On this episode, we continue our rewatch of GAME OF THRONES. This week is season 5, episode 6. The Sand Snakes make their move, Sansa is Wed, and Littlefinger makes a bid for a promotion.
Bina and Pat discuss the Hercule Poirot murder-mystery set in a holiday resort on an island. Glamorous Arlene Marshall is holidaying with her stuffy husband and hated stepdaughter. Not uncoincidentally, her handsome lover and his spurned wife are also on … Continue reading →
On this episode, we continue our GAME OF THRONES rewatch. Marking the halfway point of season 5, we watched episode 5 titled: Kill The Boy. Jorah gets the cheese touch, Jon makes a fateful decision, and Danaerys feeds her children.
Bina reviews the Hercule Poirot mystery set in a dentist’s office that seems to be part of a political conspiracy. This novel is arguably better viewed as a snapshot of the political turbulence of the time, rather than on its … Continue reading →
On this episode, we continue our GAME OF THRONES rewatch. This week marks season 5, episode 4: Sons of the Harpy. We say goodbye to the greatest sword in all the land, Jorah makes a friend in Tyrion, and more.
Bina, Pat and Hannah discuss the 1940 Hercule Poirot mystery that is told mostly from the perspective of proud heiress Elinor Carlisle, accused of poisoning her love rival and on trial for her life. Historic context; plot set up, structure … Continue reading →
This week on Game of Groans, Emily and Kate are joined by Nav from A Song of Ice and Fire Symposium to talk about Episode 10 of Season 6, The Winds of Winter.They discuss the amazing soundtrack, Cersei being a bad mom, Sweeney Todd, the Targaryen flag, Broadchurch, Dany's breakup and Emily's death predictions for Season 6. Additionally, Emily consults the actual Westeros map and it's a revelation, Nav admits they also hate Jorah and Kate says Westeros is too straight. Emily also makes her Season 7 death predictions.New episodes biweekly, the next episode is coming September 26th. Music is by Simon Daum.Support us on Patreon! Become one of our Patrons at www.patreon.com/gameofgroanspod Emily's Socials - @koballabateman (Insta), @koballabateman (Twitter)Kate's Socials - @ophelia5wims (Insta), @ophelia5wims (Twitter)Instagram - @gameofgroanspodFacebook - facebook.com/gameofgroanspodTwitter - @gameofgroanspodWebsite - www.gameofgroanspod.comEmail - firstname.lastname@example.orgSupport the show
On this episode we continue our GAME OF THRONES rewatch, this week is the 3rd episode of season 5. We meet the High Sparrow, Jon handles some business, and Sansa comes home, but like in a bad way.
This is the second of a two part discussion of Agatha Christie’s frighteningly bleak standalone mystery, And Then There Were None. In this second spoiler-filled episode, Bina, Pat, Hannah and Bing discuss the characters, the plot construction (22m30s) and the … Continue reading →
This is the first of a two part discussion of Agatha Christie’s frighteningly bleak standalone mystery, And Then There Were None. In this first spoiler-free episode, Bina, Pat, Hannah and Bing discuss the original title of the novel and how … Continue reading →
Marhaba! Welcome to The Movie Passport, a podcast series about world cinema. In this episode, Duncan (Valkyrist) and Abdullah (Quaithe from Asshai) travel to the country of Kuwait to discuss the following films: 10:24 – The Cruel Sea / Bas Ya … Continue reading →
Today we continue our GAME OF THRONES REWATCH. This week marks the second episode of season 5, wherein Arya arrives at Bravos, Jon gets a promotion, and Sansa turns away a stranger.
