Game of Thrones Rewatch: Season Five Episode Nine “The Dance of Dragons” and Episode Ten “Mother’s Mercy”

Continuing my reposting of articles originally posted on the old site. Spoilers abound. Episode title: The Dance of Dragons Director: David Nutter Written by: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss Summary: Arya continues the mission given to her by Jaqen to … Continue reading Game of Thrones Rewatch: Season Five Episode Nine “The Dance of Dragons” and Episode Ten “Mother’s Mercy”

The Bumblebee Flies Anyway: “Wonderful Christmastime” and the Genius of Paul McCartney

This is not meant to be a “defense,” per se, of Paul McCartney’s 1979 hit single and holiday playlist staple “Wonderful Christmastime.” If the sound of that sproingy synthesizer lead fills you with dread, and the loose, almost sloppy vocals … Continue reading The Bumblebee Flies Anyway: “Wonderful Christmastime” and the Genius of Paul McCartney