Take the Black: How the writers’ strike could hurt House of the Dragon


House of the Dragon season 2 will film through the writers’ strike, but the lack of writers could still hurt the show. We explain how.

We have a meaty, serious-minded episode of Take the Black today. Hollywood writers are on strike. What are their demands? Where is the line between producing and writing? How could the strike affect shows like House of the Dragon even if it continues shooting? How much sand could a sandworm worm if a sandworm could sand worms?

All these questions and more are answered in our new episode, below:

I also give my impressions of Citadel, Amazon’s expensive new spy show starring Priyanka Chopra and Game of Thrones veteran Richard Madden. Short version: it’s bad. But why is it bad? And if you’ve seen it and disagree, let us know why!

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