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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 2.04

The Last Kingdom Hosts Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom episode 2.04.

We discuss why this feels like a season finale, why the narrative must take a time jump, and why Ragnar probably needed to take a 20 second time out…

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 2.03

The Last Kingdom Hosts Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom episode 2.03.

We discuss the importance of vulnerability and translating vulnerability, being a turning point in storytelling, and why Uhtred is the “New Emily”….

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The Potterverse: Chapter 14 – The Unforgivable Curses | The Goblet Of Fire

The Potterverse Hosts Mary & Blake discuss chapter 14 of Harry Potter and The Goblet Of Fire – The Unforgivable Curses.

We chatthe author’s long con and narrative shift, getting a popsicle headache, and why Barty Crouch Jr. is having the time of his life…

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 2.02

The Last Kingdom Hosts Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom episode 2.02.

We discuss the excellent use of contrasting theme, burning through plot but staying focused on character, and why there must be so much scoliosis in that walking army.

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 2.01 (SEASON 2 PREMIERE)

The Last Kingdom Hosts Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom Season 2 premiere– episode 2.01.

We discuss the odd editing choices for the premiere, Roger from Outlander, and why Uhtred likes anything if it has a pulse.

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The Potterverse: Chapter 13 – Mad-Eye Moody | The Goblet Of Fire

The Potterverse Hosts Mary & Blake discuss chapter 13 of Harry Potter and The Goblet Of Fire – Mad-Eye Moody.

We chat the multitude of layers behind “Moody’s” interaction with Draco, Jim Dale’s outstanding reading, and why Mary was kicked out of class one time…

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The Potterverse: Chapter 12 – The Triwizard Tournament | The Goblet Of Fire

The Potterverse Hosts Mary & Blake discuss chapter 12 of Harry Potter and The Goblet Of Fire – The Triwizard Tournament.

We chat the sentience of Hogwarts, a perfect three-beat with Ron, and why Blake is upset because he had to pay to talk about S.P.E.W….

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 1.08 (SEASON 1 FINALE)

The Last Kingdom Hosts Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom Season 1 finale — episode 1.08.

We discuss the thematic resolution of season 1, the merits of having only one writer for an entire season, and why Alfred is no Mel Gibson…

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The Potterverse: Chapter 11 – Aboard The Hogwarts Express | The Goblet Of Fire

The Potterverse Hosts Mary & Blake discuss chapter 11 of Harry Potter and The Goblet Of Fire – Aboard The Hogwarts Express.

We chat the short but heavy lifting chapter, all kinds of foreshadowing, and why Bertha Jorkins never uses sugar in her jam…

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 1.07

The Last Kingdom Hosts Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom episode 1.07.

We discuss the clear direction of action, rising tension in faith vs. religion, and why Aelswith is a cheap imitation of Tuffnut from How To Train Your Dragon…

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