Episode Summary

WTTPP hosts Brian Sachson and Michael Shields — with the help of Game of Thrones expert and Across The Margin’s GOT Guru Geoffrey Golia — celebrate and dissect the worldwide phenomenon that is the television series Game of Thrones. Coming on the heels of the hit HBO show’s series finale, the George R.R. Martin penned epic is given the full WTTPP treatment in an episode that attempts to reconcile with and expound upon the controversial “Mad Queen” twist that served as the climax of the eighth and final season. In addition, accolades are given to the brilliance behind pulling off such a wondrous cinematic fantasy, from the showrunners, to the writers, actors and production team that brought this remarkable achievement to life. In this episode, Brian, Michael, and Geoffrey examine Tyrion Lannister’s pivotal role in the series, marvel over the abundance of jaw-dropping moments the show provided, share insight into the Targaryen bloodline and family history, respond to the negative reaction to the eighth season that inundated social media, spend time celebrating Sansa the Queen of the North, and much, much more!

About the Show

Welcome to the Party Pal is the mind-bending film and television podcast you didn’t know you needed. Hosted by Brian Sachson (producer/writer) and Michael Shields (writer/editor), WTTPP is a celebration of the art of cinema and filmmaking, where movies and television shows are meticulously dissected and analyzed to evaluate their grandeur (or, conversely when necessary, lament their shortcomings). Guests will include the filmmakers and industry insiders that craft the works of art that inhabit the current zeitgeist. All spoilers, all the time...listeners be warned!