Welcome to Win or Die: Analyzing “Game of Thrones,” a weekly podcast where Austin360 breaks down the final season of everyone’s favorite TV obsession.

This week, American-Statesman film and culture writer Joe Gross and city hall reporter Phil Jankowski break down "The Last of the Starks," a "Game of Thrones" episode full of hot goss, "The Godfather" comparisons and zero happy endings.

If you haven’t already, subscribe to our weekly “Game of Thrones” newsletter at austin360.com/gameofthrones. You’ll get new podcast episodes and weekly episode recaps delivered straight to your inbox.

ALSO ON AUSTIN360

‘Game of Thrones’ podcast: Pourin’ 40s for the fallen

Yeah Yeah Yeahs at ACL Live: Karen O did spectacular things with a mic

One of the city’s best burgers is now served daily