A Cast of Kings - A House of the Dragon Podcast podcast

A Cast of Kings - A House of the Dragon Podcast

Decoding TV Presents A Cast of Kings: A quasi-weekly discussion of the plots, themes and highlights of the HBO series "House of the Dragon." Your hosts Dave Chen (The Filmcast and The Tobolowsky Files) and Kim Renfro (entertainment reporter at Insider, author of The Unofficial Guide to Game of Thrones) will dish up both praise and criticism and will try not to sound too pompous if the book was better. Questions, comments, oaths of fealty? Email acastofkings@gmail.com

Decoding TV Presents A Cast of Kings: A quasi-weekly discussion of the plots, themes and highlights of the HBO series "House of the Dragon." Your hosts Dave Chen (The Filmcast and The Tobolowsky Files) and Kim Renfro (entertainment reporter at Insider, author of The Unofficial Guide to Game of Thrones) will dish up both praise and criticism and will try not to sound too pompous if the book was better. Questions, comments, oaths of fealty? Email acastofkings@gmail.com

 

#121

House of the Dragon S2E02 - Rhaenyra the Cruel

In this episode of A Cast of Kings, David Chen, Jessie Earl, and Kim Renfro dive into House of the Dragon’s second episode, "Rhaenyra the Cruel." How is Aegon’s character shaping up this season? Are Otto’s reaction shots going to be the source of amazing gifs and memes? What do we think about how the show is introducing us to the smallfolk? And what exactly happened in the battle between Erryk and Arryk, anyway? Listen to hear us discuss all these questions and more!  Links: ---Email us at acastofkings(AT)gmail(DOT)com --- [Subscribe to Decoding TV on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/@decodingtv) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Buy Kim Renfro's book about Game of Thrones] (https://parents.simonandschuster.com/9781982116415) --- [Subscribe to Jessie Gender on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/@JessieGender1) --- [Learn more about Jessie Earl's movie, Identiteaze ] (https://nebula.tv/identiteaze) ... Read more

15 hrs Ago

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:05

15 hrs Ago


#120

Bonus Ep: The Saga of Blood and Cheese

To get bonus episodes all season, become a paid subscriber at <a href="https://www.decodingtv.com"> [decodingtv.com] (http://decodingtv.com) </a>. David, Jessie, and Kim discuss some of the ways 'House of the Dragon's' season premiere changed the book. In this bonus episode for A Cast of Kings, David Chen, Jessie Earl, and Kim Renfro, discuss the saga of Blood and Cheese and how the season premiere of House of the Dragon changed certain elements from the book.  What did we make of the changes? Did they make things more or less effective? And is the show still in dialogue with the book, as it was in season 1? Listen to hear us discuss all these questions and more! Links: ---Email us at acastofkings(AT)gmail(DOT)com --- [Subscribe to Decoding TV on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/@decodingtv) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Buy Kim Renfro's book about Game of Thrones] (https://parents.simonandschuster.com/9781982116415) --- [Subscribe to Jessie Gender on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/@JessieGender1) --- [Learn more about Jessie Earl's movie, Identiteaze ] (https://nebula.tv/identiteaze) ... Read more

21 Jun 2024

27 MINS

27:17

21 Jun 2024


#119

House of the Dragon S2E01 - A Son for a Son

This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Visit <a href="https://BetterHelp.com/castofkings"> [BetterHelp.com/castofkings] (http://BetterHelp.com/castofkings) </a> today to get 10% off your first month. [Help keep podcasts like A Cast of Kings going by becoming a paid member at ] (http://www.decodingtv.com/) [DecodingTV.com] (http://decodingtv.com/) . A Cast of Kings is back to cover season 2 of House of the Dragon! In this episode, David Chen, Jessie Earl, and Kim Renfro dive into House of the Dragon’s season 2 premiere, "A Son for a Son." This episode shows us the immediate aftermath of the events from season 1's finale. Will Aegon be a better king than Viserys? Will Alicent be able to stem the bloodletting? Will Daemon's plans bring Rhaenyra to ruin? Listen to hear us discuss all these questions and more!  Links: ---Email us at acastofkings(AT)gmail(DOT)com --- [Subscribe to Decoding TV on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/@decodingtv) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Buy Kim Renfro's book about Game of Thrones] (https://parents.simonandschuster.com/9781982116415) --- [Subscribe to Jessie Gender on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/@JessieGender1) --- [Learn more about Jessie Earl's movie, Identiteaze ] (https://nebula.tv/identiteaze) ... Read more

