Episode 44: KnoBob

Posted by on Jan 16, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This week we discuss Chapter 9, At the Sign of the Prancing Pony.

Characters

  • Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin – our four hobbits of the Shire.
  • Harry, a (the?) gatekeeper
  • Barliman Butterbut – a Bree man, the proprietor of the Prancing Pony
  • Nob – a hobbit, works for Barliman
  • Strider – a ranger – is called Strider because of his very long (attractive) legs.

Places

This chapter takes place entirely within the town of Bree, the main village of the Bree-land.

 

 

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Episode 43: Tom Bombadil’s Yelp

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Join Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy as they read Chapter 8 of the Fellowship of the Ring, Fog on the Barrow Downs.

Characters

  • Frodo Baggins
  • Samwise Gamgee
  • Merry Brandybuck
  • Pippin Took
  • Tom Bombadil
  • Goldberry
  • THE HAND

Locations

This chapters takes place within the Barrow Downs on the border of the Shire and the Old Forest. In the Eriador region of Middle Earth.

Learn more about Barrow Wights here.

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Episode 42: Tom Bombadil is Waiting

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

Join Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy as they read Chapter 7 of the Fellowship of the Ring, In the House of Tom Bombadil.

Characters

  • Frodo Baggins
  • Samwise Gamgee
  • Merry Brandybuck
  • Pippin Took
  • Tom Bombadil
  • Goldberry

Locations

This chapters takes place solely within the house of Tom Bombadil, which is within the Old Forest.

Tom Bomdadil Theories

 

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Episode 41: Slutty Willow Tree

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

Join Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy as they read Chapter 6 of the Fellowship of the Ring, The Old Forest.

Characters

  • Frodo Baggins
  • Samwise Gamgee
  • Merry Brandybuck
  • Pippin Took
  • Fatty Bolger
  • Old Man Willow
  • Tom Bombadil
  • Goldberry

Locations

This chapters takes place solely within the Old Forest, on the borders of the Shire.

Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 40: Arts and Crafty Hobbits

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss Chapter 5 of the Fellowship of the Ring, “A Conspiracy Unmasked.”

Characters

  • Frodo Baggins
  • Samwise Gamgee
  • Merry Brandybuck
  • Pippin Took
  • Fatty Bolger
  • Mysterious Black Rider

The Hobbits are still in the Shire for this episode but they cross the river into the expanded territory of the Brandybucks and finally arrive at Crickhollow.

Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Drunk Tolkien Episode 2: The (Animated) Hobbit

Posted by on Nov 24, 2018 in Drunk Tolkien, Podcast, The Hobbit | 0 comments

Join Caitlin and Rachel and Emmy for a watch-along, commentary style of episode of the 1977 animated Hobbit movie.

Really though, this will make zero sense if you’re not watching along.

Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 39: *Insert Nazgul Noise*

Posted by on Nov 12, 2018 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy, discuss Chapter Four of Fellowship of the Ring, A Shortcut to Mushrooms

Characters

  • Frodo – our hero, happy to walk through the wilds of the Shire
  • Sam – not quite as happy to walk through the wilds, but happy to follow Frodo
  • Pippin – sad to miss the best beer in the East Farthing by walking cross-country
  • Farmer Maggot (& Family) – a farmer, most notably known for his awesome mushrooms and terrorizing Frodo.
  • Black Riders – still scary, still following Frodo
  • Merry – has avoided all of the walking around the Shire, probably enjoyed lots of beer

MRS. MAGGOT IS CAITLIN’S NEW LIFE GOAL

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