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The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapters 9 &10: Shelob’s Lair and The Choices of Master Samwise

The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapters 9 &10: Shelob’s Lair and The Choices of Master Samwise

May 23, 2022

Hello and welcome to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!

Jeff is off for a couple months, so Emmett is resuming his Lord of the Rings episodes. Special guest Benjamin Nielsen joins us for Book 4, Chapter 9 & 10, "Shelob's Lair" and "The Choices of Master Samwise," in which everyone's favorite giant spider stings Frodo, leaving Sam to take up the gauntlet of the quest, whether he likes it or not. (Spoiler: he doesn't.)

 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 8: ”The Stairs of Cirith Ungol”

The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 8: ”The Stairs of Cirith Ungol”

May 16, 2022

Hello and welcome to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!

Jeff is off for a couple months, so Emmett is resuming his Lord of the Rings episodes. Here's our episode wrapping up Book 4, Chapter 8, "The Stairs of Cirith Ungol," in which Frodo survives the Witch-King thanks to Sam and his stories, right before everything goes horribly wrong again. 

 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapters 7 & 8: ”Journey to the Crossroads” & ”The Stairs of Cirith Ungol”

The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapters 7 & 8: ”Journey to the Crossroads” & ”The Stairs of Cirith Ungol”

May 9, 2022

Hello and welcome to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!

Jeff is off for a couple months, so Emmett is resuming his Lord of the Rings episodes. Here's our episode on Book 4 Chapters 7 & 8, "Journey to the Crossroads" and "The Stairs of Cirith Ungol," in which Gollum leads Frodo and Sam to the happiest place in Middle-Earth: Minas Morgul. 

 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 6: ”The Forbidden Pool”

The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 6: ”The Forbidden Pool”

May 2, 2022

Hello and welcome to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!

Jeff is off for a couple months, so Emmett is resuming his Lord of the Rings episodes. Here's our episode on Book 4 Chapter 6, "The Forbidden Pool," in which everyone was getting along until Gollum shows up and ruins everything.

 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 5: ”The Window on the West” (Part 2)

The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 5: ”The Window on the West” (Part 2)

April 25, 2022

Hello and welcome to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!

Jeff is off for a couple months, so Emmett is resuming his Lord of the Rings episodes. Here's the second episode on the fifth chapter of Book Four, in which Faramir takes the hobbits to his hidden hideout, where they talk about better days and Sam repeatedly puts his foot in his mouth. 

 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 5: ”The Window on the West” (Part 1)

The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 5: ”The Window on the West” (Part 1)

April 18, 2022

Hello and welcome to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!

Jeff is off for a couple months, so Emmett is resuming his Lord of the Rings episodes. Here's the first episode on the fifth chapter of Book Four, in which Faramir puts Frodo on trial for the murder (?) of his brother Boromir. The next episode will cover the rest of the chapter, including the titular Window of the West.

 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 4: ”Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit”

The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 4: ”Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit”

April 11, 2022

Hello and welcome to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!

Jeff is off for a couple months, so Emmett is resuming his Lord of the Rings episodes. Here's the fourth chapter of Book Four, in which Sam's just trying to enjoy a home-cooked meal when the war interrupts, bringing with it a new character: Faramir. 

 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 3: ”The Black Gate is Closed”

The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 3: ”The Black Gate is Closed”

April 4, 2022

Hello and welcome to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!

Jeff is off for a couple months, so Emmett is resuming his Lord of the Rings episodes. Here's the third chapter of Book Four, in which our hobbit heroes finally arrive at the entranceway to Mordor...only to find that there's no way through, and they'll have to trust in Gollum yet again. 

 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 2: ”The Passage of the Marshes”

The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Chapter 2: ”The Passage of the Marshes”

March 28, 2022

Hello and welcome to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!

Jeff is off for a couple months, so Emmett is resuming his Lord of the Rings episodes. Here's the second chapter of Book Four, in which Gollum leads Frodo and Sam through the happiest place in Middle-Earth: the Dead Marshes.

 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Episode 1: ”The Taming of Smeagol”

The Lord of the Rings, Book 4 Episode 1: ”The Taming of Smeagol”

March 21, 2022

Hello and welcome to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!

Jeff is off for a couple months, so Emmett is resuming his Lord of the Rings episodes. Here's the first chapter of Book Four, in which Frodo and Sam wander in circles before running into their new best friend: Gollum, aka Smeagol. 

 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
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