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Inside Game of Thrones offers behind-the-scenes appetizers

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I’ve been checking out Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones Seasons 3 & 4 for the past week, and liking it surprisingly more than I’d expected. There are two big reasons for this: the photos, and the anecdotes. The photographs are, … Continue reading

How marriage triggered the Game of Thrones

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Marriage for alliance has been part of Game of Thrones since the very first episode. Almost the first thing Robert says to Ned is that he wants Joffrey to marry Sansa, to tie the crown to one of its most powerful … Continue reading

“Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones Seasons 3+4″ Out Today

By Ani Bundel on

Just in time to add to your Black Friday shopping list, HBO’s second volume of their Inside Game of Thrones series comes out today. Written by Cat Taylor, known as the official “keeper of scrolls,” (and also the head writer for … Continue reading

George R.R. Martin on Late Night with Seth Meyers

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With the release of The World of Ice and Fire yesterday, it’s time for George R.R. Martin to do the promotional rounds. He started things off yesterday on Late Night with Seth Meyers. This new book being a history tome … Continue reading

It’s release day for The World of Ice and Fire!

By Ani Bundel on

I WILL PICK UP MY COPY WITH FIRE AND…well, actually, a coffee and croissant, but you get the idea. With The World of Ice and Fire releasing today, George R.R. Martin sat down on Sunday at the 92Y for an … Continue reading

Excerpts from A World Of Ice And Fire

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The release of the new reference book George R.R. Martin’s A World Of Ice And Fire is less than a week away, and excerpts from it are starting to pop up. The UK booksellers Waterstones have the chapter on The Dawn … Continue reading

Exclusive: “Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4″ Excerpt

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With Season 4 completed, and Seasons 5 and 6 greenlit for 2015 and 2016, it’s time for HBO to release the second book in their Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones series. The first one, which covered Seasons 1 and 2, … Continue reading

Speculation: On The Parentage of Certain Characters

By Ani Bundel on

Over on Buzzfeed, bless their hearts, someone has run across a certain old fan theory and run it up the flagpole. (Don’t click that unless you want spoilers!) In some ways, I’m grateful. I made the discovery this summer that … Continue reading

Could This Set Be For Tyrion Lannister?

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Over the weekend, I posted this picture of the new set in Croatia and started to speculate as to who it could be for. The production going to a totally new place suggests this is for something we’ve never seen … Continue reading

More New Set Pictures – Here Be Dragons?

By Andrea Towers on

While Game of Thrones will be traveling to some new locations this year in terms of filming, there will also be some familiar scenery aside from staples like Kings Landing and The Wall. New set pictures from Split.com.hr show that … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Casts More Whores

By Ani Bundel on

Oh Goody! You know, there’s one thing this show doesn’t have enough of, and that’s whores, wouldn’t you say? I mean, we only have female whores, male whores, whores whose roles are to make subtext text, whores whose roles are … Continue reading

On story structure and spoilers in Season 5

By Rowan Kaiser on

Hi everyone, I’d like to discuss spoilers and coverage of the show’s production, and its relation to George R.R. Martin’s novels at this point in the show. First, I want to be as clear as I can here, it is … Continue reading



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