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The North Remembers: April 2010

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Three years ago in April, we were still a year away from seeing the first ever episode of Game of Thrones. In the month after the green light, the production team was busy hiring new people and getting all their … Continue reading

More season 3 reviews: Mo Ryan, Alan Sepinwall, Tim Goodman and NY Times

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Three more reviews to add to the pile. First up, is Mo Ryan for The Huffington Post: The version of “Game of Thrones” that executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have created is a meditation on power and its … Continue reading

Game of Thrones roundtable plus new eBook, “It Is Known, Vol. II”

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Marc Kleinhenz, contributor at Tower of the Hand and editor of A Flight of Sorrows, organized a Game of Thrones Season 3 roundtable discussion featuring TV critics James Poniewozik and Maureen Ryan and Thrones fans Amin Javadi of A Podcast … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Q&A with TV Journalists

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A version of this article appeared in the Special Collector’s Edition Game of Thrones magazine. We will be reprinting several of the articles from that magazine for the benefit of our international readers and others who were unable to buy … Continue reading

Game of Thrones and giving

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In the spirit of the season, and in the wake of the horrible tragedy in Connecticut, many may feel compelled to help those in need. These Game of Thrones-related charities would be a great place to start. First, The Huffington … Continue reading

Dominic West was almost Mance Rayder

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File this one under “The One That Got Away”. Dominic West revealed to the Huffington Post’s Maureen Ryan in a recent interview that he was offered a role in Game of Thrones, but turned it down. The role he was … Continue reading

The North Remembers: July 2009

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Time to look three years into the past again. That particular July was a big month for Game of Thrones. The first and foremost reason was Sean Bean joining the cast. To be precise, and here we have to be, Winter … Continue reading

More season two reviews

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The reviews for season two of Game of Thrones continue to come in and most are positively glowing. I’m not going to try and link to all of them, but here are some notable ones. Mo Ryan of The Huffington … Continue reading

Quick Hits: Nikolaj! GRRM! D&D! Oona! And… “Dark Side of the Throne?”

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First and fastest, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau will be doing a LIVE CHAT TODAY via HBO Connect at 1:30PM EST. Hopefully if you’re interested in joining in, you read this notice in time. Run, don’t walk! There’s a Great Dane to catch! … Continue reading

Mo Ryan interviews Emilia

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Another in the series of interviews conducted at the Television Critic Association meeting earlier this year has been published in its long form (it might be Obama started a trend the other day). This time around Maureen Ryan of AoL … Continue reading

D&D more ruthless than GRRM

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Mo Ryan talked to George R.R. Martin at the Television Critics Association press tour in January, and has now published the full interview. They discuss GRRM’s views on the adaptation, the cuts, the additions, and how his views and imagination … Continue reading

Mo Ryan reviews Thrones … Sepinwall too

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Here is one that I know many people have been waiting anxiously to read, AOL TV’s Maureen Ryan has posted her review for Game of Thrones. Is it positive? Negative? I’d say it’s more positive than negative, but she does … Continue reading



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