The Tolkien Professor

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The Tolkien Professor podcast is a series of lectures, discussions, and seminars on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien by Corey Olsen, Assistant Professor of English at Washington College in Maryland. Find me on Facebook at "The Tolkien Professor," on Twitter at @tolkienprof, or at my website at www.tolki… read more

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How to Read Tolkien and Why

June 15th, 2009

28:25

The Intro Lecture, in which I discuss Tolkien's understanding of the nature and importance of storytelling. Primary Text: Tolkien's essay "On …

Took and Baggins

June 15th, 2009

37:10

The Hobbit Series Lecture 1, in which I examine how Tolkien introduces his fantasy world through his flustered little protagonist. Text: Chapter 1, …

The Ridiculous and the Sublime

June 15th, 2009

32:48

The Hobbit Series Lecture 2, in which I look at the beginning of Bilbo's burlarious career and examine the natures of trolls and elves. Text: …

At the Roots of the Mountain

June 15th, 2009

49:52

The Hobbit Series Lecture 3, in which we come to the turning point of Bilbo's career. Containing a discussion of orcs and a careful reading of the …

On Wingless Balrogs and Tom Bombadil

July 8th, 2009

22:39

An informal podcast Q&A, in which the Tolkien Professor discusses his views on the winglessness of Balrogs and the identity of Tom Bombadil

Tolkien and the Environment

July 13th, 2009

1:04:29

TP Bonus Content: A live recording of a joint lecture I gave in October 2008 with a former student, Shannon Holste, Washington College '07

On Dragons and Orcs

July 20th, 2009

21:37

A second informal podcast Q&A, in which the Tolkien Professor discusses Smaug's family history and the social life of orcs

On Tolkien's Secondary World

July 27th, 2009

17:57

A third informal podcast, in which the Tolkien Professor doesn't exactly answer anybody's questions, but talks about some of the issues involved in …

Rescued in the Wild, By the Wild 1

July 31st, 2009

13:07

The Hobbit Series Lecture 4, Part 1, in which we look at the changes in Bilbo and his relationship with Gandalf and the dwarves. Text: Chapters 6 and 7, "Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire" and "Queer Lodgings"

Rescued in the Wild, By the Wild 2

August 3rd, 2009

14:39

The Hobbit Series Lecture 4, Part 2, in which we take a close look at the goblins, the wargs, and the eagles. Text: Chapters 6 and 7, "Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire" and "Queer Lodgings"

Rescued in the Wild, By the Wild 3

September 6th, 2009

29:22

The Hobbit Series Lecture 4, Part 3, in which we examine Beorn, then step back and draw some conclusions about the Wild, followed by a brief …

Tolkien Chat 1: Ben Kozlowski

September 13th, 2009

42:58

A chat with Ben Kozlowski, Washington College Class of '08, about the knowledge of evil in Tolkien's world.

Tolkien Chat 2: Tara Holste

October 1st, 2009

44:38

A chat with Tara Holste, Washington College Class of '07, about class relations in Tolkien's fiction, with a primary focus on the relationship …

Announcements: Fall 2009

October 5th, 2009

7:10

Announcements of imminent events and upcoming new content.

Call-In Office Hours 1

January 9th, 2010

25:00

The Tolkien Professor takes calls by Skype from listeners. Topics covered include the Eye of Sauron, the death of the Witchking, and Gandalf's death.

Bilbo Builds His Resume 1

January 17th, 2010

22:31

The Hobbit Series Lecture 5, Part 1, in which we consider the forest of Mirkwood and its denizens. Text: Chapters 8, 9, and 10: "Flies and Spiders," "Barrels Out of Bond," and "A Warm Welcome."

WC Tolkien Course, Session 1

January 19th, 2010

24:23

Introductory material from the first session of my Tolkien course at Washington College. Recorded 1/18/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 2

January 21st, 2010

42:40

"On Fairy-Stories," Part 1. Recorded 1/20/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 3

January 25th, 2010

30:10

"On Fairy-Stories," Part 2. Makeup recording following a lamentable software crash in the midst of the live recording (on 1/22/10).

WC Tolkien Course, Session 4

January 26th, 2010

54:57

Tolkien's poem "Mythopoeia." Also contains a bonus unabridged recording of the poem. Recorded 1/25/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 5

January 29th, 2010

45:52

End of "Mythopoeia" and "Leaf by Niggle," Part 1. Recorded 1/27/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 6

January 31st, 2010

46:54

"Leaf by Niggle," Part 2. Recorded 1/29/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 7

February 3rd, 2010

48:14

"Smith of Wootton Major," Part 1. Recorded 2/1/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 8

February 4th, 2010

42:53

"Smith of Wootton Major," Part 2. Recorded 2/3/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 9

February 8th, 2010

57:33

Silmarillion: Ainulindale and Valaquenta. Recorded 2/5/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 10

February 13th, 2010

1:15:24

Silmarillion: Quenta Silmarillion 1-7. Recorded 2/12/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 11

February 14th, 2010

1:14:42

Silmarillion: Quenta Silmarillion 8-12. Recorded 2/12/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 12

February 15th, 2010

56:04

Silmarillion: Quenta Silmarillion 13-17. Recorded 2/12/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 13

February 17th, 2010

44:36

Silmarillion: Quenta Silmarillion 18-19. Recorded 2/15/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 14

February 18th, 2010

50:44

Silmarillion: Quenta Silmarillion 20-21. Recorded 2/17/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 15

February 22nd, 2010

49:06

Silmarillion: Quenta Silmarillion 22-24. Recorded 2/19/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 16

February 24th, 2010

49:09

Silmarillion: Akallabeth. Recorded 2/22/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 17

February 26th, 2010

47:42

Silmarillion: Of the Rings of Power. Recorded 2/24/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 18

March 1st, 2010

44:39

The Hobbit: Chaps 1-4. Recorded 2/26/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 19

March 2nd, 2010

49:45

The Hobbit: Chaps 5-7. Recorded 3/1/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 20

March 4th, 2010

47:09

The Hobbit: Chaps 8-11. Recorded 3/3/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 21

March 6th, 2010

49:15

The Hobbit: Chaps 12-19. Recorded 3/5/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 22

March 17th, 2010

42:48

The FOTR: Forw, Prol, Chaps 1-2. Recorded 3/15/10.

Tolkien and Food

March 18th, 2010

34:29

TP Bonus Content: Lecture on Food for Hobbit Luncheon. Recorded 3/17/10

WC Tolkien Course, Session 23

March 19th, 2010

1:00:38

The FOTR: Book I, Chaps 3-6. Recorded 3/18/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 24

March 19th, 2010

49:17

The FOTR: Book I, Chaps 7-10. Recorded 3/19/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 25

March 24th, 2010

49:52

The FOTR: Book I, Chap 11 - Book II, Chap 1. Recorded 3/22/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 26

March 26th, 2010

44:42

The FOTR: Book II, Chap 2-3. Recorded 3/24/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 27

March 29th, 2010

45:44

The FOTR: Book II, Chap 4-6. Recorded 3/26/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 28

March 29th, 2010

46:50

The FOTR: Book II, Chap 7-10. Recorded 3/29/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 29

April 4th, 2010

39:17

The TT: Book III, Chap 1-3. Recorded 4/2/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 30

April 7th, 2010

47:44

The TT: Book III, Chap 4-6. Recorded 4/5/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 31

April 10th, 2010

46:14

The TT: Book III, Chap 7-9. Recorded 4/7/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 32

April 12th, 2010

50:42

The TT: Book III, Chap 10-11; IV.1. Recorded 4/9/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 33

April 14th, 2010

20:09

The TT: Book IV.2-5. Recorded 4/12/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 34

April 14th, 2010

52:00

The TT: Book IV.6-10. Recorded 4/14/10.

Michael Drout Lecture

April 17th, 2010

1:06:52

TP Bonus Content: Michael Drout Lecture: "Whole Worlds Out of Single Words: Tolkien and Language." Recorded 4/15/10

WC Tolkien Course, Session 35

April 20th, 2010

20:28

The ROTK: Book V.1-3. Recorded 4/16/10. Special Guest: Michael Drout!

WC Tolkien Course, Session 36

April 21st, 2010

53:56

The ROTK: Book V.4-7. Recorded 4/19/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 37

April 27th, 2010

44:21

The ROTK: Book V.8-10, VI.1. Recorded 4/21/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 38

April 29th, 2010

53:08

The ROTK: Book VI.2-5. Recorded 4/23/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 39

May 2nd, 2010

46:20

The ROTK: Book VI.6-8. Recorded 4/26/10.

