An Orange Is the New Black Fact Check

Many times shows create situations that are not entirely accurate in order to move the plot along, In the case of Orange Is the New Black, the writers <clearly> wanted to get Piper out of prison for the final act of the…

Considering Tyrion’s Season 8 Episode 4 speech to Cersei in context

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*Spoiler Alert*

Most of the last several seasons of Game of Thrones has been occupied by Benioff and Weiss turning Tyrion Lannister from an incredibly strategic and entertaining drunk into an incredibly stupid and annoying teetotaler.

Let’s face it…

Who had the dumbest moment of “Winterfell”

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Look, it is hard to blame characters for writers and showrunners who have reduced them from full-bodied characters full of motivations and deep backstories down to caricatures.

At the same time, someone has to have had the dumbest moment of episode one, here…

And no, it does not involve joining the fight at Winterfell

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Warning, I will be discussing theories based on events that have already occurred on the show *spoiler alert*

As much as I hate to say it, of late, there is really only one person playing chess in Westeros (and…

Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls

(this is a slightly modified version of one part my recap of Season 8 Episode 1 “Winterfell”)

If I have one consistent criticism of Benioff and Weiss it is that they are addicted to sacrificing story, logic, and character motivation to deliver spectacle.

Of course everyone…

Josh H

Author, Criminal Justice Reform Advocate, Co-Host of the "Decarceration Nation" Podcast, Television critic and Movie Reviewer, OnPirateSatellite.com

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