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UBS Podcast – House of the Dragon Season 1 in Review

Julia, kylie, CarolineAnd Gretchen Name their dragons, define antagonists, and wonder if they’re safe to trust House of the Dragon as they fully discuss season one.

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The intro & outro Saltarello is performed by Stary Olsa from her album Liep​š​aje (The Best​)​ Available on Bandcamp.

episode breakdown

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 3:15 – The adjective game & fandom engagement
  • 18:45 – HOTD tops itself/the end
  • 25:20 – Missteps, favorites and Matt Daemon
  • 29:40 – Avoid and dodge, typical Airbender tactics
  • 39:20 – Season structure
  • 51:30 – What is an antagonist?
  • 1:02:00 – Liberating Violence
  • 1:09:20 – Babes and MMD
  • 1:22:30 – The dagger of everything
  • 1:32:45 – Are we going to be duped again?
  • 1:45:45 – Hopes and Dreams of Season 2
  • 1:56:20 – The Aemond of everything
  • 2:05:20 – Name your dragon!

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  • kylie

    Kylie is the Editor-in-Chief at The Fandomentals on a mission to crush all tropes. She has a penchant for complex family dynamics and is easily amused when authors include in-depth business details.

  • Julia
  • Caroline

    Caroline is a lawyer during the day, a media geek and critic at night, in the afternoon and during lunch breaks. Caroline enjoys long walks on quiet beaches so she can mentally overanalyze fictional characters and locations, and candlelit dinners that don’t cause glare on her TV screen.

  • Gretchen

    bi, she/they Gretchen is the Editor-in-Chief of Fandomentals. An unabashedly nerdy fangirl and aspiring science fiction and fantasy writer, she has opinions on things like media, representation, and ethics in storytelling.



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