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'Entertainment Geekly': 'Hunger Games,' 'Game of Thrones,' and more

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On this week’s episode of Entertainment Geekly — our new podcast devoted to all things science fiction, fantasy, and generally weird in an awesome way — Jeff Jensen and I tackle a couple of fantasy-themed projects, including the return of HBO’s Game of Thrones and the debut of Brian K. Vaughan’s new comic series, Saga.

There’s also a brief tangent on the release of the hotly unanticipated remake-sequel Wrath of the Titans, followed by a lengthy conversation about The Hunger Games. Having not read the books, Jeff enjoyed the movie and thinks it could be a game changer for Hollywood. I was a fan of the books — and a wanna-be philosophy major — so I think the film missed the whole point Suzanne Collins was trying to make. Bloodshed ensues. Actually, no, we just talk out our differences. Clearly, Jeff and I both play Paragon in Mass Effect, and if you understand what that means, you’re a total nerd and my soulmate. Listen below!

Be sure to let us know your own thoughts in the comments. We’ll see you back here next week!

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Read More from EW:

‘The Hunger Games’: The opinions, theories and mild confusion of a moviegoer who never read the book

‘The Hunger Games’: What the movie missed about the book

‘Entertainment Geekly’: A fan and a newbie talk about ‘The Hunger Games’ on EW’s new podcast

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