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Ryan and Ryan talk Thrones

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Mo Ryan and Ryan McGee have a new episode of their Talking TV with Ryan and Ryan podcast that focuses wholly on Game of Thrones. Not only that, but they invited myself and Elio and Linda of Westeros.org to join … Continue reading

Podcasts and productions

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As you all know, Winter-is-coming.net is your best, most comprehensive and up-to-date source for All Things Game of Thronesy. We are the last website you check every night before you go to bed, and the first one you gaze upon … Continue reading

The Ryan interviews

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FaBio here, recently returned from the GRRM signing at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena and the after-gathering hosted by the official ASoIaF fanclub, the Brotherhood Without Banners. I have tales of yore and wonder, of course, and they will be told … Continue reading

Podcast interview with GRRM reveals some new info

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A new podcast interview with George R. R. Martin has been posted by the Television Zombies. The TVZ crew have been fans of Game Of Thrones and ASOIAF for a while now and were kind enough to invite me on … Continue reading

Reactions to the new promo material

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Reactions to the new Game of Thrones promo material released Sunday night are slowly starting to pop up around the web. Here is a collection of some of the more noteworthy impressions: Cannot. Wait. I won’t bother parsing the bits … Continue reading

Charles Dance cast as Tywin

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Chalk up another one to the fans. Esteemed British actor, and fan favorite, Charles Dance has been cast as Tywin Lannister in HBO’s Game of Thrones according to Maureen Ryan of the Chicago Tribune. Charles Dance has been cast as … Continue reading

Mo casting and recasting

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Mo Ryan has published some further Game of Thrones casting news: Varys, the calculating spymaster for the king of Westeros, will be played by UK actor Conleth Hill. The role of Waymar Royce has been recast due to a scheduling issue. … Continue reading

Mo Ryan scoops new Dany

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Followers of the Chicago Tribune’s Maureen Ryan on Twitter (or MoFo’s, as we’re typically known) got a nice little surprise around 5:00 ETA when she tweeted a link to her latest article: The Watcher An excerpt from the exclusive: I … Continue reading

GRRM interview w/ Mo Ryan; confirms Merchant out as Dany

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Maureen Ryan of the Chicago-Tribune has posted her full interview with George R. R. Martin and confirms what many people have suspected: Tamzin Merchant will not be returning in the role of Daenarys Targaryen. The interview, which was teased by … Continue reading

GRRM talks Thrones at C2E2

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If you haven’t been following my Twitter you may have missed these two interviews of George R. R. Martin at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo. (Pro tip: you don’t have to have a Twitter account to keep up with … Continue reading

Another writer added to first season

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Maureen Ryan of the Chicago Tribune has confirmed that Jane Espenson, writer for such shows as Dollhouse, Battlestar Galactica and Buffy, will be penning the script for episode six of the first season of Game of Thrones. A “Battlestar”-”Buffy”-”Game of … Continue reading

Too much hype?

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The hype for Game of Thrones is immense. The amount of buzz, even prior to filming, has taken HBO completely by surprise. Many prominent TV critics have also picked up on the intense fan interest in the series. Time’s James … Continue reading



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