Friday, February 23, 2024

UBS Podcast HotD 1×02 – Her Hair is Full of Patriarchy

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Julia, Kylie, and Caroline continue their viewing of House of the Dragon with its second episode “The Rogue Prince” and crap…are they starting to really enjoy it? Only minor Dornish rants ensue, and we learn why Rhaenys’s hair is so big.

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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 – Introduction
  • 5:20 – Episode Recap
  • 8:16 – Beginning of episode discussion
  • 16:15 – Yet another Criston Cole rant
  • 21:00 – Some clarifications from last week
  • 25:00 – Alicent the sexual manipulator
  • 35:20 – Will Viserys marry this 12 year old?
  • 44:09 – Daemon shenanigans
  • 1:10:41 – Let’s talk costumes
  • 1:16:45 – Highlights/lowlights

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  • 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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