This is an audio recording of J.R.R. Tolkien reciting his poem Namárië in the Elvish language he created. I dunno, I thought he kind of sounds like a leprechaun. Which, for the record, do exist, but don't hide pots of gold. They do steal children in the middle of the night though -- that part's true.
Hit the jump for the video, then let's all run around in the woods throwing pine cones and hitting each other with sticks.
Thanks to McMan, who claims he created his own language but it sounds suspiciously like he's just burping.
This is the 50,000+ piece diorama of Lord Of The Ring's elf haven Rivendell built by LEGOManiacs Blake Baer and Jack Bittner. The 30" x 40" piece weighs 120 pounds and took over 600 years to build. Well, that's just my guesstimate, but I've never lost one of those 'guess how ... / Continue →
This is shot from some bookstore that decided to pay an employee to stack a bunch of Hobbit/LOTR boxed sets into Barad-Dûr. It kind of looks like a safety hazard to me though, which is why I have every intention of pulling one from the bottom of the tower, getting buried under... / Continue →
Because The Lord of the Rings officially put New Zealand on the map (it was seriously just ocean before), everyone in the country is popping an insane amount of boners over the release of The Hobbit. And to prove their raging fandom, here's a video of a New Zealand weatherman ... / Continue →