Monthly Archives: July 2012

D’Oh!…..Game of Thrones Meets…..The Simpsons

Hi All! A few weeks ago my friends over at “Bjork Brothers presents Game of Thrones” and I got into an interesting debate concerning who from the town of Springfield was closest to our beloved characters in Game of Thrones…. … Continue reading

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In Defense of Serialized Storytelling…..

I haven’t always been a genre-fiction fan….but now I TOTALLY embrace my mystery, horror, fantasy, sci-fi stories and the powerful metaphors they can contain. It used to be, way back when, that genre stories were only contained in anthology or … Continue reading

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We Will Now Resume Regularly Scheduled Programming……

Hi All! Sorry for the little summer break I’ve been taking for the last few weeks, but fear not, I am BACK with a vengeance! Starting tomorrow, I will be posting a slew of NEW essays ALL about George R.R. … Continue reading

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Jon Meets a Red-Head!

So, the tenth and final HUGE event of the story so far, is…………..drumroll, please! Jon Snow meets a red-headed wildling woman named Ygritte! North of the Wall, these two crazy kids definitely “meet cute,” especially if you add in execution attempts, bondage, … Continue reading

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Deciding to Think With “Little Robb”

Robb Stark is proving to be a VERY capable general, a very capable war strategist. But…..he seems less successful in his personal and political decisions. This 9th “BIG” event is Robb Stark marrying the field nurse Talisa in a secret … Continue reading

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Along Came A Sorceress!

Melisandre! She’s mysterious. She’s creepy. She’s red! The wickedly beautiful sorceress from Asshai entered the story…..and our nightmares! Immediate Results: Statues of the Seven were burned to make way for Melisandre’s new religion…..the worship of the One, a fire god named … Continue reading

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Tyrion Rises to New Heights!

Tyrion takes a job! Though seemingly “run-of-the-mill,” this act changed the course of the story forever! Our seventh pivotal event in the story involves Tyrion Lannister taking the job of Hand of the King. Immediate Results: Annoying Joffrey and his ultimate “backstage” … Continue reading

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