Category Archives: Episodes

EPISODE 42 — THE HEDGE KNIGHT

Screen Shot 2018-12-12 at 2.54.58 PM

Lady Gwyn begins a series analyzing the Tales of Dunk & Egg with an exploration of The Hedge Knight, including literary analysis of major themes, metatextual commentary and theories from the fandom.
Listen

Download

EPISODE 41 — AT THE CROSSROADS

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn visit the Crossroads in ASoIaF and analyze the four major chapters set at the inn at the crossroads in light of the metatextual traditions of crossroad symbolism, and present a theory on what hidden role the Crossroads could have played in Westerosi history.

Listen

Download

EPISODE 40 – BALON – I AM THE GREYJOY

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyze Balon Greyjoy, from his youth and his first rebellion to the King who masterminded the ironborn takeover of the North during the War of the Five Kings.

Listen

Download

EPISODE 39 – HERE BE DRAGONS

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn travel around the far flung edges of the known world. From Lorath to the Thousand Islands, Leng to Asshai, and Nefer to the Summer Isles, join us as we trek into the unknown to discover the minutiae of GRRM’s worldbuilding!

Listen

Download

EPISODE 38 – MYTHS & LEGENDS OF THE EAST

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn continue their myths & legends series, with a close look at legends from Essos, including Garin, Nymeria, Azor Ahai, Daenys the Dreamer and much more!

Listen here

Download here

EPISODE 37 – Wot5K, pt 3 – AND THEN THERE WAS ONE

Lady Gwynhyfvar and yolkboy return with the final part of their analysis of the War of the Five Kings. This episode covers the fate of the remaining claimants to the Iron Throne, the conclusion of the war, and its aftermath. The usual words and readings complete the episode.

Listen here

Download here

EPISODE 36 – MYTHS & LEGENDS OF THE SOUTH

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn continue their myths & legends series, with a close look at the stories of the south, including Garth Greenhands, Lann the Clever, Durran Godsgrief, Artys Arryn, Nymeria and much, much more!

Listen here

Download here

EPISODE 35 – Wot5K, pt 2 – FIVE KINGS

yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar return with part two of their analysis of the War of the Five Kings. In this episode we cover the action in the Riverlands, North, Iron Islands, Stormlands and Crownlands, with special focus on the Battle of Blackwater and its aftermath. Also included are our usual readings and an advert from Westeros.

Listen here

Download here

EPISODE 34 – MYTHS & LEGENDS OF THE NORTH

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze the myths & legends of the north, including the Night’s Watch and the Freefolk beyond the Wall. Close attention is paid to the role of myth and legend in the story, and their use as a worldbuilding technique. This is part one of a new occasional series.

Listen here

Download here

EPISODE 33 – Wot5K, pt 1 – THE WOLF & THE LION

yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar present the first of a multi-part analysis of the War of the Five Kings, the conflict which drives much of the action in A Song of Ice and Fire. In this episode we cover the players and their backgrounds, and the origins and opening salvos of the conflict. Quotes from the text and messages from Westeros complete the episode.

Listen here

Download here