Game of Thrones, Review, Television

I Finally Watched Game of Thrones (Season 4)

We're at the peak of the mountain, ladies and gentlemen. The writers ran out of good books here and we're running out of good television. So let's just appreciate it while it lasts! The War of the Five Kings has reached a stand still. Stannis continues his preparations to resume his assault and the Ironborn… Continue reading I Finally Watched Game of Thrones (Season 4)

Books, Character Analysis, Game of Thrones, Television, The Mind of a Character

Varys ‘The Spider’: Why He Worked and How the Show Ruined Him

Game of Thrones is not a series in which simple people last. Those who are purely good quickly have their intentions taken advantage of and end up dead. Those who are purely evil are quickly assassinated to prevent them from becoming as dangerous as they could in a position of higher power. If you're too… Continue reading Varys ‘The Spider’: Why He Worked and How the Show Ruined Him

Game of Thrones, Movie Monday, Review, Television

So I Finally Watched Game of Thrones (Season 1)

It's easy to forget that Game of Thrones was a cultural phenomenon. After the disaster that was the eighth season, the love and acclaim the series had enjoyed for almost its entire runtime almost instantly evaporated. Nowadays, no one mentions how good the earlier seasons were. They focus exclusively on how bad it was in… Continue reading So I Finally Watched Game of Thrones (Season 1)

Books, Game of Thrones, How's This Book?, Review

A Clash of Kings: The War Begins

Man, it's been a hot minute since my Game of Thrones review. Not the show Game of Thrones, I mean the first book in the Song of Ice and Fire series of the same- oh, forget it. A Clash of Kings picks up right where A Game of Thrones left off. After the death of… Continue reading A Clash of Kings: The War Begins