Photo hub ShutterStock imagines modern businesses that might be embodied by the seven houses of Westeros depicted in “Game of Thrones” and it’s a real game changer. Disruption. Headhunters. Execution. Yes, the cutthroat nature of modern corporations rivals anything as vicious as the hand-severing antics of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Show More Summary
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 [...]
I happened across these maps a couple of weeks ago on the Fantasy sub-Reddit (enter at your own risk), and they haven’t left my mind. So, like any thought that won’t escape, I felt it’d be best to set it free so I can move on.These maps are hand-made, and gorgeously textured. The map-fetishist in... Read more »
Or are they goblets? Depends which side of the Westeros/Highgarden line you're from. (That's not factual, please don't kill me.) Anyway, we have a set of four fancy-lookin' Game Of Thrones wine glasses to give away, the latest in our long line of GoT giveaways this season. Show More Summary
"BURN IN HELL!!!" Screaming such murderous rage is all in a day's work for Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark, aka the angriest girl in Westeros. "When I read [that line] in the script, it was like, 'Ah, I'm moving...Show More Summary
America has fallen in love with TV shows set in times-gone-by, whether it’s the opulence of Downton Abbey’s 1920s England, the mythological middle ages of Westeros, or the political intrigue of early-80’s Soviet spies in The Americans, viewers are lapping up the diversion that only a decent period drama can give them. Show More Summary
Every week in the Game of Thrones TV Club, Rachael Larimore will IM with a different fan of the show about the goings-on in Westeros and across the Narrow Sea. This week she chats with Slate business correspondent Matthew Yglesias, who also covers the Westeros economic beat.
Mother's Day is coming, and during Sunday night's episode of Game of Thrones, fans might be pondering which Westeros mama to root for. [Minor spoilers ahead and in our video.] There's the evil one, Cersei Lannister, who gets negative points just for birthing King Joffrey and her jealously of her ... More »
There's no harder job in the world than being a mom, especially if you live in Westeros. The moms of Game of Thrones are some of the more twisted and vicious characters on the show, which is saying a lot. Whether you're a mother of incest babies, dragons, or smog assassins, you still deserve to get a card on Mother's Day. Show More Summary
The smug little smile with the laughing eyes. The weird coat dresses. The medieval porn ‘stache. The accent. Oh, and the penchant for bringing profound misery to the few decent people in Westeros. Is there anyone on Game of Thrones more despicable than Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish? Anyone else who makes you want to throw something at your screen when he smirks?
On last Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones, we saw Jon Snow and the Wildlings scale the Wall, a 700-foot vertical ice barrier that separates the continent of Westeros from the frozen lands to the north. So how realistic was...
This boxed set contains all 10 episodes of the second season, plus hours of bonus materials to explore the mythical world of Westeros. [...]
Varys and Littlefinger may seem to be minor players — but the maneuverings of the noble families of Westeros often seem to come back to their ongoing chess game. Also, in last night's Game of Thrones, Varys and Littlefinger articulate two very different philosophies, which help illuminate the divided loyalties you're seeing all over. Read more...
Every week in the Game of Thrones TV Club, Rachael Larimore will IM with a different fan of the show about the goings-on in Westeros and across the Narrow Sea. This week she chats with Slate senior project manager (and huge George R.R. Martin fan) Chris Schieffer.
It’s May out here in the real world, and as our Facebook feeds begin to fill with “She said yes” announcements and softly lit wedding photos, the chapel bells are ringing in Westeros as well. So why does everyone look so glum? Sure, with the possible exception of Robb and ... More »
The words and sigil of a House often serve as a quick way of identifying what kind of character you're dealing with. House Tyrell's Growing Strong and golden rose hint at their rise to the second most powerful house in Westeros. Roses are pretty, but...
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...
When you play a game of thrones, you win or you die; there is no middle ground. But when you
This is the opening theme to Game of Thrones loosely recreated in Minecraft by the folks over at WesterosCraft (who brought us those insanely detailed Game of Thrones Minecraft cities). Truthfully, it's mostly just a tour of a Minecraft Kings Landing with a couple of the same shots from the opening theme. Show More Summary
Have I mentioned how much I love the opening credits? I mean, everyone loves the credits with the tiny, mechanical Westeros, but this season those models have an actual emotional punch. The twisted and still hulk of Harrenhall, poor smoking and ruined Winterfell. Show More Summary