Monthly Archives April 2011

HBO releases synopses of May episodes

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HBO has released the synopses of all five May episodes of Game of Thrones. I’ve copy and pasted them below, for those interested. Spoilers galore for those who haven’t read the first book yet, obviously.

Interview with Lena Headey

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The tale told herein is the not-so chance encounter a not-so humble Winter Is Coming scribe had with the woman who is Queen of the Seven Kingdoms. All is not as appears. You should all read this, and you will … Continue reading

Quick Hits: Easter weekend edition

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Here is a real quick Quick Hits post, mostly for general discussion: George R. R. Martin is named to TIME Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People list. Book fan and comedian John Hodgman writes up an essay on GRRM. The … Continue reading

HBO GO provides “interactive viewing experience” of Game of Thrones

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For those lucky enough to have HBO GO, HBO has provided what they call an “interactive viewing experience” for Game of Thrones. Basically you can watch episodes of Thrones alongside an “alert feed” that provides access to all sorts of special … Continue reading

Our first Brienne candidate?

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With season two green lit, casting has now begun in earnest. And so, we once again begin scouring the web for news of any possible auditions. And it seems we may have dug up our first audition tweet. The actress … Continue reading

A couple of clips from “The Kingsroad’

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Is everyone ready for episode two? In a little over 72 hours, we will once again journey back to Westeros and experience the second hour of Game of Thrones on HBO. To whet your appetite, HBO has released not only … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Emmy submissions

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HBO has released their submissions for the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards, which includes their category placements for Game of Thrones and its actors. Gold Derby has the scoop: “Game of Thrones” debuted to strong reviews and ratings. Like “Boardwalk Empire,” … Continue reading

Lena on the Late Late Show

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Lo and behold! As promised, here is Lena Headey’s appearance on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, which aired on CBS on Wednesday night the 20th of April (Thursday morning the 21st if we’re being technical). The Late Late … Continue reading

Poniewozik interviews GRRM

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James Poniewozik of TIME Magazine recently conducted a long and in-depth interview with George R. R. Martin in his hometown of Santa Fe. They talk extensively about the novels and George’s history in television, and, of course, Game of Thrones. … Continue reading

Otaku Assembles for ‘Thrones!

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Larry Williams, the You Tube OAW Commander-In-Chief and all-around awesome anime reviewer dude, is one of those people, those rare reviewers, we’ve been looking for. It’s hard to put into words the review he gives, exactly. So if you haven’t … Continue reading

HBO renews Game of Thrones for second season!

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Much rumored about and speculated on, HBO has now made it official. Game of Thrones will be returning for a second season! Full press release after the break. UPDATE: James Hibberd from Entertainment Weekly was able to briefly chat with … Continue reading

Game of Thrones premiere ratings released

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James Hibberd of Entertainment Weekly has the full numbers from the Game of Thrones premiere. Hibberd reports that 2.2 million viewers watched the first airing at 9 PM, 1.2 million watched the second airing and 800,000 the third. The total … Continue reading


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