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tolkien

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70-year-old Tolkien poem reveals early 'Lord of the Rings' character

Elf queen Galadriel makes an appearance as a magical being who grants a couple's wish for children, then demands payment.

By July 17, 2016

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George R.R. Martin and J.R.R Tolkien throw down in rap battle

Two fantasy literature heavyweights take their beef to the mic, pitting "Game of Thrones" against "The Lord of the Rings." Caution: Some language is not quite safe for work.

By May 3, 2016

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Tolkien-notated Middle-earth map found in copy of 'The Lord of the Rings'

An illustrator's personal copy of "The Lord of the Rings" contains a map with handwritten notes from J.R.R. Tolkien himself.

By October 26, 2015

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Celebrate J.R.R. Tolkien's twelvety-third birthday with a traditional toast

Be sure to have a drink in your hand at 9 p.m. on January 3 if you want to properly honor the master of Middle-earth.

By January 3, 2015

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Lost book by J.R.R. Tolkien coming soon is basically fanfic for fans of Finns

"The Story of Kullervo" was written decades before "The Hobbit" and the world it takes place in will be familiar to fans of Finnish mythology.

By August 18, 2015

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Battlefield 1 interview: 'It's not worth stepping on people's memories'

GameSpot speaks to DICE about Battlefield 1's origins, setting and storytelling potential.

By May 11, 2016

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Peter Jackson: 'I didn't know what the hell I was doing' when shooting 'The Hobbit'

The director reveals how the rushed pre-production on his second Tolkien trilogy left him "making it up as I went along."

By November 20, 2015

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Stephen Colbert kicks off 'Late Show' with boost from Captain America shield

The new host of CBS' "Late Show" jokes about Ashley Madison and the geeky stuff he keeps in his new studio at New York's Ed Sullivan Theater. Sadly, he doesn't have any Hobbit interns on his staff.

By September 9, 2015

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Watch Stephen Colbert's geeky farewell to Jon Stewart

Stephen Colbert, the Sam to Jon Stewart's Frodo, gets overly geeky in this "Lord of the Rings"-themed farewell to Stewart on Jon's final episode of "Daily Show."

By August 7, 2015

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PC)

Even if you aren't a fan of the Tolkien universe, Shadow of Mordor is a great-looking and ultra-satisfying action game filled with remarkable villains and countless memorable moments.

By September 25, 2014