Thursday, June 20, 2024

Questions and Answers on Unabashed Book Snobbery

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Julia and Kylie deliver an immaculately planned question and answer session. Questions include Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire content, along with a very long game of “wed, bed, behead.”

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The salterello performance for this episode is “Saltarello Mediterraneo” by Pøbel.

Episode Breakdown:

  • 0:00 – Long introduction & the first wed, bed, behead
  • 9:00 – Our feelings on GRRM’s writing speed and Westerosi holidays
  • 17:15 – The Room, Women in Dorne, and Dornish timelines
  • 28:30 – Religion in Cheryl’s Landing, Tyrion’s whitewashing, and burial practices
  • 40:45 – Stephen Dillane’s ongoing salt, flaws of got, Peter Dinklage’s acting, and Bran’s parallels with Theon
  • 54:00 – LGBT relationships in GoT, Why was Cersei Carolized? When did Cersei become Carol and what’s up with Jaime’s kinslaying?
  • 1:09:15 – Ramin Djwandi is too good for this, Sansa’s GoT arc, Benioff wrote Troy, and some bizarre asks about us
  • 1:21:45 – Two more odd asks about us and devolution

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