Few authors have as much power to draw you in with fun characters and thrilling adventures—and then crush your spirit utterly—as George R.R. Martin. But the latest way that Martin managed to make me lose all hope for humanity was especially sneaky. And just tremendously soul-shredding.
Earlier this morning, George R.R. Martin broke some bad news: his next long awaited installment of the Song of Ice and Fire series, Winds of Winter, won’t appear in bookstores before the debut of the sixth season of Game of Thrones.
This year’s genre television gave us high highs and low lows—sometimes on the same show! In no particular order, we’ve rounded up the year’s best moments, along with some of the absolute worst. SPOILERS AHEAD.
Surprisingly nobody, Telltale is working on a second season of their Game of Thrones series, according to an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Don’t read that interview if you haven’t finished the finale; it’s full of spoilers!
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is a professional weightlifter and former silver medalist in the World’s Strongest Man competition. He also plays Gregor Clegane, aka The Mountain, possibly aka Ser Robert Strong (minor spoilerage, but not really) on HBO’s Game Of Thrones. He once declared himself the “future of strength.” I’m…
The next season of Game of Thrones will be unique—a show that’s been so heavily dependent on its book source material will suddenly be venturing out into unknown territory, with no more books to adapt. What’s going to happen next? Here’s everything we’ve been able to find out.
In the run-up to Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams guest-starring on Doctor Who, there were all sorts of rumors about which character she was playing. And a lot of people believed she was playing Jenny, the “Doctor’s Daughter” from the episode of that name. Instead, she’s playing something much more interesting.
The season finale of Telltale’s Game of Thrones series will drop on November 17, according to a tweet from the company.
Tonight’s Doctor Who episode had everything—spaceships, aliens, trickery, the power of stories, and the Doctor desperately struggling to win in an impossible situation. Twice. And it leads up to an ending that genuinely punches you in the gut. Spoilers ahead!
George R.R. Martin’s epic-fantasy setting of Westeros is highly addictive, and for good reason. It’s such a richly imagined world, with such a rich backstory, there’s enough material to obsess about for years. And his new book, collecting his “Dunk and Egg” stories, showcases just what a great setting it is.
Interestingly nobody did a World of Warcraft version of the Game of Thrones intro yet, despite the fact that Azeroth’s map is similar to Westeros. Animator Marc Ottensmann is here to close this hole with his fantastic clip.
Turns out, Tyrion isn’t just the god of tits and wine, but also an avatar. Truly a man of many talents.
I mean, not everybody you’ve ever known or cared for is dead.
UFC star Ronda Rousey held an “Ask Me Anything” crowd interview on Reddit today, and almost immediately, she discussed a ton of nerdy stuff. Here are some of her best answers.
British actor Ian McShane is joining the cast of Game of Thrones in a role that reportedly will have a small amount of screen time but a lot of significance for Westeros.
Telltale’s next Game of Thrones episode, A Nest of Vipers, arrives next week. It’s the same schedule as before: Tuesday on PC, Mac, PS3, and PS4. On Wednesday, it hits Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Then, on Thursday, those with iOS devices can join in.
I don’t want to spoil things for you, but the epic battle at Hardhome, easily the highlight of Game of Thrones’ fifth season, wasn’t filmed using real zombies. Here’s how the scenes were actually shot.