Yearly Archives 2014

Arya Stark’s Season 5 costume unveiled

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Entertainment Weekly has pictures of Arya Stark’s costume design for Season 5, as well as quotes from Maisie Williams and costume designer Michele Clapton. It’s a major change–EW calls it an extreme makeover–for the youngest Stark daughter, who’s spent the … Continue reading

The Raven brings The Sight again, in the same fleeting format

By Ani Bundel on

Did it work for you? Last time The Sight came (a couple of days ago) it didn’t work on my handheld device, and kept insisting I turn on my audio, which was not only on, but all the way up. … Continue reading

New Catch the Throne mixtape is coming, will include Killswitch Engage

By Cameron White on

One of HBO’s more unusual Game of Thrones-related products released this year was its Catch the Throne mixtape, which collected twelve hip-hop artists to do songs about (and featuring dialogue and music samples from) the show. It looks like a second … Continue reading

HBO no longer releasing overnight ratings

By Ani Bundel on

Starting January 1st, HBO will no longer release overnight ratings for any of their programs. This change for 2015 will cover all programs, including Game of Thrones this spring. The premium channel will instead only provide media outlets with what … Continue reading

WiCNet Awards: And the winner of Best Actor in Season 4 is…

By Cameron White on

…Aidan Gillen as Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish! This is Gillen’s second WiCNet Award for this season, as he previously won for Best Performance as a Politician. Gillen joins Alfie Allen and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in winning the award. Congrats Aidan! I wrote … Continue reading

Maisie Williams talks CyberBully, Season 5 of Game of Thrones

By Ani Bundel on

“I do think of 12-and-over as being ‘when I became an adult’,” Maisie Williams told told The Guardian in a recent interview. “It’s strange when people say they don’t feel like they’ve grown up yet… I’ve had to learn a lot.” … Continue reading

George R.R. Martin’s 12 Westerosi Days of Christmas

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On the third day…the Freys decorated their tree…#12DaysofWesteros #books #GameOfThrones pic.twitter.com/JcRC6xZJDG — George RR Martin (@GRRMspeaking) December 12, 2014 With the holidays rapidly approaching and more powerful authors causing an enormous stir with their Christmas Countdowns, George R.R. Martin’s twitter … Continue reading

“Explain to me why it is more noble to kill 10,000 men in battle than a dozen at dinner?”: On Consequentialism in Game of Thrones

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Yi Li is a London student studying public policy. She previously wrote on teenagers in Game of Thrones, and is a member of our Small Council. When Tywin Lannister asked this in “Mhysa” I couldn’t have been the only one … Continue reading

HBO’s Three-Eyed Raven unveils new teaser…probably

By Rowan Kaiser on

If you signed up for HBO’s Three-Eyed Raven service, they’ve started sending Twitter DMs with links to their latest teaser today. It has to be viewed on a mobile device and, when we’ve tried it, it hasn’t actually worked. According … Continue reading

A Game of Thrones Gift Guide: Odds and Ends

By Ani Bundel on

It’s time for our final installment of the Game of Thrones gift guide. Last week we looked at clothing and accessories, and before that, throwing a holiday party. Today we’re looking at those items that are the odds and ends … Continue reading

The Small Council: Who’s your pick for Best Actor in Season 4?

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It’s the penultimate category of the 2014 WiCnet Awards! This week, we’re making our picks for Best Actor. Ani Bundel: The caliber of its cast is one of Game of Thrones’ greatest strengths. There’s been more than one casting choice where I … Continue reading

New podcast! Critics on the Throne episode 1: Todd VanDerWerff

By Rowan Kaiser on

Here at WiC, we’re looking to have a good stable of podcasts up and running in anticipation of the fifth season of Game of Thrones. Some of them, like this one, we’re putting together ourselves, but we’re also interested in hosting … Continue reading



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