29 Oct 2014 09:38 PM EST
George R.R. Martin doesn't know his 'Game of Thrones' trivia
Clearly, George R.R. Martin does not know his Game of Thrones characters. The author stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers on Tuesday to talk about the upcoming season of the show and was quizzed on A Song of Ice and Fire trivia by Meyers and Amy Poehler. As it turns out, Ygritte didn't say, "You know nothing, Jon Snow." That was the Winterfell math tutor, Mrs. Puddlefinch. Read the books, people. Martin also offered a few of thoughts on how he would improve the design of HBO's Iron Throne. As Meyers noted in the interview, Martin's is "a lot more kickass."
Slipknot Tops Billboard Album Chart As Swift Eyes Big Debut
Slipknot tops Billboard album chart as Swift eyes big debut Heavy metal rockers Slipknot took the lead on the weekly U.S. Billboard chart on Wednesday, a week ahead of Taylor Swift's projected year's biggest album opening. "5: The Gray Chapter," the second chart-topping record for Iowa-based Slipknot, sold 132,000 copies in its first week according... Read more
Nicki Minaj Sets The Record Straight On Drake And Lil Wayne Hookup Rumors In New Single "Only"
Nicki Minaj didn't waste any time denying that she ever hooked up with Drake or Lil Wayne in her new track. The YMCMB rapper, who has been in the center of rumors that she's done the dirty with her label mates, released her latest single "Only" today, and right off the bat Nicki raps, "Yo, I never f--ked Wayne/ I never f--ked Drake/ On my life, man/... Read more
Billy Joel Explains Why He Hasn't Recorded Any New Albums
-by Laura Tucker, Staff Writer; Image: Billy Joel (Image Source: David Shankbone via Wikimedia Commons) As much of a beloved entertainer as Billy Joel is, it's hard to believe he hasn't released a new album since 1993. He's still performing sold out shows every month—he's just not releasing new music. He explained recently in a 10,000-word profile... Read more
Birdman Talks "Rich Gang 2" And The Tyga And Drake Situation With Funkmaster Flex
Birdman, Rich Homie Quan, and Young Thug dropped by the Hot 97 studio Monday night for a quick interview with Funkmaster Flex. During the conversation, Birdman confirmed that the Rich Gang 2 album is indeed on the way and will be available for purchase on November 24. Interestingly enough, this was the original date for Nicki Minaj's The Pinkprint album... Read more
Wonderful Westeros: Images From Instant Bestseller 'A World Of Ice And Fire'
Game of Thrones scribe George R.R. Martin, known to millions of fans as GRRM, publishes his first new Westeros-based book since 2011's Dance with Dragons Tuesday. Unfortunately, it's not Winds of Winter, the next in the Song of Ice and Fire series, but it is the best-looking alternative. Stuffed with rich images and essays on the history of Westeros,... Read more
- by Jorge Vargas, Editor; Image: Dr. Craig Spencer fell ill last week with Ebola in New York (Image source: LinkedIn) Ebola is not a joke. Mr. Obama, however, is certainly taking it as one by letting...More
Time Warner Inc. ’s HBO is exploring various routes to offer consumers a stand-alone streaming video service, including as an add-on to broadband packages or through technology partners such...More