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Screen Time: Our best & worst TV finales

By The Pitt News Staff October 14, 2019
All good things must come to an end. This includes long-running television series, though sometimes they may not end the way we would like them to. In this week’s edition of Screen Time, TPN staffers share what they believe are some of the best and worst television finales.
“Game of Thrones” production still.

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

By Devi Ruia, Staff Columnist April 18, 2019
With “Game of Thrones” returning this past Sunday for its final season, here are the characters that most closely align with 2020 Presidential Candidates.
Interior of the “Game of Thrones” pop-up bar.

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

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Writer April 10, 2019
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.
(Illustration by Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

Game of Thrones awkwardly rushes plot in season seven finale

By Luke Stambaugh / Staff Writer August 29, 2017

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...

Queen Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) and Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) weigh their options in The Great Game at the start of Game of Thrones seventh season. (Helen Sloan/HBO)

‘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

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...

Game of Thrones-themed beer provides fiery spice

‘Game of Thrones’-themed beer provides fiery spice

By Stephanie Roman / Staff Writer April 17, 2014

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.”...

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

 "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...

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