The Dany Divide: Mixed Emotions, Fan Engagement and Reaction to Game of Thrones Season 8

by James Rivers It is known: this season of Game of Thrones has been highly divisive, with Twitter ablaze, critics critical and YouTube comment threads unpleasant. The actions by Daenerys Targaryen in Sunday’s episode only added more fuel, ahem, to the fire. But evidence shows that viewers already had mixed, even lukewarm, views about Dany. […]

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Get ready for the Game of Thrones finale with the latest CafePress merch & our new Watchers on the Wall 25% discount code!

We teamed up with CafePress again to celebrate (or is it mourn?) the end of the show this coming Sunday, with the latest in their Game of Thrones merchandise—T-Shirts, blankets, mugs, and even merch personalized by you based on official Game of Thrones designs. Below the cut, check out all the featured items and a […]

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Get ready for tonight’s Game of Thrones return with new CafePress merch & Watchers on the Wall 25% discount code!

Watchers on the Wall has teamed up with CafePress to get you ready for tonight’s grand return of the show for a final time, with the latest in their Game of Thrones merchandise—T-Shirts, blankets, mugs, what have you. Moreover, CafePress allows you to create your own merchandise based on official Game of Thrones designs. Below […]

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Game of Thrones production designer Riley, EP Caulfield explain delayed Season 8, claim “it will never get better than this”

“Can I have a picture?” A small crowd had formed around Game of Thrones’ Production Designer Deborah Riley and Executive Producer Bernie Caulfield this past Monday as they held court in the airy atrium of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. In a night of trivia, factoids, humor and heart, an auditorium crammed […]

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Fandom-Wide Survey Ratings for Game of Thrones, Part 3: Justifiable Homicide?

By Chris Wright, aka James Rivers, with Petra We’re onto Part 3 of our Game of Thrones survey results, in which we learn that of two formerly Essos-dwelling female characters, only one’s lethal acts are consistently seen as justified. We’ll review nearly four dozen events on the show – various beheadings, imprisonments and mass killings […]

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Fandom-Wide Survey Ratings for Game of Thrones, Part 2: Good and Evil

By Chris Wright, aka James Rivers, with Petra Part 2 of our Game of Thrones fandom survey results finds three strong women — Daenerys, Cersei and Sansa — among respondents’ favorite AND least favorite characters. And a question gauging the morality of 40 characters reveals that a man normally associated with “black and white” comes […]

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