Game of Thrones Season 8 - Explained Finally

Author:  MikeW Date: 2019-10-30T18:53:17+00:00
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Ever since season 8 of Game of Thrones ended, we have wondered, what happened. Did Dan and Dave just phone it in because of all that Star Wars money? They just didn't care? Or maybe they are just incompetent. Well folks, its beginning to look like the latter. To their credit, Dan and Dave were brutally honest about their Game of Thrones experience at the Austin Film festival over the weekend (Oct 26-27, 2019).

Forbes - Worst suspicions confirmed

https://www.forbes.com/sites/danidiplacido/2019/10/28/game-of-thrones-showrunners-david-benioff-and-db-weiss-confirmed-the-worst-suspicions-of-the-fanbase/#628f403ef37c

This is a great overview of the interview.

Boy Genius Report: ‘Game of Thrones’ creators confirm that they had no clue what they were doing

https://bgr.com/2019/10/28/game-of-thrones-season-8s-bad-writing-finally-almost-explained/

Complete list of the live tweets from the Austin event.

Key highlights for me included:

Based on this, what amazes me is how good seasons 1 - 7 are compared to season 8. They could have ruined the show much earlier on.