Political Update: Westeros

“If we don’t put aside our enmities and band together, we will die. And then it doesn’t matter whose skeleton sits on the Iron Throne.” During Jon Snow’s shaky introduction to Daenerys Targaryen in the seventh season of Game of Thrones, Ser Davos Seaworth succinctly contextualized the political realities in Westeros. Queen Daernerys had come […]

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Sophie Turner Discusses Sansa’s Emotional Game of Thrones Conclusion and Natalie Dormer ‘Knows’ the Ending

Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) has had a long and arduous journey from season 1 of Game of Thrones through season 7. We can only imagine what season 8 will hold – No, seriously, every day we imagine what season 8 will hold! Sansa’s journey was never an easy one to watch as a viewer, pleasant to experience […]

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The Curious Nature of Love on Game of Thrones – A Video Essay

Interpersonal bonds tend to be, uh, fraught on Game of Thrones, to say the least. In a show famous for its complexity and brutality, we’ve watched plenty of (fairly) conventional relationships break down over the course of seven seasons. In this video essay, however, I take a look at the bonds that have survived thus far and, more specifically, examine how hitting […]

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