Ramsay Bolton/Snow and the Complicity of Violence in “Game of Thrones”

Warning:  Full spoilers for the show follow. Like millions of other TV viewers, I have long since grown tired of Ramsay Snow (lately Bolton), one of the few unambiguously evil characters in HBO's Game of Thrones. While I think that Iwan Rheon deserves a lot of credit for bringing this character to chilling life, I think … Continue reading Ramsay Bolton/Snow and the Complicity of Violence in “Game of Thrones”

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“Game of Thrones” Season 5 Postmortem

Having now had a good few weeks to think about the most recent season of Game of Thrones, I thought I would set down a few of those reflections on what worked and what didn't in this most recent season of HBO's most popular series.  Overall, this season delivered on some promises and left enough … Continue reading “Game of Thrones” Season 5 Postmortem