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The Small Council: Who was the best one-season wonder?

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In this week’s installment of The Small Council, we take a look at the characters who were only around for a single season, yet left their marks on Game Of Thrones and our hearts. Who was your favorite one-season wonder?  Rebecca Pahle: … Continue reading

Learn To Speak Dothraki

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Do you want to learn to speak Dothraki? Sure, we all do! Soon you can! Not that there will be commercials starring Dany doing her best Suzanne Sommers impression, or those bizarrely wooden Rosettea Stone users. But Living Language–an online … Continue reading

Want to be the king? Robert’s crown is available at auction

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King Robert Baratheon was never much for wearing his crown, but perhaps you can do better–if you’ve got a few thousand dollars to spare. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that the next auction from show business auctioneers Profiles In History … Continue reading

“Lord Snow”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 3

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“Just so!” “Lord Snow” suffers from many of the same problems of the other early episodes of Game Of Thrones, where trying to produce an authentic adaptation of the novels and a coherent television show often clash. But you can … Continue reading

The Small Council: Which character improved most from book to screen?

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Welcome to a new weekly feature, The Small Council, where the staff and contributors of Winter Is Coming discuss and debate questions the most pressing questions of Game Of Thrones and the Seven Kingdoms. This week, we’re asking Which character do you think … Continue reading

Forums are here!

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As promised, we’ve opened up a new forum, at Come on in, post your favorite pictures from the show, speculate wildly about Season 5, and more!  

Meet your new WiC editor, Andrea Towers

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Hi everyone! I’m Andrea Towers, and I’m super happy–like Sansa Stark eating lemon cakes happy–to join the team as an Assistant Editor. Although I was an avid fantasy and sci-fi reader as a child, it took until the TV … Continue reading

On story structure and spoilers in Season 5

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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

“The Kingsroad”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 2

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“The Kingsroad” has three interconnected themes running through it, making it arguably the most fascinating and pleasantly difficult episode of the early run of Game Of Thrones for experts, although it wasn’t for many of the newbies I knew watching … Continue reading

Meet Your New WiC Editor, AniBundel

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Hi Everybody! I’m Ani, the new Assistant Editor here at I am so excited to be blogging here, you have no idea. For the last four years I’ve been blogging over at my own site Anibundel: Pop Culturess, which … Continue reading

New photos from Croatia show possible adaptation of The Winds Of Winter chapter

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There’s a new set of photos from Kastel Gomilica that show specific characters in much more detail. Maisie Williams (Arya Stark), Roger Ashton-Griffiths (Mace Tyrell),  Ian Beattie (Meryn Trant), and Mark Gatiss (Tycho Nestoris) can all be spotted quite clearly. … Continue reading

Star Wars: Episode VII adds “dancing instructor” Miltos Yerolemou

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Another Game Of Thrones actor has been cast in the new Star Wars movie! Miltos Yerolemou, who played Arya’s dancing instructor Syrio Forel in the first season, is being reported as having been cast in Star Wars: Episode VII. He’ll be joining … Continue reading

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