Tagged: game of thrones


So, Can We Talk About This?

A FAQ about that last episode. Totally rot13’d. For the post is dark, and full of spoilers.


Linky Friday #57

Burt Likko fills in for Will Truman for this week’s aggregation of dozens of links to themed web randomness!


Game of Thrones: “The Rains Of Castamere”

I wasn’t planning on writing about Game of Thrones today, but here we are. Saturday night I was at a Mexican restaurant with several friends when the conversation turned to Westeros. “You guys better...


Highlights from Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 2

Last night’s episode of Game of Thrones, “Dark Wings, Dark Words,” was the first one I watched all by my lonesome. Sipping some gin and finishing off the remnants of a week old chocolate...


Game Of Thrones Appendix!

The astucious MikeSchilling has put together a spectacular essay detailing the breeding habits of the Spanish Royalty. If you’re familiar with how Game of Thrones is pretty much a retelling of the War of...


What Is Game Of Thrones For?

Warning: This post contains spoilers through the second book of A Song of Ice and Fire and the second season of Game of Thrones. Also, if you choose to follow the links, you are...


No, Tyrion isn’t just like me

A little while ago both Erik and myself were giggling over this clip of Ben in Parks and Recreation passionately casting down the idea that HBO’s Game of Thrones would ever be canceled. Ben...


Fools in Dorne

I can’t find it in myself to like Ser Arys Oakheart, or feel sad for him. I just finished the chapter (SPOILERS) where Arianne’s rebellion fails. I know I’m supposed to feel pity for...


Mothers are all the same in A Song of Ice and Fire

Does anybody else find the entire Iron Islands storyline tiresome and disconnected? I do. I just can’t find myself at all interested by Euron Crow’s Eye or Victarion or Asha. I also sort of...


What will the myths be in A Song of Ice and Fire?

By the end of A Storm of Swords and the beginning of A Feast for Crows (which I just recently began rereading. I’m almost at A Dance!) Jaime’s transformation is roughly complete and Sansa...


Brienne of Tarth

League commenter Marianne is interested in Brienne of Tarth: Well…. for one thing I think a woman knight idolizing Renly that way is an interesting take on the conventions of chivalry and courtly love....