Vanilla Ice's legacy lives on through the Game of Thrones cast as they "sing" a portion of his 1990 rap hit, "Ice Ice Baby." This music video is apparently a promotion for the show by TV channel Sky Atlantic.
And, what the heck, here's the original music video for comparison/amusement sake:
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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.
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
Spoilers. Kevin McFarland
reviews the second episode of HBO's Game of Thrones
, Season 4. Our coverage archives are here
From TED Ed: "What do Game of Thrones’ Dothraki, Avatar’s Na’vi, Star Trek’s Klingon and LOTR’s Elvish have in common? They are all fantasy constructed languages, or conlangs. Conlangs have all the delicious complexities of real languages: a high volume of words, grammar rules, and room for messiness and evolution. John McWhorter explains why these invented languages captivate fans long past the rolling credits." Read the rest