J.R.R. Tolkien

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Led Zeppelin: Music’s Biggest Nerds


Led Zeppelin: They’re the godfathers of heavy metal (But don’t tell them that – they hate heavy metal), legendary rock n’ roll party animals, and perhaps one of the nerdiest bands in music history.
Nerdy? Maybe it’s hard to hear beneath the sonic bluster of the wailing guitars, bone-crushing beats, and unearthly vocals, but there’s a [...]

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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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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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Cage Match 2014: Round 4: Eowyn vs Leia Organa: Screen


The Shieldmaiden and the Princess face off in Round 4.

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Looking Through the Palantir: March 25th


Tom Hoeler, aka Darth Internous, kicks off his new weekly round-up of SFF news with the first edition of Looking Through the Palantir. Check it out here!

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Cage Match 2014: Round 3: Katniss Everdeen vs Eowyn: Screen


Who will triumph, the Shieldmaiden of Rohan or the Girl on Fire?

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Cage Match 2014: Round 3: Arya Stark vs Eowyn: Page


Valar morghulis: all men must die – but Eowyn of Rohan is no man.

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Cage Match 2014: Round 2: Eowyn vs Beorn: Screen


It’s Tolkien vs Tolkien as Eowyn goes head-to-head with Beorn!

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Listen to J.R.R. Tolkien Read From ‘The Tale of Beren and Lúthien’


Listen to J.R.R. Tolkien Read From ‘The Tale of Beren and Lúthien’

The opportunity to hear a writer read from his or her work is a rare one, particularly when the author in question has been dead for over 40 years, like J.R.R. Tolkien. Happily some kind YouTuber has uploaded just over three minutes of the master reading from his short work The Tale of Beren and [...]

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Cage Match 2014: Minecraft Replay Round 1: Katniss vs Eowyn


Two Minecraft noobs face off as Katniss and Eowyn – who will triumph in this Round One match? Hint: it’s neither of them.

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