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Take the Black Podcast

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From WinterIsComing.net, the Take the Black podcast brings you the latest in news, reviews and discussion about all things fantasy, sci-fi and genre.

Latest Episodes

House of the Dragon, Emmys, WandaVision and more | Take The Black LIVE

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson reflect on the news surrounding HBO's House of the Dragon which has confirmed that casting is underway and the show is on track for a debut in the near future. We also review the 2020 Emmys and the many winners that came out of it including: Schitt's Creek, the "big upset" win for Zendaya (Euphoria), The Mandalorian's Creative Arts Emmys, and the many snubs. Lastly, we give our reactions to the newest trailer drop for WandaVision, the upcoming Disney+ show featuring Wanda Maximoff (aka Scarlet Witch) and Vision (aka Vision), and talk a bit about what we've been watching this week - including a preview of Enola Holmes starring Millie Bobby Brown & Henry Cavill as well a mini review of the latest episode of Lovecraft Country. All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

40 min2 d ago
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House of the Dragon, Emmys, WandaVision and more | Take The Black LIVE

Honoring Diana Rigg, Looking Forward to The Mandalorian | Take The Black LIVE

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson take a moment to discuss the passing of Diana Rigg, the actress best known as Emma Peel from The Avengers, Tracy Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service, and Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones. We also take a look at the newest trailer for The Mandalorian season 2 which premiered earlier this week and talk about we hope to see from this upcoming season. Lastly, we discuss the newly published excerpt from Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon: Game of Thrones and the Untold Story of the Epic Series, which features plenty of exciting details including some information regarding the unaired pilot! All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

40 min1 w ago
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Honoring Diana Rigg, Looking Forward to The Mandalorian | Take The Black LIVE

Ben Barnes talks Netflix's Shadow and Bone

Winter-Is-Coming contributor Corey Smith speaks with Ben Barnes (Westworld, The Punisher, Chronicles of Narnia) about his upcoming Netflix show Shadow and Bone. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

40 min1 w ago
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Ben Barnes talks Netflix's Shadow and Bone

The Walking Dead ends, Dune begins | Take The Black LIVE

(Episode note: Dan forgot to wear headphones during recording, so at moments there will be echo of Mia's audio. We will work to make sure this is corrected in future episodes.) This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson discuss the release of the newest trailer for Denis Villeneuve's adapation of Frank Herbert's Dune. Is it everything we could have hoped for? What will be David Lynch's response? We also reflect on the upcoming final season of The Walking Dead which is set to end after season 11, as well as the recent cancellation of Adult Swim's The Venture Bros. Could either of these shows find new life on a streaming platform? C'mon HBO Max! Dean & Hank need you! Lastly - we'll take a look at some of the newest images from The Mandalorian season 2 and also talk about what we've been watching this past week including a review of Christopher Nolan's Tenet. All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

1 min2 w ago
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The Walking Dead ends, Dune begins | Take The Black LIVE

Bonus Episode: Lovecraft Country Chronicles Preview

HBO's Lovecraft Country just aired its third episode and it is clear to Dan and Mia that the show is going to be a hit. Mia has launched her own podcast covering the new show, Lovecraft Country Chronicles. Join Dan and Mia as they preview the new podcast and then enjoy the very first episode! Don't worry, no spoilers. If you haven't started watching Lovecraft Country yet, now is the time. If you like what you hear, you can subscribe to Lovecraft Country Chronicles on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your audio. Also, please give Lovecraft Country Chronicles and Take the Black lovely, glowing written reviews in Apple Podcasts. It really helps the show! Thank you for your continued support. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

41 min3 w ago
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Bonus Episode: Lovecraft Country Chronicles Preview

Benioff and Weiss' new show, Star Wars controversy, and more!

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson discuss the new show from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss. What genre are they tackling this time? Does the author have a problem finishing their books? I hope not! We also take a look at The Mandalorian season 2 which finally has a release date, as well as some controversy surrounding the last three films from a prominent star of the franchise. Lastly - we talk about our latest giveaway featuring a Song of Ice and Fire calendar (exclusive to the WiC Club) as well as a bit of what we've been watching this last week including the much-anticipated The New Mutants film. All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

38 min3 w ago
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Benioff and Weiss' new show, Star Wars controversy, and more!

New Mutants, DC FanDome, sci-fi shows cancelled, and more!

