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Game of Thrones “The Kingsroad”
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Game of Thrones “The Kingsroad”

I remember hearing about Game of Thrones when it was being filmed. I knew of the books because I used to work in publishing. They are revered. I figured HBO was a great place for the series for a number of reasons: their commitment to story, their track record with […]

First Watch: Game of Thrones
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First Watch: Game of Thrones

Everything I learn about this world and these people will be from this show. I enjoy sci-fi and fantasy, but only if it’s on the big or small screen. I can’t take it in written form even though I’ve worked at a number of bookstores where the series is revered. […]

Bored to Death “Escape From the Dungeon!”
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Bored to Death “Escape From the Dungeon!”

After Jonathan’s second novel is rejected, he needs to find a job (well, another job) to help him pay back the advance. He turns to teaching a night class on writing. Here are his “rules” of writing: It’s difficult There will always be more rejection than acceptance Try to get […]

Boardwalk Empire “Pilot”
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Boardwalk Empire “Pilot”

I am fascinated by the history of prohibition. It’s not hard for me to imagine a time in our history when people thought getting rid of alcohol would solve all our problems. I said I can imagine it but I don’t know what they were thinking. I’d call Congress naïve […]

Game of Thrones Preview
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Game of Thrones Preview

I know a lot of people who are really excited about this series. If you are amongst them, click here and here for previews. I haven’t read the books (don’t revolt; I just don’t enjoy reading fantasy but I LOVE watching it) but I’m really excited about the show. The […]