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  • November 2, 2015
    Well, Halloween is over, so you all know what that means. "CHRISTMAS FULL STEAM AHEAD." Yep. A couple of my neighbors put their decorations up yesterday. I am going to go over there sometime this week and ring the doorbell and sing carols. And by carols I mean Incubus song... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2015
    This is a map of Middle Earth annotated by J.R.R. Tolkien in green ink with some of the real-life European inspirations for locations in Middle Earth. The map was discovered by Blackwell Rare Books in a copy of Lord Of The Rings that used to belong to British illustrator Pauli... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2015
    This is a visual comparison of the approximately 1,350-mile (~2,172 km) trek Sam and Frodo traveled from Hobbiton to Mount Doom with the equivalent distances on maps of the United States and Europe. In the US, the same 1,350-mile journey would take you from Los Angeles to Aust... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2014
    Previously: Harry Potter and Star Wars versions. Go HERE to take a 72-question test to determine your personality type. This is a Myers-Briggs personality chart (larger version HERE, full-res version as well as Doctor Who, Avengers, The Walking Dead, Firefly, Supernatural a... / Continue →
  • October 20, 2014
    This is a very short video of Sir Ian McKellan encouraging kids outside a school library to study hard for their exams. Because, if you don't, SPOILER: YOU SHALL NOT PASS. That's what he says. It's cute because that's what he says to the Balrog in Lord of the Rings. That's ... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2014
    This is a video of some guy constantly scaring/harassing his girlfriend with different Lord of the Rings quotes. Amazingly, somehow she didn't leave him before he was able to make this video. Also, for a guy who can remember every line from Lord of the Rings, it's a little su... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2014
    This is a video of a guy dressed up and make-upped to look like a member of the advanced orc breed Urak-Hai from Lord of the Rings. Then he goes grocery shopping. He gets a bunch of funny looks. Although not nearly as many as I got when I went shopping this afternoon, which ... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2013
    This is the 5-foot x 10-foot, 200,000 piece Middle Earth LEGO Rivendell built by Alice Finch (of 400,000-piece LEGO Hogwarts fame) and David Frank. I wish I could just shrink myself down to that size and live there. Of course, I said the same thing about my little sister's Ba... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2013
    This is 'Lord of the Crumbs', Sesame Street's 'Lord of the Rings' parody starring Cookie Monster. Who, as far as monsters go, isn't a very scary looking one. When I was growing up there was a REAL monster that lived in my closet. You know what color his eyes were? Dried blo... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2013
    This is the lifesize Gollum statue made and sold by WETA Workshop. The piece stands (crouches) 3'6" tall and makes the perfect addition to a child's bedroom. What? Kids love 'Lord of the Rings'. Just make sure to angle it so it's always staring right at their bed. Plus tel... / Continue →