Battle of the Procrastinators: 'Game of Thrones' is really about how we waste time
Obligatory warning: Here be mild spoilers for Game of Thrones season 6, episode 8.
There couldn’t be a stranger place to start a story about Game of Thrones than by talking about a Joni Mitchell song. But given that this is also a story about procrastination, it seems entirely appropriate.
My favorite of Joni’s hits is “California.” Not just because she serenades the state where I live, but because its bright melody barely hides its ambiguity. Right after listing all the reasons she wants to go home to California, she sings: “So I bought me a ticket, I caught a plane to …