Column by Brian McGackin
Sifting through history, one classic at a time.
News by Dean Fetzer
Just in time for the launch of the new Hobbit movie, the kids program releases a version of Tolkien’s story, involving the Cookie Monster and Mount Crumb, rated "DG" for "delayed gratification".
News by Dean Fetzer
The Oxford and Cambridge Professor who wrote some of the worlds best-loved books and spawned a movie empire looks set to be the subject of his own film.
News by Dean Fetzer October 2, 2013
It doesn’t open until the 13th of December, but the hype for Peter Jackson’s new film is already building.
News by Dean Fetzer June 12, 2013
Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for the new Peter Jackson movie due in December - and it features a dragon!
Column by Cath Murphy December 21, 2012
Want to sound like a Tolkien expert without dressing up in a cloak and joining the local Middle-earth society? The Blagger's Guide gives you the trivia with none of the pain.
Column by Rajan Khanna December 18, 2012
A look at some of the elements of J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' that are superior to 'The Lord of the Rings.'
News by Dean Fetzer November 30, 2012
Alleging a breach of the contracts for Hobbit merchandise, J.R.R. Tolkien’s estate is suing the makers of the upcoming Hobbit movies.
News by Dean Fetzer November 26, 2012
With the premiere of Peter Jackson’s 'The Hobbit' only a few weeks away, activists are planning to protest the movie over alleged animal deaths during production.
Podcast by Cath Murphy November 13, 2012
News by Dean Fetzer October 31, 2012
Lecturer told he can’t use the word ‘hobbit’ to refer to a short race of early humans by Middle Earth Enterprises, who manage rights for Tolkien’s estate.
News by Benoît Lelièvre September 20, 2012
The new trailer for Peter Jackson's first Hobbit film is out!
News by Rob Hart September 4, 2012
Warner Bros. and MGM have revealed all three titles and release dates for the Hobbit movies.
News by Rob Hart August 1, 2012
Originally slated to be two movies, director Peter Jackson has confirmed that his adaptation of 'The Hobbit' will now be stretched into three films.
News by Dave Reuss May 4, 2012
From the Hobbit Motel to the Alice in Wonderland Rabbit House, famous fiction has helped create some stunning structures.
News by Rob Hart
A Berlin-based publisher wanted to translate and release 'The Hobbit'--and when they asked for proof of Tolkien's Aryan descent, the author wasn't too thrilled.
News by Rob Hart December 21, 2011
Peter Jackson has returned to Middle Earth, and it is good. Here's your first look at the cinematic adaptation of JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'.
News by Rob Hart October 25, 2011
Just in time for the 75th anniversary of The Hobbit, HarperCollins has uncovered more than 100 additional drawings JRR Tolkien made.