WC Tolkien Course, Session 40

May 8th, 2010

32:45

The ROTK: Book VI.9. Recorded 4/28/10.

Tolkien Chat 3: Elizabeth Bateman

May 14th, 2010

47:18

A chat with Liz Bateman, Washington College Class of '09, about the power of tragedy in Tolkien's world.

Tolkien Chat 4: Professor Michael Drout

May 21st, 2010

54:32

A chat with Professor Michael Drout, editor of Tolkien Studies, about Tolkien's metafiction and the study of philology.

Tolkien Chat 5: KMO

May 24th, 2010

46:58

A conversation with KMO, host of the C-Realm Podcast, on the Silmarillion and Tolkien's mythology.

Q and A Session 1

June 3rd, 2010

1:09:19

Discussing orcs v. goblins, the Watcher in the Water's targeting of Frodo, the lands east of Mordor, the possibility of Gandalf's torturing of …

Call-In Office Hours 2

June 10th, 2010

57:47

The second Tolkien Professor open Skype Session, recorded on May 20, 2010. Topics discussed include Eowyn's career as a healer, the creation of the …

Tolkien Chat 6: Scott Holbrook-Foust and Eric Singletary

June 23rd, 2010

53:30

A conversation with listeners Scott Holbrook-Foust and Eric Singletary, priamrily on written and oral cultures in Middle-Earth.

Call-In Office Hours 3

July 5th, 2010

42:24

The third Tolkien Professor open Skype Session, recorded on June 3, 2010. Topics discussed include recording my class, goblins and orcs, Bilbo's …

Q and A Session 2

July 13th, 2010

53:20

Discussing Aragorn's prophecies, Goldberry, and Glorfindel's identity. Students present: Rachel Field, Tessa Fox, and Trevor Williams.

Kalamazoo 2010

July 19th, 2010

22:23

A recording of the two papers on Tolkien I read at the Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo in May 2010: The Poetry of the Hobbit and Tolkien's Typology

Q and A Session 3

October 9th, 2010

1:02:09

Discussing the Nazgul's flying mount, the Ring's conferring of invisibility, and the theology of Middle-Earth. Students present: Allison Fischbach, …

Tolkien Chat 7: Tara Holste II

November 24th, 2010

1:06:22

A conversation with Tara Holste, a Washington College alum, about Tolkien's thoughts about and depictions of government.

Silmarillion Seminar 1

December 24th, 2010

1:30:06

The inaugural session of the new Silmarillion Seminar, discussing the Ainulindale.

Call-In Office Hours 4

December 26th, 2010

1:29:57

The fourth Tolkien Professor open Skype Session, recorded on October 13, 2010. Topics discussed include the Ring and invisibility, Anglo-Saxon, …

Tolkien Chat 8: Allison Fischbach

January 2nd, 2011

51:07

A conversation with Allison Fischbach, a Washington College alum, about mortality and immortality in Tolkien, with special attention paid to the case …

The Minstrel, the Painter, and the Scholar, Part 1

January 3rd, 2011

56:03

A roundtable discussion with John DiBartolo, Ted Nasmith, and Corey Olsen. This is the first of a three-part series.

Silmarillion Seminar 2

January 21st, 2011

1:40:50

The second session of the new Silmarillion Seminar, discussing the Valaquenta.

An Introduction to Middle English

January 25th, 2011

30:05

In preparation to the Faerie and Fantasy course, I have put together this brief introduction to reading Middle English, since the first few texts we will be discussing in class are in Middle English.

Sir Orfeo

January 25th, 2011

26:55

An unabridged recording of the poem Sir Orfeo, in Middle English. This is the first text we will be discussing in my Faerie and Fantasy course.

Sir Launfal

February 1st, 2011

43:57

An unabridged recording of Sir Launfal, in Middle English. This is the second text we will be discussing in my Faerie and Fantasy course.

WC Faerie Course, Session 1

February 1st, 2011

32:17

The Introductory Ramble for my new class, Faerie and Fantasy. Recorded 1/24/11.

Silmarillion Seminar 3: The Sharpest Tool in the Valinorian Shed

February 2nd, 2011

1:39:01

The third session of the new Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 1 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Beginning of Days."

WC Faerie Course, Session 2

February 7th, 2011

48:33

A discussion of the first 194 lines of Sir Orfeo, in the WC Faerie and Fantasy class. Recorded 1/26/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 3

February 14th, 2011

44:02

Sir Orfeo Part 2, in which we discuss Sir Orfeo's time of exile in the forest. Recorded 1/28/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 4

February 14th, 2011

50:10

Sir Orfeo, Part 3, in which we enter Faerie and find weird stuff. Recorded 1/31/11.

The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnelle

February 15th, 2011

40:17

An unabridged recording of Dame Ragnelle.

The Wife of Bath's Tale

February 15th, 2011

20:56

An unabridged recording of The Wife of Bath's Tale.

WC Faerie Course, Session 5

February 19th, 2011

49:49

Sir Launfal, Part 1, in which we meet our protagonist, his king, and his king's sketchy wife. Recorded 2/2/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 6

February 20th, 2011

47:10

Sir Launfal, Part 2, in which we examine the relationship between our protagonist and his fairy benefactors. Recorded 2/4/11.

Silmarillion Seminar 4: Entfest!

February 21st, 2011

1:54:57

The fourth session of the new Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 2 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Aule and Yavanna."

WC Faerie Course, Session 7

February 22nd, 2011

51:03

Sir Launfal, Part 3, in which we see our protagonist's strange trial and unexpected deliverance. Recorded 2/7/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 8

March 28th, 2011

52:34

The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnelle, Part 1, in which we meet a knight with a funny name and a preternaturally ugly woman. Recorded 2/9/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 9

March 29th, 2011

53:30

The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnelle, Part 2, in which we discuss Sir Gawain's big choice. Recorded 2/11/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 10

March 30th, 2011

45:06

Chaucer's Wife of Bath's Tale, Part 1, in which we look at some of the remarkable differences between Chaucer's version of this story and Dame Ragnelle. Recorded 2/14/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 11

April 1st, 2011

50:51

Chaucer's Wife of Bath's Tale, Part 2, in which we look at some of the remarkable differences between Chaucer's version of this story and Dame Ragnelle. Recorded 2/16/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 12

April 11th, 2011

52:06

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Part 1, in which we discuss happy endings and relatively jolly green giants. Recorded 2/18/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 13

April 12th, 2011

49:34

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Part 2, in which we look carefully at our protagonist and his values. Recorded 2/21/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 14

April 12th, 2011

48:35

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Part 3, in which we learn how to resist seduction with tact and aplomb. Recorded 2/23/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 15

April 17th, 2011

51:01

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Part 4, in which we look at the irregularities of the ending of this great poem. Recorded 2/25/11.

The Gifts of Annwn, by Scott Holbrook-Foust

April 19th, 2011

39:46

An essay exploring the representation of the Celtic Otherworld in Arthurian Literature, with a particular focus on Morgan Le Fay in Sir Gawain and …

Special Announcement!

May 13th, 2011

1:00:12

A recording of the special live broadcast on the Middle-Earth Network Radio station a few weeks back, in which I unveiled my Big News.

Silmarillion Seminar 5: Marrying Up

June 9th, 2011

1:40:59

The fifth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapters 3 and 4 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Coming of the Elves" and "Of Thingol …

WC Faerie Course, Session 16

June 13th, 2011

49:01

Andrew Lang Session 1, in which we discuss "Sleeping Beauty," "Cinderella," and "Aladdin." Recorded 2/28/11.

Silmarillion Seminar 6: Who's on First?

June 22nd, 2011

1:42:26

The sixth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 5 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Eldamar and the Princes of the Eldalie."

Mythgard Institute Announcement Show, Part 1

July 23rd, 2011

58:05

Announcing the Mythgard Institute, offering courses in Tolkien Studies and related fields, beginning Fall 2011. Part one of two shows originally …

Mythgard Institute Announcement Show, Part 2

July 23rd, 2011

1:00:26

Part Two of the show announcing the grand opening of the Mythgard Institute in the Fall 2011 semester. Both parts were originally broadcast on the Middle-Earth Network Radio.

WC Faerie Course, Session 17

July 24th, 2011

49:04

Andrew Lang Session 2, in which we discuss "Rumpelstiltzkin," "Hansel and Grettel," and "Beauty and the Beast." Recorded 3/2/11.

