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Game of Thrones: Fantasy as a Force of Nature and God of the Gaps

Gil Kidron | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment
Gil Kidron

If we actually think about it, Game of Thrones is more of a fictional historical show than it is straight-up fantasy. Sure, magic, dragons and White Walkers appear in the story, but these are not what drives the plot.

Game of Thrones ep. 9 Review: Why Do We Assume Dragons Are Good?

Gil Kidron | Posted 06.15.2015 | Entertainment
Gil Kidron

After last week's Game of Thrones episode, "Hardhome", I wrote here that we were basically tricked into seeing the White Walkers as villains, which they are probably not. Well, after episode 9, "Dance with Dragons", the opposite should be said about the dragons.

Game of Thrones Ep. 7 Review: Cersei Stupidly Gives People 2nd Amendment Rights

Gil Kidron | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Gil Kidron

Arming religious fanatics -- what could go wrong, right? Surrendering the monopoly on the use of force in a strict class society that is based on the nobles disenfranchising the poor? What a great plan!

Why You Should Root For Littlefinger To Win

Gil Kidron | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Gil Kidron

Littlefinger is evil. And yet -- you should root for him to win. Why, you ask? Well, because he's good for Westeros, that's why. Don't let your petty and personal animosity for this self-made man to stop the wheels of history.

HBO Might Be Coming After You If You Watched Those Leaked Episodes

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment

Notices are coming. According to reports, HBO is tracking down the people who watched those leaked "Game of Thrones" episodes. Though no serious le...

A Mom's Guide To 'Game of Thrones'

Tarja Parssinen | Posted 06.13.2015 | Parents
Tarja Parssinen

"Game of Thrones" mirrors my own life in so many ways. I go to my bootcamp class ("Game of Moans"), then hit Starbucks ("Game of Scones") and make a quick stop at the bank ("Game of Loans"). I

Arya, Khaleesi and Tyrion: The Game of Thrones Effect on American Baby Naming

Mallory Moss | Posted 06.12.2015 | Entertainment
Mallory Moss

It wasn't until Game of Thrones was aired on HBO that the names began to have an influence on American baby naming. In honor of the new season, presented below are the most surprising names to show up on the Social Security Administration's list of U.S. baby names.

Game of Thrones Character Countdown: Who's #1?

Culturalist | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment

Make your list now! is the place to shape, share and debate your opinions on anything and everything through Top 10 lists. Want to jo...

NYPL Knows More Than Jon Snow: What to Read When Winter Is Coming

The New York Public Library | Posted 06.02.2015 | New York
The New York Public Library

The list is varied and covers such topics as zombie prevention, parenting tips, ethics lessons, and role models. Find out what your favorite characters should be reading and perhaps discover a new book for yourself!

HBO Wants More Than 7 Seasons Of 'Game Of Thrones'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.12.2015 | Entertainment

"Game of Thrones" showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff have said that they envision their HBO series ending after seven seasons. However, HBO has ...

HBO Just Ensured 'Game Of Thrones' World Dominance

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.10.2015 | Entertainment

"Game of Thrones" is about to take over the globe. HBO announced Tuesday that Season 5 will air simultaneously in more than 170 countries and territor...

'Game Of Thrones' Monopoly Is Coming

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment

All men must roll the die. People of the realm, rejoice because HBO's recent announcement via Twitter means you can finally play the "Game of Thron...

'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Is 'More Shocking' Than The Red Wedding

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.11.2015 | Entertainment

"Game of Thrones" is known for shocking moments, but it appears those are nothing compared to what's coming next. Speaking with HuffPost Entertainment...

16 Things We Saw In The 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Trailer

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: HBO released the "Game of Thrones" Season 5 trailer on Friday. Watch it here: EARLIER: "Game of Thrones" exploded in IMAX on Thursday n...

Here's A Quick Look At Tyrion In 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment

How excited is everyone for "Game of Thrones" Season 5? So excited that HBO decided to make a trailer for the trailer. The network is bringing th...

We Finally Know The Details On That Mysterious 'Game Of Thrones' Special

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment

If you didn't think the new "Game of Thrones" special deserved this much hype, you know nothing, Jon Snow. After much speculation, HBO has finally ...

America's Racial Issues and the 'Dance With Dragons'

John A. Tures | Posted 03.07.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

As America wrestles with lingering issues of race, it's also anticipating a new HBO season of Game of Thrones. Surprisingly, the two are intertwined, as the television version of George R. R. Martin's latest book has something to say about the issues the United States must confront.

HBO Wants To Launch Standalone Streaming Service In April: Report

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.11.2014 | Technology

A report from Fortune says the new HBO streaming service is being prepped for an April 2015 launch.

This 'Game Of Thrones' Fan Theory Could Change Everything

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment

Warning! This post is dark and full of spoilers! If you thought that one big "Game of Thrones" theory about R+L=J was mind blowing, you know nothin...

You May Soon Be Able To Get HBO Without Paying For Cable

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology

Time Warner is warming to the idea of selling standalone subscriptions to HBO Go. Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes said during a talk at a Goldman Sach...

Further Proof 'GoT' Is The Most Spectacular Show On TV

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.30.2014 | Entertainment

"Game of Thrones" may have been snubbed from the major Emmy categories this year, but it did take home one very deserving statue. The HBO series wo...

'Game Of Thrones' Ripped Off These Classic Movies, And We're OK With It

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

Spoilers are coming. Like the Lannisters, it's time for "Game of Thrones" to pay its debts. Most fans know actual historical events like the Wa...

The Mountain Totally Loses It During Strongest Man Competition

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment

When you play the Game of Stones, you freak out or you die. Earlier this month, Hafthor Bjornsson, aka Gregor Clegane in "Game of Thrones," officia...

'GoT' Cast Continues To Prove Their Love For Each Other

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment

The only thing rarer than seeing a White Walker in Westeros is seeing the entire "Game of Thrones" cast together in the same room. Thanks to San Diego...

How 'GoT' Broke Pedro Pascal's Heart

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment

Is it still too soon to be talking about The Red Viper's gruesome death on "Game of Thrones"? Probably, but that isn't stopping Pedro Pascal. Ober...