B4TD057: House of the Dragon S1E08 Initial Reaction

Matt gives his initial reaction to House of the Dragon S1E08 “The Lord of Tides”. Tweet the podcast @b4thedragonpod, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, leave comments on the web posts or use the contact form at mattsaudioblog.com, or leave comments (and subscribe please) at the YouTube videos, by searching for Before the Dragon Podcast there.

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B4TD054: House of the Dragon S1E07 Initial Reaction

Matt gives his initial reaction to House of the Dragon S1E07 “Driftmark”. Tweet to @b3thedragonpod, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, leave comments on the website (mattsaudioblog.com) or on the YouTube videos (Search for “Before the Dragon Podcast” on YT).

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B4TD053: House of the Dragon S1E06 – I Believe the Children are Our Future

In this Part 2 of the panel cast, Matt is joined by Susan, Holly, and John (Sneh) to discuss all things House of the Dragon S1E06 “The Princess and the Queen”. We want your feedback! Tweet @b4thedragonpod, email mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, comment on our website posts (mattsaudioblog.com) or on our YouTube videos (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast”, and subscribe)!

Some sounds and music are licensed through Artis IO (https://artlist.io/).Proof of all licenses are found in a publicly shared Google Folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1to5jB5pXtiovOSAkrsaDRaReQQX9TfON?usp=sharing

Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro
00:00:56 – All the Official Stuff is Great!
00:04:43 – Welcome and Ratings for S1E06
00:08:48 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: I Believe the Children are our Future!(Aegon and in General)
00:17:10 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: I Believe the Children are our Future!(Jacaerys)
00:20:33 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: I Believe the Children are our Future!(Baela and Rhaena)
00:24:02 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: I Believe the Children are our Future!(Helaena)
00:26:58 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: I Believe the Children are our future!(Aemond)
00:30:55 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: I Believe the Children are our Future! (Lucaerys aka “Over-Luked”)
00:31:30 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: I Believe the Children are our Future!(Joffrey – and baby names, and grandparents)
00:35:14 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Dragon Count and Dragon Pit
00:42:28 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Nothing Small about the Small Council Anymore
00:52:32 – Three Words (3 word descriptions of the episode)
00:59:03 – Brothelmates (Best Coupling)
01:04:13 – Seven Hellz Game (now drawing TWO names per week)
01:15:49 – Feedback
01:20:07 – Closing Thoughts

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B4TD052: House of the Dragon S1E06 – Likely Lord Larys

In this Part 1 of the panel cast, Matt is joined by Susan, Holly, and John (Sneh) to discuss all things House of the Dragon S1E06 “The Princess and the Queen”. We want your feedback! Tweet @b4thedragonpod, email mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, comment on our website posts (mattsaudioblog.com) or on our YouTube videos (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast”, and subscribe)! Some sounds and music (specifically “The Abyss” by Leva in this episode) are licensed through Artis IO (https://artlist.io/).Proof of all licenses are found in a publicly shared Google Folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1to5jB5pXtiovOSAkrsaDRaReQQX9TfON?usp=sharing

Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro
00:00:49 – Who’s the new most hateable character in HotD?
00:01:45 – Welcome and Ratings for S1E06
00:08:48 – Music Analysis: An Old Theme recharacterized and a theme for Likely Lord Larys?
00:22:18 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: The intro IS changing! (Does anyone care?)
00:28:03 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: New Faces/Same Old Characters!
00:42:39 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Likely Lord Larys Strong
00:54:04 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: A Dragon Rider’s Death. Laena and Vhagar (and Daemon…Larys?)
01:15:11 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Ser Harwin Break-Cartilage Strong and Ser Criston Cartilage
01:24:21 – Enter Our Contest (and all 5 Scenes “from a Westerosi Movie”)

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B4TD051: House of the Dragon S1E06 Initial Reaction

Matt gives his initial reaction to House of the Dragon S1E06! He rambles so much back and forth between subjects, we can’t even timestamp anything! He wants to know YOUR reaction! Send your 3 word descriptions, best couplings, and show or podcast thoughts by tweeting @b4thedragonpod, emailing mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, or commenting on the website (mattsaudioblog.com) or the YouTube videos (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast).

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B4TD050: House of the Dragon S1E05 Music Analysis

Matt explores 2 themes presented in S1E05 of House of the Dragon “We Light the Way”: The Alicent/Hightower theme, and the Velaryon theme! Tweet @b4thedragonpod, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, comment on the website (mattsaudioblog.com) or on our YouTube videos (search “Before the Dragon Podcast” there, subscribe, like, and comment).

