Not really though...the star from HBO's "Game of Thrones" had an opportunity to meet the adorably unhappy cat and decided to play along with his grouchy selfie companion.
UPDATE: We've learned this fantastically grumpy picture is a photoshopped fake. Either way, the resemblance is pretty uncanny. Well done, internets!
Dave Goldblatt, a Facebook employee from San Francisco, California is one of two people who donated $20,000 to George RR Martin's Prizeo campaign benefiting a wolf sanctuary in New Mexico. Speaking to ABC News, Goldblatt said "I'm just lucky enough to be in a position to do this. Obviously, the money is going to charity, so it's an added bonus. I didn't immediately seek to help wolf sanctuaries, but the more I read about the charities, I learned it was a worthwhile cause." Goldblatt has chosen to be Valaryian, because he thinks they're cool and hopes to see more of them in the series.
The quotation marks you see here are because this isn't the first time that George R.R. Martin has "joined" twitter. There are literal dozens of parody accounts and false quotes attributed to everyone's favorite character-killer, and none of them have proven to be real so far. So, until that "verified" button shows up next to George's name up there, don't get too excited.
That being said, that does look an awful lot like something Martin would tweet, eh?
If you donate $20,000 to his Wild Wolf Sanctuary and Food Depot campaign, George RR Martin will write you into a book (and kill you off). There are plenty of other more reasonable rewards, too. Any donation you make will enter you into a drawing to spend the day with the author, touring his wolf sanctuary. Check it out here!
Arya and the Hound walk into a bar. There were no survivors.
Not only did the premiere of season 4 produce content ripe for meme-ification, it broke the viewership record for the series with 6.60 million people tuning in. Combine that with encore ratings, and the viewers reached 8.2 million.
An English village named Kings Langsley plans to change its name to Kings Landing - the name of the main fictional city in HBO's popular series, Game of Thrones. The change will occur for the first week of the show's season 3 DVD release.
The planned change came to fruition when one of the show's producers heard Kings Langsley was a stop along the route of a train he was on. After talking with village officials about the possibility of them temporarily changing the area's name starting February 17th, they agreed with the hope that local business owners will get on board to encourage a growth in tourism.
With more than 4.2 million downloads per episode, Game of Thrones was the most pirated television show of 2012. However, less than 24 hours after the HBO epic fantasy show's third season premiere, TorrentFreak reported the episode had already been downloaded more than a million times, with one torrent