First Winter Is A Short Dread-Inducing Slice Of First-Person Horror

Dan Sanderson’s Pacific was a very short, but quite effective piece of uneasy tension, with its shifting halls and minimalist storytelling. First Winter is a remake of that project, now with more detailed but no less unnerving environments and a more intricate narrative. The set-up for First Winter is already one steeped in paranoia and […]

New CD releases: The Magic Numbers, Palace Winter and Beach House

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: The Magic Numbers – Outsiders (Role Play Records) They have been less high-profile since but Outsiders, made after a four-year hiatus, should change all that. This is pop songwriting of the highest order, from the curiously Roy Orbison-like opening track Dreamer through the glorious grinding chords of Sweet Divide and dynamic […]

Winds of Winter: George RR Martin SPEAKS OUT on future sample chapters

The author made the announcement on his blog and has since been responding to fan questions in the comments section. While some sample chapter have been released before, he’s not going to do anymore for The Winds of Winter. He wrote: “I think I have probably released too many sample chapters already. “Put them all […]

Winds of Winter: HBO won't let George RR Martin release GoT Book 6 BEFORE show ends?

HBO Is HBO stopping George RR Martin from releasing Winds of Winter It is a plot twist worthy of a Lannister or the great master, Littlefinger himself. The last Game of Thrones book, A Dance With Dragons, was released way back in 2011 and fans had been hoping Winds of Winter would finally blow into […]

Winds of Winter: Did you spot the GOOD NEWS in Game of Thrones book ‘delay’ announcement?

As long suspected, Martin confirmed yesterday that the first volume of companion book Fire and Blood will come out in November, and TWOW definitely won’t be seen until at least 2019. But whilst many have feared that he will simply never finish the A Song of Ice And Fire series – of which TWOW is […]

Xander Cage Will Return Again: ‘xXx 4’ Begins Production This Winter

Get ready to get xXxtreme all over again. Vin Diesel will put on his fur coat and rollerblades to return as Xander Cage in xXx 4. xXx: Return of Xander Cage director D.J. Caruso will helm the action sequel. Are you a fan of Xander Cage? Of course you – he’s a wild and crazy daredevil/secret agent! Also, he’s […]

Winter Isn’t Done Yet; Upper Midwest Preps for Blizzard, Airlines Issue Waivers

Winter Isn’t Over Just Yet; Airlines Issue Travel Waivers Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Winds of Winter: George RR Martin reveals big secret behind Game of Thrones book 6

The Winds of Winter has been in production for quite some time now, with TV series Game of Thrones – based on the ASOIAF series – long overtaking its storylines. In a newly published interview with the Chinese edition of Esquire – conducted late last year – Martin revealed what could well be a big […]

'Winds of Winter is FINISHED and I have a copy' Fan frenzy after THIS cover image posted

Westeros is already freezing over. Many fans, however, are starting to worry that Hell will also have a particularly cold snap before they ever see the long-awaited sixth book in the cycle. George RR Martin has promised that one or possibly two Westeros works will hit bookshelves this year, although the spin off Targaryen history, […]

Airlines Issue Winter Weather Waivers for Northeast

Airlines Issue Winter Weather Waivers for Northeast Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all […]