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Take the Black Podcast

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From WinterIsComing.net, the Take the Black podcast brings you the latest in news, reviews and discussion about all things fantasy, sci-fi and genre.

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From WinterIsComing.net, the Take the Black podcast brings you the latest in news, reviews and discussion about all things fantasy, sci-fi and genre.

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Enjoyable pop-tv discussions

By CraigComp - Apr 11 2020
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I enjoy the discussions and recommendations for new shows. I do miss A Song of Dan and Josh. Question: knowing how it ends, would you recommend Game of Thrones to someone who never watched it?

Love The Podcast

By Missskeffington - Apr 17 2019
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So glad you guys are back. Really look forward to the episode every week. Keep up the great work!

iTunes Ratings

112 Ratings
Average Ratings
72
4
7
8
21

Enjoyable pop-tv discussions

By CraigComp - Apr 11 2020
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I enjoy the discussions and recommendations for new shows. I do miss A Song of Dan and Josh. Question: knowing how it ends, would you recommend Game of Thrones to someone who never watched it?

Love The Podcast

By Missskeffington - Apr 17 2019
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So glad you guys are back. Really look forward to the episode every week. Keep up the great work!
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Take the Black Podcast

Latest release on Oct 08, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: House of the Dragon casting, Game of Thrones secrets! | Take The Black LIVE

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This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson look over some new updates regrading HBO's House of the Dragon production as English actor Paddy Considine joins the cast as King Viserys Targaryen.  Who is King Viserys and do we think Considine is the right fit for the role?

We also take a look at the numerous feature film delays announced over the last week as several high-profile projects are pushing their premiere dates back to 2021 and beyond.  How will we survive this drought and are we ready for the eventual torrent of film releases that'll soon come in 2021/2022?

Lastly, a review of James Hibberd's newest book "Fire Cannot Kill A Dragon," and more of what we've been watching this week.

All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE!

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Oct 08 2020

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Rank #2: Game of Thrones babies/very serious geopolitical discussions | Take The Black LIVE

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This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson highlight two new Game of Thrones related pregnancies from  Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) & Joe Jonas, and Rose Leslie (Ygritte) & Kit Harington (Jon Snow).  Congrats to both soon-to-be parents!

We also review the news surrounding five U.S. senators and their letter to Netflix regarding David Benioff and Dan Weiss' upcoming show: The Three-Body Problem.  What could possibly stir up so much noise from these politicians?  Did they also dislike the final season of Game of Thrones???

Lastly, we give our reactions so some Disnney related news including the lay offs that occurred this week and the announced sequel to the live-action Lion King (directed by Moonlight's Barry Jenkins), as well as some talk about what we've been watching this past week.

All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE!

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Sep 30 2020

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Rank #3: House of the Dragon, Emmys, WandaVision and more | Take The Black LIVE

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This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson reflect on the news surrounding HBO's House of the Dragon which has confirmed that casting is underway and the show is on track for a debut in the near future.

We also review the 2020 Emmys and the many winners that came out of it including: Schitt's Creek, the "big upset" win for Zendaya (Euphoria), The Mandalorian's Creative Arts Emmys, and the many snubs.

Lastly, we give our reactions to the newest trailer drop for WandaVision, the upcoming Disney+ show featuring Wanda Maximoff (aka Scarlet Witch) and Vision (aka Vision), and talk a bit about what we've been watching this week - including a preview of Enola Holmes starring Millie Bobby Brown & Henry Cavill as well a mini review of the latest episode of Lovecraft Country.

All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE!

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Sep 24 2020

40mins

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Rank #4: Honoring Diana Rigg, Looking Forward to The Mandalorian | Take The Black LIVE

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This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson take a moment to discuss the passing of Diana Rigg, the actress best known as Emma Peel from The Avengers, Tracy Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service, and Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones.

We also take a look at the newest trailer for The Mandalorian season 2 which premiered earlier this week and talk about we hope to see from this upcoming season.