17 Jun 2024

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:01

17 Jun 2024


#118

House of the Dragon Season 2 Preview: Reacting to the Black and Green Trailers

We are less than two months away from the premiere of House of the Dragon season 2, which is scheduled to hit Max on June 16th. In this bonus episode of A Cast of Kings, David and Kim Renfro welcome Jessie Earl to the podcast and discuss the plan for the year. Then, it’s time to run down all the recent Thrones-related. What do we think about the prospect of The Tales of Dunk and Egg as a new series? Were we disappointed to hear that the Jon Snow spin-off has been shelved? And what was our reaction to the recent release of a Green and Black trailer for House of the Dragon? Listen to hear us discuss all these questions and more! We’ll be back in June with recaps and reviews of House of the Dragon season 2. Links: ---Spin-off news ------ [Dunk and Egg has been cast] (https://variety.com/2024/tv/news/game-of-thrones-prequel-hedge-knight-knight-of-the-seven-kingdoms-cast-peter-claffey-dexter-sol-ansell-1235961895/) ------ [Jon Snow shelved] (https://www.rollingstone.com/tv-movies/tv-movie-news/game-of-thrones-spin-off-jon-snow-shelved-kit-harington-1235001437/) ------ [Images of Blood Moon ] (https://www.gamespot.com/articles/see-first-images-of-canceled-game-of-thrones-prequel-blood-moon/1100-6520828/) ---Reacting to the trailers ------ [Green trailer] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnxB9xZByyQ) ------ [Black trailer ] (https://youtu.be/csSaSrJJPRs?si=R0MiRU6jtxJf2IVJ) --- [Subscribe to Jessie Gender on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/@JessieGender1) --- [Learn more about Jessie’s short film, Identiteaze] (https://go.nebula.tv/identiteaze) --- [Follow this podcast on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@decodingtv) --- [Subscribe to David’s free newsletter, Decoding Everything] (http://www.decodingeverything.com/) --- [Follow David on Instagram] (http://instagram.com/davechensky) --- [Follow David on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@davechensky) ... Read more

19 Apr 2024

42 MINS

42:11

19 Apr 2024


#117

Decoding TV: Succession Season 3 Look-Back and Season 4 Preview

Big news: Kim Renfro and David Chen will be recapping Succession for its 4th and final season!  In this special season 4 preview episode for Decoding TV, we discuss: ---Why is it we love Succession so much? ---Where we left off with each of the Roy characters at the end of season 3 ---Jesse Armstrong’s comments on why he wanted to end the show ---Where we think season 4 will wrap up ---Where we want to see each of the Roys end up ---The biggest jettisoned plotlines from earlier on in the show ---And much more! To get the rest of the episodes, head over to [podcast.decodingtv.com] (http://www.podcast.decodingtv.com) or find us wherever you get your podcasts! You can also follow Decoding TV on: --- [Twitter] (http://twitter.com/decodingtv) --- [Instagram] (http://instagram.com/decodingtv) --- [Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@decodingtv) --- [YouTube] (http://youtube.com/decodingtv) ... Read more

22 Mar 2023

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:24

22 Mar 2023


#116

Decoding TV Preview: 1899 Season 1

Over on the Decoding TV podcast, David Chen, Joy, and Kim Renfro recorded a bonus episode discussing season 1 of Netflix's 1899.  In this excerpt we discussed our overall thoughts on the show. Later, we dive into our thoughts on the production design, each character's arc, and the unexpected ending to season 1.  This clip contains the NON-SPOILER parts of our conversation. To listen to our full spoiler chat, [go here] (https://shows.acast.com/decodingtv/episodes/1899-season-1-review) . Find [Decoding TV on Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1163344992?mt=2) or wherever your podcasts are found. ... Read more

23 Dec 2022

25 MINS

25:00

23 Dec 2022


#115

Bonus Ep. - Dispatch from the Game of Thrones Official Fan Convention

David Chen and Kim Renfro are back! In this bonus episode, Kim Renfro describes her experiences attending the [Game of Thrones Official Fan Convention] (https://www.creationent.com/got_wp/) (the first officially licensed fan convention!). Which panels did she see and what did she learn about the current and future state of Game of Thrones/House of the Dragon? Listen to find out! Links: --- [Subscribe to this podcast on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow A Cast of Kings on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Find Kim’s work at Insider] (https://www.insider.com/author/kim-renfro) ... Read more

