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  •  Well, a lot of parallels between Mad Men (8+ / 0-)

    and the current War on Women -- if I watched the show I could probably do a tie-in. And Lawrence Lewis' recent diary on how GoT is more modern sex and politics with dragons tossed in than it is fantasy was interesting, though it's still not my cup of chai latte. I've gotten enough of the flavor of the show though to come up with this Tweet last night:

    which got a few favorites and retweets from show fans following the #GameOfThrones hashtag.

    There's only one rule that I know of, babies -- goddammit, you've got to be kind. -- Kurt Vonnegut

    by Cali Scribe on Mon Apr 14, 2014 at 07:41:41 PM PDT

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    •  I've been fiddling with the idea (4+ / 0-)
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      of a Game of Thrones type of story set in a female-dominated world, where the matriarchy is essential to the story, but it isn't the story, just the setting.  What I discovered was that I had to go much lighter on the gender domination than GoT or even the real world; if I made it anywhere near comparable, it came across as over the top and didactic.

      I shall die, but that is all that I shall do for Death; I am not on his payroll. - Edna St. Vincent Millay

      by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker on Mon Apr 14, 2014 at 07:59:48 PM PDT

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