Tag Archives: George R.R. Martin

Notes on a Rewatch: Game of Thrones Seasons 4-5

Seasons 4 and 5 are coming packaged together thanks for being sandwiched between a very busy time at my day job (which pays the HBO bill) and a trip to Montréal. This actually kind of works out for analytical purposes. … Continue reading

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Notes on a Rewatch: Game of Thrones Season 3

Let’s start with a plug. I mentioned it last time, but I highly recommend the Ringer’s new podcast Binge Mode: Game of Thrones. They have deep-dived into every episode of the show,  with each installment featuring thematic analysis, ASOIAF lore, … Continue reading

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Notes on a Rewatch: Game of Thrones Seasons 1-2

Some you may recall that back in long summer I attempted weekly Game of Thrones reviews on this blog. I didn’t get very far: I started reviewing episodes weekly during season three, and got to episode seven before I fell off. … Continue reading

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Live from the Mythgard Institute!

Tomorrow, September 22nd, geeks around the world will celebrate Tolkien Day (or Hobbit Day, as it’s come to be known) in celebration of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins’ shared birthday. I will be participating in the festivities as part of the … Continue reading

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The First (Annual?) Mythgard Institute Webathon

The Mythgard Institute was founded in 2011 to bring rigorous, dynamic and interactive educational experiences to students around the world through the latest online course tools while also boasting challenging and engaging classes taught by world-class teachers and leading scholars … Continue reading

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Beauties and Beasts: ‘The Bear and the Maiden Fair’ Review

“Most women don’t know what they like until they’ve tried it,” worldly-wise Margaery explains to innocent Sansa. In season three we’re being presented with a myriad of mismatched couples, and we would do well to ponder the truth of Margaery’s … Continue reading

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Watch This Space

Greetings, readers! I just wanted to write a quick post as a heads-up that my usual Game of Thrones and Doctor Who review posts may be most likely will be delayed this week and next due to travel. This week I’m travelling … Continue reading

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