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The Small Council: Does it matter that Game of Thrones will likely outpace A Song of Ice and Fire?

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Last week, Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss confirmed a few things a lot of fans had been fearing for a while: 1) Unless George R.R. Martin completes the final books in the Song of Ice and … Continue reading

The Small Council: What longtime Game of Thrones character will die unexpectedly this season?

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This post contains spoilers, speculation, and speculation that could amount to spoilers. Over the past week, Entertainment Weekly rolled out extensive coverage on Game of Thrones. The coverage yielded plenty of stories, including one about an unidentified actor who had … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 5: Five Burning Questions for the Unsullied

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Brandon Nowalk is a freelance television and film critic whose work has appeared at The A.V. Club, Indiewire, Salon, and more. He’s just begun two new series at the blog he never updates, But What She Said. He thinks it’s time … Continue reading

The Small Council: What Stood Out About Season 5 Trailer #2?

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Welcome back to The Small Council, where our staff and contributors give quick answers to the pressing questions about Game of Thrones! This week, we welcome two members of the most illustrious comment section on the internet, The Horde, to … Continue reading

Everything you ever wanted to know about the combined edition of A Feast For Crows & A Dance With Dragons

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Fergus Halliday is a freelance PC, tech & pop culture writer. 2015 marks the fourth year since the last volume of A Song of Ice & Fire was released as well as Season 5 of the Game of Thrones TV … Continue reading

The Small Council: What stood out most to you about the Season 5 trailer?

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Welcome back to The Small Council, where our staff and contributors give quick answers to the pressing questions about Game of Thrones! This week, we welcome new staff member David Harris as well as Scott Andrews of our Words are … Continue reading

“Who said anything about ‘him’?”: An Unsullied reaction to the Season 5 trailer

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Brandon Nowalk is a freelance television and film critic whose work has appeared at The A.V. Club, Indiewire, Salon, and more. He’s just begun two new series at the blog he never updates, But What She Said. He thinks it’s time … Continue reading

The problem with ethics in Game of Thrones: Honor, bullet-biters, and intuition-chasers

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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. Game of Thrones is so rife with ethical dilemmas and dueling political philosophies that … Continue reading

Words are Wind: Wildfire

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“Words are wind” is a common phrase in A Song of Ice and Fire, usually used to say “talk is cheap.” But that’s a view that underestimates both the power of words and wind themselves. In this “Words Are Wind” column, contributor Scott … Continue reading

What philosophies do Game of Thrones’ characters follow?

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Jake Emen is a freelance writer living in Bethesda, MD who has been published in a variety of print and online outlets. You can follow him on Twitter, and check out his musings on food, whiskey and random misadventures at ManTalkFood.com. … Continue reading

Why “The Children” is the best episode of Season 4

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by Yi Li For the Best Episode of Season 4 poll, our staff argued for our favorite episodes of the season… As Game of Thrones nears the end of published book material, it’s fitting that “The Children” is all about … Continue reading

The 33 Most Stunning Deaths in Game of Thrones

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If there’s one thing four seasons of Game of Thrones has taught us, it’s that anyone can die at any time. From sudden executions to skeletons popping out of the ground, GOT has seen more than its fair share of bizarre, disgusting, … Continue reading



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