Here's Why Queen Elizabeth Didn't Park Her Butt on the Iron Throne

During last summer's trip to Northern Ireland, Queen Elizabeth paid a visit to the Game of Thrones set. But, much to the dismay of fans of Royals Doing Things photography, she declined to sit on the Iron Throne of Westeros for a quick pic. Turns out she wasn't just toying with our emotions—it's all about protocol. » 3/26/15 1:00pm Thursday 1:00pm

Sorry, Nerds: Upcoming Game of Thrones Seasons Will Spoil the Books

For all of you book dorks who get a sick pleasure out of knowing what happens on Game of Thrones before the rest of us lazy TV watchers do, prepare to learn how the other half lives. During a talk at the Oxford Union, GoT show runners Dan Weiss and David Benioff confirmed that upcoming seasons of the show will depict… » 3/23/15 12:45pm Monday 12:45pm

5 Game Of Thrones Book Plots We're Glad The TV Show Is Skipping

The Game of Thrones TV series has been a remarkably faithful adaptation of George R.R. Martin's fantasy series so far, but that will change when season 5 debuts on April 12th. But not every alteration from the books is a bad thing! Here are five storylines from the novels we won't miss at all. » 3/16/15 3:26pm 3/16/15 3:26pm

Hello, Kit Harington in This Jimmy Choo Ad, You Exceptional Human You

Male actor Kit Harington has been tapped to model for a vaguely confusing but ultimately highly satisfying Jimmy Choo ad, in which the indubitably fly Harington is perched, Spider-manlike, atop a car windshield. It is beautiful, and it is essentially a parody of what many people consider high fashion to be. » 1/15/15 2:30pm 1/15/15 2:30pm

Jon Snow's Head May Have Confirmed A Terrible Game Of Thrones Spoiler

Um, I can't even report this news without it being a spoiler for those who know certain things about the Game of Thrones TV show, the A Song of Ice and Fire book series, or even just one pertinent behind-the-scenes fact. Do not read unless you want news that could destroy one of GoT's most popular fan theories. » 1/07/15 11:59am 1/07/15 11:59am

Game of Thrones is Coming to IMAX! AHHH

Huge news in nerdzone y'all: for one week only starting January 23, Game of Thrones will become the first television show in history to be shown in glorious, face-consuming, slightly nauseating for those of us with sensitive stomachs IMAX! You might as well start lining up outside your local theater now, because that… » 1/06/15 9:50am 1/06/15 9:50am

Game Of Thrones Designer Says Sand Snakes' "Nipple Armor" Was A Mistake

Readers of George R.R. Martin's novels will be excited to see the legendary Sand Snakes appearing on Game of Thrones this spring. But some people's enthusiasm was slightly tempered when the first set photos of the Sand Snakes appeared, revealing... armor with nipples. Costume designer Michele Clapton says this was a… » 12/08/14 3:08pm 12/08/14 3:08pm

It Took Heaps of Cash to Keep This Game of Thrones Nude Scene Secret

According to fans who've read ahead in the series and won't stop threatening to spoil various plot twists, the next season of Game of Thrones will feature a big, dramatic nude scene—for the purposes of plot, not titillation. And filming it apparently cost a Lannister-sized fortune. (Spoilers ahead.) » 10/07/14 12:10pm 10/07/14 12:10pm