Matt and Holly talk about His Dark Materials S3E01 “The Enchanted Sleeper” and S3E02 “The Break”, give ratings and three words descriptions and play the highschool debate team game with their “What’s Worst” segment! Matt covers new themes and old favorites in the musical analysis segment. We want your feedback on the story! Tweet @thedustpodcast, email firstname.lastname@example.org, hive MattsAudioblog, comment on the web site mattsaudioblog.com, or comment on the YouTube videos on the Double P Media YT channel! Speaking of which, follow our bosses on Twitter, Hive, and Instagram @DoublePHQ, checkout their Facebook page at facebook.com/DoublePHQ, and be sure to subscribe to their YouTube channel at youtube.com/c/DoublePMedia! Some music and sounds in this podcast were licensed from Artist IO (https://artlist.io/) and a full listing of all licenses can be found at this publicly shared Google Folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1to5jB5pXtiovOSAkrsaDRaReQQX9TfON?usp=sharing
Time Stamps: 00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert, Intro and Hello! 00:04:34 – Rating S3E01 00:07:59 – Rating S3E02 00:11:36 – Podcast and Network Info 00:13:26 – Send Feedback and Win!! (Our Series 3 Contest) 00:14:45 – Holly and Matt’s TOP 5 Character Moments for the episodes 00:21:41 – Musical Analysis 00:38:00 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: The Prologue 00:42:35 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Roger (Roger) 00:46:16 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Opening Credits 00:50:06 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: The Craft to Hell is paved on Asriel’s Intentions 00:57:05 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Claymationvespians 01:00:31 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: King of the Bears, Queen of our Hearts 01:05:45 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Friendly(?) Father Gomez 01:09:15 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Baruch and Balthamos 01:14:09 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Mother Marisa… 01:22:33 – What’s Worse?: Round 1 01:26:03 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: The Buruch…. Period… 01:31:55 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Bringing a Broken Knife to a Gun Fight 01:41:39 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Mary Malone Makes a Pit Stop 01:46:22 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Lyra but not really about Lyra 01:54:34 – iny Wheel of Topics: More Mothering Marisa 01:56:27 – Asriel’s Angel Torture/Would you Show Up For It? 02:01:10 – What’s Worse?: Round 2 02:03:06 – Three Words 02:09:23 – Feedback 02:12:35 – TV Wrap Up 02:15:43 – Book Talk (Spoilers for TV only Peeps)
Happy Halloween to all who partake! In Part 1 (of 3!), Holly is DEAD, leaving Kelly. Susan, John and Matt left to rate the House of the Dragon Season 1 Finale, and talk about 3 big topics, then get down to some out of control Top 5 lists to close this section out.
Even though the season is over we STILL want to hear from YOU! Tweet @b4thedragonpod, send emails to email@example.com, and leave comments at the website (mattsaudioblog.com) or on the YouTube videos (search for Before the Dragon Podcast to find the channel).
Time Stamps: 00:00:00 – Blacks and Greens (Music) 00:01:17 – Hello and Holly is Dead. 00:05:23 – Episode Ratings 00:15:59 – Music Analysis 00:31:47 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Bookends! Births, Book Pages, and Others! 00:42:16 – Reckless Mysaria Speculations! 00:44:22 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Can you have a Coronation without a Funeral? 00:54:27 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: The Painted Table and a WHOLE LOT of Stuff that Happened There. 01:20:20 – Out of Control TOP FIVE Lists!
In this Part 1 of the panel cast, Queen Cersei Lannister is joined by Maester Intern Kelly, Susan, Holly, and John (Sneh) to discuss all things House of the Dragon S1E07 “Driftmark”. We want your feedback! Tweet @b4thedragonpod, email firstname.lastname@example.org, comment on our website posts (mattsaudioblog.com) or on our YouTube videos (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast”, and subscribe)!
Time Stamps: 00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro 00:01:19 – Welcome, Punishments Serving, and Episode Ratings 00:09:13 – Musical Analysis: Can we have just a shred of continuity? 00:18:16 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Season 2 in Spring of ’24? 00:22:45 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: An Eye for an Eye (Alicent or Guity) 00:31:14 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Daemon and Rhaenyra 00:38:16 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: An Eye for a Dragon (Aemond’s star or infamy rises?) 00:52:18 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Mission Impossible (Laenor’s Mission Impossible) 01:01:44 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Name or Blood? What makes a Legacy? 01:08:51 – Maester Impossible: Kelly’s Top 5 Famous Club Foots
Matt is joined (partially) by Youtuber PriscilaTV (https://www.youtube.com/c/PriscilaTV1) to discuss S1E06 of Amazon’s Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power! If you have thoughts regarding that episode (or any LOTR episode, or the podcast in general) feel free to tweet @bustblockbuster or @DoublePHQ, send emails to email@example.com (or firstname.lastname@example.org) or comment at the website (mattsaudiblog.com or doublepmedia.com) or comment on the Double P YouTube youtube.com/c/doublepmedia.
Also be sure to check out Double P Media’s Facebook page at facebook.com/DoublePHQ. Don’t forget that PriscilaTV does her own reviews of LOTR on her channel (in easily auto-translatable Portuguese) on Fridays and joins Universo 42 (https://www.youtube.com/c/U42Oficial) on Saturdays for more LOTR discussion!
Time Stamps: 00:00:00 – Apologies and Introductions 00:02:16 – Episode Ratings 00:06:16 – Music Analysis: Pitch Modulation and Polytonality (a quasi-Double P!) 00:14:57 – Recap and Observations 00:34:35 – What’s Worse? 00:39:09- Feedback 00:40:25 – Thanks and Podcast Info
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 email@example.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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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)!
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 email@example.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).
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
Spoiler Alert! We wanted to give you heads up that book knowledge does bleed into this presentation heavily, and may be considered spoilers by some! Otherwise, Kelly gives you a tour of all the sigils that came courting for Rhaenyra’s hand at Storm’s End! Tweet the podcast @b4thedraggonpod, send emails to firstname.lastname@example.org, leave comments at the web page (mattsaudioblog.com) or in our YouTube videos (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast” there).
Matt is joined by Stephanie (briefly), Susan, Kelly, and John to talk about S1E03 of House of the Dragon, “Second of His Name”. Matt also breaks down the music behind Dameon’s Feigned Surrender. We also unveil our 3rd of 5 Scenes from a Westeroisi movie (play in our contest and have a chance to win official HotD or GoT merch), celebrate September Name Days, and an important decision is made about the game everyone hates… Seven Hellz!
We want YOUR feedback so tweet to @b4thedragonpod, send emails to email@example.com or comment on our web posts (mattsaudioblog.com) or YouTube videos (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast” and subscribe, like and comment)!
This podcast uses some sounds and music that is licensed to Matt through Artist IO, and a publicly shared Google Folder has all of the licenses available for viewing here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1to5jB5pXtiovOSAkrsaDRaReQQX9TfON?usp=sharing – Time Stamps: 00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro 00:00:49 – A Very Important Conversation, and nobody cares that we’re having it! 00:02:15 – Happy Name Day! (September Edition) 00:04:20 – S1E03 Ratings 00:11:03 – Musical Analysis – The Surrender Sequence 00:30:42 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: DaemON or DaemOFF is irrelevant 00:37:58 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Dragon Counts(?) or Dragons Count! 00:44:13 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Boar Blood! (Rhaenyra’s own hunt!) 00:50:22 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Viserys thinks he’s John Lennon. 00:57:07 – Scenes from a Westerosi Movie (Scene 3) 01:00:48 – More Contest and Podcast Information