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  1. Game of Thrones: Why Tyrion Will Be King

    Could Tyrion Lannister be the destined King of the Seven Kingdoms? In this Game of Thrones video we take a look at Tyrion's character and figure out why he is the true hero of this story - and just maybe, the ultimate and deserving King of whatever's left when it's all over. Peter Dinklage's iconic character is the one George R.R. Martin said he'd most like to be. He expresses the story's own point of view, and subtle hints suggest he may be the final ruler.

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  2. Mean Girls: Regina George - The Psychology of a Dictator

    Tina Fey's Mean Girls is turning 15! Did you know Regina George (Rachel McAdams) actually tells us a lot about how dictatorships work? Watch our take and find out more about this iconic character and her North Shore High "regime."

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  3. Game of Thrones: The Free Folk/Wildlings and What They Represent

    Next up in our Game of Thrones Series: The Free Folk (The Wildlings). How do Ygritte, Gilly, Tormund, Mance Rayder and company represent the importance of perspective in the Game of Thrones world?

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  4. The Episodic Take | Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1 Meaning

    In our all-new The Episodic Take series, we're taking a deep dive into specific episodes and figure out the meaning within. Today we're looking at Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1, an episode of homecoming. Let's dig into the Stark reunions, Jon's new-found self-knowledge, Daenerys' future and more.

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  5. Game of Thrones Symbolism: Brotherhood Without Banners

    Happy #GameofThrones Day! Our GOT Series is looking at an underrated group that may have a big part to play in S8 - The Brotherhood Without Banners. Watch to find out what it means to be "for the people" rather than "for the throne" in Westeros.

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  6. Game of Thrones Symbolism: The Night’s Watch

    One day until GOT returns! Get ready with the next in our Game of Thrones Series: The Night's Watch. Find out what this complicated group really represents on the show, and how it's shaped Jon Snow and Samwell Tarly for the battles ahead.

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  7. Us: Themes, Symbols & Ending Explained - Which Side Are You On?

    What happened at the end of Us? What are its themes and deeper messages? Watch our take on the new Jordan Peele film and get to the bottom of this parable of inequality.

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  8. The Office: Kelly and Andy - A Love Story Never Told

    Of all the great love stories in The Office, there's one that was never told: Kelly Kapoor and Andy Bernard. Watch our take and find out why they would have made a perfect couple.

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  9. Parks and Recreation: April & Andy - Millennials Growing (Up) Together

    What's the secret to the relationship of April (Aubrey Plaza) and Andy (Chris Pratt)? Answer: they're not too "adult" about it all. These Parks and Recreation lovebirds are a model for the ideal millennial romance. Watch our take on how they grow together, without necessarily growing up.

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  10. Game of Thrones: The Mountain - Gregor Clegane Character Study

    Today in our Game of Thrones series, we turn to Gregor Clegane ("the Mountain"). Watch our take and find out how through the character, the show offers us a study of brutality and its impact on the world.

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  11. Game of Thrones: Gendry, the Last Baratheon Standing

    Our Game of Thrones series is back! Today we look at Gendry, the last Baratheon standing -- and how he could play a crucial role in the final season.

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  12. How Much of “Molly’s Game” was Based on a True Story? Molly Bloom Speaks at Mogul X Conference

    Molly Bloom spoke at the 2018 Mogul X Conference about how much of "Molly's Game" was a true story, what she's up to these days, and how she believes she can empower women.

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