TechCrunch: ‘Game of Thrones’ season finale sets record as HBO’s most-viewed episode ever

Despite disappointing many longtime fans of the show, the “Game of Thrones” series finale set a new record for HBO as the most viewed episode in the network’s history. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the episode reached 13.6 million viewers…

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Mashable: ‘Game of Thrones’ fans spot a plastic water bottle in the finale

Spot the water bottle in the ‘Game of Thrones’ finale.Image: HBO/Macall B. Polay By Johnny Lieu2019-05-20 06:37:39 UTC It’s thirsty work being in the hottest series finale of the year. Following that coffee cup debacle earlier in in the eighth…

TechCrunch: Game of Thrones petition reaches 1M signatures ahead of finale

Life is short, difficult and, most likely, ultimately meaningless. In this age of immediate fan service, it’s important to remember that you can’t always get what you want. That goes double when it comes to the final season of a…

Mashable: How ‘Game of Thrones’ became the worst possible version of itself in Season 8

Same, Arya.Image: hbo By Jess Joho2019-05-15 10:00:00 UTC The penultimate episode of Game of Thrones gave us plenty of conclusions to years-long character arcs, but left one much larger question in their stead: What was the point? Like, of any…

TechCrunch: Original Content podcast: We’re not impressed by Netflix’s ‘Extremely Wicked’ Ted Bundy movie

Despite its grandiose title, Netflix’s “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” turns out to be surprisingly forgettable. In this week’s episode of the Original Content podcast, we’re joined by Brian Heater to review the film, which features Zac Efron as…