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Dragon Con 2016: The Tolkien Track’s ‘Last Goodbye’

Dragon Con 2016: The Tolkien Track’s ‘Last Goodbye’

Dragon Con is one of the largest fan conventions in the United States, saying that it is “by fans, for fans.” The con celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2016, and once again set attendance records, […]

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Dragon Con Announces Plan to Eliminate Tolkien Track

Dragon Con Announces Plan to Eliminate Tolkien Track

Update: In the 48 hours or so since this post was published, fans have inundated Dragon Con staff with messages, pleading for the reinstatement of the Tolkien Track, or at least a reprieve so that […]

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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 […]

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Dragon Con 2015 Breaks Records!

Dragon Con 2015 Breaks Records!

An almost eerie quiet has descended on downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Dragon Con 2015 is now history, and it was one for the books! Dragon Con today released its attendance total: just over 70,000! That number […]

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Dragon Con 2015 Recap

Dragon Con 2015 Recap

Labor Day is now officially one of my favorite holidays, because Labor Day means Dragon Con! Held in Atlanta, Georgia, Dragon Con brings you together with about 65,000 of your closest fandom friends for great […]

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EXCLUSIVE Interview: Jed Brophy, Part 3

EXCLUSIVE Interview: Jed Brophy, Part 3

Middle-earth News reporters Amanda Capley and Valdis Longbeard had the honor of interviewing fan favorite Jed Brophy during Dragon Con 2014. We shared the first two parts of that interview over the last two weeks […]

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Celebrating Friendship for Tolkien Reading Day

Celebrating Friendship for Tolkien Reading Day

Today is Tolkien Reading Day! The Tolkien Society started the tradition of Tolkien Reading Day in 2003, encouraging fans to celebrate Tolkien’s life and work by reading their favorite passages from Tolkien’s books. The date […]

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Happy Birthday, Jed Brophy!

Happy Birthday, Jed Brophy!

Jed Brophy, Kiwi actor and director, is celebrating his 51st birthday today! Fans of The Hobbit films are looking forward to seeing Jed again as Nori the Dwarf when The Hobbit: The Battle of the […]

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A Day in the Life of a Dragon Con Noob

A Day in the Life of a Dragon Con Noob

When I arrived in Atlanta on August 28, 2014, to cover Dragon Con 2014 for Middle-earth News, I was a noob. I was not just a Dragon Con noob, I was a CON noob. Sure, […]

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Happy Birthday, Billy Boyd!

Happy Birthday, Billy Boyd!

Happy Birthday, Billy Boyd! Tolkien fans likely recognize Billy as the face of Pippin Took, the youngest of the four hobbits within the Fellowship of the Ring. Since his appearance in The Lord of the […]

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