Game of Thrones: An Unfair Maligning

The Internet Hath Spoken Among the many things that I’ll miss about Game of Thrones are the memes.  They were often funny and insightful, even when I didn’t agree with their point of view.  When the last season came to a close, the memes pretty consistently expressed disappointment.  Honestly, this was to be expected, as … Read more

The Walking Dead is Not About Zombies

It’s about us.  This is what I tell people every time I proselytize to the unconverted. Consider me a missionary that goes out into the world and speaks the good news about good stories including The Walking Dead.  When it comes to this particular conversion, I go to those who are “not into zombies”, “think zombies … Read more

True Blood: Is It More Than Erotic Vampires?

I’ve been at the helm of the Twitter account (@MythicScribes) every Sunday to live tweet about True Blood (using the hash tag #TrueBlood, along with the show-specific hash tag if HBO specifies one).  Generally speaking, I haven’t been very interested in erotic fantasy writing, movies or television.  When my wife tuned to HBO for the … Read more

How Much Do Endings Matter?

Recently a feud of sorts has developed between George R.R. Martin, author of A Game of Thrones, and Damon Lindelof, the mastermind behind Lost. When Martin was asked if he felt nervous about ending his series, he answered that he feared “pulling a Lost.” When Lindelof learned of this interview, he lashed out on Twitter, … Read more

Game of Thrones – The First 100 Pages

Since Mythic Scribes is going to be live tweeting during each episode of Game of Thrones, starting on April 17th at 9:00pm, I decided that I would read the book.  At first, it was slow going.  In fact, I was a little concerned that it wouldn’t keep my interest.  After all, how can I tweet … Read more

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