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House of R

Welcome to ‘House of R,’ where Mallory Rubin and Joanna Robinson explore your favorite fictional universes with their signature Deep Dives into everything from ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Star Wars,’ ‘The Lord of the Rings’ to Marvel, and beyond. Whether they’re parsing mythology, story themes, and character arcs or tracing influences across decades of fantasy and sci-fi stories, Jo and Mal will be here weekly with Deep Dives into new nerd culture releases, nostalgic revisitations of their favorite tales in fandom, Tropes Course examinations, Hall of Fame inductions, Hype Meters, drafts, mailbags, watch lists, top moments countdowns, recommendations, and more.

‘House of the Dragon’ Season 2, Episode 1 Deep Dive

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  • 110 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 03:30:41

Gods be good! The time has come for Mal and Jo to take their place on the Iron Throne and dive deep into the Season 2 premiere of 'House of the Dragon.' They begin with their opening snapshot and discuss the excitement of returning to the wonderful world of Westeros (04:50). Then they begin their patented deep dive and go scene by scene for all of the action and intrigue that the Dance of the Dragons brings (09:44). Be sure to get tickets for the Ringer Residency in Los Angeles this summer! Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Joanna Robinson Producers: Steve Ahlman and John Richter Additional Production: Arjuna Ramgopal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

'House of the Dragon' Season 2, Episode 1 Reactions | Talk the Thrones

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  • 310 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 53:52

Talk the Thrones is back! Things look pretty rough in Westeros, and Chris Ryan, Mallory Rubin, and Joanna Robinson return to break everything down! They talk about the Otto vs. Larys proxy battle, Alicent and Rhaenyra's plots and schemes, and the shocking "Blood and Cheese" death at the end of this episode! Hosts: Chris Ryan, Mallory Rubin, Joanna Robinson Production: Jack Wilson, Chris Wohlers, Nick Kosut, Tony Perry, Bobby Gibbons, Cory McConnell, Arjuna Ramgopal, Steve Ahlman, John Richter, Aleya Zenieris, Jomi Adeniran, Jordan Bathe, Abreanna Corrales and Yvonne Wang Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

'Talk the Thrones' Returns!

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  • 120 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 00:45

It's time to return to the Iron Throne, and 'Talk the Thrones' is back in full video pod form! Every Sunday, right after 'House of the Dragon' airs, Chris Ryan, Joanna Robinson, and Mallory Rubin will assemble to discuss the latest episode in all of its shocking wonder! Follow along now, and we'll see you in Westeros! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

'The Acolyte' Episode 3 Deep Dive

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  • 230 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 02:03:58

The Jedi might be bad, but Jo and Mal are here to talk you through it as they dive into 'The Acolyte' Episode 3 (08:13). They kick off their deep dive with the witchy origins of Mae and Osha, and pick apart the troubled past that haunts them and the Jedi (20:08). Later, they are joined by Ben Lindbergh to discuss the early 'Star Wars' lore and what it means for the rest of the season (01:43:03). Be sure to get tickets for the Ringer Residency in Los Angeles this summer! Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Joanna Robinson Guest: Ben Lindbergh Producers: Steve Ahlman, John Richter Additional Production: Arjuna Ramgopal Social: Jomi Adeniran Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

'House of the Dragon' Season 2 Primer: Where We Left Off in Season 1. Plus, Showrunner Ryan Condal Joins!

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  • 140 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 02:10:40

Gods be good—it's almost time to head back to Westeros, and Mal and Jo are here to help you prepare. First, they refresh you on the story to date by sharing their dueling recaps of every episode from HOTD's first season (06:42). Then, showrunner Ryan Condal joins the pod to talk about everything from what he's most excited about in Season 2 to rich dragon tapestries (82:24). Be sure to check out tickets for the Ringer Residency in Los Angeles this summer! Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Joanna Robinson Guest: Ryan Condal Senior Producer: Steve Ahlman Additional Production: Arjuna Ramgopal Social: Jomi Adeniran Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

'The Acolyte' Episodes 1 and 2 Deep Dive, Plus Creator Leslye Headland

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  • 210 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 03:05:08

The force is strong and has returned to the House of R! Jo and Mal are here to give you their opening snapshot into the first two episodes of the anticipated 'Star Wars' drama (10:31). Then they dive deep into the lore and characters that build up to this two-episode premiere (28:37), along with Easter eggs, wig-watches, and so much more! Be sure to check out tickets for the Ringer Residency in Los Angeles this summer! Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Joanna Robinson Senior Producer: Steve Ahlman Additional Production: Arjuna Ramgopal Social: Jomi Adeniran Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The ‘House of the Dragon’ Season 2 Preview Mailbag

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  • 170 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 01:49:44

Gods be good, 'House of the Dragon' Season 2 is almost here! Mal and Jo come together to answer your burning questions before the latest season begins this month (11:26). Later on, they take on book-spoiler questions and what may happen in the seasons to come (83:50). Be sure to check out tickets for the Ringer Residency in Los Angeles this summer! Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Joanna Robinson Senior Producer: Steve Ahlman Additional Production: Arjuna Ramgopal Social: Jomi Adeniran Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices