A dastardly villain who thwarts the doers of good with glee, a major kitty fan, and overall total buttface of a person dominates Kalvin and Nick’s discussion this week, as we unpack the squbiest squib that ever squibbed, Argus Filch of Harry Potter infamy. Whether you know him as the crazy cat dude or a straight up tattletale, you can’t deny the man is interesting, and lives under interesting conditions. How did his position come into fruition at the famous Hogwarts castle, and how did they find such a man to fill it, and most importantly what made that man who he is?
This week Kalvin and Nick discuss many differences and similarities between a literary masterpiece and the most epic TV show of all time that it spawned: GoT vs ASoIaF. The similarities are abundant, as are the differences and we aim to discuss the big ones! Ranging from Dorne to the Doom of Old Valyria, we touch on it all just in time for the TV show’s hotly anticipated epic conclusion, while we wait patiently for the books to do so as well. With such a rich history of triumph, heartbreak, death, and love, there is no doubt this show will resonate with us audience members forever, living on among the epic landscape of Pop Culture until the end of time. What do we say to the God of Death? Not today.
This week Kalvin and Nick discuss one of the most fascinating characters in modern literature, but also one of the most misrepresented in modern television. A man of more titles than even Jon Snow: Captain of the Kingsguard or is it Queensguard now? The Kingslayer of House Lannister and by the gods we hope Kinslayer, Jaime Lannister. The character from the novels is picked apart; how he came to be, who he is, what he’s about, his future and more. Don’t worry, we even discuss the show as part of an episode so epic it couldn’t be fit into one.
I’m joined by Jay and Erin from The VCR Kids podcast on this episode all about Horcruxes in the Harry Potter universe. We first review our houses, patronuses (patroni??), and wands and talk about what that means about each of us. We cover the history of Horcruxes as well as Voldemort’s journey to create his Horcruxes and Dumbledore’s and Harry’s journey to destroy them. We each give our theories about what the final unknown part of creating a Horcrux is and how it would have effected Voldemort. We finish up by talking about creators’ changing their stories after the fact and how that effects the stories legacy. To hear more from The VCR kids check out their weekly podcast on your favorite podcast app. 2 Minute Iso on Ozark Season 2 and an upcoming guest appearance on the Kidflix podcast.
I’m joined by Jay from the VCR Kids podcast to discuss the Sorcerer’s/Philospher’s Stone from Harry Potter. We start off by discussing Hogwarts House placements and Patronuses from Pottermore and some of our favorite theories surrounding Harry Potter. We then talk about the background of the Philospher’s Stone as an historical artifact. Then we discuss the terrible planning and implementation of protecting the Sorcerer’s Stone in Harry Potter. We discuss the fallout from protecting the Stone and compare the Ministry of Magic’s governing style with the NFL. We finish up with talking about our orders for favorite books and why. 2-Minute Iso on voice control and smart hubs. You can here more from Jay on the VCR Kids podcast and follow them on twitter @TheVCRKids or at thvcrkids.com.
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