Tag Archives: Tolkien

6 Perfect Books for Father’s Day 2017

6 Perfect Books for Father’s Day 2017

For Father’s Day 2017, fill Dad’s brain with something new. Whether Dad wants more jokes, more trivia, or wants to geek out, a book is always a great gift for Dad. Here are 6 perfect choices for any Dad. Read More

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Facebook for Middle-earth: Six Degrees of Sauron, Another Project from LOTR Project

Facebook for Middle-earth: Six Degrees of Sauron, Another Project from LOTR Project

With the release of the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug, comes the latest insane offering from the LOTR Project—-Six Degrees of Sauron, which shows the connections between characters in Tolkien’s works. Users can type in two characters from Tolkien’s vast legendarium and see the chain of who-knows-who. Perfect for the next time you need to sneak into a Mordor night club. 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

Viggo Sings!

Viggo Mortensen, in Boston on March 5 to accept the Coolidge Corner Theatre’s Coolidge Award, leads the audience in an impromptu sing-along of a song in another language. No, not Spanish or Danish (two languages he happens to speak). Elvish. … Read More

The Hobbit as Tolkien Saw It

J.R.R. Tolkien was a remarkably talented man, and famously provided a set of his own illustrations for his 1937 novel The Hobbit, though of course many editions have added those by other artists. But it wasn’t until the publisher HarperCollins was … Read More