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Suvudu Likes: 4/19/14


martin-worldoficeandfireThe internet(s) gives and gives and gives.

There are some great sci-fi/fantasy bloggers out there, fans who are devoting a lot of time and energy into supporting authors and their readers. Variety is the spice of life, as they say, and with the menagerie of unique and very different individuals out there contributing, it produces a whole that is better than its parts.

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George R.R. Martin On Which Of His Characters He’d Like To Play On ‘A Game of Thrones’


George R.R. Martin On Which Of His Characters He’d Like To Play On ‘A Game of Thrones’

ABC News grabbed a few minutes with George R.R. Martin via telecast, and asked him to weigh in on a few questions from their viewers, among them which of his characters he’d like to play in HBO’s A Game of Thrones. His answer surprised me. Give it a guess and then watch the video.
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Excerpt: The World of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin


martin-worldoficeandfireThe World of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin will publish October 28, 2014!

But yesterday, George released a new excerpt, Aegon’s Conquest, from the forthcoming book! Learn more here!

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Sigur Ros to Release Cover of AGOT’s ‘The Rains of Castamere’


Screen Shot 2014-04-04 at 3.32.03 PMYou may recall the news last year that Icelandic – Dream pop? Post-rock? -Um, band – Sigur Ros had been cast for a cameo appearance in HBO’s A Game of Thrones. Dan Weiss and David Benioff are big fans of the band, and wanted them on the show. I probably doesn’t hurt that they spend so much time shooting in Iceland anyway!

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George R. R. Martin To Publish Only ONE Copy of The Winds of Winter


No, this is not THE WINDS OF WITNER cover, you pranked Imp!The murder from A Game of Thrones may become all too real.

George R. R. Martin plans on publishing only one copy of The Winds of Winter, the next book in his bestselling series, A Fire & Ice Song.

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Brilliant Teacher Threatens to Spoil ‘Game of Thrones’ for Misbehaving Students


Brilliant Teacher Threatens to Spoil ‘Game of Thrones’ for Misbehaving Students

Detention, demerits, or extra homework? Forget them. This German math teacher really knows how to get his students’ attention: by threatening them with A Game of Thrones spoilers. And it wasn’t an idle threat, either. Evidently this teacher is a fan of the series and has read all of the books. I’m assuming his students [...]

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George R.R. Martin Talks HBO and ‘Winds of Winter’ Contingency Plans in Vanity Fair


George R.R. Martin Talks HBO and ‘Winds of Winter’ Contingency Plans in Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair has a great interview with A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin that you’ve got to read. Martin discusses whether HBO’s A Game of Thrones makes him feel rushed to finish the next book, The Winds of Winter, and his contingency plans for just in case he’s still not done [...]

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Episode Titles For HBO’s Game of Thrones Season IV


poster-gameofthronesivHBO’s Game of Thrones returns in 34 days!

But we already know the titles for the first four episodes and those episode run times! Make the jump to learn more!

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Seattle WINTER IS COMING Art Show Tomorrow


winteriscoming-artThe tradition of fantasy writing accompanied by fantasy art is a longstanding one.

Tomorrow night and throughout March, the two blend together again when George R. R. Martin and Ltd. Art Gallery present WINTER IS COMING: A showcase of original and limited edition artwork inspired by A SONG OF ICE & FIRE!

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Take a Peek At a Paragraph From George R.R. Martin’s ‘The Winds of Winter’


Take a Peek At a Paragraph From George R.R. Martin’s ‘The Winds of Winter’

It’s absolutely impossible for me to be any more excited about The Winds of Winter: the next book in George R.R. Martin’s stupendously successful saga, A Song of Ice and Fire. I still remember being blown away by A Game of Thrones along with the succeeding volumes back in the early 2000’s (my manager at [...]

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