For a laugh, I recommend going to Aervir's LJ post here: http://www.livejournal.com/users/aervir/9990.html?view=69382#t69382
She's assembled some truly terrible Tolkien-inspired kitsch and added some great commentary. Good for a real laugh. Wait'll you see exotic-dancer Luthien and Robinhood-clone Beren.
Truly terrible Tolkien-inspired artwork
Noodling about things Tolkien (inspired by the attempt to establish a literary center at one of his old houses) I came across this interview with…
You all might be interested in this series on Middle-earth characters by Megan N. Fontenot, published in Tor.com It includes essays on Gandalf,…
Just read this article about the upcoming adaptation of Frank Herbert's book Dune. I read the book many years ago and still remember it vividly.…