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George R.R. Martin’s 12 Westerosi Days of Christmas, part 2

By Ani Bundel on

Two weeks ago, the official twitter account for George R.R. Martin started a cute little “12 Days of Westerosi Christmas.” We brought you the first six entries here. Yesterday was the last day of the countdown. Which Westerosi families were … 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

Thrones nominated for two Writers Guild Awards

By Cameron White on

Awards season is definitely here, and Game of Thrones is mixing it up with the best of them. The show was nominated for two Writers Guild Awards on Thursday: Best Drama Series and Best Episodic Drama for “The Lion and the … Continue reading

George R.R. Martin on direwolves, charity, and killing off characters

By Cameron White on

Wolves were the subject of discussion, in more ways than one, at a recent event George R.R. Martin hosted at Jean Cocteau Cinema in New Mexico. Martin was hosting an event to present the checks for his Prizeo charity recipients. … Continue reading

A Look at George R.R. Martin’s “A World of Ice and Fire”

By Andrea Towers on

Ever since I picked up George R.R. Martin’s A World of Ice and Fire at the 92Y event this weekend, I’ve been combing through it like a kid in a candy store. It reminds me of when I was younger … 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

See George R.R. Martin this weekend in his only US appearance in NYC

By Andrea Towers on

Want to see your favorite fantasy author read live? Even if you can’t make it to his NYC, you can still be a part of the night thanks to Tumblr and 92Y. Martin will appear at the 92Y on Sunday, … Continue reading

Excerpts from A World Of Ice And Fire

By Rowan Kaiser on

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

Happy birthday, George!

By Rowan Kaiser on

Today marks George R.R. Martin’s 66th birthday! All of us here at WiC wish him a happy and productive year, with many more to come. Now, come join us in singing and dancing to the traditional Westeroisi song of celebration! … Continue reading

George R.R. Martin’s favorite character is the one that’s most obviously his favorite, thanks for asking, interviewers

By Rowan Kaiser on

George R.R. Martin took to his LiveJournal today to discuss his recent interview schedule, taking a moment to express his exasperation at constantly being asked who his favorite character was. As anyone who’s read the A Song Of Ice And Fire books, … Continue reading

Game Of Thrones stars take Ice Bucket Challenge, demonstrate sensitivity to temperature

By Rowan Kaiser on

Celebrities. Since the dawn of time, people have wondered: do they feel cold like you or I? This summer, a crack team of scientists/social media experts have designed the perfect experiment to find out: the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The … Continue reading

GOT’s Emmys: Dresses, losses, and Weird Al’s Game Of Thrones song

By Rowan Kaiser on

Okay, Game Of Thrones may have struck out in winning awards last night, but that wasn’t too much of a surprise with it going up against the Breaking Bad juggernaut. But it did win a great deal of buzz, thanks primarily to … Continue reading



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