J.R.R. Tolkien’s son Christopher died this week. Fans of Middle-earth are mourning the loss, and no wonder. We owe him much. As his father’s biggest fan, he knew what the rest of longed for: more. More history and stories of the world where hobbits live, and we got it. Without Christopher, The Silmarillion would never have been published.Continue reading Belated Thanks to Christopher Tolkien
I’m celebrating Tolkien’s birthday in a strange way this year: by making graphs about the The Prancing Pony Podcast. As a Tolkien fan, I have been listening with great joy. Alan Sisto and Shawn Marchese do a great job of dissecting the texts, digging into the rich historical background of Middle-earth, and also bringing in pop culture references and making me laugh.Continue reading Prancing Pony Podcast Graphs for Season 3
A little unofficial something for fans of The Prancing Pony Podcast.
Getting stuck with pink and brown inspired me to make an abstract interpretation of an Entwife.
Adorable crocheted figures inspired by characters from Tolkien’s Middle-earth.