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Middle-earth Talk Radio - Show 6 - November 16th, 2008

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The sixth installment of Middle-earth Talk Radio. Duration: 44:21 (44 minutes, 21 seconds). Filesize: 81.9 MB.
Middle-earth Talk Radio - Show  6 - November 16th, 2008

Secrets of Middle-earth 4 DVD set box cover

Opening music: The Riders of Rohan by Mostly Autumn

Topics covered:

  • Hawke's recent Tolkien-related acquisitions
  • Book: The Plants of Middle-earth, Botany and Sub-creation
  • Brief mention about Radio Rivendell and the favorable comments in their forums about Middle-earth Talk Radio
  • Book: Roots and Branches by Thomas Shippey
  • Book: J.R.R. Tolkien Companion & Guide
  • Audio CD: The J.R.R. Tolkien Audio Collection readings by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien.
  • Four 60 minute DVD series by Kultur with artwork from the Brother's Hildebrant and music by Mostly Autumn: Secrets of Middle-earth: Inside Tolkien's Hobbit,Inside The Fellowship of the Ring, Inside The Two Towers, Inside the Return of the King.
  • Updates on Guillermo's The Hobbit movies plans.
  • NASA discovers the Eye of Sauron
  • Book: Tales from the Perilous Realm
  • British Tolkien Fan Movie: Born of Hope. Focuses on Arathorn and Gilrain.
  • Defense attorney in murder case, makes reference to Tolkien during proceedings.
  • An American priest wrote article "Why Tolkien said no to Narnia".
  • New Zealand Herald article also covering the free, non-profit fan movie "Born of Hope", that will be available for download over the Internet.
  • Online Fandom, Have We Gone Too Far or Not Far Enough?
  • Follow up on the hunt for Gil-galad's car.
  • Update on Other Minds Magazine Issue 5 delays, mention of Beowulf and Tolkien essay.

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Closing music: The Forge of Sauron (Instrumental) by Mostly Autumn

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