Daenerys Targaryen's death, having considered its possibility myself ahead of Game of Thrones' final season as, maybe, an attempt to begin numbing myself to its probability, was the one that I ultimately, and apparently, could not convince myself to prepare for. "I tried to prepare you," my wife said repeatedly last Sunday night after the series finale, "The … Continue reading RIP, Daenerys Targaryen
You've maybe seen the video before. A whole bunch of people are gathered in a bar, watching on a big TV the screensaver of a DVD player, willing it to hit just right in one of the corners, a setting you must either be of a certain age or have seen The Office to appreciate. When … Continue reading There’s never been anything like Game of Thrones’ battle of Winterfell
I've been thinking a lot lately about a thing I don't want to think about: the life expectancy of Daenerys Targaryen. Game of Thrones is a couple weeks away from the beginning of Season 8 and less than two months thereafter from reaching a conclusion to its story. Only then will we know for sure who … Continue reading Will killing Daenerys be Game of Thrones’ last and biggest break from convention?
There's a nerve-inducing moment very early on in Game of Thrones' "The Dragon and the Wolf," a finale to the seventh season that cuts right to the chase...