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George R.R. Martin Reveals Plan to Keep ‘Games of Thrones’ From Catching Up to the Book Series

got logoHow will  author George R.R. Martin make sure that the Game of Thrones HBO series won’t catch up with him?

As fans of A Song of Ice and Fire know, Martin will pen two more installments to wrap up his popular book series. In an interview with Vanity Fair, the writer explained that the forthcoming fourth season is actually based on the second half of book three A Storm of Swords.

Should Game of Thrones continue in the future, Martin will consult with creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff to split books four and five, A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons, to prolong its story. He also noted other popular TV shows, Mad Men and Breaking Bad, did not suffer from a “hiatus inserted in the middle of the final season” so that is another option.

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Game of Thrones Season 4 New Trailer Unveiled

HBO has released a new trailer to promote the fourth season of Game of Thrones–what do you think? As of this writing, the video has received more than 261,000 “likes” on Facebook.

The season four premiere, written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, will premiere on April 6th. Benioff and Weiss also served as co-directors for this first episode.

A Song of Ice & Fire book series author George R.R. Martin penned the script for the second episode of the fourth season. The stories that will be told in season four are adapted from the second half of Martin’s third book, A Storm of Swords. (via BuzzFeed)

The New York Times Launches the ‘Times Haiku’ Tumblr Blog

The New York Times has started a “serendipitous poetry”-themed tumblr blog called ”Times Haiku.”

A team of computer programmers developed a special algorithm that scans the publication’s articles and subsequently generates haikus.

You can read haikus derived from different NYT pieces, including an article on carrot puréea profile on stand-up comedian Colin Quinn, and a special Q&A with the Game of Thrones TV series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. According to Shelf Life, this blog may continue on even after the end of this month.

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Game of Thrones Season 3 New Trailer Unveiled

HBO has released a new trailer to promote season three of Game of Thrones–what do you think? As of this writing, the video has received more than 142,900 “likes” on Facebook.

The first episode, written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, will premiere on March 31st. A Song of Ice & Fire book series author George R.R. Martin penned the script for the seventh episode of the third season. 

The show’s official YouTube channel contains several other videos about the forthcoming new episodes including interviews with the writers and actors. As we previously noted, more than a dozen new actors have been added to the cast.

Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones Book Trailer Visits TV Set

Chronicle Books will publish the official companion to the Game of Thrones television series, Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones. Unlike most book trailers, this video visited the set of a popular TV show.

As of this writing, the trailer has received more than 36,000 views. The $40 book will be released on October 1st, containing 300 color images and photographs.

Series screenwriter Bryan Cogman write the book. Showrunner David Benioff partnered with screenwriter D.B. Weiss for the foreword. Series author George R.R. Martin also wrote a preface.

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