Drunk Tolkien 4: Mathematics and Gollum

We finally found time to get drunk together! Please join Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy as we eat some brunch, drink some drinks, and listen to Gollum impressions, and answer twitter’s most ridiculous middle earth related questions, like “Why does Pippin always look up when he gets an apple?”

  • Math and alcohol and albatrosses. Obviously
  • Hobbit children are ent wives and we have the science to prove it.
  • Caitlin obviously meant Rangers of the SOUTH every single time she said Rangers of the NORTH
  • Richard Armitage should just play everyone, ever. Thank you.

A big thank you to the following folks for their Gollum impressions. We enjoyed each one immensely and laughed a lot.

Matthew from Eloquent Gushing

Alan from Hallowed Ground Media (He and Caitlin do a podcast together about the His Dark Materials series, you should check it out!)

Paul from Way Too Seriously and Clockworks Academy

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Drunk Tolkien Episode 2: The (Animated) Hobbit

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 37: Don’t Abuse the Doom

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.
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!

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!

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)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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