Tag Archives: Tolkien

September 22

Hobbit Day

By: TCO Happy Hobbit Day! September 22nd marks both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins’ birthdays. And of course, all week is known as Tolkien Week! On this week, I like to try and watch/read all things Tolkien, while of course indulging in food in true Hobbit fashion (any excuse for second breakfast)!  Check out this site for […]

June 04

Medieval Lord of The Rings Illustrations

By: Terra Clarke Olsen There are times I’m really thankful for the Internet and Social Media. Yesterday was one of those times; io9 published an article featuring these fantastic Russian Orthodox illustrations depicting scenes from The Lord of the Rings. Created by Ukranian artist Sergei Iukhimov, the images’ medieval style elicit the magical wonder that surrounds that period, […]

December 20

Gift Guide: Last Minute Gifts for Geeks

Gift Guide: Last Minute Gifts for Geeks By: Terra Clarke Olsen What’s that? You haven’t finished holiday shopping? …you mean you haven’t started?! Don’t panic. First step, grab a towel. Second step, thank the internet gods that Amazon Prime exists. Here are some of our favorite geeky gifts available via Amazon Prime. 1.) Star Trek […]

December 18

Gift Guide: Tolkien Fans

Gift Guide: Tolkien Fans By: Terra Clarke Olsen For Tolkien fans, you can never go wrong with a LoTR or Hobbit based gift, but there are so many options that it can be a bit overwhelming which gift to choose. It was hard, but we’ve narrowed it down to a few of our favorites. 1.) […]

April 29

EMP’s Fantasy Exhibit

EMP’s Fantasy Exhibit: A Must-See for Fantasy Fans  By: Terra Clarke Olsen Washingtonians are a lucky bunch. We have great seafood, great coffee, great people, but also a great collection of unique museums, including the EMP Museum. For those who haven’t been, or for those who are about to visit Seattle, now would be the […]

December 20

A Fangirl’s Review of The Hobbit

 A Fangirl’s Review of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey By: Terra Clarke Olsen As I previously wrote, I am a huge Hobbit fan. But it goes beyond The Hobbit, I love all works by Tolkien. So I found myself surprised when I read so many Tolkien fans profusely bashing the new Hobbit movie. I originally […]

December 13

There and Back Again: A Fangirl’s Tale

There and Back Again: A Fangirl’s Tale By: Terra Clarke Olsen Like most people, I am extremely excited to see The Hobbit movie. In preparation for the film’s release, I re-read The Hobbit, plunging myself deep into Middle Earth. While I was reading The Hobbit, a dear friend of mine sent out a hypothetical question […]