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Things We Saw Today: Game Of Thrones Dragons Get Revenge On The NY Times

Surfing the web today you might have noticed HBO took out huge, site-spanning advertisements for Season 3 of Game of Thrones which featured the shadow of a dragon passing over the page. Well here’s the still version of that from today’s NY Times. (I’m gonna say it’s revenge for this.)We sell ad space here on The Mary Sue but this is one I would have paid to have on the site. (via Co.Create

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  • Did you notice the Life of Pi visual effects winners getting played off by the Jaws theme last night on the Oscars? That’s actually more messed up than you think it is. At the same time, over 400 people were outside the theater protesting You can read more about it at Geekosystem, The Guardian, VFX Soldier, and the #vfxprotest or #vfxunited hashtags on twitter.

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  • Lord Vader

    Thank you so much for commenting on the visual effects protest, far too many media outlets have ignored us outright.

  • Jax Madden

    That happened to me today on IMDB, scared the beejeesus outta me!

  • Carmen Sandiego

    Seriously! I only just found out because one of my friends works in VFX.

  • Anonymous

    Ugh, I got the feeling that they purposely were cutting out something important there… Real classy Hollywood.

  • Magic Xylophone

    GoT is my favorite current show, and dragons are my favorite thing, but I those ads really irritate me. I guess getting back at the Times is worth it, though.