Oldtown offers one last game-changing secret as Game Of Thrones goes behind enemy lines (newbies)

Welcome to another season of Game Of Thrones reviews for those who have not read the books the series is based on. Since critics won’t be receiving screeners this season, each week I’ll publish the episode page once the broadcast ends and add my review to the page when I finish. That way newbies have a spoiler-free…

Another surprise battle upsets the balance of power on Game Of Thrones (newbies)

Welcome to another season of Game Of Thrones reviews for those who have not read the books the series is based on. Since critics won’t be receiving screeners this season, each week I’ll publish the episode page once the broadcast ends and add my review to the page when I finish. That way newbies have a spoiler-free…

Retrace Jon Snow and Tyrion Lannister’s steps with these Game Of Thrones supercuts

Now that the long night of Game Of Thrones’ offseason has begun, we can take stock of its main players’ journeys. YouTuber TheGaroStudios was up for the challenge of condensing six seasons’ worth of character developments into a couple of well-executed vignettes that eschew chronological retelling for each character’s…

Two battles test the season’s sense of hope on Game Of Thrones (newbies)

Welcome to another season of Game Of Thrones reviews for those who have not read the books the series is based on. Since critics won’t be receiving screeners this season, each week I’ll publish the episode page once the broadcast ends and add my review to the page when I finish. That way newbies have a spoiler-free…

“No more talking” as the battles begin on Game Of Thrones (newbies)

Welcome to another season of Game Of Thrones reviews for those who have not read the books the series is based on. Since critics won’t be receiving screeners this season, each week I’ll publish the episode page once the broadcast ends and add my review to the page when I finish. That way newbies have a spoiler-free…

Extended family spends the holiday together on Game Of Thrones (newbies)

The follow-up to “The Door” was always going to have the built-in challenge of having to be good not only on its own but also next to “The Door.” And “Blood Of My Blood” doesn’t have the benefit of many exciting surprises or turning points. In fact it puffs up a highly anticipated conflict before farting it away in a…

The blasts from the past continue on a moodier Game Of Thrones (newbies)

Welcome to another season of Game Of Thrones reviews for those who have not read the books the series is based on. Since critics won’t be receiving screeners this season, each week I’ll publish the episode page once the broadcast ends and add my review to the page when I finish. That way newbies have a spoiler-free…

Artist Simon Beck creates massive Game Of Thrones fan art in the snow

Winter, for those who live in the Northern Hemisphere, is not coming. It is, in fact, departing. But the sixth season of HBO’s massively popular Game Of Thrones premieres on April 24, and England’s Sky Atlantic is going to rather extreme lengths to promote it. The channel has enlisted the services of snow artist Simon…

Outlandish as it seems, Game Of Thrones is rooted in English history

Viewers feeling vaguely guilty for spending their weekends, or even entire weeks, immersed in George R.R. Martin’s Game Of Thrones can take comfort in the knowledge that the show is, on some level, educational. The series is no mere delivery system for nudity, beheadings, and Peter Dinklage. Take away the saga’s…

Read This: A lawyer’s painless explanation of intellectual property

“Intellectual property” is a term that comes up often in online discussions of popular culture, even though hardly anyone who uses it seems to know what it actually means. One person who does know what it means is self-described “geek at law” Will Frank, an honest-to-goodness New York lawyer who specializes in…