Statistician Uses Math To Predict Who Dies In ‘Game of Thrones’

- 09-29-14Books, Cool Stuff, TV Posted by Leo Johnson

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Game of Thrones has long made fans understand that no character is safe. George R. R. Martin seemingly kills any character which he sees, doing away with what’s expected and instead putting the characters through a meat grinder as we make our way to the eventual conclusion of the tale. There’s always lots of speculation about who’ll make it to end of each book and even who’ll still be alive by the time we see the end of book 7. It’s all just been theories on internet message boards with nothing to back it up beyond obscure clues and references within the various books themselves. (more…)

Two ‘Game of Throners’ Added to the Cast of ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

- 09-24-14Books, Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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With each new casting announcement we have to ask ourselves, is this really happening? Because it appears that the answer is yes. When Seth Grahame-Smith‘s revisionist spin on the Jane Austen classic Pride and Prejudice and Zombies hit bookstores in 2009, it was an insta-hit in the making. Blame the high concept of undead Austen, or blame the lukewarm reception to that other Grahame-Smith book adaptation Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, or even blame Canada, but for five long years there’s been no sign that P&P&Z was, ahem, coming to life on cinema screens. But now, it has a distribution deal, and two new cast members in the form of a pair of Game of Thrones actors. Prepare to be Lannistered! because Lena Headey and Charles Dance are coming for romance. And zombie killing! In that order. (more…)

Do New ‘Game of Thrones’ Pictures Reveal Divergence From Book Concerning Tyrion’s Plotline?

- 09-22-14Books, TV Posted by Mark Poynter

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Before we get started you should be warned that there might be spoilers in this Game of Thrones post. If you want to steer clear of any potential spoilers from the books that season five will be dealing with then just stop right here.

There’s a new batch of on set photos from HBO‘s Game of Thrones making the Internet rounds today.We get a look at Ayra (Maisie Williams) in Braavos along with some other Game of Thrones characters. The big question this batch raises, is the inclusion of an on-set picture of a bearded Tyrion, (Peter Dinklage).

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The History Of Westeros Is Coming To A Bookstore Near You

- 09-08-14Books Posted by Regina Lizik

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While fans have been crying out for The Winds of Winter, the next installment of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, GRRM has been collaborating with Elio Garcia and Linda Antonsson of Westeros.org on a comprehensive history of the seven kingdoms.  (more…)

NerdBastards Interview With ‘Game of Thrones’ Podrick – Daniel Portman

- 09-04-14Books, Featured, Interviews, TV Posted by Mark Poynter

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Daniel Portman, Podrick from Game of Thrones, will be attending Granite State Comicon on September 13th and 14th and we were lucky enough to talk with him about HBO‘s hit show, his character, and his upcoming convention appearance. (more…)

It’s Official: Cersei Lannister To Get Naked In ‘Game Of Thrones!’

- 09-03-14Books, TV Posted by Aspry Jones

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Okay, this might look like a juvenile post from a guy who giggles and hops up and down during TV and movie nude scenes, but I assure you that I’m very adult. No I’m not, I totally fist pumped when I read this news on The Daily Mail. Thing is, I can’t really go too deeply into this because if you haven’t read the books, the meat of this news is a total spoiler. Haha, I said “deep” and “meat.” Anyway, the long and short (see that?) of it is that Lena Headley’s character Cersei has been trying to shoot a nude scene for next season but they’re producing it in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The town doubles as King’s Landing and the Croatian Film Commission took umbrage with Cersei’s exhibitionist shenanigans. Why? Because it’s in a church. Why? Because SPOILERS, that’s why! (more…)

FAN EXPO – A Sample of the Cosplay on Day 2

- 08-29-14Nerd Culture Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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With the first full day of National Fan Expo (actually the second), more people were out on the convention floor showing off their mad skills with a needle and thread, and sometimes plastic, metal and duct tape. Mixed in with the usual zombies and superheroes, were a large number of people wearing the finest gear of Westeros. We also found one Venom and a Carnage, a Tinkerbell, a Xena Warrior Princess, and a bunch of people from anime with their overly elaborate and almost impractical outfits for moving in large crowds. The artistry in some of these costumes is impressive, or in the case of our two cover boys above, you can at least appreciate the workout routine that let’s them get away with wearing so little. (more…)

George R.R. Martin Says a Few Have Guessed Right How ‘Game of Thrones’ Ends

- 08-13-14Books, TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Ever gone on internet message boards to prognosticate the future of the A Song of Ice and Fire series, the novels that HBO’s Game of Thrones is based on? Well, if you’ve put your thoughts on how the whole thing will end on some corner of the internet, you may be interested to know that your guess as might be correct. As readers, not to mention GOT writers, await the next couple of entries in the saga, author George R.R. Martin is letting the world know that a couple of shrewd operators already know how the whole thing will end, but they don’t know that they know. (more…)

R.I.P. JJ Murphy: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Actor Passes 4 Days After Filming Scenes

- 08-11-14Books, Film, TV Posted by Aspry Jones

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JJ Murphy, who recently took on the role of Ser Denys Mallister in the hit television show ‘Game Of Thrones’ has passed away at age 86. In the books, the character of Ser Denys has commanded the Shadow Tower of the Night’s Watch for 33 years and is a candidate for Lord Commander. He is the eldest living crow and Murphy was expected to shoot more scenes in the role for season 5 of the smash HBO series. The actor’s other film credits include ‘Angela’s Ashes’ and 2014’s ‘Dracula Untold.’ The latter film is a big budget project shot in Northern Ireland, in which Murphy played a “village elder.” More inside about the late actor and on what ‘Game Of Thrones’ plans to do with the character of Mallister. (more…)

Maisie Williams Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ On ‘Lady Stoneheart’ Controversy

- 07-30-14Books, TV Posted by Aspry Jones

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Last time we saw Maisie Williams, we were reporting her involvement in Sam Raimi’s video game adaptation The Last Of Us on our sparkling new Google+ page. Good to see that she’s not suffering from typecasting, and jobs outside of playing Arya Stark are knocking on her Moon Door. But no matter what she’s doing or what she says, it all goes back to Game Of Thrones with her. Whether it’s posting her Cinnamon Challenge failures on YouTube or infiltrating San Diego Comic Con in a Spiderman mask, she’ll always be Arya to fans of George R. R. Martin’s ‘A Song Of Ice And Fire’ HBO series adaptation. However, supporters of the novels have been very opinionated lately about creative licenses taken by the hit television show. And the always chatty 17 year-old actress was recently pretty vocal about them. (more…)