We know the story of Lord of the Rings as it occurred from the Hobbits' perspective (guy receives some disappointing heirloom jewelry, decides to melt it down). But what would the story look like from the Orcs' point-of-view? Gather 'round, friends, and hear the tale of Gandalf the Betrayer.
This leather bag crafted by Esty user Forgiantica Leather is a delightful recreation of Bag End's front door - complete with Wizard graffiti!
As if Hobbit homes weren't small enough, check out this fantastically detailed bonsai created by English artist Chris Guise.
When we last saw famed actor/lunatic Gary Busey, he was talking incoherently (which I know is kind of redundant when describing Gary Busey, but bear with me) about Hobbits. Today, Busey is back to educate us further on these tiny denizens of Middle-Earth, specifically their proclivity for fucking each other. In…
Famed actor/lunatic Gary Busey has taken time out of his busy schedule of yelling at invisible people to have a seat on a quiet, secluded hill, wear a tiny baseball cap, and tell us all about the tiny denizens of Middle-Earth known as Hobbits. I thought myself a bit of a Tolkien fan, but I'm not ashamed to say that…
Hobbit fans looking to celebrate their victories by pouring back a cool one in the same tradition as Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin are in for a real treat. The Green Dragon, a New Zealand pub that recreates the look and feel of the same drinking establishment as seen in the Lord of the Rings films, is officially open…
Ever wonder what Lord Of The Rings would look like, if it was set in Brooklyn? Imagine no longer! The amazingly talented Noelle Stevenson has illustrated a gaggle of endearing hipsterfied LOTR images. Behold Arwen, the indie coffee-shop queen.
The Hobbit has been printed in a ton of different languages, and many of these international editions sport regionally specific artwork. The website H.O.B.B.I.T.I.S.H has aggregated a ton of Hobbit artwork from around the world. They even have Esperanto!
What do you eat when you watch the extended versions of all three Lord of the Rings movies? The Alamo Drafthouse served up an eight-course meal during its LOTR marathon, including First Breakfast, Second Breakfast, Elevensies and Coney Stew. Check out exclusive photos below.
The recent discovery of one-meter-tall "hobbit" skeletons in Indonesia is one of the most shocking finds in the history of paleontology. Now there's hope that DNA extracted from a preserved tooth might unlock the secrets of these hobbits.
While we're waiting for the live-action adaptation of The Hobbit to figure out what the heck it's doing, here's Hobitit, the 1993 Finnish miniseries that's one of the few live-action adaptations of Middle Earth.
The Brothers Grim and Grimy, who previously condensed Call of the Cthulhu into two minutes, have now Cliff-Noted J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. They play it pretty fast and loose here. Did you know Gollum was a chupacabra?
We've all wanted to live in a hobbit dwelling, with those beautiful round doors leading into a grassy hill. Now a Swiss family has recreated the Shire. They've built an underground house in the Vals region, packed with hobbit style.