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Game Of Thrones

  1. vulture lists
    Every HBO Show, RankedTaking stock of the premium network’s formidable catalogue.
  2. rip
    Wilko Johnson, Dr. Feelgood Guitarist and Game of Thrones Actor, Dead at 75“This is the announcement we never wanted to make, & we do so with a very heavy heart.”
  3. fire and blood
    Imagine House of the Dragon With These Deleted Scenes Left InA lot of Daemon moments hit the cutting-room floor.
  4. chapters
    To Fix the Broken Game of Thrones Pilot, HBO Called on Its Secret WeaponThe blockbuster dragon show may have never taken flight if not for the efforts of a trusted fill-in director.
  5. fire and blood
    Who’s Who in Westeros: A House of the Dragon Character GuideKeeping up with the Targaryens after episode eight.
  6. buffering
    HBO’s Big Dragon Bet Paid Off“My No. 1 feeling is relief,” says HBO chief Casey Bloys.
  7. a long talk
    House of the Dragon’s Two Queens Would Rather Co-Rule WesterosEmma D’Arcy and Olivia Cooke relive Rhaenyra and Alicent’s season-one arc: “The whole series is about trying to get back to each other.”
  8. legally blonde 2
    House of the Dragon Is Getting a Second Season of Fire, Blood, and BlondesKeep those dragon eggs warm for season two.
  9. overnights
    House of the Dragon Season-Finale Recap: Blood of the DragonThe dragons are about to eat one another alive.
  10. fire and blood
    What If Viserys Married Laena Velaryon?Predicting a House of the Dragon future in which the Blues usurped the Greens in the Dance of the Dragons.
  11. chat room
    Eve Best on Rhaenys’s Huge Dragon Moment: ‘It’s the Intelligent Choice’The actor explains why “the Queen Who Never Was” never considered an alternative action in the final moments of “The Green Council.”
  12. overnights
    House of the Dragon Recap: Pawn, Queen, KingThe king is dead! Long live the king! … If the Hightowers can find Aegon and pull off this coup.
  13. close read
    The Fantasy-Prequel ProblemHouse of the Dragon and The Rings of Power have been presented as shining new jewels in the streaming pantheon. They also belie a lack of imagination.
  14. emergency discussion
    What Is Time on House of the Dragon?The series’ frantic rush forward tests the efficacy of the TV time jump — and viewers’ ability to keep up.
  15. chat room
    House of the Dragon’s Paddy Considine Had His Eye on Viserys’s Dagger“They were like, ‘No, no, that’s a really important knife,’ and I go, ‘Yeah, I know. That’s why I want it.’”
  16. fire and blood
    Is Queen Alicent Acting in Bad Faith?The presence of a certain seven-pointed star adds an intriguing new wrinkle to House of the Dragon’s Targaryen-Hightower power struggle.
  17. overnights
    House of the Dragon Recap: A Cozy Little MeleeThe Targaryen and Velaryon families are not the kind of kinfolk whose problems can be solved over the dinner table.
  18. chat room
    John Macmillan Shot Laenor’s House of the Dragon Escape on His First Day on Set“It was a really stormy day, and we were out in the ocean in this massive hundred-year-old boat.”
  19. dinner party
    One Simple Trick Can Fix House of the Dragon’s Lighting ProblemAnd any other shows that look like they were shot during an eclipse.
  20. yikes
    George R.R. Martin’s Co-authors Are Not Fit to PostRise of the Dragon co-author Linda Antonsson has repeatedly critiqued the casting of people of color on Game of Thrones and House of the Dragon.
  21. fire and blood
    House of the Dragon’s Big Twist: A Happy Ending“Driftmark” subverts book canon for a character send-off that might just be the last nice thing that happens in this series.
  22. fire and blood
    Why Did That Episode of House of the Dragon Look So Bad?Possible explanations, not excuses, for why you couldn’t see anything.
  23. fire and blood
    Westeros Weddings Ranked by How Much Fun a Guest Would HaveSome of these unions are just not worth the RSVP.
  24. fire and blood
    Wow, It Kinda Sucks to Be a Velaryon Right Now, Doesn’t It?More money, more incest-caused problems!
