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Game of Thrones The Podcast

Jim and A.Ron review each week's episode of HBO's Game of Thrones and your feedback.

TV Reviews
After Shows
TV & Film
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Game of Thrones – House of the Dragon and Doubl...
29 min
2
The Unofficial Guide to Game of Thrones (with K...
45 min
3
Series Wrapup
91 min
4
806 - The Iron Throne - SpoiLore Edition
113 min
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806 - The Iron Throne
112 min
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806 - The Iron Throne - Instant Take
20 min
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805 - The Bells - SpoiLore Edition
88 min
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805 - The Bells
149 min
9
805 - The Bells - Instant Take
22 min
10
804 - SpoiLore Edition
84 min
11
804 - The Last of the Starks
138 min
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804 - The Last of the Starks - Instant Take
19 min
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803 - The Long Night - SpoiLore Edition
104 min
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803 - The Long Night
125 min
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803 - The Long Night - Instant Take
24 min
16
802 - A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms - SpoiLore...
83 min
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802 - A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms
Jim and A.Ron get sentimental over the very nostalgic episode of Game of Thrones, “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms”. Given the way this episode ends, this might be the last bit of sweetness and light many of these characters receive. Gulp.
132 min
18
802 - A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms - Instant ...
The Instant Talk podcast is our aftershow, with our own quick thoughts about the episode followed by an interactive chat discussion with our fans, live on YouTube.  The first half is released as the Instant Take podcast.
20 min
19
801 - Winterfell - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron are here to delve into the deeper mysteries of Game of Thrones, discussing the lore, prophecies, and world building that make Thrones great. Some of this material could be construed as spoilery,
65 min
20
801 - Winterfell
Jim and A.Ron are here to break down all the action from this week's premiere episode of HBO's Game of Thrones, "Winterfell". And indeed the ancestral home of House Stark houses the direwolf's share of the action and intrigue,
124 min
21
801 - Winterfell - Instant Take
The Instant Talk podcast is our aftershow, with our own quick thoughts about the episode followed by an interactive chat discussion with our fans, live on YouTube.  The first half is released as the Instant Take podcast.
17 min
22
Game of Thrones - Season 8 Preview
We're so close we can feel the dragon fire! HBO dropped a brand new trailer for the long anticipated final season of Game of Thrones yesterday, and we're here to discuss it, in tedious detail. Spoiler warning for anyone sitting the promotional material...
125 min
23
“Gods of Thrones” Vol. 2 Preview Podcast #2!
A.Ron and Anthony are back to talk Game of Thrones and Gods of Thrones! This week we discuss the curious coincidence of Stark children warging, how the British legend of Bran the Blessed could tie into the fate of Brandon Stark,
70 min
24
“Gods of Thrones” Vol. 2 Preview Podcast!
We're so close we can feel the dragon fire! HBO dropped a brand new trailer for the long anticipated final season of Game of Thrones yesterday, and we're here to discuss it, in tedious detail. Spoiler warning for anyone sitting the promotional material...
58 min
25
Season 8 Trailer Breakdown!
We're so close we can feel the dragon fire! HBO dropped an awesome new trailer for the long awaited final season of Game of Thrones, and we're here to break it down in near-exhaustive detail. We're letting you know our plans for coverage this year,
33 min
26
“Gods of Thrones” – “Fire and Blood” – Part 3
We're back with a super-sized wrap up episode for our coverage of our new book, Gods of Thrones, as well as putting George's Fire & Blood to bed as we consider the final third of the book, starting with "The Dying of the Dragons: Rhaenyra Triumphant".
141 min
27
“Gods of Thrones” – “Fire and Blood” – Part 2
Anthony jones me once again as we discuss the second third of GRRM's new Fire & Blood, as we consider from "Jaehaerys and Alysanne: Their Triumphs and Tragedies" to "The Dying of the Dragons: Rhaenyra Triumphant". Firewyrms! Mysteries of the wall!
