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Science Fiction and Fantasy Adapted Into Reality

Steven Petite | Posted 06.07.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Petite

Movie adaptations, for book lovers at least, simultaneously bring feelings of excitement and fear. Will the movie stay true to the book? Will it project off of the screen as it did when the words entered the mind?

Game of Thrones Ep 8 Review: What if the White Walkers are Not Really Evil

Gil Kidron | Posted 06.03.2016 | Entertainment
Gil Kidron

When Jon was fighting the White Walker warrior in Game of Thrones episode "Hardhome", it was an epic fight between the hero and the villain. But as I was watching, I couldn't get rid of this nagging feeling that these White Walkers don't seem all that evil.

George R. R. Martin Shoots Down Huge 'Game Of Thrones' Fan Theory

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.16.2015 | Entertainment

This piece contains spoilers about "Game of Thrones." Complete shock is coming. People of the realm, prepare yourselves, because an incredibly p...

George R.R. Martin Responds To A Young Fan's Letter In The Best Way

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.24.2014 | Entertainment

"Awwws" are coming. If you donated $20,000 to the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary last month, you had a chance to be killed by "Game of Thrones" author ...

That Time George R.R. Martin Wrote A Letter To Stan Lee

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment

George R.R. Martin's eloquent prose can make even the most back-handed of compliments feel like high praise. We have proof in a letter that 15-year-ol...

Surprising Change For 'Game Of Thrones' Series?

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.19.2014 | Home

If you're simultaneously dreading and anticipating the end of George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series, we've got bittersweet news: Martin ...

Why George R.R. Martin Regrets The Controversial 'Game Of Thrones' Scene

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.13.2014 | TV

And you thought your family reunions were awkward. Spoiler Alert! The Internet has been ablaze ever since Sunday night's, April 20, episode of "...

This Is The Closest We Will Ever Get To A 'Modern Family' / 'Game Of Thrones' Mashup

Posted 04.06.2014 | TV

On April 6, "Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland posed with "Game Of Thrones" author George R. R. Martin at what appears to be the best cocktail party ev...

George R.R. Martin Considering 'Game Of Thrones' Movies

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.24.2014 | TV

We're all still salivating over the intense new trailer for the fourth season of "Game of Thrones," but here's something new to obsess about: Series c...

Mythic Darkness: Elementari Rising by Nancy Hightower

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 03.07.2014 | Home
Ilana Teitelbaum

More than anything else, Elementari Rising might be about the inevitable loss of innocence, the unsustainability of normal life in the face of natural disaster. Perhaps for that reason the protagonist is young, and the threatened Terakhein are children.

The Gospel According To 'Game Of Thrones'

David Lose | Posted 08.06.2013 | Religion
David Lose

The recent furor in Christian circles about George R. R. Martin's magical and medieval-like world of Westeros reveals one of the unspoken dividing lines between two very different understandings of Christianity.

How Would You Explain the Plot of Game of Thrones in Brief, From the Beginning?

Quora | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Sandhya Ramesh, Minimalist ***Spoilers Ahead*** Let's start at the very beginning. The Wor...

Laura Prudom

'Game Of Thrones' Is Upping The Blood | Laura Prudom | Posted 03.20.2013 | TV

In celebration of "Game of Thrones" Season 3, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences hosted "An Evening with 'Game of Thrones'" on March 19, with...

Writing the Inevitable but Unexpected

David Kudler | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
David Kudler

Getting the justification right is every storyteller's goal, and one of the more challenging aspects of storytelling. Aristotle said that the end of an effective plot must be "unexpected but inevitable.

What Will Become of Game of Thrones (TV Series) in the Long Run?

Quora | Posted 08.25.2012 | TV

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Chris Peters, writer I think this show has legs. I can easily see a successful ten year run, unless...

Brienne Is My Hero: A Geek Girl Watches Game of Thrones

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 08.08.2012 | TV
Ilana Teitelbaum

If you enjoyed the way nearly everything pretty much went wrong in this season's finale, you will love the third season. The third book, A Storm of Swords, is legendary in the fan community for the epic proportions of its devastation.

Why George R. R. Martin Should Write All TV Shows: A Geek Girl Watches Game of Thrones

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 07.31.2012 | TV
Ilana Teitelbaum

Let's get something straight from the get-go: "Blackwater" is not amazing because it centers around an epic battle with cool effects. "Blackwater" is amazing because it combines an epic battle with beautifully wrought character development.

'Game Of Thrones' Recap: Tyrion Leads Battle Of The Blackwater

Maureen Ryan | Posted 07.28.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

No more time for courtly chatter and brave words; what do these people actually do when the enemy is at the gates? They were true to their natures.

The One Where Robb Gets Some: A Geek Girl Watches Game of Thrones

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 07.24.2012 | TV
Ilana Teitelbaum

While a few other things did happen, it wasn't exactly the most action-packed of episodes. This episode was clearly the calm before the siege.

Dear HBO, That Was Awesome: A Geek Girl Watches Game of Thrones

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 07.16.2012 | TV
Ilana Teitelbaum

If Game of Thrones continues in this vein, the show may actually overcome its reputation as a gratuitous-gore-and-sex fest and become one of HBO's all-time greatest shows.

'The Old Gods and the New': A Geek Girl Watches Game of Thrones

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 07.11.2012 | TV
Ilana Teitelbaum

Or should that be "old plots and new?" This episode deviates so sharply from George R. R. Martin's books that fans were reeling, with some upset by this turn of events.

Game of Thrones and the Many Faces of the Goddess

Graham Milne | Posted 06.24.2012 | TV
Graham Milne

The infinite and mesmerizing complexity of the feminine was embodied by the incredible women of Game of Thrones in this past episode, "Garden of Bones."

George R. R. Martin Releases Chapter Of Next Book

Posted 01.02.2012 | Home

George R. R. Martin, author of the "A Song of Ice and Fire series," released an entire chapter from his upcoming book, "The Winds of Winter," today. T...

'Game Of Thrones': The Video Game

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.22.2011 | Home

Imagine riding through the Dothraki sea commanding your hordes, or scaling the treacherous ice of the Wall in the North. Now, do it. George R.R. M...

'Game Of Thrones' Author George R. R. Martin Answers Fans' Questions (LIVEBLOG)

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 09.27.2011 | Home

Though he's just birthed the mammoth thousand-page tome "A Dance With Dragons," fantasy author George R. R. Martin isn't slowing down. With another tw...