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New LOTRO Mount Give Away

New LOTRO Mount Give Away

Today, Turbine announced a “Win It Before You Can Buy It” Lottery to all registered players. They’ll be giving away their unreleased Steed of Minas Ithil. Lotteries will begin April 7th 2011 and run until […]

A New Player’s Guide to LOTRO (Part One)

Part One: Character Creation “I will take the Ring to Mordor. Though, I do not know the way.” -Frodo Baggins Yeah. Deciding to play an Massive Multi-Player Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG, or MMO) can feel […]

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 […]

EWTN TV Special on J. R. R. Tolkien

Tolkien biographer Joseph Pearce and Jef Murray have collaborated on a new EWTN TV special on J.R.R. Tolkien that will be broadcast this week! The production will include dozens of Jef’s illustrations of Tolkien’s The Lord […]

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 […]

Middle-earth Network’s Launch Party

Middle-earth Network’s Launch Party

2,634 – That’s the official number of listeners that tuned into Middle-earth Network’s Launch Party last Friday, March 25th. Scads of fans and well-wishers poured into the station’s chat room, anxious to be a part […]

The “Hobbit Paparazzi” Strikes Again

The “Hobbit Paparazzi” Strikes Again

Even before the cast of The Hobbit began arriving in New Zealand, photos of a supposed hobbit set and “barrel testing” graced our computer screens. Yesterday TheOneRing.net released a set of “exclusive” images including Andy Serkis- […]

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 […]