2011 Dream Emmy Ballot: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

It’s that time again, folks. The Emmy nominations will be announced on July 14, which means I have almost an entire month to flood this space with hopes, dreams and predictions about what could happen come nomination time. To kick things off, I’ll be bringing back the Dream Emmy Ballot. It’s something I did last … Continue reading 2011 Dream Emmy Ballot: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Kingdom of disconnect: On ambivalence with Game of Thrones

As you may or may not know, I have not read one single word of the book that HBO's Game of Thrones is based on. As such, I was sufficiently excited for the television adaptation, as I would be for all new HBO drama series. Despite all the annoying hype and the assertions that the … Continue reading Kingdom of disconnect: On ambivalence with Game of Thrones

Series Premiere — Game of Thrones, “Winter is Coming”

Over the past few weeks, I've said a few times that I wasn't going to review Game of Thrones, at least not the first few episodes. And for the most part, that's still true. This post on the first episode, "Winter is Coming," will probably be the only one on the series for a bit … Continue reading Series Premiere — Game of Thrones, “Winter is Coming”