Silmarillion Seminar 7: All My Exes Live in Valinor

July 24th, 2011

1:27:08

The seventh session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 6 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Feanor and the Unchaining of Melkor."

Silmarillion Seminar 8: Subcreators Gone Wild

August 1st, 2011

1:40:28

After a brief message to Stephen Colbert, we move on to the eighth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 7 of the Quenta …

Silmarillion Seminar 9: The One in which We Talk About Ungoliant

August 13th, 2011

1:21:53

The ninth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 8 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Darkening of Valinor."

Silmarillion Seminar 10: Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out, Feanor

August 24th, 2011

1:32:17

The tenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 9 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Flight of the Noldor."

Silmarillion Seminar 11: Meanwhile Back in Middle-earth

September 5th, 2011

1:18:45

The eleventh session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 10 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Sindar."

Silmarillion Seminar 12: Celestial Objects with Benefits

September 20th, 2011

1:38:44

The twelfth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 11 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Sun and the Moon and the Hiding of Valinor."

WC Faerie Course, Session 18

September 22nd, 2011

46:37

Andrew Lang Session 3, in which we discuss "Snow White and Rose Red," "Jack the Giant Killer," and my favorite "The Black Bull of Norroway." …

Silmarillion Seminar 13: Of Men: The Night-fearers and Other Elvish Hangups

September 28th, 2011

1:30:46

The thirteenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 12 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Men."

WC Faerie Course, Session 19

September 30th, 2011

45:26

Andrew Lang Session 4, in which we discuss "Jack and the Beanstalk," "The Three Dwarfs," and "The Twelve Brothers." Recorded 3/7/11.

Silmarillion Seminar 14: Of the Return of the Noldor: Knock, Knock, Morgoth

October 4th, 2011

1:22:22

The fourteenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 13 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Return of the Noldor."

Tolkien Chat 9: David Perlmutter

October 7th, 2011

1:11:11

A conversation with Professor David Perlmutter about two of his favorite intellectual hobbies, military history and Tolkien.

WC Faerie Course, Session 20

October 10th, 2011

49:44

Andrew Lang Session 5, in which we discuss "Rapunzel," "Snowdrop," and "The Enchanted Ring." Recorded 3/9/11.

Silmarillion Seminar 15: Speaking of Ash and Slag...

October 16th, 2011

1:18:27

The fifteenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 14 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Beleriand and Its Realms."

WC Faerie Course, Session 21

October 18th, 2011

47:15

Lord Dunsany, The Book of Wonder, Part 1. Recorded 3/11/11.

Tolkien Chat 10: In the Bar at Mythcon 2011.

October 25th, 2011

1:22:30

The tenth Tolkien Chat, recorded in the bar at the Albuquerque MCM Elegante during the annual Mythopoeic Society Conference

The Tolkien Professor Visits Hollywood

October 28th, 2011

19:20

Corey Olsen and Dave Kale, program director for Middle-earth Network Radio, discuss the making of the documentary for the video game "The Lord of the Rings: War in the North". The documentary is viewable in four parts …

Silmarillion Seminar 16: Cirdan the Ship-wrong and the Yada Yada Yada.

November 2nd, 2011

1:45:00

The sixteenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 15 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Noldor in Beleriand."

Halloween Special from Middle-earth Network Radio

November 4th, 2011

1:13:07

Corey Olsen, Dave Kale, Laura Berkholtz, and George Naylor discuss themes of horror in Tolkien's writings.

Silmarillion Seminar 17: How You Gonna Keep Them Down On the Farm When They've Seen Gondolin?

November 10th, 2011

1:47:29

The seventeenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 16 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Maeglin"

WC Faerie Course, Session 22

November 18th, 2011

48:16

Lord Dunsany, The Book of Wonder, Part 2. Recorded 3/21/11.

Bilbo Builds His Resume 2

November 24th, 2011

21:19

Finally! The return of the hobbit series! The Hobbit Series Lecture 5, Part 2, in which we consider one of the major turning points in Bilbo's life. Text: Chapters 8, 9, and 10: "Flies and Spiders," "Barrels Out of …

Bilbo Earns His Reward

November 30th, 2011

40:59

The Hobbit Series Lecture 6 in which we consider the foolishness of the dwarves and the final turning point of Bilbo's career. Text: Chapters 11, …

Mythgard Question and Answer Call-in Session

December 1st, 2011

1:43:04

The Hobbit Grows Up

December 6th, 2011

27:13

The Hobbit Series Lecture 7 in which we discuss the death of Smaug and the Battle of Five Armies. Text: Chapters 14, 15, 16 and 17: "Fire and Water," "The Gathering of the Clouds," "A Thief in the Night," and "The …

Silmarillion Seminar 18: Everybody Loves Finrod.

December 11th, 2011

1:40:01

The eighteenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 17 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Coming of Men into the West"

Return and Recovery

December 13th, 2011

26:13

The Hobbit Series Lecture 8 in which we discuss the death of Thorin and Bilbo's return to Bag End. Text: Chapters 18 and 19: " The Return Journey" and " The Last Stage "

Announcements: January 25 2012

January 26th, 2012

4:24

What's new at The Tolkien Professor, including two new podcasts and an updated website.

Riddles in the Dark 1: Thorin son of Thrain son of Thror

January 27th, 2012

1:03:30

A discussion of Thror and Thrain, and predictions about Thrain's depiction in the film.

Silmarillion Seminar 19: Fingolfin, We Hardly Knew Ye.

January 29th, 2012

1:35:22

The nineteenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 18 of the Quenta Silmarillion, " Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of …

WC Faerie Course, Session 23

February 4th, 2012

46:46

George MacDonald, The Princess and the Goblin, Chapters 1-10 Recorded 3/23/11.

Riddles in the Dark 2: The Fall of the House of Durin

February 12th, 2012

1:07:50

A discussion of the misfortunes of the House of Durin, Thror and predictions based on casting for the character.

Riddles in the Dark 3: The Battle of Azanulbizar

February 22nd, 2012

1:06:29

A discussion of the great Battle of Azanulbizar, and an analysis of the possiblity of its conflation with the Battle of Five Armies in the films.

Riddles in the Dark 4: Thorin Oakenshield

March 9th, 2012

1:14:19

A discussion of the great dwarf leader, Thorin Oakenshield, one of the main characters of The Hobbit and how he will be portrayed in the upcoming films.

Silmarillion Seminar 20: Thingol, Father of the Year.

March 13th, 2012

1:28:45

The twentieth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 19 of the Quenta Silmarillion, " Of Beren and Luthien"

Riddles in the Dark Digest 1

March 17th, 2012

1:05:02

Co-host Dave reviews the first two topics, Thrain and Thror, and presents predictions, arguments, and feedback from RITD analysts and listeners. We also give a few RITD-related updates and news items.

Riddles in the Dark 5: Troll Dilemmas

March 23rd, 2012

1:17:11

The first RITD episode to address humor in the Hobbit; this week we focus on Bilbo's first "successful adventure" with the trolls.

Silmarillion Seminar 21: Random Things Mandos Said at a Party.

March 28th, 2012

1:28:10

The twenty-first session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing the second part of Chapter 19 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Beren and Luthien"

WC Faerie Course, Session 24

April 8th, 2012

49:47

George MacDonald, The Princess and the Goblin, Chapters 11-20 Recorded 3/25/11.

Riddles in the Dark 6: The Split, Part 1

April 26th, 2012

1:11:00

The first in a two-part series on the most hotly debated Hobbit question: where will the two films be split? In this episode, we address the main Hobbit storyline and predict the "tone" of the ending of An Unexpected …

Riddles in the Dark 7: The Split, Part 2

April 27th, 2012

1:23:59

The second in a two-part series on the most hotly debated Hobbit question: where will the two films be split? In this episode, we are joined by special guest Fr. Roderick Vonhogen of SQPN to talk about The White Council.

Riddles in the Dark 8: Cinemacon Emergency Edition

May 2nd, 2012

1:19:25

The hosts hop on the Cinemacon debate bandwagon and weigh in on the "Tomb of the Ringwraiths." How will Sauron's most terrible servants factor into the The Hobbit?

WC Faerie Course, Session 25

May 8th, 2012

49:24

George MacDonald, The Princess and the Goblin, Chapters 21-32 Recorded 3/28/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 26

May 20th, 2012

49:12

J.R.R. Tolkien, Smith of Wootton Major, Pages 9-34 Recorded 3/30/11.

