Category: TV and Movies

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Game of Thrones: Bad Romance

Game of Thrones has lots of coitus and very little of what leads into it, except when it’s rapey, in which case we see it in exacting detail

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American Pickers, Picking and Grinning

American Pickers is of particular in my household, a working-class family with parents/contemporaries who lived through the Great Depression.

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Game of Thrones Rewatch: Redemption Song

I decided to look at the concept of fictional redemption arcs in Game of Thrones. In the GoT TV show, there are three main redemptive arcs.

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Game of Thrones: Little People, Big World

Quit ignoring The Scope Problem or we’ll end up with more Game of Thrones that start off amazing and end with a disappointed “meh”.

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Game of Thrones: Murder Your Darlings

George RR Martin kills off his characters right. Those deaths mattered. The TV version of Game of Thrones? Not so much…

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Game of Thrones: The Cool is Not Enough

There were several fascinating arcs of both plot and character the writers of Game of Thrones sacrificed at the altar of The Rule of Cool.

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Winter is Here

Game of Thrones IS the quintessential program for 2020. No toilet paper at all. Only the burning rage of a million irritated a-holes

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Stop Ruining Christmas

Because part of becoming a modern adult is learning to hate everything that might have made you happy as a kid.