Browsing All posts tagged under »Game of Thrones«

Game of Thrones for Dummies

April 15, 2019

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In the Free City of Pentos, Viserys and Daenerys Targaryen lived in the manse of Magister Illyrio Mopatis. Illyrio has brokered a deal to wed Daenerys to Khal Drogo, the warlord of a Dothraki khalasar of forty thousand warriors So begins the Game of Thrones, an epic tale of hundreds of main characters inhabiting the mythical Medieval-like world of Westeros, […]

How to Appreciate 2016

December 28, 2016

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For those of you who look back and see 2016 as a year that felt like a trip through a scary haunted house in which, after you have narrowly avoided death at every turn, the monster waits until you are just outside and then, when you think you are home free, he catches up with […]

My Life in Front of the TV

March 12, 2015

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  For many years, Life in the Boomer Lane smugly told people that she didn’t watch network TV. She limited her TV viewing to shows on the Discovery and History channels (if religion consisted solely of archaeological hunts for the “real” Jesus and other mysteries of the Bible, LBL would be on board) , with […]

Khal Putin Banned From Netflix

March 19, 2014

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According to the Borowitz Report, in a brilliant bit of satiric wit, “In what was described as a major ramping up of sanctions, Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Tuesday that the United States had frozen Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Netflix account, effective immediately.”  Life in the Boomer Lane believes that the surprise move […]

How to Buy A Swimsuit

March 18, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been so busy shoveling snow, losing gloves and stocking up on milk, toilet paper, and the makings of chocolate chip cookies, that she has failed to notice that Spring starts in two days. Spring is the season in which all of LBL’s senses undergo their yearly reawakening, and she […]