#Are you satisfied? Not yet, but keep going

Television is a poor arena in which to challenge marriage norms. Most of the time, what’s on TV is already normal; Ricky and Lucy in two twin beds in the ’50s or Mitchell and Cameron on “Modern Family,” appearing as a run-of-the-mill gay couple that raises no eyebrows at all.
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Game of Thrones 4×10: Season 4 Finale

***SPOILER ALERT*** Well, folks, it’s time once again to savor the last moments of “Game of Thrones” before the god-awfully long hiatus, cherishing the final scenes like sucking the flavor from the bare bone of a baby back rib. This week’s episode, “The Children,” ties up most loose ends that
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Game of Thrones 4×08: “The Mountain and the Viper”

*WARNING: Spoilers ahead … Read only if you have already watched* One word: nausea — the only suitable word to describe Episode 8 of “Game of Thrones.” Nausea from extreme shock; nausea from extreme grotesque; nausea from extreme sadness. On “The Mountain and the Viper” Westeros is, per usual, swallowed
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The Clog’s favorite Free & For Sale posts

If you’ve ever been a UC Berkeley student on Facebook, then hopefully you know what Free & For Sale is. For those of you who don’t, first come out of the cave you’ve been living in and get with this thing called the Internet, and second, it’s a group on
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Game of Thrones 4×07: Mockingbird

When I saw the title of this week’s episode, I was excited to see that my long-time dream of an Eminem and “Game of Thrones” collaboration was coming true. I’m sorry to report I was mistaken. Season 4 Episode 7 of “Game of Thrones,” Mockingbird, is, like episodes prior, a conversation
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Game of Thrones 4×06: The Laws of Gods and Men

Whoa whoa whoa whoa whoa! Did this episode have it all or what? I’m talking sex, suspense, pirates, blood, boobs, ass, hounds, dramatic voice-overs, dramatic reaction shots, suspense, humor, a trial, an accusation of discrimination based on dwarfism! Hell, here were even a couple eunuch jokes thrown in there! In
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Living the collective life

When I first got the email that I had been accepted to UC Berkeley in 2010, I was obviously ecstatic. I had a free period and immediately went to go tell an English teacher who had gone here, and the one piece of advice he gave me that has defined
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Game of Thrones 4×04: “Oathkeeper”

Last night’s episode was like “Game of Thrones” meets “The Goosebumps”: all the creeps and heebie-jeebies plus a lot of blood, a lot of naked, and a LOT of Daenerys Targaryen—unfortunately not at the same time. Episode 4, “Oathkeeper,” opens with the world’s most talented linguist Missandei—AKA Shannyn Sossaman in a Knight’s
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Game of Thrones 4×03 recap

Nothing like a close-up of a dead boy to round out your Easter/April 20 weekend, amiright?! That’s how the third episode of the fourth “Game of Thrones” season began: a close-up shot of a dead, asphyxiated, poisoned King Joffrey — blood and who-knows-what spewing from every facial orifice. This week’s episode picked up just
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