The Ultimate Game of Thrones and Philosophy

However, despite whatever moral hazards that may exist in viewing Game of Thrones, there are also important morally praiseworthy aspects of the show that can aid in moral development.

Author: Eric J. Silverman

Publisher: Open Court

ISBN: 9780812699555

Category: Philosophy

Page: 288

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The Ultimate Game of Thrones and Philosophy treats fans to dozens of new essays by experts who examine philosophical questions raised by the Game of Thrones story. This ultimate analysis provides the most comprehensive discussion to date and engages the Game of Thrones universe through the end of Season Six of the HBO series. Ned Stark, Tyrion Lannister, Jon Snow, Joffrey, Cersei, Brienne, Arya, Stannis, and many other characters are used to apply the traditional philosophical questions that everyone faces. How should political leaders be chosen in Westeros and beyond? Is power merely an illusion? Is it immoral to enjoy overly violent and sexual stories like Game of Thrones? How should morally ambiguous individuals such as Jamie Lannister: The Kingslayer and Savior of King’s Landing be evaluated? Can anyone be trusted in a society like Westeros? What rules should govern sexual relationships in a world of love, incest, rape, and arranged marriage? How does disability shape identity for individuals like Tyrion, Bran, and others? How would one know whether there is a God in the Game of Thrones universe and what he is like?

Streaming Culture

In summer 2019, my wife and I began binge-watching Game of Thrones (I cover binge-watching extensively in Chapter 5). We were terribly late to the show and neither of us read the books by George R.R. Martin. As we watched, I felt ...

Author: David Arditi

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781839827723

Category: Social Science

Page: 184

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Encouraging us to look beyond the seemingly limitless supply of multimedia content, David Arditi calls attention to the underlying dynamics of instant viewing - in which our access to our favourite binge-worthy show, blockbuster movie or hot new album release depends on any given service’s willingness, and ability, to license it.

Emerging Dynamics in Audiences Consumption of Trans media Products

Mad Men Total NO Mad Men Total Game of Thrones 952 208 135 160.0 14.2% 952.0 100.0% 148 173.0 71.2% 60 35.0 28.8% 208.0 100.0% Numbers of episodes watched YES Game of Thrones Count 817 Expected Count 792.0 Percentage in “Have You ...

Author: Carmen Spano

Publisher: Anthem Press

ISBN: 9781785275166

Category: Social Science

Page: 134

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The book investigates the new forms of empowered agency possessed by national audiences with reference to two particular television texts: Game of Thrones and Mad Men. The two popular American TV shows are highly successful products of the convergence era, characterized by trans-media storytelling as a strategy and the interconnection of audiences’ multiple practices of reception and fruition. The book argues how the analysis of audience engagement with trans-media texts will disclose important information about the various ways people organize their lives around media and how these activities help them to make sense of the world they live in.

Competition Power May 2019 Monthly eBook English Edition

Average of people watching Friends, Suits and Sherlock Holmes is 20000. Ratio of male to female watching Game of Thrones and Vikings is 13 : 7 and 5 : 7 respectively. Find the difference between number of males watching Vikings and ...

Author: Adda247 Publications

Publisher: Adda247 Publications


Category: Young Adult Nonfiction


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The May 2019 edition of Competition Power e-Magazine brings the highlights of the detailed Current Affairs of April 2019 under the name, "Newsmakers of the Month". This is followed by the one-liners of current affairs questions of March 2019 under the heading, "Current Affairs Zinger". This will help you to cover the current affairs event of two months (i.e. March and April). In this issue, we included various practice paper sets that will give you an idea about the basic paper setting pattern of important upcoming examinations viz. the SBI PO Prelims Practice Set, SBI Clerk Prelims Practice Set, RRB NTPC CBT-I Practice Set, RRB JE Stage-I Practice Set, and IDBI Bank Executive Practice Set. This will give you a thorough practice of the papers that simulate the real examinations. What's covered in this edition of e-Magazine? -GK and CA portion in an exhaustive manner -“Twisted Ones” which will have questions with a higher difficulty level. -Latest format mock papers for various exams. -A Motivational Article -A Success story and an Interview Experience -Important study notes for various Government Exam -SBI Clerk 2019: Salary, Job Profile & Career Growth -FAQs for CAPF (Assistant Commandant) Recruitment 2019 -SSC CGL Previous Year Exam Analysis -LIC AAO Prelims 2019: Important Takeaways | Detailed Analysis -NTPC Previous Year Cut-off Validity: 12 Months

Cinematic Digital Television

It was both a finale to the long-running series, and the first new Game of Thrones content after nearly two years with ... The experience of watching Game of Thrones was considered a cinematic one long before Plepler waxed lyrical about ...

Author: Chris Comerford

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000806625

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 182

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Chris Comerford explores cinematic digital television as an artistic classification and an academic object of study, and illuminates the slippage in definitions of previously understood media forms. The growth of television as an artistic, informative medium has given rise to shifts in the aesthetic style of the programmes we watch, and this book outlines these shifts along with the contemporary debates and critical theory surrounding them. Comerford looks at the forms and aesthetics of television, the production standards influencing streaming television and the agency of audiences, and provides case studies of key TV shows illustrating these shifts, including Twin Peaks: The Return, WandaVision, Hacks and Russian Doll. Navigating the levels of production and reception in cinematic digital television, the book uses film-inspired TV as a lightning rod for understanding our narrative screen media landscape and the classifications we use to negotiate it. As an essential reading for both scholars and students of media and television studies, this book provides a much-needed consideration of the changing landscape of television.

