Would the rules of Game of Thrones fly in real life? Laura Hudson and Spencer Ackerman put the show's social, political, and military themes to the test. Presented by WIRED.
The Liberal Wheel: GoT S8 E6
So, in the final analysis, what did Game of Thrones mean? wHAt dID It mEAn
I Got Horses In The Back: GoT S8 E5
Women rulers, amirite? Just imagine if these guys actually made Confederate.
The Wheel Wins: GoT S8 S4
The Targaryen Revolution is revealed as just more weak liberalism. If that's not enough, there's also widespread misogyny! RIP Spencer's dog.
Personal politics over GOT
I don’t mind negative outlooks in a show that isn’t holding up to its nature or character arcs.
But bombarding us with personal politics to curve the nature towards your political view is not any better either.
Smart and insightful analysis
You are the shield that guards the intellect of the fandom! Thanks for all that you did. Valar dohaeris.
I can’t honestly but in to all the hosts’ correlations from GoT to issues today. But this is a consistently intelligent and thoughtful podcast