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. We also mention the Tales of Dunk and Egg. Next week 665-701 (Daenerys, Tyrion, Catelyn).
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 the end to find out about Kelly’s new project. Next week we cover 618-664 (Sansa, Eddard, Catelyn, Jon).
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 is WAY more badass in text, Sansa sets new records for obliviousness, and Jon… kicks… Thorne… in… the… soup. Next week we cover pp 568-617 (Bran, Daenerys, Catelyn, and Tyrion).
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 promised, and Jon gets the shaft. Next week we cover pp 523-567 (Eddard, Arya, Sansa, Jon).
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 Tarley, Eddard sitting on a throne, and Sansa reading Tiger Beat. Next week we cover pp 480-522 (Eddard, Daenerys, Eddard, Jon).
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, anachronistic sluts, the Dothraki General Sherman, The Smoking Pole and much more. Listening to this podcast is an implicit contractual agreement to any and all business ideas expressed herein(jk). Next week we cover pp 431-479 (Catelyn, Jon, Tyrion, Eddard, Sansa)
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 guards about a horse. Next week we cover pp 385-430 (Daenerys, Bran, Tyrion, and Eddard).
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 AXE?!. Next week we cover pp 338-384 (Arya, Eddard, Catelyn, and Eddard).
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 head, and Cat calls her banner men just to catch up. Next week we’ll be reading pp 293-337 (Sansa, Eddard, Tyrion).
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, Eddard, Cat).