Finally: Someone did a climatological study of the world of Game Of Thrones

For fans of HBO’s Game Of Thrones, the current, pre-final season wasteland we’re inhabiting, which both lacks new episodes and is peppered with dangerous potential spoilers, is rough. Harrowing thought it has been, it’s nothing compared to the wait fans of the books have endured since 2011’s A Dance With Dragons came…

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Here's What Happened the Last Time the White Walkers Invaded Westeros

The stage has been set for Game of Thrones’ final season, as a terribly divided Westeros faces an invasion by the White Walkers... but this won’t be the first time they’ve tried to eradicate humanity. Here’s everything we know about the first war between humans and the Walkers—and what it can tell us about the war to…

The backstory that will make Cersei and Jon Snow’s meeting a little awkward

Since the truth of Jon Snow’s parentage was confirmed in last season’s Game Of Thrones finale, show watchers have been catching up on mapping out some of the familial relations that book readers did ages ago. Unbeknownst to the King In The North, he’s got a whole bunch of genetic connections that could complicate his…

How much do Game Of Thrones characters resemble their descriptions in the books?

Like any good film or TV adaptation, HBO’s Game Of Thrones inevitably had to deviate from its source material to best serve the medium’s appeal and aesthetics. Fans of George R.R. Martin’s series love to discuss how things really are in the books as fans of the show roll their eyes. If there’s one aspect that book…

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This paper-craft version of Game Of Thrones’ King’s Landing is pretty rad

There’s a reason why the intricate cogs-and-gears opening sequence of HBO’s Game Of Thrones is created in a computer instead of using practical materials, and that’s because the latter would be hellishly difficult. Still, given the show’s audience and popularity, those with the money, time, and the brand synergy…

Winds Of Winter won’t be out before Game Of Thrones’ season 6 premiere

We’ve been bracing ourselves for the delayed arrival of The Winds Of Winter, the sixth book in George R.R. Martin’s A Song Of Ice And Fire series, for some time now. Although it looked like Martin was (somewhat) on pace to complete the book by the end of 2015—at least, according to an editor for the Spanish-language…

2013 fan theory posits Game Of Thrones signifies Ragnarök, the Norse apocalypse

Next to pornography, the internet’s biggest export is theories about George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy series A Song Of Ice And Fire, and its TV adaptation Game Of Thrones. While some theories have become widespread and widely accepted (R+L=J), and some unlikely (we still can’t get anyone to take our Jon=Spongebob,…