0163 – The Hobbit – Ch15 – The Gathering of the Clouds

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Concerning “Fire and Water”, from Roäc the Raven to Bard’s brigade… If you like The Tolkien Road, you can support us for only $1 per episode via Patreon! Topics discussed (chapter discussion begins at 13:00)… The gathering of the birds / The old Thrush returns Quoth the Raven: “Smaug is Dead” “Go to Dain!” / Fortifying the […]

0162 – The Hobbit – Ch14 – Fire and Water

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Concerning “Fire and Water”, from Smaug’s blaze to Bard’s shot… If you like The Tolkien Road, you can support us for only $1 per episode via Patreon! Topics discussed (chapter discussion begins at 7:45)… Meanwhile back in Laketown…SMAUG!!! Bard the Bowman The Thrush Smaug is Dead! Bard and the Master Blaming the Dwarves Birds Spread the Word […]

0161 – The Hobbit – Ch13 – Not At Home

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Concerning “Not At Home”, from a dark descent to daylight on Dale… If you like The Tolkien Road, you can support us for only $1 per episode via Patreon! Topics discussed (chapter discussion begins at 15:00)… Trapped!? The darkness Mounds of treasure / The Arkenstone The dwarvish heart Mithril The Great Chamber of Thror Haiku For more […]

0160 – Concerning TOLKIEN (the film)

Concerning TOLKIEN (the biopic)… If you like The Tolkien Road, you can support us for only $1 per episode via Patreon! Having just viewed the new Tolkien biopic, we sat down to discuss some fresh, hot takes. MMMMMM…hot takes. We chat about the nature of biopics, myths, historical accuracy, “magic” as a big mistake of the film, […]