Tag Archives: Game of Thrones

TV Talk

It was my great pleasure to appear as a guest on the new episode of Dutch podcast Onder Mediadoctoren (‘Amongst Media Doctors’), where the topic was binge-watching. This monthly program brings together Dutch media scholars reflecting on contemporary topics that range from reality … Continue reading

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“Game of Thrones” roundup

As the fourth season of HBO’s insanely popular fantasy series approaches, the number of articles devoted to the franchise is unsurprisingly in the process of exploding. A few highlights: Over at Film Freak Central, Jefferson Robbins dissects the blu-ray release … Continue reading

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The Secret of My Success

One essential part of the solipsistic attraction of running this blog, which is really about nothing besides what catches my momentary fancy at an opportune moment, is the elaborate statistical tracking that WordPress offers. Finding out just how many people … Continue reading

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TV season update: spring 2012

With the completion of my book on neoliberalism and superhero movies overshadowing all other writing activities at present, the only thing I take time for besides rethinking and revising my chapters is occasional breaks for unmissable TV shows. And even … Continue reading

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Naked Fantasy: “Game of Thrones” and Prudish American Critics

As a follow-up to my previous post recommending the first season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Salon’s TV critic Matt Zoller Seitz commented yesterday on the wave of negative commentary that has been elicited by the presence of allegedly gratuitous … Continue reading

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Current TV: Recommended First Seasons

Now that Deadline Hell is finally and incredibly -if temporarily- a thing of the past, I’m finding some time catch up with backlogged TV series that have been accumulating on my hard disk. Obviously, the real stunner as far as … Continue reading

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