0008 – Evan Palmer interview

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We sit down with illustrator Evan Palmer of EvanPalmerComics.com to discuss his graphic interpretation of Ainulindalë. It’s an illuminating interview for a fascinating work! You can find Evan’s work at EvanPalmerComics.com/Ainulindale. Come get lost in Middle-earth and explore the history of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings! Originally released: 2/26/2015. Talking Tolkien is now known as The Tolkien […]

0006 – On Enjoying Tolkien or Reasons Why

Why spend so much time talking and writing about Tolkien? What does it mean to fully enjoy something? We discuss these matters, with a little help from C.S. Lewis, on our first non-Silmarillion episode. Come get lost in Middle-earth and explore the history of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings! Originally released: 2/23/2015. Talking Tolkien is […]

0005 – The Silmarillion – Ch02 – Of Aulë and Yavanna

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Where did Dwarves, Ents, and Eagles come from? We explore these questions and more in our discussion of the 2nd chapter of The Silmarillion proper, Of Aulë and Yavanna. Come get lost in Middle-earth and explore the history of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings! Originally released: 2/23/2015. Talking Tolkien is now known as The Tolkien Road. If you like The Tolkien Road, you […]

0004 – The Silmarillion – Ch01 – Of the Beginning of Days

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On the 4th episode of the Talking Tolkien podcast, co-hosts John & Greta Carswell examine the 1st chapter of The Silmarillion proper, Of the Beginning of Days. Come get lost in Middle-earth and explore the history of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings! Originally released: 2/17/2015. Talking Tolkien is now known as The Tolkien Road. If […]

0003 – The Silmarillion – Valaquenta

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On the third episode of the Talking Tolkien podcast, co-hosts John & Greta Carswell examine Valaquenta, the second section in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion. Come get lost in Middle-earth and explore the history of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings! Originally released: 2/13/2015. Talking Tolkien is now known as The Tolkien Road. If you like The Tolkien Road, […]

0002 – The Silmarillion – Ainulindalë

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On the second episode of the Talking Tolkien podcast, co-hosts John & Greta Carswell examine Ainulindalë, the first section in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion. Come get lost in Middle-earth and explore the history of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings! Originally released: 2/7/2015. Talking Tolkien is now known as The Tolkien Road. If you like The […]

0001 – The Silmarillion – Introduction

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On the first episode of the Talking Tolkien podcast, co-hosts John & Greta Carswell provide an introduction to J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion and introduce some of the many themes they will be covering as they move through The Silmarillion chapter-by-chapter over the next several episodes. Come get lost in Middle-earth and explore the history of The Hobbit‘s […]