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TV Review: Game of Thrones Melts “The Iron Throne” and Viewers’ Hopes In Its Series Finale

The Pitch: King’s Landing is in cinders. Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage), Jon Snow (Kit Harington), and Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) survey their work, responding with shock, horror, and triumph as befits where each of them stands. Now the three of them, in their own way, must decide what the future looks like, and what part

TV Review: Catch-22 Begins in a Nightmare and Spirals All the Way Down

The Pitch: The ostensible idea of military training is to break a man down. The normal end of that saying is “so you can build him back up,” but what Joseph Heller’s 1961 novel Catch-22 posits is that there’s no actual building up to follow. A man is given enough training to be fitted for a uniform and

Live Review: Eyehategod Headline Rowdy Night of Punk and Metal in Brooklyn (5/12)

Setting the Stage: The cold rain didn’t deter New York City’s punk and metal underground from catching the second of two sold-out headlining shows by Eyehategod at The Kingsland on Sunday night (May 12th). A pizza joint/dive with a crusty concert space in the back, the venue was an ideal spot for the loaded bill

Live Review: Eyehategod Headline Rowdy Night of Punk and Metal in Brooklyn (5/12)

Setting the Stage: The cold rain didn’t deter New York City’s punk and metal underground from catching the second of two sold-out headlining shows by Eyehategod at The Kingsland on Sunday night (May 12th). A pizza joint/dive with a crusty concert space in the back, the venue was an ideal spot for the loaded bill

Live Review: Eyehategod Headline Rowdy Night of Punk and Metal in Brooklyn (5/12)

Setting the Stage: The cold rain didn’t deter New York City’s punk and metal underground from catching the second of two sold-out headlining shows by Eyehategod at The Kingsland on Sunday night (May 12th). A pizza joint/dive with a crusty concert space in the back, the venue was an ideal spot for the loaded bill

TV Review: Chernobyl Recounts a Real-Life Horror Story to Increasingly Draining Ends

(Editor’s Note: The following article discusses all five episodes of the HBO miniseries Chernobyl.) The Pitch: In the dead of night, a nuclear reactor in the Chernobyl power plant explodes, releasing an unfathomable amount of radiation on the nearby Ukranian town of Pritya and beyond. Soviet scientist Valery Legasov (Jared Harris) is brought in to

TV Review: Cobra Kai Season Two Shows How Anyone Can Be The Hero, Not Just The Karate Kid

It’s a Cruel Summer: Picking up exactly where Season One left off, ex-Special Forces/former sensei John Kreese (Martin Kove) returns to Cobra Kai, cigar and all, in an effort to make amends with Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka). However, to quote another ’80s property, there’s more than meets the eye, and Johnny will have to contend