Episode 65: Geeking Out About The Witcher: Monster Hunters, Witches, and the Duality of Humankind
Binging The Witcher is some of the best TV watching we got done over our Christmas break. The Witcher is a Netflix series starring Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, and Freya Allan, adapted by Lauren Schmitt from books written in the 1990s by Polish author Andrez Spakowski.
Aside from the super confusing timeline jumping (Monika 100% had the advantage over Amanda as she knew about this beforehand!) this series is addictive, attractive, and fierce as fuck. If you haven’t seen The Witcher yet, here is your VERY FAIR AND VALID WARNING that the timeline jumping is mega confusing. Once you get it, everything will make so much more sense.
In this episode of Geek Herring, we’re geeking out HARD about our love of this pseudo medieval portrayal of monster hunters, witches, the duality of humankind, and all sorts of moral lessons you wouldn’t normally see on the surface of The Witcher.
About halfway through this episode we give a short spoiler warning before heading into some of the more specific scenes from the series. We talk about disability, happiness, seeking love, and destiny.
Have you seen The Witcher yet? If not – seriously get your ass in gear and go get your watch on! Are you as in love with Geralt as Amanda is? Let us know in the comments of wherever you see this episode pop up!
We also talked about David J Pearson’s newest book, Estan! You can get your copy here 😀
If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others!
- Geek Interviews: Gender Identity and Modern Medieval Life with Jamie
- Geeking Out About Game Of Thrones
- Geeking Out About Robin Hobb: Fantasy That Represents – LGBTQ+, Gender Roles, Classism, + More
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Amanda & Monika