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Opinion | “Game of Thrones” Characters as 2020 Presidential Candidates

Opinion | “Game of Thrones” Characters as 2020 Presidential Candidates

By Devi Ruia, Staff Columnist

April 18, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

With “Game of Thrones” returning this past Sunday for its final season, here are the characters that most closely align with 2020 Presidential Candidates.

Winter is here: Bar of Thrones opens doors in Market Square

Winter is here: Bar of Thrones opens doors in Market Square

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Culture, Food & Drink, Television, Top Stories

Winter has come to Pittsburgh’s Market Square. While the weather has been warming up, Bar of Thrones, a Game of Thrones themed pop-up bar, has opened downtown. The bar serves Game of Thrones-themed cocktails, along with beer, wine and certain food offerings.

Game of Thrones awkwardly rushes plot in season seven finale

Game of Thrones awkwardly rushes plot in season seven finale

By Luke Stambaugh / Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Culture, Television

Watching the “Game of Thrones” season seven finale was as entertaining as it was frustrating. The creators of HBO’s fantasy and action juggernaut provided six seasons of carefully crafted dynamic characters and complex interwoven storylines. But the finale of season seven was unfortunately rushed...

‘Shall we begin?’: Dragons, the undead and murderous mortals take their final places in ‘Game Of Thrones’ premiere

‘Shall we begin?’: Dragons, the undead and murderous mortals take their final places in ‘Game Of Thrones’ premiere

By Matt Maielli / Contributing Editor

July 19, 2017


Filed under Culture, Television

In the “Game of Thrones” season seven premiere, “Dragonstone,” the remaining pieces of the Great Game finally move into their places on the board. A large part of prestige television — which viewing audiences are drowning in lately — is waiting. That is definitely true of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and also true of S...

‘Game of Thrones’-themed beer provides fiery spice

‘Game of Thrones’-themed beer provides fiery spice

By Stephanie Roman / Staff Writer

April 17, 2014


Filed under Archives

Daenerys Targaryen, the only surviving child of King Aerys II, deposed by King Robert Baratheon and competitor for the Iron Throne of Westeros, once said, “I will take what is mine with fire and blood.” Such is the name of Ommegang Brewery of Cooperstown, N.Y., and HBO’s newest beer in the “Ga...

‘Game of Thrones’ picks up pieces from tragic third season

‘Game of Thrones’ picks up pieces from tragic third season

By Allison Latzko / Staff Writer

April 7, 2014


Filed under Archives

 "Game of Thrones"Episode: "Two Swords"Grade: BIt’s hard to come up with something more shocking and horrifying than the “Red Wedding,” which left viewers with a huge game-changing scene for hit HBO original series Game of Thrones. The debut of the show’s fourth season slowed down the pace a bi...

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