Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion discuss Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 8, "The Pointy End," by considering its central theme: the crucial, life-sustaining practice of building allegiances (3:50). They also review the stories behind the Old Gods and Weirwoods (20:00) and crown another episode champion (31:30).
S1E8: The Pointy End | Game of Thrones
Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion discuss “The Pointy End" and allegiances
The D3 join to give their best bets for the NFL combine, and Brian Scalabrine offers some thoughts on the Boston Celtics
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss the new Diddy lawsuit and Meek Mill’s response to being implicated. Then, they give their impressions of the "uncommitted" vote protest in Michigan before going over the gender politics of marriage proposal.
Many Americans today seem to embrace conspiracy theories and nihilistic burn-it-all-down messages, not because they are partisans of the left or right, but because they’ve become cynical about all elite and all major institutions of power