Game of Thrones Episode 2 — Dany’s Blunder
Beware, Spoilers! Stop reading if you’re not caught up.
How does a queen who commands perhaps the most potent army that Westeros has ever seen — an army greater and more powerful than Aegon the Conqueror’s — squander her advantages …
It’s All About Eve — Thoughts on the Westworld Finale
I haven’t written about Westworld yet in this space, but it’s the most fun new show of the year, and I loved every minute of it. Oh, and it’s also the latest show to be think-pieced to death. If you’re …
On True Detective, Season Two
Since Brother Geraghty mentions it below, I figure this is as good a time as any to say that I think all of the negative buzz about the new season of True Detective is unfounded. The first season, which I …
Game of Thrones Episode 1 – Are the Stark Men Still Stupid?
This should go without saying, but this episode review is spoiler-laden. Stop reading if you’re not caught up.
The first six seasons featured exactly three male protagonists who were classic fantasy-fiction heroes, warriors who were courageous, chivalrous, and honorable. Each …
Thoughts on HBO’s ‘The Night Of’
For those who haven’t seen HBO’s outstanding limited series, ‘The Night Of,’ please be aware — spoilers are ahead.
Rarely have I seen a show that captures the essence of the doubt that so often lurks in the heart …
The Pro-Family Message in HBO’s True Detective
For those who haven’t been watching HBO’s new series, True Detective, I highly recommend it. It’s an extremely well written multi-timeline crime drama and, as I explain below, contains a powerful message of what it means to be …