Yearly Archives 2009

Entertainment Weekly mentions Thrones

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Entertainment Weekly touched briefly on Game of Thrones in an article about HBO sustaining their current momentum. The article first discusses Treme and The Pacific and then moves onto Thrones. Meanwhile, HBO–which, like EW, is owned by Time Warner–is generating … Continue reading

WiC on Television Zombies podcast

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The special Game of Thrones edition of the Television Zombies weekly podcast is now online. It, of course, features yours truly as a guest host. You can check it out at the TVZ website. We talk for an hour about … Continue reading

Lloyd continues to talk up Thrones

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The Observer has a piece entitled The Hot List 2010 and Harry Lloyd made the list. In the short blurb about Lloyd they mention Game of Thrones. Lloyd, meanwhile, is used to playing around with the dark side. His most … Continue reading

Merry Christmas to all!

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Merry Christmas everyone! Last year I did a little Game of Thrones Christmas wish list. Amazingly, almost all my wishes were granted, with one big exception of course. So this year I’m making my one and only Game of Thrones … Continue reading

Harry Lloyd gushes about Thrones

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Another interview, another actor excited about the project. This time it’s Harry Lloyd, who in an interview with the Gay Times, mentions his work on the Game of Thrones pilot. If you’d like to read the full article, go here. … Continue reading

A few quick updates

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A few quick updates to start this Christmas week. -Over at the Westeros forums, Adam Whitehead (aka Werthead) has put together an impressive Game of Thrones FAQ post. It is detailed and informative. Be sure to check it out. -WiC … Continue reading

HBO files for Game of Thrones trademark

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It appears that HBO has filed a trademark for Game of Thrones, specifically for merchandising. Here is the part of the document that deals with the trademark request. This document was filed on Dec. 9th. It looks like it is … Continue reading

Irish actor Peter O’Meara hints at possible casting

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Irish actor Peter O’Meara, best known for his appearance in HBO’s Band of Brothers, name dropped Game of Thrones in a recent interview. In response to a question about his “new years wish”, here is what O’Meara said: Well, it … Continue reading

McCreary and McCarthy

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Two quick news items pointed out to me by Adam Whitehead. One, Bear McCreary, the composer for Battlestar Galactica, was a popular fan choice to score Game of Thrones. A Thrones fan relayed this interest to McCreary on his blog … Continue reading

Winter is podcasting!

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This was the site-related news I was teasing earlier. I’ve been invited to appear as a guest on an upcoming episode of the podcast Television Zombies. Television Zombies is a funny and irreverent podcast/blog that covers fantasy/sci-fi/cult TV shows. Tina, … Continue reading

Benioff speaks

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In a recent interview at, David Benioff mentions Game of Thrones. The interview talks mostly about his novel City of Thieves but he sneaks in some info about Thrones at the end. What are you working on? I just … Continue reading

News and notes

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The title of this post is a bit of a misnomer, as there really isn’t any news. But there are notes! -Intrepid ASOIAF fan Jackie recently attended a Battlestar Galactica convention and was able to speak with Jamie Bamber. He … Continue reading

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