Yeah… I know this is late. So sue me. I’ve got Ozlings to feed. Fourteen and a half minutes of dragon-coated bliss. I will admit I was merely just expecting clips from the 1st pre-released trailer with maybe a couple of yet-unseen bonus clips. But what we got was a feast worthy of a post from your resident viewer-only. Let’s get into it… I like disclaimers, so here is the featurette version… proceed with caution: I have NOT delved into any comments to get some inside scoop on all of the unknowns delivered in this epic season teaser. I was so elated by it that I did lurk into the comment section of the featurette post itself only to voice my excitement and to gauge interest in an Unsullied write up. I quickly exited stage left. That being said, I will definitely get some characters, locations, and ideas completely wrong (as well as the proper spelling of). The point of this fine post is to try to give the Sullied an idea of what some […]
Scientists have started to study how dogs take emotional cues from human voices. According to the head researcher: "We’d put an experienced dog up in the scanner, and he’d be up there sitting still. Then we’d bring into the room a less experienced dog. And he’d get so jealous! He just wanted to be on the scanner bed like the other dog. It became the place of happiness."
Photos Courtesy of Borbala Ferenczy and Eniko Kubinyi
Diagram adapted from “Voice-Sensitive Regions in the Dog and Human Brain Are Revealed by Comparative fMRI" by Attila Andics et al.
Costume Designer Michele Clapton recently spoke with Vanity Fair about the glamorous fashion of Westeros. In this new interview Clapton explains that her experience in modern design has helped in creating the many intricate looks for Game of Thrones. Clapton also goes into detail about one of the most anticipated costumes for Season 4, Margaery’s wedding gown, and recounts that one dress in Season 2 that raised a few eyebrows. On where she looks for inspiration and how she approaches the many families of Westeros: “I look at contemporary fashion and art, it’s a two way street. I sometimes see each city as [a] collection. I used to work in fashion many years ago. I’m glad I don’t now, but it is, of course, an influence still.” On Margaery’s Season 4 wedding gown: “I’m pretty pleased with Margaery’s dress … it took weeks … months even, with all the roses and embroidery, and the bias cut was hard to achieve with the cutaway elements that are […]