Women in positions of power is nothing new: tv is not making any favor to us.

Is it so unreal to place women in a position of both political and military power in medieval inspired series? Is it feminism? No, I don´t think so. Women have always been underdogs in patriarchal societies, and that is indisputable. The bodies of women and institutions like marriage were key to determining property rights. The … Continue reading Women in positions of power is nothing new: tv is not making any favor to us.

The Ivory Tower is about to fall? GoT and Sam´s departure from the Citadel.

One part of episode 5 that I did not mention was Samwel´s disillusion with The Citadel. In GRRM´s A Song of Ice and Fire, Oldtown headquarters two important institutions: The Starry Sept and the Citadel. Although the Sept of Baelor is big and important because it is in the capital of the Seven Kingdoms, the … Continue reading The Ivory Tower is about to fall? GoT and Sam´s departure from the Citadel.

Season 7 and GoT´s lazy writing. Are the writer´s tired?

As much as people loved season 6 of Game of Thrones, yours truly included, it is clear that the quality of writing decreased, and decreased steadily throughout season 07. With only 13 episodes to wrap a complex series with characters spreaded in the four corners of a fictional world and with different agendas, the showrunners … Continue reading Season 7 and GoT´s lazy writing. Are the writer´s tired?