  25. fire and blood
    The Casting Challenge Behind House of the Dragon’s 10-Year Time JumpHow the series’ casting director navigated a time-lapsed, multigenerational plot.
  26. buffering
    Dragons vs. Elves: Who Has the Better Release Strategy?Streamers say time slots are irrelevant. Maybe they’re wrong.
  27. tv ratings
    The Rings of Power Ratings Are In, and They’re GoodNielsen weighs in on the Lord of the Rings versus Game of Thrones battle.
  28. close read
    House of the Dragon’s Brutal Birth Obsession Isn’t Realism. It’s Cruelty.In three separate instances, the Game of Thrones prequel reduces a birthing woman to the limits of her body.
  29. chat room
    House of the Dragon’s Matthew Needham Is Playing Larys As a Hero“He might seem completely mad, but it’s very methodical.”
  30. overnights
    House of the Dragon Recap: A Bad EggLike it was for the Starks in early Game of Thrones episodes, the stakes for child’s play are high for these little Targaryens.
  31. fire and blood
    Theo Nate Could Ride a Dragon All DayAs his House of the Dragon role is aged up and recast, the British actor reflects on Laenor Velaryon’s bravery on and off the battlefield.
  32. chat room
    House of the Dragon’s Fabien Frankel on Ser Criston Cole’s Wedding Woes“He has to go in like, I’m going to f - - - ing give it everything I’ve got, and let it be what it is after that.”
  33. overnights
    House of the Dragon Recap: One Wedding and Two FuneralsA pack of new menaces has arrived just in time to broaden the show’s reach.
  34. house of the dragon
    So Is Incest Taboo in Westeros, or What?The Targaryens’ whole deal, explained.
  35. close read
    The Rings of Power Looks on the Bright SideThe unfailingly well-lit fantasy series’ radiant beauty is illuminating both figuratively and literally.
  36. fire and blood
    House of the Dragon’s Resident Lannister(s) Had to Forget What GOT Taught HimJefferson Hall on his “unremarkable” performance in Thrones’ first season and how he tackled double duty as Dragon’s newest twins.
  37. the biz
    House of the Dragon Co-Showrunner Abdicates His ThroneRyan Condal sits on the Iron Throne alone.
  38. final rose
    House of the Dragon Became The Bachelor This WeekWill King Viserys follow his head (a 12-year-old) or his heart (a 15-year-old)?
  39. bloody sunday
    Blood Is Thicker Than Water in the House of the Dragon Title SequenceThe new title sequence keeps the same tune as the original series.
  40. fire and blood
    The Most Expositional Lines of the House of the Dragon Premiere, RankedRemember winter? You will.
  41. close read
    Who Did It Better — House of the Dragon or Game of Thrones?A side-by-side analysis of premiere episodes “The Heirs of the Dragon” and “Winter Is Coming.”
  42. hairy styles
    Ranking the Half-Ponytails of House of the DragonSometimes you’re on top, sometimes you’re on the bottom … in this gorgeous game of thrones we call life.
  43. tv ratings
    A Lotta People Watched the Dragon ShowThe Game of Thrones prequel drew the most viewers for an HBO premiere ever.
  44. chat room
    Milly Alcock Confirms Riding a Horse Is a Lot More Fun Than Riding a DragonHow the House of the Dragon star mastered constricting costumes, High Valyrian, and House Targaryen’s creatures for the Game of Thrones prequel.
  45. house of the dragon
    Don’t Worry, a House of the Dragon Title Sequence Exists!… and it’s coming next week.
  46. review roundup
    Is House of the Dragon Burdened by Its Predecessor? Critics Weigh In.Well, there sure are dragons!
  47. you know nothing
    House of the Dragon, The First Game of Thrones Prequel, Is Here at LastAll the trailers, cast, and lore, just in time for its August 21 premiere.
  48. tv review
    House of the Dragon Is Built on a Shaky FoundationOne thing’s for certain: This prequel is definitely a Game of Thrones series. As for what else it is, that’s harder to say.
  49. buffering
    House of Questions: All Eyes on HBO’s DragonWhat’s at stake for HBO Max — and the Game of Thrones franchise — in the weeks ahead?
  50. here we go again
    So, Uh, What Is House of the Dragon, Anyway?A guide to the who, what, when, where, and why.
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