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melkorwashere: ’’Hidden in an old copy of The Lord of the…

Friday, November 16th, 2018

melkorwashere: ’’Hidden in an old copy of The Lord of the Rings, a U.K. rare book store has found a map of Middle-earth annotated by J.R.R. Tolkien himself. The map, found in a book given to Blackwell’s Rare Books, has Tolkien commenting on numerous facets of the world of the popular book series. Most notably […]

maisiewilliams: MODERN LADIES: Arwen Evenstar (Lord of the…

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

maisiewilliams: MODERN LADIES: Arwen Evenstar (Lord of the Rings) There is still hope.  Reposted from http://ift.tt/1YDrny4.

From Out-of-Print U.S. Editions of the Lord of the…

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

From Out-of-Print U.S. Editions of the Lord of the Rings: BALLANTINE – SECOND ISSUE This reissue which appeared in 1973, featured Tolkien’s own artwork.  It became a widespread favorite in the U.S., particularly for those who grew up in the 1970s.  The three watercolors are (Vol 1) “The Hill: Hobbiton-across-the-Water,” identified on the copyright page […]

An endless list of books you should read – The Lord of The…

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

An endless list of books you should read – The Lord of The Rings trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien credit Reposted from http://lies.tumblr.com/post/57977736653.

grantaire-put-that-bottle-down: thetimelordwithnoname: elphabaf…

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

grantaire-put-that-bottle-down: thetimelordwithnoname: elphabaforpresidentofgallifrey: jamesrostron: A double-bill of Lord of the Rings posts today, this one showing the route of the fellowship from Rivendell to Mordor; one of the most awesome and geekiest posts I’ve ever done. is this a subway map the fuck you doing Gandalf? This is the best thing I’ve ever seen Reposted […]

I, for One, Welcome Our New Tea Party Overlords

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Marshall Ganz, writing today in an LA Times op ed: How Obama lost his voice, and how he can get it back. During the presidential campaign, Obama inspired the nation not by delivering a poll-driven message but by telling a story that revealed the person within — within him and within us. In his Philadelphia […]

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021

teacupsandcyanide: teacupsandcyanide: Gandalf, taking a hit from his joint: Did you guys know that mithril is super expensive? Like insanely valuable? That it’s very much a finite resource mostly plundered from the earth and invaluable due to its many uses? And also Sauron has most of it so it’s now lost to its Elven and […]

Monday, September 6th, 2021

villainelle: References to ‘The Silmarilion’ by J.R.R. Tolkien (part 2)The Lord of the Rings (2001—2003) dir. Peter Jackson Reposted from https://lies.tumblr.com/post/661607837605199872.

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

thefingerfuckingfemalefury: spartanlocke: bunnikkila: schmergo: Pitch: Muppet Lord of the Rings. Miss Piggy as Eowyn. Imagine her just throwing herself at a human man playing Aragorn. Imagine her defeating the Witch-King of Angmar by going “HI-YA!” and karate chopping him. Throwing herself at Aragorn Then Kermit arrives as Faramir and she just bodily pitches Aragorn offscreen […]

Friday, August 20th, 2021

the-other-anaander: mikkeneko: wintersoldierfell: Of all the redemption arcs in popular fantasy media, I feel like Theoden’s in The Lord of the Rings is the most overlooked. The movies emphasize the magical control that the evil powers exercise over Theoden, but in the books, it’s more obviously a depiction of bad kingship, in the British medieval […]

dreams-of-a-moth:But you, my daughter, you will linger on in…

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

dreams-of-a-moth: But you, my daughter, you will linger on in darkness and in doubt, as nightfall in winter that comes without a star. Here you will dwell, bound to your grief, under the fading trees, until all the world is changed and the long years of your life are utterly spent. The Lord Of The […]

unhistorical:September 21, 1937: The Hobbit is…

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

unhistorical: September 21, 1937: The Hobbit is published. J.R.R.Tolkien’s classic children’s novel turns 75 years old today. The book begins with the line “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit”, a sentence which, according to Tolkien, came to him spontaneously while marking papers. The first edition dust jacket was designed by the author himself, […]

mirkwoodest: mirkwoodest: mirkwoodest: One of the ballsiest things Tolkien ever did was write 473k…

Friday, November 15th, 2019

mirkwoodest: mirkwoodest: mirkwoodest: One of the ballsiest things Tolkien ever did was write 473k words about some hobbits called frodo, sam, merry, and pippin and then write in the appendices that their names are actually maura, ban, kali, and razal.  This just in: Eowyn and Eomer’s names actually start with the letter “L.” [source for other nerds]  […]

tolkienmatters: The Houses of Healing was a large infirmary in…

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

https://ift.tt/33MZPNM Lord of the Rings – Return of the King – Peter Jackson tolkienmatters: The Houses of Healing was a large infirmary in the higher levels of Minas Tirith. As it’s name implies, it was used as a hospital for the sick and injured of Gondor. It features prominently after the Battle of Pelennor Fields. […]

tolkienmatters: Weathertop (Amon Sûl in Sindarin) was a large…

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

https://ift.tt/2SQyS7N Lord of the Rings Online – Turbine Dev – Screenshot Fall of Amon Sul – The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II: The Rise of the Witch-king English tolkienmatters: Weathertop (Amon Sûl in Sindarin) was a large hill in Eriador which had built upon it a formidable watchtower. The watchtower was […]

the-wasp: The world is changed. I feel it in the water. I…

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

the-wasp: The world is changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) dir. Peter Jackson Reposted from https://lies.tumblr.com/post/185553544923.

bubbagumps:female awesome meme✔ 1/5 warrior characters➱ éowyn…

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

bubbagumps: female awesome meme✔ 1/5 warrior characters➱ éowyn (lord of the rings) Reposted from http://lies.tumblr.com/post/178902860274.

marya-nikolaevna: “As I read Return of the King, I didn’t want it to be over. That last book blew my…

Friday, June 8th, 2018

marya-nikolaevna: “As I read Return of the King, I didn’t want it to be over. That last book blew my mind, particularly the scouring of the Shire. I didn’t like that when I was in high school. The story’s over, and they destroyed the ring — but he didn’t write “and now they lived happily […]

windandwater: worldsentwined: The Silmarillion according to…

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

windandwater: worldsentwined: The Silmarillion according to someone who has never read it but only picked up bits and pieces from the tumblr fandom. For shits and giggles!  celeborn = teleporno galadriel absolutely is a badass I love Elwing who hates Elwing I’ll fight them I can’t decide if I blame Wagner or Norse mythology for […]

drmanhattan: katsdisturbed: kamikazekatze: garrulus: jons-snow: no man will ever be as…

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

drmanhattan: katsdisturbed: kamikazekatze: garrulus: jons-snow: no man will ever be as attractive as aragorn during his first appearance on lord of the rings: the fellowship of the ring (2001) i nominate aragorn opening those giant doors in lord of the rings: the two towers (2002) Can I also nominate Aragorn raising his sword and running […]