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S4E2 - "The Lion and the Rose" + Purple Wedding with the Wedding Crashers, Brit and Jill!

Another wedding is here! The Wedding Crashers, Britney Somaine and Jill Chiacchio, join us to help us celebrate and break down this momentous occasion. We talk about Stannis' "Beach Barbecue" (22:13), we get down at our favorite royal wedding (29:38), Alex sings "We are the World" after Joffrey takes his last breath (49:48) and we review the "Win" and "Dick" of the week! (58:14) Our show can be found on Apple Podcasts and the Google Play Music Store, Spreaker, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Stitcher...


S4E1 - "Two Swords" + Bill Gets Cocky with his Chicken Puns...

Season 4 is among us! We talk about our favorite Lannister pickup lines (24:11), how the Cannibal Thenns are actually Vegan in the books... (26:41), we ponder what the fuck a "Lommy" is (31:36) and Bill "winged" it with his array of awesome chicken puns! (33:42) Don't forget our classic "Win of the Week" and "Dick of the Week" nominations for the Season 4 Premiere (39:52)! Our show can be found on Apple Podcasts and the Google Play Music Store, Spreaker, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and...


S3E10 - "Mhysa" Season Finale! + Win/Dick of the Season Reveal & SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS!

This is by far one of our most exciting episodes of the core cast yet... We talk about how when it comes to Joffrey, Robert is NOT the father (19:55), how Davos should be referred to as the "Thumb of the King" (34:55), and Bill squeezes a triple Ygritte pun! (39:04). We also do the Win/Dick of the week (45:09), announce the winners for the Win/Dick of Season 3 (49:27) and we make special announcements! (54:14). We can't wait for Season 4! Our show can be found on Apple Podcasts and the...


S3E9 - "The Rains of Castamere" + THE RED WEDDING IS HERE!!!

MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD! If you have not watched Season 3, Episode 9 - "The Rains of Castamere" of "A Game of Thrones" yet, we highly recommend you do before listening to our review. This episode is an all-out SLAUGHTER... The festivities begin at 34:09 We welcome our core cast in addition to Britney Somaine and Jill Chiacchio to help us endure this monstrous hit to the heart... Our show can be found on Apple Podcasts and the Google Play Music Store, Spreaker, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Stitcher and...


S3E8 - "Second Sons" + Gendry Cleary Forgot His "Safe Word"!

As we approach the end of Season 3, things get real... This week, we talk about Stannis and how his ability to sniff out blood relatives could put Maury out of business (9:11), we talk about how Gendry got leeches on his wang because he forgot to give Melisandre a "safe word" (14:28), we ponder why the King of Westeros finds it appropriate to fart in the Great Sept of Baelor (20:23), and we then get to our picks for "Win" and "Dick" of the Week (37:12). Our show can be found on Apple...


S3E7 - "The Bear and the Maiden Fair" + Sex Advice from Tormund Giantsbane!

Episode 27 tackles everything from sex advice from Tormund Giantsbane to an off screen castration.. The core cast covers the Hound and his tendencies to play hide-and-seek (22:51), Bill enlightens us on the "O.T.P.H.J." (29:23), Bear puns become a thing (37:28) and we finally get to our selections for "Win" and "Dick" of the Week (40:52). Our show can be found on Apple Podcasts and the Google Play Music Store, Spreaker, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and even TuneIn, especially on Alexa-Enabled...


S3E6 - "The Climb" + Bill and Alex's Favorite Mandy Moore Movies!

Bill is back from vacation and we get back into our core cast groove and discuss Episode 6, "The Climb"! We go over Bill's experience skiing on a "Triple Black Diamond" slope (9:15), we comment on House Frey's fashion choices (19:35), Bill and Alex talk their favorite Mandy Moore movies and we talk about "Lil' Balbo", Rocky Balboa's rapper son (29:25) and last but not least, we share our selections for "Win" and "Dick" of the Week (41:52). Our show can be found on Apple Podcasts and the...


S3E5 - "Kissed by Fire" + Jaime & Brienne Hot Tub Time Machine Scene!

Britney Somaine, who is ironically "Kissed by Fire" joins us yet again as we discuss Episode 5, "Kissed by Fire"! We talk about how since the Hound is so afraid of fire, he should do a Glade Plugin commercial (2:36), how Stannis's wife keeps her stillborn babies in jars full of Mountain Dew (22:03), we break down the Jaime and Brienne hot tub scene (26:10) and last but not least, we share our selections for "Win" and "Dick" of the Week (44:52). Our show can be found on Apple Podcasts and the...


S3E4 - "And Now His Watch Is Ended" + Britney Subs In & Daenerys Takes an Unsullied Army! DRACARYS!

With Bill on vacation in Puerto Rico, Britney steps in to snag all the glory as we discuss Daenerys and her ability to be a BOSS! We talk about how Jaime's hand necklace isn't much different than Flavor Flav's clock (2:33), we mourn Lord Commander Mormont but celebrate Craster's demise (30:14), Alex points out the Unsullied joining Dany was like the famous Mighty Ducks' "QUACK!" rally (39:19) and of course, we share our selections for "Win" and "Dick" of the Week (41:03). Britney will return...


S3E3 - "Walk of Punishment" + Arslan Mirza Returns! True True True!

Arslan hangs around a little longer as we sail through another episode of Season 3! Arslan makes an Asian joke because Alex can't count (1:23), we discuss how Hot Pie's bread looks more like a Triceratops then a Wolf (20:13), Bill quotes "Dumb & Dumber" and Alex gets it (24:19), Bills pun comes in "handy" (42:27) and finally we get to our top picks for the "Wins" and "Dicks" of the week where I go off on the cast for giving me crap for my DOTW selection (48:20). Our show can be found on...


