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Sideshow Collectibles Releases New LOTR Teaser Video

Our friends over at Sideshow Collectibles sent us the link to a teaser video showing clips of their newest creation. The caption reads: “Get a gander at our newest Production Peek video! Think you can […]

Tolkien Inspired Swordsmiths Reveal Thor Movie Deal

Tolkien Inspired Swordsmiths Reveal Thor Movie Deal

A big round of applause is due for Andy Davis andDavid DelaGardelle, owners of Mad Dwarf Workshop. Their swordsmithing talent caught Hollywood’s eye back in November 2009 when they were asked by Thor’s production team […]

Q&A with Ian Brodie – Author of the Award Winning LOTR Location Guide Books

Q&A with Ian Brodie – Author of the Award Winning LOTR Location Guide Books

His photographs have been printed on commemorative NZ stamps, his LOTR Guide books have won international awards and are NZ’s top selling non-fiction. Peter Jackson, himself, allowed him to photograph LOTR in the making! He […]

The Tolkien Professor Announces ‘Exploring The Hobbit’ Book

The Tolkien Professor Announces ‘Exploring The Hobbit’ Book

In an exclusive interview,The Tolkien Professor (Corey Olsen), revealed toMiddle-earth Network’s radio listeners his next bold project. With the blessing of theTolkien Estate backing his work, he will be writing a book called Exploring The […]

NOW AVAILABLE! The 2012 Jef Murray – ALEP2 Fantasy Calendar

NOW AVAILABLE! The 2012 Jef Murray – ALEP2 Fantasy Calendar

Source: JefMurray.com Press Release: Signed copies of this brand new 2012 calendar are now available to US, Canadian, and UK residents shipped directly  from the illustrator Jef Murray. The calendar is loaded with Middle-earth inspired painting images […]

Arjan Kiel’s Music Will Take You There And Back Again

Arjan Kiel’s Music Will Take You There And Back Again

Arjan Kiel Netherlands native, Arjan Kiel, has toured with bands throughout Russia, Europe, North and South America, and Africa. He has played the organ and piano, studied jazz and classical music, and has arranged scores […]

Tune into Middle-earth Network’s Interview with Author Doug Adams

Tune into Middle-earth Network’s Interview with Author Doug Adams

Author Doug Adams If you’ve ever found yourself suddenly humming to the tune of the Shire, as you pass by a grassy meadow, then your one of the millions of fan’s who’ve been influenced by […]

Today is Tolkien Reading Day!

Today is Tolkien Reading Day!

Source: The Tolkien Society For Tolkien fans worldwide, March 25th holds special meaning. It is the day the One Ring was destroyed and Sauron and his forces fell in defeat. So it is with an […]

Q&A with Tolkien Inspired Artist Jef Murray -Part 2

Q&A with Tolkien Inspired Artist Jef Murray -Part 2

From the Shire to Mordor, Jef Murray’s art captures some of the most iconic and memorable scenes from J. R. R. Tolkien’s novels. In this second half of the Q&A, find out what inspires Jef’s […]

Q&A with Tolkien Inspired Artist Jef Murray -Part 1

Q&A with Tolkien Inspired Artist Jef Murray -Part 1

Jef Murray Jef Murray’s work has graced Heren Istarion – The Northeast Tolkien Society, Beyond Bree calendars, The Tolkien Society (UK), Amon Hen, Mallorn, Silver Leaves, Mythprint, Parma Nole, and Aiglos. And the list doesn’t […]