Game of Thrones has ended its first season on HBO, but a debate rages on. Namely, if winter is coming, why don’t the women put some damn clothes on?
In the Los Angeles Times, TV critic Mary McNamara used Game of Thrones, with its many female nude scenes, as a launching point to make a larger criticism of HBO: “Maybe it’s time to tone down the tits.” More specifically, she argued, between Thrones and other shows like Boardwalk Empire (that showcase of Prohibition-era frontal nudity), HBO was loading its shows up with too much flesh for the sake of eye candy, as opposed to the sake of story. (“HBO has a higher population of prostitutes per capita than Amsterdam or Charlie Sheen’s Christmas card list.”)
Read more at tunedin.blogs.time.com.