Due to changes in URLs the most current links to various Middle-earth Talk Radio episodes are being maintained at Xenite.Org’s Middle-earth Talk Radio category.
I haven’t been able to keep up with announcements for Middle-earth Talk Radio like I had hoped. We’ve released three more episodes since my last announcement.
Middle-earth Talk Radio Episode 13 was recorded on July 13, 2009. Topics included:
- Tolkien & RPGer negative clichés
- Harvard offering Tolkien course
- RPG Research Project
- “Agent Elrond”
- London Bridge & Tolkien tie-in with Osgiliath
- Other Minds Magazine Issue 7 out this week
- MerpCon V July 24-26
- Live broadcast youth Tolkien panel
- Broadcasting next Middle-earth Talk Radio LIVE from MerpCon on Sunday, July 26th 4:00 pm (we say 3:00 pm, but to allow for setup time, it will be at 4:00 pm)
- MerpCon V will be the LAST MerpCon. Becomes TolkienMoot in the future
- MerpCon will have live audio, video, and interactive chat
- Xenite Hobbit News website redesigned and includes related news archives
You can download Middle-earth Talk Radio Episode 14 here.
Episode 14 was recorded live at MERPcon.
- Hobbit movie script weeks away from completion
- Hobbit movies still unfunded
- Hobbit movies threatened by Tolkien Estate lawsuit
- Tolkien & C.S. Lewis
- Why doesn’t Frodo just ride an eagle?
- The rebuilding of Hobbiton
- Various topics and discussions from the studio and online audience.
You can view a news release and download link here.
We recorded Episode 15 on September 1, 2009.
- Post MerpCon V Tolkien Moot 2009 discussion
- Raw Hobbit now available for download
- Spokane Tolkien Society Youth Panel now available for download
- “Live recorded” Middle-earth Talk Radio episode 14 available for download
- Other Minds Magazine Issue 7 available. Discuss overview of contents
- Middle-earth Radio streams outages status update, explanation, and plans
- Government Program, Middle-earth Stimulus program “Cash for Orcs”…
- J.R.R. Tolkien’s anniversary of his death.
- DragonCon showing “Hunt for Gollum”
- DragonCon showing “unauthorized peak at the upcoming Hobbit films”
- Tom Cruise playing Bilbo Baggins
- L.A. Tolkien Fans celebrating Bilbo’s B-day again on the wrong day.
- Any Serkis to be in C.S. Lewis production of “Screwtape”
- Daniel Radcliffe
- Beautifully hand “Illuminated” copy of the Silmarillion
- Ian McKellin says he knows who’s cast in the Hobbit, but he’s not telling (yet)
- Comments about “The Examiner”
- Hobbit not going to be done in 3D.
- Tentative settlement between Tolkien Estate and New Line Cinema
Look for the Middle-earth Talk Radio Episode 15 download link here.
We just recorded Episode 16 this past weekend. I’ll post a separate notice when it has been published.