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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 7, Ep 1 – “Dragonstone”

Dragonstone Leave one wolf alive and the sheep are never safe. That’s how you start off a season! The wait is finally over and Winter is here! I know. It’s mid July. Look just let me have a moment ok? Thank you.   I’m good now. Alright then, let’s get this pretentiously titled blog started! …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 6, Ep 10 – “The Winds of Winter”

The Winds of Winter The season 6 finale of Game of Thrones started off with a bang, literally, and it didn’t stop for just over an hour of fantastic television. Typically, the finales in this series have been epilogues that set up the next season and leave us all wondering what will happen next. While …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 6, Ep 9 – “Battle of the Bastards”

Battle of the Bastards Throughout the seasons of Game of Thrones the 9th episodes have been famous for standing out among the crowd. Think back to “Baelor” or “Blackwater” or the infamous Red Wedding episode,”The Rains of Castamere.” The penultimate episode of season 6 does not stray from that trend in the least bit. In …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 6, Ep 8 – “No One”

“No One” Some plot lines are resolved, many are not. Once again we are given an episode that moves the chess pieces around (some quicker than others) to set up the final two episodes of the season. The show has been slow burning a few of these stories and I do believe the payoff will …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 6, Ep 7 – “The Broken Man”

“The Broken Man” Before we see the opening credits we are treated to a very big reveal. The Hound (Sandor Clegane) is back! It turns out he was only mostly dead and Ian McShane was his Miracle Max. From the looks of things, The Hound now spends his days chopping wood that is used to …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 6, Ep 6 – “Blood of My Blood”

“Blood of My Blood” In a season that’s been telling its story at a very fast pace I started to wonder when the show would take a breather and give us a “set up” episode. Enter: “Blood of My Blood.”  I did like parts of this episode, (even a “boring” episode of GOT still tops …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 6, Ep 5 – “The Door”

“The Door” Hold. The. Door. We will definitely be getting into everything that happened north of The Wall, but we’ll save that until the end. So before we venture down that Weirwood Tree Rabbit Hole let’s briefly touch on some of the other scenes that played out in what could easily be considered a mid-season …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones S6, E4 – “Book of The Stranger”

“Book of The Stranger” Recap The episode opens with a reunion at The Wall. My first thought was that this happened way too fast. My next thought was, “This is the first time two of the Stark children have been in the same place in a really long time!” So I’ll go ahead and give …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 3 – “Oathbreaker”

“Oathbreaker” – Recap “Good. Now go fail again.” Davos Seaworth speaks these words to a newly revived Jon Snow and achieves in one sentence what normally takes an entire monologue to accomplish. Don’t get me wrong, when it comes to motivational speeches I’ll gladly recite to you some Al Pacino, Gene Hackman, and Denzel Washington, …

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