How Game of Thrones caved-in to the Norms of Television

There’s no one explanation for how Game of Thrones became a culture-spanning phenomenon. Slipping into the microscopic gap between the Golden Age of Television and the binge-watch era, HBO’s fantasy epic earned an investment of resources from its network that would have been unthinkable previously for such a budget-conscious medium and managed to bind together a diverse group of fans… There’s the book readers who largely rejected Benioff … Continue reading How Game of Thrones caved-in to the Norms of Television

Jaime Lannister — The Art of Narrative

The season 7 finale brought with itself the closure to one of the constant story arc in the series till now. Cersei and Jaime Lannister, together, surviving all odds against their troubled incestuous relationship, fighting against all and believing in the motto, “Fuck everyone who isn’t us.. we’re the only ones that matter in this world…” That inflection point, with Jaime finally diverging from his twin … Continue reading Jaime Lannister — The Art of Narrative