72 min
28
“Gods of Thrones” – “Fire and Blood” – Part 1
My Gods of Thrones co-author Anthony is back once again as we do a deep dive on GRRM's latest work, Fire & Blood! We talk about events up to but not including "Jaehaerys and Alysanne, Their Triumphs and Tragedies".
69 min
29
“Gods of Thrones” – “Fire and Blood” Initial Th...
Anthony and I talk about GRRM's latest book, Fire and Blood, which is a complete and in-depth historical account of the 300 year old Targaryen dynasty in Westeros. We discuss our initial thoughts, anything that might have changed some of our thoughts i...
79 min
30
“Gods of Thrones” – Chattin’ Catelyn
Anthony and A.Ron continue their deep dive into the characters and themes from their new book, "Gods of Thrones". Now available on paperback! Today we're talking about a polarizing character among the fandom, Catelyn Stark.
85 min
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“Gods of Thrones” – Talking Tyrion
It goes without saying that Tyrion Lannister is an extremely interesting character in A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones, but  you'd think he'd make a poor focus for our book on Westerosi religion. After all,
76 min
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“Gods of Thrones” – Introduction
We have a special series of podcasts for you coming out over the next few weeks! Dr. Anthony Le Donne joins me today to talk about the new book we co-authored in the off-season, Gods of Thrones: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire,
54 min
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310 - Mhysa
And just like that, we put HBO's Game of Thrones season three into the Bald Move history books. Again. "Mhysa" is an excellent way to wrap up the season and set the table for season four, as we get great work out of all our star-crossed lovers; Tyrion,...
128 min
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309 - The Rains of Castamere
This week we have the pleasure of talking about one of the best, and most gut wrenching episodes of HBO's Game of Thrones, "The Rains of Castamere". The Lannisters score a decisive victory against the Starks in surprising and brutal fashion.
95 min
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308 - Second Sons
Jim and A.Ron consider the latest episode in our summer re-watch of season three of HBO's Game of Thrones. "Second Sons" features the second happiest wedding we've ever seen on Westeros (which is damning with non-existent praise),
83 min
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307 - The Bear and the Maiden Fair
On this week's episode of our summer Game of Thrones rewatch, "The Bear and the Maiden Fair", Brienne picks on someone her own size, Joffery tries talking politics with his grandpa, Robb YOLOs his way through a fraught political position to buy some ex...
96 min
37
306 - The Climb
We're back with another terrific season three episode of HBO's Game of Thrones, "The Climb". Of course the title refers to the Wildlings' epic climb of The Wall, but also Littlefinger's unhinged speech about chaos delivered to a shell shocked Varys.
101 min
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305 - Kissed by Fire
Lots of things get "Kissed by Fire" in this episode of HBO's Game of Thrones. The Hound. Jon Snow. Leslie's Rose. But in all seriousness there is so much good packed into this hour of Thrones; Robb beheading an important bannerman in the pouring rain; ...
122 min
39
304 - And Now His Watch Is Ended
We really enjoyed "And Now His Watch Is Ended", the latest episode in our summer rewatch of HBO's Game of Thrones series. Packed with intellectually satisfying intrigue, as well as one of the more satisfying action scenes in Thrones history,
108 min
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303 - Walk of Punishment
Jim and A.Ron take in the episode "Walk of Punishment" of the third season of HBO's Game of Thrones. Dany struggles to find a moral middle ground as she strikes a bargain for a massive slave army, Robb struggles with his command,
74 min
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302 - Dark Wings, Dark Words
Jim and A.Ron do a retrospective review of HBO's Game of Thrones episode, "Dark Wings, Dark Words", same format, we first do a non-spoiler review then get in depth and spoilery at the end of the podcast. We discuss the Reed children who make their firs...
98 min
42
301 - Valar Dohaeris
Jim and A.Ron are back for the summer re-watch of HBO's Game of Thrones season 3. Might as well start at the beginning, with episode 301, "Valar Dohaeris". Daddy's back in town, which is an interesting dynamic which finds Tyrion and Cersei trying to fi...
90 min
43
Season Three Preview
We're back to ambush your podcast feeds with a summer re-watch of HBO's Game of Thrones season three! If you've seen the show, you know this is a red banner year for the series with tons of the twists and tragedies we've come to expect.
55 min
44
210 - Valar Morghulis
Jim and A.Ron finish our retrospective re-watch of season two of HBO's Game of Thrones with the finale, "Valar Morghulis".  It's a typical GoT finale, in that it does a great job of setting up the next season as something you can barely wait to arrive....
126 min
45
209 - Blackwater
Jim and A.Ron are nearing the finish line of their retro-re-watch of Game of Thrones season two.  This week is one of the all time great episodes, "Blackwater".  There aren't many heroes or villains in this one,
92 min
46
208 - The Prince of Winterfell
Jim and A.Ron's rewatch of HBO's Game of Thrones continues with "The Prince of Winterfell".  We're really feeling the tension as the countdown to the invasion of Stannis approaches zero.  Also, Robb commits political suicide,
112 min
47
207 - A Man Without Honor
Jim and A.Ron consider "A Man Without Honor", the latest season two episode on our re-watch of HBO's Game of Thrones.  This episode is about revealing the true characters of people like Jamie, Cersei, Tyrion, Tywin, Shae, Sansa, and Robb,
90 min
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206 - The Old Gods and the New
The realm is apparently unsafe for those beloved to Theon and A.Ron this week as we discuss the treachery of Theon sacking Winterfell, the role A.Ron had in the death of Roy Dotrice (94), along with everything else that this decidedly good episode of G...
93 min
49
205 - The Ghost of Harrenhal
Jim and A.Ron re-watched Game of Thrones episode "The Ghost of Harrenhal", break it's neck, and throw it off a parapet.  Just kidding, but we do bite into it like Jaqen into an apple.  We discuss tortured metaphors, Brienne's rushing into commitments,
122 min
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204 - Garden of Bones
Jim and A.Ron re-watch episode 204 of HBO's Game of Thrones series, "Garden of Bones", and mine a rich vein of almost forgotten Peak Tyrion. We also got gummed up with a clumsy arrival of Daenerys at the great city of Qarth,
124 min
51
203 - What is Dead May Never Die
Jim and A.Ron continue their re-watch campaign of HBO's Game of Thrones with "What is Dead May Never Die".  There is some really strong stuff in here; Tyrion's canary trap for the Small Council, the heroic and badass last stand of Yoren,
89 min
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202 - The Night Lands
A.Ron and Jim continue their rewatch of season two of HBO's Game of Thrones with "The Night Lands".  On this podcast, we discuss the opposite of a headless horsemen, Tyrion's tragic flaws, Theon's ignorance of his personal history and that of his peopl...
105 min
53
201 - The North Remembers
And now our (re)watch begins with "The North Remembers", the season two premiere of HBO's Game of Thrones series.  We'll be working our way through the entire second season, the first half of the episode is entirely spoiler free for first time viewers,...
103 min
54
Season 7 Wrapup - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron consider some book-based speculation and theories from the latest episode of Game of Thrones!  If you're a show-only watcher who doesn't want any spoilers, it's best to just skip this one.  Need to catch up?
52 min
55
Season 7 SpoiLore Wrap Up - BONUS Episode
In a bonus wrap up SpoiLore episode for Game of Thrones season 7, A.Ron is joined by Kim Renfro, Senior Culture Writer for INSIDER, to discuss our thoughts on season 7 as a whole, leaks, how production spoilers impacted our coverage of this season,
76 min
56
Season 7 Wrapup
Jim and A.Ron close the books on the non-book spoiler part of our season 7 coverage of HBO's Game of Thrones.  Of course, we'll be back later this week to put the SpoilLore segment to bed, and don't forget that starting next week we'll be jumping head ...
