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The New Statesman
It harms women more than men when dads doing parenting are seen as “babysitters”By now, it feels as if George R R Martin – the author of Game of Thrones, narra
It harms women more than men when dads doing parenting are seen as “babysitters”
The New Statesman / Posted 2 hours ago
By now, it feels as if George R R Martin – the author of Game of Thrones, narrative sadist and ruiner of all things beautiful and good – has been appointed scriptwriter for the news. I am not the first to observe this. Martin is famous for killing... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why Game of Thrones is the perfect show for the modern ageBy now, it feels as if George R R Martin – the author of Game of Thrones, narra
Why Game of Thrones is the perfect show for the modern age
The New Statesman / Posted 3 hours ago
By now, it feels as if George R R Martin – the author of Game of Thrones, narrative sadist and ruiner of all things beautiful and good – has been appointed scriptwriter for the news. I am not the first to observe this. Martin is famous for killing... Read more
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examiner.com
Meet Rosie Claverton, author of 'Captcha Thief'Eleven and I wanted to bring that flavour of fun puzzle-solving into my mystery
Meet Rosie Claverton, author of 'Captcha Thief'
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Eleven and I wanted to bring that flavour of fun puzzle-solving into my mystery series. M.C.: What is your book about? R.C.: The central mystery is about solving the murder and finding the painting. However, this is complicated by Frieda Haas... Read more
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IGN
6 Book Elements We Missand Fire, you win or you die. UPDATED: Spoilers for both HBO's Game of Thrones
6 Book Elements We Miss
IGN / Posted 2 days ago
and Fire, you win or you die. UPDATED: Spoilers for both HBO's Game of Thrones TV series (through Season 5) and for all of George R. R. Martin's completed A Song of Ice and Fire novels follow... Not that HBO's Game of Thrones hasn't deviated from... Read more
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Evening Standard
Surprise! Maisie Williams shocks GoT fans at series six premiereMaisie Williams stunned a group of Game Of Thrones fans by gatecrashing their p
Surprise! Maisie Williams shocks GoT fans at series six premiere
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Maisie Williams stunned a group of Game Of Thrones fans by gatecrashing their party for the eagerly awaited premiere of the show’s sixth series. The British actress, 19, tweeted her 1.2 million followers to ask if any students at the University of... Read more
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New York Post
‘Game of Thrones’ premiere sets up a season of revengemust live by her wits more than ever now that she has been blinded. Season 6 i
‘Game of Thrones’ premiere sets up a season of revenge
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
must live by her wits more than ever now that she has been blinded. Season 6 is the first to depart largely from the George R. R. Martin novels. Benioff and Weiss heighten the tension by keeping the major characters in precarious situations.... Read more
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New York Post
These fanatics know ‘Game of Thrones’ better than its creatorseason. Even President Obama admitted he can’t keep track of all the names. He
These fanatics know ‘Game of Thrones’ better than its creator
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
season. Even President Obama admitted he can’t keep track of all the names. He should do what series creator and author George R. R. Martin does when he forgets the minutiae of his own fictional universe: call superfans Elio García and Linda... Read more
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Reality TV World
'Game of Thrones' characters' death predicted by algorithmused similar techniques. Only this time the subject matter was a popular TV sho
'Game of Thrones' characters' death predicted by algorithm
Reality TV World / Posted 5 days ago
used similar techniques. Only this time the subject matter was a popular TV show. The epic scale of the worlds created by George R. R. Martin provides an almost endless resource of raw multi-dimensional data. It provided the perfect setting for... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
See three new clips from 'Game of Thrones' season sixclose we can barely stand it. The penultimate season of HBO's adaptation of "G
See three new clips from 'Game of Thrones' season six
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
close we can barely stand it. The penultimate season of HBO's adaptation of "Game of Thrones," a fantasy epic written by George R. R. Martin, is nearing its April 24 premiere date. In anticipation, the network has released three short clips from... Read more
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Reality TV World
Algorithm predicts which 'Game of Thrones' characters will dieused similar techniques. Only this time the subject matter was a popular TV sho
Algorithm predicts which 'Game of Thrones' characters will die
Reality TV World / Posted 6 days ago
