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Tolkien Reading Day Guest Presentation: The Six Mortal Ringbearers

Hail Fellowship!

One month from tomorrow The New York Tolkien Conference returns with our Tolkien Reading Day/Spring 2018 event. Tolkien Reading Day is celebrated globally on March 25th and has been organized by The Tolkien Society since 2003. 466 more words


The Harry Potter Spells Tag (a.k.a. the first tag on my blog!)

Now I don’t recall if I’ve ever mentioned this before, but BY GODS do I love Harry Potter. This series is one I’ve re-read so many times that I have it memorized it forwards and backwards (as in, you can literally throw me a line or quote, and I can tell you what lines follow after) … 1,882 more words

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WWW Wednesday – 2018/02/21

WWW Wednesday is a book meme run by Taking on a World of Words.

The Three Ws are:

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading? 577 more words


#32—“Treebeard” (Part I)

What is it like to be an Ent? This episode—or half-episode, since we think “Treebeard” has got enough to work with for two full shows—gives us an anthropological overview of a new species, the Ent, just as we learned about Orcs in the previous chapter. 47 more words


Film 101: The MacGuffin

If you’ve ever read in-depth about films, you’ve probably come across some variation of the following statements:

“The hero chased a series of MacGuffins for the entire story.” 593 more words


how could the end be happy?

“It’s like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger they were. And sometimes you didn’t want to know the end.

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Soapbox: 20 Things That Make No Sense About The Hobbit Trilogy

Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings films arguably constitute the finest fantasy trilogy ever made. Accessible to newcomers while remaining largely faithful to J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels, The Lord of the Rings movies married incredible spectacle and stunning visuals with genuine, heartfelt emotion. 176 more words