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Unabashed Book Snobbery Answers GoT Season 7 Asks

Kylie

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Julia and Kylie celebrate the ending of Game of Thrones Season 7 by…answering a bunch of asks all about it!

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The salterello performance for this episode is “Saltarello, Lamento di Tristano, Dulab, La Rotta”—Medieval meets Irak, Klangwelten II p.2.

Episode Breakdown:

  • 0:00 – Introduction & which character is the most screwed over?
  • 9:45 – How would you have done R+L=J?
  • 15:25 – GoT’s Season 7 reception & fandom dialogue
  • 25:15 – Karen Smith sends an ask & Sam/Bran in S7 ft. MissWorm!
  • 31:15 – What the hell was Winterhell, Lena Heady, Book!Cersei, and Theon
  • 43:00 – The idiotic truce and poor Cheryl!
  • 53:50 – Character arcs, Tyrion’s romantic feelings for Deadpan, Bronn’s romantic feelings for Larry
  • 59:20 – “Aegon”, most disappointing meme, Robert’s Rebellion’s depiction
  • 1:07:05 – Dragonstone, the Cherry bomb
  • 1:11:55 – Incest, Brienne fucks loyalty, Randyll’s words of wisdom, and parenthood
  • 1:19:10 – Closing & final thoughts

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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.

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GretchenJulia, and Kylie catch up on the distressing Hollywood news, gush about Crazy Ex Girlfriend, break down the economics of politics, and close off with some fallacies regarding good writing seen in the dreaded Discourse™.

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  • 0:00 – Intro and fandom news 11/6/17
  • 23:00 – Rebecca Bunch is important
  • 35:00 – Star Wars prequels vs. GoT, political complexity boogaloo
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