Game of Owns - The Game of Thrones podcast

The GOO cast sends their warmest holiday wishes, including a listener-requested Game of Thrones version of "Twas The Night Before Christmas," read by Micah. Happy holidays and Happy New Year! The Owns will resume in 2013...

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Today's casual Friday episode focuses mostly on the "Season 3: In Production" video featuring interviews and footage from the tertiary season of our favorite HBO show. Selina and Micah are more forthcoming than they usually are regarding some of the events that pertain to later "Song of Ice and Fire" books, so listener beware! Responses to our holiday challenges from earlier in the week are also read live.

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In today’s GOO, we invent Westeros Rock and invite you all to submit your best band names! We then move beyond the Wall with Jon Snow as the first battle in the Ice versus Fire war is fought, and begin filling up our Christmas tree with the decorations you have submitted to us.

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It doesn't take a trip to the Wall for our fearless hosts to feel the winds of Winter on their backs, and so they begin to decorate their Game of Owns Christmas tree. Was King Robert the Chris Kringle of King's Landing? Now that he's gone, Queen Cersei summons our heroine Sansa Stark from her tower chamber, Jeyne Poole is given a choice between cake or death (or very similar), and the terrifying trinity of Cersei, Petyr and Varys show us just how far they will go achieve their ends.

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As the week draws to a close, the swordsmen of Game of Owns fight on through the weary battle toward what is hoped to be an everlasting weekend, riddled with bodies of the men of the North. Arya is fleeing an interrupted dancing lesson as she comes face to face with real mortal peril, only to be saved by hiding once where she was most frightened. It’s Friday on GOO, cheers to a great weekend.

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The end of Ned Stark's gameless streak has finally reached the podcast as Eric, Zack, and Micah meet once again to share predictions on his future, the future of the realm, and the future of our Planet Earth.

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It's just the boys this week as Eric, Micah, and Zack dive into an Owns only episode on this fine weekday. Gentlemen's Quarterly magazine recently highlighted the fabled Game of Thrones Blackwater episode with a splendid article and interview, Season 3 has a new in-depth production video, and Seinfield meets Game of Thrones — only on GOO.

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In true GOO fashion, your four hosts celebrate alongside The NIght's Watch in commemoration of a new graduating class, and the first appearance of the North's Sorting Hat.

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The good King Robert has been ridden to his bed once again, but not for recreational purposes. No, the brutal assault from Eric's prized pageant boar has left our leader in shambles, and Ned Stark must now carry the future of Westeros.

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Join Daenerys Targaryen and her big brother as they get into all kinds of hijinx this Monday, including but not limited to: drinking spoiled milk, consuming a stallion's warm, still beating heart — and enjoying a shower of molten golden coins.

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Within four stacks of mattress materials, Game of Owns is back this Friday with another chapter forward in A Game of Thrones, visiting in with Neddard Stark as he resists the womanly advances of the ever beautiful Queen.

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Hump day this week was crafted in the fires of a dragon jaw to bring you Selina, Eric, Zack, and Micah's joyous readings of the next chapter in the Game of Owns read through of A Game of Thrones. Arya, Sansa, and Septa share a conversation that reaches volcanic temperatures, forcing the both of them to be sent to the Principle's Office.

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The temptest subsides this Monday as the heroes four reunite once again in full force to press onward in book one, A Game of Thrones. Ned Stark sits atop the throne in the midst of his questionable physical condition to declare injustice for the good of the suburban people.

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Eric and Zack make their way across the High Road with Tyrion and Bronn, sharing short stories along the way.

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In the wake of Hodor Week, Eric and Zack meet to piece apart Jon Snow's rendezvous with Maester Aemon Targaryen and the woundrously amazing Chett. It's back to the books today on Game of Owns.

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In this final edition and closing of Hodor Week, Kristian and the GOO hosts piece apart recipes of Thrones' dynamic and mass appeal — in addition to diving further into the upcoming Season 3 and his past, present, and future in the career of acting.

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Silver of hair? In this second part of Kristian Nairn's first visit to the show, the future of his character Hodor is theorized alongside the GOO cast in addition to answering an entire wheelbarrow full of your listener submitted questions. 

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Fresh after an intense mid-week DJ session, Hodor himself joins Eric, Zack, and Selina on the show and talks some about the early days just before being casted for the HBO series and beyond.

