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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Episode 38: Quenglish

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

On this week’s episode we discuss chapter 3 of The Fellowship of the Ring, Three’s Company, and discuss the complete wack fact that Frodo speaks Quenya.

Characters

  • Frodo Baggins – a hobbit who has recently sold his home.
  • Gandalf – a wizard, who abandons his boy.
  • Samwise Gamgee – Frodo’s gardener. What will he do now that Bag End is sold?
  • Pippin Took – Frodo’s friend. Concerned about why he sold his home.
  • Merry Brandybuck – unable to stay and watch as Frodo sells his home.
  • Fredeger Bolger and Folco Boffin – lesser friends of Frodo. We do not know their opinion on the selling of Bag End.
  • The Old Gaffer – A hobbit happy to have retired from gardening before Frodo sold his home.
  • Lobelia Sackville-Baggins – THE ONE WHO HAS BOUGHT FRODO’S HOME.
  • Lotho Sackville-Baggins – Lobelia’s son, get’s to live in Frodo’s home.
  • A rider in a black cloak – Appears to be following Frodo. Possibly upset at the selling of Bag End. Possibly there are two of them.
  • Gildor Inglorian of the House of Finrod – an Elf. Keeps Frodo safe from people upset that he sold Bag End.

 

 

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Episode 37: Don’t Abuse the Doom

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss Chapter 2 of The Fellowship of the Ring, The Shadow of the Past.

Characters:

  • Frodo Baggins
  • Gandalf
  • Meriadoc Brandybuck
  • Peregrin Took
  • Samwise Gamgee
  • Ted Sandyman
  • THE RING

Characters in the Past

  • Sauron – evil dude. Previously, Morgoth’s grounded son.
  • Gil-Galad – last king of the Noldor
  • Elendil – High King of Gondor and Arnor
  • Isildur – Elendil’s son
  • Deagal – a hobbit like person
  • Smeagal – a cousin of Deadgal’s
  • Aragorn – a super good tracker. Perhaps one could say, a ranger.

Places:

  • Hobbiton – a town in the Shire.
  • Mirkwood – a large forest the Bilbo spent some time in.
  • Mordor – Bad place.
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Episode 36: Secret Pizza, Safe Pizza

Posted by on Oct 26, 2018 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss chapter one of The Fellowship of the Ring, a Long Expected Party.

Characters

  • Bilbo Baggins – a well off Hobbit that some may remember from previous adventures
  • Gandalf the Grey – a wizard that some may remember from previous adventures
  • Frodo Baggins – a young Hobbit, Bilbo’s nephew and adopted heir.
  • The Gaffer –  the Bagginses head gardener
  • Samwise Gamgee – the Gaffer’s youngest son, and apprentice gardener
  • Meriadoc Brandybuck – a friend of Frodo’s
  • Sackville-Bagginses – relations of Bilbo and Frodo’s. 
  • Sandyman – a Hobbit who seems like a bit of jerk.
  • Various Hobbits
  • Various Dwarves

 

Places

  • Hobbiton, a town in the Shire.
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Episode 35: Frodo is the Best

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

Join Caitlin and Rachel and Emily as we do a quick intro discussion before starting Fellowship of the Ring.

  • When did we last read these?
  • How bad are the movies and the books jumbled in our brains?
  • What are we looking forward to about reading these?

 

Apologies that we don’t have our Hobbit drunk episode yet, that is hopefully coming soon.

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Episode 34: Behold, this is the Battle of Five Armies!

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in Podcast, The Hobbit, Tolkien | 0 comments

Episode 34: Behold, this is the Battle of Five Armies!

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emily discuss the final three chapters of the The Hobbit.

Characters – The Clouds Burst and the Return Journey

Bilbo – A Hobbit. Better than everyone.

Gandalf – Our favourite wizard

Bard – Dragonslayer, descendant of Girion.

The Elvenking – Leader of the Mirkwood Elves.

The Arkenstone – it’s basically a character at this point.

All. The. Dwarves. All of them.

Dain – Thorin’s cousin.

The Eagles – where did they come from? why are they hear? No one knows.

Beorn – bear-man.

Characters – The Last Stage

Bilbo – best hobbit.

Gandalf – Pretty cool wizard.

Elrond – of Rivendell

Sackville-Bagginses – Crooks.

Balin –  a dwarf of Thorin’s company.

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Episode 33: Son of Crack!

Posted by on Sep 21, 2018 in The Hobbit, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emily discuss Chapters 15 and 16 of the Hobbit. “The Gathering of the Clouds” and “A Thief in the Night.”

Characters

Bilbo – Who is better than everyone in this book.

Thrush – A returning bird.

Carc and Roac – New birds! Ravens!

Bard – Dragonslayer, descendant of Girion.

The Elvenking – Leader of the Mirkwood Elves.

Get in touch and join our conversation

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