defending Boromir.

This post is a contribution to the 9th Annual Tolkien Blog Party. Additionally, I have Rachel to thank for inspiring some of the points in this post (based on her excellent LOTR read-along notes). source. "Only the waning might of Gondor stands now between him and a march in power along the coasts into the … Continue reading defending Boromir.

why Frodo Baggins deserves better.

This blog post is a contribution to the 9th Annual Tolkien Blog Party. source. 'I will take the Ring,' he said, 'though I do not know the way.' There. Boom. Done. Mic drop and all that. Oh, you want more than that? You're not convinced that Frodo is worthy of our admiration, liking, and respect? … Continue reading why Frodo Baggins deserves better.

my favorite non-fellowship LOTR characters.

check out the kick-off post with the post roster and giveaway details here! Frodo. Gandalf. Sam. Boromir. Merry. Pippin. Aragorn. Gimli. Legolas. AKA some of the most iconic and well-loved Lord of the Rings characters of all time. (And often the most talked about.) Well, today I'm looking away from the fellowship (#sadness) to focus … Continue reading my favorite non-fellowship LOTR characters.

my favorite fictional romantic moments.

source. Since I haven't posted anything gushy and fandom-related in a while, I thought I'd write this post to fangirl over some of my favorite fictional couples. Although I dislike most romance novels (as in, stories that are totally centered around a romantic relationship), there are many, many fictional couples that I wholeheartedly ship. And … Continue reading my favorite fictional romantic moments.

announcing the Glenn Ford Blogathon!

Hellooooo, everybody! Rachel (of Hamlette's Soliloquy) and I are extremely pleased to announce the Glenn Ford Blogathon, honoring one of our favorite classic movie stars of all time. Glenn Ford has starred in everything from Westerns to film noir to the classic 1970's Superman film and I'm super excited to read what y'all write about … Continue reading announcing the Glenn Ford Blogathon!