If you're in the San Francisco Bay area, you can pregame Season 5 of Game of Thrones at my new favorite SF bar, Blackbird. Why? Because Cersei throws down, and you should too. Read the rest
Notably, they are both scenes in which characters try to comfort one another, and fail. Read the rest
Hodor from Game of Thrones manifests a condition called Broca's aphasia. Here's a real-life example of a man who communicates only using the word "tono." Read the rest
is probably most well known for his Star Wars trading card art and illustrating two Star Wars books, Draw Star Wars: The Clone Wars
and Draw Star Wars: Rebels
. He's also the creator of the original comic series Wolves of Odin
and has done awesome art from just about every fantasy and scifi series out there (and even some pop culture characters too). Read the rest
I’m a huge fan of the Game of Thrones HBO series, and yet I admit I don’t retain half the details in this richly layered, complex, many-threaded fantasy series. Which is where Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Season 3 & 4 comes in.
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I die! I die! I live! I live!
I die! I die! I live! I live!
This is the hairy man
Who fetched the Sun
And caused it to shine again
One upward step! Another upward step!
An upward step, another.. the Sun shines!!
*Note the words wakawhiti te ra are pronounced in Maori as 'fa-ka fe tea te ra" hence the confusion over swearing.
Jason Momoa's Game of Thrones Audition
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With the completion of Season 4 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Ivan and Red dig back into the Boars, Gore, And Swords book club, where they cover the chapters of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series that correspond to the previous television season. No book spoilers past the TV show!
With the completion of Season 4 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Ivan and Red dig back into the Boars, Gore, And Swords book club, where they cover the chapters of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series that correspond to the previous television season. No TV spoilers!
“The Children”, Season 4, Episode 10, of HBO’s Game of Thrones
packs a lot of paternal angst into the season finale of the fourth season. Ivan and Red are joined by Oakland based comedian O.J. Patterson
, the force behind the San Francisco Bay Area comedy blog, Courting Comedy
Screw the string section! [via] Read the rest
Kevin McFarland reviews the medieval fantasy drama's extra-brutal season closer.
The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys play a rousing old-timey jazz rendition of The Game Of Thrones Theme. Read the rest
Kevin McFarland reviews an unusual, action-packed episode that takes place almost entirely in and around a single location.
Since this season’s “Breaker of Chains” episode, Game of Thrones’ handling of women and sex has been under intense scrutiny, and with a break in the show over Memorial Day, we dedicate an entire episode to bringing on two of our favorite guests and comedians to discuss exactly these topics.
and Anderson Mahanski
do the honors for G.R.R. Martin's brutal fantasy series. via Read the rest
“Mockingbird”, Season 4, Episode 7 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, isn’t just a table setting for the last three episodes, it’s loaded with surprises.
Echoes of Tyrion's past are about to collide in the present. Kevin McFarland reviews the latest episode of Thrones, where the dwarf's uncertain doom approaches.