Riddles in the Dark 9: Framing the Issue

May 25th, 2012

1:16:02

We go back to the very beginning...of first Hobbit film, that is. How will The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey open on-screen?

WC Faerie Course, Session 27

May 28th, 2012

44:44

J.R.R. Tolkien, Smith of Wootton Major, Pages 35-39 Recorded 04/01/11.

Riddles in the Dark 10: We finally discuss the "Hobbit!"

June 2nd, 2012

2:06:56

Only four months into the podcast, we finally get around to talking about The Hobbit's titular character, Bilbo Baggins...for two hours!

Silmarillion Seminar 22: Huan More Week

June 9th, 2012

1:57:45

The twenty-second session of the Silmarillion Seminar, in which we spend an unprecedented third week on Chapter 19 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Beren and Luthien." And oaths.

WC Faerie Course, Session 28

June 13th, 2012

37:35

C.S. Lewis, "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe", Chapters 1-6, Recorded 04/04/11.

Riddles in the Dark 11: Gollum...and Romance?

June 15th, 2012

1:59:10

This week we discuss two topics that go hand-in-hand: Gollum and romance. Duh.

WC Faerie Course, Session 29

June 17th, 2012

46:30

C.S. Lewis, "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe", Chapters 7-11, Recorded 04/08/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 30

July 5th, 2012

51:14

C.S. Lewis, "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe", Chapters 12-17, Recorded 04/11/11.

Riddles in the Dark Digest 2: Now with More Azanulbizar

July 9th, 2012

1:22:37

The Digest is back! Trish Lambert joins the Riddles team and helps Dave review predictions, analyses, and listener feedback on the third topic, The …

WC Faerie Course, Session 31

July 9th, 2012

44:24

Peter S. Beagle, "The Last Unicorn", Chapters 1-4, Recorded 04/13/11.

Riddles in the Dark Digest 3: Rivalries and Trollish Dilemmas

July 11th, 2012

1:37:15

Dave and Trish are on a roll! In this episode we review predictions, analysis, and feedback on Riddles 4 and 5 and address copious listener comments …

Riddles in the Dark 12: The Riddle Game

July 13th, 2012

1:45:05

This episode we discuss our namesake Hobbit chapter: Riddles in the Dark. We can't wait so see The Riddle Game on-screen, but how many of the original riddles will make it into the film?

Riddles in the Dark Digest 4: The Split

July 20th, 2012

1:38:05

Dave and Trish wrap up their marathon Saturday podcasting session with one more digest. This week we revisit The Split and The Battle of Dol-Guldur!

Riddles in the Dark 13: What else but Comic-Con?

July 24th, 2012

2:03:48

Digest co-host Trish joins Prof. Olsen and Dave as they cover all things Hobbit and Comic-Con. And Christopher Tolkien! They set a new record for …

WC Faerie Course, Session 32

July 25th, 2012

49:14

Peter S. Beagle, "The Last Unicorn", Chapters 5-8, Recorded 04/15/11.

Silmarillion Seminar 23: Dragon 1.0

July 30th, 2012

1:55:10

The twenty-third session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Chapter 20 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad."

Silmarillion Seminar 24: Don't Blame it on Turin, Blame it on the Boogie

July 30th, 2012

1:49:09

The twenty-forth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering the first part of Chapter 21 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Turin Turambar"

Mythgard Swoops in on Return of the Ring

August 18th, 2012

1:11:41

Mythgard students and faculty attending the Tolkien Society's Return of the Ring conference with Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen come together to talk …

Riddles in the Dark 14: Escape and ahem, Trilogy Announcement

August 20th, 2012

1:56:50

Prof. Olsen and Dave discuss more character development stuff, Bilbo and the Company's escape from the goblin tunnels of the Misty Mountains, and the possibilities for developing Bilbo's character by changing the story. …

Tolkien Chat 11: The Princess and The Hobbit

August 20th, 2012

1:08:24

Did you know that J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs were both released in 1937? Coincidence? Or not? Join …

Silmarillion Seminar 25: Things take a Turin for the Worse

August 20th, 2012

1:49:16

The twenty-fifth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering the second part of Chapter 21 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Turin Turambar"

Riddles in the Dark 15: Wargs and Eagles and Bears, Oh My!

August 21st, 2012

1:35:09

Prof. Olsen and Dave discuss talking animals. After all, that's what the Hobbit is all about, right? The films will probably be rife with them! They …

WC Faerie Course, Session 33

August 22nd, 2012

41:04

Peter S. Beagle, "The Last Unicorn", Chapters 9-11, Recorded 04/18/11.

Riddles in the Dark Digest 5: Beginning and Bilbo

August 22nd, 2012

1:34:50

In the fifth episode of Riddles in the Dark Digest, co-hosts Dave Kale and Trish Lambert share analyst and listener comments about Riddles in the Dark episodes 9 & 10. True to RITD tradition, our verbose co-hosts …

Riddles in the Dark Digest 6: All Gollum All the Time

August 23rd, 2012

1:14:58

Dave Kale and Trish Lambert talk Gollum, first talking about the now-answered-by-Andy-Serkis riddle presented in Riddles in the Dark episode 11, …

Riddles in the Dark Digest 7: Controversy!

August 29th, 2012

2:05:02

Welcome to The Riddles in the Dark Digest Controversy episode! Dave and Trish relook at RITD Episode 13 (about Comic-Con), respond to critical …

Riddles in the Dark 16: Orcs and Goblins (and Zomborcs!)

August 31st, 2012

1:57:31

Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and Dave Kale talk about goblins and orcs as they appear in Tolkien's book and then consider the role these groups will …

Riddles in the Dark Digest 8: Escape and Talking? Animals

September 11th, 2012

1:20:11

Dave Kale and Trish Lambert review Riddles in the Dark episodes 14 and 15, covering Bilbo's escape from the Misty Mountains and the idea of talking animals in Peter Jackson's first Hobbit film. Plus they check out the …

Riddles in the Dark 17: Radagast the Brown and the Movie App

September 14th, 2012

2:06:55

Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert consider Radagast the Brown as he appears in The Hobbit and other Tolkien works, and as …

WC Faerie Course, Session 34

September 15th, 2012

49:10

Peter S. Beagle, "The Last Unicorn", Chapters 12-14, Recorded 04/20/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 35

September 24th, 2012

46:14

Garth Nix, "Sabriel", Prologue - Chapter 5, Recorded 04/22/11.

Riddles in the Dark 18: Hobbit Day Panel - The Director's Cut

September 29th, 2012

2:05:23

It is a first-time "group episode" as Prof. Corey Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert are joined by a panel of analysts and experts who are playing the prediction. Broadcast as part of the Middle-earth Network Hobbt Day …

Silmarillion Seminar 26: Now Comes the Night

October 4th, 2012

1:43:43

The twenty-sixth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering the third part of Chapter 21 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Turin Turambar"

Silmarillion Seminar 27: First Degree Murder in Doriath

October 4th, 2012

1:59:36

The twenty-seventh session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Chapter 22 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Ruin of Dorian"

WC Faerie Course, Session 36

October 7th, 2012

50:06

Garth Nix, "Sabriel", Chapter 6 - 11 Recorded 04/25/11.

Riddles in the Dark 19: Sauron - Hot or Not?

October 14th, 2012

2:01:11

Talk turns to the bad guys in this episode. After checking out the most recent movie scroll, Prof. Corey Olsen and Dave Kale (with Trish chiming in …

Silmarillion Seminar 28: The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree

October 15th, 2012

1:49:37

The twenty-eigth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Chapter 23 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin"

Riddles in the Dark Digest 9: Orcs, The Brown Wizard, and Thror

October 30th, 2012

1:55:47

Dave Kale and Trish Lambert review Orcs, Radagast, and toy figures in this digest episode, among other things. A collage of Comic-Con interview …

Riddles in the Dark 20: Of the Rings of Power and the First Film

October 31st, 2012

2:18:52

After some time looking at some of the media articles that have been showing up about Jackson and his movie, Prof. Corey Olsen and Dave Kale (and Trish Lambert in more than a cameo appearance) consider the Rings of …

Silmarillion Seminar 29: When You Wish Upon a Star

October 31st, 2012

1:45:38

The twenty-ninth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Chapter 24 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Voyage of Earendil and the War of Wrath, Part 1"

WC Faerie Course, Session 37

November 17th, 2012

52:24

Garth Nix, "Sabriel", Chapter 12 - 17 Recorded 04/27/11.

