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Radio Westeros ASoIaF Podcasts

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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, soundbyt...Show More
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1:56:17 | Aug 30th

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! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.c...Show More

34:59 | Aug 21st

Lady Gwyn is joined by special guest Michal Schick from Vassals of Kingsgrave podcast for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer? For information regarding your data privacy...Show More
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2:02:52 | Jul 25th

In this episode we go right back to the beginning of the series, analyzing the Will Prologue from AGoT and looking closely at the role of prologues in epic fantasy, the characters we meet in the chapter, the Others, the Night's Watch, and the major t...Show More

40:04 | Jul 7th

Lady Gwyn is joined by special guest Joe Buckley from The Isle of Faces podcast for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer? For information regarding your data privacy, visi...Show More

1:50:31 | May 31st

Lady Gwyn presents an analysis of Lyanna Stark including her childhood and family background at Winterfell, the Tourney of Harrenhal and the politics that surrounded it, her disappearance with Rhaegar Targaryen, and her eventual death in the Red Moun...Show More

35:59 | May 12th

Join Lady Gwyn with special guest Vanessa Cole from the Night's Cast podcast for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

1:52:12 | Apr 14th

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 Targary...Show More

38:06 | Mar 21st

Join Lady Gwyn with special guests Jeff and Emmett from NotaCast podcast for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:19:09 | Feb 28th

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

38:48 | Feb 8th

Join Lady Gwyn with special guest Tara from Ice & Fire Con for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:11:54 | Jan 24th

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

34:19 | Dec 28th, 2018

Join Lady Gwyn with special guest Eliana from Girls Gone Canon for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:12:20 | Nov 30th, 2018

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.

26:03 | Nov 15th, 2018

Join Lady Gwyn with special guests Matt and Scad from Davos Fingers for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:03:28 | Oct 11th, 2018

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 hav...Show More

26:58 | Sep 19th, 2018

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn, with special guest Chloe from Girls Gone Canon for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:01:41 | Aug 30th, 2018

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyze Balon Greyjoy, from his youth and his first rebellion to the King who masterminded the ironborn takeover of the North during the War of the Five Kings.

29:23 | Jul 27th, 2018

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn, with special guest Haley Bowery from The Manimals, for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:01:22 | Jun 29th, 2018

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!

25:00 | Jun 11th, 2018

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn, with special guest Zack from Game of Owns, for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

1:40:34 | May 18th, 2018

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!

23:17 | May 2nd, 2018

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:14:17 | Mar 29th, 2018

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 readi...Show More

29:44 | Feb 24th, 2018

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:25:05 | Jan 29th, 2018

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!

26:17 | Dec 30th, 2017

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:30:57 | Dec 8th, 2017

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 ...Show More

26:52 | Nov 14th, 2017

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:08:01 | Oct 12th, 2017

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 pa...Show More

30:25 | Sep 27th, 2017

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:34:04 | Aug 30th, 2017

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 a...Show More

33:36 | Aug 9th, 2017

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:22:44 | Jun 29th, 2017

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze the life of Renly Baratheon, the third Baratheon brother and self proclaimed King of the Seven Kingdoms, from his youth to his time as Master of Laws, and his brief reign and early death, with special attention paid to t...Show More

30:14 | Jun 7th, 2017

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:47:37 | May 18th, 2017

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 adver...Show More

31:33 | Apr 25th, 2017

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:40:19 | Mar 20th, 2017

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy wrap up their two part analysis of Robb Stark, picking up with King Robb’s war in the Riverlands and the events that led to his heading back to the North via the Twins. A complete analysis of the Red Wedding and Robb’s legacy, a...Show More

2:10:21 | Feb 20th, 2017

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 specia...Show More

37:38 | Dec 25th, 2016

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our first bonus episode - A Quiz of Ice and Fire. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

2:41:23 | Dec 19th, 2016

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 rebellio...Show More

03:20 | Nov 17th, 2016

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn have an important message for listeners about our new Patreon campaign. Full details can be found at https://www.patreon.com/radiowesteros

2:17:03 | Nov 7th, 2016

yolkboy and Lady Gwyn examine the arc of Ned Stark and his legacy in the novels. From the frozen North to the Red Keep and beyond, we explore the politics of Ned’s lifetime with special attention paid to his honor, judgement, history and role as a fa...Show More

2:09:50 | Sep 1st, 2016

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze Aegon VI, Jon Connington, their companions, the Golden Company and their invasion of Westeros with special guest Brynden BFish. Predictions for TWoW and the Dance of the Dragons 2.0 complete the episode.

2:11:14 | Jul 18th, 2016

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy examine the plotting and schemes surrounding young Aegon VI Targaryen, with special attention paid to the involvement of Varys and Illyrio and their histories and backgrounds, as well as the history of House Blackfyre. Our usual...Show More

1:41:20 | Apr 4th, 2016

Lady Gwynhyfvar and yolkboy present part two of a two part examination of Petyr Baelish. Littlefinger’s youth and relationship with House Tully and his plotting involving Sansa Stark and the Vale, as well as his ultimate endgame and possible arc in T...Show More

1:33:50 | Mar 21st, 2016

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn present part one of a two part examination of Petyr Baelish. Littlefinger’s plotting, schemes and economic manipulation relative to the events in King’s Landing and the deaths of several key players there will be examined, with ...Show More

