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Trump Vows To Release JFK Files; Your Move, George R. R. Martin

<b>President Donald Trump</b> vowed on Twitter today to finally release the remaining classified documents pertaining to the assassination of <b>President John</b> …

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Football fashion: Syracuse reminds us that 'Winter is coming'

Is Jon Snow the prince who was promised?<p>It's the question puzzling "Game of Thrones" fans as they wait for the next book in George R. R. Martin's …

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Kit Harington Rehearsed the Ending of Game of Thrones, and It Brought Him to Tears

Jon Snow knows... <i>everything</i>. Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, has confirmed that he and the cast have done a table read of the series finale, and that it moved him to tears.<p>“We had a read through last week in fact, so I know everything now... I cried at the end. You have to …

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Game Of Thrones Season 8 Script Made Jon Snow Cry

We hope you’re proud of yourself, <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 8 script; you made poor Jon Snow actor <b>Kit Harrington</b> Cry!<p>Harrington revealed the sad news to</b> …

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Oklahoma survives a Bill Snyder UPSET ALERT, and the Sooners Playoff hopes are still intact

Kansas State came to play, but the Sooners pulled the game out.<p>The Kansas State Wildcats had No. 9 Oklahoma right where they wanted them, and we don’t mean the fact that K-State led 21-7 in the second quarter, after a trio of touchdown drives that were all at least 69 yards long. We mean in …

College Football

The Good Place: 8 pop culture impossibilities easier than teaching Michael

Chidi is doing his best to help Michael learn a thing or two about what it means to be human on <i>The Good Place</i>, but we’re pretty sure these eight …

Pop Culture

Events In Scottish History That Inspired Game Of Thrones

The Black Dinner<p>The north remembers. The same is true for any Game Of Thrones fan when they hear the words ‘Red Wedding’. The heartbreaking betrayal …

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A U of I innovation center could anchor a massive new South Loop development

A portion of 62 acres of riverfront property in the South Loop could soon host the University of Illinois Discovery Partners Institute, a …

Chicago

Five GoT spin-offs in the works

“It’s a fantastic group of writers and talent, most of whom have lived inside the Thrones ecosystem so are very, very familiar with its intricacies,” …

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Game Of Thrones CEO teases five prequel spin offs giving fans hope for when show finally ends

Game Of Thrones bosses have teased a series of prequels which are slated to run when the show’s final, eighth, season ends.<p>Series eight of GoT isn’t …

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Lincoln Riley is 44 years younger than Bill Snyder. Here are some things as old as the difference between the 2 head coaches.

It’s the FBS’ youngest head coach vs. its oldest.<p>This is a timeline of related events:<p>Oct. 17, 1939: Bill Snyder is born.<br>• Oct. 18, 1939-Sept. 4, 1983: Nearly 44 years elapse.<br>• Sept. 5, 1983: Lincoln Riley is born.<br>• Oct. 21, 2017: Riley coaches against Snyder in a Big 12 football game.<p>Riley is in his …

College & University

Character Deaths: Shakespeare vs. Modern Fantasy and Science Fiction

This is a guest post from Melissa Caruso. Melissa Caruso is the author of <i>The Tethered Mage</i> (10/24/2017 from Orbit Books), first in the Swords & Fire …

Popular Fiction

Viking Therapeutics: What Direction Now For This ~$2.50 Biotech 'Busted IPO'?

Today we look at Viking Therapeutics, a small biotech concern selling for 25 cents on the dollar to its debut price in early 2015.<p>However the company …

Business

Chapter Length Matters. Here's Why

Stop us if you’ve experienced this before: the clock strikes 8pm and you realize that you really need to pick up your drycleaning. But you’re right …

Writing

‘The Winds of Winter’ Arriving Before ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 8? George R.R. Martin Makes A New Promise

George R.R. Martin confirmed in 2011 that <i>The Winds of Winter</i> would be released next after the <i>A Dance With Dragons</i> novel. However, the renowned author …

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George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forum

SANTA FE, N.M. — Author and film producer George R. R. Martin waded into the politics of movie-industry tax breaks on Thursday while endorsing a …

Santa Fe

Uber and Lyft rides could get more expensive if Mayor Emanuel’s budget passes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel outlined his proposed 2018 spending plan at City Hall this morning, focusing on the ways in which funds will be used to modernize …

Uber

Liam Cunningham discusses Game of Thrones secrets and Easter Eggs

On a show as dense as Game of Thrones, there are Easter Eggs are all over the place. In an interview with HuffPost regarding his latest project, …

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A ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 8 Casting Notice Debunks A Popular Fan Theory

In the <i>Game of Thrones</i> season seven finale, Cersei Lannister tells her dumbstruck brother-lover Jaime that Euron Greyjoy, who made a big huff about not wanting anything to do with the White Walkers in their big meeting with Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen, hasn’t abandoned her cause. In fact, he’s …

TV Series

21 Lazyish Halloween Costumes For Anyone Who's Always Cold

Be cool. Stay cozy.<p><i>Some answers have been lightly edited for length or clarity. Some costumes were not submitted by Community members.</i>

Halloween

‘Game of Thrones’ Is Assembling the Golden Company

Despite the fact that <i>Game of Thrones</i> has one shortened season left and is shedding plotlines as quickly as Jon Snow travels across Westeros, the …

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Report: Game of Thrones' Final Season Adds Into the Badlands Actor

When <i>Game of Thrones</i> fulfills Cersei’s request for an army in Season 8, it’ll be led by face familiar to <i>Into the Badlands</i> fans, a new report …

TV Series

Latest Game of Thrones casting news may have just axed this fan theory

Oh, obscure fan theories, how we love you. We laughed in delight when we heard Jar Jar was actually a Sith Lord, and we loved it when we learned that …

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Kit Harington is happy Games of Thrones is ending

Kit Harington is glad 'Game of Thrones' is coming to an end because he's ready to explore other projects.<p>The 30-year-old actor has played Jon Snow in …

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Game of Thrones is Ending ‘At the Right Time’

<b>Game of Thrones</b> actor Kit Harington thinks the series is coming to an end at the perfect time for everyone involved. David Benioff and D.B. Weiss had …

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A Pipeworks brewpub may be coming to Logan Square

Pipeworks has been brewing beer in Logan Square at a blistering pace since it was founded in 2012, opening a bottle shop last year in its production …

HBO calls Game of Thrones prequel scripts an ‘embarrassment of riches'

HBO’s top boss is sounding bullish on those <i>Game of Thrones</i> prequel scripts.<p>While appearing at the entertainment trade show Mipcom in Cannes, HBO …

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Game of Thrones actor dies: Set world record for narrating the show's audiobooks

British actor Roy Dotrice has died at the age of 94.<p>Dotrice was known to <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans for his brief role as Wisdom Hallyne the pyromancer in …

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My 5 Favorite Named Swords From Fantasy Novels

The sword that Brooks is best known for is the Sword of Shannara from his debut novel. But my favorite sword in the series is the Sword of Leah, a …

Culture

George R.R. Martin won’t work on any more anthologies until he finishes A Song of Ice and Fire

Last week, The Book of Swords was released into bookstores both real and digital. Edited by Gardner Dozois, a long-time collaborator of George R.R. …

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