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Another Show Based On George R. R. Martin Books Is Coming To TV

If you’re worrying about what to do with your life once Game of Thrones ends, worry no longer. More »


Mathematicians Reveal ‘True Protagonist’ on Game of Thrones

There are so many characters inGame of Thrones it’s hard to keep them straight, let alone identify the main character. Mathematicians Andrew Beveridge and a student from Macalester College turned to “network science” to sort it out, searching for instances in which two characters’ names appeared within 15 words of each other in A StormMore »


George R.R. Martin Misses His Deadline For Next ‘Game Of Thrones’ Book

The author and creator of Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin, announced that he was unable to publish his highly anticipated next book in the series titled The Winds of Winter. Expected to be released before Season 6 premieres on HBO in April, Martin wrote a plea for understanding, and explained that HBO and his… More »


“Game Of Thrones” Showrunners Heard The Criticism About Sansa’s Rape And Are Making Changes

“Game of Thrones” director Jeremy Podeswa, speaking in Australia this weekend, says that showrunners Dan Weiss and David Benioff heard the criticism about Sansa Stark’s rape scene and that “a couple of things changed as a result,” going forward in the show.

Podeswa has defended the scene in the past, at least asMore »


Hugo Awards See Huge Loss For Vox Day And The Sad Puppies

The Hugo Awards – probably the now-second-most prominent sci-fi and fantasy awards outside of the Nebulas – were awarded on Saturday. You might recall that there was a huge controversy over the Hugos this year, with authors Brad Torgensen and Larry Correia rigging the ballots against what they perceived as a too-diverse field of priorMore »


Here’s The “Game Of Thrones”/Taylor Swift Mashup You Never Knew You Needed

Sick of watching your favorite characters get killed off on “Game of Thrones”? Lament your loss to the tune of “Blank Space.” In this ditty by Nerdist, you can watch George R.R. Martin taunt you with the power he holds over his blank page. As he reminds us in the video, “I get off killing… More »


No, George R.R. Martin Hasn’t Finished The Song Of Ice And Fire Books Yet

Theories abound about George R.R. Martin’s plans for the Song of Ice and Fire series, and therefore the Game of Thrones series, but Martin says that the most ridiculous theory of all is that he’s actually finished with the last two books of the series and is sitting on them to create demand. At the… More »


George R. R. Martin Was On “Gay Of Thrones”!

As far as I’m concerned, there are only two “Game of Thrones” recaps you should be interested in: 1) the in-depth episode recaps at the New York Observer and 2) the hi-laaaaarious Funny or Die series “Gay of Thrones,” in which hair stylist Jonathan dishes on each episode while he works. I can only imagine Jonathan… More »


For Just $20K, George R.R. Martin Will Kill You In An Upcoming Game Of Thrones Book

“Game of Thrones” superfans, start saving your coins! For a mere $20,000, A Song of Ice and Fire creator George R.R. Martin will name a character after you in an upcoming book from the series … with the promise that you’ll meet a “grisly death.” Sweet! You can even dictate what your character does — though the… More »


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… More »


Fans Want To Pay George RR Martin To Finish Game Of Thrones Book Soon

Sorry, nerds, but as of this writing, only $107 out of $2 million has been raised to “reward” author George RR Martin for finishing Book 6 of the Song of Fire and Ice series by the end of 2014. [IndieGogo]
James Gandolfini’s funeral was held today in New York City’s Cathedral Church of… More »


George R. R. Martin Reveals Incredible “Game Of Thrones” Spoilers!

God, Conan O’Brien must have some serious dirt on “Game of Thrones” creator George R.R. Martin, because his crew at Team Coco managed to get the author to spill a boatload of spoilers about the series. Seriously, do not click play unless you want to know what kind of pet Joffrey is going to adopt, who’s going… More »


George R. R. Martin Delights In “Game Of Thrones” Fans Horrified Reactions To The “Red Wedding”

God I love George R. R. Martin, creator of the “Game Of Thrones” book series A Song of Ice and Fire. The bearded longshoreman-esque super nerd appeared on “Conan” last night to discuss the most recent episode of “Game of Thrones,” in which three major characters were slaughtered in a scene best described as totally fucking gruesome. More »


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 pieces… More »


“Games Of Thrones”‘ George R.R. Martin Is Planning To Hide After A Specific Episode Next Season

You know when that thing happened to Ned Stark in Season 1 of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and everyone who hadn’t read the book (and some who had) completely freaked out? There’s more stuff like that to come and A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin is kind of scared about how you’ll react. So scared, in fact,… More »