Game of Thrones Tried to Feature Actual Incest

Gabrielle Bluestone · 05/14/14 07:54PM

Incest is pretty integral to the plot of Game of Thrones, but the brother-sister relations have always been fictional—a fact that's apparently a big disappointment for the producers of the show.

The Best Reason to Visit Reddit Is No More

Adrian Chen · 08/25/11 04:51PM

We often give popular link-sharing site Reddit a hard time for being a hive of pale overexcitable nerds, but there is one reliably interesting section of the site: Ask Me Anything, where the famous and unknown alike take questions from random commenters. Unfortunately it was just shut down.

David Mamet's Critic Death Wish Has Nothing on His Love For Dog's Cremains

STV · 04/22/08 05:30PM

David Mamet is making fantastic time in his macho, myopic trot toward senility, first with his sloppy jeremiad against "brain-dead liberals" in a March issue of the Village Voice, and now in the new issue of Vanity Fair. In the magazine's traditional issue-ending Proust Questionnaire, the playwright / screenwriter / director brings his terse, complete sentences to bear on subjects from... well, Mamet can speak for himself: