Game of Thrones

On 'Game of Thrones' and Its Problematic Nod to John Ford Westerns | 30 Aug 2017 // 10:00 PM

With Game of Thrones' massive cultural power comes responsibility. Alas, the John Ford homage "The Spoils of War" episode fails to address "savage Indian" stereotypes.

Is a Feminist Revolution Unfolding on 'Game of Thrones' and 'Twin Peaks'? | 9 Aug 2017 // 10:00 PM

Game of Thrones and Twin Peaks share cultural DNA in their pervasive and structural violence against women, yet both seem to be transforming into unlikely forms of feminism on television.


'Game of Thrones' Live Recaps Six Seasons of Westerosian History at Madison Square Garden | 9 Mar 2017 // 8:43 AM

Game of Thrones epic live concert experience featuring Ramin Djawadi's powerful score also serves as a two hour "previously on..." catch-up for the upcoming seventh season.

Game of Thrones: Season 6, Episode 9 - "Battle of the Bastards" | 24 Jun 2016 // 5:00 AM

"Battle of the Bastards" may have satisfied the age-old bloodlust for war; unfortunately, it did so through the more recent tradition of dramatizing, aestheticizing, and making war cool.


Who Should Rule Westeros in 'Game of Thrones'? | 15 Apr 2015 // 4:00 AM

As Game of Thrones begins its fifth action-packed season, PopMatters examines the show's many contenders for the titular throne.

In the Game of Genre Television, You Win or You Get Cancelled | 24 Mar 2015 // 4:18 AM

Networks will continue to falter in their attempts to imitate Game of Thrones if they fail to prioritize character development over flashy fantasy storytelling.


Battlefield Losses: 5 Thoughts on Episode 6 of 'Game of Thrones' | 21 Aug 2017 // 5:02 AM

Sunday’s episode (spoiler alert) was the most action-crazed yet in this jittery, jazzed-up, on-edge season.

'Game of Thrones' Kicks Off Season 7, and the Pieces Are in Motion | 17 Jul 2017 // 4:54 AM

Like its women, Game of Thrones seems to get only stronger with each episode.

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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