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This gingerbread Iron Throne is amazing

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No matter what traditions you and your family have at Christmas, even if one of those traditions includes making cute little gingerbread houses, they will never live up to this exquisitely detailed and masterfully created gingerbread Iron Throne.

See how Game of Thrones dragons Balerion and Drogon match up to Smaug

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The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies hit theaters this past week, and in that movie, the fate of the dragon Smaug, is played out. Back in September of this year, some very enterprising fans crafted a very cool Dragon … Continue reading

Let’s break down that Game of Thrones season 5 cut from HBO’s Yearender (GIF)

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By now, you’ve probably seen the HBO 2014 yearender, which featured a quick sneak-peek at Game of Thrones season 5. If you haven’t, you can check out what our Ani Bundel has to say about it, here. Of course, you … Continue reading

Netflix wants Marco Polo to be its Game of Thrones–does it succeed?

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Dave Crewe is a teacher and freelance writer from Brisbane, Australia. If you’re looking for some holiday binge-watching to satiate your Game of Thrones addiction, Netflix have their fingers crossed you’ll turn to Marco Polo. The series–originally intended for Starz … Continue reading

Words Are Wind: Wights and White Walkers

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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 the “Words Are Wind” column, contributor Scott … Continue reading

WiC Weekly: December 14th-20th

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Mild controversies abound this week! Rights issues, technology failures, angry dictators, and first-world feminists. Let’s see how it happened:     WiC weekly time! First up: was Tywin Lannister right to end a war by breaking the rules and murdering … Continue reading

George R.R. Martin offers to screen The Interview

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The big entertainment news of the past day, has been about Seth Rogen and James Franco’s film The Interview, which has been pulled from theaters by Sony Pictures after the hackers responsible for gaining access to confidential Sony documents threatened violence to any … Continue reading

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

HBO no longer releasing overnight ratings

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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

“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

WiC Weekly: December 7th-13th

By Rowan Kaiser on

In case you missed anything, here’s our collection of the best and most popular posts of the week, as end-of-year award season rumbles forward….   WiC Weekly time! @SophieT teased Season 5 by promising a 'traumatic scene' for Sansa. What … Continue reading

WiCnet Awards: Who was the Best Actor in Season 4?

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Just two polls remain in the 2014 installment of the WiCnet Awards. Maisie Williams took Best Actress last week, and we’ll be starting the Best Episode festivities next week. We’ve got a star-studded group of ten men, including last year’s … Continue reading

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