We still have to wait another month and a half for the second season of Game of Thrones. How are your withdrawal symptoms? Mine have flared up a bit lately as teaser previews and production photos have started appearing online. HBO, of course, is doing its best to feed the frenzy.
Here are some other tidbits to either take the edge off, or sharpen your appetite...
Could Dothraki be the new Elvish?
Behold: the most complete map ever made of Westeros and Essos.
You too can feast like a Baratheon!
And, for those of us who haven't worked up the courage to tackle the books that started it all - a series of five hefty novels (and counting) - humorist John Hodgman tells how he overcame his reluctance and learned to love George R.R. Martin, and Everyday eBook contributor Heather Cristofaro explains her reasons for reading the series and why you should too.
Winter is coming....