Severed Arms and Divided Loyalties: Game of Thrones Episode 7

How to skin a deer; how not to assassinate a queen; and how it’s possible to be both entirely right and totally stupid: welcome to Episode 7. Read More Severed Arms and Divided Loyalties: Game of Thrones Episode 7

Wealth, Fear, and Love: Game of Thrones Ep. 6

After focusing mainly on Westeros last week, this week’s focus is on Dany and Viserys – and the sibling relationships between many of the characters. Also, the first death of a major character… (Still no Jon Snow again, though. I’m feeling pretty deprived).
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Fear and Blood: Game of Thrones Episode 5

As the Guardian blog put it, this was “…clearly Small Council character development week in Westeros,” with nothing of Dany (meh) or Jon (boo) to be seen. But let’s start further afield, with Catelyn Stark, vigilante lady of justice. Read More Fear and Blood: Game of Thrones Episode 5

It’s in the Game (of Thrones): Recap

So you want to watch this new medieval fantasy that all the kids are wittering on about? Confused by all this talk of dragons, zombies, wolves and Walls? Here’s all you need to know to start straight at Episode 5 and catch up with the rest at your leisure.

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Recap: Big Love, Episode 5.09, “Exorcism”

We’ve only got one episode left after this one, which I’ve just now decided to live blog next Sunday night.  Come watch with me! We’ll get a little boozy and dish about everything that’s happened up until the finale in the hour or so before, then we’ll watch the very last adventure of the Henrickson clan together. Read More Recap: Big Love, Episode 5.09, “Exorcism”