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Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory Episode 6

Corey and Laura share listener observations and present the final five conundra of the riddle game

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.14: The Aftermath

What happens when the dust settles after the battle? Corey and Trish ask the tough questions.

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Bonus Episode: Comic-Con and the Teaser Trailer

Dave and guest listener Karen offer up a first hand view of the Comic-Con experience. Then Corey launches into a...

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.13: Farewell to Thorin

Corey and Trish put the "fun" into "funeral" in this installment of Riddles in the Dark, while Dave is off running...

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Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory Episode 5

Corey and Trish (standing in for Laura) share great listener observations about the Battle of Dol Guldur (RITD...

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.12: The Battle of Five Armies, Part 2

Who's gonna die? That's the big question in this episode of Riddles in the Dark, as The Tolkien Professor and fellow...

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Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory Episode 4

Corey and Trish (standing in for Laura) go over all the riddles covering the Siege (RITD Episodes 3.06, 3.07 and 3.08)

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.11: The Battle of Five Armies, Part 1

Why will the Elves march to Erebor? Will Bilbo be conscious for the battle? Does Roac constitute one of the armies?...

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.10: Dol Guldur Part 2 - The Black Hats

What is Sauron up to? Where are all those Orcs going anyway? And what's going on with the Nazgul? We don't have the...

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.09: Dol Guldur Part 1 - The White Hats

In a Daveless episode, Trish and Corey consider what will be happening at Dol Guldur in The Hobbit: The Battle of the...

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.03: There and Back Again - The Beginning

Saddle up the battle pigs! The RITD team go from serious to silly and back again as they consider the many ways that...

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.02: Those Elves

Talking Elves in the second episode of the third year of Riddles in the Dark.

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.01: Action and Violence

The first riddle episode of the last year of Riddles in the Dark considers how action and violence impact the first...

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Silmarillion Seminar 35:The Lost Episode

The thirty-fifth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age, Part 2

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 1, Episode b

The second installment of Phase 1 of Year 3 of Riddles in the Dark team sees us revisiting The Hobbit: Desolation of...

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 1, Episode a

The Riddles in the Dark team returns for the third and final round of the "how will Jackson tell the story" game....

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Riddles in the Dark 2.13: The End of All Things (In the Second Movie)

From what cliff will we be left hanging at the end of The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug?

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Riddles in the Dark 2.11: We'll Always Have the Carrock

Bromancing the (Arken)Stone in the Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.

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Riddles in the Dark 2.10: Is This a Ring I See Before Me?

The most prominent inanimate character in the Third Age of Middle-earth is discussed in the context of Peter...

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Riddles in the Dark Midyear Review

Corey Olsen, Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz review all the riddles and conundra posed so far for The Hobbit:...

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