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REVIEW: You Win or You Die: The Ancient World of Game of Thrones

Season 7 of HBO’s Game of Thrones just wrapped up, but the speculation and commentary still rages on. A few weeks ago, I reviewed a book about medieval warfare in Game of Thrones. This time, I take a look at You Win or You Die: The Ancient World of Game of Thrones by Ayelet Haimson Lushkov, Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Texas ...

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Middle-earth Menu: “Maggot’s Mighty Bacon Mushroom Dish”

By Astrid Tuttle Winegar Now we come to Bamfurlong, which belongs to Famer Maggot and his family. The farm is guarded by some vicious canines named Grip, Fang, and Wolf. Here, the hobbits are treated to a bustling dinner for fourteen. Tolkien writes, “a generous supper was laid on the large table. […] There was beer in plenty, and a ...

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REVIEW: Game of Thrones and the Medieval Art of War

Like Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings mythology, George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones is set in a world that looks like – and is clearly inspired by – our Middle Ages, but isn’t actually set in Europe between the fall of Rome and the Renaissance. Instead, Game of Thrones takes place in a fantastical world in which winters last a generation and magic is ...

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Jason David Frank on Faith and How to Make Comic Cons Safer

  Jason David Frank doesn’t just play superheroes on TV. He lives it. Jason is most famous for playing Tommy Oliver, the Green and (later) White Ranger in Saban’s “The Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers” TV show. Soon, fans will see him play the character Bloodshot in the upcoming “Ninjak vs. the Valiant Universe” which is based on the revived Valiant ...

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Middle-earth Menu: “Spinach Mushroom Salad”

By Astrid Tuttle Winegar It’s springtime and the weather is warm—so it’s the perfect time to make a mushroom salad for lunch or dinner! If you’re in a questing mood, you could try finding more exotic mushrooms; to make your salad sparkle, you could justify buying some chanterelles, enokis, or oysters for fun. If you can find some Hen of ...

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The Talking Dead: Exclusive Interviews with Barbara and Johnny from Game-Changing Zombie Classic “Night of the Living Dead”

    Two of the cast members from “Night of the Living Dead” attended the “Mad Monster Party 2017” event. Judith O’Dea, who played the role of Barbara and will reprise that role in the upcoming “Night of the Living Dead: Genesis,” draws her fans into relaxed conversation with her winsome smile and polished speech. Russ Streiner, who both produced ...

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Hitchhiking to Arrakis: Exclusive Interview with Hollywood Effects Designer Bill Bryan

  With his grandfatherly beard and relaxed disposition, Bill Bryan could be anyone you’d meet on a park bench. But you wouldn’t imagine that he’s the designer of effects for some well-known movies such as “The Village,” worked as the puppeteer behind the killer doll Chucky in “Child’s Play,” and wore the suit of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man in “Ghostbusters.” ...

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Actress Pat Priest Remembers “The Munsters,” Elvis in Exclusive Interview During Final Convention Tour

  It may seem ironic that the niece in a family of monsters oozes class. Pat Priest, whose most famous film credit is Marilyn Munster in the classic family sitcom “The Munsters,” has her own modest explanation: “Do you know a lot of that comes with age? It’s called ‘mellowing out.'” The polished, lady-like actress worked prolifically for television for over ten years in ...

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Legendarium TV Recap: The Originals (Season 4, Episode 5)

The Originals- Season 4, Episode 5 – I Hear You Knocking Marcel and Klaus realize they have both been tainted by The Hollow. It takes the form of Elijah and Klaus to taunt Marcel. For Klaus it takes the form of Mikael. Elijah and Hayley take Hope to the Bayou to visit Mary. Sofya calls a witch that she knows ...

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Legendarium TV Recap: Supernatural (Season 12, Episode 18)

Supernatural- Season 12 Episode 18- The Memory Remains Dean and Sam receive a case from Mick but it is Mr. Ketch using Mick’s phone and computer. He sends to check out a case in Wisconsin. People have gone missing and the sheriff seems to not really care about pursuing the cases. As they continue to investigate the case their eyewitness goes ...

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