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Words Are Wind: Guest right

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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

Five moments from A Dance with Dragons (and beyond) we can’t wait to see in Season 5

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While developing Season 4, David Benioff admitted that “Season 5 gives him nightmares.” Adapting the notoriously lengthy and meandering middle of the Song of Ice and Fire saga certainly presents the biggest storytelling challenge of the entire series. For fans … Continue reading

See the first batch of promo photos for Season 5!

By Rowan Kaiser on

Along with the official trailer, HBO has released eighteen high-quality photos of characters in Season 5. These aren’t just scenes from the trailer–we’ve got several other moments that aren’t shown in the trailer. There are also characters, like Brienne and … Continue reading

Maisie Williams on Arya’s changes, filming in parking lots

By David (Razor) Harris on

Maisie Williams had some interesting things to say on Arya’s journey in the upcoming Season 5 of Game of Thrones, when Access Hollywood talked to the actress during the a pre-SAG awards party. “I say this every year, it’s like, … 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

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

Maisie Williams talks CyberBully, Season 5 of Game of Thrones

By Ani Bundel on

“I do think of 12-and-over as being ‘when I became an adult’,” Maisie Williams told told The Guardian in a recent interview. “It’s strange when people say they don’t feel like they’ve grown up yet… I’ve had to learn a lot.” … Continue reading

WiCnet Awards: And the winner of Best Actress in Season 4 is…

By Rowan Kaiser on

…Maisie Williams, as Arya Stark! This is Maisie’s second Best Actress WiCnet award, after she won in Season 2, and her second this year after winning Best Performance as a Youth. Michelle Fairley won in Season 3, although Williams finished … Continue reading

The Small Council: Who’s your pick for Best Actress in Season 4?

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We’ve hit the big categories in this year’s WiCnet Awards. This week, our Small Council discusses Best Actress in Season 4. Rowan Kaiser: Season 4 was a difficult year for Daenerys Targaryen, which meant a much higher degree of difficulty … Continue reading

Maisie Williams certain of casting in potential The Last of Us film

By Rowan Kaiser on

The Last of Us was one of 2013’s most acclaimed video games, a plot-heavy and relationship-centered post-apocalyptic game made by Uncharted developers Naughty Dog. With its mass popularity and much-lauded story and characters, it was a natural for a film option. … Continue reading

And the WiCnet Award for Best Comedy Moment in Season 4 goes to…

By Rowan Kaiser on

…Arya and The Hound, for their exchange in “Two Swords.” We had it listed as only the final bit of the exchange, but really, the whole thing is a delight. “I know him. The small one. His name his Polliver. … Continue reading

WiC Weekly, October 5-11

By Rowan Kaiser on

It’s time for a weekly in-case-you-missed-it roundup of our best and most popular articles of the week!   Weekend post roundup! Which #GameOfThrones actors have been spotted in Sevilla–and which chars are headed to Dorne? http://t.co/NuKYT9qMKY — Winter is Coming … Continue reading



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