Game of Thrones Season 7 Predictions #GoTS7 

My Game of Thrones Season 7 Predictions
Group A
Jon Snow: After being told by Bran he’s actually a Targaryen the Emo King in the North gives up his crown and heads north to fight the White Walkers with an army he’s put together. At some point he meets Daenerys Targaryen. 
Bran
Bran is coming back to Winterfell like Maury Povich revealing secrets. The real identity of Jon, the threat of the dragons and the White Walkers, and the details of the life and death of Ned Stark. 
Sansa 
At some point, with the help of Lord Petyr Baelish, she’ll turn against Jon. She’ll sleep with Littlefinger, perhaps getting married, and the romance will be short lived. As the Queen of the North she’ll turn her forces towards Kings Landing in a bid to take the Iron Throne.
Arya 
She’ll return to Winterfell and there will be a touching family reunion. Then, after learning the truth, she’ll kill Littlefinger.  Then head south for revenge where she’ll reunite with Gendry, possibly marrying him, and also reunite with her buddy The Hound. They’ll be friends.  She will kill Lady Milasandre.
The Wall
It will come crashing down with the Ice Dragon inside joining the Army of the Dead. 
The White Walkers
They’ll cross the wall destroying the Night’s Watch and routing Jon’s ragtag forces. Although Jon will escape.  
Group B
Cersei
She will increasingly mimic the mad king. Surrounded by enemies she’ll increasingly rely on wild fire. After facing numerous military defeats and continuously making maddening decisions she will lose her life to her brother in the final episode.
Jamie 
He’ll be routed in a battle with the Dothrakis alongside the forces of Randall Tarly who will die. He’ll watch Bron be killed. He’ll then flee back to Kings Landing. 
Brianne and Pod: They will both be killed in battle. She will see Jamie at some point.
The Greyjoys: Euron will ride to the aid of Cersei. The forces of Yara will meet the forces of Euron in a naval battle in the Blackwater. The forces of Euron will prevail. Yara and Theon will die. Although the forces of Euron won’t survive in tact. 
Group C
Daenerys Targaryen
She will land at Dragonstone and join forces with Lady Melisandre. Her armies and Dragons will pillage, burn, and slaughter Westeros.  She will increasingly become intoxicated with power. When Jon Snow presents her with the opportunity to head north and fight the real war she will decline in order to head south and attempt to take the iron throne.
Tyrion Lannister
By the end of the season he will be trying to figure out how to stop Daenerys Targaryen and kill the dragons who are killing and burning by the tens of thousands 
The Unsullied 
They will take Casterly Rock and route the Lannister house robbing them of a homeland. 
Missandei
We can expect a love scene between her and Grey Worm
The Dragons 
As Weapons of Mass Destruction they will murder and burn. One will possibly be killed.
Tyrell and Sandsnakes 
They’ll be killed together. 
Lord Varys
He will reveal the hidden Targaryen in the final show ie Rhaegar.
Group D
Sam and Gilly 
Sam and Gilly will be studying at the Citadel and discover how to kill the white walkers and how to kill the dragons.
Ser Jorah 
He will be cured of his disease by Sam.
The Iron Bank 
 I’m not sure there is enough time in the show for them to make a major appearance but I do expect to see them 
The Faceless Men
 I don’t expect to see them
The Brotherhood Without Banners and
The Wildlings 
They will join Jon Snow to head north and fight the real war
And this is from the podcast . 

Tune in to tell me I’m wrong 

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Game of Thrones Season 7 Preview 

I’ll be doing several videos previewing season seven of Game of Thrones and will be doing videos every week during the season. The first two videos are a critical look at Daenerys Targaryen and a comparison between the Red Priestess and ISIS. Take a look and subscribe to my YouTube channel as I’ll continue to add to my Game of Thrones playlist. 

Breaking Bad Good: The Wire, Game of Thrones and The Sopranos Much Better

Breaking Bad was a great show and the character of Walter White belongs right up there with Archie Bunker and Tony Soprano in terms of all time great characters in the history of American television.

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I give my props to Walter White (Bryan Cranston) in order to make it clear I am a fan of the show. All of the previous seasons are in my DVD collection and I will be buying the last season. Even though I was not a fan of the Jesse character at all and really wanted to see him dead I was pretty satisfied with the way the show ended.

However, Breaking Bad fans should not get carried away. While it was a great show probably in the top ten of television drams of all time it is nowhere close to being on the same level as The Wire, The Sopranos or Game of Thrones.

Why The Wire is Better Than Breaking Bad

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Lets start with the obvious. Breaking Bad is not even remote realistic. The idea that a high-school chemistry teacher with cancer having only the aid of a spoiled junkie headcase could take down Mexican drug-cartels and major drug-organizations is patently absurd. The idea that a biker game similar to the Aryan Brotherhood could be organized enough to kill fifteen people in different jails at the same time is equally absurd.

The Wire was as real as TV could ever get. Indeed, people who don’t know anything about the subject matter of The Wire have watched it not just for entertainment: but for educational purposes as well.

Season one focused on the police and the Barksdale-Bell West Baltimore street organization. It showed the police not as heroic angels: but gave a realistic portrayl of committed yet flawed people working in an organization full of political cronyism, bad apples, and racial-division. The drug-dealers were shown not as villians: but rather as products of the neighborhood and culture they came from.

Hank Schrader was a great TV cop. He looked and acted like many cops I have known and is much more realistic than any prettyboy or yuppie looking and acting cop on CSI or Law&Order who catches the villian within forty-five minutes. I give Breaking Bad that.

In season two The Wire dealt with deindustrialization and labor-unions. Season three City Hall, urban politics and drug-policy. Season four public schools, foster-care and youth-violence. Season five the decline of the media and the major-dailies. All five seasons well-written, well-acted, and dealing with very serious subject matter in an entertaining yet informative manner. Quite simply not only the best TV show ever: but also the most important to the national conversation since All in The Family. The ratings only suffered in my opinion because there were too many black characters for the liking of much of white America.

Breaking Bad was well-written, acted and entertaining. Yet, it didn’t deal with anything important. Walt has cancer at a time the national conversation is centered on Obamacare and it is not even discussed. The Wire had many characters people loved. Outside of Walt who was universally loved on Breaking Bad?

Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad

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Game of Thrones is a show where you can watch every episode five times and still not catch everything. Complex-writing, stunning visuals , great-directing and a large cast of superb actors. The viewer can get lost in the HBO show and books by George R.R. Martin. Game of Thrones is just deeper on every level than Breaking Bad. Imagine Walt getting killed in season one like Ned Stark was and the show still being a hit. Tyrion Lannister, Arya Stark, Cersei Lannister, Jon Snow and Danerys Targaryen are all characters with weight like Walt and all on the same show. And Gus or Todd on their worst day were not as evil as King Joffrey and Saul Goodman not as clever as Littlefinger or Varys ( or even Levy if we go back to The Wire). Nor was Mike as gangster as Stannis Baratheon or lethal as the Kingslayer.

The Sopranos
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Breaking Bad is close to The Sopranos (slightly ahead of Boardwalk Empire due to it’s weak third season). But lags behind due to not having as many interesting characters, being not as realistic, and not quite as developed a storyline.