Not A Podcast ASOIAF Re-Read Podcast
Episode 156: A STORM OF SWORDS, SANSA I: ”The Tea Party”

Episode 156: A STORM OF SWORDS, SANSA I: ”The Tea Party”

September 20, 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, it's just us innocent girls, hanging out, nothing else going on!
 
This week, we: 
 

- Talk about how GRRM set up Sansa's arc in ASOIAF to intentionally frustrate the reader and Sansa

- Analyze the image of the Tyrells and how they use soft power effectively

- Meet these Tyrells: how they work together as a team

- Olenna? Olenna!

- Ask the question why George loves the Olenna Tyrell archetype so much that he writes her over and over again in ASOIAF

 
Next week: Emmett's doppelganger/boyfriend Mance Rayder has a few questions for Jon Snow. Just a few in ASOS, Jon I!
 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Episode 155: A STORM OF SWORDS, DAVOS I: ”Cast Away”

Episode 155: A STORM OF SWORDS, DAVOS I: ”Cast Away”

September 13, 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, Davos is chilling on the beach until the Mother interrupts.
 
This week, we: 
 

- Set up Davos' Storm of Swords arc: from rock bottom to the top of the tower

- Take stock of the fallout for the Baratheon side of the war

- Learn what happened after the wildfire inferno

- Cheer on Davos as he decides to live and take charge of his life

- Ask the big question: does Davos really see a god here?

 
Next week: the Queen of Thorns holds court in Sansa I!
 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Episode 154: A STORM OF SWORDS, TYRION I: ”Father and Son”

Episode 154: A STORM OF SWORDS, TYRION I: ”Father and Son”

September 6, 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, Tyrion learns the news and has a chat with dad. It goes great (it doesn't).
 
This week, we: 
 

- Explore the changing power dynamics for Tyrion between ACOK and ASOS

- See how Tywin undermines Tyrion and claims credit for the victory on the Blackwater

- Explore the brutal backstory and why Tywin hates Tyrion

- Start to piece together the Red Wedding conspiracy and how Tywin is communicating with Roose and Walder.

 
Next week: Davos Seaworth is on vacation on a beautiful island in Blackwater Bay, but for some reason, he wants to leave the surf and fun to return to Stannis.
 
 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Episode 153: A STORM OF SWORDS, CATELYN I: “The Lost and the Dead”

Episode 153: A STORM OF SWORDS, CATELYN I: “The Lost and the Dead”

August 30, 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, Catelyn's one-way journey to hell begins.
 
This week, we: 
 

- Set up Catelyn's arc in this book

- Watch as the old men of the castle fail to arrest her

- Dig into the tragic Tully backstory

- Welcome Edmure home from battle

- Debate Hoster Tully: bad or bad?

 
Next week: Tyrion wakes up to find it all taken away from him in ASOS, Tyrion I!
 
 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Episode 152: A STORM OF SWORDS, JAIME I: “The Dark Knight Rises” ft. Shiloh Carroll

Episode 152: A STORM OF SWORDS, JAIME I: “The Dark Knight Rises” ft. Shiloh Carroll

August 23, 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, returning guest Shiloh Carroll joins us to discuss Jaime Lannister, objectively the best character in ASOIAF (according to Jeff).
 
This week, we: 
 

- Talk about what it's like to be reintroduced to Jaime

- Praise George's mastery of atmosphere coming off the Prologue

- Dig into the layers of Jaime and Brienne's relationship

- Observe how "They Lay With Lions" challenges them in different ways

- Analyze these characters from an Arthurian and medievalist perspective

 
Next week: we return to Riverrun for Catelyn's first chapter!
 
 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
Episode 151: A STORM OF SWORDS, Prologue “Apocalypse Now”

Episode 151: A STORM OF SWORDS, Prologue “Apocalypse Now”

August 16, 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, some of the Night’s Watch are planning a mutiny...and that’s it. Thanks for listening, folks, thought we’d come back with a quick one!
 
This week, we: 
 

- Return in triumph and thank a lot of folks

- Talk about the setting, the space and who Chett is.

- See how the boot of oppression has helped make Chett into even more of a monster than he is

- Listen in as LC Mormont gives the plan

- Realize that Chett is kind of pathetic when it comes down to it.

- Hey, does anyone else hear horns? Three blasts perhaps?

- Analyze Mormont's strategy and how it compares to Stannis' tactics at the Battle of the Wall

 
 
 
 
Emmett's twitter: twitter.com/PoorQuentyn
 
Jeff's twitter: twitter.com/BryndenBFish
The Lord of the Rings: Chapters 3-8

The Lord of the Rings: Chapters 3-8

August 9, 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. But this week, we have a special treat. Emmett's been recording solo episodes on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings for all our patrons. We've combined chapters 3-8 into a single episode, and it's now available for everyone! If you like this one, we have many more LOTR episodes that are available to all our patrons on Patreon.  
 
Guest Episode: Angelina on Phantom of the Paradise

Guest Episode: Angelina on Phantom of the Paradise

August 2, 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 Angelina Meehan to discuss the 1974 rock opera movie Phantom of the Paradise!
 
Preview Episode for A Storm of Swords

Preview Episode for A Storm of Swords

July 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, though, he's on his own with a preview episode for ASOS! 
Guest Episode: Dr. Kavita Mudan Finn on Historical Narrators

Guest Episode: Dr. Kavita Mudan Finn on Historical Narrators

July 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!
 
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 Dr. Kavita Mudan Finn to discuss historical narrators! 
 
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