Riddles in the Dark 21: Songs and Poems

November 19th, 2012

2:13:52

In this musical version of Riddles in the Dark, Prof Cory Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert get down and get funky talking about the songs and poems in The Hobbit: book, animated feature, and upcoming film.

WC Faerie Course, Session 38

November 19th, 2012

47:41

Garth Nix, "Sabriel", Chapter 18 - 23 Recorded 04/29/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 39

November 22nd, 2012

35:18

Garth Nix, "Sabriel", Chapter 24 - Epilogue Recorded 05/02/11.

WC Faerie Course, Session 40

November 22nd, 2012

29:26

Conclusion - Recorded 05/04/11.

Riddles in the Dark 22: The White Council

December 5th, 2012

2:09:52

Prof Cory Olsen and Dave Kale respond to the listeners by discussing the winning topic: The White Council. Which inevitably leads to talk of Saruman.

Riddles in the Dark 23: Riddle Me Not

December 9th, 2012

1:48:08

Prof Cory Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert review a year's worth of riddles for Movie 1.

Tolkien Chat 12: Adaptation and The Hobbit Movies

January 5th, 2013

2:38:48

Prof Cory Olsen offers his thoughts on Peter Jackson's first Hobbit film and its adaptation from J.R.R. Tolkien's book. Major themes and minor …

Riddles in the Dark 2.01: Ursa Major or Ursa Minor

January 17th, 2013

1:37:26

Prof Cory Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert consider Beorn, his place in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, and his possilbe role in Peter Jackson's The …

Riddles in the Dark 2.02: Where's Poppa?

January 30th, 2013

1:52:45

Prof Cory Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert wonder what happened to Thrain and what we will learn about him in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: …

Silmarillion Seminar 30: I Pity the Fool

February 1st, 2013

1:56:44

The thirtieth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Chapter 24 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Voyage of Earendil and the War of Wrath, Part 2"

Silmarillion Seminar 31: Frank From Numenor

February 4th, 2013

1:57:48

The thirty-first session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering the Allkalabeth, Part 1

Riddles in the Dark 2.03: Into the Woods

February 8th, 2013

2:12:39

Prof Cory Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert stroke imaginary beards over how Mirkwood will be portrayed in The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, and how …

Riddles in the Dark 2.04: Attercop and Tomnoddy

March 9th, 2013

1:57:33

Prof Cory Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert tap into their spidey senses to consider Mirkwood's arachnids in The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaugh.

Riddles in the Dark Digest 2.01: Flogging a Dead Beorn

March 14th, 2013

40:01

Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz review reader's comments and analyst opinions on Riddle 2.01 dealing with Beorn's relationship to the goblins.

Riddles in the Dark 24: The Long-Expected Podcast

March 15th, 2013

3:05:56

At long last, the much anticipated, recording-breaking 3-hour RITD Christmas Special! The trio fully debriefs The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and …

Silmarillion Seminar 32: Somewhere Beyond the Sea

March 17th, 2013

1:40:42

The thirty-second session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering the Allkalabeth, Part 2

Silmarillion Seminar 33:The Castle of Arrrggghhhhhh

March 19th, 2013

1:38:49

The thirty-third session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering the Allkalabeth, Part 3

Riddles in the Dark Digest 2.02: Thrain in Vain

March 26th, 2013

40:01

Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz review reader's comments and analyst opinions on Riddle 2.02 dealing with the fate of Thrain, Thorin's father.

Riddles in the Dark 2.05: In Thranduil's Hall

March 31st, 2013

2:21:16

Prof Corey Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert enter the Hall of the Elven King to consider how events will unfold there in "The Hobbit: Desolation …

Riddles in the Dark Digest 2.03: Black Spiders and White Harts

April 16th, 2013

41:11

Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz review reader's comments and analyst opinions on Riddle 2.03 dealing with the elves of Mirkwood and their defences …

Riddles in the Dark 2.06: Vengeance for My Dolly!

April 18th, 2013

2:07:20

Prof Corey Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert talk Dale politics and consider how the enigmatic Bard will be portrayed in The Hobbit: Desolation of …

Riddles in the Dark 2.07: Half-Baked Bolg Weirdness

April 28th, 2013

2:03:47

Prof Corey Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert wander around Dol Guldur and consider how Azog and his little boy will take part in The Hobbit: …

Silmarillion Seminar 34:Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers

April 29th, 2013

1:56:31

The thirty-fourth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age, Part 1

Riddles in the Dark Digest 2.04: Legolas to the Rescue...or Not

May 6th, 2013

47:51

Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz review reader's comments and analyst opinions on Riddle 2.04 dealing with the meeting of Thorin and the dwarves …

Riddles in the Dark Digest 2.05: Who Let the Dwarves Out?

June 6th, 2013

38:00

Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz review reader's comments and analyst opinions on Riddle 2.05 on Bilbo's role in the escape of the Dwarves from the …

Riddles in the Dark 2.08: The Beginning of Desolation

June 7th, 2013

1:29:22

Prof Corey Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert talk about how Peter Jackson will begin The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug

Riddles in the Dark Digest: The Bonus Episode

June 10th, 2013

1:56:29

Trish Lambert and Breana Melvin talk through a video that Breana compiled of all of Peter Jackson's public videos (prior to release of the first …

Riddles in the Dark Digest 2.06: No Holds Bard?

June 13th, 2013

34:56

Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz review reader's comments and analyst opinions on Riddle 2.06 on Bard's support (or lack thereof) for the Dwarves' …

Special Trailer Episode: Did You Remember to Pack the Trebuchet?

June 16th, 2013

2:48:12

All four Riddles in the Dark cohoses review the first trailer for The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.

Riddles in the Dark 2.09: In Case of Emergency, Call the Elven King

June 19th, 2013

1:55:15

Laketown and its socio-political-economic position in the region are examined.

Riddles in the Dark Digest 2.07: Revenge of the Zomborcs

June 28th, 2013

43:33

Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz review reader's comments and analyst opinions on Bolg's role in The Desolation of Smaug.

Riddles in the Dark Midyear Review

July 13th, 2013

1:50:06

Corey Olsen, Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz review all the riddles and conundra posed so far for The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.

Tolkien Chat 13: Mythgard Takes Mythcon

July 22nd, 2013

28:24

Mythgard Students presented a variety of papers at this year's Mythcon in Lansing, MI

Riddles in the Dark 2.10: Is This a Ring I See Before Me?

August 26th, 2013

1:57:16

The most prominent inanimate character in the Third Age of Middle-earth is discussed in the context of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: Desolation of …

Riddles in the Dark 2.11: We'll Always Have the Carrock

August 26th, 2013

2:05:31

Bromancing the (Arken)Stone in the Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.

Riddles in the Dark 2.12: Smaug Smack Talk

September 8th, 2013

2:09:34

Considering the big flying lizard in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.

Riddles in the Dark Digest 2.08: Smog and Thrane

September 9th, 2013

49:37

Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz review listener comments and opinions on the start of The Desolation of Smaug.

Tolkien Chat 14: Bernd Greisinger

September 30th, 2013

29:27

Professor Olsen talks with Bernd Greisinger of the Greisinger Museum, home of the largest collection of Tolkien artifacts in the world

Riddles in the Dark 2.13: The End of All Things (In the Second Movie)

October 1st, 2013

1:37:43

From what cliff will we be left hanging at the end of The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug?

Riddles in the Dark 2.14: Fringe Festival 1

October 2nd, 2013

2:11:34

Kamikaze Thrush, Bald Raven, Radish Hat, Galion the Butler, and That Girl Elf

Tolkien Chat 15: Ethan Gilsdorf and Noble Smith

October 7th, 2013

1:34:17

Professor Olsen chats with authors Ethan Gilsdorf and Noble Smith

Riddles in the Dark NOT 2.15: Trailer 2 Mega-Episode

October 14th, 2013

3:19:43

A 3.33-hour discussion of the 2.5-minute second trailer for The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug

Riddles in the Dark Digest 2.09: Barrels on the Brain

October 16th, 2013

28:01

Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz discuss opinions on the relationship between the elves of Mirkwood and the men of Laketown in The Desolation of …

Call-In Office Hours 5

October 16th, 2013

1:53:25

The fifth Tolkien Professor open Skype Session, recorded on October 7, 2013. Topics discussed include invisible Ringwraiths, getting a PhD in Tolkien …

Riddles in the Dark Digest 2.10: Ring? What Ring?

