Posts by Caitlin

Episode 21: Keanu’s Apprentice

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in Podcast, The Hobbit, Tolkien | 0 comments

Join Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy this week as we discuss the first Hobbit movie, An Unexpected Journey!

  • Why is this movie so…not good?
  • Did we enjoy anything?
  • Thorin’s Wondrous Hair
  • Thorin’s Smoulder
  • Thorin.

 

 

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Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Drunk Tolkien Episode 1: The Silmarillion

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Drunk Tolkien, Podcast, Silmarillion, Tolkien | 0 comments

Welcome to our first episode of Drunk Tolkien!

This week drunkenly recap the Silmarillion and have no idea what anyone’s name is.

Achaidh Cheide – Celtic by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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Episode 20: Minas…..whatever

Posted by on Jun 4, 2018 in Podcast, Silmarillion, Tolkien | 0 comments

Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age, the final chapter in the Silmarillion.

  • Caitlin gets confused about geography and trees
  • Rings! Nazgul! Wizards!
  • Caitlin is confused again.
  • The Silmarillion comes to a close.

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Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 19: The Family Tree of Trees

Posted by on May 30, 2018 in Podcast, Silmarillion, Tolkien | 0 comments

Join Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy for this week’s discussion of the Akallabêth.

Characters:

Not all of them, as they aren’t all important, but here’s some of the main players

Morgoth/Melkor: has been banished to the void.

Sauron: was grounded by daddy so built an evil empire in Mordor

Edain: the “good” men, leading to the Dúnedain / Númenórians / Kings among Men

Elros: “descended from the Three Houses of the Edain, but in part also from the Eldar and the Maiar” rules the Dúnedain for 410 years (lives for 500 years)

Various Kings of Numenor:

Iluvatar (aka Eru): he started this whole thing off, and now by god he’s gonna finish it. He’s the highest of all deities, from whom the Valar and all creation sprung. Emmy hates him. HAAAATES

Manwë: lord of the Valar and of the eagles, who have seen Too Much Shit. Rachel hates him.

Nimloth: the White Tree, a seedling of Celeborn (the tree, not the dude), which was descended of Galathilion the Tree of Túna, which was made in the image of Telperion

Map of Numenor

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Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 18: Frickity Frack

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Podcast, Silmarillion, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emily discuss the final chapter in the Quenta Silmarillion.

Characters:

Eärendil – son of Idril and Tuor, ruled Sirion and married Elwing

Elwing – daughter of Dior, Earendil’s wife, currently holding the silmaril at the start of this chapter

Elrond – their son

Elros – their other, less famous son

Cirdan – the Shipwright, helps Earendil build the Vingilot.

 

Remaining sons of Fëanor:

Maedhros and  Maglor survive the third kinslaying in this chapter.

Ulmo–our Valar of the sea.

Eonwë – herald of Manwë

Manwë – king of the Valar

Morgoth – Big Bad

Thorondor – the king of the giant eagles

Types of Elves/Men/Beings

Valar – first beings in Aun, essentially the gods here

Noldor – Elves who were ruled by Finwe, Feanor’s original people

Vanyar – High elves, the very first clan of elves and also the smallest

Teleri – Led by Elwe and Olwe, elves with ships by the sea

Edain – Men who came from Hildorien

 

Things with Names

Vingilot – the ship Earendil tried to sail to Valinor in (and other places, but like, most important is that one)

Next week’s homework; the Akallabêth

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