George R. R. Martin Says This Is How He Actually Pictures Game of Thrones Locations

Oct 29, 2014 By Abraham 0

The settings in HBO’s “Game of Thrones” are incredible — either beautiful or terrible and always perfect for the story. But George R. R. Martin says they’re not always what he envisioned as he wrote his books. And of other artists’ renderings for other products, he says…

We’ve had a number of different artists draw them on covers and on the fantasy like cards and games, and some of them have been beautiful images but not necessarily accurate to what I described.

So for his new book, an epic history of the fantasy world he created, he worked closely with artists (including Marc SimonettiTed Nasmith, and Philip Straub) to render his locations as accurately to the books and his imagination as possible.

Here are just a few of the George R. R. Martin approved results…

The Iron Throne

What Westeros Really Looks Like - 01

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Icelandair’s Perfect Response to HUGE Game of Thrones Actor’s Complaint

Oct 22, 2014 By Abraham 1

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, or — more simply — Thor is one of the world’s strongest men.

At 6 feet, 9 inches tall, it’s not surprising that he was a professional basketball player in his home country of Iceland. Unfortunately, a knee injury ruined these aspirations, but it did not stop him from winning Iceland’s strongest man competition in 2011 or placing 2nd in the worldwide competition this year.

The Mountain

However, despite these accomplishments, if you’ve heard of him or if you recognize him, it’s probably because of his role in HBO’s Game of Thrones as Gregor Clegane. As it happens and for obvious reasons, this character’s nickname is “The Mountain.”

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Supercut of Robert Downey Jr.’s Greatest Movie Moments

Oct 18, 2014 By Joey White 0

To celebrate the release of Robert Downey Jr.’s latest movie, The Judge, Tastefully Offensive put together a compilation of the greatest moments in the legendary actor’s career.

From his very first part as a 5-year-old in Pound (he played a puppy) to his iconic role in the Iron Man series, here are some of the Robert Downey Jr.’s greatest moments…

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Little “Jedi” Shocks Disneyland Crowd When She Dramatically Joins the Dark Side

Oct 15, 2014 By Abraham 0

When little Sariah was on vacation with her family a few years ago, she was invited on stage at Disneyland to join “Jedi School.” But she had a secret.

There, before hundreds of onlookers, she went public with her commitment to follow Darth Vader. And she did so with the perfect blend of drama and subtlety…

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