Posts tagged "game of thrones"

11 Shows You Need To Watch If You Want To Be Relevant

To this day, I think I might be one of the only people on earth who has never seen an episode of “Breaking Bad.” Even though the series has ended, its legend lives on, and I still find myself excluded from any and all Walter White-related water cooler conversation. But once a show has bee…

By: Katie Oldenburg / May 14, 2014

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Watch “Gay Of Thrones,” Listen To Curtis Harding & Eat Mascarpone French Toast

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 3, 2014

Here Are The (Un)Official Lyrics To The “Game Of Thrones” Theme Song

The official lyrics being, of course, Gaaaaaaaaame of fuckin’ thrones, game of fuckin’ throooooonnnnnes (over and over again till the end). But these lyrics for the earworm-y “Game of Thrones” theme song are just as good, focusing on Peter Dinklage, who plays everyone’s favorite character, Tyrion Lannister. There’s a third version of the lyrics we sing i…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2014

Dude Dateability: Ranking The Men Of “Game Of Thrones”

It’s not easy out there in the trenches of modern love. Finding someone even somewhat acceptable to go to dinner with is a struggle, never mind a person you want to see more than once a week.  While sifting through duds on OKCupid and swiping left on every single match that comes your way o…

By: Megan Reynolds / April 24, 2014

George R. R. Martin Distances Himself From That “Game Of Thrones” Rape Scene (But I’m Not Done Ranting)

If you still haven’t seen Sunday’s episode of “Game of Thrones,” stop right here, as there are spoilers ahead and besides, you need to get on that shit. 

George R. R. Martin, the author of the “Game of Thrones” series, A Song of Ice and Fire, has weighed in on Sunday’s controversial episode, in which…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 22, 2014

The Soapbox: “Game of Thrones,” Thanks for Employing Porn Stars

I’m just going to say it upfront: I’m a massive fan of “Game of Thrones.”
I know it’s problematic, controversial around its portrayals of women, and arguably more violent on screen than required (see last night’s rape scene for an example). And I know there’s been plenty of excellent critiques arguing that “Game of…

By: Kitty Stryker / April 21, 2014

“Game Of Thrones” Turned A Consensual Sex Scene Into A Rape Scene And Ruined Everything

Fair warning: SPOILERS AHEAD.

Goddammit, I am so pissed off. On last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones,” a climactic and much-anticipated consensual sex scene between incestuous brother-sister duo Jaime and Cersei Lannister was twisted into a violent rape scene for seemingly no reason at all, ruining the sexual tension some of us

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 21, 2014

“Let It Go(T)” Is The “Frozen”/”Game Of Thrones” Mashup You Didn’t Know You Needed

I have yet to see “Frozen,” but that damn “Let It Go” song is inescapable. I was on the verge of totally hating it, but then I saw this “Game of Thrones”/”Frozen” mashup, with lyrics like “Who’s the hero on this show? / Tyrion? That new guy? Even book readers don’t know,” and I had a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 19, 2014

Two Right Answers: “It Bothers Me That My Boyfriend Is Into The Sex On ‘Game Of Thrones'”

If there are a million ways to do something wrong, there should be at least a few ways to do a thing right. In this series, Janet and Emily tackle your questions from two different perspectives. The result, we hope, is two right answers.

Janet is a stone-cold rationalist, baker, and monotreme from

By: Janet Manley and Emily Winter / April 17, 2014

Spoiler Alert: Don’t Watch This If You Don’t Want To Know What Awesome Thing Happened On “Game Of Thrones” Last Night

HOLY CRAP. Last night’s “Game of Thrones,” amiright? Finally, after all this time, SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER! And then! Can you believe they SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER?! So epic. Still, such a great SPOILER. Worthy of a tribute, I should think. Watch above and then relieve that amazing SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER are the jump. The Red Wedding ain’t got…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 14, 2014

Watch This: Screaming Goats Cover The “Game Of Thrones” Theme Song

We’ve seen screaming goats cover hit songs by Katy Perry, Celine Dion, and Jay Z. Wasn’t it only a matter of time before someone synced up a bunch of screaming goat clips to recreate the “Game of Thrones” theme song? The surprising thing about this video isn’t so much that it exists, but that it’…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 10, 2014

All In Favor Of Christina Hendricks Appearing (And Getting Naked) On “Game Of Thrones”…

… say aye! I would love to see more male nudity on “Game of Thrones,” but if we’re going to get even more female nudity, can it please be in the form of Christina Hendricks’ chichis? She’s interested… [The Superficial]
Not that I would ever have sex with a sex doll — no judgement…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 8, 2014

All The Important Humping On “Game Of Thrones”

Don’t feel bad. “Game of Thrones” is confusing as hell. So many characters with weird names! So many powerful balding dudes! So many guys with luscious locks! So many characters with weird names having sex with powerful balding dudes and guys with luscious locks! It’s no wonder you can’t keep who’s fucked who…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 6, 2014

An Honest Trailer For “Game Of Thrones”

Not sure whether you want to binge-watch HBO’s “Game of Thrones” before Sunday’s fourth season premiere? Check out this honest trailer (there’s a spoiler-free version as well) for the series, so you have a better sense of what you’ll be in for with this dungeon master guide/porno set in a place where everything is the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 2, 2014

Watch A Sneak Peek Of “Game Of Thrones” Season 4!

Gah! Watch a 15 minute preview of “Game of Thrones” fourth season above! [Evil Beet Gossip]
You know you wanna watch Beyonce and Jay Z dance the merengue while hanging out in the Dominican Republic. [Celebuzz]
Also, did I hear you wanted to see a photo of Joe Manganiello from “True Blood”…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 10, 2014

16 Things We Can Ascertain About “Game Of Thrones” Season 4

HBO has released a mess of new promo photos for the upcoming fourth season of “Game of Thrones,” which premieres on April 6. When we last left the seven kingdoms, Jaime Lannister had finally been reunited with his sister/lover, Queen Cersei; Tyrion and Sansa were married, but had not made a baby neither of them…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 1, 2014

First Look: The “Game Of Thrones” Season 4 Trailer Has Arrived!

Gaaaaame of fucking Thrones / Game of fucking Thronnnnnnnnes. That’s what I sing to the tune of the “Game of Thrones” theme music every time I hear it. Sometimes I sing it a capela too, usually when I’m trying to soothe myself through “GoT” withdrawals. But I won’t have to do that for too much longer,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 13, 2014

Forget New Year’s Resolutions, I Just Want To Watch “Girls” In 2014

I’m something of an HBO fanatic, so I can’t wait to see what’s around the corner for the network in 2014. The final season of “True Blood”? Season three of “Girls”?  Yes, please! Check out this teaser HBO released with clips of “Game of Thrones,” “The Normal Heart” and all the other shows and movies to get…

By: Claire Hannum / December 20, 2013

“Game Of Thrones,” “Breaking Bad” & “Homeland”-Inspired Baby Names Are On The Rise — But Where’s Saul?!

Parents have long taken inspiration for their child’s name from pop culture. For the last few years, “Twilight”-inspired names like Bella/Isabella and Edward have been huge, as have names borrowed from famous tots like Mason (Kourtney Kardashian’s son). But the names on the rise this year are mostly inspired by characters on the small screen,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 3, 2013

Someone Bookmarked Every Death In The Game Of Thrones Series So Far

Spoiler alert: Everyone dies, basically, so don’t get too attached. To anyone. [via Twitter]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 1, 2013
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