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This post contains some Season/book 1 plot spoilers. If you’ve been following my recaps of the second season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, you know that I have a lot of feelings about the show and its characters. But I … Continue reading
So the second season of Game of Thrones comes to a close, with lots of action, feelings, and setup for next season. A lot happened in the extended finale, so let’s get cracking!
In a bit of a departure from tradition, instead of seeing a little bit of everybody, this whole episode takes place in King’s Landing, as the city prepares for Stannis’ siege. I think it would be safe to call the … Continue reading
We got a little glimpse of just about everyone in this episode, as the noble families all gear up for war. There are only two episodes left in the season, so we can be sure big things are about to … Continue reading
This week on Game of Thrones, Jon Snow knows Nothing!
This week on Game of Thrones, the theme is separation. Friends from foes, children from moms, and of course, heads and/or limbs from bodies.
Things are really ramping up as we reach the halfway point of the season, and the big players are beginning to show their hands.
Holy cow y’all, I was not prepared for the violence and uncomfortable moments in this episode. Are you strapped in? Good, let’s put a bucket of rats on your chest and get started. This is a particularly triggering episode (and … Continue reading
It’s a rarity to find a person who has watched Avatar: The Last Airbender and not fallen in love with the series. The show has been praised for its exceptional plot and character development, as well as its attention to … Continue reading
This week in Westeros, there are new characters and plenty of new plans being set in motion. The plot thickens and the tension continues to build as the season advances and war looms.
The second episode of Game of Thrones picks up right where the season premiere left off, following Arya as she tries to make her way discreetly back to Winterfell.
The curtain’s raised, the theme music played, and this is what our favorite Westeros residents have been up to this week! (Spoilers ahoy, obviously!)
I hope it’s no surprise that whitewashing has been an accepted convention in Hollywood since the beginning. The history of blackface and yellowface has been well-documented, but with recent reminders like The Last Airbender, Drive, and the highly-anticipated Hunger Games, it seems necessary … Continue reading
As my first impressions have noted, Mass Effect 3 opens with a bang, but things really get interesting as the game continues and Shepard finds herself forced into the role of peacemaker between all manner of alien races and groups, … Continue reading