Synopsis: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros.
Plus: pop culture's relationship with Christian courtship, and a reappraisal of a classic road movie.
Plus: The two kinds of people on "Game of Thrones," and "Vagina Monologues'" Eve Ensler on "Mad Max" feminism.
Plus: The history of "four-walling", and how Hollywood taught Rebel Wilson to lie about her age.
One week after the most controversial episode of the season, things aren't looking up.