Game Of Thrones Episode Breaks Record, With 193K BitTorrent Users Sharing Single File At Same Time

Game Of Thrones Episode Breaks Record, With 193K BitTorrent Users Sharing Single File At Same Time

The new season of HBO’s Game of Thrones is doing well in the TV ratings for the premium network, but it’s also gaining popularity with pirates who don’t feel like subscribing to the channel (or whichever premium stations air the show in other parts of the world) or waiting until it’s available to buy or rent legally. In fact, the most recent episode of the series has shattered a record for the number of people simultaneously sharing a single file via BitTorrent. [More]

See that face? That's the same one I made when I heard these tickets sold out in 15 minutes.

Scalpers Asking Median Price Of $220 To See Game Of Thrones A Couple Weeks Early

Yesterday morning, thousands of Game of Thrones fans hopped onto the Ticketmaster website promptly at 10 a.m. ET in the hopes of getting some of the 7,000 fifteen dollar tickets to see the season premiere of the HBO show on March 20 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Within minutes, they were sold out and hundreds of them quickly went on sale via Stubhub and elsewhere. [More]

We Want To Go To There: Travel Posters Feature Destinations From Game Of Thrones, Star Wars

We Want To Go To There: Travel Posters Feature Destinations From Game Of Thrones, Star Wars

For anyone who ever spent a family vacation as a kid with their nose shoved deep inside the Lord of the Rings series while your parents begged you to take in the local sights, we understand that it’s not that you don’t like to travel. It’s just that you can’t actually go to Rivendell, or Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine, or cast your gaze upon Winterfell from Game of Thrones. But if only you could… [More]

Breaking Bad Finale Has Already Been Pirated More Than 500,000 Times

Breaking Bad Finale Has Already Been Pirated More Than 500,000 Times

Plenty of people tuned into AMC last night to watch the finale of Breaking Bad (Spoiler Alert: Jesse and Walter have been living under a transparent dome the whole time!). And hundreds of thousands more around the globe chose to get their hands on the episode via less-than-legitimate methods, even in countries where it is incredibly easy to get the show on the cheap. [More]

Theon Greyjoy celebrates the news.

Game Of Thrones Is King Of Pirated TV Shows

While there may be various scheming parties vying for the Iron Throne in King’s Landing, HBO’s Game of Thrones is the undisputed champ in the rankings of the 2012′s most-pirated TV shows. [More]

Chugging, Westeros-style.

Now You Can Watch Game Of Thrones While Drinking Game Of Thrones Beer

Have you ever been drinking a beer while watching Game of Thrones on HBO, or while reading one of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice & Fire novels and thought to yourself, “If only this brew I’m enjoying were also somehow named after something from this story I’m enjoying”? Well, then you’re in luck. [More]

Knocked $30 Off My Cable Bill Just By Asking

Knocked $30 Off My Cable Bill Just By Asking

I’ve been hearing how the ol’ “threaten to cancel to get your cable bill reduced” ploy is “dead” but I decided to give negotiating with the cable company a shot. I got my monthly bill reduced by $30, and, indirectly related to my conversation with them, somehow also got free HBO. Schweet. [More]