115 min
57
707 - The Dragon and the Wolf - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron consider some book-based speculation and theories from the latest episode of Game of Thrones!  If you're a show-only watcher who doesn't want any spoilers, it's best to just skip this one.  Need to catch up?
72 min
58
707 - The Dragon and the Wolf
Jim and A.Ron develop their thoughts on the season finale of HBO's Game of Thrones, "The Lion and the Wolf".  Many were pleased, yet there are some lingering resentments.  We try to talk through why we thought Cersei's scheming,
148 min
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707 - The Dragon and the Wolf - Instant Take
Jim and A.Ron declare that the finale of HBO's Game of Thrones, "The Dragon and the Wolf", did enough to, if not completely excuse the issues of the past few episodes, at least have us back to being fully excited and eager to see the story resume...
30 min
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706 - Beyond the Wall - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron consider some book-based speculation and theories from the latest episode of Game of Thrones!  If you're a show-only watcher who doesn't want any spoilers, it's best to just skip this one.  Need to catch up?
100 min
61
706 - Beyond the Wall
HBO's Game of Thrones episode 706, "Beyond the Wall" has been extremely polarizing for all of us fans, which, say what you will, isn't something that you want to be saying about the penultimate episode of the penultimate season of the biggest TV show i...
154 min
62
706 - Beyond the Wall - Instant Take
A.Ron and Jim are loving this episode of HBO's Game of Thrones, "Beyond the Wall", that is admittedly about 20% ridiculous and 80% pure awesome.  I know that 20% is going to bother a lot of you guys and gals, but come on!
39 min
63
705 - Eastwatch - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron consider some book-based speculation and theories from the latest episode of Game of Thrones!  If you're a show-only watcher who doesn't want any spoilers, it's best to just skip this one.  Need to catch up?
75 min
64
705 - Eastwatch
Jim and A.Ron try to talk about an incredibly entertaining episode of HBO's Game of Thrones, "Eastwatch", while also dealing the the fact that the main thrust of the plot is dubious at best.  And we're not talking about jetpacks or wonky numbers of shi...
137 min
65
705 - Eastwatch - Instant Take
Jim and A.Ron have seen the very latest episode of HBO's Game of Thrones, "Eastwatch".  There was some awesome stuff no doubt, a very special someone picks up a hammer, two brothers reunite, Ser Davos out-Han Solos Han Solo,
30 min
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704 - The Spoils of War - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron consider some book-based speculation and theories from the latest episode of Game of Thrones!  If you're a show-only watcher who doesn't want any spoilers, it's best to just skip this one.  Need to catch up?
75 min
67
704 - The Spoils of War
Jim and A.Ron break down the latest episode of HBO's Game of Thrones, "The Spoils of War".  An episode with sheer spectacle of the might of Daenerys' armies unleashed upon Westoros balanced by great character moments with the Stark children in Winterfe...
133 min
68
704 - The Spoils of War - Instant Take
Jim and A.Ron have seen tonight's episode of HBO's Game of Thrones entitled, "Spoils of War", and pronounce it hotter than dragon fire.  An instant all time great episode, with visual thrills and spectacle enough to make 10,
23 min
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703 - The Queen's Justice - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron consider some book-based speculation and theories from the latest episode of Game of Thrones, "The Queen's Justice"!  If you're a show-only watcher who doesn't want *any* spoilers, it's best to just skip this one.
99 min
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703 - The Queen's Justice
Jim and A.Ron do a deep dive into the latest episode of HBO's Game of Thrones, "The Queen's Justice". We discussed the long awaited meeting of Ice and Fire, Bran's loss of humanity, Sansa's rule, Euron's incredibly swift and effective navy,
131 min
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703 - The Queens Justice - Instant Take
Jim and A.Ron had a lot of fun watching tonight's episode of Game of Thrones, "The Queen's Justice". Listen to this pod for our fresh, unrehearsed, ill-advised, and off the cuff remarks and analysis. Come back Tuesday when we've had the time to get o...
