From Homer to George R.R. Martin, literature is fascinated with all the ways in which hosts and guests can betray each other.
I decided you grow up a little bit each time you learn what it means to lose something you can't get back. Time, of course, is the most significant loss to digest, but it's hard to understand the value of a minute. I only totally get it when I'm on my way to work in the morning.
Watch as he discusses his role on the hit HBO show and his soon to be released directorial debut, Road to Paloma. This video is a part of the AOL BUILD Series.
From its start in the early 18th century, the novel as a genre has always resisted easy definition. Samuel Johnson, literary critic and author of the first comprehensive English dictionary, defined the novel in 1755 as "a small tale, generally of love."
Republicans have a regrettable history of using key political moments for ridiculous publicity. However, for Dick Cheney to take an international crisis and turn it into a self-centered publicity campaign is a new low entirely.
There's a frenzy running rampant in my household lately. It strikes every Sunday night and whenever there are sleepless hours due to toddler teething ...
Question: What do science fiction, fantasy and horror have in common? Answer: they are the genres honored annually, for the past four decades, by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
Worried about a Game of Thrones-style invasion on your next trip? Roving hordes? Zombie armies? We totally feel you. Travel can be a bit scary, and if you're the type that likes to feel extra secure when you get away, you might appreciate the idea of staying in a hotel that's, well, fortified.
The best art is that which is both imaginative and mimetic, providing scenarios that engage our sense of wonder while in some way mirroring the processes of our own world.
As Mad Men nears the close of its final season's first half, much of the discussion surrounding it has morphed into a rhetorical echo chamber: Does it deserve the hype?
24 is back on Fox, giving viewers front row seats to the most action-packed 24 hours we'll ever bear witness to. We wondered what a season of some other popular shows would be like if broken down by the same, groundbreaking guidelines: 1 hour = 1 episode.
So how do you introduce Aquaman without his appearance feeling like an SNL skit? Here are a few ways.
Game of Thrones is a homily about a great civilization beginning to tear itself apart. In this sense it is a very sad tale. But in the life of our grandparents we have suffered many such "sad stories of the death of kings." But Martin's mythic tales are not just about the death of kings. They are about us.
While Torres' casting comes as a blow to hopeful actresses everywhere, producers are yet to finalize casting for other notable characters, such as Naked Female Smallfolk Corpse, Burned Chest of Nursing Wildling, and Starved Braavosian whore.
(Photo Courtesy of MGM Resorts International) If you're binge watching Vikings, Game of Thrones or any other lusty/bloody medieval dra...