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Selina, Eric, and Zack sort out each other's personality traits in relation to characters in the series, Jorah says Khaleesi too much, and a handful of stealthy Instragram photos make their way into this very casual Friday.

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Wishes of a Happy Halloween to you and yours are tossed around in this week's hump day extravaganza, where the yawn-inducing fight for Tyrion's freedom raises a few hostful eyebrows.

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As the promise of impending doom draws near, your hosts begin the week slicing and dicing the ever famous bedchamber scene in which Ned sips poppy and the King sips just too much wine.

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An earth-shattering discovery sets this Friday in motion as the GOO four coordinate evenings for the sake of Tyrion Lannister and his new best friend.

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The perfect Halloween costume is revealed for one of our heroes, and another chapter is disucssed in which Theon Greyjoy saves the day with a crack-shotted arrow in the general direction of a Stark brother.

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Healed vocal chords and companionship course through the start of the week as the full GOO cast enter Vaes Dothrak, hand in hand.

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Eric and Zack fill the first thrice weekly Friday with talks of the recently fattened budget Game of Thrones Season 3 has been handed on a platter crafted with only the finest silver, how other shows may not quite be up to par with Thrones, and how theories are more fun with generous helpings of mystery.

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Eric, Micah, and Zack are joined by special guest and GOO shipper Jessica Chapman to talk Chapter 35 and beyond. Some of your Owns are mentioned, bastards are debated, and the first hump day episode officially happens.

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Selina is absent this week as the boys gaze deep into the sheer magnificence of the Eyrie and its many local creatures. Tyrion and Bronn finally become friends, Catelyn makes a late night journey, and a brand new shown is born.

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In a month long break fraught with peril and glimpses into the unknown, the heroes four return with a brand new episode to close the traditional format of the show as it has been knowned. Two of our hosts are breakin in new homes, one welcomes someone new into his own home, and the other sits proudly atop the recently renovated manor paid for in full by Unce Ray himself. Learn why the latest award show was upsetting, what is the best to come in Season 3, and how to properly explain Game of Thrones to different people.

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Your favorite four heroes are back to face the insurmountable mission that is podcasting directly underneath the shadow of a dragon. Well, not really, but they do tackle the fandom-wide confusion surrounding Lord Varys and his possible magical abilities, and which home is the shiniest in all of the realm. In this episode, join the debate that is drawing a clear line down the foursome; Would you have sentence the Targaryean girl to death, or would you have let her run free in the Ghostgrass?

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The fourth is strong with GOO this week as Micah returns from his staycation with George RR Martin, building a new East Wing onto his sprawling estate in Long Island. We discover near the top of this week's episode that Joffrey Baratheon's controversial lineage may not be so controversial after all, and that silk robes are proper podcasting attire. Detective Nedward Stark moves forward with his investigation as your band of heroes travel further into the first book of your favorite white walking HBO series.

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Your favorite team of armor-clad individuals are back for another rant laden episode of Game of Owns. Actually, the team is minus one member, but substituted with a top draft pick from Team Hypable, becoming the first ever special guest on this program. Tyrion and Jon exchange a chilly good, Rickon is sinister, and Detective Ned is fathered into the world. The very end of this series may have been uncovered in only these 5 chapters as the team continues analysis of Book 1 in the Song of Ice and Fire Series.

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A new stack of chapters has been laid upon our heroes this week. Which is lucky, because inside of this very episode, their favorite chapter thus far has been discovered. Meet some of the story's most dastardly villains, learn about new knitting habits, and wade through the tangled opinions and theories regarding a heavily political block of reading. Oh, and this episode is virtually unedited. Enjoy!

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It is now time to visit yet another block of chapters in the first volume of Uncle Ray's fabled tome collection commonly referred to as the Song of Ice and Fire series. Zack is back and comes with tales from deep into the North of the Wall where Selina has been traveling for the past several days. Eric begins this week's episode with news from a convention he and one of our heroes sailed endless hours to attend during the hiatus, and Micah reached via satellite. Dany is tying the knot with a scary man and his lengthy, well-oiled collection of hair, Catelyn fully realizes her need for gauntlets, Ned and Robert share a broment, and Jon snow learns a thing or two about life.

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This week the GOO team is one short, yet tackling chapters 6-10 with the force of a rampaging Hodor. Learn more about upcoming Thrones Comic Con plans and how to carefully handle a book in the most proper fashion. In addition to all of the incredible things written above, it must be mentioned that the original Imp Slap does in fact happen inside of the text discussed in this very episode.

