J.R.R. Tolkien

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Cage Match 2016 Round 5: Legolas and Gimli vs Sevro and Darrow


J.R.R. Tolkien’s Legolas and Gimli take on Pierce Brown’s Sevro and Darrow – as written by Pierce Brown himself!

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Dan Brown Uncovers LORD OF THE RINGS Sequel


Dan Brown Uncovers LORD OF THE RINGS Sequel

A lost sequel to The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien has been discovered by bestselling author Dan Brown!

Details here!

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Cage Match 2016 Round 4: Legolas and Gimli vs Vin and Elend Venture


J.R.R. Tolkien’s Legolas and Gimli take on Brandon Sanderson’s Vin and Elend Venture.

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Cage Match 2016 Round 3: Anomander Rake and Lady Envy vs Legolas and Gimli


Steven Erikson’s Anomander Rake and Lady Envy take on J.R.R. Tolkien’s Legolas and Gimli.

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Cage Match Round 2: Agnieszka and Sarkan vs Legolas and Gimli


Naomi Novik’s Agnieszka and Sarkan take on J.R.R. Tolkien’s Legolas and Gimli.

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Cage Match 2016 Round 1: Legolas and Gimli vs Elijah Baley and Daneel Olivaw


J.R.R. Tolkien’s Legolas and Gimli take on Isaac Asimov’s Elijah Baley and Daneel Olivaw.

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Happy Birthday to J.R.R. Tolkien!


Happy Birthday to J.R.R. Tolkien!

Happy birthday to the great architect of epic fantasy J.R.R. Tolkien, born on this day in 1892.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born in the Orange Free State of Africa (an independent Boer nation now part of South Africa) to English parents, Mabel and Arthur Reuel Tolkien who emigrated when Arthur took a job managing [...]

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Peter Bebergal on Michael Moorcock: The Anti-Tolkien


Peter Bebergal on Michael Moorcock: The Anti-Tolkien

Peter Bebergal has just written a piece examining the work of Michael Moorcock as a counterpoint to that of J.R.R. Tolkien, and while you might not agree with everything he has to say (or with Moorcock’s criticisms) it’s certainly worth checking out. For the record, I love Tolkien and Moorcock equally, and I’m a fan [...]

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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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