Last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones” introduced us to an important character from George R. R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire series, Daario Naharis. Or, as I call him, Not-So-Rapey Blond Fabio. (During the first clip presented above, I referred to him as Rapey Blond Fabio, because of the way he and his brethren were [...]
The third season of Game of Thrones is finally here, and we’re back to chronicle the TV adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s world of Westeros -- and how it differs from the books -- in a series of letters...
With each passing season bringing HBO’s Game Of Thrones ever closer to the end of George R.R. Martin’s published novels—and each passing day bringing news of Martin seemingly doing anything but writing those novels—many have wondered whether the show will be increasingly forced to pad things out to give Martin time to complete his saga. Show More Summary
We've all been wondering how the Game of Thrones TV show will end. Will George R.R. Martin finish the book series in time? Will HBO try to pad it out? Will it be canceled? Now we have an answer — assuming all goes well. the show will last seven seasons, according to producer Frank Doelger. Read more...
Will Leonardo DiCaprio ever guest star on Game Of Thrones? If creator George R. R. Martin ever got his way, he would. George reviewed the new Great Gatsby, and fell in love with Leo like never before! He wrote: "I've liked Leonardo diCaprio ever since I first saw him in THE QUICK AND THE DEAD (a guilty [...]
"Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin reviewed "The Great Gatsby" on his personal blog, showering plaudits on director Baz Luhrmann and title star Leonardo...
The man himself, George R.R. Martin, wrote last night's table-setting episode of Game of Thrones. What'd you think? Read more...
Once every season, George R. R. Martin takes up his pen to script an episode of the series based on his books. Martin's an extremely talented, and very experienced, screenwriter having helmed Beauty and the Beast (the good one, not the new one) as well as turning in multiple scripts for the revivals of the Twilight Zone and Outer Limits. Show More Summary
Way back in 1996, Neil Gaiman penned the BBC mini-series Neverwhere, adapting it into a novel a year later. Almost immediately after the story first appeared, fans noted a continuity error where the character of the Marquis de Carabas recovered his coat after it had apparently vanished forever. Show More Summary
Winter may be coming, but spring was in the air in last night's Game of Thrones. Everybody gets lucky! Well, sort of. Book author George R.R. Martin wrote this installment, and seized the chance to write a ton of scenes that weren't in his novel. And it was pretty fascinating stuff. Spoilers ahead... Read more...
If you didn't know that this week's episode, "The Bear and the Maiden Fair," had been written by George R.R. Martin, would you ever have guessed it? The plot deviated even further from the books than it did in "The Climb."
George R. R. Martin is back in town, and he’s got romance on his mind…well, kind of. It’s well-known among fans of Game of Thrones that Martin – who created this world we all visit every Sunday night – is committed to writing one episode per season for Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. His season [...]
In this week’s edition of Blog of Thrones, I’m going to tell you a few things that I learned from reading George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books. Not spoilers, obviously. But insights that make this week’s episode of Game of Thrones, appropriately titled “The Bear and the Maiden Fair,” all the more poignant and interesting. Show More Summary
Game of Thrones is going to get “pwned.” There, I said it — and fans of George R.R. Martin’s long-winded and epically tardy fantasy series can flame away. The version of GoT envisioned by Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX)‘s HBO enjoys undeniable popularity with the sci-fi/fantasy set. Yet the series suffers from one fatal flaw: its creator. [...]
“The Bear and the Maiden Fair,” written by George R.R. Martin (and last heard drunkenly shouted by the Hold Steady), has a lot more in common with season one’s “The Pointy End” than it does last year’s “Blackwater,” the other two episodes written by the Game of Thrones author. Show More Summary
This post discusses plot points from the May 12 episode of Game of Thrones. The third novel in George R.R. Martin’s A Song Of Ice And Fire is titled A Storm Of Swords, but through much of this third season of Game of Thrones, the battles have happened off-screen or between the wooden troop markers [...]
Game of Thrones is going to get "pwned." There, I said it -- and fans of George R.R. Martin's long-winded and epically tardy fantasy series can flame away. The version of GoT envisioned by Time Warner's HBO enjoys undeniable popularity with the sci-fi/fantasy set. Show More Summary
In hardcover:George R. R. Martin's A Dance With Dragons is down two spots, finishing the week at number 14. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson's A Memory of Light is down four positions, ending the week at number 24. Show More Summary
Err… winter isn’t coming? At least for another year. That’s the appropriate joke, right? It’s been reported by Elio Garcia, co-author of the book, that The World of Ice and Fire, a companion book/encyclopedia about George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, slated for a Fall 2013 release, has been delayed by a... Read more »
Hit the bricks prenuptial Walking Dead photo shoots, the new pre-wedding hotness is all George R.R. Martin. Yes, Game of Thrones engagement shoots are the new zombies, and it fucking rocks. Read more...