We like to advocate often that you don't turn to pop culture for your education. While you probably think you're gleaning some cool knowledge, truth is you're just developing a crippling addiction to Netflix and an unhealthy obsession with Neil Patrick Harris.

Unless you watch a lot of Game Of Thrones, because it turns out George R.R. Martin maybe knew a thing or two about history, and you can actually learn something between all the death and incestuous sex.

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