If You Want to Watch Game of Thrones, Maybe Just Pay For It

Last night, Game of Thrones fans flocked to HBO Go as soon as the season four premiere was available. They were met with error after error, taking to the internet to complain about the shoddy service. What they should have done instead? Actually subscribe to HBO. Crazy, I know. » 4/07/14 10:56am 4/07/14 10:56am

Here's each of the 5,179 on-screen deaths in Game of Thrones

The best way to catch up with Game of Thrones before Season 4 starts? By watching this amazing supercut of every single on-screen death in the series so far. Made by Digg Video, it's a bloody gore-y mix of swords, spears, arrows, bare hands, etc. ripping apart flesh and ending human life. There's a total of 5,179… » 4/04/14 7:59pm 4/04/14 7:59pm

Silicon Valley Deserves Silicon Valley

Until now, no one adequately embarrassed Silicon Valley on TV. All prior attempts either embarrassed themselves, or fell just short. But Silicon Valley, Mike Judge's HBO foray into the sociopathic pit of Northern California's tech scene is beyond adequate: It gives the fuckers the graceful slap across the face they… » 4/02/14 3:39pm 4/02/14 3:39pm

Amazon's Fire TV Doesn't Have HBO Go

Amazon debuted its $100 streaming TV box today. It's impressive! It's affordable! And it has a whole bunch of apps. It just doesn't have HBO Go, which is probably the one app that so, so many folks were hoping for. And that could be problematic. » 4/02/14 12:41pm 4/02/14 12:41pm

Streaming TV Isn't Ready for Prime Time

So you've done it. You've cut the cord. You've got your Netflix and your Hulu Plus and your Aereo and your cousin's HBO GO password and a bag of popcorn. You're comfortable with the sacrifices—honestly, mostly just ESPN—and prepared to embrace the glorious future of television. Only problem? The future of television's … » 3/10/14 10:30am 3/10/14 10:30am

An Insanely Detailed Infographic of Every Character in True Detective

If you—like me—have already obsessed over every single word written about True Detective, then you will want to obsess over this ridiculous graphic tribute. It's absurd, it's overblown, and it's exactly what the obsessive fan inside me wants to pore over. » 3/01/14 9:30am 3/01/14 9:30am

Get ready for Game of Thrones season 4 with this awesome HBO preview

HBO aired a special 15 minute preview for Game of Thrones Season 4 last night and it's now up on YouTube to whet your appetite for dragons, swords, thrones, fantastic looking people, armor, dresses, politics, lengthy diatribes and general awesomeness. But as fun as it is to see a little bit of Game of Thrones right… » 2/10/14 9:19pm 2/10/14 9:19pm

The Oculus Rift Put Me In Game of Thrones and It Made My Stomach Drop

Game of Thrones might be fantasy, but the characters are so deep and the betrayals so gripping that it feels real. And thanks to Oculus Rift, I just experienced a brief slice of life in the Seven Kingdoms. It was awesome—but I'm glad to be back in our reality. » 1/28/14 3:00pm 1/28/14 3:00pm

Time Warner Is Setting HBO Free For $30/Month

Time Warner is now offering a new, affordable plan that lets you get HBO and about 20 channels for just $30/month for the first year. Great news for anyone who doesn't want to be saddled with 70 channels they're never watching. » 12/02/13 5:54pm 12/02/13 5:54pm

Huh, HBO Gave Google a Copyright Takedown Request for... VLC

VLC is not a TV show. Nor is it a movie. Nor is it a music album. Nor is it anything but open source software that the entire Internet knows as the greatest video player in all the lands. HBO, however, apparently doesn't know that. The It's Not TV TV company recently sent Google a takedown request for VLC citing… » 7/16/13 12:22am 7/16/13 12:22am

HBO Picked Up That Silicon Valley TV Show That Might Be Good

We heard last year that HBO had greenlit a dark, single camera Silicon Valley comedy show pilot by Mike Judge (Office Space) but with the blink and you'll miss it nature of TV pilots, you never know what's going to happen until it hits the airwaves. Well, it's going to air. Deadline reports that HBO has picked it up… » 5/16/13 11:43pm 5/16/13 11:43pm

Last Night's Game Of Thrones Premier Was the Hottest Torrent Ever

Game of Thrones season three premiered last night, and that's kind of a big deal. If you're a fan, you'll need no convincing. But if you need proof of its potency, here you go: according to numbers collected by TorrentFreak, the Game of Thrones season three premier now holds the record for the biggest BitTorrent swarm … » 4/01/13 10:56pm 4/01/13 10:56pm

Report: Spotify Will Add a Streaming Video Service

SAI reports that Spotify plans to expand beyond its on-demand streaming music service into the wild world of streaming video. According to unnamed sources, Spotify wants to take on VOD services with exclusive content, which would put the company in direct competition with companies like Netflix, Amazon, and even, if… » 3/25/13 10:54am 3/25/13 10:54am