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Episode 64: Háma For President 2020

Posted by on Jul 19, 2019 in The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers, Book Three, Chapter 6; The King of the Golden Hall.

Apologies about the audio issue with this weeks episode!

Characters

  • Gandalf – Stormcrow, The White Rider
  • Aragorn – Heir of Elendil
  • Gimli – a dwarf
  • Legolas – an elf
  • Théoden – King of the Golden Hall (and, you know, Rohan)
  • Háma – a good good doorwarden and errand boy of Meduseld
  • Grima Wormtongue – sleezeball
  • Éomer – Theoden’s Sister-son
  • Éowyn – Theoden’s Sister-daughter

 

Here is a map of the area of Rohan and Isengard and fangorn so we can see where all of our main players are currently in relation to one another.

 

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Episode 62: The Birds and the Bees and the Trees

Posted by on Jun 25, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin and Rachel and Emmy discuss Chapter 4 of Book Three of the Two Towers, Treebeard.

Characters:

  • Pippin and Merry – Hobbits!
  • Treebeard – an Ent! Guardian of the forest
  • Quickbeam – another Ent, younger, hastier.
  • Entwives – the female Ents.
  • Mentions of Saruman and Gandalf

The Journey

The entirety of this chapter takes place within Fangorn Forest!

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Episode 61: The Apple of His Eye

Posted by on Jun 19, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers, Book Three, Chapter 3: The Uruk-hai.

Characters

  • Merry and Pippin – Hobbit Hostages
  • Ugluk – the leader of the Uruk-hai from Isengard
  • Grishnakh – the leader of the orcs from Mordor
  • Various other orcs

The Journey

If you ever want to check the path of any characters or events you can explore the exhaustive map at LOTR Project

Like last week, I have snapped a picture of Merry and Pippin’s journey from the Middle-Earth Atlas, while trying to avoid spoilers.

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Episode 60: Wingfoot Longshanks…Potter?

Posted by on Jun 12, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers, Chapter 2, The Riders of Rohan

Characters

  • Aragorn, Gimli, Legolas – the Three Hunters, the Fellowship leftovers
  • Eomer – The Third Marshall of the RIddermark, a man of Rohan.
  • Eothain – a man of Eomer’s company.
  • Arod and Hasufel – New horses!
  • Theoden – we only get a mention of him, but he is the King of Rohan.

The Journey

The Three Hunters run down from Emyn Muil and across the Eastemnet of Rohan back north towards Isengard, and end their journey on the outskirts of Fangorn Forest.

Here you can see the borders of Rohan as a whole.

I took a picture of the path of the Three Hunters in the Atlas, while attempting to avoid spoilers.

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Episode 59: Gimli is my Baby

Posted by on Jun 4, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers, Book 3: Chapter 1 The Departure of Boromir.

Characters

  • Aragorn – still indecisive
  • Legolas – doesn’t let a friend sing alone
  • Gimli – really just wants to get on with it
  • Boromir – is dead.

 

Locations

The Three Hunters are still around Amon Hen for this for this chapter. They take off toward the “East Wall” of Rohan at the end of the chapter.

Which can be seen here.

 

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Episode 58: Struck a Silmaril

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Drunk Tolkien, Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week we combined our movie discussion with out drunk episode. So, it’s a drunk movie discussion!

We discuss our favourite scenes and lines and performances and adaptations.

But, more importantly, we discuss the following completely unrelated pop-culture mediums:

  • X-Men
  • John Wick
  • Detective Pikachu
  • Veggie Tales
  • Spy Kids

 

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