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Middle-earth Talk Radio Show Episode 0039 November 13 2011

by hawke — last modified Nov 19, 2011 01:34 PM
Episode 39 of Middle-earth Talk Radio Show with Hawke Robinson and Michael Martinez, recorded November 13, 2011.
Middle-earth Talk Radio Show Episode 0039 November 13 2011

Kill Shakespeare Comic

Duration: 1:13:18 (1 hour, 13 minutes, 18 seconds)

Format: 32 kbps MP3 or 128 kbps MP3


128 Kbps (67.1 MB):

32 kbps (16.8 MB):

Opening Music

Title: Treebeard's Song

Band: The Tolkien Ensemble with Christopher Lee

Album: At Dawn in Rivendell

More Information:


  • Tolkien Moot 2012 announcement coming soon (changes)
  • Terry Pratchett (Discworld) any his Alzheimer's Disease
  • Good thing Michael is not Astin Kutcher
  • Middle-earth Radio Facebook account: middleearthradio
  • Tolkien Scholars Facebook account: tolkienscholars
  • Tolkien Scholars Twitter account: tolkienscholars
  • If Tolkien Were Black
  • African-American fantasy writers
  • N. K. Jemisin
  • Cultures and unavoidable bias that seeps into everything
  • White European bias
  • Druedain / Woses
  • White male biased in most fantasy fiction
  • Mists of Avalon
  • Difficulty writing female characters in fantasy novels
  • What do female readers think of Stephen R. Donaldson's interpretation of the female character(s) in Mirror of Her Dreams, etc?
  • Andre Norton's female protagonists
  • Michael's involvement in Compuserve online writers forum
  • Localized interpretations of "castle"
  • Understanding your audience in correctly communicating and overcoming the readers' biases in interpretation
  • "Real-time" interaction of characters in a story with the author/artist.
  • Inland Empire Tolkien Society Discussion
  • Dead Gentlemen's "The Gamers"
  • The Gamers 2 - Dorkness Rising
  • The Guardians of the Flame
  • Dragonlance series
  • Michael's review of the movie The Immortals
  • Bard the Bowman in The Hobbit movie
  • Viggo Mortensen as Aragorn
  • John Rhys-Davies
  • Sean Beam ongoing joke about "Sharp" and so "Still Sharp"
  • Filming in Takaka Hill, New Zealand
  • Ian McKellan's Blog, Gandalf as General
  • Christopher Lee with musicians
  • Rehtaeh at Tolkien Moot 2010
  • Tolkien Moot Videos and Audio
  • Rehtaeh's Facebook Page:
  • Rehtaeh's website
  • Professor Chris Seeman will be special guest for episode #40, Sunday, November 20, 2011
  • Other Minds Magazine
  • Iron Crown Enterprises - Middle-earth Role Playing
  • Decipher Inc. - Lord of the Rings RPG
  • The Tolkien Music List
  • Upcoming interviews of other Tolkien musicians coming soon from others too.
  • MerpCon website



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Inland Empire Tolkien Society -

Dead Gentlement Productions - The Gamers -

The Gamers 2, Dorkness Rising -

The Guardians of the Flame Wikipedia entry - 

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KYRS FM Radio -

Tolkien Moot Website:



Closing Music

Title: Ever Eve

Band: Rehtaeh (Heather Downing)

Album: Awakened

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