WAICGU #2: Viserys Probably Smells
“He just wants Ned to be his bitch.”
Daenerys I – Jon I
In this brand new Game of Thrones podcast from Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop in New Orleans, host Candice Huber discusses the Song of Ice and Fire series along with her mom, Gail, who is reading it for the first time and has absolutely no knowledge of Game of Thrones.
In this episode, Candice and Gail discuss Daenerys I, Eddard (Ned) I, and Jon I in A Game of Thrones. Gail meets Viserys for the first time and immediately wishes she hadn’t, compares Tyrion Lannister to one of Candice’s childhood imaginary friends, and gets angry that Robert just wants to make Ned his bitch.
If you’re a fan, listen to re-meet your favorite characters and to gain a new perspective from, as Gail puts it, “a total Game of Thrones virgin.” And if you’re in the same boat as Gail and also know nothing about ASOIAF, this is your chance to get caught up on the story with someone who is just as new to it as you are.
Read along, listen along, and follow Gail’s journey through the series as she discovers for the first time just how brutal it can be. When you read Game of Thrones with your mom, you win or you die (laughing).
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