All Tales May Come True

Due to extreme technical difficulties, Episode 179 is delayed by a week. However, I wanted to share with you a sample of my audio-essay “All Tales May Come True”. The full audio-essay and PDF are available to our patrons at Also, as mentioned on the last episode, for the month of October 2019, the first 5 […]

0022 – On Fairy-Stories – Tolkien’s Literary Manifesto

On this episode of The Tolkien Road, we examine and discuss Tolkien’s influential essay On Fairy-Stories. While both Greta and I are hungry to start our read-through of The Lord of the Rings, I felt it was important to consider the ideas Tolkien lays out in On Fairy-Stories because of the role they play in The Lord of the Rings. […]