24 min
72
702 - Stormborn - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron consider some book-based speculation and theories from the latest episode of Game of Thrones! If you're a show-only watcher who doesn't want any spoilers, it's best to just skip this one. Need to catch up?
83 min
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702 - Stormborn
Jim and A.Ron "Stormborn" was a great episode of Game of Thrones, with tons of highlight scenes. It also has a bit of a Euron and Sandsnake problem, but we don't think it's fatal, assuming Dan and David can tear off the affected portions of the show a...
133 min
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702 - Stormborn - Instant Take
Jim and A.Ron had a lot of fun watching tonight's episode of Game of Thrones, "Stormborn". Listen to this pod for our fresh, unrehearsed, ill-advised, and off the cuff remarks and analysis. Come back Tuesday when we've had the time to get our thought...
26 min
75
701 - Dragonstone - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron consider some book-based speculation and theories from the latest episode of Game of Thrones! If you're a show-only watcher who doesn't want any spoilers, it's best to just skip this one. Need to catch up?
98 min
76
701 - Dragonstone
Jim and A.Ron consider the season opener of HBO's Game of Thrones, "Dragonstone". Entire great houses fall, Queen Daenerys, lands on Westerosi shores, and still some fans considered this episode a dull affair! We talk about expectations,
132 min
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701 - Dragonstone - Instant Take
Jim and A.Ron give our off the cuff insight and analysis for tonight's episode of HBO's Game of Thrones! We'll be back Tuesday afternoon with our full, in depth coverage with a scene by scene recap and tons of feedback. Speaking of which,
23 min
78
Season 7 Preview - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron consider some listener for the upcoming season of Game of Thrones! The first half of the episode is spoiler free, but the back half we delve into the depths of the books to mine for hints, secrets, and lore!
91 min
79
Season 7 Preview
It's been a long, long time coming, but Season Seven of HBO's Game of Thrones is around the corner! We recorded this preview podcast at last week's Con of Thrones event, but our previewing isn't done. Send email in for consideration for a feedback / ...
61 min
80
Season 1 Wrapup
Jim and A.Ron are back with a final sign off for Game of Thrones for 2016, wrapping up our season one coverage with a comparison from season one to G.R.R.M.'s A Game of Thrones novel, and tons of listener feedback.
92 min
81
110 - Fire and Blood
Welcome to our coverage of the final episode of HBO's Game of Thrones series, "Fire and Blood". This episode provides a bit of both substances. We talk about the surprising success of Dany's little ritual, a shockingly spry Grand Maester,
147 min
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109 - Baelor
Jim and A.Ron review a shocking episode 109 of HBO's Game of Thrones series, "Baelor". Things are going surprisingly well for Robb in his campaign to meet the Lannister forces in battle, surprisingly bad for Dany and Drogo over in Essos,
122 min
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108 - The Pointy End
Jim and A.Ron continue their re-watch of season one of HBO's Game of Thrones series, with episode 108, "The Pointy End". Another incredible early season episode, action packed with two epic fight scenes, direwolf savagery, zombie killings,
137 min
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107 - You Win or You Die
Jim and A.Ron are thrilled to be back for a sneaky good episode 107 of HBO's Game of Thrones, "You Win or You Die". Featuring the impressive debut of Daddy Lannister, a thrilling inspirational (before it gets scary) speech by Drogo,
122 min
85
106 - A Golden Crown
Jim and A.Ron are on vacation this week, and yet the spice must flow. We have a complete recap and review of Game of Thrones episode 106, 'A Golden Crown', as well as tons of feed back on same, coming right your way!