16 Dec 2022

28 MINS

28:38

16 Dec 2022


#114

House of the Dragon Season 1 Post-Mortem

[Subscribe to the Decoding TV podcast and hear us cover shows like The White Lotus, Andor, and many more!] (http://podcast.decodingtv.com) In this A Cast of Kings bonus episode, David Chen and Kim Renfro reflect on the first season of House of the Dragon. What questions remain unanswered? What themes stick out the most? And what was it like to make a podcast about it all? Listen to find out.  Programming note:  Kim and I plan to do other bonus episodes throughout the year as Game of Thrones/House of the Dragon news breaks. Keep it tuned in to A Cast of Kings for more! Links: --- [WATCH: David's special send-off for Kim this season] (https://twitter.com/davechensky/status/1587523557277720576) --- [Kim Renfro: What book chapters should you read to brush up on House of the Dragon?] (https://twitter.com/kimrrenfro/status/1587519818457964545)   --- [Kim Renfro: 11 questions the House of the Dragon season left unanswered] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-questions-left-unanswered-season-one-finale) --- [Subscribe to this podcast on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Follow David on Twitter] (http://twitter.com/davechensky) --- [Follow Kim on Twitter ] (https://twitter.com/kimrrenfro) ... Read more

02 Nov 2022

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:13

02 Nov 2022


#113

Decoding TV Bonus Ep: The White Lotus Season 1 Lookback and Season 2 Preview (with Roxana Hadadi)

Hey folks, it's David Chen here. The second season of The White Lotus will debut on October 30 on HBO and run for 7 episodes, and I’m thrilled to share that the Decoding TV podcast will be recapping and reviewing each episode. Furthermore, I’m excited to announce that my co-host will be Roxana Hadadi, a TV critic at [Vulture.com] (http://Vulture.com) and one of my favorite writers on the internet today. In this Decoding TV bonus ep, we discuss season 1 of The White Lotus, with a particular focus on its finale. Where did we leave off with each of these characters? What was this show trying to say about wealth and privilege, and how effectively did it say it? And what about that whole murder mystery plot? Listen to hear our thoughts on all of the above! To listen to the rest of the show, subscribe at [podcast.decodingtv.com] (http://podcast.decodingtv.com) . ... Read more

27 Oct 2022

59 MINS

59:07

27 Oct 2022


#112

House of the Dragon S1E10 - The Black Queen

<a href="http://www.decodingtv.com">Help keep podcasts like A Cast of Kings going by becoming a paid member at [DecodingTV.com] (http://DecodingTV.com) !</a> In this episode of A Cast of Kings, David Chen and Kim Renfro dive into House of the Dragon’s season 1 finale, “The Black Queen.” Rhaenyra learns of what went down at King’s Landing next week, prompting her and Daemon to take immediate action. But can Rhaenyra prevent tragedy from befalling the kingdom, as well as her family?  Where is this show going with all the references to the ASOIAF prophecy? What’s up with the depiction of Daemon this episode? What are the major differences between the show and the books when it comes to this episode’s events? How will the Dance of the Dragons play out? Now that season 1 is over, will David stop complaining about the time jumps? Listen to hear our thoughts! Programming note: Kim and I will record at least one additional bonus episode next week, and we plan to do other bonus episodes throughout the year as Game of Thrones/House of the Dragon news breaks. Keep it tuned in to A Cast of Kings for more! Links: --- [Kim Renfro: 8 details you might’ve missed] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-season-1-episode-10-finale-recap-details-you-missed-2022-10) --- [Kim Renfro: How HOTD made an important change to a tragic death] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-finale-how-luke-dies-fire-and-blood-2022-10) --- [Listen to our Twitter Space reacting to this episode] (https://twitter.com/davechensky/status/1584373368425697281) --- [Subscribe to this podcast on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Follow David on Twitter] (http://twitter.com/davechensky) --- [Follow Kim on Twitter] (https://twitter.com/kimrrenfro) ... Read more

