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HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators: Mistakes Led To Show’s Character-Driven Storylines


HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators: Mistakes Led To Show’s Character-Driven Storylines

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.
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HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ According To Anon


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 [...]

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Non-Fiction Picks To Scratch Your ‘Game of Thrones’ Itch


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 [...]

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In Stores: ROGUES edited by George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois


martin-rogues-greenRogues edited by George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois is in fine bookstores today!

Better go get your copy! Rothfuss. Flynn. Martin. Abercrombie. Gaiman. What’s not to love?!

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Three Reasons My Father Is A Better Father Than Tywin Lannister


photo-tywinlannisterTo celebrate Father’s Day today, I have posted thoughts on my own father—and why he’s a better father than Tywin Lannister.

Ha!

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Poll: When Did You Start Reading George R. R. Martin?


martin-gameofthronesmmA Friday poll!

When did you start reading George R. R. Martin? Back before A Game of Thrones? Or did HBO help your initiation? Vote!

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At HBO: Margaret Atwood’s ORYX & CRAKE


atwood-oryxOryx & Crake by Margaret Atwood is coming to HBO!

That’s news all by itself. Atwood is a literary powerhouse, one of my favorite writers. Director Darren Aronofsky agrees! Learn more about HBO’s future show!

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Final Cover: The World of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin


martin-worldoficeandfireThe World of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin, Elio M. Garcia, Jr. and Linda Antonsson has a final cover!

And it’s gorgeous! Make the jump to learn how it ties into A Game of Thrones!

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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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