Monday, October 2, 2023

UBS Podcast HotD 1×10 Review – We Did It Visenya!

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Julia, Kylie, Caroline and Bo celebrate Emma D’Arcy stealing the show, while Vhagar fulfills her own Targ destiny in the House of the Dragon season finale, “The Black Queen.”

Listen below, subscribe/listen on iTunes (the newest episode is updated in the app, even if not on the site yet), subscribe to our RSS feed, search for “Unabashed Book Snobbery” in any podcast app, or download an MP3 of the episode here (go to ‘show all’).

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, asks, recap, and Florida
  • 16:25 – Rhaenyra is practically perfect
  • 22:25 – The babe did come 🙁
  • 32:30 – Daemon’s spousal support
  • 40:20 – Sweet gaming table
  • 44:30 – Fucking Otto
  • 53:15 – Daemon stans and a terrible ship
  • 1:04:05 – A good ship
  • 1:14:30 – Ask your doctor about Vermithor
  • 1:19:56 – Treat in Kamino
  • 1:28:35 – Julia reads from her Kobo
  • 1:33:20 – Vhagar makes Visenya proud
  • 1:42:15 – Kylie wants to rage-quit
  • 1:49:15 – 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.

  • Bo

    Bo relaxes after long days of staring at computers by staring at computers some more, and feels slightly guilty over his love for Villanelle.

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