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Gifts For the Geek | Day 16: Living Language Dothraki


living-language-dothrakiHBO’s Game of Thrones is back!

More correctly, Dothraki is back! And larger than ever. Living Language Dothraki is the perfect gift for that Game of Thrones fan in your life!

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HBO ‘Game of Thrones’: The Compendium Site Launches


From paintings and posters, recipes and songs, Game of Thrones® fans have created some of the most intriguing and creative content inspired by their beloved show. To celebrate their passion, HBO is embarking on a first-of-its-kind collaborative official compilation – Game of Thrones®: The Compendium. Through this unifying gateway, fans can contribute original Game [...]

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Video: George R. R. Martin vs. Amy Poehler THRONES Trivia


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Chatting with Dan Jones About the Wars of the Roses: History’s Real ‘Game of Thrones’


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 [...]

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HBO is Promising to ‘Break the Rules’ With ‘Westworld’


THR reports that HBO’s upcoming science fiction series Westworld is attracting some very big stars, among them Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris and Thandie Newton, and more are yet to come.
Westworld is set in a futuristic Wild West-themed amusement park where androids play the roles of cowboys and other colorful character and is based [...]

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Actor Cast as Ser Denys Mallister Dies Four Days Into Filming GOT Season 5


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 [...]

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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.
Via [...]

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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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