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“Fire and Blood”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 10

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One of the unsurprising themes to emerge over the course of these reviews is the disruption of viewer expectations. This is obvious with Ned’s death, as most shows don’t kill their heroes so abruptly. But I think even that doesn’t … Continue reading

Words Are Wind: “Maester”

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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

Game of Thrones maesters in new film, television projects

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Apparently, one of the many maester’s chains you can craft during your studies at Oldtown is for acting, as two of Game of Thrones‘ own maesters are in new and upcoming projects. Donald Sumpter, who played Maester Luwin, will be … Continue reading

The Small Council: What’s your pick for Best Comedy Moment in Season 4?

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In the latest installment of The Small Council, our staff makes their pick for Best Comedy Moment in Season 4. Cameron White: Daenerys Targaryen’s story is, to put it mildly, a heavy one. On the run from mercenaries and “Usurper” … Continue reading

Julian Glover, Noah Taylor, James Cosmo, and more talk Game of Thrones with Flicks and the City

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We’ve survived two weeks, and a new episode of Game of Thrones draws ever closer, but these last few hours seem to last the longest. To pass some time, Flicks and the City has released a number of new interviews … Continue reading

Quick Hits: MGoT, GMP, PCA and RPG

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A new Making Game of Thrones post that introduces us to stand-in and trainee DA, Graeme Livingston. Graeme drops this teaser about season two: “There’s been quite a lot of sword fighting in this season, a lot more than last … Continue reading

Pycelle recast

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George R. R. Martin has some sad news over at his Not A Blog. Roy Dotrice has had to drop out of Game of Thrones due to health reasons. It saddens me to announce that we’ve had a casting change … Continue reading

Roy Dotrice is Grand Maester Pycelle

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George R. R. Martin has confirmed via his blog that veteran British actor Roy Dotrice has been cast as Grand Maester Pycelle. “The old maester has lived many lives, brief but numerous. In his youth he fought in the wars … Continue reading

GRRM with a brief update

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George R. R. Martin has a blog post that touches on a variety of topics. In it he gives us an update on Game of Thrones casting. D&D have cast one more role and have an offer out to a … Continue reading


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