Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Editorial

Small Council: What Game of Thrones spinoffs do we want to see?

Last week, HBO announced that it was developing not one, not two, not three, but FOUR potential spinoffs for Game of Thrones. What do we want them to be about? The Small Council is in...

Fight Like a Lady: The Promotion of Feminism in Game of Thrones

“All my life men like you have sneered at me, and all my life I’ve been knocking men like you into the dust.” — Brienne of Tarth (Content/trigger warning: Discussion of rape and abuse) Prior to his...

Small Council: What do we want out of a trailer for Game of Thrones...

We’ve already gotten a couple of promos for Game of Thrones season 7, plus official photos. Can a proper trailer be far behind? What do we hope it brings us? The Small Council is in session. DAN: At this...

Every Game of Thrones Spoiler We Know for Season 7

Filming on Game of Thrones season 7 is over. With the premiere date of July 16 announced and the teasers trickling out, the HBO hype machine is churning. Much like last year, there’s a sense that we’re...

Ranking the 15 greatest swordsmen on Game of Thrones

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the greatest swordsman of them all? There are many legendary knights and warriors in A Song of Ice and Fire’s‘ sprawling lore, but we are going to...

Small Council: You can recast one actor from Game of Thrones—Who would it be...

Game of Thrones is justly lauded for its casting, but other options existed. Today, we’re going to have a little exercise: pick one member of the cast and replace them with a different actor, and...

The Hero’s Journey in Game of Thrones: Samwell Tarly

What is the Hero’s Journey? It is a basic narrative pattern common across all cultures and time that seems to be shared by all heroic characters. With this in mind, mythologist Joseph Campbell designed...

The Hero’s Journey in Game of Thrones: Samwell Tarly

What is the Hero’s Journey? It is a basic narrative pattern common across all cultures and time that seems to be shared by all heroic characters. With this in mind, mythologist Joseph Campbell designed...

Small Council: Let’s analyze the first official photos from Game of Thrones season 7!

So HBO released 15 official photos from Game of Thrones season 7. Let’s talk about them. DAN: I hear that train a ‘coming…a new season of Game of Thrones is barreling towards us and we have the high-quality glossy photos...

Small Council: Let’s analyze the first official photos from Game of Thrones season 7!

So HBO released 15 official photos from Game of Thrones season 7. Let’s talk about them. DAN: I hear that train a ‘coming…a new season of Game of Thrones is barreling towards us and we have the high-quality glossy photos...