Get Ready to See A Whole Lot Less of George R.R. Martin… He’ll Be Spending 2017 Holed-Up With The Winds of Winter
If you're a George R.R. Martin fan, and you've yet to meet him and get books signed, I hope you're at the Guadalajara International Book Fair in Mexico right now. Otherwise, you might not have a chance to see him in person again for a while. But don't worry, it's for a really good reason!Read More
Weekend Editor Carly Lane and Assistant Editors Jessica Lachenal and I got together for a chat about our feelings surrounding last season of Game of Thrones, and the recently-ended Season Six.Read More
George R.R. Martin Disappoints by Discussing Dragons vs. Sexual Violence Against Women in Fantasy Debate
And other nonsense things.
*Flips table.*Read More
[TW for discussion of rape] The Mary Sue will no longer be promoting HBO's Game of Thrones, but our editorial team will be making decisions on the newsworthiness of certain items as they arise. Earlier today our Editor in Chief Jill Pantozzi was asked to speak with CNN's Brooke Baldwin about our decision and what we think the series could have done differently.Read More
Warning! If you haven’t read ASOIAF, back away! Head over to Jill’s book-spoiler-free episode recap and discuss the episode in the comments! But if you have read the books, this is absolutely the best place for you to discuss the episode in relation to GRRM’s original series.Read More
Warning! If you haven't read ASOIAF, back away! Head over to Jill's book-spoiler-free episode recap and discuss the episode in the comments! But if you have read the books, this is absolutely the best place for you to discuss the episode in relation to GRRM's original series.Read More
Cover-based book judgement all the way.
Japanese publisher Hayakawa's A Song of Ice and Fire covers have been around for awhile, but their extreme gorgeos-ity knows no statute of limitations.Read More
If you're a fan of the A Song of Ice and Fire books and you're watching the latest season of Game of Thrones, you may have noticed that Sansa's storyline is deviating ever so slightly from the source material. Executive Producer David Benioff has some reasons for that—but if you haven't read the books, there are spoilers beyond this Sansa GIF, so beware.Read More
Sand Snakes Are Coming! HBO Releases Official Synopses and Titles for Upcoming Season 5 Game of Thrones Episodes
"Stannis remains stubborn."
In a press release yesterday, HBO released the official titles and synopses for the next four episodes of Game of Thrones Season 5.Read More
Here be Game of Thrones book spoilers! If you're not up on your ASOIAF reading, you'll probably want to stay away from this discussion thread and check out Jill's book-spoiler-free episode recap for last night's "High Sparrow" instead.Read More
If you're not an ASOIAF reader and prefer to remain unspoiled, this is not the post for you! Head on over to Jill's spoiler-free episode recap instead.Read More
Watched last night’s new episode of Game of Thrones but haven’t read the novels? Turn back, this is not the post for you. Read ahead for book spoilers, or turn back to the episode recap for spoiler-free comments.Read More
George R.R. Martin Continues to Address ‘Puppy-gate’ Controversy, Says the Hugo Awards May Be Broken
After publishing an initial blog post yesterday afternoon addressing the controversy surrounding this year's Hugo Awards ballot, A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin went on last night to engage with sci-fi and fantasy fans on both sides of the debate and to share several pieces of writing about the fiasco that he's calling 'puppy-gate.'Read More
This afternoon George R.R. Martin took to his Livejournal to address a growing controversy that, although seemingly niche even relative to the already niche world of geekdom, is indicative of a problem in Internet culture overall. And yes, 'gate' is unfortunately an applicable term here.Read More
Not Content With What He’s Already Done to Us, George R.R. Martin is Considering Another Shocking Thrones Twist
Don't worry, there's no specifics as to who or what this is about exactly, it was just that Maisie Williams' Red Wedding reaction face was too perfect to pass up.Read More
GeorgeRRMartin.com has released yet another excerpt from the upcoming A Song of Ice and Fire release, The Winds of Winter. It's Sansa time!Read More
Writing a book sure does drag-on.
Taking to his Livejournal earlier this week, George R.R. Martin clarified why he won't be attending SDCC this year and revealed that he'll once again be unable to write for an upcoming season of Game of Thrones.Read More
Because the show's just going to spoil them anyway?
Maisie Williams doesn't owe anyone any explanations, book snobs, but she's willing to provide one anyway. You do you, Maisie. She is pretty excited to get some new clothes, though. (Warning: The video leads off with a new clip if you're trying to keep spoilers to a minimum.)Read More
George R.R. Martin, the Man Who Already Knows the Ending of Game of Thrones, Doesn’t Get the Concept of “Spoilers”
Easy for you to say, George, easy for you to say...Read More
I always thought eating was a ridiculous activity anyway.
Nolite te bastardes carborundorum/Valar morghulis! Margaret Atwood, Mother of Dragons, Breaker of Convention and Queen of Dystopia, is also apparently an amazing dork, and has written an essay for The Guardian dissecting the appeal of George R.R. Martin's work and its influences in history and pop culture.Read More