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Foggy Ruins of Time – The George R.R. Martin X-Men Reference No One Ever Gets

This is the latest in a series giving you the cultural context behind certain comic book characters/behaviors. You know, the sort of then-topical references that have faded into the “foggy ruins of time.” To wit, twenty years from now, a college senior watching episodes of Seinfeld will likely miss a lot of the then-topical pop […]

Fantasy Football Week 7 In Review And NFL Open Thread

George R.R. Martin hates the Patriots. This is something you learn from the internet.

This week's New York Times Bestsellers (October 13th)

In hardcover:David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks is down one spot, finishing the week at number 7.In paperback:George R. R. Martin's A Dance With Dragons is down six positions, ending the week at number 19.Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane is down three positions, ending the week at number 20 (trade paperback).

This week's New York Times Bestsellers (October 6th)

In hardcover:David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks is down two spots, finishing the week at number 6.In paperback:George R. R. Martin's A Dance With Dragons is up two positions, ending the week at number 13.George R. R. Martin's A Game of...Show More Summary

'Winds of Winter' Release Date Unknown, Fans Speculate on Possible Character Deaths

"Winds of Winter" is the next installment to George R.R. Martin's highly popular "A Song of Ice and Fire" book series more popularly know as "Game of Thrones." While there are still no solid dates for when the next book is coming out, fans are already speculating as to who will die.

Great Job, Internet!: Don’t try to keep up with the Game Of Thrones wine-drinking supercut

George R. R. Martin is known for his detailed, occasionally borderline pornographic descriptions of food, but wine fuels intrigue, and intrigue is what makes the Seven Kingdoms go around. A map of Westeros wine country is already available...Show More Summary

Hodor's Mom Is the Biggest George R. R. Martin Fangirl

NEW YORK — It's not often that Hodor gets a chance to speak his mind, but New York Comic Con gave him the perfect outlet. Actor Kristian Nairn, who plays the gentle giant on HBO's Game of Thrones sat down with Daniel Portman — the lady...Show More Summary

Telltale releases another Game of Thrones teaser image

2 months agoEntertainment / Video Games : CVG

"A wood of stubborn sentinel trees". Telltale Games has published a fresh teaser image for its upcoming Game of Thrones series, pulling another evocative line from George R.R. Martin's fantasy fiction. Click here to read the full article

Can Statistics Predict Game of Thrones, and Why Does It Matter?

Fans of George R. R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire saga love to speculate about what will happen next. With two books (of seven) to go, the identity of the eventual occupant of the Iron Throne is anyone's guess. But if the Warlocks of...Show More Summary

HBO Reportedly Spends 200K on Set Security for GOT Nude Scene & Pictures Still Got Out

2 months agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

There was a lot of controversy over the upcoming Cersei (Lena Headey) nude scene in George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones season 5. Things got so hot that the local church denied the production the rights to film the scene on church property. Then HBO was able to work out a deal and the […]

This week's New York Times Bestsellers (September 29th)

In hardcover:David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks is up two spots, finishing the week at number 4.In paperback:George R. R. Martin's A Dance With Dragons is down four positions, ending the week at number 15.George R. R. Martin's A Game of...Show More Summary

Who Will Die Next on Game of Thrones? A Statistician Offers His Predictions

2 months agoOdd : Neatorama

(Image: HBO) George R.R. Martin's slaughter of the inhabitants of Westeros and Essos appears random, but there are clear patterns that can detected and extended mathematically. Dr. Richard Vale, a professor of mathematics at the University...Show More Summary

Math May Be Able To Tell Us Who Will Die On Game Of Thrones

When it comes to George R.R. Martin?s A Song of Ice and Fire, or even HBO?s Game of Thrones, the conversation is always about who may or may not die, because this world is filled with surprising deaths. So much so that statistician Richard Vale has figured out a way to analyze the past to tell us who might not be around for the future. Click To Continue Reading

Still waiting for 'Game of Thrones'? Here's a beer to make it easier

There are still many long months before HBO’s beloved "Game of Thrones" returns, and even longer until author George R. R. Martin finishes the next book in the series, but at least fans can drown their sorrows in another "GOT"-inspired beer from Brewery Ommegang while they wait.

Guy Predicts ‘Game of Thrones’ Ending Using Math

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

George R.R. Martin‘s apparent willingness to kill off any character at any time means Game of Thrones / ASOIAF is a more difficult storyline to predict than most. But that doesn’t stop fans from making their guesses anyway. Now, oneShow More Summary

Statistician Uses Math To Predict Who Dies In ‘Game of Thrones’

2 months agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Game of Thrones has long made fans understand that no character is safe. George R. R. Martin seemingly kills any character which he sees, doing away with what’s expected and instead putting the characters through a meat grinder as we make our way to the eventual conclusion of the tale. There’s always lots of speculation about […]

Mathematician tries to predict the next two 'Game of Thrones' books

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Tired of waiting for George R. R. Martin to finish the next book in the Song of Ice and Fire series? So is the University of Canterbury's Richard Vale: he's created a statistical model based on the series' previous tomes to predict what might be in...

This week's New York Times Bestsellers (September 22nd)

In hardcover:Kim Harrison’s The Witch With No Name debuts at number 5.David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks is down three spots, finishing the week at number 6.In paperback:George R. R. Martin's A Dance With Dragons maintains its position at number 11.George R. Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Here’s what the Game Of Thrones theme would sound like if the show was a Western

Game Of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss made a lot of savvy choices when they began adapting George R. R. Martin’s epic fantasy series to the screen, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that hiring composer Ramin Djawadi to write the show’s main theme was one of their best. Show More Summary

Mental Health Break

Game Of Thrones meets the Wild West: After watching it, David Haglund can’t help but imagine a “Tarantino-directed spinoff movie based on characters created by George R.R. Martin.”

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