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 12:45pm3/23/15 12:45pm

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 3:08pm12/08/14 3:08pm

George R.R. Martin Is Ready to Kill Your Favorite GoT Character

Anyone who's read "A Song of Ice and Fire" and/or watched its televised spin-off Game of Thrones knows that series author George R.R. Martin is notoriously cold and callous when it comes to killing off characters. No one is safe — in fact, Martin recently confirmed that he's prepared to wield his hammer of death… »8/21/14 1:40pm8/21/14 1:40pm

George R. R. Martin Explains Why His Books Don't Have Gay Sex Scenes

Speaking at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, George R. R. Martin answered a fan question about why A Song of Ice and Fire (the book series upon which HBO's Game of Thrones is based) is chock full of straight sex scenes but lacks homosexual or bisexual scenes. His rather unsatisfying answer? None of his main… »8/12/14 5:20pm8/12/14 5:20pm

Why Bran And Arya No Longer Want To Be Rescued On Game Of Thrones

Season four of Game of Thrones contained some major departures from the books — and some of them underscored just how much Bran and Arya Stark no longer want or expect to be rescued. We caught up with Isaac Hempstead-Wright and Maisie Williams at Comic-Con, and they told us why things are only going to get murkier. »7/29/14 12:59pm7/29/14 12:59pm

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 12:00pm6/18/14 12:00pm

George R.R. Martin Might Add Another Book to A Song of Ice and Fire

Bad/good/terrifying/delightful news, nerds! George R.R. Martin's editor Anne Groell mentioned in an interview that while A Song of Ice and Fire (that's the series Game of Thrones is based on, if you're some jock who prolly has sex or whatever) has long been planned and under contract as a seven-book series, there… »6/04/14 1:40pm6/04/14 1:40pm

Everyone On Game Of Thrones Is An Amateur Compared To Littlefinger

Last night's Game of Thrones had a lot of scenes where people tried to consolidate their power. Some people make alliances, others bully their followers, and still others try to send their enemies on suicide missions. When your hold on power isn't secure, you have to be crafty and ruthless as fuck. Spoilers ahead... »4/28/14 3:31pm4/28/14 3:31pm

Selena Gomez Got All Artsy (And Naked) On Her Instagram

Selena Gomez posted a very artistic and ambiguous photo of herself being sacrificed to a curtain monster frolicking in the sun on her Instagram yesterday and the internet erupted in idle speculation about what it could all mean. Is Selena finally taking control of her career and shedding her good-girl image? Is she… »3/22/14 11:30am3/22/14 11:30am

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 6:01pm3/18/14 6:01pm

Delusional Drunk Man Tells the Khaleesi She's 'Fucking It Up'

Accepting a starring role in an HBO adaption of a beloved epic fantasy series comes with a bit of baggage, and that baggage is called fans. Specifically, a small subset of fans who feel entitled to act like jack-offs, for instance by drunkenly demanding you sing them "Happy Birthday" then criticizing your acting. »2/06/14 3:15pm2/06/14 3:15pm

New Game of Thrones photos show why season 4 will be the most intense

The premiere of Game of Thrones season four may be months off — but you can get a good look at what's new in Westeros right now, with these newly released images. Including all your favorite (surviving) characters, like Tyrion, Daenerys and Jon, plus a few new faces. And they all look pretty miserable. Can't wait. »1/30/14 9:16pm1/30/14 9:16pm