Night gathers in ‘Game of Thrones’ season six premiere (A spoiler-free review!)

Season six of HBO’s smash hit series “Game of Thrones” (2011 – present) premiered on April 24 and opened with a recap of the previous season’s seminal moments. The recap makes for a harrowing montage, reminding the viewer of all the murder, rapes, battles and religious fanaticism that defined the last season, and drawing them back […]

V. E. Schwab

I’ve read a lot of fantasy over the years, from the time that I was a little girl devouring the works of Diana Wynne Jones to my current complicated relationship with “A Song of Ice and Fire” (1996 – present) from George R. R. Martin (yes, I’m still waiting for “The Winds of Winter”). As […]

HBO teases ‘Game of Thrones’ season six – The Daily’s predictions for what’s to come

Writer’s note: Warning! Spoilers for “Game of Thrones” season five to follow. HBO released a slew of new images last week from the upcoming sixth season of “Game of Thrones” (2011–present), just before a teaser for the new season leaked on Sunday, with anticipation now at a fever pitch ahead of the show’s April premiere. “Game of Thrones” […]

‘Game of Thrones’ season 5 to diverge from plot of books

Fans of Westeros rejoice: Popular HBO television show “Game of Thrones” (2011-present) is returning in just a few short weeks. The fifth season of the series, which is based on the fantasy novels of the same name by George R.R. Martin, will premiere on April 12. Devotees of the books should take note, however, because […]