A few weeks ago, I was sent an advance review copy of Decoding Dylan: Making Sense of the Songs that Changed Modern Culture by Jim Curtis. New from McFarland Publishing, Jim M. Curtis’ new book Decoding Dylan: Making Sense of the Songs that Shaped Modern Culture gives us an expert look at the life and work… Continue reading ARC Book Review; Decoding Dylan: Making Sense of the Songs that Changed Modern Culture
Game of Thrones returns for its final season in mere hours, after well over a year of being off the air. I’ve been writing about every episode since early this year in my Journey to the Throne series. But, unfortunately, I was not quick enough to catch up by the time Season 8 came out. Just… Continue reading Stuff I’ll Blog about when Game of Thrones is Done [No Spoilers]
Arya and the Hound Arya’s series arc is a sequence of murder-enthusiast father figures; Syrio, Jaqen, the Brotherhood, the Hound, and then No One. (Also worth mentioning are Brienne and Lady Crane.) In my opinion, few had as big of an impact on her as the Hound. The Hound really taught her how to kill.… Continue reading Reunions I’m looking forward to in Game of Thrones Season 8
As Game of Thrones‘ eighth and final season approaches, I have been publishing a series that breaks down the show episode-by-episode. For the previous post in this series, click here: Season 4 Lightning Round; Journey to the Throne, S4:E1-5 This post contains spoilers up to the end of Game of Thrones Season 7. Game of Thrones, Season 4, Episode… Continue reading Tribulations and Trials by Combat; Journey to the Throne, S4E6-10
Hey everyone, as you all know, I’ve been writing about every single episode of Game of Thrones – but I haven’t written about everything Thrones if I didn’t talk about the deleted scenes as well! Here are two that I really love. Tywin and Grand Maester Pycelle Now we’ve seen slight hints at Pycelle’s true nature, where he seems… Continue reading Two Deleted Scenes: Journey to the Throne
Keeping with this week’s Game of Thrones theme, I wanted to highlight some of the talented, funny, and generally delightful people behind the show. Because hoo boy, the Game of Thrones cast has some real gems. I genuinely can’t think of any actor who is a significant part of the show who isn’t at the top of their game.… Continue reading My favorite Game of Thrones Cast Interviews
With Season 8 only days away, I think it’s time to do a lightning-round breakdown of who I think is going to live and who is going to die. This isn’t necessarily who I want to live and die, it’s just who I think will. Here goes: Jon Snow: Lives Daenerys: Dies (It could just as… Continue reading Thrones, Season 8: Who Lives? Who Dies?