The Most Important Conversation about Nuclear Weapons is Happening on ‘House of the Dragon’

HBO's new ‘Game of Thrones’ series is a meditation on governing, politics, and how weapons of mass destruction are — or should be — constrained.

By Maureen Ryan
October 3, 2022
 Photograph by Ollie Upton / Courtesy of HBO
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 Maureen Ryan is a Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair and author of Burn It Down: Power, Complicity, and a Call for Change in Hollywood. She has written for The New York Times, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, The Chicago Tribune, Variety, and The Hollywood Reporter.

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