Category Archives: Race for the Iron Throne

Panel Discussion on Regional Westerosi Military Traditions

For a while now, I’ve been part of a virtual panel along with JSLAL, History of Westeros, and Lady Gwyn from Radio Westeros, where we swapped ideas about the military traditions of the Seven Kingdoms.

Rather than keeping our thoughts to ourselves, we got together last week and recorded a podcast about it.

Check it out!


Thoughts on Game of Thrones, Season 8 Episode 2

A third done with the final season, let’s see where we stand?

Talking Game of Thrones, Season 8 Episode 1 on Graphic Policy Radio

For those of you who haven’t gotten their fill of talking about Season 8 Episode 1, I appeared on Graphic Policy Radio along with Elana Levin and Dothraki expert Tihi Hayslett.

Check it out!

Thoughts on Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 1

Once more into the breach, dear friends, once more…

RFTIT Tumblr Weeklyish Roundup

Hey folks! Here we are, the last Tumblr Roundup before the final season of Game of Thrones…which I will be covering, albeit in a somewhat abbreviated fashion, focusing more on what I think will or won’t happen in the books than detailed recaps, although I’ll register my opinion about any truly egregious plotting/characterization.

But in the mean-time, we’ve got Tumblrs:




Fire & Blood: The Long Reign

After a salutary break from what had been a bit of Fire & Blood-related burnout, I’m back to tackle the last and biggest Jaehaerys chapter.

So join me, as like sands through an hourglass, these are the days of House Targaryen’s lives…

Continue reading

Non-ASOIAF Content: A People’s History of the Marvel Universe Continues

Hey folks! I’m heading off to California this week for a short vacation, but in the meantime, I’ve got a new People’s History of the Marvel Universe essay. This time, I’m looking at how the Hellfire Club complicated the mutant metaphor.

Check it out!

RFTIT Tumblr Weeklyish Roundup

Hello, everyone! Apologies for not posting sooner; I’ve been in a bit of a Sisyphean cycle recently where I spend the entire week doing the lecture for the coming week and then restarting again, so haven’t had the most time for writing. In the mean time, I do have some Tumblr goodness for you:



%d bloggers like this: