At Loser City, friend of the Gutter Nick Hanover has some thoughts on the new HBO show, Westworld. “Have you ever noticed that the most advanced sexual pleasure technology is designed for women yet the bulk of sci-fi featuring any kind of “pleasure bot” centers around men’s pleasure? […]
You can listen to songs about Game Of Thrones by Talib Kweli, Common, Method Man, Snoop Dogg, Kilo Kish, Yandel, Estelle, Daddy Yankee, Anthrax, Mastodon and many more on HBO’s Mix Tape II: Game of Thrones on Soundcloud. (Thanks, Alisdair!)
The AV Club consider the emotional impact of Game of Thrones’ Red Wedding episode. Gus Mustrapa considers pranks, punchlines, Schadenfreude and the Red Wedding: “This weekend a booby-trap three years in the making was sprung. Millions of TV viewers watching A Game of Thrones took the proverbial blow. A […]
Breaking Bad re-imagined as an ABC sitcom.
Slate is wondering, “If premium cable channels like HBO and Showtime aren’t judged by the Nielsens, how do they define success? And how does a niche program like Game of Thrones—beloved by fans, but watched by a tiny fraction of the viewing public—make money?”
I just finished re-reading A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin’s first volume in his (currently very hot) fantasy series, and I quite enjoyed it. Looking back on my notes from my first read-through ten years ago, I was startled to discover that I found it ho-hum and/or […]