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Gotributor Ganna: The Starks’ Russian Soul | In and Out Groups

Gotributor Ganna: The Starks’ Russian Soul | In and Out Groups

June 27, 2019

Welcome Ganna to the Got Academy Podcast to talk to Gil Kidron as part of Got Academy Gotributor special offer! Ganna, a twice immigrant Russian Ukranian, who lived in the US and now lives in Tokyo, explores the ideas of in-group and out-group, shares about The Russian Soul concept and life in Japan.


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King Arthur in Movies: Excalibur, King Arthur, The Holy Grail | History in Movies

King Arthur in Movies: Excalibur, King Arthur, The Holy Grail | History in Movies

June 24, 2019

In this History in Movies podcast, Gil Kidron and Dr. Rutger Vos, a huge history buff, are breaking down three movies centered around the Arthurian Myth, to learn more about the different legends are Arthur, the historical details, the mythical additions, the way the story changed throughout history, what it says about the 3rd-century Roman-era Britain, about the time these movies were made, and about our present days.

 


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Gotributor Casey Koons: Remaking Game of Thrones Through Live Action?

Gotributor Casey Koons: Remaking Game of Thrones Through Live Action?

June 20, 2019

Welcome Casey Koons to the Got Academy Podcast to talk to Gil Kidron as part of Got Academy Gotributor special offer! Casey, a cloud engineer, shares a meeting that he had with HBO in 2016, about remaking Game of Thrones as a more faithful adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, through scanning the books, using the likeness of the actors and the existing art and locations to produce a live action show.


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Dangerous “Nice Guys” in Movies: Snape, Jorah and Jacob

Dangerous “Nice Guys” in Movies: Snape, Jorah and Jacob

June 17, 2019

In our second Social Justice in Movies podcast, Gil Kidron welcomes new collaborator Dr. Ashley Phillips. In this conversation we talk about the "nice guy" archetype in movies, and not the kinda of nice guy we automatically think about, the teddy bear kind who just wants to help and then finishes last. More like the guy who thinks that if he does certain things that are considered "nice", he's entitled to get the girl. 


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Gotributor Michael Talley: The Iron Bank vs Medieval and Modern Economics

Gotributor Michael Talley: The Iron Bank vs Medieval and Modern Economics

June 13, 2019

Welcome Michael Talley to our podcast to talk to Gil Kidron as part of Got Academy Gotributor special offer! Michael, an economics major, focused on the Iron Bank, its role in Game of Thrones / A Song of Ice and Fire and its parallels to medieval economic history and how it connects to our modern economy and politics. 


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HBO’s Chernobyl: Historical, Political and Scientific Analysis

HBO’s Chernobyl: Historical, Political and Scientific Analysis

June 10, 2019

HBO's Chernobyl mini-series has been a smash hit with audiences and critics alike, lauded for its brutal realism, historical accuracy, cinematography and great acting. In this podcast, Gil Kidron and Dr. Rutger Vos, an evolutionary biologist from Leiden University and Naturalis Biodiversity Center, both in The Netherlands, break down the main political messages in Chernobyl, the depiction of the USSR in light of the (mis)handling of the disaster, relate it to current politics and geopolitics in the age of climate change, and talk about the state of nature in and around Chernobyl today.


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How Does GoT Season 8 Affect Prequels, HBO vs Disney, Netflix & Amazon

How Does GoT Season 8 Affect Prequels, HBO vs Disney, Netflix & Amazon

June 3, 2019

Welcome to another conversation with novelist, Literature Prof. and Writing Prof. Theo Gangi and Gil Kidron. In this podcast we talk about the bigger picture of the Game of Thrones season 8 disaster, what it means for HBO now that they have stiff competition from streaming outlets like Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and very soon - Disney. How bad is the damage to the Game of Thrones and HBO brand with loads of Marvel shows coming up, with Lord of the Rings coming to Amazon along with The Expanse, and Netflix's sheer quantity of content? Will the prequels save them or doom them?

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