Tag Archives: Lord of the Rings

Lord of the Full-Season Review

The last week or so has been pretty busy, which explains my dropping of some threads here even if it doesn’t excuse it.  Back to those threads soon.  But for now . . . The Nerd of the Rings recap … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: A Geeky Christmas

There was some decent holiday cheer in the funny pages today, but Bill Amend’s weekly FoxTrot had the best blend of Christmas and geek culture (which is what often sets Amend’s word apart).  The first panel is funny in a … Continue reading

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Math Wizard

Class the last two days has started with a showing of Sam’s speech from the end of The Two Towers concerning stories and the people in them.  Once again, very few students have actually seen the movies (and a smaller … Continue reading

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On Galadriel and Celeborn

We’re just a few hours away from the season one finale of The Rings of Power on Amazon Prime.  Much of the conversation over the last couple of months has been about which character is Sauron in disguise.  Not really … Continue reading

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Between Vigilance and Vengeance

We’re two episodes away from the end of the first season of The Rings of Power on Amazon Prime.  It’s been a fun 6 episodes so far, putting to the screen characters and locations that have mostly only resided in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Bilbo

It’s that time of year again, when Bilbo Baggins’s birthday comes back around.  It’s always worth revisiting this clip from The Fellowship of the Ring: In line with this Tolkien moment, we’re halfway through the first season of The Rings … Continue reading

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On Tour with Tuor

There was a time where I thought this summer would be the time to reread the Lord of the Rings.  I even  packed my bags in preparation for it.  But to read LOTR is no small task, not something to … Continue reading

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Today in (Middle Earth) History

I’ll just leave these two clips from The Return of the King here to mark the events of the day in Middle Earth History . . .

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Twenty Years of Fellowship

Turns out that it’s been 20 years since the premiere of Peter Jackson’s take on The Fellowship of the Ring.  Truly difficult to believe that much time has passed.  So I’ll just leave this right here:

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Mountains Again

Appropriate for today for many reasons, I think.

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