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Feast Week, Day 2: Sleeping Outdoors

Feast Week, Day 2: Sleeping Outdoors

‘ When they had walked for about three hours they rested. The night was clear, cool, and starry, but smoke-like whisps of mist were creeping up the hill-sides from the streams and deep meadows. Thin-clad […]

Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday

Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday

Happy Hobbit Day! September 22, it’s a grand day and holds a lot of meaning for Tolkien fans around the world as both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins share their birthday today. This also marks the […]

Happy Hobbit Day!

Happy Hobbit Day!

While many around the world will be celebrating the first day of Autumn this September 22, those of us whose hearts dwell in Middle-earth regard it as a day of special magnificence. Both Bilbo and […]

TOLKIEN: The Musical

TOLKIEN: The Musical

As someone who is a massive fan of J.R.R. Tolkien and musical theatre, you can imagine how excited I felt when I saw that there was a musical production all about the Professor! The musical, TOLKIEN, was conceived […]

Dragon Con 2016 Is Almost Here!

Dragon Con 2016 Is Almost Here!

August is winding down, and the Labor Day holiday weekend approaches. For some of us, that means only one thing: DRAGON CON! Soon, fans from every imaginable geeky fandom will descend on Atlanta, Georgia, to […]

My Own Shire: Dig in and Plant an Herb Garden

My Own Shire: Dig in and Plant an Herb Garden

One of the most iconic images of the Shire is seeing Hobbits out and about tending their gardens. Having been to visit Hobbiton back in 2012, I can attest to the location’s beauty. Their gardens […]

Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Collector's Edition Blu-ray Box Set

Peter Jackson’s Response to the Collector’s DVD Set

What does Peter Jackson have to say about the $800 Middle-earth Limited Collector’s Edition? Cliff and Justin from theOneRing.net had a live stream tonight in which they discussed the “ultimate fan” set, and revealed that […]

Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Collector's Edition Blu-ray Box Set

Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Set Available This Fall

It’s no dream – the box set all fans have been waiting for is here! A complete Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray box set is in the works, and […]

My Own Shire: Living a Hobbit Life in the Modern World

My Own Shire: Living a Hobbit Life in the Modern World

When I ask those around me which place in Middle-earth they prefer, I often hear, “The Shire”. With its sweeping green views and cozy Hobbit homes, it’s no wonder it captures the hearts of so […]

If You Aren’t Watching Stephen Hunter’s New Vlog Series, You’re Missing Out

If You Aren’t Watching Stephen Hunter’s New Vlog Series, You’re Missing Out

When you think of Bombur in the Hobbit films, I’m guessing you didn’t picture a guy dressed in a Chewbacca onesie, a pink and purple tutu, over-sized heart-shaped glasses, and a bear hat. But, that’s […]