This season of Game of Thrones is going to run right up to the end of George R.R. Martin's published material, which means that the next one is going to be full of all sorts of spoilers for the heretofore unpublished Winds of Winter. And now, thanks to leaked casting documents... More »
About 30 years ago, both superhero comics and fantasy novels went through a startling narrative transformation. In comics, narrative captions replaced thought balloons. In books, authors started writing “tight” third person narrative, instead of “omniscient” or first person. Why did this happen? Read more...
If you know more than Jon Snow, you’ll know that religion in Westeros bears striking similarities to faith in the real world. Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin has made it clear that the complex belief systems in his renowned...Show More Summary
Author George R.R. Martin explains that the Sparrows are his own version of the 'medieval Catholic church' in HBO's 'Game of Thrones'.
The prolific author recently revealed that his famous militant religious group, the Sparrows, is actually based on a famous religious organization?s past. More details here. Click To Continue Reading
Spoilers for the seventh episode of Season 5 of Game of Thrones follow, obviously. We’ve reached a fascinating point in Game of Thrones: Not only is the show departing dramatically from the plot of George R. R. Martin’s books, but they’re catching up to them, and even moving beyond them. Show More Summary
This Game Of Thrones review is written for those who have read George R.R. Martin’s A Song Of Ice And Fire. It will not explicitly spoil events from those books that have not yet been adapted into the series, but it will occasionally refer to future events more broadly in the interest of exploring the process of adapting them into a series. Show More Summary
Nope. “That analogy needs to die. It needs to be drowned in the world’s largest bathtub. It needs a George R.R. Martin–esque bloodbath of a demise.”
Telltale Games have released a new trailer for the upcoming episode of Game of Thrones, the series based on the popular HBO series that in turn is based on the popular sword and magic novels from George R.R. Martin. Episode 4 is due to release over the next couple of days for the PlayStation consoles, Xbox systems, PC and Mac.Click To Continue Reading
In hardcover:Charlaine Harris’ Day Shift debuts at number 15.In paperback:Andy Weir's The Martian maintains its position at number 6 (trade paperback).George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones is up one position, ending the week at number...Show More Summary
After spending over 40 hours of air time in Westeros, viewers who have stuck with Game of Thrones this long shouldn’t be, and aren’t, surprised by the presence of sexual violence. A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin has spoken out about the role of rape in realistic fantasy, the contradictory-sounding genre his books pioneered. Some critics — … Read More
What do you get when George R. R. Martin, whose novels inspired "Game of Thrones," meets Chris Martin of Coldplay? "The greatest rock opera of all time," according to Liam Neeson. As part of NBC's Red Nose Day telethon Thursday to raise...Show More Summary
"George R.R. Martin meets Chris Martin — what could go wrong?" asks Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) in "Game of Thrones: The Musical," a comedy video in which Coldplay attempt to adapt HBO's epic fantasy-drama for the Broadway stage. The results, as expected, are disastrous. As the start of the clip, recorded...
When George R.R. Martin meets Chris Martin, what could possibly go wrong? So asked Emilia Clarke last night on NBC's Red Nose Day telethon, an event whose proceeds benefited children in poverty around the world - and which gave us our...Show More Summary
The Japanese publishing house Hakayawa commissioned artist Norko Meguro to design cover images for George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. The resulting style is immediately recognizable for anime and manga fans. The covers offer fresh takes on characters that fans of both the novels and TV show have grown to love and hate. Show More Summary
[Warning: If you haven't seen Game of Thrones Season 5 episode 6 or read the George R.R. Martin book A Dance With Dragons, prepare for spoilers in the next few paragraphs.] Sen. Claire McCaskill is done with Game of Thrones, and theShow More Summary
“Game of Thrones: The Musical” is coming. Coldplay’s Chris Martin is working with a bunch of familiar faces from Westeros on a special performance of George R.R. Martin’s epic series for “Red Nose Day.” But instead of beheadings and incest, there will be lots of singing and dancing. Show More Summary
George R. R. Martin is said to have first started writing A Song of Ice and Fire back in 1991, believing that he could tell his story in a trilogy of novels and probably wrap it all up before the start of the Third Millennium. This didn't quite go to plan, did it? 24 years later and we're still on book five of seven. Show More Summary
(Video Link) Who is still alive in Westeros? My personal theory is that George R.R. Martin will conclude The Song of Ice and Fire by killing every single human being in Westeros and Essos, leaving only one person alive to take the Iron Throne. Show More Summary
Sophie Turner and author George R.R. Martin respond to the controversial scene at the end of Sunday's new episode of 'Game of Thrones'.