25 Oct 2022

1 HR 43 MINS

1:43:13

25 Oct 2022


#111

House of the Dragon S1E09 - The Green Council

In this episode of A Cast of Kings, David Chen and Kim Renfro dive into House of the Dragon’s ninth episode, “The Green Council.” Major events leave the Small Council divided on how to proceed. But who will have the upper hand? Should Aegon really be king or is Aemond really better prepared? Why is Ser Criston able to just do WTF he wants with no consequences? Will Alicent ever realize the grave error that she’s made? And what’s Larys’s whole deal anyway? Listen to hear our thoughts! Thanks to our sponsors this episode: --- Private Internet Access: Head to [PIAVPN.com/kings] (http://PIAVPN.com/kings) and get an 82% discount. --- Uncommon Goods: To get 15% off your next gift, go to [uncommongoods.com/KINGS] (http://www.uncommongoods.com/KINGS) . Links: --- [Kim Renfro: 10 Details You Might’ve Missed] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-season-1-episode-9-recap-details-analysis-2022-10) --- [David Chen’s tweet about the one guy in the crowd] (https://twitter.com/davechensky/status/1581837694736662528) --- [Subscribe to this podcast on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Follow David on Twitter] (http://twitter.com/davechensky) --- [Follow Kim on Twitter] (https://twitter.com/kimrrenfro) ... Read more

18 Oct 2022

1 HR 48 MINS

1:48:21

18 Oct 2022


#110

House of the Dragon S1E08 - The Lord of the Tides

<a href="http://www.decodingtv.com">Support this podcast by becoming a paid member at [DecodingTV.com] (http://DecodingTV.com) !</a> In this episode of A Cast of Kings, David Chen and Kim Renfro dive into House of the Dragon’s eighth episode, “The Lord of the Tides.” It’s the end of the line for Viserys as his whole family converges on King’s Landing to have one last extremely civil debate about the true line of succession. What’s going on with the disparate aging of the characters in the show? What is the dynamic between Rhaenyra and Alicent? Are we really going to hinge everything that happens next on a simple prophecy misunderstanding?? Listen to hear our thoughts! Links: --- [Kim Renfro: 7 details you might’ve missed] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-season-1-episode-8-recap-hbo-2022-10) --- [Kim Renfro: A timeline of major events] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-timeline-of-major-events) --- [Subscribe to this podcast on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Follow David on Twitter] (http://twitter.com/davechensky) --- [Follow Kim on Twitter] (https://twitter.com/kimrrenfro) ... Read more

11 Oct 2022

1 HR 35 MINS

1:35:17

11 Oct 2022


#109

Wondery Presents: The Rewatcher: Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Welcome to the Hellmouth Weirdos! Your favorite Morbid hosts Ash and Alaina are branching out from true crime and heading to Sunnydale for the ultimate Buffy the Vampire Slayer Rewatch podcast! Alaina is a Buffy superfan and Ash has never watched a single episode, so whether you’re Team Angel, Team Spike, or have no clue who those people are…they’ve got you covered! Join them each week as they slay their way through the series, episode by episode, re-watching, and watching for the very first time. They’ll break down Buffy and her friends adventures through weekly recaps, categories, and awards while Ash takes some (wooden stake) stabs at predicting what she thinks will happen next. They'll also welcome the occasional Buffy cast member, guest star, or celebrity superfan to join in the slaying. Listen to The Rewatcher: [http://wondery.fm/ACOK_ReWatcher] (http://wondery.fm/ACOK_ReWatcher) ... Read more

04 Oct 2022

04 MINS

04:26

04 Oct 2022


#108

House of the Dragon S1E07 - Driftmark

<a href="http://decodingtv.com">Support this podcast and get ad-free episodes and bonus episodes by becoming a paid member at [DecodingTV.com] (http://DecodingTV.com) !</a> In this episode of A Cast of Kings, David Chen and Kim Renfro dive into House of the Dragon’s seventh episode, “Driftmark.” In this episode, a sudden death in the family brings disparate folks together from across the kingdom and introduces new tensions. How might the resulting conflicts reverberate through the rest of the show? Listen to hear our speculations and analyses. Thanks to our sponsor this week: ---Go to [expressvpn.com/castofkings] (http://expressvpn.com/castofkings) and get an extra 3 months free on a one-year package Links: --- [Kim Renfro: 5 Details You Might’ve Missed] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-season-1-episode-7-recap-hbo-2022-9) --- [Kim Renfro: Why This Episode Surprised Even Bookreaders] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-laenor-qarl-change-fire-and-blood-deaths-2022-9) --- [Subscribe to this podcast on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Follow David on Twitter] (http://twitter.com/davechensky) --- [Follow Kim on Twitter] (https://twitter.com/kimrrenfro) ... Read more

