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  • November 17, 2014
    Inventor, writer and publisher of the Choose Your Own Adventure series, R.A. Montgomery died on November 9th at the age of 78. Montgomery was best known for making reading fun for millions of young readers, myself included. I remember choosing so many adventures growing up. ... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2014
    When it comes to picking a good beer, there are only three factors to consider: taste, alcohol content, and price. I'm kidding, just buy the shit with the coolest bottle design. And now BevLink and Fish Brewing have teamed up to take advantage of the fact that people really w... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2014
    This is a short 3-second clip of George R.R. Martin responding to a question about what he thinks of the fans who demand he hurry up and finish the Song of Ice and Fire series in case he dies soon. For reference, Martin is 65. "And round." I didn't say that. I will say that... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2014
    This is a video of a guy dressed up and make-upped to look like a member of the advanced orc breed Urak-Hai from Lord of the Rings. Then he goes grocery shopping. He gets a bunch of funny looks. Although not nearly as many as I got when I went shopping this afternoon, which ... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2014
    Note: Image may contain some spoilers so hopefully you only glanced at it if you don't keep up with the show. This is artist nedesem's cartoon of Game of Thrones packed into a single image. I feel like he really captured the essence of the series. The artist I commissioned t... / Continue →
  • June 5, 2014
    After numerous tests, scientists have confirmed a copy of French writer Arsene Houssaye's "Des destinees de l'ame" was bound with human skin. *eying picture* Nice skin too -- no moles or beauty marks. You think that was back or buttcheek? It's definitely not chest because ... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2014
    These are a bunch of shots from Meredith Fahey and Joshua Votaw's wedding (all taken by photographer Candice Benjamin). It was Harry Potter themed. They both love Harry Potter so much. Just not as much as they love each other, which is why they tied the knot instead of one o... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2014
    This is a video of pro blacksmith/prop maker Tony Swatton forging Jon Snow's sword from Game of Thrones. If you had to choose to own any sword from any fantasy/sci-fi/video game series, what would you choose? A lightsaber? Link's Master Sword? Cloud's Buster Sword? I think... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2014
    This is the Bibliochaise from Nobody & Co. It's a chair that can hold up to 300 books or even more nudey magazines. You have to email them for the price though which means it's gonna be ungodly expensive. Anybody here a carpenter? "I am." YES -- please tell me your name is... / Continue →
  • April 25, 2014
    I still haven't finished watching the Twilight movies yet. I've only seen the first two. I thought they were okay. "You have terrible taste." I have terrible everything. Except teeth, those are nice and straight. This is a bad lip reading of The Twilight Sage: Eclipse. I... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2014
    This is the bronze Smaug sculpture created by artist John Howe and WETA Workshop. Each one costs $4,900 and is a 3-D replica of the Smaug pictured on the 1991 paperback versions of The Hobbit (which John illustrated). Do you think you're brave enough to slay a dragon? Becaus... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2014
    This is an interactive map (links to actual map) of Westeros and the surrounding lands created by Westeros.org user carpiediem. You can click on pretty much anywhere to bring up a Game of Thrones wiki about the area, track characters' travels through the books and show, and mo... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2014
    This is the Game of Thrones inspired 3-eyed crow created by Allis Markham, a taxidermist for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, and owner of Preytaxidermy, who also teaches classes on the subject. Apparently it's illegal in the US to sell or trade dead crows (because t... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2014
    This is a series of Game of Thrones LEGO minifigs. Except they're called 'Dragon Sword Fighter Force', because nobody likes getting sued. Laid? Yes -- people love that. Especially when their partner does all the work so they can just lay back and relax. That's primo. $55 ... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2014
    This is the interactive map of Middle Earth created as part of the Lord of the Rings Project. You can highlight all sorts of options like roads, towns, events -- even the paths the characters took in the books (I have Frodo and Sam's path highlighted in the screenshot above). ... / Continue →
  • March 26, 2014
    A Belgian high school math teacher has taken to keeping his class quiet by threatening to write the names of everyone killed in Game of Thrones on the board if anybody is unruly. Whatever, man. *tries to shoot spit-wad, accidentally swallows* Asking his students which of t... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2014
    This is a video of The Harp Twins (Camille and Kennerly Kitt) performing Hedwig's Theme on dual harps. Plus they do some magic and frolic through the woods a little bit. You know, they both kind of remind me of girls from Beauxbatons Academy of Magic. Remember the little bl... / Continue →
  • February 21, 2014
    This is the found object Cthulhu lamp sculpture crafted by French Canadian artist Karl Dupere-Richer. What a beautifully assembled pile of garbage. Want to bake your own Cthulhu? The ingredients!: ...one PVC patio chair, 14 chair feet, one flowerpot, one umbrella base, two... / Continue →
  • February 20, 2014
    Note: Larger version of the above picture HERE, closeups of each princess and what character they're supposed to be (in case you couldn't tell) after the jump. This is a series of 13 Disney Princesses as Game of Thrones characters as imagined by DeviantARTist DjeDjehuti (aka S... / Continue →
  • February 18, 2014
    This is the Game of Thrones themed tiered wedding cake baked and decorated by Northern Ireland based Candytuft Cakes. Each tier is inspired by something different. The bottom tier is inspired by Tyrion Lannister's leather tabards, the gold layer by Brienne of Tarth's armor, t... / Continue →