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Game of Thrones - 'Fire and Blood'

DAENERYS TARGARYEN: I am Daenerys Stormborn of House Targaryen, of the blood of old Valyria. I am the dragon’s daughter, and I swear to you that those who would harm you will die screaming.

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Game Of Thrones

Ranking the MCU: The Road to ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ – #15

In late 2013, Marvel released the sequel to Thor and the second movie in Phase 2 timeline titled Thor: The Dark World. In the movie we would see the return of Thor played by Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Anthony Hopkins as Odin, Idris Elba as Heimdall, Rene Russo as Frigga, Kat Dennings as Darcy and Stellan Skarsgård as Erik Selvig. 679 more words

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Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams – Safe and Sound (Review And Comparison)

Based on the excellent 1955 short story, ‘Foster, You’re Dead’, Safe and Sound is a contender for the best episode in the series. The original story dealt heavily with consumerism and cold war anxiety. 503 more words

TV

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Well, I have found the weak link in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s armor. I thought it was The Incredible Hulk or Iron Man 2. 574 more words

Superhero Film

What does it mean to be a Person?

Like discovering pictures from a Time Capsule, Alan Taylor of The Atlantic reflects on “50 Years in Photos: A Look Back at 1968… 539 more words

Culture

A long-term abusive relationship.

The best I could do as moderator some days was to keep the conversation from completely turning into a flaming cesspool. Last month, I was speaking to a friend, describing my long-held hope that things might someday improve, that every time a conversation in comments went really well, maybe it signaled a turning point—that from then on, things would get better.

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Technology

Bon Accord: A Review Of Alan Taylor's Appointment In Arezzo: A Friendship With Muriel Spark...


As mentioned in SWH!’s recent review of Olga Wojtas’ novel Miss Blaine’s Prefect and the Golden Samovarthis year is the 100th anniversary of the birth of the writer Muriel Spark, and as well as all the events which are happening under the banner of… 605 more words

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