Audiences still haven't stopped buzzing about last week's Game of Thrones, which inspired Vine posts, comedy sketches and Twitter trends. The finale will air on Sunday, and fans are eagerly speculating about what the episode will hold
In honor of three seasons of plot twists, unexpected beheadings and epic slaps, we rounded up the top 20 Game of Thrones moments so far. Count down with us as we look back at everything that led up to season three's conclusion
Warning: spoilers and some NSFW content ahead.
20. Jon Snow Kills Qhorin Halfhand
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Acting on his orders as a brother of the Night's Watch, Jon Snow killed his mentor in order to gain the trust of the Wildings. Read more...
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WARNING: Do not read any further if you have not seen Sunday night's episode of Game of Thrones, "The Rains of Castamere." In fact, don't go on the Internet at all. And maybe avoid contact with every other human.
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Last night, the tragedy that many Game of Thrones fans knew was coming — either from books or from a serious barrage of online spoilers — finally took place. Even the unspoiled had likely heard whispers of last night's doomed "Red Wedding."
Fans of both the books and the show watched in horror as Ned Stark's eldest son and King of the North was betrayed by Walder Frey and Stark bannerman Roose Bolton. Robb's mother Catelyn suffered a gruesome throat-slashing. Robb's pregnant wife Talisa was brutally stabbed. Even Robb's direwolf Grey Wind was shot down in a pen — not to mention the hundreds of Stark soldiers who were killed as they celebrated the wedding outside Read more...
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Game of Thrones fans let out a collective gasp over a major plot line shocker revealed Sunday night
While TV viewers had to scoop their jaws off their floors after the episode aired, real nerds — the ones who read the book series, A Song of Ice and Fire — were all, "Pfft, totally knew that was coming."
In this comic, John Kovalic of Dork Tower illustrates the difference between regular Game of Thrones nerds and alpha GoT nerds
Comic illustration by John Kovalic, Dork Tower. Published with permission; all rights reserved. Read more...
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The first promo for Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the ABC television show about the comic-book universe's espionage and law-enforcement agency, has surfaced online.
The 30-second spot highlights Clark Gregg reprising his role as Agent Phil Coulson from Marvel's feature films, including Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor and The Avengers (in which he dies)According to the show's official site, Coulson assembles a small, highly trained team of agents to "tackle the cases that haven't been classified yet — the new strange and the unknown."
Members of S.H.I.E.LD., or Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division, include: Agent Grant Ward (Brett Dalton), Agent Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen), Agent Leo Fitz (Iain De Caestecker) and Agent Jemma Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge). Read more...
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New video spots and posters for Man of Steel, Warner Bros.' reboot of the Superman film series, have surfaced online
The 40-second promo, above, features Superman (played by Henry Cavill), his father Jor-El (Russell Crowe) and Lois Lane (Amy Adams) in various dramatic scenes from the movie, while Jor-El speaks — apparently giving advice to his son — in a voiceover
Entitled "Soldier of Steel," the following spot is actually an ad for the National Guard, and splices Man of Steel clips with footage of citizen soldiers with the reserve military force. The minute-long video says that there is a parallel between Superman and members of the National Guard Read more...
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NBC is delivering additional content related to the popular weight-loss show ‘The Biggest Loser’ on Pinterest.
The show has launched a boards where producers are sharing more information about the exercise and nutritional tips seen on the show. The account also features before-and-after photographs of previous contestants.
The reality show has already gained more than 32,000 followers on Pinterest.
The partnership with Pinterest shows NBC’s social media savvy. Of the social networks, Pinterest has a user base in which rural, middle class women are most heavily represented. It also describes itself as a place where people can share their aspirations.
“People watch ‘The Biggest Loser’ to get inspired and that’s the same reason they come to Pinterest, making the show a perfect place for us to start,” said Barry Schnitt, Pinterest’s head of communications, in a statement.
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