October 23rd, 2013

36:59

Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz discuss listener opinions on when Bilbo will reveal the presence of the Ring.

Riddles in the Dark Digest 2.11: Blame it on the Arkenstone

November 12th, 2013

25:27

Trish Lambert and Laura Berkholtz take on the weighty theme of bromance in The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.

Riddles in the Dark 2.15: Fringe Festival 2

November 16th, 2013

1:42:38

Considering the fringe characters in The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug by way of Lego set interpretation. There is a visual companion PDF for this …

Riddles in the Dark 2.16: You Be Dragon?

November 17th, 2013

3:13:33

Checking out a flood of material released by Peter Jackson for The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, with a little dissension amongst our Riddles in the …

Riddles in the Dark: Hail Fellow and Fewmets!

November 23rd, 2013

2:48:08

Warming up by looking at some more materail from The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, our Riddles in the Dark co-hosts move on to talk about the extended …

A Bit of Wookie: Riddles in the Dark Year 2 in Review

December 12th, 2013

3:01:43

As The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug is unveiled around the world, Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen, Laura Berkholtz, and Trish Lambert review all the …

Tolkien Chat 16: Reactions to the Desolation of Smaug Part 1

December 23rd, 2013

47:26

Part 1: Professor Olsen discusses his reactions to the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug

Tolkien Chat 17: Reactions to the Desolation of Smaug Part 2

December 23rd, 2013

1:52:58

Part 2: Professor Olsen discusses his reactions to the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 1, Episode a

January 16th, 2014

1:29:02

The Riddles in the Dark team returns for the third and final round of the "how will Jackson tell the story" game. Phase 1, Episode a is a general …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 1, Episode b

January 31st, 2014

1:55:01

The second installment of Phase 1 of Year 3 of Riddles in the Dark team sees us revisiting The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug one last time. Three key …

Silmarillion Seminar 35:The Lost Episode

February 8th, 2014

2:21:32

The thirty-fifth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age, Part 2

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.01: Action and Violence

February 16th, 2014

1:48:57

The first riddle episode of the last year of Riddles in the Dark considers how action and violence impact the first two Hobbit movies and how these …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.02: Those Elves

February 22nd, 2014

1:47:45

Talking Elves in the second episode of the third year of Riddles in the Dark.

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.03: There and Back Again - The Beginning

March 8th, 2014

1:33:29

Saddle up the battle pigs! The RITD team go from serious to silly and back again as they consider the many ways that Peter Jackson could choose to …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.04: Meanwhile, Back in Laketown

March 22nd, 2014

1:57:59

What's going on in Laketown while the Dwarves are zigging and zagging around Erebor with a dragon in close pursuit? We theorize about this and other matters, and this time there are sound effects!

Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory, Episode 1

March 28th, 2014

44:56

The first episode of the Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory. The Tolkien Professor addresses your comments and questions on RITD 3.01

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.05: Smaug's Attack

April 4th, 2014

1:56:49

How epic will the attack of the dragon on Laketown be? Will there be any red shirts among the cast? And what about that oily Master? Inquiring minds examine these and other questions about The Hobbit: There and Back …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.06: The Siege,Erebor View

April 21st, 2014

2:14:16

Corey extols the virtues of Roac, Trish attempts to be a human sound effects machine, and Dave holds it all together as the talk centers on what the …

Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory, Episode II

April 22nd, 2014

2:10:54

The second episode of the Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory. The Tolkien Professor addresses your comments and questions on RITD 3.02 and RITD 3.03. …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.07: The Siege,Laketown View

May 2nd, 2014

2:15:31

Our hosts were very talkative in this episode, starting with a rant about the new name for Hobbit Movie 3, then moving on to considering how the Siege of Erebor might look from the Laketown side of the table. And Corey …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.08: The Siege,Thief in the Night

May 18th, 2014

1:56:55

Moving right along toward the Battle of (the) Five Armies, Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and his Riddles in the Dark co-hosts actually talk …

Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory, Episode III

May 21st, 2014

1:23:00

The third episode of the Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory. The Tolkien Professor addresses your comments and questions on RITD 3.04 and RITD 3.05.

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.09: Dol Guldur Part 1 - The White Hats

June 1st, 2014

2:25:12

In a Daveless episode, Trish and Corey consider what will be happening at Dol Guldur in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, with excursions …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.10: Dol Guldur Part 2 - The Black Hats

June 18th, 2014

1:44:35

What is Sauron up to? Where are all those Orcs going anyway? And what's going on with the Nazgul? We don't have the answers, but we have LOTS of …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.11: The Battle of Five Armies, Part 1

June 29th, 2014

1:55:32

Why will the Elves march to Erebor? Will Bilbo be conscious for the battle? Does Roac constitute one of the armies? These and other pressing questions are considered in this installment of Riddles in the Dark

Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory Episode 4

July 6th, 2014

1:15:54

Corey and Trish (standing in for Laura) go over all the riddles covering the Siege (RITD Episodes 3.06, 3.07 and 3.08)

Riddles in the Dark Bonus: Pronunciation Guide

July 6th, 2014

38:27

In response to a listener query, Corey walks through Tolkien's language pronunciation and how the names in The Hobbit films are supposed to be …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.12: The Battle of Five Armies, Part 2

July 17th, 2014

2:23:36

Who's gonna die? That's the big question in this episode of Riddles in the Dark, as The Tolkien Professor and fellow co-hosts ponder the …

Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory Episode 5

July 18th, 2014

1:40:06

Corey and Trish (standing in for Laura) share great listener observations about the Battle of Dol Guldur (RITD Episodes 3.09 and 3.10)

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.13: Farewell to Thorin

July 27th, 2014

1:46:16

Corey and Trish put the "fun" into "funeral" in this installment of Riddles in the Dark, while Dave is off running around San Diego Comic-Con.

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Bonus Episode: Comic-Con and the Teaser Trailer

August 4th, 2014

3:06:43

Dave and guest listener Karen offer up a first hand view of the Comic-Con experience. Then Corey launches into a two-minute-per-second analysis of the teaser trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.14: The Aftermath

August 8th, 2014

2:03:04

What happens when the dust settles after the battle? Corey and Trish ask the tough questions.

Tolkien Chat 18: Comments on the release of Tolkien's Beowulf translation

August 18th, 2014

1:00:02

Professor Olsen comments on the release of J.R.R. Tolkien's translation of Beowulf

Riddles in the Dark Supererogatory Episode 6

August 18th, 2014

1:45:20

Corey and Laura share listener observations and present the final five conundra of the riddle game

Mythgard at Mythcon 2014

August 18th, 2014

1:04:28

Corey talks to Mythgard students who joined him at Mythcon 45 in August of 2014, as well as an impressive list of drop-by guests

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.15: The Journey Home

August 23rd, 2014

2:09:08

We wrap up the riddle game with the key question: Will there be a Bag End auction?

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Phase 2, Episode 3.16: The Riddle Roundup, Time to Vote!

September 5th, 2014

1:48:27

The whole Riddles in the Dark gang races through all 15 riddles and conundra while Corey casts his votes for all to see. Submit your answers by …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Postgame Episode 1: On with the Analysis

September 20th, 2014

1:35:49

The analysis phase kicks off by pondering the trailer for the extended edition of The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, among other things

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Postgame Episode 2: Not a Banner Episode

October 5th, 2014

2:28:23

Co-hosts and live listeners found it hard to like the promotional banner for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Fortunately, there are some good tangential conversations.

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Postgame Episode 3: It's LEGO Time!

October 21st, 2014

2:31:53

Just in time to save us from an episode of wandering speculations in the void created by Warner Brothers and Peter Jackson, the LEGO sets for The …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Postgame Episode 4

November 6th, 2014

2:10:30

Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and co-hosts Trish Lambert and Dave Kale are relieved to finally have material to consider for the third Hobbit movie.

