That’s What I’m Tolkien About
USSR Lord of the Rings (1991) - with Daniel Greene

USSR Lord of the Rings (1991) - with Daniel Greene

January 25, 2022

Being the one hundred and thirty-third episode in which there are some serious group video project vibes, we’re not messing with Russian murder clowns, and a famed character finally appears.

 

That's What I'm Tolkien About is a proud member of WBNE. For more information, go to https://wbne.org/  

 

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Mary Clay:

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Daniel:

YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw--xPGVVxYzRsWyV1nFqgg

Twitter - https://twitter.com/DanielBGreene 

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dgreene101/

 

 

Resources, Articles, Etc. - 

USSR LOTR - Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZh7nwEUOeg 

Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tS6RZg_AqaY 

Articles mentioned - https://www.rbth.com/history/333944-lord-of-rings-russia-translation-ussr 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/apr/05/soviet-tv-version-lord-of-the-rings-rediscovered-after-30-years  

Race in LOTR and Tolkien’s Works: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11ExziJbBteK8eJn9xgrjm17P23Vg_Ucm8rAyYAkm9yc/edit 

Potterless: Anti-Semitism in Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Fantasy w/ Eric Silver - https://www.potterlesspodcast.com/episode-161 

 

Next Up: The Hobbit (1967)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBnVL1Y2src&t=136s

USSR The Hobbit (1985) - with Pod and Prejudice

USSR The Hobbit (1985) - with Pod and Prejudice

January 18, 2022

Being the one hundred and thirty-second episode in which we make several sweeping generalizations, Old Gregg shows up, and there are barely even 3 armies.

 

That's What I'm Tolkien About is a proud member of WBNE. For more information, go to https://wbne.org/  

 

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Mary Clay:

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Molly and Becca:

Pod and Prejudice - https://www.podandprejudice.com/ 

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Resources, Articles, Etc. - 

USSR The Hobbit - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajknsrDX-VY&t=10s 

Race in LOTR and Tolkien’s Works: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11ExziJbBteK8eJn9xgrjm17P23Vg_Ucm8rAyYAkm9yc/edit 

Potterless: Anti-Semitism in Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Fantasy w/ Eric Silver - https://www.potterlesspodcast.com/episode-161 

 

Next Up: USSR Lord of the Rings (1991)
Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZh7nwEUOeg 

Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tS6RZg_AqaY 

Tolkien (2019) - with Luke Shelton of The Tolkien Experience

Tolkien (2019) - with Luke Shelton of The Tolkien Experience

January 11, 2022

Being the one hundred and thirty-first episode in which Luke sets us straight about Tolkien and allegory, MC almost dies, and we’re waiting for our Peter Jackson documentary about JERT.

 

That's What I'm Tolkien About is a proud member of WBNE. For more information, go to https://wbne.org/  

 

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Mary Clay:

Twitter - www.twitter.com/mcwattsup 

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Luke:

https://luke-shelton.com/ 

Twitter - https://twitter.com/LukeBShelton 

 

Resources, Articles, Etc. - 

Tolkien (2019) is available on Hulu Premium or to rent most other places

Race in LOTR and Tolkien’s Works: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11ExziJbBteK8eJn9xgrjm17P23Vg_Ucm8rAyYAkm9yc/edit 

Potterless: Anti-Semitism in Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Fantasy w/ Eric Silver - https://www.potterlesspodcast.com/episode-161 

Next Up: USSR The Hobbit (1985)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajknsrDX-VY&t=10s

Lord of the Rings: The Musical - with Ali Gordon

Lord of the Rings: The Musical - with Ali Gordon

January 4, 2022

Being the one hundred and thirtieth episode in which MC shares her intermission pee break tip, Shelob needs a tap number, and the musical took “break a leg!” literally.

 

That's What I'm Tolkien About is a proud member of WBNE. For more information, go to https://wbne.org/  

 

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Mary Clay:

Twitter - www.twitter.com/mcwattsup 

Instagram - www.instagram.com/mcturndownforwatt 

 

Ali:

Twitter - https://twitter.com/msalicenutting

Rumpleteaser - https://www.rumpleteaserimprov.com/

 

Resources, Articles, Etc. - 

Soundtrack: https://open.spotify.com/album/6PpBGWOamHlsuI5diOtMBe?si=6xxjGcCzS4Wwk5-ZbPk5TA

Act 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUCS5umyKsU

Act 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3ZUERNUsZU

Act 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fj3tPmDzbbg

National Geographic Special: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKtlkSdW0-U&list=PL674F51E63A15A3FD 

Twitter thread with other stuff: https://twitter.com/tolkienaboutpod/status/1477769657499230214  

 

Next Up: Tolkien (2019)

Available on Hulu Premium or to rent most other places

 

Good Reads/Listens:

Race in LOTR and Tolkien’s Works: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11ExziJbBteK8eJn9xgrjm17P23Vg_Ucm8rAyYAkm9yc/edit 

Potterless: Anti-Semitism in Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Fantasy w/ Eric Silver - https://www.potterlesspodcast.com/episode-161 

Best of 2021

Best of 2021

December 28, 2021

Being the look back at 2021 in which we revisit the question, ”Is Viggo Mortensen actually a ranger?”, discuss the pure cinnamon roll that is Faramir, fight over name pronunciations, and more!

