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SF & Fantasy

New Release Interview: The Desolation of Smaug Visual Companion by Jude Fisher


the hobbit visual companionThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is coming to movie theaters in a few weeks.

But cool merchandise has already started coming out! I’m a book guy, so I had to have The Desolation of Smaug Visual Companion. And then I had to interview its creator, Jude Fisher! Make the jump to read more!

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SF & Fantasy

Welcome back to the Tolkien Re-read!


The second installment of the Tolkien Re-read is here! (Now with 99% less references to Richard Armitage!) Join me weekly(ish) for summaries and geeky diversions as I re-read The Fellowship of the Ring.

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SF & Fantasy

Sting: Sword of the Third Age


Swords have been a part of fantasy for many ages. The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien is no exception. Weta Workshop has two new editions of Sting, the “sword” carried by Bilbo and later by Frodo in his pursuit to destroy the One Ring.

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Here is more information about one of the best swords in fantasy literature!

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