A Real Game of Thrones in Wolf Hall

Thomas Cromwell is a textbook 21st century antihero. Like House of Cards’ Frank Underwood, he’s a political operator who plays the levers of power like the keys of a pipe organ. Like Scandal’s Olivia Pope, he’s a fixer to the powerful who can be both deeply loyal and efficiently ruthless. … TIME Read more [...]

George R.R. Martin Won’t Write for Game of Thrones Season 6

Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin announced on his blog Friday that he will not be contributing to the sixth season of the HBO show. Martin wrote that “after wrestling with it for a month or so,” he decided that he will instead spend his time working on Winds of Winter, the sixth novel in the series. “Writing a script takes me three weeks, minimum, and longer when it is not a straight adaptation from the novels,” Martin explained. “And really, it would cost me Read more [...]

Review: How Empire Changed the Game

Spoilers for the Empire season finale below: The season finale of Empire was the equivalent of an entire season of most other shows. In other words, it was like every other night of Empire, but twice as much. Since January, the addictive music-biz drama has shot to number one with a bullet–several bullets, really–and it’s rocketed up there by burning a tank of 100% high-octane plot, trying on stories and throwing them off like a performer changing outfits at a video shoot. So if Read more [...]

Apple tie-up with HBO could bring Game of Thrones to the cord-cutters

Apple TV streaming service is set to be partner in the launch of HBO Now next month bringing premium shows to viewers without a cable subscriptionApple is reportedly in talks with HBO to bring Game of Thrones and the premium cable service’s other hit shows to its new online service. Related: Are you paying too much for cable and internet? Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

National Geographic and YETi CGI to Develop Interactive Puzzle Game for Web and Mobile Platforms

WASHINGTON (March 3, 2015)—National Geographic has signed game design and development studio YETi CGI to a multiyear licensing agreement to create and launch a new branded, interactive puzzle game for kids for use on Web and mobile platforms. “National Geographic Puzzle Explorer” will encourage critical thinking and basic problem solving skills as it teaches children to design and build interactive puzzles through colorful graphics and imaginative game play. Through creative use of National Read more [...]

Harden suspended 1 game for kicking James in the groin (Yahoo Sports)

The NBA has suspended Houston star James Harden one game without pay for kicking LeBron James in the groin. The All-Stars and Olympic teammates became tangled in the third quarter of Houston's 105-103 victory over Cleveland on Sunday and Harden fell back to the court, then kicked his foot up into James. An angry James said after the game that Harden's kick was ''not a basketball play'' and that the league would probably look at it. Yahoo Sports - Top News Read more [...]