Author: Gene Lyons

The Thronies: Game of Thrones Season 8 Awards

The Thronies: Game of Thrones Season 8 Awards We’ve all had the debate before: Who’s the greatest hero of Season 8? The most stylish character? And which moment had you screaming, “WTF!?” It’s time to settle this once and for all with the Second Annual Shat on TV Thronie Awards!...

Vote in the Shat on TV Westie Awards

We’ve spent hours debating the best characters and scenes from “Westworld.” Let’s settle this once and for all! The inaugural Westie Awards celebrate the highs and lows we’ve experienced together watching “Westworld.” Please click here to vote or make your own suggestions. Need help deciding? Gene’s whipped up some notes on the...

Two Complete Me: Why Westworld hosts work in pairs

I never understood why they paired some of you off. It seems cruel. Then I realized winning doesn’t mean anything unless someone else loses. That means you’re here to be the loser. With those words, the Man in Black entered “Westworld” as the Big Bad. He was a rapist, a sadist, the worst kind of guest. But we’ve since...

Do Ravens Work For the Night King?

Love the podcast, only just discovered it. Does ‘on the throne’ have the same meaning in the US? If not – well I get it. So onto my pet theory… Since when have Ravens had such perfect, reliable homing skills. Pigeons yes, but not Ravens. There must be a huge...

Jon Snow and Prostitutes

Hi guys, I just listened to the most recent pod and I’d like to add two points. 1) You talked about Jon not being bothered when he finds out Dany is his aunt. But I’m almost sure there was a scene in Season 1 where Jon says he won’t sleep...

The Hound, Arya and Fire

This theory may sound crazy, but here it goes. We now know the Hound sees visions in fire and I’m sure this isn’t a new “talent” for him. I believe that the Hound saw a vision of his brother being killed by a small girl, and probably shared this with...

Where Are Female Dragons?

Hey guys! I haven’t read the books, but there is one thing that is bothering me since season one, and it is related to Dany’s legacy. Where are female dragons? Let’s remember that Targaryens are “just regular humans” without dragons. What stresses me out isn’t just the possibility of Daenaery’s...

Does Qyburn Control the Mountain?

Hi, so i’m not a game of thrones geek but i do love it! i’ve never read the books etc. but after this season finished i was left feeling like i needed more! thankfully i found your podcast and have listened to all of the episodes you’ve released for season...