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“You Win Or You Die”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 7

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“You Win Or You Die” is a monumental episode of Game Of Thrones, perhaps the defining hour of the show until “Blackwater” if not the Red Wedding. There are several story reasons for this: Drogo’s speech, Ned’s confrontation with Cersei, … Continue reading

“A Golden Crown”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 6

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“You’re talking about war.” “I’m talking about justice.” Theon Greyjoy and Robb Stark sit and talk about what Robb should do after Ned was attacked and Jory killed last episode. Theon is rash, Robb, careful. But Robb seems at least … Continue reading

Review: New Game Of Thrones beer Valar Morghulis

By Rowan Kaiser on

Starting tomorrow, Brewery Ommegang and HBO are selling their newest Game Of Thrones-inspired beer, Valar Morghulis. In a previous release, they’ve described it as: “A Belgian-style Dubbel was chosen to capture the sweetness of revenge as well as the dangerous consequences that … Continue reading

“The Wolf And The Lion”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 5

By Rowan Kaiser on

Here, five episodes in, Game Of Thrones becomes Game Of Thrones, dammit. With both fast-paced action and slow, meandering conversations, “The Wolf And The Lion” announces to both fantasy fans and television viewers that this is not the sort of … Continue reading

“Cripples, Bastards, And Broken Things”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 4,

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The specter of history overshadows everything in “Cripples, Bastards, And Broken Things”, an episode whose direct engagement with the recent past of the Seven Kingdoms was probably necessary, although maybe not entirely welcome. After all, the core problem for most … Continue reading

“Lord Snow”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 3

By Rowan Kaiser on

“Just so!” “Lord Snow” suffers from many of the same problems of the other early episodes of Game Of Thrones, where trying to produce an authentic adaptation of the novels and a coherent television show often clash. But you can … Continue reading

“The Kingsroad”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 2

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“The Kingsroad” has three interconnected themes running through it, making it arguably the most fascinating and pleasantly difficult episode of the early run of Game Of Thrones for experts, although it wasn’t for many of the newbies I knew watching … Continue reading

“Winter Is Coming”: WiC Remembers, Season 1, episode 1

By Rowan Kaiser on

There may be better pilots than “Winter Is Coming.” But there aren’t many that succeed with such a high degree of difficulty. It ain’t a perfect pilot, but it could have been much, much worse. “Winter Is Coming” has three … Continue reading

Reddit Review: The Saddest Red Wedding Reaction, a new Batman and Robin, and more

By Thoros on

Welcome back Reddit and Non-Reddit lovers. This week we have an action packed post for you! Featuring a lot more fan art, montage videos, an extremely sad Red Wedding reaction video, and of course, cake. Jump below the break for … Continue reading

AxeyFabulous! “The Mountain and the Viper” reviewed

By Fire And Blood on

Many things conspired to try and stop my latest AxeyFab from going up before tonight’s NEW episode of Game of Thrones, but I was not to be deterred! Come watch my latest ep and bear witness as your fatuous and … Continue reading

AxeyFabulous! “Mockingbird” reviewed

By Fire And Blood on

Yeah, the 2-week wait has us lagging too! But worry not – we’re here to remind you sorry sods of last week’s awesomeness, and get the juices flowing again. So without further ado (or even further adieu), here’s some FaB-ulousness … Continue reading

AxeyFabulous! “The Laws of Gods and Men” reviewed

By Fire And Blood on

Axey’s back, full of vim and vigor and virtually bursting with eagerness to talk about this fantastic episode!



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