Forget whatever stodgy, hide-bound stereotype that might come to mind when you encounter the word “historian”: Medieval historian and author Dan Jones isn’t anything like that.
He’s the kind of guy that you wish you could have been one of your teachers: His passion for history is contagious. It’s not enough for Jones that you learn [...]
Authors discuss how the mega-bestselling A Song of Ice and Fire series has influence fantasy writing in the past twenty years.Read More
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Everybody Relax: Star Wars: Episode VII Filming Resumes
I’m sure that the doomsayers and worry warts are probably disappointed to hear that Harrison Ford has reported for duty and Episode VII filming has resumed. Variety reports that Ford was spotted at the Expendables 3 Premiere and was walking on his own [...]
Sad news from the set of Game of Thrones: Eighty-six year-old actor J.J. Murphy has passed away. Murphy, a native of Belfast, Ireland, was slated to play Night’s Watch senior member Ser Denys Mallister.
Via Word and Film:
There are no plans at this time for another actor to fill the role, according to an official statement [...]
Perhaps your company just asked you to head up a new division over by the Dothraki Sea, or maybe you’re planning on meeting your fiancé’s parents and they just happen to be nomadic horse-warriors. Luckily for you, Living Language: Dothraki hits stores in October 2014.Read More
HBO’s Game of Thrones show runners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss recently confessed in an interview with the Sundance Channel that much of what we enjoy about the program – its emphasis on character-driven plot lines, for one – actually came about because they came up a little short of content while filming the first season.
Credit Reddit’s always-busy Game of Thrones subreddit for this offbeat but utterly charming little find: The characters of HBO’s Game of Thrones, as interpreted by an anonymous artist posting to the infamous 4chan forums. Every illustration is accompanied by a convincingly childish misinterpretation of the character’s name, what he or she does, and whether he [...]Read More
Season four of Game of Thrones has come and gone, leaving a gaping, Westeros-sized hole in many a viewer’s weekly television routine. With the premiere episode of season five nearly a year away and George R.R. Martin still hard at work on The Winds of Winter, fans may be wondering where to get their [...]Read More