03 Oct 2022

1 HR 33 MINS

1:33:17

03 Oct 2022


#107

House of the Dragon S1E06 - The Princess and the Queen

<a href="http://www.decodingtv.com">Support this podcast by becoming a paid member at [DecodingTV.com] (http://DecodingTV.com) !</a> In this episode of A Cast of Kings, David Chen and Kim Renfro dive into House of the Dragon’s sixth episode, “The Princess and the Queen.” In this episode we jump forward 10 years in time to find that Daemon is much more mellow, Larys is much more sketchy, Alicent is much more intense about protecting her children, and Rhaenyra just wants to GTFO. But does it all work as a TV show? Listen to find out. Thanks to our sponsor this week, MintMobile. To get your new wireless plan for just 15 bucks a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for FREE, go to [mintmobile.com/kings.] (http://www.mintmobile.com/kings) Links: --- [The Decoding TV podcast is covering Andor, She-Hulk, and The Rings of Power. Subscribe here!] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/decoding-tv/id1163344992) --- [Kim Renfro: Details you might've missed from this episode] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-season-1-episode-6-recap-hbo-2022-9) --- [Subscribe to this podcast on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Follow David on Twitter] (http://twitter.com/davechensky) --- [Follow Kim on Twitter ] (https://twitter.com/kimrrenfro) ... Read more

27 Sep 2022

1 HR 50 MINS

1:50:39

27 Sep 2022


#106

Bonus Ep. Preview - Spartacus, Why Viserys Favors Rhaenyra, The Status of George's Books

This is a preview of a bonus episode where Kim Renfro and David Chen discuss this show's use of time jumps. [To get the rest of this episode, other bonus episodes, and ad-free episodes of the podcast, consider supporting this show by becoming a paid member at ] (http://www.decodingtv.com/) <a href="http://decodingtv.com/"> [DecodingTV.com] (http://DecodingTV.com) </a>! Links: --- [Subscribe to this show on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow this podcast on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Follow David Chen on Twitter] (http://twitter.com/davechensky) --- [Follow Kim Renfro on Twitter] (http://www.twitter.com/kimrrenfro) ... Read more

23 Sep 2022

25 MINS

25:25

23 Sep 2022


#105

House of the Dragon S1E05 - We Light the Way

[Support this podcast by becoming a paid member at DecodingTV.com!] (http://www.decodingtv.com) In this episode of A Cast of Kings, David Chen and Kim Renfro dive into House of the Dragon’s fifth episode, “We Light The Way.” Does this episode give Lady Royce fans what they want? What is the sexual equivalent of roasted duck? Will it ever be a good idea to go to a wedding in Westeros? Listen to find out! Thanks to our sponsor this week, HelloFresh. Go to [Hellofresh.com/kings65] (http://www.hellofresh.com/kings65) and use code "kings65" to get 65% plus free shipping! Links: ---For quality written content about House of the Dragon and many other shows, check out the [Episodic Medium] (http://episodicmedium.substack.com/) newsletter. --- [Kickstarter video to remove the rat from The Departed] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ul-aswQQHRc) --- [The Decoding TV podcast is covering Andor, She-Hulk, and The Rings of Power. Subscribe here!] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/decoding-tv/id1163344992) --- [Kim Renfro: Six details you might have missed in this week’s episode] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-season-1-episode-5-recap-hbo-2022-9) --- [Subscribe to this podcast on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Follow David on Twitter] (http://twitter.com/davechensky) --- [Follow Kim on Twitter] (https://twitter.com/kimrrenfro) ... Read more

20 Sep 2022

1 HR 27 MINS

1:27:18

20 Sep 2022


#104

Bonus Ep. Preview - Time Jumps in 'House of the Dragon'

