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Radio Westeros ASoIaF Podcasts

Yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar host podcasts about George RR Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' novels. Analysis and theories - alongside short readings set to specially arranged music, pseudo adverts from Westeros, music from the fandom, guests ... this is Radio Westeros, the only radio station this side of Asshai {Spoilers all books} See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Radio Westeros E48 Pate - Gold for Iron

An episode all about the Pate prologue from AFfC, where we explore how news travels in the world of ASoIaF, the introduction of the brand new setting of Oldtown, identity mysteries and more! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 56mins

30 Aug 2019

Rank #1

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Radio Westeros E33 War of the Five Kings, part 1 - The Wolf and the Lion

yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar present the first of a multi-part analysis of the War of the Five Kings, the conflict which drives much of the action in A Song of Ice and Fire. In this episode we cover the players and their backgrounds, and the origins and opening salvos of the conflict. Quotes from the text and messages from Westeros complete the episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 34mins

30 Aug 2017

Rank #2

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Radio Westeros E28 Robert - Demon of the Trident

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze Robert Baratheon and Robert’s Rebellion with special guest SomethingLikeaLawyer from the Wars and Politics of Ice and Fire blog. We begin with a close look at Robert’s background and the political context of the rebellion, followed by an in depth examination of the players and battles of the war that changed the face of Westeros. We wrap things up with an assessment of Robert’s reign, and our usual readings and two PSAs from Westeros round out the episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 41mins

19 Dec 2016

Rank #3

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Radio Westeros E34 - Myths & Legends of the North

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze the myths & legends of the north, including the Night’s Watch and the Freefolk beyond the Wall. Close attention is paid to the role of myth and legend in the story, and their use as a world building technique. This is part one of a new occasional series. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 8mins

12 Oct 2017

Rank #4

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Radio Westeros E43 - The Sworn Sword

Lady Gwyn continues a series analyzing the Tales of Dunk & Egg with an exploration of The Sworn Sword, including literary and metatextual  analysis, and a new theory inspired by the story See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 12mins

24 Jan 2019

Rank #5

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Radio Westeros Episode 39 - Here Be Dragons

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn travel around the far flung edges of the known world. From Lorath to the Thousand Islands, Leng to Asshai, and Nefer to the Summer Isles, join us as we trek into the unknown to discover the minutiae of GRRM's worldbuilding! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 1min

29 Jun 2018

Rank #6

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Radio Westeros E44 - The Mystery Knight

Lady Gwyn concludes a series analyzing the Tales of Dunk & Egg with an exploration of The Mystery Knight, including a look at the secret identities and mysteries that permeate the story, and where we might see Dunk & Egg in future See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 19mins

28 Feb 2019

Rank #7

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Radio Westeros Episode 36 - Myths & Legends of the South

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn continue their myths & legends series with a close look at the stories of the south, including Garth Greenhands, Lann the Clever, Durran Godsgrief, Artys Arryn, Nymeria and much, much more! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 25mins

29 Jan 2018

Rank #8

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Radio Westeros E45 - w.History of Westeros - Dance of the Dragons, pt.1

Lady Gwyn and Aziz from History of Westeros host the first of a co-produced series analyzing the Dance of the Dragons. In this episode we explore the real world influences for the saga, as well as the root causes and conflicts that led to the Targaryen civil war. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 52mins

14 Apr 2019

Rank #9

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Radio Westeros E35 War of the Five Kings, part 2 - Five Kings

yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar return with part two of their analysis of the War of the Five Kings. This episode covers the action in the Riverlands, North, Iron Islands, Stormlands and Crownlands, with special focus on the Battle of Blackwater and its aftermath. Also included are the usual words, readings and an advert from Westeros. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 31mins

8 Dec 2017

Rank #10

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Radio Westeros Episode 37 War of the Five Kings, part 3 - And Then There Was One

Lady Gwynhyfvar and yolkboy return with the final part of their analysis of the War of the Five Kings. This episode covers the fate of the remaining claimants to the Iron Throne, the conclusion of the war, and its aftermath. The usual words and readings complete the episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 14mins

29 Mar 2018

Rank #11

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Radio Westeros E42 - The Hedge Knight

Lady Gwyn begins a series analyzing the Tales of Dunk & Egg with an exploration of The Hedge Knight, including literary analysis of major themes, metatextual commentary and theories from the fandom. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 12mins

30 Nov 2018

Rank #12

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Radio Westeros E19 - The North Remembers

Lady Gwyn and Yolkboy look at the politics and intrigue going on in the north following the Red Wedding. From resistance and inheritance to conspiracy and vengeance, we deconstruct the theory popularly known as “The Grand Northern Conspiracy.” Special sections on the culture of the north, Robb’s will, Wyman Manderly, and a look at events at Winterfell, in the crofter’s village and at the Wall. An advert from the world of ASoIaF and specially arranged readings round out the episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 7mins

28 Oct 2015

Rank #13

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Radio Westeros E31 Joffrey - The Illborn

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy examine the enfant terrible of ASoIaF, Joffrey Baratheon, from his conception and childhood to his kingship and death. We also take a close look at the catspaw assassin and the purple wedding, and the usual readings and an advert from Westeros round out the episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 47mins

18 May 2017

Rank #14

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Radio Westeros Episode 38 - Myths & Legends of the East

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn continue their myths & legends series, with a close look at legends from Essos, including Garin, Nymeria, Azor Ahai, Daenys the Dreamer and much more! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 40mins

18 May 2018

Rank #15

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Radio Westeros E50 Viserys - The Beggar King

In this episode we explore Viserys Targaryen's early life and experience as a child in the midst of Robert’s Rebellion. his exile in Essos, and the final year of his life as we’re introduced to him in AGoT and follow his decline all the way to Vaes Dothrak. An analysis of his role in the greater story plus the usual readings and an unusual advert from Essos complete the episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 48mins

29 Nov 2019

Rank #16

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Radio Westeros E05 RLJ - A Dragon, a Wolf and a Rose

Presenting the popular R+L=J theory, yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse the evidence, present theories on how it came to pass, and speculate what its significance to the plot might be. We also welcome special guest Ygrain to discuss Jon's similarities to Lyanna and Rhaegar. Music from Joel Murray, specially arranged readings set to music and more! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 29mins

16 Sep 2014

Rank #17

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Radio Westeros E41 - At the Crossroads

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn visit the Crossroads in ASoIaF and analyze the four major chapters set at the inn at the crossroads in light of the metatextual traditions of crossroad symbolism, and present a theory on what hidden role the Crossroads could have played in Westerosi history. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 3mins

11 Oct 2018

Rank #18

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Radio Westeros E21 - It is Written in Prophecy

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse some of the key prophecies from A Song of Ice and Fire, including The Stallion Who Mounts the World and the visions from the House of the Undying, as well as the enigmatic words of characters like Patchface and Quaithe. A song from Dinosaur Feathers and specially arranged readings complete the episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 32mins

6 Jan 2016

Rank #19

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Radio Westeros E29 Robb, Part 1 - The Young Wolf

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy present the first of a two part analysis of Robb Stark, from Robb’s youth as the heir to Winterfell to his march south to war in the Riverlands and his acclamation as King in the North in the wake of his father’s death. A special section on the history of the Kings in the North and House Stark, and theories related to that history, wraps up the episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 10mins

20 Feb 2017

Rank #20