Make Your Case: The Acting Categories

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Just under the wire, people.

With this first Emmys post, I want to welcome a handsome, dashing gentleman who is now an official part of the (Pop) Culturally Informed team, Brian Pope! Brian is a pop culture weirdo who’s bringing a ton of new and exciting ideas to this blog, and Ben and I could not possibly be more thrilled to have him with us.

And with that said, here are our picks for the Emmy’s big acting categories!

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Game of Thrones Recap: Okay Ladies, Now Let’s Get In Formation

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Welcome back, nerds.

After a long 10 months of endless speculation, book readers losing their smug upper hand, and keeping up with poor, beleaguered Kit Harington’s haircuts and flight itineraries, Game of Thrones is back and has already killed off several characters in its first hour of Season 6, the entirety of which is is the adaptation equivalent of “going north of the Wall.” The action of this episode could best be summed up as “bleeding and scheming” (which would incidentally make an excellent tagline for the entire show), but we still got some big reveals and at least one solid bitch-slapping fight scene that made it all worth it.

Well, let’s get down to it. God, I missed this show.

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