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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.08: The Siege,Thief in the Night

Moving right along toward the Battle of (the) Five Armies, Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and his Riddles in the Dark...

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.07: The Siege,Laketown View

Our hosts were very talkative in this episode, starting with a rant about the new name for Hobbit Movie 3, then...

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Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory, Episode II

The second episode of the Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory. The Tolkien Professor addresses your comments and...

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.06: The Siege,Erebor View

Corey extols the virtues of Roac, Trish attempts to be a human sound effects machine, and Dave holds it all together...

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.05: Smaug's Attack

How epic will the attack of the dragon on Laketown be? Will there be any red shirts among the cast? And what about...

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Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory, Episode 1

The first episode of the Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory. The Tolkien Professor addresses your comments and...

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Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.04: Meanwhile, Back in Laketown

What's going on in Laketown while the Dwarves are zigging and zagging around Erebor with a dragon in close pursuit?...

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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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Tolkien Chat 17: Reactions to the Desolation of Smaug Part 2

Part 2: Professor Olsen discusses his reactions to the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug

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Tolkien Chat 16: Reactions to the Desolation of Smaug Part 1

Part 1: Professor Olsen discusses his reactions to the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug

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A Bit of Wookie: Riddles in the Dark Year 2 in Review

As The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug is unveiled around the world, Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen, Laura Berkholtz, and...

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Riddles in the Dark: Hail Fellow and Fewmets!

Warming up by looking at some more materail from The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, our Riddles in the Dark co-hosts...

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Riddles in the Dark 2.16: You Be Dragon?

Checking out a flood of material released by Peter Jackson for The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, with a little...

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SilmFilm Episode 0-04: Plot Mapping

Episode 0-4 Audio  Introduction/Review Today, we are dividing up the Silmarillion storyline into actual seasons...

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Riddles in the Dark 2.15: Fringe Festival 2

Considering the fringe characters in The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug by way of Lego set interpretation. There is a...

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