used similar techniques. Only this time the subject matter was a popular TV show. The epic scale of the worlds created by George R. R. Martin provides an almost endless resource of raw multi-dimensional data. It provided the perfect setting for... Read more
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Billboard
A Pop Song of Ice & Fire: See Your Favorite Music Stars as 'Game of Thrones' Charactersa (sword)fight and have no interest in being Royals. Take a closer look at Lord
A Pop Song of Ice & Fire: See Your Favorite Music Stars as 'Game of Thrones' Characters
Billboard / Posted 6 days ago
a (sword)fight and have no interest in being Royals. Take a closer look at Lorde's lyrics: They could have been written by George R. R. Martin himself. Sample Arya Quote: "A bruise is a lesson… and each lesson makes us better.” Sample Lorde... Read more
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The New Yorker
A “Game of Thrones” Glossary for New Yorkershis debts.” Translation: “And he doesn’t take insurance.” “First lesson: stic
A “Game of Thrones” Glossary for New Yorkers
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
his debts.” Translation: “And he doesn’t take insurance.” “First lesson: stick ’em with the pointy end.” Translation: (George R. R. Martin actually lifted this line directly from Time Warner’s customer-service guidelines.) “The night is dark... Read more
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Wired News
Catch Up With Everyone in Game of Thrones Before Season 6that shocked the rest of the audience. But now that the show has finally caught
Catch Up With Everyone in Game of Thrones Before Season 6
Wired News / Posted 6 days ago
that shocked the rest of the audience. But now that the show has finally caught up to the, shall we say, languid pace of George R. R. Martin’s writing, everyone is finally on a level playing field, equally unsure of what’s going to happen... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Las Bardenas Reales: Sword and sorcery in Spainthe age of GPS and Google Maps, there is only one cartographer who can get away
Las Bardenas Reales: Sword and sorcery in Spain
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
the age of GPS and Google Maps, there is only one cartographer who can get away with saying “Here, there be dragons”. He is George R R Martin, author of A Song of Fire and Ice, the medieval fantasy on which the HBO television series Game of Thrones... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Ranking the best Game of Thrones episodes1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing i
Ranking the best Game of Thrones episodes
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 7 days ago
1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing in on the complex and often violent tale by George R. R. Martin. Throughout its five seasons, “Game of Thrones” has expertly intertwined the elaborate storylines of... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Ranking the best Game of Thrones episodes1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing i
Ranking the best Game of Thrones episodes
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 7 days ago
1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing in on the complex and often violent tale by George R. R. Martin. Throughout its five seasons, “Game of Thrones” has expertly intertwined the elaborate storylines of... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Best Game of Thrones episodes to get ready for premiere1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing i
Best Game of Thrones episodes to get ready for premiere
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 7 days ago
1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing in on the complex and often violent tale by George R. R. Martin. Throughout its five seasons, “Game of Thrones” has expertly intertwined the elaborate storylines of... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Ranking the best Game of Thrones episodes1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing i
Ranking the best Game of Thrones episodes
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing in on the complex and often violent tale by George R. R. Martin. Throughout its five seasons, “Game of Thrones” has expertly intertwined the elaborate storylines of... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Ranking the best Game of Thrones episodes1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing i
Ranking the best Game of Thrones episodes
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing in on the complex and often violent tale by George R. R. Martin. Throughout its five seasons, “Game of Thrones” has expertly intertwined the elaborate storylines of... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Ranking the best Game of Thrones episodes1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing i
Ranking the best Game of Thrones episodes
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 7 days ago
1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing in on the complex and often violent tale by George R. R. Martin. Throughout its five seasons, “Game of Thrones” has expertly intertwined the elaborate storylines of... Read more
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Island Packet
Every episode of ‘Game of Thrones’ rankedWhite, and finally changes her clothing for the first time since season one. #2
Every episode of ‘Game of Thrones’ ranked