 

That's What I'm Tolkien About is a proud member of WBNE. For more information, go to https://wbne.org/  

 

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Cover art by Vashaun Brandon - https://www.instagram.com/vashaundesigns/ 

 

Mary Clay:

Twitter - www.twitter.com/mcwattsup 

Instagram - www.instagram.com/mcturndownforwatt 

 

Resources, Articles, Etc. - 

Race in LOTR and Tolkien’s Works: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11ExziJbBteK8eJn9xgrjm17P23Vg_Ucm8rAyYAkm9yc/edit 

Potterless: Anti-Semitism in Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Fantasy w/ Eric Silver - https://www.potterlesspodcast.com/episode-161 

 

Next Up: LOTR The Musical - 

Soundtrack: https://open.spotify.com/album/6PpBGWOamHlsuI5diOtMBe?si=6xxjGcCzS4Wwk5-ZbPk5TA

Act 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUCS5umyKsU

Act 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3ZUERNUsZU

Act 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fj3tPmDzbbg

VeggieTales: Lord of the Beans - with Freddie‘s Roommate

VeggieTales: Lord of the Beans - with Freddie‘s Roommate

December 21, 2021

Being the one hundred and twenty-nine episode of the show in which VeggieTales is socialist propaganda, Lord of the Rings is maybe a Christmas movie, and not enough vegetables were utilized. 

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A PIPPIN NEW YEAR MERCH! https://bit.ly/30N56Zy 

 

That's What I'm Tolkien About is a proud member of WBNE. For more information, go to https://wbne.org/  

 

The Show:

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Mary Clay:

Twitter - www.twitter.com/mcwattsup 

Instagram - www.instagram.com/mcturndownforwatt 

 

Justin:

TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@freddiesroommate

Twitter - https://twitter.com/IamJustinJordan

 

Resources, Articles, Etc. - 

Lord of the Beans - https://vimeo.com/640461277

Race in LOTR and Tolkien’s Works: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11ExziJbBteK8eJn9xgrjm17P23Vg_Ucm8rAyYAkm9yc/edit 

Potterless: Anti-Semitism in Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Fantasy w/ Eric Silver - https://www.potterlesspodcast.com/episode-161 

 

Next Up: LOTR The Musical - 

Soundtrack: https://open.spotify.com/album/6PpBGWOamHlsuI5diOtMBe?si=6xxjGcCzS4Wwk5-ZbPk5TA

Act 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUCS5umyKsU

Act 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3ZUERNUsZU

Act 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fj3tPmDzbbg

Rankin/Bass‘s Return of the King (1980), Part 2 - with The Mellon Heads

Rankin/Bass‘s Return of the King (1980), Part 2 - with The Mellon Heads

December 14, 2021

Being the one hundred and twenty-eighth episode of the show in which Denethor and Thedoen die vaguely, we’re smuggling Kinder eggs, and Aragorn is Jesus. 

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A PIPPIN NEW YEAR MERCH! https://bit.ly/30N56Zy 

 

That's What I'm Tolkien About is a proud member of WBNE. For more information, go to https://wbne.org/  

 

The Show:

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Cover art by Vashaun Brandon - https://www.instagram.com/vashaundesigns/ 

 

Mary Clay:

Twitter - www.twitter.com/mcwattsup 

Instagram - www.instagram.com/mcturndownforwatt 

 

Dave and Johnny:

Twitter - https://twitter.com/mellon_heads

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/mellonheadsofficial/ 

The Council of Elrond Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-council-of-elrond/id1558898223  

 

Resources, Articles, Etc. - 

NEXT WEEK! Lord of the Beans - https://vimeo.com/640461277

The Hobbit (1977) - https://archive.org/details/TheHobbit1977Version

LOTR (1978) - https://archive.org/details/o.senhor.dos.aneis.1978.1080p.bluray.h264.aac.2.05.1.dualricksz 

ROTK (1980) - https://archive.org/details/the-return-of-the-king-1980-hevc 

Race in LOTR and Tolkien’s Works: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11ExziJbBteK8eJn9xgrjm17P23Vg_Ucm8rAyYAkm9yc/edit 

Potterless: Anti-Semitism in Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Fantasy w/ Eric Silver - https://www.potterlesspodcast.com/episode-161

Rankin/Bass‘s Return of the King (1980), Part 1 - with The Mellon Heads

Rankin/Bass‘s Return of the King (1980), Part 1 - with The Mellon Heads

December 7, 2021

Being the one hundred and twenty-seven episode of the show in which we’re going out with a bang (sort of), Rankin/Bass wrote a banger, and Frodo has a vendetta against water. 

