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#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

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#31—“The Uruk-Hai”

Are Orcs inherently evil? This chapter offers a rare insight into Orcish life. With (yet another) Matt as our special guest, we talk in particular about the… 36 more words

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3.V. The White Rider

Thoughts: ‘Aragorn: “You still speak in riddles.”’ Is followed by one of the best retorts yet that wasn’t in the movies. ‘“What? In riddles?” said Gandalf. 367 more words

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3.V. Thought 31

Gimli’s gruffness compared to Legolas’s almost innocent speech makes for fun conversations.

‘“Look!”

“Look at what?” said Gimli.

“There in the trees.”

“Where? I have not elf-eyes.” … 32 more words

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#30—“The Riders of Rohan”

In this episode, in the spirit of Éomer’s exchange with Aragorn, we discuss how to make decisions in tough or novel political times. We also examine—carrying on the discussion from last chapter—what may be seen as the absurdity of Aragorn’s hope that Merry and Pippin may yet be alive. 63 more words

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BOOK REVIEW: THE TWO TOWERS (LOTR #2) by J.R.R. TOLKIEN

Rating: 2 stars


“Don’t the great tales never end?”
“No, they never end as tales,” said Frodo. “But the people in them come and go when their part’s ended. 319 more words

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The hiatus is here.

Yes, it’s come to this. But not before I rid my phone of its remaining jots.

Glow, Season 1 // Maybe it’s wrong to say this, considering… 1,537 more words

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