-the-last-show-we-watch-together.html)

Duration:00:55:10

A Cast of Kings - Off-Season Update

11/14/2018
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In this special bonus episode of A Cast of Kings, Joanna Robinson (http://twitter.com/jowrotethis) and David Chen (http://twitter.com/davechensky) discuss some off-season developments that have happened in the past week, including George RR Martin's interview with The Guardian (https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/nov/10/game-of-thrones-george-rr-martin-the-winds-of-winter-interview) and the new teaser trailer...

Duration:00:44:19

9: A Cast of Kings Season 7 Review

9/5/2017
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Joanna and David discuss details they missed from the season 7 finale and review listener feedback about the whole season. Thanks to Buffering The Vampire Slayer (https://www.bufferingthevampireslayer.com/) for producing this week's song. Learn more about them at Bufferingthevampireslayer.com/got (https://www.bufferingthevampireslayer.com/got) . Donate to the Hurricane Harvey relief fund. (https://www.youcaring.com/victimsofhurricaneharvey-915053) Follow Joanna on Twitter...

Duration:01:06:05

A Cast of Kings S7E07 - The Dragon and the Wolf

8/29/2017
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Joanna and David discuss the Game of Thrones Season 7 finale, "The Dragon and the Wolf." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:31:54

A Cast of Kings S7E06 - Beyond the Wall

8/22/2017
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Joanna and David discuss the sixth episode of the seventh season of Game of Thrones, "North of the Wall." Be sure to read Joanna's recap of the episode (https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2017/08/game-of-thrones-season-7-episode-6-beyond-the-wall-kill-a-wight-dragon-white-walker) , Alison Herman's recap of the episode (https://www.theringer.com/game-of-thrones/2017/8/20/16170748/season-7-episode-6-recap-beyond-the-wall) , and Jacob Hall's recap of the episode....

Duration:01:36:50

A Cast of Kings S7E05 - Eastwatch

8/15/2017
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Joanna and David discuss the fifth episode of season seven of Game of Thrones. Be sure to check out Joanna's recap of things you might have missed (https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2017/08/game-of-thrones-season-7-episode-6-eastwatch-callbacks-easter-eggs) and Jacob's review of the episode. (http://www.slashfilm.com/game-of-thrones-eastwatch-review/) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:34:18

A Cast of Kings S7E04 - The Spoils of War

8/8/2017
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Joanna and David discuss the fourth episode of the seventh season of Game of Thrones, "The Spoils of War." Be sure to check out Joanna's article about Arya's fight (https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2017/08/game-of-thrones-arya-brienne-fight-season-7-episode-4-spoils-of-war) . Thanks to Blade Geer (http://www.instagram.com/bladegeer) for performing today's song. You can download this week's song here. (https://soundcloud.com/bladegeer/you-make-brooding-look-good) Thanks to Wikirascals.com...

Duration:01:48:20

A Cast of Kings S7E03 - The Queen's Justice

8/1/2017
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David and Joanna recap the third episode of this season's Game of Thrones, "The Queen's Justice." Check out Joanna's (https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2017/07/game-of-thrones-what-did-melisandre-mean-varys-season-7-episode-3-queens-justice) pieces (https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2017/07/game-of-thrones-recap-queens-justice-jon-snow-daenerys-targaryen-meet-emilia-clarke-kit-harington-interview) on this week's episode...

Duration:01:34:48

A Cast of Kings S7E02 - Stormborn

7/25/2017
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In this episode of "A Cast of Kings," Joanna (http://twitter.com/jowrotethis) and David (http://www.davechen.net/) discuss the second episode of the seventh season of Game of Thrones, "Stormborn." Read Joanna's recap of the episode (http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2017/07/game-of-thrones-recap-season-7-episode-2-stormborn-jon-littlefinger-greyscale-euron-sand-snakes-nymeria-arya) and listen to this week's intro song at http://bufferingthevampireslayer.com/got. Our sponsor this week is...

Duration:01:36:57

A Cast of Kings S7E01 - Dragonstone

7/18/2017
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In this episode of "A Cast of Kings," Joanna (http://twitter.com/jowrotethis) and David (http://www.davechen.net/) discuss the season premiere of seventh season of Game of Thrones, "Dragonstone." Read Joanna's recap of this episode (http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2017/07/game-of-thrones-recap-season-7-premiere-brans-vision-hound-euron-jorah-ed-sheeran) , Jacob's recap of the episode (http://www.slashfilm.com/game-of-thrones-dragonstone-review/) , and see how Tyrion's hair has changed...

Duration:01:26:31

Live from Con of Thrones: The Ghosts of Westeros Panel

7/11/2017
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At this year's Con of Thrones (http://www.slashfilm.com/con-of-thrones-recap/) , Joanna Robinson and David Chen from "A Cast of Kings" (http://www.gameofthronespodcast.com) were honored to moderate the "Ghosts of Westeros" panel and chat with many of the actors who played beloved characters that met a brutal end on the show. Here is the Con of Thrones schedule described the panel: Though their characters may not be walking around Westeros anymore, Game of Thrones is still a big part of these...

Duration:01:03:26

Announcing Peaks TV – a Twin Peaks podcast we are Kickstarting

5/1/2017
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Joanna and David are launching a new podcast to cover the upcoming season of Twin Peaks on Showtime! To help us Kickstart this project into existence, please go to www.peakstv.com. Download the episode or play below: The post Announcing Peaks TV – a Twin Peaks podcast we are Kickstarting appeared first on /Film.

Duration:00:33:41