Sunday, June 16, 2024

UBS Podcast HotD 1×08 Review – Toastmasters

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Julia, Kylie, and Caroline reunite with Musa after six four years for an awkward family dinner where they toast the 8th episode of House of the Dragon, “The Lord of the Tides”. Musa agrees Targs are boring with the exception of one particular edgelord.

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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 & recap
  • 22:10 – Julia wants to spoil Fire and Blood
  • 20:00 – Mullets and age-bending
  • 24:00 – Marie de’ Medici and wall porn
  • 34:21 – The Alicent that was promised
  • 40:00 – Questionable online discourse
  • 57:47 – Musa hates boring Targs
  • 1:04:45 – Rhaenys needs to monologue her motivations
  • 1:13:00 – Stupid prophecy dagger is stupid
  • 1:20:15 – Helaena is thinkin’ about bugs
  • 1:35:00 – Family dinner of fun
  • 1:46:10 – Julia reads from her Kobo
  • 1:53:53 – Dramatic irony happens!
  • 2:03:03 – Highlights/lowlights

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