This is a preview of a bonus episode where Kim Renfro and David Chen discuss this show's use of time jumps. <a href="http://www.decodingtv.com">To get the rest of this episode, other bonus episodes, and ad-free episodes of the podcast, consider supporting this show by becoming a paid member at [DecodingTV.com] (http://DecodingTV.com) </a>! Links: --- [Subscribe to this show on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow this podcast on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Follow David Chen on Twitter ] (http://twitter.com/davechensky) ... Read more

15 Sep 2022

19 MINS

19:10

15 Sep 2022


#103

House of the Dragon S1E04 - King of the Narrow Sea

Who is most worthy of Rhaenyra’s hand in marriage? How does House of the Dragon resemble Aladdin? Will we ever be able to look at Paddy Considine in the same way again? Listen to find out! Links: ---Thanks to our sponsor this episode, Manscaped! Get 20% Off and free shipping with the code CASTOFKINGS at [Manscaped.com] (http://manscaped.com) . ---For quality written content about House of the Dragon and many other shows, check out the [Episodic Medium] (http://episodicmedium.substack.com) newsletter. --- [The Decoding TV podcast is covering She-Hulk and Rings of Power. Subscribe here!] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/decoding-tv/id1163344992) --- [Kim Renfro: 11 Details You Might've Missed] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-season-1-episode-4-recap-hbo-2022-9) --- [Subscribe to this podcast on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Follow David on Twitter] (http://twitter.com/davechensky) ... Read more

13 Sep 2022

1 HR 24 MINS

1:24:14

13 Sep 2022


#102

House of the Dragon S1E03 - Second of His Name

<a href="http://www.decodingtv.com/">Support this podcast and get ad-free/bonus episodes by becoming a member at [DecodingTV.com] (http://DecodingTV.com) </a> In this episode of A Cast of Kings, David Chen and Kim Renfro dive into House of the Dragon’s third episode, “Second of His Name.”  This week another massive time jump resets the status quo. What are the positives and negatives of these time jumps from a storytelling perspective? Why is Viserys so indecisive about who is heir should be? What are the parallels between Rhaenyra and Danny from Game of Thrones? Who is Johanna Swan, exactly? Who were those dudes eyeing Rhaenyra when she got back to camp? Listen to find out! Links: --- [THR: Miguel Sapochnik leaves House] (https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/house-of-the-dragon-miguel-sapochnik-leaving-1235208276/) --- [House of the Dragon’s time jumps are a problem] (https://www.theringer.com/house-of-the-dragon/2022/9/4/23337203/house-of-the-dragon-episode-three-time-jumps) --- [The Decoding TV podcast will cover Rings of Power. Subscribe here!] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/decoding-tv/id1163344992) --- [Kim Renfro: 11 Details You Might’ve Missed from this Episode] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-season-1-episode-3-recap-hbo-2022-9) --- [Subscribe to this podcast on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Follow David on Twitter ] (http://twitter.com/davechensky) ... Read more

06 Sep 2022

1 HR 26 MINS

1:26:31

06 Sep 2022


#101

House of the Dragon S1E02 - The Rogue Prince

<a href="http://www.decodingtv.com">Support this podcast and get ad-free/bonus episodes by becoming a member at [DecodingTV.com] (http://DecodingTV.com) </a> In this episode of A Cast of Kings, David Chen and Kim Renfro dive into House of the Dragon’s second episode, “The Rogue Prince.” How questionable are Daemon and Viserys’s decisions? What’s up with this new opening credits sequence? What on earth is happening with Mysaria’s accent? Listen and find out!  Links: --- [The Decoding TV podcast will cover Rings of Power. Subscribe to the free podcast here!] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/decoding-tv/id1163344992) --- [Check out this Twitter breakdown of the opening credits sequence] (https://twitter.com/conquerorscrown/status/1564055481865289728?s=21&t=4kBfEr8tXHSfgNl3GNxkzA) --- [Subscribe to this podcast on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCto-WqeTt2SrkAybReUAiPA) --- [Follow us on Tiktok] (http://tiktok.com/@acastofkings) --- [Kim Renfro: Why some characters will be played by different actors] (https://www.insider.com/house-of-the-dragon-ryan-condal-why-children-adult-character-ages-change-actors-2022-8) --- [Follow David on Twitter] (http://twitter.com/davechensky) ... Read more

30 Aug 2022

1 HR 29 MINS

1:29:07

30 Aug 2022