Signing Off

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“The time has come”, the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: of shoes–and ships–
and sealing-wax–of cabbages–and kings–and why the sea is boiling hot–and whether pigs have wings.”

-Lewis Carroll, “The Walrus and The Carpenter” from “Through the Looking-Glass”

I may not talk of cabbages and kings or why the sea is boiling hot and whether pigs have wings, but I most definitely have some things to say. The time has most definitely come. This is the final post. Continue reading

Posts, Interrupted

It is with a heavy heart that I must interrupt the flow of posts to bring you some news. It’s a small matter, some would even say crucial, but it was only a matter of time before I got to this point. Now it has arrived. The only thing left to do is forge ahead, like ripping the bandage off. So here I go, ready to rip. Continue reading

Reentering the Game

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Originally I wasn’t going to write anything about this topic. First there’s the fact that I don’t write about season premiers. Second, I watched the premier when I thought I was going to wait for almost two and a half months and then watch the season. Guess that didn’t happen. And now we’re here. Continue reading

Giving Up the Game: Part II

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Large ensemble cast shows have become a staple on television, of late. Some manage to pull this off seamlessly, where everyone gets to come out and play, others, not so much. This, in turn, leads to cast members deciding that they want to leave a show early. More often, than not, this reason has something to do with not being given enough screen time, or enough for the character to do, which would then warrant their being on the show. “Game of Thrones” gets the special distinction of having both. Continue reading

Giving up the Game: Part I

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It’s seldom that I decide to jump ship from some show I’m watching, especially when it’s midway through its television run. There needs to be an incredibly compelling reason to do so, or at least something resembling that.For me, the realization that abandoning a show like this is okay, and something I should’ve considered quite a while ago, comes at a perfect time. The end of the season. Continue reading