Post Tagged with: "Middle-earth"

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 […]

[Video] Lord of the Rings: Quiet Environmentalism

[Video] Lord of the Rings: Quiet Environmentalism

I recently stumbled upon, via James’ blog A Tolkienist’s Perspective, a nice video about environmentalism and Middle-earth on the Our Changing Climate YouTube channel. It talks about the importance of nature, the role that plays […]

Middle-earth News Celebrates 6 Years Today!

Middle-earth News Celebrates 6 Years Today!

Who would have thought that the little blog and Twitter account I started six years ago on January 12, 2011, would grow to the community we have today?! I think I can speak for all […]

Kings, Queens, and Halflings: A Historian Looks at Middle-earth, by David Cofield

Kings, Queens, and Halflings: A Historian Looks at Middle-earth, by David Cofield

Official Announcement: Oloris Publishing is happy to announce the release of Kings, Queens, and Halflings: A Historian Looks at Middle-earth by David Cofield! David Cofield first read The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings […]

The Proverbs of Middle-earth, By David Rowe

The Proverbs of Middle-earth, By David Rowe

Official announcement: Oloris Publishing is excited to announce the release of The Proverbs of Middle-earth by David Rowe! An Arabic proverb says, “Before you shoot the arrow of truth, dip it in honey.” This book is both […]

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 […]

Released Today: Middle-earth Landscapes

Released Today: Middle-earth Landscapes

Ian Brodie’s latest book, Middle-earth Landscapes: Locations in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Film Trilogies, comes out today in the U.S. and Canada! Like the title suggests, this book is all about the […]

Dean O’Gorman EXCLUSIVE Interview at Dragon Con 2015!

Dean O’Gorman EXCLUSIVE Interview at Dragon Con 2015!

Middle-earth News Assistant Director and Staff Reporter Valdís had the great, good fortune to spend a few nimutes chatting with actor Dean O’Gorman recently at Dragon Con 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Valdis: So, this is […]

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 […]

Happy Birthday, Cate Blanchett!

Happy Birthday, Cate Blanchett!

Happy birthday to the incomparable and magical Cate Blanchett! The multi-award-winning Australian actress turns 46 today. Cate was born in 1969 in Melbourne, Australia, the middle of three children of June and Robert DeWitt Blanchett. […]