IN TWEET: A RE-VERSE IS A REVIEW WRITTEN IN VERSE. FOR THE FIRST OUTING OF THIS NEW RONTHINK FEATURE, WE CHOSE “GAME OF THRONES” FROM HBO.
Sometimes when you want to write a negative review, turning it into a poem can make the bitter pill go down a little easier. I know many of my fellow geeks love the HBO series GAME OF THRONES. Alas, I’m not one of them.
GAME OF THRONES has everything I dislike in one hugely overblown snoozer of a package: dragons, dirty looking characters wearing pelts, storylines that are deliberately confusing for no valid reason, a deep well of smug self-importance, ugly people having kinky sex, fantasy novel roots, excessive violence and Peter Dinklage.
So, without further pontification, here is the inaugural RONTHINK RE-VERSE!
GAME OF THRONES
A DARK SONNET OF RHYMING COUPLETS
Tonight White Walkers march once more.
Hark! Here comes that crashing bore!
As GIRLS lays waste to comedy
This is death by fantasy.
The cast be large, the critics mused.
Whilst I sat there dazed and confused.
Geekdom is moist with so much love
But I suggest death from above.
For on this turgid GAME OF THRONES
I would launch Obama’s drones.
Season 3 of GAME OF THRONES debuts tonight (Sunday, March 31) on HBO at 9pm E/P.