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Watch John Oliver Use Free Lunch to Remind Fashion CEOs That Sweatshops Are Bad

On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver turned his gimlet eye on fashion (a.k.a. fun you can buy).

Americans buy roughly 64 items of clothing per person per year, according to Oliver. 158 more words

TV: Game of Thrones - "High Sparrow"

Jon takes a big step forward, but also kind of a step back, in a lean episode that continues to keep the focus nice and clear. 566 more words

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Television as a medium is less than one hundred years old, yet in the sense of a broadcast over radio waves, it seems doomed as the rise of “streaming” sites takes over the role of providing the entertainment traditionally provided by broadcast television. 1,237 more words

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[TV] Game of Thrones - High Sparrow (S5E3)

It’s that special time of the year again – it is wedding season in Westeros! In King’s Landing, Tommen and Margaery tie the knot and Margaery wastes absolutely no time sinking her teeth into her husband and king, much to Queen Mother Cersei’s dismay. 1,261 more words

A Song Of Ice And Fire

Game of Thrones: The Best Laid Plans & “High Sparrow”

Chaos doesn’t occur in a vacuum.  It’s more than just entropy breaking things down slowly but surely.  Chaos is the car crash when people rushing to work don’t see one another as they merge onto the same lane of traffic.  1,395 more words

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Game of Thrones: S5E3: High Sparrow

So I heard the viewership of GoT for the second episode decreased by almost a million from the first episode. I hope that teaches HBO & D&D the necessity of following the books. 356 more words

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'Game of Thrones' Postmortem: Can The High Sparrow Be Trusted?

Spoiler warning: Do not read on unless you’ve seen “Game of Thrones” episode 503, titled “High Sparrow.”

The many disparate factions of Westeros continued to collide in unexpected ways in the third episode of “Game of Thrones” season five, with Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) being unexpectedly snatched up by the banished Ser Jorah Mormont (Iain Glen) in a Volantis brothel, and Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) returning home to Winterfell to grudgingly marry the sadistic Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon) — in what we hope is part of a long con to incite a Northen uprising and murder the entire Bolton clan as payback for their betrayal of the Starks at the Red Wedding. 1,691 more words

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