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This marks the first week your one and only GOO cast begin to look over the ASOIAF series chapter-by-chapter, beginning with the prologue and continuing through to the fifth chapter. Meet some of your favorite characters for the first time, and listen to some of your own Westerosian draft choices being criticially analyzed at the top and just toward closing. Also, Eric unfortunately had to leave the recording of this episode sometime after the halfway point, only to leave it filled with sleep deprived podcasters hell bent on creating nothing but pure magic.

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This week begins with a close look into the recent Sword and Laser interview with George RR Martin, where he revealed many interesting bits that make the story, overall composition, and the future schedule of the series as a whole more clear to your four hosts. The future layout of the Game of Owns podcast is finally discussed in great detail, and a handful of the emails you have sent in over the course of the show thus far spark even further discussion. It must be mentioned that they end with the brand new (one time only) segment, Draft Your Westerosian Starting Five.

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Reeling from the finale that finished the second series of HBO and Game of Thrones lore, your four heroes meet simultaneously to offiically debrief and head with confidence into the offseason. A few owns from the new Game of Owns website are woven into bits of conversation as the future of some of the favorite characters are put into theoretical debate. One host references 1990s era organized wrestling competitions, another speaks Elivsh, and in a singularly estranged moment, one asks HBO for the chance to be beheaded and place on top of a spear.

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In the midst of time travel, our heroes brave the emotional free-for-all that is this Game of Thrones season 2 finale.

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The epic Clash of Kings happening directly in the midst of the Landing of Kings is upon us, and this week 3 of our podcasting heroes finallly meet to discuss the goings on and implications of the grueling (and long awaited) battle and conflict that took place inside of Blackwater Bay. Rally with the hosts this week as they pinpoint the influence Martin himself laid into the episode, and the several bits of Lord of the Rings that may have made its way into the fight as well. As the series is drawing to an ever nearer close, several relationships and loose-ends begin to wrap up in this incredibly hyped meeting of the Kings.

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The longest GOO to date takes place this week as the full cast unite for a discussion of the latest episode in the HBO series Game of Thrones, just before the long awaited Blackwater episode arrives. Zack threatens an actor from the show, Terrance gets a little too worked up over a certain scene, Selina questions Eric motives in regards to Jon Snow, and Micah shares a very recent personal situation where may have encountered a leader of the Seven Kingdoms.

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Men without honor litter the conversations this week as the team jumps right in to human BBQ scenarios that one of our hosts may or may not be visiting just after the recording of this episode. Your Owns of the Week are read just at the top of the show, setting a precedent and leading them in to the reveal that HBO has done some reshooting due to opinions on a previous episode. Is that a woman? No. It is just the boys this week on Game of Owns.

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An episode of quick changes in character have driven the hosts to question their feelings toward certain characters, and in one case, overlook evil doing. For the first time ever Owns of the Week from you the listeners have landed into the episode, and the bigger picture of the series as a whole is discussed. Wiggle your hips with us this week on Game of Owns.

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We have reached the midpoint of Series 2, and just the beginning of the Game of Owns podcast. Our panel of hosts have sharp and mixed reactions to the several jaw-dropping moments from "The Ghost of Harrenhal" including but not limited to Melisandre and her tattoo, Tryion and the demon monkey, and the stark lark of pornography inside of this episode.

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As the series wears on, so does this podcast. Join Game of Owns this week as they celebrate a very special birthday, and hold a brainstorming session to gather which sort of brothel they would like to open in the future and what sort of amenities their workplace would offer. The latest episode of Game of Thrones was discussed with much detail, and we learn that the torture artist inside of Harrenhal may in fact be a double agent working with Renly Baratheon: fact or fiction? Lots to cover on Game of Owns this week, so dive in.

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Game of Owns is back! Follow along with our panel of hosts as the latest episode of the HBO Game of Thrones series "What is Dead May Never Die" is carefully dissected and theorized. Learn about countryside giants (not the rock band), how to pronounce things, and why one of the hosts is afraid of Bran Stark switching fandoms.

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Game of Owns is back with a full panel this week, buzzing with the excitement of the latest Game of Thrones episode "The Night Lands". Do some of hosts feel sorry for Cersei? What is Crastor doing with the White Walkers? What happened when Zack and Eric went shopping? And what exactly happened on that map table? Find out this week on Game of Owns.

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The second ever episode of Game of Owns, an imp slap is born.

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It begins here.

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