The Best Television of 2014 | 5 Jan 2015 // 9:20 PM
In 2014, we let Russian spies, biker gangs, Silicon Valley techies, and existentially frustrated detectives into our living rooms. As these 25 picks reveal, we had good reasons for doing so.
Disaster and Individualism in 'Game of Thrones' | 1 Sep 2014 // 9:10 PM
Game of Thrones trades in everything good and bad about nations and realms for everything good and bad about pure individualism.
'Game of Thrones' Sets the Gold Standard for TV Dramas | 17 Feb 2014 // 1:00 AM
It’s no wonder that Game of Thrones is one of HBO’s biggest successes and a worldwide phenomenon. Plus, you know, it's got dragons.
'Game of Thrones': Women in Wartime | 31 Mar 2013 // 2:30 AM
Cunning and ambitious, with a deep understanding of politics and war, the women of Game of Thrones know how to get what they want.
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.
Creator of 'Game of Thrones' Languages: "I put words in their mouths" | 16 Jun 2015 // 6:33 AM
Although George R.R. Martin claimed he made up phrases on the spot, I was delighted to find that his language examples were grammatically consistent.
HBO Cracking Down on 'Game of Thrones' Watch Parties at Bars | 24 Apr 2015 // 4:21 AM
The civil war between HBO and bars is not new but has become recently heated as HBO has battled piracy of the popular Game of Thrones, which drew a record 8 million viewers for its season 5 premiere this month.