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Introducing: The Todd & Taylor Show (also accepting your best suggestions for a name)

19 May 2015

Last Sunday a few hours before the episode of Game of Thrones that would cause me to lose my shit, my friend Taylor and I recorded “Episode Zero”–a pilot episode–of a new podcast. We’re absolutely still overcoming the technical problems. (You’re going to hear some buzzes and pops.) We’re also wondering if there’s a better name for the show out there. So drop your suggestions and comments in the comments here.

In this episode, we discuss the Avengers, Batman v Superman, the Daredevil TV show, Game of Thrones, and a few other comic book-y topics. I hope you enjoy.

Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 6, Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken

Spoiler Alert: discussing Game of Thrones, S5E6, “Unbowed. Unbent. Unbroken.”

17 May 2015

Jesus Christ, I don’t know how to write up the show after that ending. So this is what the butterfly effect of Game of Thrones brings about: Sansa Stark’s rape. The violence by Ramsay against his wife, Jeyne Poole (disguised as Arya Stark), in the books is no less horrific but it is less personal since the readers have never known Jeyne. (Also she wasn’t psychologically and physically tormented by Joffrey and then forced to wed Tyrion.) But the Game of Thrones show runners have changed this detail of who marries Ramsay and the effect is that we viewers have to watch Sansa–a character we love–be abused in the most grotesque way by yet another man.