…Capture the Spirit

As summer slowly winds down and the autumn television season starts to rev up, a new round of series has been making their entrances. There is a lot to sort through, but one, in particular, jumped out at me this past week — Amazon’s “Carnival Row.” Maybe it was the Victorian steampunk vibes, the fae/fairies,…

…Fan the Flames

Hey there, my fellow nerds. It’s Comic-Con weekend, and fandoms of all kinds have descended on San Diego to collectively geek out over the latest pop culture news and reveals. For those of us not lucky to be there in person, there’s still plenty to keep us distracted and out of the heat this weekend….

…Come to Play

“Sometimes the best way to baffle them is to make moves that have no purpose or even seem to work against you. Remember that…when you come to play the game.” Petyr Baelish, “A Storm of Swords” The time has come at last to name a victor of the “Game of Thrones.” There are plenty of opinions…

…Still Surprise You

‘Hobbits really are amazing creatures…You can learn all that there is to know about their ways in a month, and yet after a hundred years they can still surprise you at a pinch.” Gandalf, “The Fellowship of the Ring” Take a moment and think of your favorite fantasy novel or novels. Now think about what…

…Make a Move

As we slowly inch our way towards the conclusion of “Game of Thrones” (it should be Friday by now, right?) our time for completely overanalyzing the series grows short. So, sorry not sorry, to anyone who is suffering from GoT burnout, this is happening. While the literal Iron Throne is buried under the rubble of…

…Stop Overthinking

“Game of Thrones” fans, in the interest of saving time… SPOILER ALERT!!! SPOILER ALERT!!! SPOILER ALERT!!! If you’re still here and haven’t seen last night’s episode  — “The Bells” —  this is on you.