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B4TD049-House of the Dragon S1E05 – Sorry

Sorry – a turn of events this week prevented us from having a panel cast covering S1E05 of House of the Dragon. This small pod just covers feedback received and the final Westerosi “Scene from a Movie”. We still want to know what you thought of this episode, what your 3 word description is, what your best coupling (Brothelmates) is, and we want you to win our contest (submit all 5 actual movies our Westersosi scenes are based on and win official show merch from the Warner Bros store on us)! To do all of that tweet @b4thedragonpod, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, leave comments on website posts or use the contact from at mattsaudioblog.com, or leave comments on our YouTube videos (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast” there, and comment, like, and subscribe)! Some sounds and music used in this podcast are licensed to Matt via Artist IO (https://artlist.io/) and all licenses are accessible for viewing in a publicly shared Google Folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1to5jB5pXtiovOSAkrsaDRaReQQX9TfON?usp=sharing

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B4TD048: House of the Dragon S1E05 Initial Reaction

Matt gives his initial reaction to House of the Dragon S1E05! He wants to know YOUR reaction! Send your 3 word descriptions, best couplings, and show or podcast thoughts by tweeting @b4thedragonpod, emailing mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, or commenting on the website (mattsaudioblog.com) or the YouTube videos (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast).

Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro
00:01:05 – Stat of the Episode
00:02:51 – Podcast Info
00:03:20 – Rating
00:03:46 – Tension in ALL Storylines!
00:05:03 – TWO Murders!
00:06:57 – Alicent (and Otto)
00:09:58 – Laenor’s Bad Day(s)!
00:11:19 – Rhaenyra Shares TOO little TOO late!
00:16:38 – Hats Off to Milly and Emily!!
00:21:00 – 3 Words, Brothelmates, and Seven Hellz Updates!
00:24:28 – Closing Thoughts

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B4TD047: House of the Dragon S1E04 – “She Can Fix Him”

Susan Holly Kelly, John, and Matt continue to explore House of the Dragon S1E04 “King of the Narrow Sea”. Games are played like 3 words, Brothelmates of the Week, and Seven Hellz, as well as covering your submissions and feedback too!

If you want to send feedback get it to us by Tuesdays at 5pm Pacific time to ensure it gets included in the Thursday cast, but if you don’t make that deadline we’ll share yours the next week anyway! Send tweets to @b4thedragonpod, email mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, comment on our web posts (mattsaudioblog.com) or on our YT videos (search for Before the Dragon Podcast there, subscribe, like vids, and comment)!

John also does a podcast about Horror genre films, so be sure to check out The Wicked Wild Podcast (thewickedwild.com)!

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Some sounds and music in this podcast are licensed to Matt via Artist.io (https://artlist.io/) and all licenses can be viewed via this publicly shared Google folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1to5jB5pXtiovOSAkrsaDRaReQQX9TfON?usp=sharing

Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro
00:01:10 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: The Meddling Hand!
00:11:05 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Maester Conspiracy Meltdown
00:18:52 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Daem-ON or Daem-OFF?
00:30:33 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Tapestries!
00:35:56 – Three Words
00:41:03 – Brothelmates (Best Coupling)
00:46:40 – Seven Hellz Game (now drawing TWO names per week)
01:00:21 – Feedback 01:04:16 – Closing Thoughts

B4TD046: House of the Dragon S1E04 – Are You YAYnyra or NAYnyra?

Susan, Holly, Kelly, and John join Matt to discuss S1E04 of House of the Dragon. You also get issue 4 of Scene from a Westerosi movie. Figure out what actual movie our Westerosi movie scene is based on, and submit as many of the 5 that you can to be eligible to win free official HBO House of the Dragon or Game of Thrones (your choice) Merchandise from the podcast! How do you submit? Tweet your guesses (or any feedback, 3 word descriptions, or best couplings) to @b4thedragonpod, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, comment on our website posts (mattsaudioblog.com) or on our YouTube videos (search for Before the Dragon Podcast on YT, subscribe, like, and comment on our videos).

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Some sounds and music in this podcast are licensed to Matt via Artist.io (https://artlist.io/) and all licenses can be viewed via this publicly shared Google folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1to5jB5pXtiovOSAkrsaDRaReQQX9TfON?usp=sharing

Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro
00:02:11 – Episode Ratings
00:09:20 – Music Analysis Intro
00:10:04 – Music Analysis – Rethinking the Dragon Connection Theme
00:22:06 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: The Eustace/Mushroom Compromise and a new show canon
00:43:23 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: The Westerosi Hatfields and Mccoys
00:50:29 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Alicent’s Awful Assignment
00:59:56 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Why White Worm? WHY????
01:08:05 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Dagger Prophecy
01:14:03 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: YAYnyra or NAYnyra (Rhaenyr-YAH, or Rhaenyr-NAH?)
01:24:10 – Westerosi Movie Scene 4