George R. R. Martin Stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Talks Turtles?

We've been talking a lot recently about author George R. R. Martin, but that's because he's got a new Game of Thrones-centric novel out (as of this week), as well as numerous properties in the television adaptation arena.

Martin just stopped by The Late  Show With Stephen Colbert last night, and the pair spoke about numerous things.

George R. R. Martin's Earliest Inspiration Of All

The most surprising? That Martin's writing career "started with turtles".

You can see the entire segment here:

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert airs on CBS, Martin's "Fire & Blood" Targaryen history tome is available now[easyazon_link identifier="152479628X" locale="US" tag="bleedingcoo07-20"]Fire & Blood: 300 Years Before A Game of Thrones (A Targaryen History) (A Song of Ice and Fire)[/easyazon_link], and Game of Thrones will return for it's 8th and final season sometime in 2019.

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About Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool. 

Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 

 Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 

 Though she be but little, she is fierce. #MabTheProfessional
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