Island Packet / Posted 8 days ago
White, and finally changes her clothing for the first time since season one. #29. The Pointy End IMDb Rating: 7.9 Author George R. R. Martin wrote the screenplay for this episode. While Eddard Stark is locked in the dungeons below the Red Keep,... Read more
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CNBC
App predicts who’ll die next on 'Game of Thrones'Ice and Fire, and in general anything you can think about this cultural phenome
App predicts who’ll die next on 'Game of Thrones'
CNBC / Posted 9 days ago
Ice and Fire, and in general anything you can think about this cultural phenomenon." 'Game of Thrones' began airing on HBO in 2011 and is based on a series of fantasy novels first published in 1996 and written by American author George R. R. Mar... Read more
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express
Game of Thrones Season 6 SPOILERS: Unlikely source just revealed who is going to DIE nextused similar techniques. "Only this time the subject matter was a popular TV s
Game of Thrones Season 6 SPOILERS: Unlikely source just revealed who is going to DIE next
express / Posted 9 days ago
used similar techniques. "Only this time the subject matter was a popular TV show. The epic scale of the worlds created by George R. R. Martin provides an almost endless resource of raw multi-dimensional data. "It provided the perfect setting for... Read more
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PhysOrg
Computer algorithms predict next characters to be eliminated in 'Game of Thrones'used similar techniques. Only this time the subject matter was a popular TV sho
Computer algorithms predict next characters to be eliminated in 'Game of Thrones'
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
used similar techniques. Only this time the subject matter was a popular TV show. The epic scale of the worlds created by George R. R. Martin provides an almost endless resource of raw multi-dimensional data. It provided the perfect setting for... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
An interview with David J. PetersonI really want to do it, but I wouldn’t unless it became canon. So, I would need
An interview with David J. Peterson
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 9 days ago
I really want to do it, but I wouldn’t unless it became canon. So, I would need the approval of the HBO folks or of George R. R. Martin. MB: Going back to what you discussed about metaphors: In the show, we hear that Dothraki doesn’t have... Read more
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Daily Mail
Computer algorithm predicts who will die next in Game of Thronesprocess known as network analysis, which looks for patterns in relationships, t
Computer algorithm predicts who will die next in Game of Thrones
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
process known as network analysis, which looks for patterns in relationships, the researchers examined the books by author George R. R. Martin, which the TV series is based upon. In their analysis, Dr Beveridge and Mr Shan represented each... Read more
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IGN
The Best Changes from the Books5. Warning: Spoilers for HBO's Game of Thrones Seasons 1-5 follow - as well as
The Best Changes from the Books
IGN / Posted 10 days ago
5. Warning: Spoilers for HBO's Game of Thrones Seasons 1-5 follow - as well as how certain events differ from all of George R. R. Martin's books in the A Song of Ice and Fire series. When it comes to adapting a beloved book, or book series,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Sansa Stark to join the warrior women on Game of Thronesare leading viewers through uncharted waters this year, because they have run o
Sansa Stark to join the warrior women on Game of Thrones
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
are leading viewers through uncharted waters this year, because they have run out of source material from the novels of George R. R. Martin (currently suffering a painful case of writer's constipation). In recent interviews, Sophie Turner,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sansa Stark to join the warrior women on Game of Thronesare leading viewers through uncharted waters this year, because they have run o
Sansa Stark to join the warrior women on Game of Thrones
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
are leading viewers through uncharted waters this year, because they have run out of source material from the novels of George R. R. Martin (currently suffering a painful case of writer's constipation). In recent interviews, Sophie Turner,... Read more
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The Age
Sansa Stark to join the warrior women on Game of Thronesare leading viewers through uncharted waters this year, because they have run o
Sansa Stark to join the warrior women on Game of Thrones
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
are leading viewers through uncharted waters this year, because they have run out of source material from the novels of George R. R. Martin (currently suffering a painful case of writer's constipation). In recent interviews, Sophie Turner,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sansa Stark to join the warrior women on Game of Thronesare leading viewers through uncharted waters this year, because they have run o
