George R.R. Martin Sets the Record Straight: "Boobies, Not Weenies"

Jay Hathaway · 07/28/14 04:10PM

George R.R. Martin claims he hasn't seen the episodes of South Park he appeared in last winter, but he's heard his character is "obsessed about weenies," and he wants to make one thing very clear: Weenies are fine, but it's boobies he's truly obsessed with.

George R.R. Martin Is Really Getting Into the Character of Daenerys

Jay Hathaway · 07/25/14 09:05AM

Before you complain that George R.R. Martin is living it up at Comic-Con this weekend instead of finishing the Winds of fucking Winter already, consider that he's just doing some important character research. To understand Daenerys Targaryen, he must become Daenerys Targaryen.

George R.R. Martin: Fuck You If You Think I Won't Finish the Series

Jay Hathaway · 07/09/14 08:30AM

George R.R. Martin, the 65-year-old author of A Song of Ice and Fire, isn't exactly the fastest writer, much to the chagrin of fans who've gotten used to waiting years for their next fix. And then there's the nightmare scenario: What if GRRM dies before he completes the seventh book?

Watch the Latest "Gay of Thrones" for the George R.R. Martin Cameo

Jay Hathaway · 06/19/14 10:27AM

"Gay of Thrones," Funny or Die's Game of Thrones recap series starring a gay hairstylist with encyclopedic pop culture knowledge, scored the mother of all cameo appearances this week: George R.R. Martin, who plays himself playing the grandfather from The Princess Bride.

George R.R. Martin Threw Out the First Pitch at a Game of Baseball

Jay Hathaway · 06/16/14 09:55AM

George R.R. Martin, the man who ripped out your heart in his Song of Ice and Fire series and then made you eat the pieces on HBO's Game of Thrones, just went on casually enjoying his life while more of his characters died over the weekend.

George R.R. Martin Is Still Writing A Song of Ice and Fire in DOS

Jay Hathaway · 05/14/14 09:38AM

George R.R. Martin, the man the world is counting on to bring Game of Thrones to a satisfying conclusion where Tyrion and Daenerys rule Westeros side-by-side (with Ser Pounce the cat as Hand), still writes on a DOS machine with Wordstar 4.0 (released in 1985!).

George R.R. Martin Stops by SNL's Weekend Update Desk

Kelly Conaboy · 04/06/14 08:15AM

The fourth season of Game of Thrones premieres tonight on HBO. (Have you heard of that show? People like it!) Ahead of the event, GOT author George R.R. Martin stopped by the Weekend Update desk at Saturday Night Live to discuss what has been keeping him from continuing the series.

There Will Always Be True Blood

Richard Lawson · 08/11/11 04:57PM

Your favorite blood bath will continue on into the new year. Also today: Bobby Cannavale goes to the hospital, Jane Kaczmarek gets a gig, and Roseanne Barr might be coming back.