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Episode 66 – Chapters 34-40 of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson A Part of the Stormlight Archive

9/16/2018
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What the FRILLY HECK was that!?!??!?!?? Welcome to episode 66. In this episode a Messiah is born…and he doesn’t even know it. Shallan finally does something. And we debate the morality of vigilantism. Predictions: Kaladins vision of the “stormfather” wasn’t real. I’m not saying whether the Stormfather does or does not exist. I’m just claiming ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:30:22

Episode 65 – Chapters 29-33 of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

9/9/2018
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In this episode we shine our light upon human behavior under pressure. The stakes are ramped up for Shallan and Kaladin. And we add more mystery to an already nutritious mystery salad. I see you Brandon Sanderson. And I shine my light upon thee! Predictions: Luesh ain’t died of natural causes. Shallans Dad was part ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:11:44

Episode 64 – Chapter 28 through Interlude 6 of The Way of Kings

9/1/2018
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In this episode we cover My So Called Life starting Claire Danes. I mean, chapter 28 and interludes 4, 5 and 6 of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson. Also, our most heavy F-Bomb episode to date. Expletive laced rants abound. There must have been something in the Earl Grey Tea. In this section Dalinar ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:35:02

Episode 63 – Chapters 23-27 of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

8/26/2018
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In this episode we read chapters 23 through 27 of The Way of Kings, a part of The Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson. The Alethi nobility continue to play games on the Shattered Plains instead of pursuing any real strategic goals. We wonder if Dalinar is really going insane. Kaladin begins to win over Bridge ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:37:17

Episode 62 – Chapters 18-22 of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson a part of the Stormlight Archive

8/18/2018
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In this episode the Alethi party it up! They eat imported chicken, and stab each other in the back. Dalinar gets a vision and a creepy crush. He tries to move the king towards ending the Vengeance Pact against the Parshendi but ends up being outmaneuvered politically by Sadeas. Kaladin begins to realize what he ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:31:21

Episode 61 – Chapters 15 through 17 of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

8/11/2018
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In this episode we cover chapters 15 through 17 of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson. We learn that the Alethi are real dicks. Kaladin doesn’t know how to talk to kids his age. Arrows hurt….unless you’re Kaladin. Also, Liz doesn’t believe that the King Biscuit Flour Hour is a real thing. If you ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:23:33

Bonus Episode – Ready Player One The Movie

8/7/2018
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In this bonus episode Liz and Chad discussed the “recently” released movie, Ready Player One. Chad gives his overall positive and negatives. And, Liz talks about the changes from the book, both positive and negative. Overall, the Duke and Duchess rate this movie 3.5 DeLoreans on a scale of 5. We both agree that it ... [Read more...]

Duration:00:29:08

Episode 60 – Interlude 1 through Chapter 14 of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

8/5/2018
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In this episode Elizabeth questions Chad’s knowledge of The Fist of the North Star. We spend a lot of time discussing crustaceans and Rosharan physical fitness routines. Chad gets a little nerdy this time, discussing Max Weber’s Three Types of Authority. Also, The Way of Kings. Did we mention The Way of Kings? This is ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:18:33

Episode 59 – Chapters 6-11 – The Way of Kings part of The Stormlight Archive

7/29/2018
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In this episode we cover chapters 6 through 11, the remainder of part one, of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson. This is the first book of the Stormlight Archive series on the planet Roshar and a part of Sanderson’s Cosmere. In these chapters Kaladin suffers horrid abuse at the hands of the king’s ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:51:21

Episode 58 – Prelude through Chapter 5 of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

7/21/2018
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Welcome to the Duke and Duchess PODCAST! We are starting a new chapter, a new book, and a new series with Brandon Sanderson’s epic The Way of Kings. Heads up! Because we’re (hopefully) bringing in new listeners we start off covering some of the basics of our podcast. The actual Way of Kings content begins ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:52:34

Episode 57 Paper Girls Trade Paperback #4

7/7/2018
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In this episode the Paper Girls party like it’s 1999….but only for a little while because it’s new years eve and everyone is worried about Y2K, and giant fighting robots. We also get into our list of favorite comics and graphic novels. Predictions: Liz – I think that Wari and Jahpo were somehow brought to ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:03:42

Episode 56 – The Conclusion of The Gentlemen Bastards Sequence

6/23/2018
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Hail all and welcome, to the Duke and Duchess podcast! In this episode we conclude the published materials in the Gentlemen Bastards Sequence with the novel The Republic of Thieves. We began this episode with an outline. And then we used that outline to clean our nether regions. This show goes off the rails….in a ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:37:28

Episode 55 The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch Chapters 8 and 9

6/12/2018
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Locke grabs a man by his hairy ballsack. I’m not sure that anything else needs to be said after that. Oh…yeah…I guess we find out who is Locke’s “magical daddy” as well…. Predictions: Patience is telling mostly the truth about Locke’s “past.” Locke’s obsession with red hair is because his “predecessor” wife had “red hair” ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:28:52

Episode 54 – The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch Chapter 7

6/3/2018
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In this episode we discuss the life of American poet Carl Sandburg, Juggalos, and life in the Theater! We ponder….who is the black Stanley Tucci? Also, Jean and Locke get off a boat. Predictions: Locke is the son of some politically significant figure; a duke, etc. Locke gets around Lord Bouledazi by claiming that he ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:21:14

Episode 53 – The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch Chapters 5 and 6

5/27/2018
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In this episode, we spend a lot of time with Sabetha, and spend a lot of time comparing Locke and Sabetha to Kvothe and Denna. Who writes the better version of star crossed lovers? We’ll discuss it on this episode. Predictions: Locke and Jean will find a way to return to Karthain and get back ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:36:15

Episode 52 The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch Chapters 3 and 4

5/19/2018
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In this episode we get back on a boat! But, no it’s different this time. Really. Also, Locke gets cured of his poison and spends several days eating like I do on a regular Tuesday. During this boat trip we learn more about the Bondsmagi and the Karthani. And we find out who Jean and ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:17:50

Episode 51 – The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch Chapters 1 and 2

5/13/2018
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In this episode things can’t get worse….until they do. And then the Bondsmagi show up. A lot of our favorite characters return to the page. Also, Sabetha finally shows up! Predictions: I think that Locke’s character is going to be a “toxic nice guy,” where it comes to Sabetha. For those who aren’t familiar with ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:03:41

Episode 50 Red Seas Under Red Skies Finale

5/5/2018
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In this episode we wrap up Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch. I think it’s fair to say that we had mixed opinions about this particular book. Our next book club episode will cover Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch, as we continue to cover the Gentlemen Bastards Sequence. We will cover chapters ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:31:32

Episode 49 Red Seas Under Red Skies Chapters 12 and 13

4/29/2018
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In this episode we make some wild ass speculation. This is what happens when you leave a section on a huge cliff hanger, Larry! Predictions: The crew of the Poison Orchid will suffer huge consequences. Ezri in particular will die. The Archon’s poison is fake. Jean cut a deal with the same people that Merrain ... [Read more...]

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 48 Red Seas Under Red Skies Chapters 8-11

4/21/2018
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In this episode, Locke and Jean spend even more time at sea. They encounter storms, crazy cultists, pirates, and perhaps even….love. Well, at least lust. Predictions: The conflict between Jean and Locke that is highlighted in the opening chapter will tie back to Jeans connection to the people on the Poison Orchid. In the next ... [Read more...]

Duration:01:06:06