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Mind the Gap

My mom gave me a lot of advice; advice from an infallible person is hard to say no to. But from Berkeley, I didn’t have to say no — she wasn’t there to record the shows.
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Television’s new golden age

Breaking down the highlights and snubs from this year’s Emmy Awards

The Emmy Awards, much like their film, theater and music counterparts, are annually greeted with both excited buzz and exhausted indifference.
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Dressed for wartime success

An analysis of the 'Game of Thrones' season finale

With a title so rife with symbolism as “The Dragon and the Wolf,” the seventh season finale of “Game of Thrones” was fittingly filled with significant imagery.
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The apple and the tree

‘Game of Thrones’ Analysis | Episode 5: ‘Eastwatch’

With several family-related developments this episode, “Eastwatch” was all about the parents and children of Westeros — their relationships, the patterns of succession and the implications of their respective identities.
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