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Spain Wants To Build A 'Hobbit'-Like Theme Park

Last month, the city of Rincon de la Victoria, Spain announced its plans to build an eight-hectare (about a third of a square mile) Middle Earth-inspired park called “La Comarca,” which in German means “a whale’s vagina*.” They’re calling it a theme park, but it sounds less like the thing with roller coasters and more like a regular park. 421 more words


Tales of Fantasy by Larry Todd (Troubador Press, 1975) (Part Two)

In part one I give some background on the book and publisher Malcolm Whyte explains how it came to be. The material Todd covers is a very eclectic mix of ancient myth, fantasy, horror, sci-fi, pulp, children’s literature, and even poetry (Lewis Carroll, whose work was a drug culture keystone). 38 more words


Fifty Shades of Japanese Erotica and the Technical Aspects of Fiction Writing.

Well, that was not really what I had planned for the last week or two, but it is what happened. I just scored three Books points, one after another. 872 more words


The Tolkien Roundup: March Edition

I don’t have the next installment of my own series together, so here are a few links to some recent Tolkien posts you are sure to enjoy. 209 more words

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The Sorrowful Goddess of Death and Some Other Guys (Silmarillion Slow Cooker, p28)

The parade of Valar continues in still another post about the Valaquenta! Today we’ll get a bit dark (not Morgoth dark or anything, but still, dark) with the Fëanturi, their spouses and sister! 1,235 more words


I was exploring some new techniques with this one. Stoked on how it turned out!
Gandalf – Charcoal and white pastel on grey paper

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Tolkien Ensemble - Elven Hymn to Elbereth Gilthoniel (III)

This song set to words by Tolkien puts me in an indescribable mood.  It captures the ageless, sorrow-filled existence of the elves in Middle-Earth.  Sung by Signe Asmussen, whose magical voice does total justice to the lyrics. 133 more words