Game of Thrones weapons master discusses designing Westeros’ catapults and crossbows

Television and film armorer, Tommy Dunne, has been the weapons master for Game of Thrones (and cameo barber and sword smith) since season 1. Perhaps most notably, he designed the catapults used in Daenerys’ siege of Meereen in “Breaker of Chains.” Recently, he spoke to Popular Science about the process of creating weaponry fit for a Khaleesi.

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Hafþór Björnsson on How Becoming the Mountain Changed His Life

It’s no secret why Hafþór “Thor” Björnsson was cast as Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane on Game of Thrones. The 29-year old Icelander stands six feet nine inches tall, currently weighs 431 pounds, and has fallen just short of becoming the World’s Strongest Man twice. According to an interview with Men’s Health, Björnsson is currently bulking […]

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