Goodbye Game of Thrones

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Guests: Sonia Saraiya, Anthea Butler

How will Game of Thrones end? It’s the question on the minds of over 40 million fans, who are eagerly anticipating the series’ final episode this Sunday.  Over the course of its eight season run, Game of Thrones has become an international sensation, but why? Today on the show, we’ll discuss the characters, the plot lines, the writing, and the allegories that made this show a must-see for viewers across the globe. Joining us will be television critic for Vanity Fair, SONIA SARAIYA, and Game of Thrones superfan ANTHEA BUTLER, associate professor of Religious Studies and Africana Studies at The University of Pennsylvania.

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