Thoughts on Thrones – Joffrey Baratheon

Welcome back Night’s Watchmen!

I’m here with another exciting long-form Thoughts on Thrones post for you all!  This time I have prepared a piece on the psychology of Joffrey Baratheon.

I’m going to post a short exerpt from the piece here, and you can find the rest on the Thoughts on Thrones page above!

Joffrey Baratheon, King of the Andals and the first men, first of his name, protector of the seven realms, blah blah blah. Spoiler alert – if you have not read through the end of the written Song of Ice and Fire, turn back now; as this post will contain spoilers of these books, and will spoil a good amount of season four of the HBO A Game of Thrones television program.

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Thoughts on Thrones 2: #GameofThrones Controversy edition!

Welcome back Night’s Watchmen! This post was supposed to come up yesterday, but as I was stuck at the doctor’s clinic for two hours, it kind of slipped my mind!

I’m back with the second edition of Thoughts on Thrones, this week has been a relatively slow week, so I think I’m going to go back and look at some controversial stories, from the lannister’s keeping it in the family all the way to the Chilean Tragedy of 2013!  Let’s have a look.
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Exciting News!

Good afternoon Night’s Watchmen!

 

The long wait is finally over! After months of blogging and videos and trying to find the time to record and figure out the format we wanted everything to take, the reason why this blog was started has finally bee achieved:

 

The Cast in the Darkness podcast is finally live!  You can see all of the details on our new Podcasts page, but just to give you a heads up, please direct your podcast reader to http://www.podcastgarden.com/podcast/podcast-rss.php?id=1506 which will get you all of the podcasts as they are released.  If you are interested in following along with our chat, you can check out the show notes for each episode by clicking on the episode title on the podcast page.

 

Please send us some feedback, we are really excited about this venture, and your comments and criticisms will help to make it better in the future!

 

We are looking forward to making this a bi-weekly podcast to start with.  When season four starts we will likely be doing weekly episode breakdowns in order to please our amazing audience!

 

You can email the podcast here, and you can always comment below or on the iTunes store page (forthcoming) whenever you like as well!

 

Until next time, keep your stick on the ice!

 

PS: Thoughts on Thrones #2 should be up tomorrow morning!  This week I will be discussing the many controversies that have swirled around Game of Thrones since the very beginning… I hope you guys enjoy it as much as I’ve enjoyed writing it!

Thoughts on Thrones #1

Welcome back Night’s Watchmen!

I’m here with what I hope to be a regular segment I’d like to give you guys some of my thoughts on the ever-changing Thronesiverse. Inspired by CBC Hockey journalism icon Elliott Friedman’s note series “30 Thoughts” in which he provides 30 short notes on the week’s news in the NHL, I’d like to provide some short opinions on the things going on in our world. I won’t be getting to 30 thoughts each week, but I’m eager to see where this might go.

That said, let’s get this baby started!

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Nerdist podcast 385 with George RR Martin

So this morning I updated my podcast reader on my phone and noticed that there was a new Nerdist podcast that was recorded at SDCC last weekend.  This was an interview with George RR Martin in the privacy of his hotel room with the Nerdist Guys and the master himself.  I felt that the content might not be exactly Ice and Fire centric, but that the topics they discussed are inclusive of the Ice and Fire phenomenon, and were definitely valuable to anyone who is as invested in this series and its creator as I know anyone who reads a blog and listens to a podcast about is must be.  So without further ado, here is a breakdown of the podcast: links to the podcast and the websites for both Martin and Nerdist will follow:

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