Thoughts on Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones Thoughts. Game of Thoughts. Nailed it.

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Any Game of Thrones fan knows that George R.R. Martin is in it for the long haul. He could come out tomorrow and announce that instead of seven books, he’s decided to write ten, and there would be the typical online wailing and gnashing of teeth, and then we’d all get used to it. We’d get used to it because we are used to this story continuing. A Game of Thrones came out in 1996. Can you believe that? Almost 20 years ago. Waiting for the next book, for the next season, is just what we do. It’s a part of life.  Continue reading “Thoughts on Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones Thoughts. Game of Thoughts. Nailed it.”

The Sansa Stark Rape Controversy Non-troversy

Sansa Stark's rape outraged fans in this latest season of Game of Thrones.

There’s been a lot of talk about the rape scene from last week’s episode of Game of Thrones. And rightfully so. It’s pretty brutal. And it’s another in a long string of misfortunes to befall Sansa Stark. However, after listening to a lot of the criticism that’s been leveled against it, I have to say I’m a little confused. A lot of people are acting as if this was the straw that finally broke the camel’s back, and that the show had reached some point of no return, with even Senator Clair McCaskill weighing in on the discussion. Continue reading “The Sansa Stark Rape Controversy Non-troversy”