It's a Sad, Sansa Stark World in the Latest Game of Thrones Trailer

Westeros has somehow fallen even further to shit since the finale of Game of Thrones' third season. The Starks are dwindling in their numbers, Littlefinger is more devious than ever before, Daenerys Targaryen is being questioned by her most loyal of subjects and the Lannisters appear to be destroying themselves from… » 3/10/14 11:40am 3/10/14 11:40am

A Grim Analysis of the People Behind Your Favorite Television Shows

HBO's True Detective seems to have filled a Breaking Bad-sized hole in the hearts and minds of television fans. But while most of the coverage of the show has been obsessively fawning, it's still gotten some criticism because of the less than creative ways women and minorities are represented on it. Pegged to that… » 3/06/14 4:00pm 3/06/14 4:00pm

Did a Horrifying Real Satanic Sex Abuse Case Inspire True Detective?

In a recent interview, True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto told Entertainment Weekly that his hit show's fictional inspirations range from high literature to low pulp. But it seems the show drew inspiration from elsewhere as well — an incredibly horrifying real case of satanism and sexual abuse in rural Louisiana in… » 2/28/14 5:15pm 2/28/14 5:15pm

Only Woman in ‘Silicon Valley’ Trailer Is a Stripper Named Mochachino

HBO dropped a new trailer for the upcoming series Silicon Valley, centered on the contemporary gold rush that is the tech industry, and it's kinda problematic, like the tech industry itself. First up, there's only one visible woman in the clip who's allowed to speak: A stripper named Mochachino. (I definitely thought… » 2/24/14 5:45pm 2/24/14 5:45pm

Delusional Drunk Man Tells the Khaleesi She's 'Fucking It Up'

Accepting a starring role in an HBO adaption of a beloved epic fantasy series comes with a bit of baggage, and that baggage is called fans. Specifically, a small subset of fans who feel entitled to act like jack-offs, for instance by drunkenly demanding you sing them "Happy Birthday" then criticizing your acting. » 2/06/14 3:15pm 2/06/14 3:15pm