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Actress: Sansa Should Be a Lesbian

Sophie Turner - Sansa Stark

Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner says her long suffering character, Sansa Stark, has had such bad luck with men she should become a lesbian! Always the social climber, Sansa should hook up with royalty, the actress said. “In the GoT universe, I think she’s going to have to swing the other way – because the men thing isn’t working for her,” Turner told Entertainment Weekly. “Judging by Sansa’s relationship with Margaery … probably Margaery.” While Sansa’s love life has been downright treacherous – first engaged to brutal Prince Joffrey before his ascension to the throne, forced into a loveless … Read more

Slate Writer Uses Freedom of Information Act to Request Advance Game of Thrones Copy

Game of Thrones

From Slate columnist Vanessa Golembewski: At a premiere event earlier this week in Hollywood, Game of Thrones showrunner Dan Weiss revealed that President Obama is the only person outside of HBO who will see advance screenings of new episodes. That means those who traditionally view them — mainly journalists, industry folk, and the occasional fan group — have no choice but to wait. Why did Obama get these highly coveted assets? “He’s the leader of the free world,” Weiss told the crowd. “When the commander-in-chief says, ‘I want to see advanced episodes,’ what are you gonna do?” So, Weiss gave … Read more

Why No Gay Sex in Game of Thrones Books?

I understand that most people watch the HBO series “Game Of Thrones” for its copious and brutal acts of violence and for its regular bouts of carnal exercise. It’s noticeable, however, that this carnal exercise has explicitly been of the heterosexual variety in George R.R. Martin’s books, though that’s not the case on the TV show adapted from the novels. Why might this be?… “Frankly, it is the way I prefer to write fiction because that is the way all of us experience life. You’re seeing me from your viewpoint, you’re not seeing what someone over here is seeing,” Martin … Read more