Podcast: House Of The Dragon With Mary & Blake: A Podcast For House Of The Dragon

House Of The Dragon: 2.05 – Regent | Recap & Reaction

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 2.05 – Regent.

We discuss the writer’s unique journey, highlight the spectacular craft on display from the production team (especially the editing and sound mixing) and why creepy people belong together…

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House Of The Dragon: 2.04 – The Red Dragon And The Gold | Recap & Reaction

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 2.04 – The Red Dragon And The Gold.

We we raise a glass to Rhaenys, talk about how this episode and the last are better each other because of context, why the motivations for all the characters are clearly defined, and why we STILL can’t get over that movie Wild Mountain Thyme…

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House Of The Dragon: 2.03 – The Burning Mill | Recap & Reaction

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 2.03 – The Burning Mill.

We discuss why this show is starting to feel more like Game Of Thrones but is also setting itself apart from GOT at the same time, making the best scene yet in all of House Of The Dragon (and the one of the best in the GOT universe), and why Mary absolutely CANNOT get any of these names right…

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House Of The Dragon: 2.02 – Rhaenyra The Cruel | Recap & Reaction

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 2.02 – Rhaenyra The Cruel.

We discuss why Ser Criston is the absolute WORST, but also why that makes him the best, establishing a visual grammar to make your show stand out, and why Daemon has suddenly become Bobby Kennedy Jr.

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House Of The Dragon: 2.01 – A Son For A Son (SEASON 2 PREMIERE) | Recap & Reaction

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 2.01 – “A Son For A Son”.

We discuss why the show wants to have its cake and it eat it too, the dynamic marketing strategy for season 2, we introduce a new segment, why Criston Cole might be the most unlikeable and interesting character, expanding the visual palette of the show, and why Mary can’t get Elf off the brain…

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#NERDCLAN PREVIEW | Keep Calm And Crown On: 5.01 – “Queen Victoria Syndrome” (SEASON 5 PREMIERE)

Keep Calm And Crown On Hosts Mary & Blake chat the season 5 premiere of The Crown – episode 5.01, “Queen Victoria Syndrome”.

We discuss the dramatic irony of watching these events with Prince Charles against reality of King Charles, why the casting is perfect, and why Tom Hanks is the closest thing to an American version of the Queen…

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House Of The Dragon With Mary & Blake: 1.10 – “The Black Queen” | SEASON FINALE

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 1.10 – “The Black Queen”.

We discuss the use and abuse of theme, why this show is best interpreted as a family drama, and we get into some pretty heavy cereal talk…you don’t want to miss the end of this episode 🙂

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House Of The Dragon With Mary & Blake: 1.09 – “The Green Council”

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 1.09 – “The Green Council”.

We discuss why for characters to be believable, they must do everything in their power to achieve their wants, why Alicent is still in service to men, and why Ser Harold Westerling is a good boss because he always gets the Starbys for his crew…

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House Of The Dragon With Mary & Blake: 1.08 – “The Lord Of The Tides”

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 1.08 – “The Lord of The Tides”.

We discuss why the characters are finally starting to feel true to the story, the irony in King Viserys’ final night, and why the dragon keepers need to invest in Shout sticks…

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House Of The Dragon With Mary & Blake: 1.07 – “Driftmark”

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 1.07 – “Driftmark”.

We discuss the validity of the show holding the twist from you, why the night scenes look so…odd, and why Mary always gets her christmas shopping done BEFORE Halloween(!)…

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