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Things We Saw Today: Our First Glimpse of Game Of Thrones’ Riverrun


Game Of Thrones fans have been dying to see what the House Tully stronghold actually looks like — and we’re in luck, because here is a photo courtesy of HBO Watch teasing the appearance of the Riverlands fortress in season 3. (via Blastr.)

  • Teal Sherer, also known as Venom from The Guild, stars in My Gimpy Life, an ”original comedy web series about the awkward adventures of a driven actress, trying to navigate her way through Hollywood in a wheelchair.” (via Comediva.)
  • Ever wonder what happens when the Olympic flame dies (or happens to be put out due to in order to relocate a new part of the Olympic stadium)? (via Yahoo.)

Here’s hipster Chell with a PBR Portal gun. She was an Aperture Science test subject before it was cool! (via That’s Nerdalicious.)

  • Alyssa Rosenberg over at Think Progress has a round-up of five Marvel superheroines who would make for great ABC shows. (via Think Progress.)

Looking for something to wear out at night, but can’t bear to momentarily fade into geek-obscurity? Try this Batman-inspired Lazy Oaf dress on for size. (via Comics Alliance.)

  • Dave McClure wrote a pretty compelling letter to Yahoo’s new CEO, Marissa Mayer, urging her to direct her company to make content that appeals to women in order to compete with the likes of Google and Facebook, corporations that don’t target women specifically. (via CNN.)
  • The youngest female boxer to ever fight in the Olympics, Clarissa “T-Rex” Shields, is the subject of a new Kickstarter documentary. (via Wired.)
  • The Washington Post ran a column praising 17-year-old Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin and unfortunately called her “mean girl” when they meant “a great athlete.” Oops. Didn’t you guys watch Mean Girls as much as we did? (via The Frisky.)

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  • Anonymous

    I hope they chose not to use the fish that resembles President Bush.