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Game Of Thrones Is Going Ahead On TV, Even If The Books Aren't Ready

In case you missed it a few days ago, big news in the world of Westeros: the Game of Thrones TV show will go ahead even if the books from which it draws its material aren’t complete. HBO will break new ground and long-time book fans will have to watch the show to find out what happens.


The Oculus Rift Put Me In Game Of Thrones And It Made My Stomach Drop

Game of Thrones might be fantasy, but the characters are so deep and the betrayals so gripping that it feels real. And, thanks to Oculus Rift, I just experienced a brief slice of life in the Seven Kingdoms. It was awesome — but I’m glad to be back in our reality.


Game Of Thrones' Ser Davos Talks Filming The Show, Books Versus TV, And The Australian Exhibition

Ser Davos Seaworth is in Sydney. Liam Cunningham, the Irish actor who plays the character of Davos in Game of Thrones, is in the country to promote the free HBO exhibition running next week at the Museum of Contemporary Art. We got a chance to sit down with Liam, and ask a few questions about the show.


The 25 Greatest Moments In Game Of Thrones Season 4

The final episode of Game Of Thrones Season 4 airs on Foxtel in just a few hours’ time. Showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss have promised it’s the best finale to date. To prime yourself up, here are the greatest 25 moments from Season 4 so far. (Naturally, you can also use this article as a crib sheet to bluff your way through GoT discussions down the pub.)


Will 'Game Of Thrones' Author George R R Martin Ever Finish The Winds Of Winter?

When George R R Martin first began writing A Game Of Thrones, he envisioned a taut fantasy trilogy that would take around five years to complete. More than two decades on, there’s still no end to the saga in sight. This week, Martin’s editor essentially confirmed that the story is completely off the rails. It seems that The Winds Of Winter is nowhere near close to being finished, while an eighth book might also be on the cards. Tch.


Tony Abbott Roasted By John Oliver's 'Last Week Tonight'

Video Oh God. For the love of all that is Australian. Someone told John Oliver and the legends at Last Week Tonight about Tony Abbott, and now, our PM is getting roasted. Check it out.


HBO, Google Bring Game Of Thrones Exhibition To Sydney in July

HBO has announced that a Game Of Thrones exhibition will be on show in Sydney in early July this year, presented by Google Play. The showcase will feature almost 100 artifacts from the show, including props and objects from the most recent fourth season.


From Star Wars To Indiana Jones, The Surprising Acting Career Of Game Of Thrones' Maester Pycelle

After a long and celebrated career, British actor Julian Glover probably feels like he’s due for a win. Currently, as Grand Maester Pycelle on Game of Thrones, he’s ahead of the game — well, he’s alive. Which is more than you can say for his other famous roles on the big screen, which seem to have a running theme of Man Who Tried Too Hard Before Coming To A Sticky End.


HBO's Amazon Deal Confirms It's Not Only Aussies Getting Screwed For Game Of Thrones

So this week Amazon Prime (a US-only streaming service) announced a deal to offer programs from HBO that had previously only been available as legal digital content stateside on HBO Go (a US-only streaming service). Why does this matter in Australia? Because it reminds us that being screwed over in terms of how we can access Game Of Thrones is not something that just happens here.


Game Of Thrones Piracy: By The Numbers Around The World

Pirates downloading Game Of Thrones In Australia is bad, and the story is the same around the world. Everyone from Sydney to London is pirating HBO’s flagship show. The pirate’s justification is that the show simply costs too damn much. Here’s how much you pay for Game Of Thrones around the world on legal channels.


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