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  • May 30, 2016

    7 winners and 5 losers from a Game of Thrones episode full of old friends

    Winners: Arya Stark and makeover plots. Losers: Sam and Walder Frey.

    41 comments / new
  • May 27, 2016

    Game of Thrones' big advantage over the books: correcting George R.R. Martin's mistakes

    The show is getting better as it gets further from its source material.

  • May 26, 2016

    Game of Thrones is revealing George R.R. Martin's biggest secrets. It's weird.

    Those who've read the books are faced with a bit of a dilemma.

  • May 25, 2016

    A dermatologist diagnoses greyscale, Game of Thrones' mysterious skin condition

    Let's figure out just what might be causing this strange disease.

  • May 24, 2016

    Game of Thrones' “The Door” was a meta-commentary on the whole series

    The play's the thing. Also, how about that penis scene, eh?

  • May 23, 2016

    Game of Thrones is better when there are more Starks on screen

    Even after all this time, the family remains the heart of the story.

  • May 23, 2016

    5 winners and 7 losers from the terrific Game of Thrones episode "The Door"

    Winners: Sansa Stark and Euron Greyjoy. Losers: Sansa Stark and Braavos theater fans.

    111 comments / new
  • May 22, 2016

    Game of Thrones' White Walkers, explained

    Everything you need to know about wights and the Others.

  • May 22, 2016

    Game of Thrones season 6: the truth about Hodor, explained

    Wow.

  • May 22, 2016

    Why I think Game of Thrones will make Daenerys the villain, not the hero

    The series has been setting this up for a while.

  • May 19, 2016

    Game of Thrones needs a theory of leadership beyond setting people on fire

    The show is leaving out key details of Dany’s motives, and it’s weakening her storyline.

  • May 18, 2016

    Game of Thrones' Daenerys shows how women can do everything and still be ignored

    How many times must she literally walk through fire before people start listening to her?

  • May 17, 2016

    Game of Thrones has dramatic tension again. Finally.

    The show's characters haven't had clear goals for ages.

  • May 16, 2016

    Game of Thrones' new Dany twist, explained

    Spoilers for the newest episode!

  • May 16, 2016

    7 winners and 5 losers from a jam-packed Game of Thrones episode

    Winner: Queen Daenerys Targaryen. Loser: People with low brightness settings on their TVs.

    52 comments / new
  • May 15, 2016

    Game of Thrones' Dorne storyline — and why people hate it — explained

    Here's how the books are different, and why the show went in another direction.

  • May 13, 2016

    Game of Thrones: Cersei’s walk of shame, like so much sexual abuse, will haunt her forever

    Oaths are made and broken in Game of Thrones, but the constant promise to its women is that they will always be responding to sexual violence and humiliation.

  • May 11, 2016

    Game of Thrones has boring fight scenes. Here’s how it could do better.

    The show could stand to learn a thing or two from superhero series like Daredevil.

  • May 10, 2016

    Game of Thrones episodes are starting to feel like trailers for the real show

    The show has forgotten how to tell a story in between its big moments.

  • May 9, 2016

    Game of Thrones kills so many characters. Why does only Jon Snow get to come back?

    The series increasingly does a poor job of explaining why its big moments happen.

  • May 9, 2016

    Game of Thrones season 6: we just got a huge hint about Jon Snow's real parents

    Spoilers ahead.

  • May 8, 2016

    5 winners and 5 losers from Game of Thrones' "Oathbreaker"

    Winner: the girl formerly known as Arya Stark. Loser: fight choreography.

    37 comments / new
  • May 8, 2016

    Stop judging Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow twist based on a few seconds of airtime

    It may be just what the character needs to make him interesting.

  • May 5, 2016

    Game of Thrones' violence used to make sense. Now it's just gratuitous.

    The "medieval times suck" horse has been well and truly beaten.

  • May 4, 2016

    I keep trying to quit Game of Thrones, and I keep failing

    The show can still be great, when it stops trying to hard to impress.

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