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  • Capt. Xerox 12:05 pm on April 7, 2016 Permalink
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    It's important to hook your kids to science fiction when they're young. Here are recommended books by age. https://t.co/UtF2neOq6u

     
  • Capt. Xerox 12:19 pm on December 27, 2014 Permalink
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    If the last Hobbit movie disappointed you, spend some time instead watching an interview with J.R.R. Tolkien himself. http://t.co/otzAt1VLj6

     
  • Capt. Xerox 12:19 pm on February 19, 2014 Permalink
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    If J.R.R. Tolkien was an advertising< copy writer, we might see ads that look like these. http://t.co/RmtZJt5wyk

     
  • Capt. Xerox 3:41 pm on January 22, 2014 Permalink
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    Don’t expect any Silmarillion movies any time soon because Peter Jackson doesn’t own the film rights.

    You might think it to unwieldy a book to ever adapt for the screen, but what if it was a mini-series of some sort where different eras were plotted out into individual stories?

    One fan is doing just that, imagining it as a three-season animated series. It’s watch it in a heartbeat. Check out his designs here: http://ow.ly/sQEWQ

     
  • Capt. Xerox 3:07 pm on January 3, 2014 Permalink
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    Could you imagine The Hobbit if the main character was a girl instead of the familiar male Bilbo? One mother began reading the story with a female protagonist to her young daughter after the girl insisted that Bilbo was, in fact, a girl.

    The idea is interesting and the mother argues that it’s a worthwhile exercise considering that female characters are under-represented in these sorts of stories. Maybe so, but I’d prefer to stick to the gender that the author intended. Leave it to a modern author to create a classic children’s story to take on the patriarchy.

    Read more at http://ow.ly/sfFf2.

     
  • Capt. Xerox 3:28 pm on September 21, 2012 Permalink
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    If it weren’t for Stanley Unwin’s son liking The Hobbit, it might never have been published. Listen to this BBC report. http://t.co/C5m0MS4P

     
  • Capt. Xerox 2:01 pm on August 3, 2012 Permalink
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    Say it ain’t so! The Hobbit movie has gone from being two movies to three. Talk about a cash grab. http://t.co/bu1hX3zC

     
  • Capt. Xerox 3:29 pm on August 2, 2012 Permalink
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    If you are a Tolkien fan, this Le Monde interview with Christopher Tolkien is mandatory reading. http://t.co/HXseB3be

     
  • Capt. Xerox 4:28 pm on December 16, 2011 Permalink
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    So what did the New York Times think of The Hobbit when it came out in 1938? Read the original review to find out. http://t.co/0p7rFZXy

     
  • Capt. Xerox 12:30 pm on August 29, 2011 Permalink
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    A devoted Tolkien fan has created his own, hand-drawn version of The Silmarillion, one of my favourite books. http://ow.ly/6flBy

     
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