Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 058 “Crispy on the Outside” Now Available!


Robot-Kraken Episode 058- May 2019 “Crispy on the Outside“ 

This episode, hosts Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte and Kris ‘Deeply Dapper’ McClanahan talk Game of Thrones Season 08 Episode 05: “The Bells.” As usual, Spoilers abound!


Show Notes! As with all of our weekly Game of Thrones recap episodes, the pod is truncated to focus on the show. This week, however, we DID manage a few of our regular segments:

In our discussion of this week’s penultimate episode, we identified our Red Tentacles (best parts) and Black Octopi (worst parts) as we do with our Robot Reviews of movies…

Game of Thrones S08 E05: The Bells

Red Tentacle:

  • Thom: Qyburn’s meloning
  • Kris: Varys’ rings

Black Octopus:

  • Thom: Killing the horse
  • Kris: Euron Greyjoy’s convenient timing


Planned Plundering:

  • Thom: Barry S02, Detective Pikachu with the younglings
  • Kris: Sneaky Pete, Avengers: Endgame HOPE HOPE

Rum-Fueled Recommendations:

  • Thom: Legion S02
  • Kris: Hellboy Boardgame


ROBOT KRAKEN is a MONTHLY podcast by two indie artists, Kristopher McClanahan of Deeply Dapper and Thom Chiaramonte of the Third Rail Design Lab. We get together and talk about comics, movies, working the table at comic cons, life in this nerdy wonderland, and whatever mumblings from the deep we come across. You can find out more about us, contact us or follow along our journey at 

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