Episode 161 – A Podcast About the Tourney at Harrenhal (ASOIAF)

Now that it has been awhile since the disastrous 8th season of Game of Thrones, we think it’s time to visit the subject again. Arguably, the event that kick started the events that we loved as fans for at least 5 seasons, The Tourney at Harrenhal! Shrouded in mystery during a time period of much calamity, the Tourney was one of the biggest butterfly effect events that occurred throughout fake history. Shadow alliances, attempts at a coup, marriage and love were all present and dialed up to 11. It’s most certainly poignant that it occurred at one of the most expensive castles ever built while hosting the best knights that have ever lived as the spark of Robert’s Rebellion is ready to explode and tear apart the realm. Also, who the F&%k is the Knight of the Laughing Tree?

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Episode 159 – A Podcast About Harry Potter Movie Superlatives

The year is 2011. You stand around the water cooler talking about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Pt. 2 and naturally, the conversation stretches back to the Harry Potter catalogue. You argue with your colleague, what’s the best use of magic? What’s the best evil plan in the series? Best use of magic or Best (or worst) Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher? Now bring yourself back to the present because we’re here to hit you right in the nostalgia part of your brain as we hand out our patented made-up awards to the Harry Potter franchise! We even include The Fantastic Beasts franchise in our pool of choices as we award the best in a series full of highs as well as the worst, which, come on, there is some of that in here too. Would you reboot the franchise and how would you go about it?

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Kalvin 0:06
To podcast about something each week we dive deep into whatever it is we find interesting. I’m your host Calvin and joining me from weasleys wizard wheezes down on Diagon Alley. It’s your co host Nick Richardson.

Nick 0:18
It’s actually pronounced Diagon Alley to get to know

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Episodes 134 & 135 – A Podcast About DUNE with Alex from Suck My Fan Fic

Arrakis. Dune. Desert Planet. If you couldn’t guess, we’re here to dive into the desolate future of Arrakis, the desert planet also known as Dune and the character known as Paul Muad’dib. Joined by Alex from the fantastic Suck My Fan Fic podcast for an epic 2 part episode! In part 1, Kalvin and Nick share our thoughts on the Frank Herbert novel in the midst of an expert. We touch on some of the major events, characters, cultures, economics and more that occupy the world of Dune. Then in part 2, with Alex to guide us we learn what happens in future novels, how they are set up in the first, and if it affects whether we will check out the other novels or not! Are you pumped for the release of Dune in 2021? If not, you will be after this! Don’t worry, we don’t neglect to mention the ‘84 movie, as well as some of the less than stellar happenings that have occurred across all mediums for this Sci-Fi property. Check out Alex and smff on Twitter @suckmyfanfic.

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Episode 114 – A Podcast About Classic Monsters

Who doesn’t love vampires, lycans, stinky sewn together dudes, invisible creeps, and more causing mayhem? No, Kalvin and Nick aren’t here to talk any old stable of monsters, but the Classics! We wind our way through the long history that comprises the Classic Monster scene, from the monster of Frankenstein to the Creature of the Black Lagoon and what makes them so endearing. With dozens of iterations, which ones are the best or most lethal? How did they come to be? And most importantly, how do you stop them? We dive into these subjects and more; while also establishing the thread that connects them all and the primal motivation that drives them forward.

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