1:36:07 | Feb 15th, 2016

Lady Gwyn and Yolkboy examine Ser Jorah Mormont, from his background on Bear Island to days of exile and spy, rise to Queensguard for Daenerys Targaryen, second exile and beyond. An advert from the world of ASoIaF and specially arranged readings comp...Show More

2:32:37 | Jan 6th, 2016

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. ...Show More

1:35:06 | Dec 2nd, 2015

Lady Gwyn and Yolkboy analyse the monsters of A Song of Ice and Fire: Gregor Clegane, Qyburn and Ser Robert Strong, with special attention paid to Robert Strong’s role in the upcoming novels. An advert from the world of ASoIaF and specially arranged ...Show More

2:07:49 | Oct 28th, 2015

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.” Specia...Show More

2:06:58 | Sep 28th, 2015

Lady Gwyn and Yolkboy look at Theon Greyjoy’s arc from Ned Stark’s ward to pariah of the north and beyond, with special sections on Ramsay Bolton, the hooded man in Winterfell and more! Music from Beige Lunatics, adverts from the world of ASoIaF and ...Show More

2:05:51 | Aug 25th, 2015

Lady Gwyn and Yolkboy examine Tywin Lannister, including analyses of his history and the A+J=T theory, and special sections on his roles as politician, military leader and father with special guest Ragnorak.  Music from Aziz from History of Westeros,...Show More

2:13:44 | Jul 20th, 2015

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn examine Daenerys Targaryen’s arc from helpless commodity to mother of dragons, from conqueror and liberator to mhysa and ruler. With special sections on Dany’s childhood in Braavos and speculation about her upcoming arc in TWoW,...Show More

2:13:11 | Jun 18th, 2015

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn are joined by guest host BryndenBFish of Wars and Politics of Ice and Fire blog and podcast to present the Battle of Fire in Meereen in a live news, radio play format. With guest appearances by Aziz of History of Westeros, Steve...Show More

1:31:04 | Apr 29th, 2015

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn examine the quintessential knight of ASoIaF - Barristan Selmy. A look at his legendary status, his arc through the books as a non PoV character, and his emergence as PoV in ADwD. We also give special consideration to the Kingsgu...Show More

1:50:55 | Apr 1st, 2015

yolkboy and Lady Gwyn offer analysis and theories on the Maid of Tarth, continuing a series on themes of knighthood and including a close look at Brienne’s relationship with Jaime, her possible relationship to a knight from Westeros’ past, travels th...Show More

2:06:51 | Mar 2nd, 2015

yolkboy and Lady Gwyn look at the golden twins, Jaime and Cersei Lannister. Including a close look at their relationship, Jaime’s redemption arc, Cersei’s relationship with power and the valonqar prophesy. Readings, music from Beefy, advert from West...Show More

1:24:14 | Feb 9th, 2015

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy look at Sandor Clegane’s arc in ASoIaF, with special contributions from members of the Sandor Clegane re-read project at westeros.org. Including an overview, special analyses of Sandor’s relationships with Gregor, Sansa and Arya...Show More

1:28:34 | Jan 19th, 2015

yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse Catelyn's arc, particularly the themes of motherhood, despair and madness. A close look at the Red Wedding and Lady Stoneheart round out the episode. Readings, pseudo adverts, music from Karliene and more!

1:15:55 | Dec 26th, 2014

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy take on the Brotherhood without Banners. We look at their origins and their parallels with a real world outlaw gang, examine a secret identity theory you may have missed, break down the action in the Riverlands in AFfC and ADwD ...Show More

1:26:19 | Dec 2nd, 2014

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy look at the Long Night of ancient times. We examine all the textual clues, including some new hints from TWoIaF, but this episode is also full of speculation on the history and nature of the Others, the Night's Watch, Lightbring...Show More

1:32:13 | Nov 3rd, 2014

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn look at Stannis Baratheon with special guest Jeff Hartline, aka BryndenBFish. Analysis of his personality and military abilities, including segments on his humour and his principal advisers Davos and Melisandre. Music from Westo...Show More

1:23:25 | Oct 6th, 2014

Following up on R+L=J, yolkboy and Lady Gwyn take a close look at Jon Snow. Analysis of his leadership, his fate after ADwD and a discussion of Jon's romance with Ygritte with special guest DogLover. Music from The Adam Brown, specially arranged read...Show More

1:29:46 | Sep 16th, 2014

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 ...Show More

1:28:25 | Aug 25th, 2014

Yolkboy travels to WorldCon (LonCon) to report on GRRM’s latest reading. Extensive notes were taken, and are presented here, of ‘Sons of the Dragon’ from the fake history book ‘Fire & Blood’. There’s an interview with Elio & Linda, owners of Westeros...Show More

1:09:50 | Aug 11th, 2014

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse Melisandre of Asshai and theorise on her origins, identity and magical abilities. Using specially arranged readings to present key sections, we discuss Melisandre's character and her flame readings. Music from the fandom...Show More

1:02:17 | Jul 20th, 2014

Looking at Sansa Stark, yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse Sansa's arc and theorise on the direction it might be taking. Using specially arranged readings to present key sections, we discuss themes of mercy and identity as well as Sansa's connection to Sa...Show More

47:34 | Jun 23rd, 2014

Looking at Arya Stark in The Winds of Winter, yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse Arya in her new role with Izembaro. The recent gift chapter reveals themes of sexuality, identity and (as the chapter title indicates) mercy. Using specially arranged reading...Show More