Posts tagged "george r r martin"

11 “Game Of Thrones” Flashcards To Help You Keep The Plot Straight

Are you confused by Game of Thrones? We’re here to help!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 14, 2015

Rigging The Hugos: A Sad Puppies/George R. R. Martin Explainer

Fandom is alight with scandal right now over the Hugo awards, if you hadn’t heard or don’t follow sci-fi and fantasy writing. I will be totally honest and say from the get-go that I don’t keep up with contemporary science fiction novels by and large. I read comic books, I play video games, I watch…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 10, 2015

Armor And Weapons From “Game Of Thrones” Will Be On Display At The Met

MEGA cool: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is going to be exhibiting the armor from “Game of Thrones” next month with an accompanying talk on arms and armaments featuring the series’ costume designer, Michele Clapton. She’ll be joined by post-minimalist artist Miya Ando and the Met’s curator in Arms and Armor,…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 14, 2014

What Westeros Really Looks Like, According To George R.R. Martin

George R. R. Martin’s next book is coming. No, not that one.

Last month, the author talked to the 92Y in Manhattan about The World of Ice & Fire, his new book chronicling the history of Westeros. During the talk, Martin revealed that the Westeros portrayed on television’s “Game of Thrones” can be…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / November 6, 2014

George R. R. Martin Is Writing A “Game Of Thrones” Coffee Table Book Now

The book in question, according to George R.R. Martin, is “a compendium of the history and legends of the world of Westeros,” and though it’s officially called The World Of Ice and Fire, UK publisher HarperCollins has given it the nickname “The GRRM-arillion.” I like that name better. The nerd is strong with this one.

By: The Mary Sue / May 29, 2013

George R. R. Martin Says He Is “A Feminist At Heart”

“There was a period in my life when I would have called myself a feminist, back in the seventies, when the feminist movement was really getting going and growing out of the counter culture of the sixties,’ he says. ‘But the feminist movement has changed. Sometime in the 80s and 90s I read some piece…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 2, 2013

12 Words And Phrases From “Game Of Thrones” That Need To Be Part Of Your Vocabulary

I’m completely and utterly absorbed in both the Game of Thrones book series, by George R. R. Martin, and the HBO show. It’s so imaginative! As I’ve been reading the books, I’ve been completely enthralled by some of the language Martin uses, both old-fashioned terms and unique turns of phrase that really roll off the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 16, 2012