Gimbling in the Wabe – In Which I Make a Confession

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I have a confession to make.  I’m a wimp. Not in everything.  I’m a competent person; some who know me say I’m a very strong person.  I can put up with a lot, I’ve been able to handle a fair share of disappointment and heartache, and I’ve raised two children past the teenaged years – [….]

Gorgeous New Season Four Game of Thrones Promo Posters

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Tuesday on Twitter, HBO released the promo posters for season four of its hit series, “Game of Thrones.” Check out a few of our favorites below and don’t miss the amazing trailer for the upcoming season linked here. You can find all of the promo posters here. “Game of Thrones” Season four returns on April [….]

First Look: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Character, The Mountain

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From The Huffington Post: “Game of Thrones” fans, take a good hard look at The Mountain. The most pirated show of 2013 won’t be back on the air until spring, but its newest cast member, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, took to Instagram to reveal a character photo. Björnsson will play Gregor “The Mountain” Clegor, The Hound’s [….]

Martin on His ‘Game of Thrones’ Inspiration

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Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin describes the realities of human nature that underpin the success of the book series that spawned a hit television series. Transcript You can also watch the full version of this interview. CHRIS UHLMANN, PRESENTER: The land of Westeros is the mythical setting for the blockbuster book and mini-series that [….]

Martin Says ‘Game of Thrones’ Books Are Dirtier Than the Porn Version

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A recently-announced porn spoof of George R.R. Martin’s “Game of Thrones” may have seemed blasphemous to fans, but the author took a surprising stance on“Game of Bones: Winter is Cumming”: He says it’s not dirty enough. When asked about the adaptation at the Santa Fe Film Festival, Martin said, “In the porn version that they’re doing they’ve [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Happy Birthday to George

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Once upon a time (September 20, 1948, in fact) a baby boy was born to a longshoreman and his wife from the realm of Bayonne, in the land of New Jersey.  They named their son George, and the boy was full of stories and songs (well, stories anyway).  As a youngster,  he sold some of [….]

Mark Gatiss’s Game of Thrones Role Revealed

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From our friends at i09: It was announced he was going to be in the show, and he said that he’d finished his filming in a few days in Belfast, but we didn’t know who he was cast as until now. Winteriscoming.net broke the news today that Mark will be playing Tycho Nestoris, a representative [….]

Potential New Cast Members for Season 4 of ‘Game of Thrones’

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Over at Den of Geek, there are several guesses, based on internet rumors and quotes from insiders on some of the new faces we could see in season four of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones.’ Here’s a brief run down of those cast selections. For the full post, check out DoG’s article here.   A good [….]

‘Game of Thrones’ Characters “Simpsonized”

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From Flavorwire: A year after The Simpsons poked good-natured fun at Game of Thrones, a Simpsons superfan has reunited the two beloved TV shows. A Belgian illustrator who goes by the handle ADN uses his Draw The Simpsons Tumblr to re-imagine various pop-culture types, from Veronica Mars to The Weeknd, as Springfield residents. But his [….]

LitStaff Pick: Our Favorite TV Shows Based on Books We Love

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There’s a meme online I saw once. It’s a picture of best selling books, mostly SciFi/Fantasy, in a Barnes and Noble with a caption below it: “HBO Programming for the Next Ten Years.” I’ve long been of the opinion, by proof of the massive amounts of reality TV and the endless remakes and reincarnations of [….]