Tag Archives: Middle Earth

Khraniteli: The Soviet take on Lord of the Rings – BBC April 6, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays April 7, 2021

I saw this recently on BBC – Khraniteli: The Soviet take on Lord of the Rings: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56641258 . Decided it was an unusual addition to this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post. Slightly longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. I didn’t … Continue reading

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News Corp to purchase ‘Lord of the Rings’ titles | TheHill – The Hill March 29, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays March 31, 2021

I saw this recently on News Corp to purchase ‘Lord of the Rings’ titles | TheHill – The Hill https://newsfeeds.media/news-corp-to-purchase-lord-of-the-rings-titles-thehill-the-hill/. Decided it was an interesting addition to this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post. Slightly longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. … Continue reading

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TunicaMS – Featured Vlogger of the Week – March 17, 2021

I chose TunicaMS: http://youtube.com/user/tunicams as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week.  The YouTube channel has 255 Subscribers;  90 videos; Joined Oct 20, 2007, 1,415,022 views  About page: http://youtube.com/user/tunicams/about Description:  The Tunica Mississippi Convention and Visitors Bureau’s channel is a way to … Continue reading

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Pluto’s largest moon just got a bunch of nerdy names for its craters, mountains Mashable April 11, 2018 – Weirdness Wednesdays March 17, 2021

I saw this recently on Mashable – Pluto’s largest moon just got a bunch of nerdy names for its craters, mountains: https://mashable.com/2018/04/11/pluto-charon-nerdy-names/. Decided it was an interesting addition to this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post. Slightly longer article, but here’s a … Continue reading

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Adventures in Mapping – Featured Blogger of the Week March 12, 2021

For this week’s Featured Blogger of the Week, I chose Adventures in Mapping: https://adventuresinmapping.com/ as the Featured Blogger of the Week. I have been reading the blog since January 2019. About page: no about page Social Media Links: Facebook: No listing … Continue reading

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Nerd of the Rings – Featured Vlogger of the Week – March 3, 2021

I chose Nerd of the Rings: https://www.youtube.com/NerdoftheRings as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week.  The YouTube channel has181K Subscribers;  82 videos; Joined Jan 14, 2020;11,240,136 views  About page: https://www.youtube.com/NerdoftheRings/about Description:  Sharing a passion for all things Tolkien! On Nerd of the … Continue reading

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Deep into the woods. — Middle-earth Reflections

Sam Gamgee famously said that there are “Elves and Elves”. Indeed, he was right. While the Elves are considered among the noblest in Middle-earth, there are Elves of various kinds. They differ from each other in personal qualities, just like … Continue reading

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The Life of Smaug & the Dragons of the North | Tolkien Explained – Nerd of the Rings YouTube

Saw this on YouTube: https://youtu.be/1ZxI2swm_1s Direct link: The Life of Smaug & the Dragons of the North| Tolkien Explained https://youtu.be/1ZxI2swm_1s (about 17:27 minutes long)

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A Guide to Tolkien’s Elves | Tolkien Explained – Nerd of the Rings YouTube

Saw this on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuK3LuRbyrU Direct link: A Guide to Tolkien’s Elves | Tolkien Explained – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuK3LuRbyrU (around 7:16 minutes long)

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The Complete Travels of Beren & Lúthien | Tolkien Explained – Nerd of the Rings YouTube

Saw this on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MA5ZyYXhyOY Direct link: The Complete Travels of Beren & Lúthien | Tolkien Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MA5ZyYXhyOY (about 22:06 minutes long)

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