Sansa Stark to join the warrior women on Game of Thrones
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
are leading viewers through uncharted waters this year, because they have run out of source material from the novels of George R. R. Martin (currently suffering a painful case of writer's constipation). In recent interviews, Sophie Turner,... Read more
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WA Today
Sansa Stark to join the warrior women on Game of Thronesare leading viewers through uncharted waters this year, because they have run o
Sansa Stark to join the warrior women on Game of Thrones
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
are leading viewers through uncharted waters this year, because they have run out of source material from the novels of George R. R. Martin (currently suffering a painful case of writer's constipation). In recent interviews, Sophie Turner,... Read more
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Wired News
Grief and Triumph at a Medieval Robot Battle for High Schoolerswars are so much more fun. Think about it: Hand-built robots catapulting rocks
Grief and Triumph at a Medieval Robot Battle for High Schoolers
Wired News / Posted 15 days ago
wars are so much more fun. Think about it: Hand-built robots catapulting rocks at castles, trying to breach their defenses. George R. R. Martin couldn’t come up with something that crazy. But some 1,500 high school kids in Southern California did,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Outrage as Game Of Thrones creators give Obama advanced episodesSomeone better be able to keep a secret! Outrage as Game Of Thrones creators ad
Outrage as Game Of Thrones creators give Obama advanced episodes
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Someone better be able to keep a secret! Outrage as Game Of Thrones creators admit giving Obama advanced episodes of the new season Fans have been awaiting Game Of Thrones season six premiere on April 24 As the show is caught up with the books,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
See three new clips from 'Game of Thrones' season sixclose we can barely stand it. The penultimate season of HBO's adaptation of "G
See three new clips from 'Game of Thrones' season six
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
close we can barely stand it. The penultimate season of HBO's adaptation of "Game of Thrones," a fantasy epic written by George R. R. Martin, is nearing its April 24 premiere date. In anticipation, the network has released three short clips from... Read more
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The Verge
Obama’s gonna know what happens to Jon Snow before the rest of usthat will go beyond the novels in a major way (whether or not the books take a
Obama’s gonna know what happens to Jon Snow before the rest of us
The Verge / Posted 15 days ago
that will go beyond the novels in a major way (whether or not the books take a different narrative path is unknown, pending George R. R. Martin actually sitting down and finishing the next one). Even if everyone is pretty damn sure Jon Snow is... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Ranking all 50 'Game of Thrones' episodes1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing i
Ranking all 50 'Game of Thrones' episodes
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 15 days ago
1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing in on the complex and often violent tale by George R. R. Martin. Throughout its five seasons, "Game of Thrones" has expertly intertwined the elaborate storylines of... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Ranking all 50 'Game of Thrones' episodes1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing i
Ranking all 50 'Game of Thrones' episodes
KGTV San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing in on the complex and often violent tale by George R. R. Martin. Throughout its five seasons, "Game of Thrones" has expertly intertwined the elaborate storylines of... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Ranking all 50 'Game of Thrones' episodes1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing i
Ranking all 50 'Game of Thrones' episodes
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 16 days ago
1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing in on the complex and often violent tale by George R. R. Martin. Throughout its five seasons, "Game of Thrones" has expertly intertwined the elaborate storylines of... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Ranking all 50 'Game of Thrones' episodes1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing i
Ranking all 50 'Game of Thrones' episodes
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 16 days ago
1996, and the series has since become a cultural phenomenon, with HBO cashing in on the complex and often violent tale by George R. R. Martin. Throughout its five seasons, "Game of Thrones" has expertly intertwined the elaborate storylines of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nathalie Emmanuel wows in white at Game Of Thrones premiererings The sixth season of Game Of Thrones will air on April 24 and is set to f
Nathalie Emmanuel wows in white at Game Of Thrones premiere
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
