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Game of Thrones S07 E05: ‘Eastwatch’

The Lannisters and Targaryens deal with the aftermath of Daenerys’ surprise attack, we get a number of wacky plans so crazy they just might work, and I discover how hard it is to watch Game of Thrones while you’re on vacation and your internet connection sucks.  Find out if I made it through the episode without throwing the television out a window, right after the break. Spoilers ahead.

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Game of Thrones S07 E04: ‘The Spoils of War’

Wow.  Just… wow.  Over these last seven point four three seasons, Game of Thrones has left me in many states:  Sad, exultant, angry, completely bereft of hope that the concept of “good” was anything but an illusion manufactured by our ape brains to cope with the sheer cruelty and meaningless of life

…yeah, that was a dark time, wasn’t it…

…but never have I ever left an episode feeling so completely shaken, and unsure about where exactly my loyalties lie.  Please meet me on the analysts couch after the break (spoilers abound).

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Game of Thrones S07 E03: ‘The Queen’s Justice’

A whole lot to talk about as Fire and Ice finally meet, the Lannisters let loose in several different ways, and we continue to collect missing Starks in a densely packed episode that revealed a ton of things, even as it muddied several paths our heroes need to follow.  Let’s talk about them all after the break (and yes… lots and lots of spoilers).

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Game of Thrones S07 E02: Stormborn

Game of Thrones treated us to a dark and stormy episode two, as our heroes face internal whirlwinds, uneasy allies succumb to a tempest of emotion, and the fog of war once again envelops Westeros.  Lots to talk about this week after the break. Spoilers abound!

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Jim Knipp Reviews Game of Thrones S06 E08: No One

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This week’s episode gave us a tense, thrilling episode that started slowly before reaching its full, butt-clenching, head-popping boil. We are reminded that it’s best not to ever get too happy or self-satisfied, that the Clegane brothers really do have a lot in common, and it’s really the badass ladies who ultimately rule the Game of Thrones. Find out why, after the break!

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Game of Thrones S06 E05: The Door

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Hard to believe we’re at the halfway point of season six of “Game of Thrones.”  Fittingly,  it’s a time of transition as  the great wheels of war begin rolling again.  We say goodbye to old friends, perhaps make a few deals with the devil, and find out what ‘hodor’ means in the most f*cking depressing way possible.  Oh dear, spoilers and such. More after the break.

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Game of Thrones S06 E04: The Book of the Stranger

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Reunions ruled this week’s episode and the ladies of “Game of Thrones” showed that they’re not only the fairer sex, but the more badass as well.  Let’s talk about what they’ll inspire right after the break!  Spoilers (including some of the book variety) ahead.

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Game of Thrones S06 E02: Home

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AAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH!!! AAAAAHHHH!!! Holy F@&# DID YOU SEE THAT!!!??!!! SHE TRIED… AND THEN HE… AND… CAN’T BREATHE!!!

Okay, relax… deep breaths.  “Game of Thrones” is just a television show, not the answer to world peace.

I’ll try to resume some modicum of control, after the break… and of course spoilers ahead…  AAAAAA…

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Actor Trading Cards: Peter Dinklage

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PETER DINKLAGE

Born: June 11, 1969 in Morristown, New Jersey
Height: 4’5

Personal Quote:

“I’m on Game of Thrones, and every time we have someone new coming on our show, we welcome them with open arms and get revitalized by this new presence. Then we kill them off very quickly.”

Did You Know?

Dinklage is a vegetarian. Anytime you see him eating a meat product on screen, it is actually a tofu product.
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Game of Thrones S05 E10: Mother’s Mercy

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Not a whole lot of mercy to be had as our season finale of “Game of Thrones” proves George R.R. Martin’s story framework still rules, major (and I mean major) characters fall, and ten million teenage girls cry themselves to sleep.  Let’s discuss, after the break.

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