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Tolkien Controversy and Legend of the Seeker Tweetathon

Just wanted to drop a quick word about a couple of topics.

First, I want to remind people that tomorrow (November 20, 2011) marks the second Legend of the Seeker Tweetathon, scheduled for 12 Noon to 2 PM Pacific (Los Angeles) time. Please check my Save the Seeker blog for more details and links to forums where you can catch up with other LOTS fans.
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Episode 29 of Middle-earth Talk Radio now available

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.

While working on Tolkien Moot all week, Hawke Robinson has made time to edit and upload Episode 29 of Middle-earth Talk Radio, which we recorded on August 8.
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Additional Promo Articles for Tolkien Moot

I guess I can’t post these links every day but here are a few more promos for the upcoming Tolkien Moot. The facility is much larger this year and I was talking with Hawke this morning. I’ve been complaining about the pictures he posts of me on the Middle-earth Talk Radio site so he may set up his camera and backlighting stuff at the con and do some portrait shots for people. Now, I’m not saying everyone will get a free professional portfolio. I’m just saying he may take some really nice pictures to post online or something. So I need to get a haircut….
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Listen to Rehtaeh on Middle-earth Talk Radio Episode 28

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.

The fully edited version of the July 18 episode of Middle-earth Talk Radio is now available for download at Middle-earth Talk Radio Episode 28.
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Middle-earth Talk Radio to livecast on July 18 with Rehtaeh

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.

A message from Hawke Robinson: Greetings fellow Tolkien enthusiasts,
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Middle-earth Talk Radio Episode 25 online now

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.

Actually, it’s been online for several days. I was at a conference this week and just haven’t been able to catch up on everything I’m supposed to be doing.

You can download Middle-earth Talk Radio Episode 25: May 31, 2010 here.

Format: MP3
Duration:56 minutes 36 seconds
Filesize:77.7 MB (81,516,322 bytes)

Opening Music: “She Walks in Beauty” from the album Elementaria
by Rehtaeh

Topics Discussed

  • Thank you to all the military veterans who make it possible for us to have the freedom we have.
  • Big news – Del Toro resigns as director for The Hobbit movies, now what?
  • theonering.net “slashdotted” and the “slashdot effect”
  • Peter Jackson’s old Zombie gory spoof movie “Dead Alive”
  • Are there zombies in Middle-earth in his books?
  • What makes a zombie a zombie?
  • The Hobbit play in Norwich Theater – Roy Marsden
  • Another Hobbit play in Liverpool at the Empire
  • Terry Goodkind’s “Sword of Truth” Series, “Legend of the Seeker”, David Eddings Belgariad
  • Books vs. eBooks vs. PDFs
  • Civilization III vs. Civ IV (Michael thinks Civ IV “sucks”)
  • Harvard courses on Tolkien available online, Mark Zender Ph.D., how Tolkien uses language in storytelling
  • British Petroleum Gulf Oil Spill
  • Adventuring in the Second Age of Middle-earth
  • Yahoo Fan Modules Group
  • The Numenor Project
  • The Numenor Project First Contact Series
  • Classical civilization vs. medieval civilization for Middle-earth settings
  • No Inns?
  • Area later known as Andrast, peninsula in what would be far western Gondor many centuries later.
  • Primitive early Men prior to the Numenoreans helping raise them from the darkness.
  • Orcs and their daylight and night vision
  • Story of Tal-Elmar …. Part IV of Peoples of Middle-earth
  • A real palace that could be considered “Elvish” in design according to Michael (make this image for news announcements)
  • How role playing games encourages research
  • Second Age 1200 to 1600
  • When would precursor/proto-hobbits first appear and where
    Adunaic glossary

Closing Music: “Métima Lenda (Final Journey)”from the album Elementaria
by Rehtaeh

You can download and listen to ALL episodes of Middle-earth Talk Radio at the official Middle-earth Talk Radio Website http://www.middleearthtalk.com/ (and why didn’t he include “radio” in the URL? — who knows?).