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Ilana Teitelbaum: "The Ghost of Harrenhal": A Geek Girl Watches Game of Thrones

This episode had a recurring theme dear to my heart: Women being awesome. And by "awesome" I don't just mean brave and heroic, though that's here to some degree, too. I mean interesting, and forging independent paths for themselves.
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Ilana Teitelbaum: Critique of Ice and Fire: A Geek Girl Watches Game of Thrones

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (3 years ago)

Maybe the showrunners are worried that if there's no sex in a scene, we'll get bored and check our email, due to the much-touted Death of the American Attention Span. But there is some great acting. Read Post

Ilana Teitelbaum: 'The Old Gods and the New': A Geek Girl Watches Game of Thrones

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (3 years ago)

Or should that be "old plots and new?" This episode deviates so sharply from George R. R. Martin's books that fans were reeling, with some upset by this turn of events. Read Post

Ilana Teitelbaum: Dear HBO, That Was Awesome: A Geek Girl Watches Game of Thrones

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (3 years ago)

If Game of Thrones continues in this vein, the show may actually overcome its reputation as a gratuitous-gore-and-sex fest and become one of HBO's all-time greatest shows. Read Post


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