2x01: Peter North Remembers

We’re back to our roots, with Ivan and Red covering the season premiere of Game of Thrones. We talk secret previews, Sam Tarley’s auditioning skills, STANNIS, Peter Dinklage acting into a mirror, sibling love, Joffrey coming into his own as King, basta…

Game Show 2: Red Loves Game of Thrones

Sean Keane and Caitlin Gill join Ivan and Red for Red Loves Game of Thrones!  Sean discusses watching all 9 Oscar movies in a row (with a break to perform at Cobb’s), Lex Luthor in a power suit, how Red will never watch Lost, and finishing with a …

WYSBW 4: Steven Moffat Doctor Who

What You Should Be Watching - Steven Moffat/Matt Smith Doctor Who edition.  Ivan and Red cover The Doctor, Tardises, Daleks, sweaty English heroes, deep-fried pizza, poor stranger danger policy, Douglas Adams, and more! 

WYSBW 3: Downton Abbey

What You Should Be Watching - Downton Abbey edition.  Ivan & Red invite Kelly over to discuss the topic of her original podcast Up Yours, Downstairs.  In the LONGEST BGaS episode to date, they cover many hats, Maggie Smith, hat related po…

WYSBW 2: Sherlock

In their second “What You Should Be Watching” episode, Ivan & Red cover BBC’s Sherlock, created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.  We talk comparisons to House MD, the third greatest Conan,…

Book 21: Book VS Show!

Kelly joins Ivan & Red as they set media against media in an effort to determine the supremacy of either the book or the tv version of Railroad’s Game of Thrones.  WHO IS BETTER?  Book Tyrion vs Show Tyrion, Book Daenerys vs Show Daenerys…

WYSBW 1: Special Misfits Edition

SPECIAL ONE-OFF TV CLUB, Misfits edition.  Having suffered a last minute cancellation, Ivan & Red introduce E4’s Misfits, a show that can be described as the anti-“Heroes”.  Ivan and Red cover calling “Hero Academy” “Academy of Heroes” (l…

Book 20: Winter Came and Went!

Ivan and Red bring our first book covered to a close, covering pp 772-807 (Jon, Cat, Daenerys). Jon (and Red) get Tarly’d, Jon Snow is slowed down by his brooding, oath-breakin’ food, the plural for Pegasus, Robb in the third Person chapters, babies in…

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…