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  • What Survives After the “Game of Thrones” Finale

    The real Iron Throne may be the sort of appointment TV that “Game of Thrones” represented.I had some adva ...

    The real Iron Throne may be the sort of appointment TV that “Game of Thrones” represented.I had some advantages, last night, in preparing to watch the finale of “Game of Thrones.” Although I’d written ...

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  • “Game of Thrones” Season 8 Finale Recap: The Iron Throne

    After sacking Kings Landing, Daenerys Targaryen promised to lead her army to neighborhoods we hadn’t thou ...

    After sacking Kings Landing, Daenerys Targaryen promised to lead her army to neighborhoods we hadn’t thought about in a while.In the series finale of “Game of Thrones,” the killing was minimal, the wr ...

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  • Daenerys Tells All!

    Not long ago, it was difficult to determine who wielded the greater global power: Was it Daenerys Targary ...

    Not long ago, it was difficult to determine who wielded the greater global power: Was it Daenerys Targaryen, Queen of the Ashes, Mother of Dragons, or Beyoncé, Queen Bey, Mother of Blue Ivy, Rumi, and ...

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  • The Kentucky Derby: Where Money Flows Like Aged Bourbon

    I had just finished adjusting my fascinator to the properly impractical angle and was taking in the scene ...

    I had just finished adjusting my fascinator to the properly impractical angle and was taking in the scene of the festooned and foolish with satisfaction, eager to join in. The 145th Kentucky Derby had ...

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  • The Rage of the Incels

    What incels want is extremely limited and specific: they want to be able to have sex on demand with young ...

    What incels want is extremely limited and specific: they want to be able to have sex on demand with young, beautiful women. They believe that this is a natural right.Lately I have been thinking about ...

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  • The Odd Nostalgia of a New “Catch-22”

    Christopher Abbott as the U.S. Army bombardier John Yossarian in Hulu’s six-part series “Catch-22,” based ...

    Christopher Abbott as the U.S. Army bombardier John Yossarian in Hulu’s six-part series “Catch-22,” based on Joseph Heller’s novel.“Catch-22,” on Hulu, based on Joseph Heller’s novel, stars Christophe ...

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