However just or unjust it may be, television shows are often times judged for their final episodes. From a storytelling standpoint you’ve already drawn everyone in, you’ve won their trust, you’ve gained their fandom/love now all you’re left to do is stick the landing. No pressure, right? We live in a world of nearly impossible expectations that social media often makes impossible to achieve. Yet, … Continue reading Game of Thrones “The Iron Throne” Review- Now Our Watch Has Ended
They say that every time a Targaryen is born the gods flip a coin and the realm holds its breath. After eight seasons Daenerys Targaryen, the Mother of Dragons, the Unburnt, the Breaker of Chains, and the Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea finally saw her coin land… and the gods chose madness. What followed was everything that Jamie Lannister prevented when he killed the … Continue reading Game of Thrones “The Last War” Review- Let It Be Fear
The last episode of Game of Thrones certainly left a great deal to digest. With only two episodes left the board seems to be stacked for an intense finale. Daenerys is on the brink of self-destruction. Varys is in full protect the realm mode which could mean a possible murder attempt. Tyrion is trying to convince himself that Daenerys is the best option to take … Continue reading Looking For Meaning In Jon Snow’s Goodbye To Ghost
Game of Thrones is no stranger to heartbreak. This is a show that has built its reputation by defying expectations. Your emotional investments mean very little when it comes to the overall narrative, and despite how much you love a character or how badly you want to see them get what they deserve there’s a very strong chance that you won’t. Life within Westeros is … Continue reading Game of Thrones “The Last of the Starks” Review- Dracarys
Heading into the Battle of Winterfell, I think most of us expected a blood bath of the most epic proportions. Game of Thrones has made a point about not caring about our feelings over the years causing me to question every wedding I attend now. Including my own. With something like Game of Thrones, I think that we’ve come to expect so much heartbreak in … Continue reading The True Impact of the Night King
Over the course of seven seasons, we’ve watched the Night King and his Army of the Dead lurk within the shadows of Game of Thrones. The ominous threat that distracted us from the politics and drama of Westeros. A force that could care less about crowns, family loyalties, Red Weddings, or people with no face. The Night King had one objective and one objective only… … Continue reading Game of Thrones “The Long Night” Review- Not Today
Arya Stark is going to die. If I was going to comprise a list of characters that I need to survive the final season of Game of Thrones, Arya Stark would be near the top of the list right next to Tormund and Podrick Payne… and Ghost. Spare me the pain of another direwolf death please and thank you. Thrones has made such a reputation … Continue reading Game of Theories- The Impending Death of Arya Stark
Hello everyone! Welcome to the countdown to the final season of Game of Thrones!! It’s kinda hard to believe, isn’t it?? Kevin had asked me to write a column for this week’s Game of Thrones countdown and at first, I was like “ahhhhhhhh what do I write!” but then after a few ideas I decided to just discuss why I like the show. So get … Continue reading Jennifer’s Game of Thrones Story
Geeklings, welcome to the first ever Game of Thrones Week here at I Am Geek. In the three years of I Am Geek, I don’t think I’ve ever dedicated an entire week to one specific subject matter and I can’t quite figure out why. These are the types of weeks where I know exactly what I’m writing about. One would think that I would do … Continue reading Week In Geek- Game of Thrones Week!!
Fiction is a really interesting/powerful thing, he said in a generic/bland writer’s voice. Could there be a more generic opening to a column? I’m not sure, but it doesn’t negate the fact that sometimes the most obvious observations are the ones we often overlook. With that being said, fiction is a really interesting/powerful thing. Often times we read, watch, or even playthings for the hero … Continue reading Does The Night King Need To Speak?