Ivan and Red cover the final episode of season 1 of Game of Thrones along with guest Lydia Popovich. We cover our first four star review, the pre and post Sean Keane era, Walder vs Frey, Valyrian Steel, Hodor on the GoT reddit, Garfunkel and Oates, Valyrian scissor hands, Sansa’s meth problem, Great John and the King of the north. Contact us at @boarsgoreswords or boarsgoreandswords@gmail.com.

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1x10: Fire and Blood.… Eventually
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We’re joined this week by a guest who had not seen the climactic end of episode 9 until moments we started recording this episode. Sean Keane is a San Francisco Stand Up comic and he has to face up to some very harsh Westeros realities in this week’s podcast. We discuss Westeros’ shitty villagers, how children are running the entire world, Barristan’s nickname, Trojan Zombies, currency exchange, the most harsh bridge toll ever, and much more. This week’s intro music by youtube user steviemac2000.

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1x09: Winter Came
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This week Ivan and Red are joined by our first male guest and comedian Daymon Ferguson. The three discuss Dinklage’s immortality, the fact that Owls are officially scary, Bronn as an english pop star, George RR Martin on atkins, Arrya taking down chubby boys, Tarley the Dungeon Master, Lord Commander Frowny Face, a correction from off mic, hereditary treason, The Rickon Reel, Vambies, Zompires, and more. Intro by UKpiano on youtube.

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1x08: The Endy Point
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This week Ivan and Red discuss THE BANNERMEN, the 3-eyed raven of corrections, Joffrey refusing to raise the debt ceiling, “kneelers”, Tyrion jerking off, Dinklage’s terrible accent, Tywin Lecter, the oh-so rare double titular line, Littlefinger watching youporn at work, GoT motivational posters (submit yours!), the Golden Cloaks and much more. Comments, questions, and curses should be sent to @boarsgoreswords on twitter or email’d to boarsgoreandswords@gmail.com.

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1x07: You Win or You Cry Subserviently
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Every time Ivan says “comeuppance”, it’s time to drink. Natasha Muse joins us this episode to discuss Team Pain Spider, Jain Espenson, the feminists of Westeros, our new business venture sentbyraven.com, further confusion of dogs and wolves, Khal Newman, the greatest joke premise ever told, Petyr Baelish’s terrible whispering, everyone struggling to remember Bronn’s name, and trial by battle. Check out Natasha’s radio show, Too Soon at FCC Free radio. Intro today was by Dan from Digitapp.

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1x06: Comeuppance
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Ivan and Red cover “The Wolf and The Lion” in the last of the Season 1 GoT episodes directed by Brian Kirk. We’re introduced to the Knight of Flowers, some hill people, Varys the big gay cat, giant dragon skulls, and the ultimate attachment parenting. We also cover the shaving of chests and smuckers jam in more depth than was strictly necessary. Intro music is “Learning to Fly” by Arkngthand.

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1x05: The Wolf and the Lion Shave their Chests
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This week on Boars, Gore, and Swords we cover Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things with guest Kelly Anneken. We talk about differentiation between Jon Snow/Robb Stark/Theon Greyjoy, Samwell Tarley, the Full Metal Jacket subplot, Viserys’s nipple scar, the definition of septum, strong seed, Grand Maester Pycelle’s Vaporizer, and much more. Intro by Ramin Djawadi.

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1x04: Cripples, Bastards, Ivan, and Red
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In Episode 3 we discuss as little of Joffrey Baratheon as possible. We do manage to discuss Uncle Fester the eunuch, The Giver, Werther’s Originals, Full House, and some Italian Stereotypes. Follow us at @boarsgoreswords and email questions and comments to boarsgoreandswords@gmail.com. Intro by Jason Yang.

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1x03: Lord Snow Hits The Wall
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Episode 2, in which Ivan and Red discuss:

Intro music is “The King has Arrived” by Arkngthand, a Game of Thrones tribute metal band.

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1x02: The Kings Rode Many, Many Things
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Discussed herein:
  • Facial Hair!
  • Beheadings!
  • Family lovin!
  • And more!

Art based on work by flickr user Dunechaser, used under Creative Commons license.

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1x01: Winter is Coming on Ivan & Red
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