A Possible Flashback

Margaery Tyrell and Cersei Lannister

In a recent interview, the Game of Thrones producers said that they didn’t want to use any dream sequences, any prophecies, and any flashbacks. But since we have seen both the dreams and the prophecies, why wouldn’t the trifecta be completed and have flashbacks too? And the 5th season of Game of Thrones will bring […]

Revisiting Lonesome Dove

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Lonesome Dove, Larry McMurtry’s 1985 epic of the old west, was the kind of success that can ruin a writer. Before its release, McMurtry was the widely respected author of “literary” novels like Moving On and All My Friends Are Going To Be Strangers. Despite being pegged as a regional writer, the native Texan was no niche talent. His […]