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A PIPPIN NEW YEAR MERCH! https://bit.ly/30N56Zy 

 

That's What I'm Tolkien About is a proud member of WBNE. For more information, go to https://wbne.org/  

 

The Show:

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Cover art by Vashaun Brandon - https://www.instagram.com/vashaundesigns/ 

 

Mary Clay:

Twitter - www.twitter.com/mcwattsup 

Instagram - www.instagram.com/mcturndownforwatt 

 

Dave and Johnny:

Twitter - https://twitter.com/mellon_heads

The Council of Elrond Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-council-of-elrond/id1558898223  

 

Resources, Articles, Etc. - 

ROTK (1980) - https://archive.org/details/the-return-of-the-king-1980-hevc 

Race in LOTR and Tolkien’s Works: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11ExziJbBteK8eJn9xgrjm17P23Vg_Ucm8rAyYAkm9yc/edit 

Potterless: Anti-Semitism in Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Fantasy w/ Eric Silver - https://www.potterlesspodcast.com/episode-161

Ralph Bakshi‘s Lord of the Rings (1978), Part 2 - with Black Girs Create

Ralph Bakshi‘s Lord of the Rings (1978), Part 2 - with Black Girs Create

November 30, 2021

Being the one hundred and twenty-sixth episode of the show in which Balrog wings are controversial, MC relives the first time she got spoiled, and the end?

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A PIPPIN NEW YEAR MERCH! https://bit.ly/30N56Zy (get it before it’s taken down again but also knock on wood that it isn’t!)

 

That's What I'm Tolkien About is a proud member of WBNE. For more information, go to https://wbne.org/  

 

The Show:

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Cover art by Vashaun Brandon - https://www.instagram.com/vashaundesigns/ 

 

Mary Clay:

Twitter - www.twitter.com/mcwattsup 

Instagram - www.instagram.com/mcturndownforwatt 

 

Bayana and Delia:

Black Girls Create - https://www.flowcode.com/page/blackgirlscreate  

Bayana’s Twitter - https://twitter.com/yanawroteit 

Delia’s Twitter - https://twitter.com/deliaistyping 

 

Resources, Articles, Etc. - 

LOTR (1978) - https://archive.org/details/o.senhor.dos.aneis.1978.1080p.bluray.h264.aac.2.05.1.dualricksz 

An Exhaustive History of Ralph Bakshi's Lord of the Rings - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cr_rb_pitHk&t=1184s 

Return of the King (1980) - https://archive.org/details/the-return-of-the-king-1980-hevc

Race in LOTR and Tolkien’s Works: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11ExziJbBteK8eJn9xgrjm17P23Vg_Ucm8rAyYAkm9yc/edit 

Potterless: Anti-Semitism in Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Fantasy w/ Eric Silver - https://www.potterlesspodcast.com/episode-161

Ralph Bakshi‘s Lord of the Rings (1978), Part 1 - with Black Girls Create

Ralph Bakshi‘s Lord of the Rings (1978), Part 1 - with Black Girls Create

November 23, 2021

Being the one hundred and twenty-fifth episode of the show in which 17 year old Peter Jackson draws inspiration, Aragorn has no pants, and something LGBT happens.

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A PIPPIN NEW YEAR MERCH! https://bit.ly/30N56Zy (get it before it’s taken down again but also knock on wood that it isn’t!)

 

That's What I'm Tolkien About is a proud member of WBNE. For more information, go to https://wbne.org/  

 

The Show:

Twitter - www.twitter.com/tolkienaboutpod

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Merch - https://bit.ly/3yELYc3 

Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/tolkienaboutpod/ 

Cover art by Vashaun Brandon - https://www.instagram.com/vashaundesigns/ 

 

Mary Clay:

Twitter - www.twitter.com/mcwattsup 

Instagram - www.instagram.com/mcturndownforwatt 

 

Bayana and Delia:

Black Girls Create - https://www.flowcode.com/page/blackgirlscreate  

Bayana’s Twitter - https://twitter.com/yanawroteit 

Delia’s Twitter - https://twitter.com/deliaistyping 

 

Resources, Articles, Etc. - 

LOTR (1978) - https://archive.org/details/o.senhor.dos.aneis.1978.1080p.bluray.h264.aac.2.05.1.dualricksz 

An Exhaustive History of Ralph Bakshi's Lord of the Rings - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cr_rb_pitHk&t=1184s 

Race in LOTR and Tolkien’s Works: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11ExziJbBteK8eJn9xgrjm17P23Vg_Ucm8rAyYAkm9yc/edit 

Potterless: Anti-Semitism in Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Fantasy w/ Eric Silver - https://www.potterlesspodcast.com/episode-161

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