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Postgame Episode 5

November 27th, 2014

2:44:12

The Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and co-hosts Dave Kale and Trish Lambert are happy to finally be able to dig into material being released for the …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, DOS Extended Edition Analysis

November 30th, 2014

2:36:50

The Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and co-hosts Dave Kale and Trish Lambert considered the extra footage included in The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Postgame Episode 6

December 21st, 2014

2:08:53

The Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and co-hosts Dave Kale and Trish Lambert go over more of the information that has been released prior to the launch …

Riddles in the Dark Year 3, Postgame Episode 7

December 23rd, 2014

2:52:22

In the second ending to the Riddles in the Dark series, The Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and co-hosts Dave Kale and Trish Lambert wrap up their …

The Tolkien Professor Debriefs The Battle of the Five Armies

December 25th, 2014

2:02:50

The Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen offers his own reactions, observations and insights about the third installment of Peter Jackson's adaptation of …

The Riddles in the Dark Team Debriefs The Battle of the Five Armies

December 25th, 2014

3:07:53

The Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and co-hosts Trish Lambert and Dave Kale share their thoughts about The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

Riddles in the Dark, The Beginning of the End

February 3rd, 2015

1:46:08

The Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and co-hosts Trish Lambert and Dave Kale conduct a lightning round of the Year Three riddles and conundra to arrive …

Riddles in the Dark, The Penultimate Episode

February 15th, 2015

1:37:16

The Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and co-hosts Trish Lambert and Dave Kale discuss three of the six "leftover" riddles that needed more discussion. …

Riddles in the Dark, The Ultimate Episode (Really!)

April 3rd, 2015

2:09:56

In the final episode of a long journey there and back again, Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and co-hosts Dave Kale and Trish Lambert wind up the …

Mythgard Monday at Ales and Tales-Frodo and Sauron: What Were They Thinking?

April 18th, 2015

2:09:56

In the Lord of the Rings Online, Mythgard gathers at Ales and Tales to celebrate Gondorian New Year and the 7th Anniversary of the Lonely Mountain Band kinship. Corey's talk is on Frodo and Sauron at the Cracks of Doom: …

SilmFilm Episode 0-1: Introducing the Silmarillion Film Project

June 9th, 2015

1:58:09
Explaining the Project
  • What we ARE doing is discussing and planning how we would adapt The Silmarillion to film.
  • What we ARE NOT doing is creating …

SilmFilm Episode 0-02: Big Decisions

June 20th, 2015

1:54:22
Explaining the Project Looking back to last episode – 10 minutes Frame narrative choices
  • Bodiless narrator (e.g., Galadriel in FotR)
  • Embodied …

SilmFilm Episode 0-03: Storytelling

July 13th, 2015

1:45:05
Introduction Today’s topic is rhetorical level, register and language: a foundational issue. Core questions: How close to Tolkien are we trying to …

SilmFilm Episode 0-04: Plot Mapping

July 24th, 2015

1:50:13

Episode 0-4 Audio 

Introduction/Review Today, we are dividing up the Silmarillion storyline into actual seasons for the show. (And it’s also Season …

Tolkien Chat: Makin’ Movies in Middle-earth

August 12th, 2015

43:16
Adaptation has been a topic that has intrigued many Mythgardians, including Signum University President Corey Olsen (also known as The Tolkien …

SilmFilm Episode 1-01: Plot Overview

August 26th, 2015

1:54:51

Audio Episode

Introduction/Review Dave is in Australia at a conference, so he will not be joining us. Corey has online notes in the webinar …

SilmFilm Episode 1-02: Narrative Overview

September 2nd, 2015

1:59:32
Introduction/Review Excited to finish the overview of Season One and incorporate some of the things mentioned on the discussion board. (And Dave is …

SilmFilm Episode 1-03: The Ainulindalë (Pilot Episode)

October 2nd, 2015

1:48:21

Audio Episode

Introduction/Review
  • No more delaying: it's time to discuss the Music of the Ainur. (We're not skipping it!)
  • It's one of the most …

SilmFilm Episode 1-04

October 19th, 2015

1:50:30

Audio Episode

Introduction/Review
  • Reaction to other Ainulindalë media: they aren’t particularly helpful because they don’t “visually narrate” – …

SilmFilm Episode 1-5: He Who Shall Not Be Named Morgoth

October 19th, 2015

1:58:49

Audio Episode

Introduction/Review
  • There’s opportunity for creativity, visuals, etc. as we don’t have much character arc in the book, so we have …

SilmFilm Episode 1-06: Yay Melkor!!

December 5th, 2015

2:05:15
Introduction/Review
  • We introduced Melkor last episode, now we’re ready to start “working with him.”
  • You have been awesome on the discussion boards!

SilmFilm Episode 1-07: Creating the Lamps, Distressing the Damsel

December 5th, 2015

2:05:34
Introduction/Review
  • What’s at stake in Season 1? It is not the bodies of the protagonists, because The Valar don’t have bodies.
    • “But are they …

SilmFilm Episode 1-08: Murder of the Lamps – Who dunnit?

December 5th, 2015

1:54:27
Introduction/Review Today’s episode is about the Destruction of the Lamps. Loose ends from last week: Trish’s comments about last week’s episode …

SilmFilm Episode 1-09: Finally, Something For The Fëanturi To Do!

January 5th, 2016

2:02:10

Audio Episode

Introduction/Review Today’s episode is about Valinor
  • Picture of Peter Jackson with The Silmarillion bookmarked – obvious …

298: Fantasy Casting for the Silmarillion Film Project

December 26th, 2015

2:03:02

This bonus SilmFilm discussion occurred as part of the Signum University Annual Fund Campaign Halloween Extravaganza in the fall of 2015. Dr. Corey Olsen and Trish Lambert—two-thirds of the SilmFilm podcast co-host …

SilmFilm Episode 1-10: The Two Trees – Aftermath (or...Everything but The Trees)

January 9th, 2016

1:44:03
Introduction/Review Angband and Utumno (from the discussion boards).
  • Last time, the parallel of establishing Utumno and Valamar at the same time …

SilmFilm Episode 1-11: Episode 9: the Fall of the House of Ainur (sort of), Part the First

January 12th, 2016

1:54:16
Introduction/Review Apologies for delays in posting - website is under redesign with more features, etc. but we have added more Signum personnel to …

SilmFilm Episode 1-12: Episode 10: If you have a Balrog, you don't need a cat, aka Fall of the House of Ainur (Part the Second)

January 18th, 2016

2:02:24
Introduction/Review "Obi-Wan makes sarcastic comments" - Corey's 7 year-old This section of episodes links everything together and is our first …

The Last (Really!) RITD Episode -- BotFA EE Review

January 24th, 2016

2:09:22


In the final episode of Riddles in the Dark (really), Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and co-hosts Dave Kale and Trish Lambert go over the extended …

SilmFilm Episode 1-13: Episode 11: Aulë and the Dwarves

February 4th, 2016

2:06:51

SilmFilm 1-14 — Episode 12: Can’t Kick the Orc Can Anymore

February 18th, 2016

2:05:56
1) Bilbo would be a better character for young Estel to meet instead of Thorin or any of the Dwarves.
  • Kinda referencing Pippin and Bergil in Minas …

SilmFilm 1-15 – Episode 13: The War to Begin All Wars

March 7th, 2016

2:13:01
Introduction/Review "Incipient marvelousness is afoot" Season 1 cleanup (Ents and Eagles), last episode of Season 1 Comments from last time: 1) …

SilmFilm Session 16 - Episode 14: Casting

March 13th, 2016

2:13:43
Today's discussion 1) today's discussion is purely theoretical.
  • Cast members are "every proper noun" in the Valar Quenta
  • Listeners will do actual …

SilmFilm Session 17 - Episode 15: Envisioning Arda: Sets/Locations

April 3rd, 2016

2:08:06

SilmFilm Session 18

April 16th, 2016

2:29:25

SilmFilm Session 1-19: Music

April 27th, 2016

2:03:27
Introduction – Music and Score
  • Today, we will have John DiBartolo of the Lonely Mountain Band as guest contributor.
  • Those of you who have listened …

