George R.R. Martin, the author of the fantasy books that form the basis for the HBO show “Game of Thrones,” is taking a break from his blog to concentrate on some projects — including, possibly, the long-awaited sixth novel in his “A Song of Ice and Fire” series. Martin made...
While the world waits with bated breath for season eight of HBO’s Game of Thrones (more like panicked withdrawal, if we’re being honest), we’re thankful to have the new Game of Thrones Tarot to pass the time. George R. R. Martin’s fantastical world of dragons, White Walkers, and magicians comes to life in the Liz […]
Not much would keep the Londoners down... Ena Squire-Brown, an international dancer famed for her Dove Dance, leaves her recently bombed home for St George's Church in Forest Hill, to marry Royal Air Force flying officer J.C. Martin in 1940. Show More Summary
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As the Game of Thrones fanbase suffers through 2018 in the wait for the show’s final season, word comes from George R.R. Martin that a new book for the franchise will be released his year. Unfortunately for book readers, it will not be the long overdue The Winds of Winter, but the first volume of Fire & Blood. […]
Artist Dan Bell has drawn maps of the UK’s national parks in the style of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth. Bell has also drawn maps of Westeros (from George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series) and places like London and Oxford. Both prints and the original hand-drawn maps are available for purchase from Bell’s online shop. Tags: art Dan Bell maps remix The Lord of the Rings
Here's the latest update on the A Song of Ice and Fire series
Jay-Z spoke at the Trayvon Martin Peace walk and spoke about the impact of Trayvon’s death on OUR culture. Trayvon died on Feb. 26th 2012 from being shot by known coward, George “Sellout” Zimmerman. R.I.P.
The annual march honors Martin, the unarmed 17-year-old who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in 2013. Continue reading…
Growing up, Black history lessons in school were limited to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., George Washington Carver and Harriet Tubman. It wasn’t until I found my local public library—and with guidance from friendly librarians—that I began to understand the full breadth and depth of the impact of Africans in America. Show More Summary
The Olympic silver medalist could have been an all-time great had he not started fighting at the same age Georges St. Pierre announced his 2013 retirement, writes Todd Martin.
George R.R. Martin is skeptical Bill Belichick could have saved the Jets from their long winter.
24 alum Phillip Rhys is set for a recurring role in Syfy's Nightflyers, a supernatural thriller based on the novella by George R.R. Martin and the 1987 film. Written and executive produced by Jeff Buhler, Nightflyers follows eight maverick...Show More Summary
It is right and just that Princeton Professor Robert P. George is often cited as a model of Catholic public engagement. He sets the standard for intellectual integrity, a high bar that many public commentators, including Catholic ones, often fail to meet. Imagine how much less rancor there would be in our public life if [...]
It’s going to be a rough year for Game of Thrones fans. The show’s final season isn’t airing until 2019, and absolutely no one is getting their hopes up that George R.R. Martin will actually drop Winds of Winter. Better days are ahead...Show More Summary
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Set to air worldwide in July, next year’s season of Game of Thrones will be its last. As with seasons six and seven, this closing chapter will be based on an outline of George R.R. Martin’s as yet unpublished ‘The Winds of Winter’ and ‘A Dream of Spring’, the final tomes in his epic series ‘A Song […]
Beginning in 1960, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and then-President George Meany of the AFL-CIO began a relationship that would help bring the labor and civil rights movements together with a combined focus on social and economic justice. Meany was an outspoken defender of individual freedom, and in March 1960, he emphasized the crucial link between the […]
Margaret Atwood, George R.R. Martin, Gaye King, Lauren Graham, John Irving, and Bill T. Jones are among those lending their voices to PBS's The Great American Read. PBS CEO Paula Kerger announced the celebs at TCA Tuesday morning, also...Show More Summary
“We got to find a way to work on this man’s heart," King said.