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SEASON 1

 

CW: A Clash of Critics frequently discusses issues such as violence, abuse, sexual assault, bigotry, and other sensitive topics. 

101 Winter is Coming

Mia and Scott begin our deep dive into the works of George R.R. Martin with Game of Thrones Episode 1: Winter is Coming. 

Note (Jun'18): we've had some further discussion about our use of language on the topic of sex work and upon advice, moving forward we will use the umbrella term "sex worker" for all characters who engage in sex work, irrespective of how they are described in canon. Please refer to this moment curated by Twitter user @JinxLierre for more information on the topic: https://twitter.com/i/moments/998579432280543234

102 The Kingsroad

Mia and Scott look at class, body normativity, and gender representation in Game of Thrones Episode 2: The Kingsroad.

103 Lord Snow

Mia and Scott look at class and gender representation in Game of Thrones Episode 3: Lord Snow. 

Note (Jun'18): we've had some further discussion about our use of language on the topic of sex work and upon advice, moving forward we will use the umbrella term "sex worker" for all characters who engage in sex work, irrespective of how they are described in canon. Please refer to this moment curated by Twitter user @JinxLierre for more information on the topic: https://twitter.com/i/moments/998579432280543234

104 Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things

Mia and Scott look at body normativity, gender, and whiteness in Game of Thrones Episode 4: Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things. 

105 The Wolf and the Lion

Mia and Scott look at the romanticisation of knighthood, attitudes towards sexuality in the seven kingdoms, and the tragic mythos of Lyanna Stark in Game of Thrones Episode 5: The Wolf and the Lion.

106 A Golden Crown

Mia and Scott look the qualities of Kings and the nurturing of mothers in Game of Thrones Episode 6: A Golden Crown.

107 You Win or You Die

Mia and Scott look the depictions of violence, concepts of honour, and the dreaded return of 'Lord Snow' Game of Thrones Episode 7: You Win or You Die.

Note (Jun'18): we've had some further discussion about our use of language on the topic of sex work and upon advice, moving forward we will use the umbrella term "sex worker" for all characters who engage in sex work, irrespective of how they are described in canon. Please refer to this moment curated by Twitter user @JinxLierre for more information on the topic: https://twitter.com/i/moments/998579432280543234

108 The Pointy End

Mia and Scott consider the sacrifices of the serving class, Robb's newfound leadership challenges, and the possible beginnings of White Feminism and White Saviourism in Daenerys's arc in Game of Thrones Episode 8: The Pointy End.

109 Baelor

Mia and Scott look at the dilemma of love vs. honour, attitudes towards 'whores,' and the flaws in Dany's arc of self-empowerment in Game of Thrones Episode 9: Baelor.

Note (Jun'18): we've had some further discussion about our use of language on the topic of sex work and upon advice, moving forward we will use the umbrella term "sex worker" for all characters who engage in sex work, irrespective of how they are described in canon. Please refer to this moment curated by Twitter user @JinxLierre for more information on the topic: https://twitter.com/i/moments/998579432280543234

110 Fire and Blood

Mia and Scott look at the gender politics of stoicism, the awkward position of Robb, and the use of proxies in Joffrey's sovereign power in Game of Thrones Episode 10: Fire and Blood.

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