Game of Thrones A Z

You won't be watching Game of Thrones on HBO next week, or telling TiVo to record it next month. Maybe this time next year you'll be seeing Tyrion and Dany and Jon Snow in those HBO promo spots. 'HBO liked it, I've been told, ...

Author: Martin Howden

Publisher: Kings Road Publishing

ISBN: 9781857829969

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 272

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Discover the characters in the movie made from the book and how the movie is being produced.

Watching Game of Thrones

How did audiences across the world engage with the blockbuster TV series Game of Thrones? This book presents the findings of a major research project that gathered the responses of more than 10,000 people.

Author: Martin Barker


ISBN: 1526152177

Category: Fantasy television programs

Page: 208

View: 486


How did audiences across the world engage with the blockbuster TV series Game of Thrones? This book presents the findings of a major research project that gathered the responses of more than 10,000 people. Its findings challenge many conventional approaches and open up new ways of thinking about the value of contemporary 'fantasy'.

On Consumer Culture Identity the Church and the Rhetorics of Delight

Denise McAllister, a journalist for The Federalist, wrote: The fact is, Christians can watch 'Game of Thrones'. It's not sinful, it's not bringing shame to their Christian testimony, and it's not unwise. The series is filled with ...

Author: Mark Clavier

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781501330957

Category: Religion

Page: 168

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The Reading Augustine series presents short, engaging books offering personal readings of St. Augustine of Hippo's contributions to western philosophical, literary, and religious life. Mark Clavier's On Consumer Culture, Identity, The Church and the Rhetorics of Delight draws on Augustine of Hippo to provide a theological explanation for the success of marketing and consumer culture. Augustine's thought, rooted in rhetorical theory, presents a brilliant understanding of the experiences of damnation and salvation that takes seriously the often hidden psychology of human motivation. Clavier examines how Augustine's keen insight into the power of delight over personal notions of freedom and self-identity can be used to shed light on how the constant lure of promised happiness shapes our identities as consumers. From Augustine's perspective, it is only by addressing the sources of delight within consumerism and by rediscovering the wellsprings of God's delight that we can effectively challenge consumer culture. To an age awash with commercial rhetoric, the fifth-century Bishop of Hippo offers a theological rhetoric that is surprisingly contemporary and insightful.

How to Be a Bawse

I took the opportunity to finally listen to my friends and Twitter (same thing?) and started watching Game of Thrones. It was a strange idea to me, to sit in one place for several hours and mindlessly stare at a show on a screen, ...

Author: Lilly Singh

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 9780425286470

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the People’s Choice Award winner for Favorite YouTube Star and host of NBC’s A Little Late with Lilly Singh comes the definitive guide to being a bawse: a person who exudes confidence, hustles relentlessly, and smiles genuinely because he or she has fought through it all and made it out the other side. Lilly Singh isn’t just a superstar. She’s Superwoman—which is also the name of her wildly popular YouTube channel. Funny, smart, and insightful, the actress and comedian covers topics ranging from relationships to career choices to everyday annoyances. It’s no wonder she’s garnered more than a billion views. But Lilly didn’t get to the top by being lucky—she had to work for it. Hard. Now Lilly wants to share the lessons she learned while taking the world by storm, and the tools she used to do it. How to Be a Bawse is the definitive guide to conquering life. Make no mistake, there are no shortcuts to success, personal or professional. World domination requires real effort, dedication, and determination. Just consider Lilly a personal trainer for your life—with fifty rules to get you in the game, including • Let Go of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out): Temptation will try to steer you away from your goals. FOMO is just a test of your priorities, a test that a bawse is ready to pass. • Be Nice to People: Treat niceness like an item on your daily to-do list. People will go out of their way to help and support you because you make them feel good. • Schedule Inspiration: Lack of motivation isn’t permanent or a sign of weakness. Expect it and proactively schedule time to be creative. • Be the Dumbest: Challenge yourself by surrounding yourself with people who know more than you do. It’s a vital way to learn and improve. Told in Lilly’s hilarious, bold voice and packed with photos and candid stories from her journey to the top, How to Be a Bawse will make you love your life and yourself—even more than you love Beyoncé. (Yes, we said it!) WARNING: This book does not include hopeful thoughts, lucky charms, or cute quotes. That’s because success, happiness, and everything else you want in life need to be worked for, not wished for. In Lilly’s world, there are no escalators, only stairs. Get ready to climb. “Lilly is a bona fide #girlboss, boss, and bawse. Her meteoric rise has come with so many incredible lessons that we are all lucky to have access to. This book is a must-have for the hustler in all of us.”—Sophia Amoruso, founder and CEO, Girlboss

Spies on the Sidelines

Film study is so important to putting together game plans that many coaches spend endless hours watching game tape. ... watching game footage is far more tedious than, say, binge-watching Game of Thrones—well, minus the last season.

Author: Kevin Bryant

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538166383

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 267

View: 842


The first book to fully explore the arsenal of methods NFL teams use to spy on their opponents and the countermeasures used to deter them, Spies on the Sidelines includes incredible stories of covert surveillance, encryption, radio frequency jamming, stolen documents, and more.