A director on Game of Thrones' epic White Walker battle

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The latest episode recapped with a special eye on its screencraft.

Game Of Thrones characters sing “I’m So Excited”

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Well, kind of. Read the rest

Game of Thrones' creepy cult was inspired by Catholic reformers, says G.R.R. Martin

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The current season of Game of Thrones saw the rise of a powerful sect in King's Landing, led by a down-to-Earth but ruthless leader bent on imposing religious law on Westeros's corrupt aristocracy. Read the rest

Coldplay turns Game Of Thrones into a musical

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Chris Martin reveals his unexpectedly solid comedy chops in this Red Nose Day sketch. Oh and Peter Dinklage sings. Read the rest

In "Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken", Game of Thrones mocks the power of powerful women

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Game of Thrones was dealt a card denied by history to George Lucas: when everything gets buried in walking, talking and politics, it can always just have someone raped.

Death—and dragons—stalk the powerful in Game of Thrones

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An expert film-maker reviews the latest episode of the elaborately-staged historical fantasy series.

What Westeros would look like in Google Maps

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Forget George R. R. Martin's map book: an Etsy user called MongoLife has reimagined the Game of Thrones continent of Westeros in Google Maps. Read the rest

Game of Thrones heads for uncertain destinations

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Journeys are common threads woven to form epic tales, and "Sons of the Harpy" saw key characters embark, abducted or pursued toward Game of Thrones' far-flung theaters of action.

Stuff happens in Game of Thrones

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Someone gets his head chopped off, it's pretty cool.

HBO drops Wildfire on bar that hosted Game of Thrones viewing parties

HBO's lawyers defended its intellectual property law by figuratively dropping Wildfire on the Brooklyn bar Videology. The owner tweeted that the Wildfire was "very polite but official." Read the rest

Remembering the lives of Game of Thrones characters who died

Joe Sabia got some crazy Russian animators to make a web video series recapping the lives of major characters who died in Game of Thrones. It's great stuff.

Drink like Cersei Lannister at Blackbird in SF

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

HBO Releases Deleted Scenes from Game of Thrones Season 4

Notably, they are both scenes in which characters try to comfort one another, and fail. Read the rest

WATCH: Man with Hodor's condition can only say TONO

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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

The art of Grant Gould

Grant Gould 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

This book is an enthralling recap of Game of Thrones to prepare you for Season 5

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. Read the rest

Jason Momoa's winning Game of Thrones audition for Khal Drogo

Translation:

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

(Thanks, Matthew!) Read the rest

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