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Ranking the Books in A Song of Ice and Fire

A Song of Ice and Fire is one of my favorite book series. I know this isn’t a particularly novel opinion; with the explosive popularity of HBO’s Game of Thrones, everyone and their aunts are giving George RR Martin’s epic saga a read and discovering how rich, complicated, and satisfying the series is. While my previous look…

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Dan’s Top 100 Everything: #11 A Song of Ice and Fire

I could probably write a whole series about things that I like more in theory than I do in practice in the pop culture world. A few examples: Sara Bareilles, Fountains of Wayne, Hoosiers, the Elder Scrolls series, and Pandora. But the #1 entry on that list might be fantasy books. It’s crazy for me…

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Dan’s Top 100 Everything: #48 Game of Thrones

The first thing I can credit Game of Thrones for is inspiring me to read the monumental A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin. (More on that later.) The second thing I can credit the show for is being an excellent, admirable adaptation. It hews closely to the books, but not…