Interview with Peter Dinklage

Reproduced from The New York Times website March 2012.   In January, the actor Peter Dinklage surprised himself during his own Golden Globe acceptance speech. Dinklage had won the award for best supporting actor in a TV series for his portrayal of the complex, sharp-tongued Tyrion Lannister, who’s the closest thing to a hero in HBO’s… Read More

Interview with Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen)

Interview reproduced from The New York Times website July 2015. How are you now you’ve finished filming? How are you feeling about the cult that now surrounds “Game of Thrones? I’m fine thank you! I know this sounds silly after six years, but I’m just kind of absorbing the cultural footprint the show seems to be… Read More

Game of Thrones Trivia

The 1400s’ War of the Roses inspired the storyline’s largest plot device: the fight over proper succession. Charles Dance, the actor who plays Tywin Lannister, found out he would die from a fan. The wall was influenced by the famous Hadrian’s Wall in the United Kingdom. Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) has “pure disdain” for lemon… Read More

Game of Thrones Facts

Over 150 babies were named “Khaleesi” in 2012. Since the success of the show “Arya” is the fastest-growing baby name in the United States. Gwendoline Christie, the actress who plays the character Brienne, doesn’t know her birthday. Emilia Clarke, who plays the captivating Daenerys on the show, does not actually dye her hair blonde. She… Read More