These Are the Good Old Days

FAIR WARNING - MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD (If you haven't read the A Song of Ice andFire books, or are just starting, you may want to skip this post) Just some observations. As I've been reading through George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series (now on book 3, A Storm of Swords) … Continue reading These Are the Good Old Days

Game of Thrones Books vs Television Series

SO, I've had few hits on the blog lately from people using the search terms "will Game of Thrones follow the books." I can tell you in no uncertain terms I Have No Idea.® My best guess is they will follow the books relatively faithfully, concerning major events, but some scenes not in the book … Continue reading Game of Thrones Books vs Television Series

Game of Thrones Renewed for Second Season

Yes, that's right. HBO has already ordered season two, and cast and crew (that survived season 1) are trickling back, casting calls are open, it's "Game" on! According to Westeros.org: "Production offices open, crew filtering back, casting calls, location scouting..." They clocked in with 4.2 million viewers for the premier episode. I'd say they touched … Continue reading Game of Thrones Renewed for Second Season

Vote for Jon Snow!

Suvudu has been running 'cage matches' of fictional characters and we have until 5:30 PM EDT to show our support for Jon Snow (from George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series). Jon is pitted against Vin, from Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn books. He was trailing badly yesterday, but a blog post from … Continue reading Vote for Jon Snow!

Big News From George R. R. Martin

No, not the next book, but possibly better (for him!). George and his longtime partner Parris tied the knot! Read all about it and see pics on his blog, here. He has requested that people not post the pictures on their own sites, but to link back to his or Parris's blogs. Many congratulations and … Continue reading Big News From George R. R. Martin

Game of Thrones Wallpaper

Ok Fellow Game of Thrones geeks, feast your eyes on this tasty morsel: Sean Bean as Ned Stark in HBO's production of Game of Thrones. Click the photo to go to the site to get the computer wallpaper. I believe it was taken last June, 2010. And I finished the first book so you can't … Continue reading Game of Thrones Wallpaper

Game of Thrones US Premiere April 17, 2011

UPDATE: Click the photo above to go to The Making of Game of Thrones blog with lots of spiffy publicity photos from the set. Also see Hitfix for a dozen new photos from the press pack UK/European dates to follow. That is all.

A Game of Thrones (aka my latest geek-out)

Summers span decades. Winters can last a lifetime... I'm not entirely sure which I heard about first, the books, or the upcoming show on HBO. I think it was the books, I'm almost sure it was. I definitely knew the author's name long before this but am sorry to say I am a johnny-come-lately to … Continue reading A Game of Thrones (aka my latest geek-out)