Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion discuss Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 2, "The House of Black and White," by unpacking its central theme: temptation (8:30). They also study the history of elections (33:00) before crowning a new leader as the episode’s champion (46:00).
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Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion discuss “The House of Black and White” and temptation
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