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How realistic are Game of Thrones’ teens?

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Yi Li is a London student studying public policy. Game of Thrones—and especially the A Song of Ice and Fire series— is known for its shockingly young protagonists almost as much as for its liberal use of sex and violence. … Continue reading

No Middle Ground: Boardwalk Empire and Game of Thrones

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In the latest in our series on television parallels to Game of Thrones, freelance critic Jeremy Mongeau compares it to HBO’s other huge investment from the 2010-2011 television series: Boardwalk Empire. We’re some time away from seeing how Game of … Continue reading

HBO and Pyrrha offer Game Of Thrones jewelry available for Halloween

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  Would you pay the iron price for your Halloween costume? Vancouver-based jewelry store Pyrrha is betting you’re at least willing to pay the gold price for its handcrafted Game Of Thrones pieces. The Hollywood-famous jewelry store is collaborating with … Continue reading

Words Are Wind: “Warg”

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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 new “Words Are … Continue reading

Ned Stark collectible figurine updated with more accurate face, same foolish honor

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Recently, Winter Is Coming highlighted Threezero’s upcoming officially-licensed Ned Stark collectible figure coming soon to both Threezero’s and HBO’s stores. The foot-high figure’s head has since been updated to better capture Sean Bean’s likeness, particularly the cold, thousand-yard stare of … Continue reading

Game Of Thrones stars join Jesse Owens biopic, Angry Birds film

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The Game Of Thrones cast continues to turn up in unexpected places in the off-season. First up: Carice van Houten, who will be playing German film director and propagandist Leni Riefenstahl in the Jesse Owens biopic Race. Riefenstahl’s best known … Continue reading

New Game of Thrones season 5 set photos

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Game of Thrones season five is currently filming in various parts of the world and thanks to a loyal reader, we’ve got a new batch of set photos. These come from Split, Croatia. From reader Goran: Hey guys. Here are … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 5: New Structures Being Built In Dubrovnik

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Season five of Game of Thrones is currently filming and we’re starting to learn more and more about the story that will be involved and what characters will face certain challenges as the season unfolds. The latest bit of story … Continue reading

Paid Editor Gigs Available With FanSided

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FanSided, WIC’s parent company, is looking to add writers and editors to a number of our entertainment and lifestyle sites. Editor gigs are paid opportunities.  Below is a list of openings we are currently trying to fill. Interested candidates should … Continue reading

George R.R. Martin: Some Fans have guessed ending to Game of Thrones

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George R.R. Martin may be the only person who truly knows how the A Song of Ice and Fire series will end, but the author has recently admitted that some fan theories have correctly predicted his endgame. Speaking recently at … Continue reading

Game of Thrones wins 4 Creative Arts Emmy awards

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The Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards were held yesterday in Los Angeles and Game of Thrones dominated, winning in four categories. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards generally go down a week before the live Primetime Emmy Awards telecast and focuses … Continue reading

Game of Owns: Fight and Flight

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Arya Stark is back, and leaving Harrenhal in a hurry. Hot Pie and Gendry struggle to match the pace of this episode’s hero, but GOO is here to see it to the end. Continue reading



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