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson discuss the release (finally!) of The New Mutants, the horror-themed X-Men spinoff that has been delayed for several years, but will finally be gracing our theaters (what?!) this Friday. What do we make of this? Is Disney putting lives at risk by asking the moviegoing audience to watch it in theaters? We also take a look at biggest takeaways from the DC FanDome event which saw the likes of the first teaser for The Batman starring Robert Pattinson, a longer trailer for the Justice League: Snyder Cut, as well as The Flash and Black Adam updates. Lastly - we preview some shows on the horizon inluding The Haunting of Bly Manor & Stephen King's The Stand, plus the cancellation of a show that premiered just this year. What could it be?!? All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

40 minAUG 28
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New Mutants, DC FanDome, sci-fi shows cancelled, and more!

House of the Dragon casting more Targaryens!

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson discuss the newly announced casting call for HBO's upcoming Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon, as well as George R.R. Martin's return to isolation and the Fire & Blood paperback. We also take a look at the continued production of Amazon's The Wheel of Time series with some new casting news and leaked photos straight from the set. Lastly - we preview the NEW Star Wars Holiday Special and share a bit of what we've been watching this past week. All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

40 minAUG 20
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House of the Dragon casting more Targaryens!

The Last Airbender, Lovecraft Country, and ASOIAF Take The Black LIVE

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson bring on special guest Amanda Mullen to talk everything Avatar: The Last Airbender. We also take a look at a gorgeous A Song of Ice and Fire calendar that might become a future giveaway for WiC Club subscribers. To be eligible for that, head to https://winteriscoming.net/2019/12/03/join-wic-club-extra-articles-videos-more-game-of-thrones/ Lastly - we highlight HBO's newest show Lovecraft Country which premieres this Sunday night. Dan & Mia have seen the first five episodes, so what's their first - spoiler free - impressions? All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

33 minAUG 14
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The Last Airbender, Lovecraft Country, and ASOIAF Take The Black LIVE

George R.R. Martin controversy, Mulan controversy, and The Umbrella Academy Take

This week Dan Selcke & special guest Corey Smith talk about the controversy surrounding George R.R. Martin and his hosting of the Hugo Awards this past weekend. We also talk about Disney's new plan to rent out the live-action Mulan via Disney+ for an additional $29.99 (USD). In a time when theaters in some countries are still shut down, is this a viable option for consumers? Lastly - we give a review of The Umbrella Academy season 2, and Dan continues to gush about HBO's Perry Mason reboot. All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

43 minAUG 6
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George R.R. Martin controversy, Mulan controversy, and The Umbrella Academy Take

Latest Episodes

House of the Dragon, Emmys, WandaVision and more | Take The Black LIVE

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson reflect on the news surrounding HBO's House of the Dragon which has confirmed that casting is underway and the show is on track for a debut in the near future. We also review the 2020 Emmys and the many winners that came out of it including: Schitt's Creek, the "big upset" win for Zendaya (Euphoria), The Mandalorian's Creative Arts Emmys, and the many snubs. Lastly, we give our reactions to the newest trailer drop for WandaVision, the upcoming Disney+ show featuring Wanda Maximoff (aka Scarlet Witch) and Vision (aka Vision), and talk a bit about what we've been watching this week - including a preview of Enola Holmes starring Millie Bobby Brown & Henry Cavill as well a mini review of the latest episode of Lovecraft Country. All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

40 min2 d ago
Comments
House of the Dragon, Emmys, WandaVision and more | Take The Black LIVE

Honoring Diana Rigg, Looking Forward to The Mandalorian | Take The Black LIVE

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson take a moment to discuss the passing of Diana Rigg, the actress best known as Emma Peel from The Avengers, Tracy Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service, and Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones. We also take a look at the newest trailer for The Mandalorian season 2 which premiered earlier this week and talk about we hope to see from this upcoming season. Lastly, we discuss the newly published excerpt from Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon: Game of Thrones and the Untold Story of the Epic Series, which features plenty of exciting details including some information regarding the unaired pilot! All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

40 min1 w ago
Comments
Honoring Diana Rigg, Looking Forward to The Mandalorian | Take The Black LIVE

Ben Barnes talks Netflix's Shadow and Bone

Winter-Is-Coming contributor Corey Smith speaks with Ben Barnes (Westworld, The Punisher, Chronicles of Narnia) about his upcoming Netflix show Shadow and Bone. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

40 min1 w ago
Comments
Ben Barnes talks Netflix's Shadow and Bone

The Walking Dead ends, Dune begins | Take The Black LIVE

(Episode note: Dan forgot to wear headphones during recording, so at moments there will be echo of Mia's audio. We will work to make sure this is corrected in future episodes.) This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson discuss the release of the newest trailer for Denis Villeneuve's adapation of Frank Herbert's Dune. Is it everything we could have hoped for? What will be David Lynch's response? We also reflect on the upcoming final season of The Walking Dead which is set to end after season 11, as well as the recent cancellation of Adult Swim's The Venture Bros. Could either of these shows find new life on a streaming platform? C'mon HBO Max! Dean & Hank need you! Lastly - we'll take a look at some of the newest images from The Mandalorian season 2 and also talk about what we've been watching this past week including a review of Christopher Nolan's Tenet. All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

1 min2 w ago
Comments
The Walking Dead ends, Dune begins | Take The Black LIVE

Bonus Episode: Lovecraft Country Chronicles Preview

HBO's Lovecraft Country just aired its third episode and it is clear to Dan and Mia that the show is going to be a hit. Mia has launched her own podcast covering the new show, Lovecraft Country Chronicles. Join Dan and Mia as they preview the new podcast and then enjoy the very first episode! Don't worry, no spoilers. If you haven't started watching Lovecraft Country yet, now is the time. If you like what you hear, you can subscribe to Lovecraft Country Chronicles on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your audio. Also, please give Lovecraft Country Chronicles and Take the Black lovely, glowing written reviews in Apple Podcasts. It really helps the show! Thank you for your continued support. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

41 min3 w ago
Comments
Bonus Episode: Lovecraft Country Chronicles Preview

Benioff and Weiss' new show, Star Wars controversy, and more!

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson discuss the new show from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss. What genre are they tackling this time? Does the author have a problem finishing their books? I hope not! We also take a look at The Mandalorian season 2 which finally has a release date, as well as some controversy surrounding the last three films from a prominent star of the franchise. Lastly - we talk about our latest giveaway featuring a Song of Ice and Fire calendar (exclusive to the WiC Club) as well as a bit of what we've been watching this last week including the much-anticipated The New Mutants film. All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

38 min3 w ago
Comments
Benioff and Weiss' new show, Star Wars controversy, and more!

New Mutants, DC FanDome, sci-fi shows cancelled, and more!

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson discuss the release (finally!) of The New Mutants, the horror-themed X-Men spinoff that has been delayed for several years, but will finally be gracing our theaters (what?!) this Friday. What do we make of this? Is Disney putting lives at risk by asking the moviegoing audience to watch it in theaters? We also take a look at biggest takeaways from the DC FanDome event which saw the likes of the first teaser for The Batman starring Robert Pattinson, a longer trailer for the Justice League: Snyder Cut, as well as The Flash and Black Adam updates. Lastly - we preview some shows on the horizon inluding The Haunting of Bly Manor & Stephen King's The Stand, plus the cancellation of a show that premiered just this year. What could it be?!? All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

40 minAUG 28
Comments
New Mutants, DC FanDome, sci-fi shows cancelled, and more!

House of the Dragon casting more Targaryens!

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson discuss the newly announced casting call for HBO's upcoming Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon, as well as George R.R. Martin's return to isolation and the Fire & Blood paperback. We also take a look at the continued production of Amazon's The Wheel of Time series with some new casting news and leaked photos straight from the set. Lastly - we preview the NEW Star Wars Holiday Special and share a bit of what we've been watching this past week. All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

40 minAUG 20
Comments
House of the Dragon casting more Targaryens!

The Last Airbender, Lovecraft Country, and ASOIAF Take The Black LIVE

This week Dan Selcke & Mia Johnson bring on special guest Amanda Mullen to talk everything Avatar: The Last Airbender. We also take a look at a gorgeous A Song of Ice and Fire calendar that might become a future giveaway for WiC Club subscribers. To be eligible for that, head to https://winteriscoming.net/2019/12/03/join-wic-club-extra-articles-videos-more-game-of-thrones/ Lastly - we highlight HBO's newest show Lovecraft Country which premieres this Sunday night. Dan & Mia have seen the first five episodes, so what's their first - spoiler free - impressions? All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

33 minAUG 14
Comments
The Last Airbender, Lovecraft Country, and ASOIAF Take The Black LIVE

George R.R. Martin controversy, Mulan controversy, and The Umbrella Academy Take

This week Dan Selcke & special guest Corey Smith talk about the controversy surrounding George R.R. Martin and his hosting of the Hugo Awards this past weekend. We also talk about Disney's new plan to rent out the live-action Mulan via Disney+ for an additional $29.99 (USD). In a time when theaters in some countries are still shut down, is this a viable option for consumers? Lastly - we give a review of The Umbrella Academy season 2, and Dan continues to gush about HBO's Perry Mason reboot. All of this and much, much more on Take The Black LIVE! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

43 minAUG 6
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George R.R. Martin controversy, Mulan controversy, and The Umbrella Academy Take
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