In a recent interview, Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin reveals that he is a Grateful Dead fan and confirms that Game of Thrones is chock full of Grateful Dead references. The band’s songs “Dire Wolf,” “Cassidy” and “Dark Star” all make an appearance in his books and on the show. While he has been to multiple Dead shows, he admits his wife Paris is a much bigger fan.

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Martin admits that his favorite song is “Ripple.” He also calls his home “Terrapin Station.”

“I do have Grateful Dead lyrics always rattling around in my head,” he says. “‘Ripple’ is one of my favorite songs of all time.”

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Doesn’t he look just like Jerry?

The question was asked by Pete Barnable. Check out a clip of the interview below.