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Posted 03 November 2011 - 01:02 PM
Posted 30 November 2011 - 08:51 AM
I wasn't kidding about the mummers farce business!
Posted 06 December 2011 - 04:27 PM
For my first ever youtube video, I created this masterpiece (biased) for Game of Thrones TV series after months of work. I can assure you that it is high quality work.
Please watch it and comment if you like it. THANK YOU!
Edited by DukeTheGold, 06 December 2011 - 04:28 PM.
Posted 28 December 2011 - 02:38 PM
Edited by jaredcowing, 29 December 2011 - 07:54 PM.
Posted 08 February 2012 - 12:36 AM
It seemed like a fun thing to do. Everyone is welcome to take a look. Just remember it is only a couple of days old and I'm still trying to pull everything together.
EDIT: I got more grandiose, got a domain name and made the entry site a hub for the blog, twitter, facebook, google+, etc., here
Edited by Robin Hill, 15 February 2012 - 03:40 PM.
Posted 06 March 2012 - 07:12 PM
I'm pretty sure this doesn't count as fanfiction either. It's just a bit of fun - if anyone wants to pop over the that thread and give us their takes on events that happen in the books, feel free! And don't worry; we won't put your stuff onto the blog if you don't want us too!
Finally, after my endless rambling: http://shardsofbards.tumblr.com/
Posted 19 March 2012 - 08:48 PM
Race for the Iron Throne is my new book/tv analysis blog. Starting with A Game of Thrones, I’m going to be doing a chapter-by-chapter close reading of the books, focusing on the reality of Westeros as a political system and analyzing the actions, motivations, and ideas of the major and minor political actors within it. Each chapter post will include the following sections:
- Political Analysis – in this section, I’ll analyze what this chapter tells us about how the Seven Kingdoms (and Essos) work and don’t work as political systems, and trying to figure out how the various factions and conspiracies are working to their ends and reacting to changing circumstances. When I get closer to the War of Five Kings, I’ll go in-depth into the military strategy of each of the competitors, and what they did right and wrong. As it’s been a while since I’ve read books 2-4 (I just re-read Game of Thrones and have recently read through Dance With Dragons), I may revise my thoughts here as I get further along and come across new information.
- Historical Analysis – much of the realism of George R.R Martin’s work stems from his close study of Medieval history and the warts-and-all lives of rulers, rebels, and common folk who were anything but morally black and white. In this section, when we run into characters, events, and places derived from historical events, I’ll write about what the real story was, and what Martin kept the same and what he changed.
- What Ifs – as a historian, you are always reminded of the power of contingency and chance to change the course of events, upending institutions and social forces. This is especially true for A Song of Ice and Fire, where George R.R Martin bombards the reader with missed opportunities, crucial choices, and where the timing of character movements and events are of the utmost importance. In this section, I’ll hypothesize about what might have happened had Ned Stark left on time and wound up on Dragonstone, or if Catelyn Tully had stopped at Riverrun instead of the Inn at the Crossroads, among other things.
- Book vs. Show – in this section, I’ll point out the places in which HBO’s Game of Thrones diverges from the book series. However, this isn’t a section to list mistakes or complain about the purity of vision slowly draining away – I actually think the series has made certain critical improvements over the books in particular areas – but rather to talk about the necessity of narrative and story, and how mediums change the story without us realizing it.
Episode-By-Episode Discussion of Season 2 of Game of Thrones – beginning April 1st, I’ll be doing an in-depth discussion of Season 2, joined by my fellow culture/political junkie, Entertained Organizer and possibly some of our friends. We’ll go into our reactions, thoughts, and then go through Political and Historical Analysis and Book vs. Show.
Posted 28 March 2012 - 01:54 PM
Posted 30 March 2012 - 06:04 PM
Posted 02 April 2012 - 01:58 AM
My site was mentioned yesterday by the Game of Thrones twitter and on http://paper.li/GameOfThrones, as of this writing my story is still number 1 on that page.
Anyway, my website is www.themodtech.com, head over and check it out and I appreciate any and all feedback
EDIT: Ive also just created a forum for the website, there is a link in the menus
Edited by Kvothe_ModTech, 02 April 2012 - 03:33 AM.
Posted 09 April 2012 - 11:58 PM
* Bran II is up, looking at a rare glimpse into the Lannister Conspiracy's thinking, the danger of Margaery slipping into King Robert's bed, what Margaery's parallels with Anne Boleyn tells us about the gendering of power in the Medieval world, and some juicy what-ifs.
* We've got TEAM SMALLFOLK shirts available, for anyone who's tired of supporting noble families in their struggle for the Iron Throne and wants to claim their rights as a freeborn Westerosi.
* and my appearance on Thronecast is up on YouTube (at 4:20)!
Posted 12 April 2012 - 02:30 PM
As many of you know, Bryan wrote this upcoming episode, What Is Dead May Never Die and also wrote the show bible. We are very excited to have him on. The following week we are welcoming Jane Espenson to the show. I'm sure you all know Jane as a writer and producer from Buffy, Firefly, BSG, Torchwood etc. She also wrote my fav ep from last season, A Golden Crown!
I'm going to try to be active on the boards and I'd love to feature some of your great fan stuff on our show. Stupid For Game of Thrones is hosted by Sarah Penna (Big Frame/Bammo) and Bob Jennings (Annoying Orange), Exec Produced by Mike Rotman and produced by me!
Subscribe to our channel on Youtube- StreaminGarage , check us out on Facebook.
Thanks for taking a look. If you post on out FB page, lemme know you saw us here and I'll say hi! I am looking forward to a great season!
Posted 12 April 2012 - 02:59 PM
*a discussion of Season 2, Episode 2, covering voyerism and gendered power, farts, girls, and the meaning of human dignity confronted with human frailty, Samwell Tarly as one of the founder’s of Westeros’ first chapter of N.O.W, proper sword-sharpening techniques, the anthropological basis of incest taboos, Theon’s daddy issues, and so much more!
* an analysis of Tyrion I, looking at the internal dynamics of the Lannister family, Claudius and Richard III as historical parallels, and the difficulties of medieval public relations.
Posted 12 April 2012 - 03:03 PM
If people could register and post at the link below--absolutely anything related to the series. We like to discuss everything, and would like growth in our board to include its very own ASOIAF section. Any help would be appreciated. And you're also more than welcome to stick around! We're a small but lively community!
Edited by Pelican, 12 April 2012 - 03:18 PM.