Book 19: Beheading Your In-laws, The Number One Cause of Divorce

I and R cover pp 741-771 (Sansa, Daenerys, Tyrion). They discuss The Darkness, Red conveys a half remembered NPR story about the missing Apollo 11 tapes, Ser Marc Meryn, Joffrey the pick-up artist, Daenerys the Enthusiastic and Determined,  Mirri …

Book 18: Yep, Your Dad Will Be Back Any Minute

Ivan and Red cover Daenerys, Arya, and Bran (702-740). They talk about Jorah’s poor fashion sense, Arya going Oliver Twist, Bran noting people don’t fight very well, Bran suggesting a two man Power Ranger-like assemblage of himself and Hodor, and The K…

Book 17: You Tell ’em, Drogo!

Sean Keane (@LLCoolS) joins Ivan and Red covering pages 665-701 (Daenerys, Tyrion, Catelyn).  We discuss beheadings, the Bechdel test, Mercy Men, Khal Dr(Ogo), Shea, Tyrion Halfman, Robb’s chapter, and more. Next week we cover pages&nbsp…

Book 16: The Flaming (Sword) Episode

Ivan & Red march toward Neds end, covering pages 618-664.  We discuss the Steve Jobs of Westeros, Horror & Slobber, Thoros of Myr, Carl Vance, mispronouncing “sigil”, the Kingsguard becoming ornamental, faces exploding into moths and more.…

Book 15: The Sentient Wheelchair and The Dreadfort

Kelly’s back with Ivan and Red to cover 568-617 (Bran, Daenerys, Catelyn, and Tyrion).  We cover some Karstarks, wine tasting in Dothrak, russian arms dealer Robb, Bran’s bowls turning to water, and Tywin chatting up some hill people. Listen until…

Book 14: Cersei is Clearly in Mourning

This week Ivan & Red are all over 523-567 (Eddard, Arya, Sansa, Jon). They discuss Cantonese vs Mandarin, remembering to follow “the right of the game”, Ivan drops a string of impressive sounding bands, Stark learns he lacks the upper hand, Syrio i…

Book 13: Not Even Christopher Nolan Talks About Dreams This Much

Chapters covered this episode by Ivan and Red occur between pp 480-522 (Eddard, Daenerys, Eddard, Jon).  We revisit Ned’s dream AGAIN,  *something* happens to Robert from groin to nipple, Daenerys has a midnight snack, Viserys gets what was p…

Book 12: Ned Has a Dream!

Kevin O’Shea (on twitter at @iamkevinoshea) joins Ivan and Red cover pp 431-479  (Catelyn, Jon, Tyrion, Eddard, Sansa). We revisit Ned’s dream sequence at the behest of our listeners, Tyrion’s trial by combat, religious overtones, Jon saving Tarle…

Book 11: The Smoking Pole

Ivan and Red are joined by friend of the show Kelly Anneken in covering pp 385-430 (Daenerys, Bran, Tyrion, and Eddard). We cover six-breasted statues, John Carter, sweeping stables with 10,000 brooms, A People’s History of Westeros, Eskimo Bloodriders…

Book 10: Catelyn Climbs and Other Interesting Tales

Ivan and Red cover pp 338-384 (Arya, Eddard, Catelyn, and Eddard).  Arya kisses some cats, Myrcella and Tommen are pugs, Barristan Selmy is agreeable, The Faceless Men charge a fortune, Catelyn CLIMBS AND CLIMBS AND CLIMBS, and Eddard sees some gu…