Dave Brasgalla joins host Ged Maheux to discuss the upcoming final season of HBO's Game of Thrones. We talk about sigils (emblems), historical context and wallpapers. Finally, a spoiler warning before chatting up some of our predictions for the finale.
Detailed show notes for Episode 002:
• What is a sigil?
• The history of Scottish tartans
• The Lannisters, Grayjoys & Targaryen sigils
• Illustrated Fire & Ice by artist Jeffrey Jones
• Dave's participation in medieval historical re-enactments
• The Middle Ages & how it relates to Game of Thrones
• Coat of Arms (colors, symbolism & more)
• Creation of the Game of Thrones wallpapers
• SPOILER ALERT
• Cersei's not pleased
• Jamie's character arc
• Of dragons
• Hard Home
• The Great Hook Up
• The Nine Lives of Littlefinger
• Our favorite characters & their fates
• The collective GoT experience
• Buffy's 'Once More with Feeling'
• Wrap ups & shout outs
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