Not A Podcast ASOIAF Re-Read Podcast
Guest Episode: Micah on Redwall

Guest Episode: Micah on Redwall

May 10, 2021
Hello and welcome back to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!
 
Jeff is away for a couple months due to work; while he's gone, Emmett will be joined by a rotating series of guest hosts on a variety of topics. This week, we have on Micah to talk about our favorite kids' series: Brian Jacques' Redwall!
 
In this episode, we talk about: 
 

- The history of the Redwall series

- The consistent tropes of the books

- The vivid details we loved as kids

- The moments that spurred us on to more adult stories

- Our favorite books and characters

 

 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Guest Episode: Luke on Bloodraven

Guest Episode: Luke on Bloodraven

May 3, 2021
Hello and welcome back to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!
 
Jeff is away for a couple months due to work; while he's gone, Emmett will be joined by a rotating series of guest hosts on a variety of topics. This week, we have on Luke from the We're Not So Different Podcast to talk about everyone's favorite  immortal tree wizard: Brynden "Bloodraven" Rivers!
 
In this episode, we talk about: 
 

- Bloodraven's rise in the backstory as a political manipulator

- His transition into magic as the Three-Eyed Crow

- His position as the chessmaster at the heart of the narrative

- The possibility that Bloodraven opened Euron's third eye as well as Bran's

- Luke's theory to end all theories: Brandraven

 

 
 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Guest Episode: “Shadow on a Wall” with Clint from Learned Hands

Guest Episode: “Shadow on a Wall” with Clint from Learned Hands

April 26, 2021
Hello and welcome back to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!
 
Jeff is away for a couple months due to work; while he's gone, Emmett will be joined by a rotating series of guest hosts on a variety of topics. This week, we have on Clint from Learned Hands on to talk all about our favorite topic in A Clash of Kings: Varys' riddle about power as a shadow on a wall. 
 
In this episode, we talk about: 
 

- Tyrion's rise in Clash contrasted with his fall in A Storm of Swords

- Sansa navigating performances of power, from Cersei to the Tyrells to Littlefinger

- Catelyn's faith in the system fraying with each step of her journey

- Theon realizing that no one buys his act before Ramsay reshapes his identity

- Bran's journey into, away from, and back to Plato's Cave

Next week: Luke from the People's History of the Old Republic podcast joins us to discuss the most Star Wars-y (and metal) character in ASOIAF: Brynden "Bloodraven" Rivers!

 
 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Episode 150: A CLASH OF KINGS, BRAN VII: “Tree of Life” ft. ManuclearBomb!

Episode 150: A CLASH OF KINGS, BRAN VII: “Tree of Life” ft. ManuclearBomb!

April 19, 2021
Hello and welcome back to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!
 
In this episode, Bran leaves his home, his childhood, and the book behind as we reach the end of A Clash of Kings. And we were joined by Manu AKA ManuclearBomb as a special guest!
 
This week, we: 
 

- Talk about the future of the NotACast pod-cast in which Jeff will be taking a few months hiatus for work

- Emote through this chapter

- Journey with Summer through the destruction of Winterfell

- See the darkness as a means of Bran advancing in his powers

- Tour a broken Winterfell with Bran, Rickon, Hodor, Osha, Meera and Jojen

- Mourn Maester Luwin

- Discuss how Bran gets back to Winterfell

 
 
 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Episode 149: A CLASH OF KINGS, JON VIII: “Keep Your Sword Sharp”

Episode 149: A CLASH OF KINGS, JON VIII: “Keep Your Sword Sharp”

April 12, 2021
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!
 
In this episode, Qhorin Halfhand goes out like a badass, but not before laying a heavy duty on our boy Jon Snow.
 
This week, we: 
 

- Watch sadly as the Watchmen are picked off one by one

- Dig into Qhorin's worldview

- Compare and contrast the political and magical forces at work

- Salute the Halfhand in his final stand

- Get all excited for Jon's undercover plot in ASOS

Next week: Manu from Podcast Sans Frontieres joins us to wrap up the book with ACOK, Bran VII!

 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Episode 148: A CLASH OF KINGS, TYRION XV: “King of Ashes”

Episode 148: A CLASH OF KINGS, TYRION XV: “King of Ashes”

April 5, 2021
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!
 
In this episode, Tyrion has some good and bad dreams and then wakes up to a terrible reality.
 
This week, we: 
 

- Talk about the Tyrells as parallels to the Lannisters

- Delve deep into Tyrion's subconscious and what he wants

- See the dreams Tyrion has and wonder at what they say about Tyrion

- Reveal yet again that Tyrion is a supervillain with a compelling and sympathetic backstory

- Compare Ned and Tyrion and talk about who did better as Hand of the King

Next week: Qhorin makes his last stand, and Jon Snow turns cloak. Or does he?

 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
The JokerCast: The Sloshed Review of #TheSnyderCut of JUSTICE LEAGUE

The JokerCast: The Sloshed Review of #TheSnyderCut of JUSTICE LEAGUE

March 29, 2021
Well, well, well. Here we are today, taking a short break from our chapter by chapter format and doing a review of Zack Snyder's JUSTICE LEAGUE! And we're doing it with drinks in our hand. It's going to go great!
Episode 147: A CLASH OF KINGS, THEON VI: “The Noose”

Episode 147: A CLASH OF KINGS, THEON VI: “The Noose”

March 22, 2021
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!
 
In this episode, Theon keeps on being the worst person in the world, only for someone even worse to show up and break his face.
 
This week, we: 
 

- Praise the intimate urgency of George's writing

- Shake our heads as Theon miserably fails at leadership, yet again

- Put Theon's actions into context with his backstory

- Shudder as the Bastard of Bolton arrives to burn it all down

- Break apart the layers of the Reek-Ramsay twist

Next week: we stagger drunkenly headfirst into Zack Snyder's Justice League!

 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Episode 146: A CLASH OF KINGS, SANSA VIII: “The Gilded Age”

Episode 146: A CLASH OF KINGS, SANSA VIII: “The Gilded Age”

March 15, 2021
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!
 
In this episode, Tywin and the Tyrells congratulate each other for arriving just in time to take credit for Tyrion's work, and Sansa gets out of her betrothal to Joffrey
 
This week, we: 
 

- Dissect the visuals on display in the royal court

- Roll our eyes at Tywin with his fancy armor and large pile of horseshit

- Unpack the Tyrell entry into King's Landing politics

- Watch as Joffrey unravels himself in the face of Stannis diehards

- Set the stage for Sansa's ASOS plot with a fateful hairnet

Next week: Theon is "saved" by "Reek."

 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Episode 145: A CLASH OF KINGS, ARYA X: “The Ghost of Harrenhal”

Episode 145: A CLASH OF KINGS, ARYA X: “The Ghost of Harrenhal”

March 8, 2021
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!
 
In this episode, Arya speeds through her internship with Roose Bolton before getting the hell out of Harrenhal with her little friends.
 
This week, we: 
 

- Theorize about how COVID might impact WINDS

- Talk about Arya and Harrenhal in the wake of liberation

- Shudder at Roose Bolton all the while not being able to take our eyes off his "soft, pale, hairless body."

- Uncover Arya's character development in this chapter and her "done with wooden teeth" thought

- Watch as Arya Stark does her first premeditated murder and unpack it.

- Unpack the huge mystery behind the book that Roose Bolton burned and how many cat skeletons he has at the Dreadfort

Next week: The Lannisters and Tyrells throw themselves a party to celebrate "their" victory

 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App