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The Quest: New Premiere Date & Facebook Page

The producers of The Quest reality show have announced a new premiere date of July 31st, 8/7c.  And the best way to stay on top of dates, and other info pertaining to this new adventure is to follow the official Quest facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/TheQuestABC Stay tuned to that page as we expect some exclusive content to be shown very soon! ...

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Review of Blu-Ray DVD "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"

For those seeking to add to their hoard of Tolkien treasures there are now the various Blu-ray editions to consider trading copper for.   For the purposes of this review, we will focus on the $35.99 Blu-ray Combo Pack. There are three DVDs included; the Blu-ray feature, the Blu-ray special features disc and the standard edition DVD.  I really like ...

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"The Quest" Begins on ABC June 19th

This just in from the Court 5 team and ABC: Thursday, June 19 8-9 PM – The Quest (New Series Premiere) We first caught wind of the date announcement via the Court 5 Facebook page – which we suggest you follow to keep on top of such adventurous announcements!  Follow here: https://www.facebook.com/CourtFive Court 5 is the company producing the show together ...

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Tomás Hijo Interview

Interview Submitted by Becky Dillon Tomas Hijo interview: I wasn’t really sure what I was looking at when I first spotted the frieze on Brian Sibley’s Facebook cover. But the character of Gandalf, central to the piece, made me think it was a Tolkien-inspired piece that I really wanted to see more of. I tried the artist’s page (www.tomashijo.com) and ...

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Anglo-Saxon Community In JRR Tolkien’s The Lord Of The Rings: Release Date Announced

Announcing The Release Date Of “Anglo-Saxon Community In JRR Tolkien’s The Lord Of The Rings” Oloris Publishing is very pleased to announce March 25, 2014 is the release date for “Anglo-Saxon Community in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings” by Dr. Deborah A. Higgens. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oloris Publishing PRLog (Press Release) – Dec. 19, 2013 – Anglo-Saxon Community in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The ...

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Art or Cash: The Desolation of Critics

Originally I was going to title this article “A Massive Metal Model of an Upended Space-Rocket: A Review of the Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”; but then I realized it was too long, far too cryptic and I didn’t feel like researching the proper usage of two colons in one sentence with quotes and italics.  I’m much more concerned with ...

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Tolkien Prof: Live Commentary on The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug

Late Breaking News: Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen Offers Live Commentary on The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug Tuesday, December 17, 2013 – The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug is evoking reactions from Tolkien fans ranging from extreme loathing to outright giddiness. If your own reactions about the movie are strong (in whatever direction), you have an opportunity to examine them in the ...

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The Narrow Road – Illustrated Novel

Occasionally the Middle-earth Network and Legendarium news will share info about a kickstarter or a project in-the-making that we feel confident to support. The Narrow Road is one of the projects. The Narrow Road is to be an illustrated adventure novel based on John Bunyan’s 17th-century classic, “The Pilgrim’s Progress.” Famed bladesmith David DelaGardelle is illustrating the novel and concept ...

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Legend of Conan Script Writer Announced

Crom help us. “What is best in life? To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of the women.” This quote is probably the most famous line from the original Conan movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Conan needs a great writer… a wolf-hungry snarling beast of a writer who shadow-boxes in his backyard and ...

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Greisinger Museum Exclusive Video Tour

Hail friends – and a Happy belated Hobbit Day to you!     It strikes me kind of funny, but I don’t remember anyone saying Happy Birthday to Bilbo or Frodo yesterday… No matter, I think the fireworks were splendid enough of a birthday salute anyway.  Whats that you say?  “What fireworks?”  You missed the fireworks over Bag End of the ...

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