Sooooo, about that last Game of Thrones: Mother's Mercy

How to Talk to Your Dragon Because He Doesn’t Speak English, Dummy Riding a dragon away from a battle sure looks cool. There’s style points for days associated with such a move. The thing is, Daenerys has no control over the damn thing. Drogon flew ‘til he got tired and now he has to rest…

Sooooo, about that last Game of Thrones: The Dance of Dragons

Burning Heart Stannis has been on a dark path since he was formally introduced to the show back in season 2. He’s fallen further and further under the influence of the mysterious Melisandre. In her defense, she has come through for him and the one time he didn’t listen to her, he got blown the…

Sooooo, about that last Game of Thrones: Hardhome

Winterflay Reek just had to go screw up Sansa’s escape plans last week. He’s simply too broken to see a way out from under Ramsay’s penis chopping thumb. This week he does manage to give her a glimmer of hope by letting it slip than he did not actually murder Bran and Rickon, he just…

Sooooo, about that last Game of Thrones: The Gift

The Night’s Watch is the Worrrrrrrst Part 48 Jon has been Lord Commander for about 3 minutes and here he is going north with Tormund Giantsbane to bring the Wildlings south for the winter. As soon as Jon leaves, the men of the Watch turn into even bigger shits than usual. Two guys try to…

Sooooo, about that last Game of Thrones: Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken

Winterflay There’s been a number of unpleasant endings to Game of Thrones episodes. “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken” was easily the worst of the lot. Things have been going bad for Sansa since Lady took a dagger to the throat back in season one. This could be rock bottom for her. Sansa has gone ahead and wed Ramsay…

Sooooo, about that last Game of Thrones: Kill the Boy

Did anyone else see the title of this episode and immediately think of the Little Mermaid song “Kiss the Girl”? Just me? FINE.   Look like the boy too shy Ain’t gonna kill the boy Sha la la la la la Ain’t that sad? Ain’t it a shame? Too bad, he gonna miss the boy…

Sooooo, about that last Game of Thrones: Sons of the Harpy

Baelish Knows Best Yet again, it looks like Littlefinger is one step ahead of everyone else. He’s responsible for the deaths of Ned Stark, Joffrey Baratheon, and Lysa Arryn. Now, he apparently already knows about Stannis’ troops in the North. If Stannis wins the North, surely he’ll want Sansa and the Stark name to help…

Sooooo, about that last Game of Thrones: High Sparrow

Stark Legacy What will you do to move on? Will you try and hold on to the life you had? Are you willing to throw it all away? Can you move on from the crimes that have been committed against you and yours? That’s what the remaining Stark children need to decide. Arya’s been whispering…

Sooooo, about that last Game of Thrones: The Wars to Come

Game of Thrones’ fifth season opens by asking us (again), “Who should rule?” Tywin Lannister’s death on the shitter is creating another power vacuum. Should it be Stannis, with his chiseled jawline and strict adherence to the rules? Should it be Daenerys, who will probably, maybe be coming overseas at some point? There’s always Tommen…

Game of Thrones Spin-off Showcase

You know HBO is thinking about how they can maximize the profits from their hit show Game of Thrones. There’s been talk of a prequel series, which would probably be great. But, after seeing the success of AMC’s Better Call Saul, I can’t help but think of the spinoff possibilities.   Ramsay the Reek Follow…

Best of Television 2014

Making lists of favorite things is a fool’s errand, and no medium makes me more foolish than television. I watch too much of it, and keeping up with it has become more impossible by the day with programming expanding to platforms that aren’t even technically “television.” So how do I possibly isolate the 10 best…