Winter is here. It seems silly that we're all celebrating the arrival of winter during the first stretch of days that haven't been filled with freezing rain, yet, here we are, anxiously awaiting the premiere of Game of Thrones on Sunday. In case you haven't figured it out yet, the Internet has been preparing for this moment since the day Season 2 ended. To catch up, here's everything you'll need to get excited about Sunday's premiere (as if you needed any help at all).
HBO released a 14-minute video that helps you catch up on what happened last season.
Trailer for Season 3.
They've rolled out a "Create Your Own Coat of Arms" tool and made a bunch of them for celebrities. Like "Brisket and Matzoh" for House (Seth) Rogen and "Music is not math, it's science" for House (Bruno) Mars.
Wired explains how fans created all of Westeros in Minecraft.
The Game of Thrones exhibit opened in Manhattan, where YOU CAN SIT ON THE IRON THRONE.
Game of Thrones-themed pizza? Game of Thrones-themed pizza.
There's a Game of Thrones beer from Ommegang and it's available in Philly.
Real news: Lord Umber had part of his ear bitten off.
Grantland offers a Game of Thrones-themed version of NBA power rankings.
Wired questions the scientific plausibility of the ice wall.