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Me again, talking.

Here's an inteview from the San Diego Comicon, done by the guys at Nerdist:


Be warned, it's mostly about stuff OTHER than GAME OF THRONES / SONG OF ICE AND FIRE. 


Jul. 29th, 2013 08:40 pm (UTC)
Someday, someone will interview you
And it'll be about old TV shows ("Twin Peaks: genius, or insane?"), Jack Vance, and why the pizza belt is the only place to get pizza. Personally I'd throw in a few questions about Haviland Tuf and why you think Pat Rothfuss's books are so good, too.

You know, basically have fun.
Jul. 29th, 2013 08:51 pm (UTC)
People seem to have figured this out.
Roger Ashton-Griffiths?
Azad Injejikian
Jul. 29th, 2013 09:27 pm (UTC)
One of my favorite interviews! Great job by the Nerdist crew
Jul. 29th, 2013 11:36 pm (UTC)
Are there any spoilers in this interview? I'm going through your older books one by one I've only just done "Dying of the Light" ("Windhaven" tonight). Should I be warned about "Fevre Dream" or "Armageddon Rag" spoilers, or "Song for Lya", etc?
Jul. 30th, 2013 12:02 am (UTC)
You know, its kinda hard to imagine just how high the quality of the story and roleplaying was in a group of consisting solely of writers. Do you still play Superworld when you have the time? Or any other roleplaying game for that matter?
Jul. 30th, 2013 04:39 pm (UTC)
Do you count Wild Cards?
Parris once bitched about an entire Thanksgiving dinner drying out in the kitchen while the party round the table plotted the next six volumes . . .
Aug. 1st, 2013 03:24 pm (UTC)
That's gaming for you.
Aug. 5th, 2013 10:55 am (UTC)
worst scene
That is why i am always prepare for the worst. I noticed it came always in the end of the episode.
Jul. 30th, 2013 02:12 am (UTC)
Supremely interesting
I loved hearing about all the non-GOT/ASoIaF stuff. Gotta love that Chris really knows his stuff... except that one moment when you schooled him (though, he zigged out of that perfectly).
Bobby Cameron
Jul. 30th, 2013 09:44 pm (UTC)
Great interview. I really like Chris Hardwick and I'm glad he asked questions that were different than the usual...."Are you writing quickly?" "Who is Jon Snow's mother" blah blah blah. Very refreshing and thanks George for all that you have done.
Jul. 31st, 2013 02:36 am (UTC)
I have read most of them and got a lot from them. To me, you are doing the great work. Carry on this. work at home In the end, I would like to thank you for making such a nice website.
Azad Injejikian
Jul. 31st, 2013 07:23 pm (UTC)
interesting comment...
At the 1:03:00 mark, George kind says that he's told Dan and Dave ideas he had for the books that he'd discarded which reminds me of something interesting i read in the original AFFC synopsis on Amazon back in 2002. Yara/Asha going after Theon in the TV series may have been one of these?:

AFFC 2002:

"The action in Book Four of A Song of Ice and Fire begins the day after the end of A STORM OF SWORDS. While the remaining northern lords war endlessly with each other and the ironmen of the isles attack the Dreadfort, Sansa becomes a skilled player in the game of thrones with Littlefinger as her mentor, Arya a skilled assassin, and Bran a magician and shapeshifter of great power. All seek to gain revenge for the death of their parents and Robb Stark, whose head was cut off and replaced with the head of his direwolf.

Valar morghulis. All men must die, and wolves, too. Danerys trains her growing dragons and learns from Barristan the secrets of her father, her brother Rhaegar, and other matters that will culminate at Starfell. And Jon Snow is the nine-hundredth-and-ninety-eighth lord commander of the Night's Watch. The Wall is his. The night is dark, and he has King Stannis to face. The cold wind is rising, and still there are inhuman powers gathering in the north."

***ironmen of the isles attack the Dreadfort***
Jul. 31st, 2013 07:38 pm (UTC)
Re: interesting comment...
I have nothing to do with those plot synopses on Amazon and like places. Have no idea who makes this stuff up, or what they base it on.
Aug. 7th, 2013 08:16 am (UTC)
Re: interesting comment...
Don't want to waste any more of your precious time, so just a quick question:

Which is your fav chess set of all time ?
Aug. 7th, 2013 05:07 pm (UTC)
Re: interesting comment...
Like all tournament players, I prefer the classic Staunton design.

Ornamental chess sets are cool as objects d'art, but suck for actually playing games.
Aug. 8th, 2013 04:33 am (UTC)
Re: interesting comment...
Classical Staunton guy then ? :)

I bet you still play in your head from time to time ;)


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