Lastly, we discuss the newly published excerpt from Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon: Game of Thrones and the Untold Story of the Epic Series, which features plenty of exciting details including some information regarding the unaired pilot!

All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE!

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Sep 17 2020

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Rank #5: Ben Barnes talks Netflix's Shadow and Bone

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Winter-Is-Coming contributor Corey Smith speaks with Ben Barnes (Westworld, The Punisher, Chronicles of Narnia) about his upcoming Netflix show Shadow and Bone.

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Sep 14 2020

40mins

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Rank #6: The Walking Dead ends, Dune begins | Take The Black LIVE

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(Episode note: Dan forgot to wear headphones during recording, so at moments there will be echo of Mia's audio.  We will work to make sure this is corrected in future episodes.)

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson discuss the release of the newest trailer for Denis Villeneuve's adapation of Frank Herbert's Dune.  Is it everything we could have hoped for?  What will be David Lynch's response?

We also reflect on the upcoming final season of The Walking Dead which is set to end after season 11, as well as the recent cancellation of Adult Swim's The Venture Bros.  Could either of these shows find new life on a streaming platform?  C'mon HBO Max!  Dean & Hank need you!

Lastly - we'll take a look at some of the newest images from The Mandalorian season 2 and also talk about what we've been watching this past week including a review of Christopher Nolan's Tenet.

All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE!

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Sep 10 2020

45mins

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Rank #7: Bonus Episode: Lovecraft Country Chronicles Preview

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HBO's Lovecraft Country just aired its third episode and it is clear to Dan and Mia that the show is going to be a hit. Mia has launched her own podcast covering the new show, Lovecraft Country Chronicles. Join Dan and Mia as they preview the new podcast and then enjoy the very first episode! Don't worry, no spoilers. If you haven't started watching Lovecraft Country yet, now is the time. If you like what you hear, you can subscribe to Lovecraft Country Chronicles on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your audio. Also, please give Lovecraft Country Chronicles and Take the Black lovely, glowing written reviews in Apple Podcasts. It really helps the show! Thank you for your continued support. 

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Sep 03 2020

41mins

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Rank #8: Benioff and Weiss' new show, Star Wars controversy, and more!

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This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson discuss the new show from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss.  What genre are they tackling this time?  Does the author have a problem finishing their books? I hope not!

We also take a look at The Mandalorian season 2 which finally has a release date, as well as some controversy surrounding the last three films from a prominent star of the franchise.

Lastly - we talk about our latest giveaway featuring a Song of Ice and Fire calendar (exclusive to the WiC Club) as well as a bit of what we've been watching this last week including the much-anticipated The New Mutants film.

All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE!

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Sep 03 2020

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Rank #9: New Mutants, DC FanDome, sci-fi shows cancelled, and more!

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This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson discuss the release (finally!) of The New Mutants, the horror-themed X-Men spinoff that has been delayed for several years, but will finally be gracing our theaters (what?!) this Friday.  What do we make of this?  Is Disney putting lives at risk by asking the moviegoing audience to watch it in theaters?

We also take a look at biggest takeaways from the DC FanDome event which saw the likes of the first teaser for The Batman starring Robert Pattinson, a longer trailer for the Justice League: Snyder Cut, as well as The Flash and Black Adam updates.

Lastly - we preview some shows on the horizon inluding The Haunting of Bly Manor & Stephen King's The Stand, plus the cancellation of a show that premiered just this year.  What could it be?!?

All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE!

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Aug 27 2020

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Rank #10: House of the Dragon casting more Targaryens!

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This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson discuss the newly announced casting call for HBO's upcoming Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon, as well as George R.R. Martin's return to isolation and the Fire & Blood paperback.

We also take a look at the continued production of Amazon's The Wheel of Time series with some new casting news and leaked photos straight from the set.

Lastly - we preview the NEW Star Wars Holiday Special and share a bit of what we've been watching this past week.

All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE!

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Aug 20 2020

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