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Little Green Army Men: Origins

We interrupt our regularly scheduled Game of Thrones coverage for something completely different. There I was, eyes closed and on the verge of sleep, when my mind began running on empty (running blind). “Did I lock the doors?” “Am I a...

Game of Thrones Best Episodes

I had the idea for a top 10 episodes list well before the start of season 7. And when I made that determination, I really thought I would base that list on the merit of the individual episodes in their entirety and not on a single, major...

Game of Thrones Season 7 Obituaries

It’s time to take a look back at the characters we lost this season on Game of Thrones. Though Season 7’s list is much shorter than last season (when I needed a part one and part two), GoT still delivered with semi-major and major...

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 7:...

The “Dragon and the Wolf,” the season 7 finale of Game of Thrones, proved itself a fitting end to GoT’s penultimate season. No season produced more thrilling moments in such a condensed window. Fans who’ve complained in...

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 5:...

Two weeks ago, I made the observation in this space that, in Season 7, Game of Thrones has brought together all these disparate storyline for a common goal. But getting these characters and their varying experiences to agree on one direction...

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 4:

Some of the best work “Game of Thrones” does is when it takes its time and lets its stories breathe. I know it is tough for a show with so many moving parts (well, at least it used to have many parts) to give the time...

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 3: The...

For six seasons (and especially the first five), Game of Thrones told a large story juggling multiple threads spanning thousands of miles. A character could spend their entire time on the show without ever interacting with certain major...

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 2:...

“Stormborn,” the 2nd episode in the penultimate season of Game of Thrones, was act 1 of a large game of risk played out on a large map of Westeros. While last week’s premiere episode gave characters time to breathe and...