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Cool Like Bombadillo

J.R.R. Tolkien’s character of Tom Bombadil was based on one of the author’s beloved childhood toys—a doll that accidentally got flushed down a toilet. Many Tolkien aficionados wish that the enigmatic inhabitant of the Old Forest had stayed in that loo, never to resurface in Tolkien’s subconscious.

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Legendarium EXCLUSIVE: Ken Stott Talks Dwarves, Dragons, and Fans at HobbitCon

Legendarium Media gets the EXCLUSIVE interview with Ken Stott, who played Balin in Peter Jackson’s new epic trilogy, The Hobbit. The Scottish actor has become best known as the wise and friendly Dwarf, Balin, from the Hobbit films. Stott has also had a long career in both stage and film such as the lead in “The Folk Singer”. HobbitCon follows ...

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Evangeline Lilly ‘Stamps’ her mark on Middle-earth.

From the official press release: Actor Evangeline Lilly says she is delighted to be featured on an official New Zealand Post stamp and coin to help celebrate the upcoming release of the epic fantasy adventure The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM). Lilly plays a fierce Elf warrior named Tauriel in ...

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THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG DISPLAYED AT TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX – Toronto

EXCLUSIVE COSTUMES FROM THE SECOND INSTALMENT OF THE EPIC FANTASY ADVENTURE TRILOGY THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG DISPLAYED AT TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX From the official Warner Bros. Press Release: In celebration of the upcoming release “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” Warner Bros. Pictures Canada and TIFF have unveiled an exclusive wardrobe display showcasing garments as seen in the ...

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Lord of the Rings in a Disney Park?

  Here is a curious rumor if ever I heard one; Disney and Warner Brothers are in talks or maybe have even signed an agreement that will bring “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” to areas of the Disney Parks. I honestly do not know if we can hold this rumor in high regard as several months ago ...

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Interview with Heart of the Wild author Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan

Cubicle 7 Publishing has amazed the table-top gaming world with their high quality products, original game design, and masterful handling of licensed properties within the hobby. They presently hold the rights to produce table-top role-playing games for several well known intellectual properties, including the popular Primeval television series as well as the iconic Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space ...

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LOTRO Players Presents: Fellowship Walk 2013 Song

From the offcial LOTRO Players press release; LOTRO Players is proud to present the official song for Fellowship Walk 2013. The Fellowship Walk is a yearly walk in Lord of the Rings Online to raise money for Child’s Play charity. This years Fellowship Walk hopes to raise $5,000 for the charity. The Fellowship Walk starts September 22nd and runs until ...

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Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit now in Paperback!

  Mythgard Institute founder, college professor and Tolkien scholar Corey Olsen (aka The Tolkien Professor) published Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit  on September 22nd of last year. This scholarly work takes an easy, conversational approach to the Tolkien’s first novel. It’s an easy read, informative, and written with a keen wit. It’s 336 pages present new insight to the text for ...

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"Of Fantasy Worlds": An Interview with Kate Madison

In this interview, Kate talks about her recent event appearances at Nine Worlds and Ring Con and her next project Ren. As the Kickstart for Kate Madison’s “Ren” counts down, she needs your help to make the campaign a success. Ren is the story of a young woman, who lives a quiet life in a small village until her face ...

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