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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 […]

‘The Hobbit’ Filming Begins Today!

‘The Hobbit’ Filming Begins Today!

Source: ‘The Hobbit’ on Facebook Today is the day Tolkien fans! At the crack of New Zealand’s dawn, where it is already March 21st, cameras will begin rolling on ‘The Hobbit’ films—provided everything is still […]

Tolkien Fans Rally For Japan

Tolkien Fans Rally For Japan

We’ve all been watching despairingly as the situations in New Zealand and Japan continue to play out. And now, Mad Dwarf Workshop and Dunedain Radiohave announced their involvement with charities, giving us a chance to […]

The Tolkien Estate vs. Tolkien Enthusiasts

The Tolkien Estate vs. Tolkien Enthusiasts

Source: Tolkien Library My inbox has recently been flooded with the pairing of the name, Tolkien Estate, and the word ‘copyright’. The Texas author, Steve Hillard, has written the self-published book, ‘Mirkwood: A Novel About […]

Q&A With The Man Who Walks LOTR Everyday

Q&A With The Man Who Walks LOTR Everyday

Any fan of Tolkien will agree, when you watch ‘The Lord of the Rings’ films, New Zealand has a magical way of transporting you to the lands of Middle-earth. Now imagine being able to walk […]

EXCLUSIVE Q&A with Mad Dwarf Workshop -Part 2

EXCLUSIVE Q&A with Mad Dwarf Workshop -Part 2

In the second part of my Q&A with Mad Dwarf Workshop, Andy Davis andDavid DelaGardelle divulge their plans for their future and reveal the answer to the question we all want to know: are there […]