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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Has a Black Belt in Gender Judo

Oh, what a shock, Congress is being useless once again when it comes to securing rights for women. And let’s all direct our middle fingers in the general direction of the Women Against Feminism Tumblr. Sigh. At least Thor’s a lady now? I’ll take whatever good news I can get. (As usual, trigger warnings for […]

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Join the Binge Watch!

“You young kids, you can’t wait for a new season. You have to watch every episode at once. You have no patience!” This was my mother, scolding me for watching the entire first season of Orange is the New Black in under a week. When I pointed out that if streaming services had been around when […]

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Pop Culture

Going Out With a Bang: The Music of the Season 4 Game of Thrones Finale

It’s the episode we all waited for — and now we’ll be waiting ten months for Season 5.

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Perspectives

A Completely True and Totally Unbiased View of Scotland’s Independence Referendum

BANNOCKBUUUUUUURN!

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New Show Recap, Game of Thrones 4×10, “The Children”

It’ s back to the usual format for Game of Thrones, but with about five massively climactic moments I’m not sure where to start recapping — or finish. Also — IT’S THE END OF THE SERIES [“season” for our U.S. readers ~Ed.], HOLD ME.

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New Show Recap, Game of Thrones 4×09, “The Watchers on the Wall”

It turns out it’s difficult to recap an awesome epic battle episode that rips the heart right out of you.

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New Show Recap: Game of Thrones 4×8, “The Mountain and the Viper”

This is one of those times I knew exactly what was coming at the end and I still had to watch through my fingers.

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New Show Recap: Game of Thrones 4×07, “Mockingbird”

To Kill A…? No, wait…

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Pop Culture

A Quiz of Thrones

Spoilers below, obviously. 

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New Show Recap: Game of Thrones 4×06, “The Laws of Gods and Men”

Whew, things are moving along…

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New Show Recap, Game of Thrones 4×05, “First of His Name”

“We don’t hurt little girls in Dorne.” “Everywhere in the world, they hurt little girls.”

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New Show Recap, Game of Thrones 4×04, “Oathkeeper”

I owe you an apology.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Wearing Pants to the Prom

And the hits just keep on rolling, y’all. State legislatures have been busy passing even more anti-abortion bills that are probably unconstitutional, but that’s ok; we can pick up contraceptives at the 7-11! We’ve got another batch of terrible people, but there are a few others who have earned high fives this week. (As usual, […]

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New Show Recap, Game of Thrones 4×03, “Breaker of Chains”

Let’s get the inevitable out of the way first, shall we? [Content note: sexual violence]

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The Internet’s Best Reactions to the “Game of Thrones” Purple Wedding

The Internet really just makes things better. (Spoilers, of course!)