TAG: Tolkien Time!

Today’s post was supposed to be a review of one of the very many Tolkien nonfiction books that I’ve received recently.  I’m particularly excited about Tolkien and the Great War, and I hope to get to it soon, but with everything going on this month, it’s just not looking feasible.  Admittedly, that means I’m probably […]

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TTT: Middle-earth Cities I Want to Visit

You know those memes that are like if you could visit any fantasy world, and everyone always says none of them?? It’s crazy to me every time because I would literally pay more money than I will ever make in an entire lifetime to go to Middle-earth. And I get the reasoning behind most of […]

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The Truth About Morgoth

Do I know what this post is really supposed to be about? I meannnnnn, not really? If we’re being honest? It’s going to be a hot mess, so you’ve been warned. But I’ve talked about Morgoth a lot on the blog–my Silmarillion review is practically ancient at this point, and it really needs updating, but […]

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An Adventure in Tolkien: The Book of Lost Tales, Part One

Previously on An Adventure in Tolkien: I have literally fallen in love with Gimli, and so has Legolas. Tudo bem, I’ve got a bone to pick with this Foreword. Christopher clearly has got some Thoughts about people who say that The Silmarillion is “too difficult”, and I’ve got many of those same Thoughts because IT’S […]

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TTT: Best Lines

This is going to be purely movie lines, and if any are similar to the book, that’s only because Peter Jackson pulled it directly from the book. Ideally, I should have kept track while I was rereading the trilogy last year, but I’m the worst, and I didn’t, so you’re going to have just deal […]

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What Legolas & Gimli Say About Racism

Well, today’s post is very timely. I’ve got a lot to say about what happened last week, and none of it’s kind, and all of it is more than I can put in even a single post, never mind an intro. I was hopeful that I wouldn’t have to do another intro like this after […]

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How Does the Movie Compare?

You know what would have been a really good idea? Taking notes while I was watching the movies recently, immediately after I’d finished reading the books. Alas, I was too swept up in Middle-earth–how does one get too swept up in a movie they’ve seen literally dozens of times? NO IDEA–and thus, I took literally […]

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TTT: Most Anticipated 2021 Book Releases

A second post today! I know, I know, but I couldn’t not do this week’s That Artsy Reader Girl topic for anticipated releases because I have got a lot of books preordered, and I’m hella excited about all of them. I’m only going to list the ones from January to June because although I’ve got […]

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TTT: Times Gandalf Made me Cry

Look, Gandalf makes me cry a lot. Probably more than anyone else in the legendarium, and that’s saying something. Plus, I’m just a person who cries a lot, so while some of these I’ve only cried about once, or even just in spirit, some of them I’ve cried about every damn time. There’s no order […]

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Frodo vs Everyone & the Ring

In my house, there’s an old argument that surfaces every once in a while–can Superman actually be defeated? Usually, it comes down to a “well if xyz happens, and the circumstances are right, and this particular villain is involved, probably” kind of answer, and while that’s all well and good, I like more substantial answers. […]

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