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Dragon Con Wraps Ups Record-Breaking Year

Dragon Con Wraps Ups Record-Breaking Year

The panels are over, the photo ops are done, the vendors are all gone, and the fans are drifting back to real life. Dragon Con 2017 is a wrap, and it was one for the […]

Send in Your Tried and Tested Recipes for Feast Week and WIN!

Send in Your Tried and Tested Recipes for Feast Week and WIN!

Every year, the Middle-earth News staff rolls up our sleeves and gets cooking to bring you some Hobbit-approved meals for Feast Week. Traditionally held between September 22nd through the 29th annually, Feast Week follows the […]

Celebrate Tolkien 2017

Celebrate Tolkien 2017

I’ve always been envious of Tolkien-themed events like Mythmoot, HobbitCon and DragonCon’s Tolkien track (which they sadly don’t have anymore), but that doesn’t stop me from being happy that others get to go. I recently […]

Collectors Corner: LOTR Funkos

Collectors Corner: LOTR Funkos

With all of the different books and merchandise out there it’s almost unavoidable for Tolkien fans, including us at Middle-earth News, to not have a collection of some kind. We thought it would be fun […]

The Lord of the Rings Online Takes Us to Mordor!

The Lord of the Rings Online Takes Us to Mordor!

The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO), the MMORPG of Standing Stone Games, launched preorders for its newest expansion pack which is going to include nonetheless than Mordor! All the Tolkien fans and game lovers […]

Tolkien Bioepic is Finally a Reality

Tolkien Bioepic is Finally a Reality

We’ve been hearing whispers since 2013, but this week it has been officially announced: a Tolkien bioepic is in the works! The film is to be directed by Dome Karukoski, with the story line following […]

Countdown to Dragon Con 2017

Countdown to Dragon Con 2017

It’s just past the middle of July, but that means that Dragon Con 2017 is fast approaching, with under 45 days to go! I will be covering the con for Middle-earth News once again this […]

40th Anniversary Luxury Edition of The Silmarillion to be Released in Germany

40th Anniversary Luxury Edition of The Silmarillion to be Released in Germany

One of our readers named @thranduilen, pointed out on Twitter that the German Tolkien publisher Klett-Cotta, also known as Hobbit Presse, will release a 40th anniversary luxury edition of The Silmarillion. This luxury edition will […]

Help Fund ‘Tolkien Talks’ Documentary on Kickstarter

Help Fund ‘Tolkien Talks’ Documentary on Kickstarter

An exciting new Kickstarter campaign has just launched to fund the creation of a documentary about J.R.R. Tolkien’s legacy titled Tolkien Talks! The documentary will tell the story of how Professor Tolkien has lived on […]

Hobbit Book Club Week 3: Hopes and Heroes

Hobbit Book Club Week 3: Hopes and Heroes

Welcome to a recap of week three of our Hobbit Book club. For the entire month of June, we and a handful of readers will read Tolkien’s The Hobbit. At the beginning of each week, I will write […]