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Tolkien Re-Read Part II: The Fellowship of the Ring (Chapter 2.3)


The second installment of the Tolkien Re-read is back! This week I continue my re-read of The Fellowship of the Ring with Book 2, Chapter 3: The Ring Goes South.

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Suvudu

Pulp Fantasy Prophets and Sci-Fi Sages: When Fictional Characters Become Your Guides


Pulp Fantasy Prophets and Sci-Fi Sages: When Fictional Characters Become Your Guides

In the final episode of  South Park’s season eleven trilogy “Imaginationland”, fourth-grader Kyle Broflovksi (the show’s moral center, usually) shares these eye-opening words.
“It’s all real. Think about it. Haven’t Luke Skywalker and Santa Claus affected your lives more than most real people in this room? I mean, whether Jesus is real or not, he – [...]

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Tolkien Re-Read Part II: The Fellowship of the Ring (Chapter 2.2 cont’d)


Today in my re-read of The Fellowship of the Ring—the conclusion of Chapter 2.2 “The Council of Elrond,” in which Gandalf talks for mostly the whole time. Mostly.

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Tolkien Re-Read Part II: The Fellowship of the Ring (Chapter 2.2)


This week in my re-read of The Fellowship of the Ring: chapter 2.2 “The Council of Elrond,” in which I reveal my unsettling fascination with Sauron the Deceiver.

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Suvudu

Polish Gandalf Stops Train In Its Tracks: You Shall Not Pass!


Screen Shot 2013-12-28 at 5.24.29 PMIt’s an old gag at this point, but seeing this “Gandalf” in tennis shoes battle a bright yellow train still made me giggle. Watch for the rest of the Fellowship to make an appearance midway through the video. Nice work, guys.

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Tolkien Re-Read Part II: The Fellowship of the Ring (Chapter 2.1)


The second installment of the Tolkien Re-read is here! Join me bi-weekly(ish) for summaries and geeky diversions as I re-read The Fellowship of the Ring.

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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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Tolkien Re-read Part II: The Fellowship of the Ring (Chapter 11)


The second installment of the Tolkien Re-read is here! Join me bi-weekly(ish) for summaries and geeky diversions as I re-read The Fellowship of the Ring.

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Tolkien Re-read Part II: The Fellowship of the Ring (Chapter 10)


The second installment of the Tolkien Re-read is here! Join me bi-weekly(ish) for summaries and geeky diversions as I re-read The Fellowship of the Ring.

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Tolkien Re-read Part II: The Fellowship of the Ring – Chapter 3


The second installment of the Tolkien Re-read is here! Join me bi-weekly(ish) for summaries and geeky diversions as I re-read The Fellowship of the Ring.

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