Most fans have been able to spot the similarities between George RR Martin’s character Samwell Tarly and JRR Tolkien’s Samwise Gamgee. Martin was a huge fan of Lord of the Rings since the books were first published in the USA, so it’s no surprise he left a few homages to Lord of the Rings and some of his other…
Now this is a literary mashup we're dying to see. Thomas Dunne Books just signed a deal to publish A Game of Groans by George R.R. Costanza, a parody of the bestselling Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes proved that a motion-capture performance can capture audiences' attention. And a mocap character doesn't need to be a lovable blue cat person to win people over.
Talking to the Atlantic, George R.R. Martin admits that he may not be able to wrap up his massive A Song of Ice and Fire series in just two more books.
The internet recently flooded with spoilers for George R.R. Martin's latest tome, A Dance With Dragons. Some of these were dead-on accurate, like a dwarf with a crossbow. And some of them... weren't.
There were two miracles about Game of Thrones season one: that it was so true to the book, and that it was so brilliant on its own terms. For season two, the show will have to choose one miracle.
Next month, A Dance With Dragons hits the bookshelves, and we get that much closer to the ending of George R.R. Martin's astounding A Song of Ice And Fire series.
Last night's Game of Thrones was one of the most powerful portrayals of grief I've ever seen, on television or in any medium. And yet, the episode lasted just long enough to show that powerful things can come from grief.
Are all women bought and sold? For that matter, are all men whores too? Last night's Game of Thrones delved into sex worker psychology, while a major character made the ultimate sacrifice for a girl.
How much darker can Game of Thrones get? Find out in the season finale on Sunday! But first, it's time to get together and form...Voltron! Plus aliens conquer the Earth, humans colonize a new world, and a girl gains superpowers.
Doctor Who unveils a major revelation about a key character this week! Plus Game of Thrones races towards its startling conclusion. But also, there are teenage werewolves and young vampires! And find out what it'll take to build in space.
Nobody in Westeros has a particularly good claim to the throne. They overthrew the true King a generation ago. So if everyone's a pretender, the key is to get good at pretending.
It's direwolves versus teen wolves! Next Sunday, MTV's new Teen Wolf series airs right after HBO's Game of Thrones adaptation. Which one are you more thrilled about? Vote in our awesome poll!
Last night, Viserys finally got his promised reward, on Game of Thrones. Yay Viserys! He's shown the kind of leadership we can get behind. And now that his qualities have finally been recognized, he can clean up this whole mess.
Remember how we had a bunch of season finales last week? That was pretty awesome, huh? Unfortunately, though, it means one thing for this week's television: Kind of a slow week. But don't panic! There's still copious televisual greatness ahead!
Supernatural's sixth season comes to an end, with the first appearance of... H.P. Lovecraft! And The Big Bang Theory's season finale features Star Trek salaciousness. Plus Maria Hill vs. Hydra, Chuck's big day, and Family Guy Return of the Jedi!
In George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire, every victory is hard-won. Every great castle is merely another strategic foothold, each alliance fraught with peril. So we were wondering: What if Ice and Fire was a Monopoly board?
Spoilergeddon! New Dark Knight Rises set photos may confirm a key plot point, and the Avengers cast may have just gotten bigger. Stanley Tucci joins The Hunger Games and a Sons of Anarchy star joins Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim.More hints at the link. 
You think you have a hard time fitting in? Pah. The denizens of Westeros and the Dothraki horde spit on your pathetic feelings of mal dans la peau. Try being a bastard, a disabled lord, or a cowardly Night's Watchman.
This week's television sees the last ever episodes of Smallville and Stargate Universe. Will Clark become Superman in time to save the Destiny? Plus season finales of Adventure Time, Vampire Diaries and Community. Orc Bikers! Daffy Duck's social climbing! Ghost-angst!