“The Long Night” – The Good, The Bad, and The Very Fucking Stupid

Watching “The Long Night” live led to a lot of emotions as the episode unfolded. While I was tempted to write about something that night, I recognized that a little of time and a fresher re-watch a few days later would my writing more justice. With that in mind, after two watches, here are The Good, The Bad, and The Really Fucking Stupid of the most expensive episode of television ever.

 

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The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 7

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Having conquered the medium of film, Mike & Matt return to podcasting about television with the cultural juggernaut that is Game of Thrones one season at a time. *Enormous spoilers* Obviously.

The first part of our journey is over as we have covered the first seven seasons of Game of Thrones just in time for April 14th. We discuss Arya vs Sansa vs Littlefinger, Dany unleashing on the Lannisters, various characters teleportation powers and of course ‘Beyond the Wall’ Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 7

The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 6

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Having conquered the medium of film, Mike & Matt return to podcasting about television with the cultural juggernaut that is Game of Thrones one season at a time. *Enormous spoilers* Obviously.

Couldn’t get enough of season 5? Lucky for you it essentially just kept going. Everyone in King’s Landing is dead, Jon Snow is alive, Arya’s STILL in Braavos, the Iron Islands… exist, and worst of all… Bran’s back. Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 6

The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 5

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Having conquered the medium of film, Mike & Matt return to podcasting about television with the cultural juggernaut that is Game of Thrones one season at a time. *Enormous spoilers* Obviously.

It’s time for season 5 and its noticeable dip in quality, so it’s time to decide who has it roughest: Cersei? Sansa? Dorne? Stannis? Jon? Feels like everybody is losing this week, except YOU, of course. Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 5

The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 4

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Having conquered the medium of film, Mike & Matt return to podcasting about television with the cultural juggernaut that is Game of Thrones one season at a time. *Enormous spoilers* Obviously.

In many ways it’s the end of an era for the show this season, as we say farewell to both Tywin Lannister and Joffrey Baratheon, as well as phenomenal newcomer Oberyn Martell. Plus the worst decision in the history of the show and the excellent Hound vs Brienne battle. Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 4

The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 3

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Having conquered the medium of film, Mike & Matt return to podcasting about television with the cultural juggernaut that is Game of Thrones one season at a time. *Enormous spoilers* Obviously.

Get HYPE for some discussion of Dany’s best season (and worst moment), Jaime and Theon hitting rock bottom, Tywin’s return to King’s landing, the debut of the Brotherhood…. oh and the RED freakin’ WEDDING. Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 3

The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 2

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Having conquered the medium of film, Mike & Matt return to podcasting about television with the cultural juggernaut that is Game of Thrones one season at a time. *Enormous spoilers* Obviously.

We couldn’t talk about Season 2 without talking about ‘Blackwater’, but we also discuss how the show reacts to the loss of Ned Stark, smart character pairings, Tyrion’s time flying high as Hand of the King and the eternally terrible treatment of women on the show. Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 2