FD 75: Talking Black Sails with Adam Serwer and Jon Steinberg

FD 75: Talking Black Sails with Adam Serwer and Jon Steinberg

This week of Fathoms Deep, we are joined by Adam Serwer, staff writer for The Atlantic, and Jon Steinberg, Black Sails show runner and wrangler of pirates. We talk politics, history, Treasure Island, and Jon tells us his parrot head canon.
This episode dedicated to Robert Levine and his gentile encouragement.

CIJS 35: Dispatches from Con of Thrones – The Common People and the High Lords’ Game

CIJS 35: Dispatches from Con of Thrones – The Common People and the High Lords’ Game

This week on Can I Just Say, the second panel dispatch from Con of Thrones: Daphne talked with Michael Monaco from Maester Monthly, as well as Luka Nieto and David Rosenblatt from Watchers on the Wall. We talked about power dynamics of the Common Folk who rose to be in the spheres of the Noble Families in the worlds of A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones and our favorite examples of those types of characters, including Melisandre, Varys, Davos and others.

FD74: Chatting with Anna-Louise Plowman about Mrs Hudson

FD74: Chatting with Anna-Louise Plowman about Mrs Hudson

This week on Fathoms Deep, we chat with Anna-Louise Plowman about the special space in which Mrs Hudson exists in the story of Black Sails. We talked about a very different face of civilization and how that perspective influences how we experience the world of of the pirates though very different eyes.