Saturday, March 2, 2024

UBS Podcast – House of the Dragon 1×01 Review

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Julia and Kylie reunite with Caroline to cover yet another HBO A Song of Ice and Fire-universe show House of the Dragon…this time with actually nice things to say? In addition to, dare we say it, a degree of dramatic satisfaction. This episode focuses on the series premiere, “The Heirs of the Dragon.”

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The intro & outro saltarello is performed by Stary Olsa from their album “Liep​š​aje (The Best​)​”, which is available for purchase on Bandcamp.

Episode Breakdown

  • 0:00 – Intro and catch-up
  • 8:45 – Episode recap
  • 11:15 – Review & discussion
  • 48:40 – Dornish rant

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Authors

  • Kylie

    Kylie is a Managing Editor at The Fandomentals on a mission to slay all the tropes. She has a penchant for complex familial dynamics and is easily pleased when authors include in-depth business details.

  • Julia

    Julia is a Managing Editor at The Fandomentals with far too many hobbies and complex emotions. She may or may not be an actual Martell.

  • Caroline

    Caroline is a lawyer by day, geeky media fan and critic by night, afternoon, and lunch hour. Caroline enjoys long walks on quiet beaches so she can mentally over-analyze fictional characters and settings, and candlelit dinners that don't cause a glare on her TV screen.

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