Game of Thrones Tourism Is Happening, Since Westeros Sounds So Fun

It's not just Ren Faire enthusiasts and Irish-American grandparents who want to vacation on the Emerald Isle anymore, and for that, you can thank Game of Thrones, which films partly outside Belfast. Suddenly the HBO drama is the hottest way to market Ireland as a destination—because doesn't Westeros seem like a darling » 4/15/14 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

Last Night's Game of Thrones Launched a Thousand Fan Meltdowns

Once again, Sunday night's Game of Thrones episode sent fans into a frenzy. But at least this time it was for something that people were actually thrilled about, as opposed to some embarrassing technological fail. » 4/14/14 9:40am Monday 9:40am

Game of Threads: How to Dress Like a Martell

ZOMFG you guys. It's back! It's back it's back it's back! Game of Thrones is back! And what a fun reemergence it was. Sunday's episode (in a totally not annoying, non-overtly expository way) got us all caught up with what's been going on throughout Westeros and Essos. But perhaps most excitingly of all, it introduced… » 4/09/14 9:52pm 4/09/14 9:52pm

Christina Hendricks Wants In On That Bloody Game of Thrones World

Christina Hendricks has never seen Game of Thrones, but she once in a moment of panic, told a reporter that she'd like to be on it and thus launched a thousand fan fantasies. Even having fessed up to being a little ignorant about the show and books, the Mad Men actress stands by her choice, telling Conan that she'd… » 4/08/14 1:45pm 4/08/14 1:45pm

Games of Thrones Actress Maisie Williams: 'I'm Never Getting Married'

Arya Stark is one of my favorite Game of Thrones characters. From the way she shirked princess training for sword lessons — sword fighting is for girls, obviously — in season one, to how she wouldn’t shy away from a fight in season two and learned the ways of life without her family in season three. Now, as season four … » 4/07/14 5:40pm 4/07/14 5:40pm

Wolf Heads and Penis-Leeches: A Game of Thrones Refresher

You guys. It's here. It's time. It's on Sunday. It's season 4 of Game of Thrones! A whole lot happened last season, and it's been a loooooooong time since those episodes aired. So if you're a little bit muddy on where we left all of our one trillion favorite characters, you're not alone. I dug back into my memory banks … » 4/04/14 3:20pm 4/04/14 3:20pm

What If Game Of Thrones Was A Classic Sitcom?

The opening credits would probably look something like this. We're so excited about the return of Game of Thrones on Sunday, we asked our friend Garrison Dean to imagine what the show would look like if it was a classic 1970s-1980s sitcom. But what he came up with was way more insane than we ever expected. » 4/03/14 11:40am 4/03/14 11:40am

Teacher Silences Unruly Class By Threatening to Spoil Game of Thrones

If my past experience working with youths has taught me anything, it's that they are gleeful little anarchists. When you say, "I'm going to count to 10, and if you're not working quietly by the time I'm done, there will be serious repercussions," the youths mostly know that the only thing that comes after 10 is — at… » 3/24/14 8:00pm 3/24/14 8:00pm

First Crazy Look At Hustler's This Ain't Game Of Thrones XXX

There's still a couple weeks left before Game of Thrones returns to our screens. But in the meantime, here's the first trailer for Hustler's This Ain't Game of Thrones XXX, featuring Daenerys, Brienne, Cersei, Jon Snow... and watch until the end for a look at Tyrion Lannister. It's safe for work! » 3/21/14 3:45pm 3/21/14 3:45pm

House Targaryen and House Lannister Have A Dark, Fateful Photo Op

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 18: (L-R) Emilia Clarke, Richard Plepler, Peter Dinklage, David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Lena Headey, Jack Gleeson and Michael Lombardo attend the 'Game Of Thrones' Season 4 New York premiere at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on March 18, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) » 3/18/14 11:00pm 3/18/14 11:00pm

Two Reasons That Explain Why We're All Obsessed with Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones comes back to television in just a few weeks, and already we're feeling the imperative: All Men (And Women) Must Freak Out. But why is Game of Thrones such a huge cultural phenomenon, among all other fantasy series? It comes down to two huge cultural trends, that are rooted in our widespread anxieties… » 3/18/14 6:01pm 3/18/14 6:01pm