George R.R. Martin Responds To That Controversial Game of Thrones Scene

Last night, the television adaptation of Game of Thrones changed an already disturbing scene from the books into an even upsetting moment on screen. And now, book author George R.R. Martin is weighing in. Read his response. Warning: Spoilers ahead! » 4/21/14 8:53pm Monday 8:53pm

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

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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 11:30am 3/22/14 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 6:01pm 3/18/14 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 3:15pm 2/06/14 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 9:16pm 1/30/14 9:16pm

First Look at Game of Bones, the X-Rated Version of Westeros [SFW!]

We've got a long wait until Game of Thrones returns next March... but fear not! Episodes of Game of Bones, the porn parody from director Lee Roy Myers, will start appearing on the Web in just a couple of weeks. (Including a female Joffrey!) We've got the first exclusive teaser and cast photos, plus an interview with… » 10/11/13 6:27pm 10/11/13 6:27pm

Jon Snow's Harsh Choice: "Play the game, or die like Ned Stark"

Jon Snow may have known nothing at the start of Game of Thrones, but he's learned a lot in the past three seasons. And Jon's in a tough spot as season four begins. When we caught up with actor Kit Harington, we asked him how Jon will regain the trust of his friends. We also talked to Esme Bianco, who played Ros. » 7/30/13 9:27am 7/30/13 9:27am

Daenerys' whole storyline on Game of Thrones is messed up

Last week's Game of Thrones season finale ended with a scene full of racial imagery that seemed kind of messed up. But actually, argues comedian Aamer Rahman, Daenerys' whole storyline has been problematic from the very beginning. Here's why. » 6/13/13 3:26pm 6/13/13 3:26pm

Game Of Thrones' George RR Martin Is 'Feminist at Heart'

Despite how boob-y its small screen adaptation has become, those who've read the five books in George RR Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series—on which Game of Thrones is based—know that the real meat isn't on the female characters' chests, but in their stories. HBO sex scenes be damned, the women of Westeros are more … » 4/01/13 5:20pm 4/01/13 5:20pm