Kardashian Wedding Details: The Hot Pastor, White Batman, George R.R. Martin & More!

kanye smilingI want you all to know that this article is the result of me involuntarily waking up at 8:00 a.m. and laying in bed with a heating pad on my bleeding uterus while watching nothing but E! News. Feel my pain.

Two hours of Kim Kardashian wedding coverage and five Reese’s Peanut Cups later, I learned as much of interest as I would have if the TV had been turned off…

Some poor E! correspondent had it so much worse, as she stood outside listening to dozens of Justin Bieber fans singing “Baby” in front of a hotel in foreign accents all because they thought he might be attending the wedding and wouldn’t stop even when she stuffed Cannolis in her ears and assured them he wasn’t there.  Continue reading “Kardashian Wedding Details: The Hot Pastor, White Batman, George R.R. Martin & More!”

King Joffrey Actor Jack Gleeson Says Purple Wedding Scene ‘Was Fun’

Joffrey there's no cure for being aLast night’s episode of Game of Thrones, titled “The Lion and The Rose,” featured the long-awaited union between Joffrey Baratheon and the redhead with the good boobs known to fans of the series as the “purple wedding,” and holy crap, I haven’t been this happy since my mom got me a golden retriever puppy in third grade.

For weeks I’d been trying to figure out what the hell a purple wedding even was, and I’m not going to say anything spoiler-y, I’m just going to tell you to watch it. Be one of the million oomanz to illegally download it. Get HBO. Read the book. I don’t care…

On filming the now-famous scene, Jack Gleeson saidIt was fun in the end, but kind of stressful to be so focused, but acting like you’re completely unfocused. Difficult, but exciting.”   Continue reading “King Joffrey Actor Jack Gleeson Says Purple Wedding Scene ‘Was Fun’”

Sorry HBO, the Book Version of the Iron Throne is SO MUCH Bigger and Badder

iron throne book drawing The third season of Game of Thrones may have just wrapped, but HBO and author George R.R. Martin have no plans of slowing down the series (except for that whole taking forever to write book 6 and 7 thing).

While Martin has always been involved in the wildly successful onscreen version, he recently took to his blog to express a bit of disappointment in the Iron Throne used in the show.

Martin said that while the HBO throne has a “terrific design” and is “iconic,” it just isn’t what he imagined. In fact, it’s at least six times smaller and way less full o’ swords. From Grrm.livejournal.com:

It’s not the Iron Throne I see when I’m working on THE WINDS OF WINTER. It’s not the Iron Throne I want my readers to see. The way the throne is described in the books… HUGE, hulking, black and twisted, with the steep iron stairs in front, the high seat from which the king looks DOWN on everyone in the court… my throne is a hunched beast looming over the throne room, ugly and assymetric…

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Summer is Never Coming: The ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode That Broke Me [Spoilers]

Richard Madden Michelle Fairley kissIf you read ahead and still complain about Game of Thrones spoilers after this paragraph I’m going to tie your hands to a radiator in a room with a television that plays nothing but the rape scene from both versions of Last House on the Left, the second half of Million Dollar Baby and Boys Don’t Cry and grandpa’s dinner portion of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

Call me a drama queen all you want, but that Red Wedding scene from the second-to-last episode of GoT may have been worse than any scene from the aforementioned movies.

There’s a video circulating of fans who didn’t read the third book (I’m currently on the second), A Storm of Swords, after its publication in 2000, reacting to HBO’s airing of The Rains of Castamere on June 2, 2013, and none of their face-covering and minor screams compare to my full-blown temper tantrum.

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