Advertisement
Chris Barton

Chris Barton writes about TV, music and pop culture for the Los Angeles Times. Since joining the newsroom in 2000 his roles have included time as senior web producer and deputy music editor. He serves as The Times' jazz critic as well as the occasionally cranky voice behind the weekly column Overrated/Underrated. He was born in Boston, studied in the Bay Area and briefly dabbled in stand-up comedy before coming to his senses.
‘Game of Thrones’ recap: You know everything, Jon Snow — now what?

The final season of "Game of Thrones" began with an episode dedicated to reunions, and Jon Snow caught up with the rest of us about his parents.

‘Game of Thrones’ is blockbuster TV. Why its success might not be repeated

"Game of Thrones," at $15 million an episode, is the most expensive and ambitious show on TV. Will there ever be another show like it? A look at what made the show successful, especially its timing, and what's working against networks hoping to capture the pop culture zeitgeist.

Advertisement
Advertisement