Rape of Thrones, George R.R. Martin Distances Himself from Scene, Julia Roberts Interview, Brian Williams Raps "Gin and Juice," & More | The House Next Door | Slant Magazine

April 23, 2014 9:40 PM

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Rape of Thrones, George R.R. Martin Distances Himself from Scene, Julia Roberts Interview, Brian Williams Raps "Gin and Juice," & More | The House Next Door | Slant Magazine

1. "Rape of Thrones." Why are the Game of Thrones showrunners rewriting the books into misogyny?

"It seems more likely that is falling into the same trap that so much television does—exploitation for shock value. And, in particular, the exploitation of women's bodies. This is a show that inspired the term 'sexposition,' and a show that may have created a character who is a prostitute so as to s...

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