Okay, folks, the level of reference to things from the George R.R. Martin books in the latest "Game of Thrones" episode review has gotten out of hand. I can't set up separate posts for book readers and newbies because I'd be unable to avoid the comments, which would spoil me and influence what I write going forward. So instead, we're going to try to use the new HitFix message boards (where I don't have to see the posts if I don't want to) to do a mirror of that.
Now talk about whatever deviations, improvements (or the opposite), etc. that the show makes from the books to your hearts content. Assuming this works, we'll keep this arrangement going forward, which should hopefully make everyone happy.