S3E2 - "Dark Wings, Dark Words" + In-Studio Guest Arslan Mirza!

Our good friend Arslan touches down after a long stretch living on the island of Antigua to join us for the latest episode of the "Old Sounds and the New" Podcast. Alex cites Harry Potter for the first time (6:28), we go over how the Freefolk Warg's name sounds like a style of Italian pasta (27:21), Arslan almost convinces me that Cersei can warg (28:30), we talk about Arya's choice of kills was like impulse buys at the grocery store checkout line (31:53) and finally we get to our top picks...


S3E1 - "Valar Dohaeris" SEASON 3 PREMIERE!

After a short break after Season 2, the core cast returns! We discuss Sir Braun's former glory as a member of a boyband (21:58), we land on the beautiful landscape of Astapor being filmed in Detroit, Michigan (42:53), we honor a poor Unsullied's lost nipple as the "Boob Count" gets really confusing (49:39) and finally we end the show with our classic nominations of the Win of the Week, and most importantly, the Dick of the Week (51:36)! Our show can be found on Apple Podcasts and the Google...


S2E10 - "Valar Morghulis" + In-Studio Guest James Morales Part 2! SEASON FINALE!

Our resident Dothraki James Morales joined us yet again to celebrate the culmination of Season 2 of the "Old Sounds and the New" Podcast. We discuss the resemblance between Pycelle and John "Herbert" Silverbird from "Family Guy" (9:26), we analyze the esoteric themes and motifs regarding the shit Tywin's Horse took in the Throne Room (12:11), James teaches us how to say "Winter is Coming" in Dothraki (31:37) and finally James points out out Walder Frey is likely the Crypt Keeper prior to...


S2E9 - "Blackwater" + In-Studio Guest James Morales! Queue the Jumanji Drums!

Our Dothraki friend James Morales blessed us with his presence for S2E9 - Blackwater and so rightfully pointed out the similarities between the Hound's burned face and the melted cheese of an Elios Pizza (10:22). In this recording we sift through the Battle of Blackwater and talk about the impact of Jumanji drums on wartime morale (14:15), how Stannis Baratheon is the closest living character we have to Captain Morgan (22:20), the "lack of a sack" on our great King Joffrey (33:49) and last...


S2E8 - "The Prince of Winterfell" + Bill Expresses His Love for Cersei...

Despite opening up the show talking about our High School shop teacher's crime history, we get super analytical up in this bitch. We give friendly advice for people with complicated names on how to order food in public (18:35), Bill expresses his dying wish of wanting to "slay bitches" like Yorin from the Knights Watch when he is on the verge of death (22:07), we predict what actually may come out of Sam's "Horn of Winter" if he ever decides to blow it (28:26), and Bill takes it too far when...


S2E7 - "A Man Without Honor" + Alex Thinks "Roseanne" is My Aunt...

We finally are getting the Jaime/Brienne duo we have been waiting for all season! In this episode, we somehow discuss in detail the past tense of "bang" (12:54), we set off a cannon for Roseanne's show and Alex shares that he thought she was me or Bills Aunt (25:55), I compare Theon Greyjoy's face to that of Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins (43:01) and finally, Alex does the most flawless Ygritte impersonation anyone has ever heard (44:36). Be sure to tune in for S2E8 - "The Prince...


S2E6 - "Old Gods and the New" + Joffrey Gets BITCHSLAPPED!

Joffrey [Lannister] Baratheon gets his skull ROCKED! Nothing makes a GoT episode sweeter than that. In this installment, the earliest "Win of the Week" award is given 6 minutes into the episode making "Old Sounds and the New" History (6:27), I do my famous ET Impersonation (10:54), and Bill names me "Dick of the Week" for sharing the fact that "Froot Loops" is actually spelled with two "O's"... he didn't know (47:35). Somewhere in all the madness we talk about Theon's poor life choices and...


S2E5 - "The Ghost of Harrenhal" + Stanley Tucci Cameo!

It's not every episode that Bill works in 3 GENIUS puns! This week we ponder over the glory that is the scenes between Arya Stark and Tywin Lannister. We discuss the possibility of Leo DiCaprio performing inception on Theon to take Winterfell (19:11), Stanley Tucci's role as Caeser Flickerman in the Hunger Games series takes over the episode analysis (30:19), and Bill works into the conversation the name of a classic breakfast cereal an he didn't get the recognition he deserved (35:15)....


S2E4 - "Garden of Bones" + Barbara Bush Sendoff! (We Called her "Laura" All Episode... SHAME!)

Don't judge us. We were in the heat of the recording and referred to the late Barbara Bush as Laura Bush... multiple times... but hey, thats why this isn't our day jobs. I'm happy to report Laura Bush is alive and well but soon, Renly Baratheon may not be... In this episode, Bill goes all Helga G. Pataki talking about his bubblegum statue of Joffrey Baratheon (10:26), we discuss the logistics of a hard rain drowning Margaery Tyrell due to her poor choice of wardrobe (16:11) and thanks to...


S2E3 - "What is Dead May Never Die" + Stephen Hawking Cameo! (Too Soon...)

Tyrion Lannisters rule over Westeros as acting Hand of the King is getting political and we have gotten together once again to spill the beans on all things GoT. In this episode, Bill exhibits perfect timing with his need to cough (2:25), I equate my experiences with my dietary choices to the current lifestyle and hostile environment of Sansa Stark (22:18), and Bill drops what may be his weakest pun yet (37:37). Catch us every Sunday as we speed through the old sounds of the popular HBO...