85 min
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105 - The Wolf and the Lion
Jim and A.Ron continue their re-watch of season one of HBO's Game of Thrones series, focusing on episode 105, "The Wolf and the Lion". Tyrion gets a room with a view, Catelyn regrets some recent life choices, Robert and Ned have a falling out,
100 min
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104 - Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things
A.Ron and Jim continue their re-watch with episode 104 of HBO's Game of Thrones, "Bastards, Cripples, and Broken Things". If you're new to Game of Thrones, enjoy our spoiler free episode discussion and recap, but if you're a hard bitten,
125 min
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103 - Lord Snow
Jim and A.Ron re-watch episode 103 of HBO's Game of Thrones, "Lord Snow". Tyrion p*sses off The Wall, Catelyn defies anyone to call her a "Back Alley Sally", Ned doesn't play around with stage choking, and Viserys gets whipped. What's there not to like?
110 min
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102 - The Kingsroad
Jim and A.Ron go back and re-watch episode 102 of HBO's Game of Thrones, entitled "The Kingsroad". Don't fear spoilers if you're a new listener, we do our best to contain any such advance knowledge to our SpoiLore section,
127 min
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101 - Winter is Coming
And now our Watch begins. Jim and I start the process of backfilling our Game of Thrones Podcast catalog by revisiting the series premiere, episode 101, "Winter is Coming". If you're new to the series, don't fear,
117 min
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Season 6 Wrapup
Jim and A.Ron reflect on Season Six, look ahead to Season Seven, and consider just a metric ton of listener feedback on this week's episode. And hey! We're not going anywhere! Next week we're starting a re-watch of the series next week with episode ...
126 min
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610 - The Winds of Winter - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron consider some book-based speculation and theories from the latest episode of Game of Thrones! If you're a show-only watcher who doesn't want any spoilers, it's best to just skip this one. Need to catch up?
87 min
93
610 - The Winds of Winter
A.Ron and Jim celebrate the awesome season finale of HBO's Game of Thrones, "The Winds of Winter" with a super sized podcast episode.
152 min
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610 - The Winds of Winter - Instant Take
Jim and A.Ron hail Game of Thrones "The Winds of Winter" as an ultra-impressive, all you wanted from a finale and more kind of episode. We'll be back with our full coverage podcast on Tuesday afternoon!
31 min
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609 - Battle of the Bastards - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron consider some book-based speculation and theories from the latest episode of Game of Thrones! If you're a show-only watcher who doesn't want any spoilers, it's best to just skip this one. Need to catch up?
75 min
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609 - Battle of the Bastards
Jim and A.Ron consider the thrilling episode 609 of HBO's Game of Thrones, "Battle of the Bastards". While it could perhaps be accused of having far more heart than brains, director Miguel Sapochnik goes for broke to make us as the audience collective...
133 min
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609 - Battle of the Bastards - Instant Take
Jim and A.Ron survey the horrors of war that is episode 609 of HBO's Game of Thrones, "Battle of the Bastards", and proclaim it brutal, ultimately satisfying, if a tad predictable. There were no real surprises to be found tonight if you've been paying...
22 min
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608 - No One - SpoiLore Edition
Jim and A.Ron consider some book-based speculation and theories from the latest episode of Game of Thrones! If you're a show-only watcher who doesn't want any spoilers, it's best to just skip this one. Need to catch up?
73 min
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608 - No One
Jim and A.Ron still don't like the resolution of Arya's Bravosi plotline, but admire a lot of the other goings on in the latest episode of HBO's Game of Thrones, "No One". The problem is, that's a big part of the episode and over two years of investme...
131 min
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608 - No One - Instant Take
Jim and A.Ron are not sure what to make of Arya's plot tonight during the latest episode of Game of Thrones, "No One". And yes, while the Mountain wrecking and Sandor chopping was admittedly cool, and the 30 seconds of Dany kind of made up for Tyrion'...
21 min