GAME OF THRONES

House of the Dragon Episode 1 Review: The Heirs of the Dragon

House of the Dragon is the latest installment in the Game of Thrones universe. It tells the tale of some Targaryens that lived two hundred years before Daenerys Targaryen was ever born. GOT fans had reasons to be skeptical about this new HBO original series (since the season finale of…

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Game of Thrones Sequel Series Will Focus on Jon Snow

“You know nothing, Jon Snow,” is the consistent refrain and joke from Game of Thrones. Apparently, we are the ones who know nothing, however, as Jon Snow is the one who’s winning. The character will be the focus of a sequel series for Game of Thrones. That news comes from…

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Game of Thrones Recap – Season 6 Premiere: castle back to black

"I don't know about the flames..."

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Game of Thrones Recap – Season 6 Episode 2: Home

The next time I have an idea like that... punch me in the face.

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Game of Thrones Recap – Season 6 Episode 7: The Broken Man

Wherein Yara gets down, Jon goes door to door and Arya gets dicey.

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Game of Thrones Recap – Season 6 Episode 8: No One

That's the worst joke I've ever heard.

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Game of Thrones Recap – Season 6 Episode 9: Battle of the Bastards

In one of the strongest episodes of the current season, Jon gets dirty, Dany gets serious and Sansa gets hers.

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Game of Thrones Recap – Season 6 Finale: Winds of Winter

"Yet, here I am. I believe in you."

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Fanbyte Week in Review 5/24/19

We’ve posted the pilotyest pilot we could pilot with Fanbyte Week in Review. We wanted a video show to wrap up the events of the week and here it is! Join EIC John Warren, Content Editor Dillon Skiffington, Social Media Specialist Niki Grayson, and Senior Video Producer Ryan Stevens as they…

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Wait, Wait, When Did We Establish Bran Couldn’t Fuck?

The series finale of Game of Thrones, “The Iron Throne,” was a great destination in search of a clear path. Overall, I enjoyed it, though. One big thing that stood out to me among Drogon understanding Hemmingway-level symbolism and the entire internet thinking a CG dragon behind a lady was the…

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3 Things to Do on Sunday Now That Game of Thrones Is Over

Game of Thrones is over. Long live Game of Thrones! I guess. I never watched it. But! I know a lot of people who watched all of it, and who now have a throne-shaped void in their Sundays. As  The Shawshank Redemption taught us, knowing what to do with yourself…

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Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 6 Recap: “The Iron Throne”

“Love is the death of duty,” says Jon Snow, quoting the late maester Aemon, another Targaryen who chose servitude over the throne. “Sometimes duty is the death of love,” the imprisoned Tyrion replies. He’s trying to convince the stalwart Northerner to murder the woman he loves, to do as Jaime…

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REVIEWS

How to Cook a Game of Thrones Finale Feast

Photography by Elizabeth Szypulski The idea of preparing a feast for the Game of Thrones finale may seem odd at first. After all, you’re likely to either throw food at the screen in abject horror, choke on it in a furious rage, or upchuck it all in an Exorcist-worthy spew at…

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Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 5 Recap: “The Bells”

“Do you want to be like me?” asks a man who will be dead in minutes, burned alive in his brother’s arms. His expression, forever twisted by the melted-wax burn scars that cover half his face, is tender, almost fatherly. It might be the calmest we’ve ever seen Sandor “The…

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Fanwidth Special: Thanks for the Momedge

Hey folks! John here. We’ve had some discussions amongst the staff about experimenting with some podcast formats. One of our in-podcast discussions that led to this was all the way back in Episode 4, where we discussed our parental figure influences on our media consumption and taste. I loved the…

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Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 4 Recap: “The Last of the Starks”

Since its first moments, Game of Thrones has been a show about the nastiest depths of human pettiness, the worst failures of those who lead lives circumscribed by duty. It’s a show about the ways in which the personal lives of the powerful crush and reshape the world around them, a…

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Best of Fanbyte April 2019

Today marks the end of April and, conveniently (unbelievably), Fanbyte’s six-month anniversary of existence. That, frankly, is incredible. We’re done a lot in our short time here and more and more it’s getting harder to choose a small percentage of our pieces to feature here. But alas, I have a…

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