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J.R.R. Tolkien

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Iconic 'Alien' designer H.R. Giger passes away

Swiss artist H.R. Giger, famous for his "Alien" biomechanical environment and creatures, has died at the age of 74.

By May 13, 2014

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Frodo on top in 'Periodic Table of Middle Earth'

Gollum, Bilbo, Sauron, Smaug, and other characters feature as elements in the chart, which was created by a geek chemist.

By May 7, 2013

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Lord of the Rings slots land Warner Bros. in legal adventure

A lawsuit filed by the estate of author J.R.R. Tolkien alleges that the studio doesn't have the right to sell Lord of the Rings online games, slot machines, and related items.

By November 20, 2012

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How much would you cough up for a Hobbit home?

With "The Hobbit" opening in U.S. theaters this week, a new infographic takes a glimpse at how much it would cost to buy a real-life Hobbiton abode similar to Bag End.

By December 14, 2012

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A handcrafted Barbie, er, Baggins dream house

British woman creates a miniature version of Bilbo Baggins' house from Tolkien's classic stories. You might say the Hobbit hole is downright precious.

By May 11, 2010

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God of War III: Kratos' last stand

A no-brainer for being one of 2010's most anticipated games of the year, God of War III looks to end the trilogy with an explosive tale vengeance as Kratos launches a final assault on Mount Olympus. With enough action, violence, and special effects to make James Cameron do a double-take, does God of War III bring the franchise to the next level, or is it merely button-mashing eye candy?

By March 16, 2010

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Where Randall promises he won't walk out this episode

Today, we rant about how J.R.R Tolkien's estate took home a whopping $62,000 from the Lord of the Rings trilogy. $62,000--that's like your dad's salary for a movie trilogy that grossed over $8 billion worldwide. Plus, we talk Fight Club reborn on Broadway

By February 12, 2008

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Science Fiction writer take on Internet pirates, Part II

Glaskowsky continues his discussion of the SFWA vs. Scribd controversy.

By September 3, 2007