Topic: George R. R. Martin

A Game of Memes: A Guide to ‘Game of Thrones’-Inspired Memes

A Game of Memes: A Guide to 'Game of Thrones'-Inspired Memes

As is the case with any good pop culture phenomenon, HBO’s series Game of Thrones has spawned not only a huge fan following, but perhaps more importantly, a ton of everyone’s favorite procrastination tool: Memes. We here at Crushable HQ have shared a few of our favorites over recent weeks, but you know what? There’s just so many glorious Game of Thrones memes out there that we’ve decided to round up the best of the best for your reading and procrastinating pleasure. In the Game of Memes, you win or… well, you really just win. Let’s begin with:

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‘Game of Thrones’ Aftermath: Why Characters You Love Need to Die

'Game of Thrones' Aftermath: Why Characters You Love Need to Die

Game of Thrones, HBO’s fantastic television adaptation of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin, finished up its first season last Sunday, and boy, was it a doozy. The last couple of episodes were all doozies, come to think of it; if there’s one thing you don’t generally expect when it comes to television shows, it’s that so many main characters end up dying. Naturally, there were some pretty violent reactions to some of these deaths– one in particular– and yes, I see where you’re all coming from. Here’s the thing, though: Sometimes characters, even the ones you love, need to die. And here’s why.

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Snap This: In the Game of Thrones, You Win or You Muppet

Snap This: In the Game of Thrones, You Win or You Muppet

We’ve already seen a Game of Thrones/The Room crossover, so I can’t help but wonder what other magnificent crossovers might be in the HBO epic’s near future. Case in point: Buffalo Speedway artist Yehudi Mercado’s Game of Thrones of Muppets. Naturally, as the noblest Muppet around, Kermit the Frog takes on the role of Ned Stark. There are only four images in the series at present, but more are to come. I don’t know about you guys, but I kind of want to see Rizzo the Rat as Joffrey. Check out who Mercado cast as Cersei Lannister, Robert Baratheon, and Khal Drogo after the jump! More »