What Murdered Black Boys Mean for the Renisha McBride Trial

As Theodore Wafer’s trial in the killing of Renisha McBride begins today, the question of African American humanity rears its ugly head. Looking at the recent slew a racially-charged murder cases, being a black American starts to feel like you're a Game of Thrones character — expendable. » 7/21/14 12:40pm Yesterday 12:40pm

This Retro Game of Thrones Remix Is the Height of Internet

Imagine if the long, lazy summers of your childhood had included Game of Thrones. Actually, don't bother, because this video perfectly incapsulates what it would've looked like if George R.R. Martin's novels had been adapted into a show perfectly calibrated to air at 4 p.m. on a Thursday in August. » 6/26/14 2:30pm 6/26/14 2:30pm

Queen Elizabeth Elects Not to Make a Play for the Iron Throne

Queen Elizabeth is in the midst of a brief trip to Northern Ireland, and so of course she carved out some time for a tour of the Game of Thrones set. As one does. Unfortunately she was a spoilsport and did not take the opportunity to sit upon the Iron Throne, thus depriving the world of the greatest photo op of all… » 6/24/14 11:00am 6/24/14 11:00am

George R.R. Martin Appeared on Gay of Thrones and It Was Everything

While Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones had a fair share of tragedy, the real saddest thing about season four ending is that Funny or Die's Gay of Thrones — the best GoT video recap on the internet — won't be back for months. Keeping us thirsty for more, the Gay of Thrones crew ended their season with a cliffhanger… » 6/18/14 12:00pm 6/18/14 12:00pm

Lena Headey and Jimmy Kimmel Had a Lannister-Style Insult-Off

You might not recognize Lena Headey as Game of Thrones' Cersei Lannister when she's not wearing a blonde wig and a look of complete contempt on her face, but put a goblet of wine in her hand and ask her to spit mean insults at you and the character becomes very apparent. Just ask Jimmy Kimmel. » 6/17/14 1:20pm 6/17/14 1:20pm

How Much Would It Cost to Actually Throw a Game of Thrones Wedding?

I don't know why you'd want to replicate one of the weddings from Game of Thrones—seeing as they generally end in something between regular murder and mass murder—but if you did, how much would that actually cost? In real human dollars? Taking into account food for a 40,000-person khalasar, imported poisons made into… » 6/17/14 10:10am 6/17/14 10:10am

Game of Boners: Daddy, Daddy, You Bastard, I'm Through

Last night, after calling my dad to wish him a happy Fathers Day, I settled into my couch to watch the season four finale of Game of Thrones and was surprised by a very special holiday episode. The show's characters were also celebrating their dads. The only difference is that they were celebrating Father's Day in the… » 6/16/14 7:45pm 6/16/14 7:45pm

Kit Harington's Relative Invented the Toilet and Other Jon Snow Facts

Kit Harington, the pretty little Caravaggio model who was cast to be placid and pouty as Jon Snow on Game of Thrones, has a profile in the June issue of Rolling Stone. In it we learn all kinds of facts: Harington pretends not to know who Ryan Gosling is, he hates Downton Abbey and his relative invented the flushable… » 6/13/14 8:50pm 6/13/14 8:50pm

GoT's Oberyn Has Been Hiding in Your Favorite TV Shows All Along

Since joining the cast of Game of Thrones as Oberyn Martell in season 4, actor Pedro Pascal has quickly become a fan favorite. For a lot of us, he seems like a blessing that came out of nowhere, but in reality, Pascal's been hiding in our favorite shows for years. Here's where you might have missed him in the past. » 6/06/14 5:20pm 6/06/14 5:20pm