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Carrying on from the specific-show discussion in part one. In this segment, I’ll explain why I keep watching the problematic stuff I do, while I also ditch stuff that’s theoretically less problematic.
Warning: The below piece includes discussion of sexual assault, as well as spoilers for the current seasons of Vikings and Game of Thrones, and mild spoilers for GoT’s source books. If you’re a fan of Game of Thrones and saw last night’s … Continue reading
Anyone who’s on Tumblr and loves to read the words of a smart, funny woman who also happens to be black and queer needs to go follow Jasika Nicole. She frequently comes up with some amazing perspectives about the world … Continue reading
Figured I may as well title the post with the incendiary quote it’s about. So, as is obvious by now, I’m a big ol’ Game of Thrones fan, and particularly a fan of some of its female characters. One of … Continue reading
Realized I hadn’t made a proper post over here about this since my initial eff-you one to Ginia Bellafante last year. But, given that there’s yet another entry (from HuffPo this time–not giving them the hit with a link) in the “Thrones … Continue reading
Though I think there’s some risk inherent in pitting such completely different shows against each other (even if they’re on the same network), this deconstruction of the representation of women in “Game of Thrones” and “Girls” is great. In particular, … Continue reading
My awesome friend Todd wrote a nice, long piece on the Game of Thrones piracy issue. Similar points to what I was mentioning: people not getting how HBO’s revenue model is dependent on cable/satellite providers. Have been thinking a bit … Continue reading