Monthly Archives: January 2013

Episode #15: Set Fire To The Rain

There is a NEW “Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things” podcast on iTunes. http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-124304/TS-712459.mp3 “Set Fire To The Rain” This is the 2nd part of my “family” episodes. Today, I talk ALL things Baratheon and Greyjoy! Whew! These families are SOOOOO … Continue reading

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Outsiders III: Bastards and Other Forgotten Men

In the third installment of my “Outsiders of Westeros” series, I want to zoom in on certain fellas. Bastards. Criminals. Sell Swords. General Men-Without-Honor. Honor is not only an aspiration in Martin’s world, it’s a literal currency. Male characters are … Continue reading

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Episode #14: We Are Family

A new episode of “Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things” has just been uploaded to iTunes. http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-124304/TS-711344.mp3 “We Are Family” In the first of a two-part project, I’m going to explore some of the MAJOR families we’ve been introduced to so … Continue reading

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Outsiders II: Freaks and Geeks and Cripples

In my second installment on the outsiders of the “Game of Thrones” universe, I wanted to focus in on the freaks of this world. Dwarves. Cripples. Hill tribes. Wildlings. These are ALL outsiders who are clearly delineated within this world. … Continue reading

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Episode #13: A House Is Not A Home

I just uploaded a NEW episode of the “Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things” podcast. http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-124304/TS-709523.mp3 A House Is Not A Home In this podcast ep, we talk 5 of the Houses of Westeros. This is a definite “primer” episode for … Continue reading

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Episode #12: Let’s Hear It For The Boys

Ready for a cheesy 80’s pop music reference? I just uploaded a NEW episode of “Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things” to iTunes. http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-124304/TS-706198.mp3 “Let’s Hear It For The Boys!” I am once again honored to be joined by Jim to … Continue reading

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Outsiders: The Poor and Dispossessed

I’m starting a NEW essay series today that gets right at the heart of why I started this blog to begin with. I firmly believe that Game of Thrones is MAINLY about the “outsider,” and how they deal with concepts … Continue reading

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