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Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen on "Game of Thrones." x Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen on "Game of Thrones." Helen Sloane / HBO / TNS

I’m Not Surprised a Lot of People on the Left Disliked the Game of Thrones Ending

I’m Not Surprised a Lot of People on the Left Disliked the Game of Thrones Ending

There are spoilers here, so if you’re not caught up on Game of Thrones, go away. “They don’t get to choose.” Those were some of the last words of Daenerys Targaryen, the “breaker of chains” who sought to “break the wheel” only to, in the end, become the wheel herself. I’m still deciding how I

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A Lesson From Netflix About Black Markets And Digital Piracy

Sandvine, a broadband services company, has released a report about bandwidth consumption with this interesting tidbit in it: While the file-sharing service BitTorrent once occupied 31 percent of the total Internet traffic in 2008, this year it occupied 5 percent of the total Internet traffic during the entire day. BitTorrent, for the uninitiated, is a

Free Markets And Piracy

This weekend the latest season of Game of Thrones premiered on HBO, and online the show – which already has the dubious honor of being the most stolen television show in the world – promptly set a record for piracy: Game of Thrones season three premiered last night, and that’s kind of a big deal.

History Channel Bible Series Makes Satan Look Suspiciously Like Barack Obama

Good grief: That had to be on purpose. Because otherwise we have to believe that everyone involved in the production saw this guy portraying Satan and didn’t make the connection with our President. If the intent of this program is to educate people about the history of the bible, and I assume that’s at least

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