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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.


See Game Of Thrones' Characters Living In The 80s and 90s

Mike Wrobel is a brilliant graphic artist — he’s made some great pop pieces inspired by movies like Fight Club, Escape From New York, Inception and Alien, and from shows like Breaking Bad, True Blood and The Sopranos. One of his most recent works is a three-piece series for HBO, commissioned to inaugurate the fourth season of Game of Thrones, but in 2013 he also re-imagined the show’s main characters as if they were living in the ’80s and ’90s.


New 'Game Of Thrones' Season 4 Trailer Is Loaded With Dragons, Firey VENGEANCE

Briefly: Nobody is angrier than the Stark family in Game Of Thrones, and that’s really starting to show in the new season of the hit HBO show coming in April. Check out this new trailer!


John Oliver's HBO Show Looks Excellent

John Oliver of The Daily Show and The Bugle fame grows up into his own show next month. Called Last Week Tonight, it promises to give you a weekly round-up of all the best news on one day of the week. How’s that for not overpromising?!


An Insanely Detailed Infographic Of Every Character In True Detective

If you — like me — have already obsessed over every single word written about True Detective, then you will want to obsess over this ridiculous graphic tribute. It’s absurd, it’s overblown, and it’s exactly what the obsessive fan inside me wants to pore over.


Brutal Scenes From Game Of Thrones Turned Into 8-Bit GIFs

The cultural explosion that is Game of Thrones has spawned countless passion projects: the Wiki of Ice and Fire, heavy metal covers of the intro music, artisanal hair braiding lessons. But these GIFs from classic scenes in the show’s three series, recreated as 8-bit computer art, would have to top the list. Beware, spoilers abound below.


Watch: Preview 15 Minutes Of 'Game Of Thrones' Season 4!

HBO aired a special 15 minute preview for Game of Thrones Season 4 last night and it’s now up on YouTube to whet your appetite for dragons, swords, thrones, fantastic looking people, armour, dresses, politics, lengthy diatribes and general awesomeness. But as fun as it is to see a little bit of Game of Thrones right now, it’s almost cruel on HBO’s part to tease us. We still have to wait until 6 April to get our fantasy on.


Here's An HBO Series About Start-Ups You Might Actually Watch

Mike Judge of Office Space and King Of The Hill fame has made a series about Silicon Valley start-ups that’s actually called Silicon Valley. There have been plenty of attempts at making TV shows based around start-ups and the tech scene, but none of them have caught fire just yet. The Judge-factor paired with the fact that this is an HBO show might spell success, however.


No iTunes For Game Of Thrones Season 4, Will Be Exclusive To Foxtel

It’s no secret that when it comes to getting their weekly injection of Game of Thrones, Australians have no qualms with heading to their favourite torrent site to grab HBO’s impeccably-produced fantasy epic. On the other hand, if you were willing to wait a day, you could also buy episodes via iTunes. Sadly, that won’t be the case with season four.


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.