SilmFilm Session 1-20: Script Outlines

May 12th, 2016

2:05:07

SilmFilm: Session 2-01

May 25th, 2016

2:03:39

SilmFilm: Session 2-02

June 10th, 2016

2:11:05

SilmFilm: Session 2-03

June 27th, 2016

1:53:55

SilmFilm: Session 2-04

July 11th, 2016

2:15:38

SilmFilm: Session 2-05

July 25th, 2016

2:01:38

SilmFilm: Session 2-06

August 4th, 2016

2:11:28

SilmFilm: Session 2-07

August 19th, 2016

2:07:12

SilmFilm: Session 2-08

August 30th, 2016

2:07:05

SilmFilm: Session 2-09

September 12th, 2016

2:19:05

SilmFilm: Session 2-10

October 13th, 2016

2:20:32

SilmFilm: Session 2-11

October 13th, 2016

2:09:36

SilmFilm: Session 2-12

November 6th, 2016

2:25:03

SilmFilm: Session 2-13

November 12th, 2016

2:37:31

SilmFilm Special: The Season 2 Frame

November 19th, 2016

2:19:30

SilmFilm: Session 2-14

December 5th, 2016

1:59:02

SilmFilm: Session 2-15

December 5th, 2016

1:58:22

SilmFilm: Session 2-16

December 18th, 2016

2:03:02

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 1

January 4th, 2017

2:15:09

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 2

January 11th, 2017

2:05:05

SilmFilm: Session 2-17

January 12th, 2017

1:56:23

SilmFilm: Session 2-18

January 17th, 2017

2:30:35

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 3

January 18th, 2017

2:26:44

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 4

January 25th, 2017

2:23:41

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 5

February 1st, 2017

2:15:25

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 6

February 8th, 2017

2:31:30

SilmFilm: Session 2-19

February 14th, 2017

2:26:44

SilmFilm: Session 2-20

February 18th, 2017

2:23:34

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 7

February 19th, 2017

2:10:19

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 8

February 21st, 2017

2:35:59

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 9

March 8th, 2017

2:03:42

SilmFilm: Session 2-21

March 13th, 2017

2:28:38

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 10

March 15th, 2017

2:18:53

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 11

March 22nd, 2017

2:08:28

SilmFilm: Session 2-22

March 27th, 2017

1:59:18

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 12

March 29th, 2017

1:54:00

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 13

April 5th, 2017

2:05:16

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 14

April 13th, 2017

2:09:17

SilmFilm: Session 2-23

April 17th, 2017

2:33:26

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 15

April 19th, 2017

2:14:18

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 16

May 10th, 2017

2:02:18

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 17

May 17th, 2017

2:17:28

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 18

May 24th, 2017

2:15:40

SilmFilm: Session 2-24

June 14th, 2017

2:19:23

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 19

June 16th, 2017

2:15:53

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 20

June 21st, 2017

1:59:23

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 21

June 28th, 2017

2:14:45

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 22

July 14th, 2017

2:05:45

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 23

July 19th, 2017

2:28:30

SilmFilm: Session 3-1

July 20th, 2017

2:43:00

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 24

July 26th, 2017

2:33:47

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 25

August 10th, 2017

2:36:47

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 26

August 28th, 2017

2:25:31

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 27

August 29th, 2017

2:36:17

SilmFilm: Session 3-2

September 1st, 2017

2:27:44

SilmFilm: Session 3-3

September 1st, 2017

2:26:33

SilmFilm: Session 3-4

September 1st, 2017

2:23:14

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 28

September 13th, 2017

2:37:29

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 29

September 9th, 2017

2:17:04

Signum Fundraising Campaign Launch Event 2017

September 22nd, 2017

20:47

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 30

September 13th, 2017

2:33:56

SilmFilm: Session 3-5

September 25th, 2017

2:40:53

SilmFilm: Session 3-6

September 25th, 2017

2:10:53

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 31

September 27th, 2017

2:24:34

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 32

October 9th, 2017

2:19:10

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 33

October 7th, 2017

2:35:54

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 34

October 12th, 2017

2:32:58

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 35

October 30th, 2017

2:17:25

2017 Signum Webathon: The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

October 30th, 2017

1:40:17

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 36

October 30th, 2017

2:52:49

SilmFilm: Session 3-7

November 2nd, 2017

2:06:15

SilmFilm: Session 3-8

October 31st, 2017

2:31:43

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 37

November 2nd, 2017

2:08:10

2017 State of the University Address

November 6th, 2017

1:22:59

All About the Signum Academy

November 7th, 2017

32:22

The Silmarillion Project Webathon Special 2017

November 7th, 2017

38:44

All About Exploring Lord of the Rings

November 7th, 2017

22:55

Wigand Webathon Special 2017

November 7th, 2017

2:30:44

SilmFilm: Session 3-9

November 8th, 2017

2:30:11

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 38

November 12th, 2017

1:16:52

We apologize! Due to a power outage this is only a partial episode.

SilmFilm: Session 3-10

November 23rd, 2017

2:26:00

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 39

December 7th, 2017

2:28:11

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 40

December 7th, 2017

2:36:48

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 41

December 7th, 2017

2:15:22

SilmFilm: Session 3-11

December 12th, 2017

2:29:22

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 42

December 13th, 2017

2:29:26

SilmFilm: Session 3-12

December 20th, 2017

2:39:58

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 43

December 21st, 2017

2:43:00

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 44

January 8th, 2018

2:24:12

SilmFilm: Session 3-13

January 15th, 2018

2:33:53

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 45

January 18th, 2018

2:16:26

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 46

February 1st, 2018

2:45:00

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 47

February 1st, 2018

2:22:31

SilmFilm: Session 3-14

February 9th, 2018

2:36:26

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 48

February 10th, 2018

2:09:58

SilmFilm: Session 3-15

February 16th, 2018

2:41:23

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 49

February 22nd, 2018

2:19:13

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 50

February 22nd, 2018

2:25:41

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 51

March 14th, 2018

2:08:42

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 52

March 16th, 2018

2:29:41

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 53

March 22nd, 2018

2:43:32

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 54

March 28th, 2018

2:22:09

State of the University Address: Certification Update

April 6th, 2018

1:23:19

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 55

April 8th, 2018

2:12:47

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 56

April 17th, 2018

2:21:27

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 57

April 19th, 2018

2:36:09

SilmFilm: Session 3-16

April 20th, 2018

2:38:22

SilmFilm: Session 3-17

April 20th, 2018

2:34:55

SilmFilm: Session 3-18

April 20th, 2018

2:39:20

SilmFilm: Session 3-19

May 4th, 2018

2:22:56

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 58

May 10th, 2018

2:43:18

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 59

May 10th, 2018

2:33:33

SilmFilm: Session 3-20

May 15th, 2018

2:45:51

SilmFilm: Session 3-21

May 28th, 2018

2:29:26

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 60

May 28th, 2018

2:34:26

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 61

June 6th, 2018

2:29:56

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 62

June 6th, 2018

2:48:33

SilmFilm: Session 3-22

June 11th, 2018

2:31:58

SilmFilm: Session 3-23

June 11th, 2018

2:40:40

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 63

June 20th, 2018

2:45:22

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 64

June 21st, 2018

2:37:30

SilmFilm: Session 3-24

July 1st, 2018

2:40:40

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 65

July 11th, 2018

2:37:30

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 66

July 11th, 2018

2:55:36

SilmFilm: Session 3-25

July 26th, 2018

2:18:28

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 67

August 1st, 2018

2:08:26

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 68

August 1st, 2018

2:13:58

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 69

August 1st, 2018

2:28:10

SilmFilm: Session 3-26

August 12th, 2018

2:59:54

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 70

August 15th, 2018

2:20:43

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 71

September 12th, 2018

2:31:17

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 72

September 19th, 2018

2:10:01

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 73

September 12th, 2018

2:51:37

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 74

September 12th, 2018

2:17:43

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 75

September 19th, 2018

2:31:17

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 76

September 29th, 2018

2:48:20

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 77

October 12th, 2018

2:22:07

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 78

October 12th, 2018

2:35:44

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 79

October 18th, 2018

2:28:42

SilmFilm: Session 4-01

October 23rd, 2018

2:40:18

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 80

October 26th, 2018

2:42:12

SilmFilm: Session 4-02

November 6th, 2018

2:38:03

SilmFilm: Special LA Moot

November 10th, 2018

57:40

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 81

November 10th, 2018

2:18:32

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 82

November 10th, 2018

2:41:43

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 83

November 28th, 2018

2:14:23

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 84

December 4th, 2018

2:34:57

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 85

December 5th, 2018

2:31:41

SilmFilm: Session 4-03

December 9th, 2018

2:07:11

SilmFilm: Session 4-04

December 12th, 2018

2:44:09

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 86

December 12th, 2018

2:30:48

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 87

January 10th, 2019

2:27:35

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 88

January 10th, 2019

2:31:42

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 89

January 20th, 2019

2:24:25

SilmFilm: Session 4-05

January 25th, 2019

2:11:14

SilmFilm: Session 4-06

January 25th, 2019

2:30:08

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 90

January 25th, 2019

2:37:41

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 91

February 10th, 2019

2:50:51

Exploring Lord of the Rings: Episode 92

February 10th, 2019

2:14:28

SilmFilm: Session 4-07

February 10th, 2019

2:20:53

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