Game of Thrones’ first season often felt like historical fiction more than fantasy if we could just imagine a history quite different than ours. But even if we’ve seen white walkers and dragons and telepathic dire wolves, none of that quite prepared us for what would come at the end of this week’s episode.
Winters that last decades. Zombielike creatures called "white walkers." Supersized wolves. A cache of dragon eggs. Game of Thrones, based on the best-selling fantasy novels by George R.R. Martin, is definitely not of this world. But... Read Post
HBO’s much-hyped swordsy fantasy epic Game of Thrones packed loads of stuff into its premiere episode Sunday: severed bodies, decapitations, bastards, sex, dwarves, sex, dire wolves, incest, and more sex. But it’s a matter of some d... Read Post