Game of Thrones Art Season six just came to a close, so, what have we learned? Cersei Lannister burned down the city. Arya Stark got revenge. The Boltons do not have Winterfell anymore. Daenerys Targaryen and her dragons are on their way to Westeros. And we just found out a huge family secret about our beloved Jon Snow. George R.R. Martin’s series, "A Song of Ice and Fire", otherwise known as HBO's hit series, "Game of Thrones", has no shortage of twists and turns and lots and lots of drama.

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But what are we supposed to do when we are waiting for season seven? Winter is finally here but that means big delays for filming. Vanity Fair recently reported that we will have to wait a bit longer for next season to air because showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss want to capture the chilliness of winter at the filming locations. Here’s what you can do to go beyond the show until it returns next season.

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There is no shortage of GoT-themed podcasts out there today. Lucky for you, has collected the best ones available. Go deeper into the show and listen to Thrones experts talk all things GoT through praise and criticism. You might get to hear some crazy fan theories, too.

HBO's "After the Thrones" talk show hosted by Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald covers Thrones theories and gives viewers in-depth recaps, which conveniently can be streamed via your iPhone or tablet. The two also host "The Watch" on Channel 33 Podcast Network.

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If you're into cosplay, get your best GoT costume out and head to Comic-Con. San Diego, Phoenix, and New York all host epic Comic-Cons. This July, cast members from the epic show will be heading to San Diego, California, to visit Comic-Con and sit on a panel. So far, D.B. Weiss, David Benioff, and Michael Sapochnik (director of both “Winds of Winter” and “Battle of the Bastards”) will be there. Thrones actors Iwan Rheon, Faye Marsay, and Kristian Nairn are also three of the committed said to be making an appearance.

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Drinking Games

It’s a sad, sad life now that season six is over and we’re nearing the final episodes of the series. Drown your GoT-induced sorrows with some Thrones-themed drinks. Wildfire is green, so down shots of green-colored Apple Sourz. Wine and ale are good choices, too. A quick online search about “Game of Thrones” drinking games yields dozens of results. Play a drinking game while re-watching the show with friends, or set up the official “Game of Thrones” board game and drink like Tyrion Lannister.

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The first episode of “Game of Thrones” aired in 2011. That’s a long time ago. If you’ve been a faithful viewer since day one, re-watch and re-live the show. Chances are that you missed something along the way to season six, so you’re sure to have an a-ha moment or two. And you’ll get to see some of your favorite departed characters, too. We miss you Hodor! Joffrey, well, not so much.

Book Clubs

Get your friends and fellow Thrones fans together and host a “Song of Ice and Fire” book club. Meet weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly to discuss all things Westeros. You might be surprised how different the series is from the show.


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