Ep. 173: Criticism Is a Ladder
There's only one episode left of Game of Thrones, but it's possible you missed that in the storm of criticism about the way that the eighth season has unfolded. This week, the gang digs into that criticism, the fan-theory economy, whether showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss deserve the flak they're getting, and whether this phenomenon is amplified by Game of Thrones's unique circumstances (FINISH THE BOOKS, GEORGE).
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