April 3, 2019

Game of Thrones, the Real History with Author Ed West

Think Joffrey was evil, that Arya is cunning or that Tywin was brutal? Well, the Game of Thrones characters have nothing on the real thing. Author Ed West joins us to talk the real history that inspired A Song of Ice and Fire. How an unusual winter really did set off an age of misery, brutality and revenge. Then, John Shull explains why he's the only person in the world with a landline. And we discuss the Top 5 Game of Thrones characters.

Ed West: 03:48

John Shull: 25:52

Top 5 GoT Characters: 44:16




Iron, Fire and Ice The real history that inspired Game of Thrones

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