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A Pod Has No Name…but it does have analysis, discussions, and theories! Hosts Shane Sullivan, Dave Pfendt, and Chris Deibler plus a rotation of guest will give you their thoughts leading up to Season 8 of Game of Thrones and after every episode. Expect everything from discussion on plot points, character arcs, and reactions to all the insane things that occur during the season. With prequel series and books on the horizon we hope it doesn’t stop there and will continue sharing our Thrones fandom with everyone well past the seasons end. As with all of the other podcast on the PFO-Culture network, we hope you join us!

In the second episode on The Subtle Knife, Dave, Tom, and Shane discuss Chapters 5 through 7 This week on A Pod Has No Name, the team discovers that The Subtle Knife continues to bring more death, child endangerment, religious overtures, and mispronunciations. The guys also answer questions like: How many people will Lee Scoresby end up killing? Did he...
We've started a new book! That's right, after finishing The Golden Compass, our fantasy experts here at The Painted Lines are onto the second part of Phillip Pullman's trilogy. We get introduced to a new character called Will, and even start to enter new worlds in these early chapters of The Subtle Knife. Listen to us react...
The 2007 movie The Golden Compass brought in an all-star cast for a box-office bomb, so here at A Pod Has No Name, we needed to do the same. Our pod will probably make as much money. Tom and I are joined by Chris and Jason to dive into The Golden Compass, but as a bonus, last week...
We did it! We finished the Northern Lights! Sadly, Tom couldn’t join us this week, but Shane and I did our best. We recapped and reacted to the final chapters of Northern Lights (or The Golden Compass if you are in the US), and discussed: Lyra's Hero Journey Lord Asriel and his love for Mrs. Coulter Fandom comparison Whether or not the...
The fourth episode of A Pod Has No Name: His Dark Materials is here! Sadly, Shane couldn't join us this week, but Tom and I were up to the challenge. We recapped and reacted to chapters 17-20, and discussed: "Maybe, these bears aren't actually smart?" 2019 is now the Summer of Dolls here at The Painted Lines, sorry Keanu. Where is...
The third episode of A Pod Has No Name: His Dark Materials is here! In this episode Dave, Shane, and Tom recap and react to chapters 12-16, as well as: Lyra's plan with Lee Scoresby's balloon? We finally arrive at Bolvangar  Escape Plan: His Dark Materials Edition "Is that Mrs. Coulter's music?!?" Enjoy, and as always feel free to ask any questions...
On this week's episode of a A Pod Has No Name, host Dave Pfendt makes his first return since the finale episode of A Game of Thrones. Dave, Tom, and Shane cover chapters six through eleven as well as discuss: Breathless ones?? The Roping How the hell do you read this compass? Daemon mysteries revealed The "Chosen One" prophecy trope in fantasy First...
A Pod Has No Name is back! After a brief hiatus following the finale of a Game of Thrones, host Shane Sullivan and new addition Tom Stinson dive into a new series. His Dark Materials is a trilogy written by Philip Pullman that is being adapted into an HBO series. APHNN will be reading five chapters a...
On this episode of A Pod Has No Name, Shane Sullivan and PFO's very own Ben Dunst dive into the closing of the arcs for all of our favorite characters. Including: Bran becomes King...and we liked it!  Jon's exile Dany's tragic end Tyrion becomes the Hand...again Sansa's rise to power Arya's departure Brienne fills in Jaime's pages and more! 
Hosts Chris Deibler (@mrcrockpot), Dave Pfendt and Shane Sullivan react to the final Game of Thrones episode "The Iron Throne." We give our initial impressions and offer a final salute to an incredible 8 season run. Thank you Game of Thrones! https://youtu.be/BOLCUms6zgI And more! Be sure to follow us...
Host Shane Sullivan and Dave Pfendt dive into the penultimate episode of Season 8, "The Bells." Listen in to hear them talk about the good and the bad of the episode, including:  Varys final scheme Tyrion's gamble Euron's bad aim The Mad Queen Cleganebowl The Lannister twins end  And more! Be sure to follow us on twitter @APodHasNoName   
This time on A Pod Has No Name, host Shane Sullivan has guest Ian Ewing on to talk shop about season seven so far. They go over topics spanning the season, including:  The Mad Queen(s) Jon and Dany's arc Their conflict Jaime and Brienne! :) Jaime leaving Brienne :( The Hound & Arya!  The Valonqar theory and Cleganebowl The amazing Tyrion X Varys scene  Enjoy!