Warning: First of all, this video has a spoiler for the end of Game of Thrones season 1, if this is somehow the first time you’ve accessed the internet since the final episode last year. Warning 2: Although this video is titled “How Game of Thrones Season 1 Should Have Ended,” it’s not in fact how Game of Thrones season 1 should have ended. It is, however, a depiction of a reasonably satisfying alternative to how it ended, because it centers around people hurting King Joffrey, and that’s fucking entertainment. Enjoy. (Via Geeks Are Sexy)
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.