Remember earlier this week when I posted that awesome violin rendition of the Game of Thrones them? And remember back in May when I posted the metal version? Well, someone combined them, and the resulting Game of Thrones cover is doubly awesome. Thanks to Joi the Artist for the tip. And in case you’re sick of GoT covers but still want something GoT releated, you’d do well to check out this incredibly awesome, super hi-res map of Westeros, full of house sigils and spoiilers. It is likewise doubly awesome.
Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.