Tag Archives: J.R.R. Tolkien

Geek Links: Middle Earth in Color

Geek Links: Middle Earth in Color

Oxford’s Bodleian Library is showing of JRR Tolkien’s in a new exhibition of his drawings. BBC Arts have all the information you need and lots of pictures for those who can’t make it to the City of Dreaming Spires. Courtesy: [BBC Arts] Read More

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Between the Bookends: 12 Books We Read in April 2018

Between the Bookends: 12 Books We Read in April 2018

Reading Time: 15 minutes Between the Bookends, Image: Sophie Brown Welcome to this month’s bumper Between the Bookends. If it’s felt like a while since our last post, that’s because we’ve switched dates; Between the Bookends will now be appearing on the first of every month to bring you our latest reading discoveries. In the… Read More

This Geeky House: Hobbit Style

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.” –J.R.R. Tolkien, The… Read More

Five Recent Geeky Things We Like

Five Recent Geeky Things We Like

In my nerdy Internet, the forces of Facebook, Google+, Twitter and George Takei act like a powerful tractor beam to suck up geeky stuff and spit it my way. A lot of junk ends up in the trash compactor on my detention level. But some cool stuff floats to the surface. Here are five examples of recent flotsam and jetsam I’ve collected. Stand back! And be amazed. Read More

Bilbo’s Last Song, Revised

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is due out in theaters in a month, launching Peter Jackson’s vision of the opening bars of the tale of the titular hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. It seems like an excellent time then to take a … Read More