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Middle-earth Talk Radio Show Episode 0038 November 6 2011

by Hawke last modified Nov 19, 2011 01:28 PM
Michael Martinez and Hawke Robinson in episode 38 of Middle-earth Talk Radio Show.
Middle-earth Talk Radio Show Episode 0038 November 6 2011

Felicia Day versus Jace Hall lightsaber battle

Duration: 1:10:37 (1 hour, 10 minutes, 37 seconds)

Format: 64 kbps MP3 or 128 kbps MP3

Download:

64 kbps (32.3 MB): http://www.middle-earthradio.com/talk-show/Middle-earth-Talk-Radio-Show-Episode-0038-2011-11-06.mp3

128 Kbps (64.7 MB): http://www.middle-earthradio.com/talk-show/Middle-earth-Talk-Radio-Show-Episode-0038-2011-11-06-128kbps.mp3

Opening Music

Title: Legolas

Band: Brobdingnagian Bards

Album: Memories of Middle-earth

More Information:

http://www.thebards.net/

http://www.tolkien-music.com


 

Topics

  • 1968 BBC Documentary Video of J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Not going to discuss - Peter Jackson 4th Video Log
  • Not going to discuss - Patrick Stewart "Use the Force Harry - Signed Gandalf"
  • Not going to discuss - Occupy Mordor
  • Occupy Valinor, did not go well...
  • The new Art of The Hobbit book
  • Michael interviewed Wayne Hammond and Christina Scull recently
  • Michael and Hawke have both received this book since this show was recorded and before it was edited and uploaded.
  • Michael also recently interviewed John D. Rateliff, author of The History of The Hobbit.
  • There is a new revised version of The History of The Hobbit including new material.
  • Michael's new site   http://middle-earth.xenite.org
  • Middle-earth Unplugged - First person perspectives in the style of National Geographic
  • Francesco Nepitello kudos to Michael for the essay
  • Horror in the Woods - How Men Live in Mirkwood
  • The One Ring Role Playing Game by Francesco Nepitello and published by Cubicle 7 and Sophisticated Games
  • Tolkien used Gothic to represent the language of that reason.
  • What were the Phantoms?
  • New Q&A Essays - over 200 new articles since mid-July
  • Publishing recaps of the Editorial sections of Chris Seeman's Other Minds Magazine
  • Later will do the same for Other Hands Magazine
  • Michael now systematically interviewing Tolkien scholars
  • Also interview Michael of Tolkien Studies, and also Janet of Mythopoeic Society
  • Many others on the way
  • Other Hands Magazine next issue postponed until December release
  • Other Hands Magazine Facebook page
  • Hawke's Tolkien Scholars Facebook Page
  • Hawke's Demonstrations at Merlyn's of The One Ring RPG
  • Difficulty getting any promotional material or even responses from Cubicle 7, so Hawke made his own
  • Margaret Weiss Serenity RPG
  • Hawke further discusses his review of The One Ring RPG
  • Typical cost of RPG's getting so expensive
  • The AD&D 1st Edition Unearthed Arcana book bindings keep seeming to fall apart
  • However, the cost to reward hours ratio compared between RPGs to Computer games at same price, or Trading Card Games
  • Dragon Magazine and Dungeon Magazine
  • Abhor Steam game delivery system
  • Michael's preference with strategy games such as Civilization
  • Dragon Age computer-based RPG
  • OKCupid.com test generating engine
  • Michael's lifelong ban against being allowed to participate in any Tolkien trivia games
  • Re-enable the IRC Tolkien Trivia bot? Let us know!
  • The Tolkien Chat Room
  • David Bratman
  • Icelandic scholar, Helen Buckhurst
  • The Coal Biters
  • Would listeners like us to offer Video casts in addition to just the audio casts?
  • Would you like live streaming shows audio and/or video?
  • Or do you just want the audio podcasts to continue only?
  • Should we broadcast with Google Plus Hangout?
  • Hawke still needs to create and submit soundbites for Middle-earth Network
  • Felicia Day and Jace Hall humorous bit

 

 

References:

BBC Tolkien Documentary - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XR-4vMEiQ_U

The Art of The Hobbit book - http://www.theatlantic.com/life/archive/2011/11/the-art-of-the-hobbit-illustrations-from-the-jrr-tolkien-papers/247686/

Middle-earth Role Playing List - merp-subscribe@merp.com

Middle-earth Unplugged - http://middle-earth.xenite.org/category/unplugged/

Horror in the Woods - http://middle-earth.xenite.org/2011/09/21/horror-in-the-woods-how-men-live-in-mirkwood/

The One Ring RPG Cubicle 7 Website - http://www.cubicle7.co.uk/our-games/the-one-ring/

Hawke's Reviews of TOR RPG - http://new.merp.com (newer reviews)  and http://www.merp.com (older reviews)

Other Hands Magazine: http://www.omzine.org (includes archives of all the Other Minds Magazine issues too)

Tolkien Scholars Page: http://www.tolkienscholars.org

Margaret Weiss Productions - http://www.margaretweis.com/

http://www.okcupid.com/

 Felicia Day and Jace Hall ongoing battle (be warned, Jace Hall show has strong language) - Part 1 initial interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1-N1HWxQYQ

Part 2 Blizzard WoW abuse: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMKAUFfGZz4

Part 3 Jace Hall offices ransacked by Felicia: http://www.metacafe.com/watch/5304458/the_jace_hall_show_season_2_episode_1/

Part 4 Light saber battle: http://www.ign.com/videos/2010/02/05/jace-hall-show-felicia-day-light-saber-fight

 Felicia Day blog about these episodes: http://feliciaday.com/blog/jace-hall-battle

 

 

Closing Music

Title: The Fall of Gil-Galad

Band: Anois

Album: Unreleased

More Information:

http://www.anois.info

http://www.tolkien-music.com


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