All Sorts of Weird Stuff: News

All Sorts of Weird Stuff offers news and information about George R.R. Martin, in particular about his A Song of Ice and Fire series.

"When I was young, I read all sorts of stuff. One week it would be Lovecraft, the next Vance. It was all imaginative literature, or as my dad called it 'Weird Stuff.' It was all 'Weird Stuff.'"

George R.R. Martin

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GRRM Video Interview

Via Emerald City, we learn that Fast Forward TV features an 18 minute interview with George discussing A Feast for Crows. An audio-only download is also available for those with slower connections.

It’s an interesting interview because it touches on some new territory, particularly at the end where GRRM’s status as a conscientuous objector during the Vietnam War is discussed in relation to his depiction of war in the series. On the other hand, I do wonder how his remark that conveying ideas of political, philosophical, etc. nature is best left to non-fiction will be received. I know a few people who’ll argue most strenuously about that.

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