Bina007 discusses the 1939 standalone murder-mystery Murder Is Easy in this minipod. The novel features retired police officer Luke Fitzwilliam investigating a spate of murders in a picturesque English village after a chance encounter with an old suspicious woman on … Continue reading →
Bina007 and TwoPointOh aka Pat discuss the 1938 Hercule Poirot locked room mystery set in an English country house. Mean father Simeon Lee is found brutally murdered in his room. Was it one of his children or one of the … Continue reading →
Daenerys and her host reach the walls of Meereen. She picks a champion to face the city's hero in man-to-man combat. She meets an old foe and is saved by an unlikely defender. Finally, she discovers two huge secrets and reels from the shocking truth. Mackelly and Simon thank the Seven it's not them who deceived her.Chapter Review:Daenerys Targaryen and her host of freed people make camp outside the walls of Meereen. A hero waits for Dany outside the city walls. Dany sends Strong Belwas to face the Meereenese hero. The fight doesn't last long, ending in Belwas decapitating the other man.Later, Dany discusses ways to defeat the city, with her council. Nobody has any useful ideas, so she dismisses them. While ruminating on the task in front of her, she considers Daario Naharis. Dany fancies him and wonders what it'd be like to take him as a lover. She puts the thought aside and goes for a ride, with Missandei and Arstan Whitebeard for company. Dany allows her people to touch her, as she rides by. However, one man pulls her from her saddle. It's Mero, the former commander of the Second Sons. Mero moves to kill her but Arstan instead easily defeats him.Back inside her tent, Dany wants Jorah to knight Arstan for his efforts. Both men balk at that. It's then that Jorah realizes who Arstan really is. He introduces Arstan as Ser Barristan Selmy, a traitor to the Targaryans, for serving under Robert the Usurper. Barristan scoffs at the hypocrisy and tells Dany of Jorah's treason, selling information about her and her brother to Lord Varys, as part of a pardon agreement. Dany is angry and hurt and sends both men away. However, on second thought, she has a great use for the pair of liars!Characters/Places/Names/Events:Daenerys Targaryen - Last remaining descendent of the royal Targaryen line, Stormborn, Mother of Dragons, claimant to the Iron Throne of Westeros.Ser Jorah Mormont - Exiled former Lord of Bear Island. Daenerys' bodyguard and loyal advisor.Arstan Whitebeard- Westerosi squire of Strong Belwas. Sent by Illyrio Mopatis to bring Dany to Pentos.Strong Belwas - Eunuch former slave, sent by Illyrio Mopatis to keep Dany safe. Daario Naharis - Leader of the sellsword company the Stormcrows.Meereen - Largest city on Slaver's Bay. Support the showSupport us: Buy from our store Buy us a Cup of Arbor Gold, or become a sustainer and receive cool perks Donate to our cause Use our exclusive URL for a free 30-day trial of Audible Buy or gift Marriott Bonvoy points through our affiliate link Rate and review us at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, podchaser.com, and elsewhere.Find us on social media: Discord Twitter @GhostsHarrenhal Facebook Instagram YouTube All Music credits to Ross Bugden:INSTAGRAM! : https://instagram.com/rossbugden/ (rossbugden) TWITTER! : https://twitter.com/RossBugden (@rossbugden) YOUTUBE! : https://www.youtube.com/wa...
Bina007 and TwoPointOh aka Pat discuss the 1938 Hercules Poirot murder-mystery set in Jerusalem and Petra. Christie paints an acute psychological portrait of a sadistic mother who controls her children and strikes a battle of wills against young Dr Sarah … Continue reading →
Meat's back on the menu, girls! Join Michal/inkasrain, Glen/dagos_rivers, Matt (it's his real name), and Adam/drownedsnow in a free-wheeling review and discussion of Showtime's delectable survivalist/cult drama, Yellowjackets. How does the second season compare to the groundbreaking first? Is the … Continue reading →
In this episode Nelson, Jeff and Kyle discuss the 28th chapter of the book "A Storm Of Swords" from the series "A Song of Ice and Fire" by George R.R. Martin. In the first half of the podcast we go through the chapter chronologically with Kyle who is on his first read through (Spoiler Free), and in the second half Jeff and Nelson dig into theories in a full spoiler section. If you have any Questions, Theories or just want to tell us anything we missed? Join our discord and talk about it with us and we can bring it up on the next episode!Checkout our discord to chat with us or for any podcast resources: https://discord.gg/2xNktUPUXDThanks to Dalton for Music!Thanks to jraijin on fiver for the art! Here is a link to his page: https://www.fiverr.com/jraijin▬ Non-Spoiler / Spoiler ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬0:00 - Spoiler Free 1:10:50 - Spoiler Section
