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Of Rolling Stones and Moss

I like to think I learned a lot, and changed a lot, in Nepal. It certainly feels that way, yet when I try and put my finger on all my supposed new­found nuggets of wisdom, they become startlingly elusive. 762 more words


2016 Conference Wrap Up, Looking ahead to 2017

Hail Fellowship,

It is our hope everyone returned home safe and sound after visiting NYC for the 2016 NY Tolkien Conference a week ago today.  We have been resting for the last week and gathering our thoughts about this year’s Conference, which was the second of our annual Tolkien Conference events. 807 more words


Martin V. Tolkien: Contrasting Game of Thrones with Lord of the Rings

By Vance Underwood

Warning: Possible Spoilers for all Properties Involved

The Fantasy genre, whether in the form of books, movies, video games, or TV shows, is more popular now than it has ever been.  1,254 more words

Vance Reveiws

IMDB Can Be a Trivial Pursuit

Recently I watched Lethal Weapon 2 for the second time. After rating a movie, I like to read a critic’s review, a Roger Ebert review if available, and click on the trivia link on the IMDB sidebar.  653 more words


Karl Urban is thankful for Bones' 'well-defined' upgrade in Star Trek Beyond

LOS ANGELES — Karl Urban gets around. He filmed the Disney remake Pete’s Dragon in his homeland of New Zealand and then Star Trek Beyond in Vancouver last year. 569 more words


Apparently It's Time For My Annual Music Shuffle Game Post

Last week I was at church camp. No internet, so no blog post. But last Tuesday I took a bunch of pictures to prepare for this week’s post. 416 more words


Literary Vacations to Story Settings

Have you ever taken a trip to see a specific location because it was the setting of a book? Or the setting of a movie or tv show based on a book? 128 more words