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The Madewell Museum of Human Curiosities, Year 2143

Welcome to the Madewell Museum of Human Curiosities. I am your tour guide, Jornts. If you are descendant from human, please step through this scanner to cleanse your sub-level hybrid body of its hazardous germs. If you are an alien, here is a complimentary Leopold Scone, made from the blood of a Leopold serpent and the essence of DW-40. Slurp it up with your fifty tongues. We won’t watch.

Today on our tour we will be looking at selections from the Madewell store, a pre-Alien Revolution establishment that sold clothing to young human women, and whose name appears as the 428th lie in the book of Lies Humans Told, as [...]

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Close-Reading a Controversial List, Take 2

Here there be third season spoilers, continue at your own risk.

Many people seemed to be somewhat taken aback by Edith Zimmerman's aesthetic choices in her recent ranking of the top 26 hottest men in the popular HBO drama Game of Thrones. The word "trolling" was mentioned. Some felt strongly that Gendry should have done better than 21st place. Others were horrified to see Bad Dad Tywin Lannister in a top 10 spot. And, of course, there were those who saw Ned Stark in an even more prominent position than he now enjoys on the walls of King's Landing, tilted their heads with bemusement, and said, "her?"

Edith is [...]