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That Game of Thrones Rape Scene Was Horrifying, But That Was the Point
Spoilers Ahead: Do not read if you haven't already seen this week's episode of Game of Thrones, "Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken." You know you spend too much time mired in internet outrage culture when one of the most unsettling scenes on TV this year is unfolding right in front of ...read more
Just One F*cking Time Can "Game of Thrones" Please Give Us a Break?
Don't even bother reading if you haven't already watched last night's 'Game of Thrones' episode, 'The Mountain and the Viper,' and still plan to. If you have seen it, read on. Also, if you don't watch the show and want to understand why those of us who do feel as if we're in an ...read more
Salon Tops Itself With New Ridiculous Game of Thrones Rape Scene Op-Ed
**obligatory spoiler alert ** Here’s the latest GOT dispatch from the vomity brain of Salon: Not only was the scene in which Jaime Lannister raped his sister, Cersei, “glamourized,” as they reported earlier this week, but some viewers are pretending that it wasn’t rape at all, ...read more
Can Anything That Happens on "Game of Thrones" Really Be Shocking Anymore?
*** Spoilers Ahead *** So let's talk about that scene from Game of Thrones, the one that Jezebel called "unnecessary and despicable" and that led the Huffington Post to clutch a big handful of Arianna's pearls and demand to know whether the show had finally "gone too far." ...read more
Slate Helps Grieving 'Game of Thrones' Fans with Interactive Virtual Graveyard
Game of Thrones is an awesome show, but man does it get confusing sometimes. One can barely keep up with what's going on in the real world, much less George R.R. Martin's (and that's not even considering the Marvel and DC Universes...and DC's parallel universes...and Marvel's ...read more
WATCH: The Honest Trailer for "Game of Thrones"
The Honest Trailer series is a little like the Bad Lip Reading series: It almost doesn't matter what they're taking aim at, it's always worth watching. And with Game of Thrones sidling up to our doorstep this Sunday to try to lure us back into a perennially abusive relationship ...read more
THE MORNING BANTER: Fancy Parties, Pussy Riot Arrests, Elite Daily Takedowns, and Game of Thrones Trailers
Hope you celebrated Presidents Day with booze and lethargy like our forefathers intended! Here's what's happening on the interweb: 1. Dear 1%, This Is Why We Hate You A reporter for New York Magazine crashed the annual black-tie induction ceremony of a secret Wall Street ...read more
UpBuzzViralWorthyFeed: Annoying Yet Entertaining Tesla Coils Sing "Game of Thrones" Theme Song
ArcAttackMusic is a geeky good time. In addition to Tesla coil music, the performance art group makes experimental robotics. Here is "Freebird," and they also do "Sweet Home Alabama," but you'll have to find that link yourself. Until then, just know that winter is ...read more
THE MORNING BANTER: The Golden Globes, A New Christie Theory, Roger Ailes Still Sucks, and the New "Game of Thrones" Season
It's Monday and so it's back to the grind with you, gerbils. Here's a couple of headlines and some assorted stuff from around the internet to get you through the day. 1. Gold Rush 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle cleaned up at last night's Golden Globes, while on the TV ...read more
WATCH: Bad Lip Reading Turns 'Game of Thrones' Into a Comedic Movie Trailer
Just when you thought the Bad Lip Reading guy couldn't possibly top himself, he comes up with something like this: a trailer for a comedy movie about a wacky Medieval theme park -- using footage from 'Game of Thrones.' Behold: Medieval Fun-Time World... "Listen, so, I give ...read more
The Morning Banter: SNL's Most Powerful, Monsters from the Deep, and Hula-ing Dinklage
Here's what you should be reading instead of contemplating how drunk you'll be by 5:15pm: 1. He Owns the Night Dave Itzkoff wrote a really great little book on coming up through the ranks at magazines like Details and Maxim -- it was called Lads -- and he's turned into one ...read more
Why the F**k Did I Just Watch That Episode of Game of Thrones?
*There Will Be Spoilers* I've mentioned this once before but right now it seems especially appropriate: My mother has a thing where she refuses to watch movies and TV shows that are excessively violent. No matter how fantastic a movie or show is -- how well it's reviewed, how ...read more
Winter is Coming... Or is it Already Here?
This weekend sees the return of HBO's epic television series Game of Thrones. Those who are still uninitiated in the wheeling-and-dealings of the Seven Kingdoms must look upon their friends' excited talk of 'the Dothraki' or 'the Night's Watch' with a mix of confusion and ...read more