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…

Book 9: WHO GAVE THE HALF-MAN AN AXE?!

Ivan and Red cover pp 293-337 (Sansa, Eddard, & Tyrion). Sansa is struck dumb by a plethora of things, Petyr is creepy, Eddard and Varys talk shop, Ivan and Red discuss Stand-up comedy the role-playing game, and Tyrio- HOLY SHIT WHY DOES HE HAVE AN…

Book 8: Tarley the Two-Eyed Craven

Ivan & Red cover pp 250-292 (Eddard, Jon, Eddard, Cat).  Maester Pycelle does a good job of making himself seem untrustworthy, internal Ned is a genius, Sam Tarley the two-eyed craven weighs in at 280 lbs, the bullheaded bastard makes a bull h…

Book 7: Gettin’ Crabs at The Wall

Ivan and Red cover Tyrion, Arya, Daenerys, and Bran (pp 203-249). Tyrion kicks it at the wall, Arya gets her dad to sign her up for dance class, Daenerys learns to ride, and Bran kicks it with Old Nan. Next week we’ll be reading 250-292 (Eddard, Jon, E…

Book 6: Westeros’ Spiderman is Weird

Ivan and Red cover Catelyn, Jon, and Eddard (pp 165-202).  We get raving ravens from the Bannermen, The Spider and Littlefinger are introduced, Mimi from a Podcast of Ice and Fire says hey on our Facebook page, Jon keeps digging for an upside to t…