‘Game of Thrones’ Review: ‘The Long Night’

‘Game of Thrones’ Review: ‘The Long Night’

The latest episode of Game of Thrones was hyped beyond belief. “The Battle for Winterfell” was possibly the most anticipated episode of the season, showcasing the war between the united characters of Westeros (sans Cersei) vs. the White Walkers in what was thought to be a bloodbath of epic proportions, on par with the Red Wedding. But when the episode came roaring onto screens last night, it had some noticeable issues that, in this author’s opinion, prevented it from reaching the heights of true greatness. We’ll delve more deeply into SPOILERS in this review of “The Long Night” but before we …

This Guide to Every Death in ‘Game of Thrones’ Is Painfully Thorough

This Guide to Every Death in ‘Game of Thrones’ Is Painfully Thorough

Whether you want to remember them or not, a lot of people have died in Game of Thrones. If you watch the series and struggle with the little details, you might want to refer to this guide.   The graphically illustrated guide was created by The Washington Post and includes every death broken down from season to season, along with a small summary of the season.   The degree of attention to detail in this guide is impressive, the researchers really did their homework! They even have the number of animal deaths accounted for, and I’m not just talking about …

All the Writers Who Passed Away in 2018

All the Writers Who Passed Away in 2018

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In 2018 we lost many writers who made a variety of contributions to the written word. The following are just a few to celebrate and remember.     Philip Roth, 85   Image via Encyclopedia Britannica   The prolific and darkly humorous novelist was known for his intensely autobiographical characters that explored the American identity against the backdrop of the 20th century.     Neil Simon, 91   Image via Telegraph Herald   Simon was one of the most successful writers in American history and known for his grand comedies. He wrote more than 30 plays and received more Oscar …