rings The sixth season of Game Of Thrones will air on April 24 and is set to follow a completely different path from the George R. R Martin series A Song of Ice and Fire, leaving even the most dedicated fans in the dark as to what will happen... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Raw Appeal of “Game of Thrones”And to read such an epic is not much better. Not even Dorothy Dunnett, who can
The Raw Appeal of “Game of Thrones”
The New Yorker / Posted 18 days ago
And to read such an epic is not much better. Not even Dorothy Dunnett, who can write, can write an interesting sword; and George R. R. Martin, the author of the books on which “Game of Thrones” is based, writes the kind of prose that might... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sophie Turner defends controversial Game Of Thrones rape scenehusband Ramsay Bolton while her childhood friend is made to watch left even har
Sophie Turner defends controversial Game Of Thrones rape scene
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
husband Ramsay Bolton while her childhood friend is made to watch left even hardened fans asking if the show had gone too far. Sophie Turner, pictured at the 2016 Academy Awards, has won praise for her role in HBO's acclaimed series, which is based... Read more
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Junkee
George R. R. Martin Built A Funhouse, Is Doing Literally Anything To Avoid Writing That BookSince 2011, everyone has been mad at Game of Thrones (or A Song of Ice and Fire
George R. R. Martin Built A Funhouse, Is Doing Literally Anything To Avoid Writing That Book
Junkee / Posted 23 days ago
Since 2011, everyone has been mad at Game of Thrones (or A Song of Ice and Fire) author George R. R. Martin. They’re mad because for five long winters, fans have been waiting for him to finish the latest instalment in the series, The Winds of Winter,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Maths reveals who holds the REAL power in Game of Thronesprocess known as network analysis, which looks for patterns in relationships, t
Maths reveals who holds the REAL power in Game of Thrones
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
process known as network analysis, which looks for patterns in relationships, the researchers examined the books by author George R. R. Martin, which the TV series is based upon. RELATED ARTICLES Commercial drones could soon be given the green... Read more
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Mashable
'Game of Thrones' stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are officially an IRL coupleat Sunday's Olivier Awards in London as an official couple, proving the univers
'Game of Thrones' stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are officially an IRL couple
Mashable / Posted 25 days ago
at Sunday's Olivier Awards in London as an official couple, proving the universe isn't quite as nightmarishly tragic as George R. R. Martin would have us believe. Think romance is dead? You know nothing. Image: PA Wire/Press Association... Read more
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Mashable
'Game of Thrones' star Sophie Turner is fed up with you pronouncing 'Sansa' wrongBolton's pronunciation is definitely closer to "Sanza" than "Sarnsa." Then aga
'Game of Thrones' star Sophie Turner is fed up with you pronouncing 'Sansa' wrong
Mashable / Posted 28 days ago
Bolton's pronunciation is definitely closer to "Sanza" than "Sarnsa." Then again, take a look at this interview clip with George R. R. Martin (he mentions Sansa at 1:14). Martin definitely draws out the "r" sound in Sansa's name; he says it the... Read more
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The Verge
Math says Jon Snow is the most important player in Westeros, too bad he's so deadand ever, no way of coming back, not even by magic, and definitely not as an ic
Math says Jon Snow is the most important player in Westeros, too bad he's so dead
The Verge / Posted 28 days ago
and ever, no way of coming back, not even by magic, and definitely not as an ice zombie. I have to say, it feels like George R. R. Martin has painted himself into a corner. Maybe that's why he keeps writing blog posts about minor league sports... Read more
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Engadget
The Big Picture: Explore a multimedia multiverse in Santa FeWhat links Kickstarter, alternate dimensions, George R. R. Martin and the image
The Big Picture: Explore a multimedia multiverse in Santa Fe
Engadget / Posted 28 days ago
What links Kickstarter, alternate dimensions, George R. R. Martin and the image you see above? House of Eternal Return, a new art exhibition in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In House of Eternal Return, visitors explore a 20,000 square foot space, created by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Game of Thrones' sixth season 'enters new territory'new territories". The series, which is produced for HBO TV channel, is based o
Game of Thrones' sixth season 'enters new territory'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted a month ago
new territories". The series, which is produced for HBO TV channel, is based on A Song of Ice and Fire books written by George R. R. Martin, and will premiere in New Zealand on April 25. British actress Kendrick, who returns to play Meera Reed... Read more
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