A Game of Tomes: Two Dangerous Dichtotomies of Storytelling 

Tonight the bloodstained curtain falls on Game of Thrones, the epic HBO series based on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books. In a fittingly meta twist, the final season’s harshest feud unfolded not between Starks and Lannisters, but viewers and writers. Denouncing television adapters David Benioff and D.B. Weiss as “incompetent”, … More A Game of Tomes: Two Dangerous Dichtotomies of Storytelling 

The Air-Speed Velocity of Ravens: “Game of Thrones” and the Importance of Consistency in SFF Writing

Spoiler alert: this post contains minor spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6 “Gendry is obviously not Robert Baratheon’s bastard,” I observed to my Laddie during the most recent episode of Game of Thrones. “His father has to be The Flash.” After a few days’ hiking with the wight-hunting party, our warrior-blacksmith seems … More The Air-Speed Velocity of Ravens: “Game of Thrones” and the Importance of Consistency in SFF Writing

Lost (Interest) in Space: Two Sci-Fi Fans Watch Syfy’s “Dark Matter”

My Laddie and I both adore science fiction, so when the new series Dark Matter appeared in our Netflix queue, it caught our attention. A cursory review of Amazon showed high ratings. While we don’t expect anything will ever fill the void Firefly left in our nerdy hearts, we decided to give the pilot episode a … More Lost (Interest) in Space: Two Sci-Fi Fans Watch Syfy’s “Dark Matter”