Tag Archive: Thrones’

How real historical intrigue inspires Game of Thrones

You know nothin’, Jon Snow. Especially how much more full of shifting alliances and intrigue The Wars of the Roses was than your epic television series is able to show. Game of Thrones superfans may already know that 15th-century England…Read more ›

This is the best Game of Thrones recap, ever

Game of Thrones…is coming. The fifth season takes over your Apple TV this Sunday and we’re all pumped for the latest intrigue, dragons, and deeply menacing looks. Not to mention all the great naked people. If you’ve missed the first…Read more ›

‘Synergy, Bitches:’ Silicon Valley premieres right after Game of Thrones

For nerds of all stripe, this Sunday night will be an imploding black hole of greatness, with the Season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones, and, right after that, the Season 2 debut of our favorite tech-themed dramedy, Silicon Valley.…Read more ›

Sesame Street parody makes Game of Thrones look absolutely adorable

We can’t wait for Game of Thrones to make its fifth season debut next Sunday filled with all the mystery, violence, and betrayal that have cemented the fantasy epic as one of TV’s best shows. We don’t recommend letting your…Read more ›

Cue the dragons: new Game of Thrones clips hint at war to come

“I believe men of talent have a part to play in the war to come,” says spymaster Varys to Tyrion, the Lannister least likely to beat anyone in a duel. That’s the takeaway line from one of a pair of…Read more ›

HBO will use Game of Thrones to break cables iron grip

HBO is planning to launch a new standalone streaming service in 2015, and if you’re like me and can’t wait to watch the latest chapter in Khaleesi’s quest to become take back the iron throne, you’ll be happier than Hodor…Read more ›

Meet House Forrester in new Game of Thrones video game

In George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire series, anyone can play the Game of Thrones, including little-known House Forrester. Telltale Games, the house behind video gaming hits like The Wolf Among Us and The Walking Dead, have brought…Read more ›

Get your Game of Thrones on with conversational Dothraki app

If you’ve already heard enough about Swift, and are looking for another language to sink your learning-teeth into, how about taking up Dothraki? The fictitious Game of Thrones language — as spoken by the late badass Khal Drogo and Daenerys…Read more ›

Lupita Nyong’o and Game of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie sign for new Star Wars

JJ Abrams eagerly-anticipated Star Wars Episode VII has announced two new intriguing casting decisions: adding actresses Lupita Nyong’o and Gwendoline Christie to the fold. Nyong’o is best known to movie fans as an Academy Award winner for her role in the recent 12 Years…Read more ›

Get Tyrion Lannister drunk in this Game of Thrones web game

The proper iOS Game of Thrones was a bit rubbish, with a whole lot of sitting and waiting around unless you were happy to shell out money for in-app purchases. Fortunately the good folks over at Vulture have created a…Read more ›