Abigail Nussbaum on Game of Thrones

I am in awe of Abigail Nussbaum’s ability to analyse television.

Here she is on Game of Thrones‘s fourth season:

Coming to the end of the season, then, the only definitive statement I can make about Game of Thrones has less to do with what was happening on screen, and more with the popular and critical reaction to it, the fact that the fourth season was the one in which a critical mass of people suddenly noticed just how rapey this show is.

You should also all read her analysis of Agents of SHIELD.

Sleeps With Monsters: The James Bond of Cosy Mysteries

In which I talk about Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, the Australian TV series based on Kerry Greenwood’s Phryne Fisher novels:

I have to break free from the confines of skiffy to talk about television that’s both ongoing, that I like (and thus can recommend without ten thousand caveats), and that centres on women, a woman, or non-male-identified people in general. So today, let’s break out as far as 1920s Melbourne….