Another week, another Game of Thrones. A wedding, leeches, a White Walker and two heads in a duffel bag.
Monthly Archives: May 2013
Into Darkness: Of Tribbles and Trek
“Flawed but ultimately enjoyable,” seems to be the going mantra on the second installment of JJ Abrams adaptation of Gene Roddenberry’s vision, Star Trek 2: Into Darkness. Hrrrm. I wanted to tow that party line. I wanted to join in on all the gushing. If only for the sake of peace. But sorry, after sitting through two viewings of this flick, like a Double XX posse track, “I’m not gonna be able to do it.”
Tony Stark(s) is Ironman
“Tony Starks is Ironman!” Exact words of a friend who back in 2008 made the connection that Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah, alternatively known as Tony Starks (with an s) was linked to the comic book icon, Iron Man–also known as Tony Stark (no s). Wu had just won over an otherwise oblivious new fan for Marvel.
GOT- “The Bear and the Maiden Fair”
Another Sunday, another GOT. In which Brienne goes up against a bear. A bear.
Rac(e)ing The Dothraki Twerk Team- Game of Thrones Absent “Sistas”
HBO’s Game of Thrones has been hailed for its prominent portrayal of strong women. From Westeros to Essos, the women of GOT are strong, confident, heroines, fighters and even villains. The one thing they aren’t however, is very diverse.