Tolkien

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

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

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Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 32: Alexa, Play Into the West

Posted by on Sep 12, 2018 in Podcast, The Hobbit, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week, we discuss Chapters 13 and 14 of the Hobbit, “Not at Home,” and “Fire and Water.”

Chapter 13 Characters

  • Bilbo
  • Cowardly Dwarves
  • The Arkenstone

Chapter 14 Characters

  • Bard – A grim voiced fellow. Descendant of Girion, Lord of Dale.
  • The Master of Laketown
  • The Citizens of Laketown
  • The Elven King
  • Smaug – for the last time. *sobsob*

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Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 30: The Ponies Will Get Their Revenge

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Podcast, The Hobbit, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel and Emmy discuss Chapter 11 and 12 of the Hobbit, “On the Doorstep” and “Inside Information.”

Characters

  • Our regular cast is joined this week by everyone’s favourite Dragon!
  • The Party gets some new pony friends…which very quickly go the same way as the previous ponies.

A listener sent in another riddle, and only one of us didn’t look up the answer!

Caitlin just wants Smaug to live happily ever after, why is that so hard?

 

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