The Tolkien Road

A podcast about Middle-earth and all things Tolkien.

0153 – The Hobbit – Ch07 – Queer Lodgings

Concerning “Queer Lodgings”, from Beorn’s manor to the borders of Mirkwood…

Topics discussed…

    • We try out some new theme songs! What do y’all think? – 1:00
    • You gotta support the things you love! Support the show financially if you are able! – 7:45
    • Beorn is the Tom Bombadil of The Hobbit. – 14:50
    • Proof that Tolkien loved haiku. – 18:00
    • Eyrie vs Eyrie – 20:40
    • Carrock & Beorn’s Home – 24:50
    • Visiting Beorn. 2 x 2 introductions of Gandalf, Bilbo, and the dwarves. Bombur insult sandwich. – 33:00
    • The Wind Was on the Withered Heath – 43:40
    • Parting ways with Gandalf at the edge of Mirkwood – DON’T LEAVE THE PATH! – 53:20
    • Haiku is back! – 58:00
    • We watch the first trailer for Tolkien and offer our thoughts. – 1:01:00
    • LOTR on Prime has a Twitter account! What do we learn from their first few posts? – 1:05:30
    • You should check out Tea with Tolkien, the new podcast from our friend and long-time Tolkien Road supporter Kaitlyn Facista! – 1:11:15
    • Catching up on correspondence – 1:14:10

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Originally released: 2/18/2019.

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