Middle-earth Talk Radio Episode 6 now live

UPDATE: Due to changes in URL structures, you should use the link provided at Middle-earth Talk Radio Episode 5 provided by the Middle-earth Website on Xenite.Org.

Middle-earth Radio offers free streaming feeds of music inspired by the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Middle-earth Talk Radio is available as a downloadable MP3 file. You have to register for free and log in before you can access the downloads section. Registration is a relatively harmless process.

Episode 6 was recorded on November 16, 2008.

Episode 6 topics include:

  • Hawke’s recent Tolkien-related acquisitions
  • Book: The Plants of Middle-earth, Botany and Sub-creation
  • Brief mention about Radio Rivendell and the favorable comments in
    their forums about Middle-earth Talk Radio
  • Book: Roots and Branches by Thomas Shippey
  • Book: J.R.R. Tolkien Companion & Guide
  • Audio CD: The J.R.R. Tolkien Audio Collection readings by J.R.R.
    Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien.
  • Four 60 minute DVD series by Kultur with artwork from the
    Brother’s Hildebrant and music by Mostly Autumn: Secrets of
    Middle-earth: Inside Tolkien’s Hobbit,Inside The Fellowship of the
    Ring, Inside The Two Towers, Inside the Return of the King.
  • Updates on Guillermo’s The Hobbit movies plans.
  • NASA discovers the Eye of Sauron
  • Book: Tales from the Perilous Realm
  • British Tolkien Fan Movie: Born of Hope. Focuses on Arathorn and
  • Defense attorney in murder case, makes reference to Tolkien during
  • An American priest wrote article “Why Tolkien said no to Narnia”.
    New Zealand Herald article also covering the free, non-profit fan
    movie “Born of Hope”, that will be available for download over the
  • Online Fandom, Have We Gone Too Far or Not Far Enough?
  • Follow up on the hunt for Gil-galad’s car.
  • Update on Other Minds Magazine Issue 5 delays, mention of Beowulf and Tolkien essay.
  • Check here for a clean list of links related to the show’s topics.

    You can see the original trailer for “Born of Hope” on YouTube (or right here, thanks to their embedding feature).

    And they released a teaser for “Born of Hope” in 2008:

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