Join Glen/Dagos_Rivers (Discord/Podcast of Ice and Fire Forums) and David (Davidhhh) as they discuss the 2023 live-action reimagining of Disney's The Little Mermaid. We provide our reviews of the movie, provide a character discussion, highlight differences with the 1989 movie … Continue reading →
Bina007 and new VOK host TwoPointOh aka Pat discuss the iconic 1937 Hercules Poirot murder-mystery. 1m – Intro to the new podcast host, Pat, and ASOIAF chat; 11m – Death on the Nile intro; 22m – Character discussion; 1h14m – … Continue reading →
Bina007 hosts a minipod to discuss the 1937 Hercules Poirot murder-mystery featuring the terrier Bob. This is a slightly awkward book, both in terms of an implausible solution and the choice of Hastings to narrate an extensive first third which … Continue reading →
Welcoming new team members shouldn't feel like every time a Targaryen is born: "Every time a new internal customer is hired, the Gods flip a coin." We can do many things to ensure we make the right pick during the hiring process, and there are plenty more we can do once they join us to help them adjust to our culture, work rhythm, and philosophy. In this episode, I'm joined by a dear friend and Automotive Industry veteran, Al Sutherland. Al is the Owner of Al's Certified Auto Repair, which opened its doors in 2001, moved by the selfless desire to help as many people as possible fix their car issues and, at the same time, enjoy a great experience while doing it. Throughout his episode, Al shares his thoughts on setting clear expectations with internal customers to maximize good results, the importance of being ready to re-educate them on specific aspects of their lives, and how to help new team members adapt to our auto repair shop's culture. In addition, we chat about how to avoid adopting a "mob mentality" during interviews, Al's toughest lessons learned as an auto repair shop owner, and much more. In This Episode, You Will Learn:About what made Al start his own business (2:10)Al talks about how they handle hiring processes at his auto repair shop (6:00)How to establish healthy boundaries with internal customers (10:10)Al shares the most challenging lesson he learned as a shop owner (16:30)Sometimes, we must re-educate internal customers (21:20)How to help new internal customers adapt to our company's culture (23:30)Connect with Al:LinkedInAl's Certified Auto Repair websiteAl's Certified Auto Repair FacebookLet's connect:WebsiteLinkedInFacebookEmail: email@example.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
In this episode Nelson, Jeff and Kyle discuss the 24th chapter of the book "A Storm Of Swords" from the series "A Song of Ice and Fire" by George R.R. Martin. In the first half of the podcast we go through the chapter chronologically with Kyle who is on his first read through (Spoiler Free), and in the second half Jeff and Nelson dig into theories in a full spoiler section. If you have any Questions, Theories or just want to tell us anything we missed? Join our discord and talk about it with us and we can bring it up on the next episode!Checkout our discord to chat with us or for any podcast resources: https://discord.gg/2xNktUPUXDThanks to Dalton for Music!Thanks to jraijin on fiver for the art! Here is a link to his page: https://www.fiverr.com/jraijin▬ Non-Spoiler / Spoiler ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬0:00 - Spoiler Free 1:01:32 - Spoiler Section
Bina007 and Hannah discuss arguably one of the most under-rated Hercule Poirot novels, and the THIRD that Agatha Christie published in the prolific year of 1946. The set up is simple: four detectives, four suspects, one victim, no tricks. Who … Continue reading →
G’day! In this bonus Australian episode of The Movie Passport, Duncan (Valkyrist) delivers a lecture about the history of Melbourne and Victorian filmmaking. Learn about ground-breaking and acclaimed movies, including The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906), On the Beach … Continue reading →
Mandalorian is back and so is House Manwoody with an end of season chat about the seasons themes, story, and characters. What do we think of Duchess Lizzo? Who will ride the Mythosaur? These and other questions will be discussed … Continue reading →
Bina007 discusses the deeply unsuccessful Poirot novel Murder In Mesopotamia set on an archeological dig in Iraq. The glamorous Mrs Leidner is receiving threatening letters. Is her German spy first husband still alive? Are they from his vengeful younger brother? … Continue reading →