TL;DR: I miss Rings of Power already.
A timely re-examination of Tolkien's major themes.
A lesson in everything I hate about internet Fandom.
Tolkien did a WHOLE LOT of living, and here's how that influenced his writing.
It's probably somewhere above average as a movie. It is, uh, rather less so as a biography.
One blog post to rule them all.
One multinational holding company to rule them all.
On the list of things I expected to see in the news this week, "Lord of the Rings anime" was definitely not one of them...
Now, I don't usually go for podcasts or video essays, but this video snuck up on me outta nowhere. Not unlike a certain Randal Keith Orton...