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Lord of the Rings

To Steve Bannon, Concerning Hobbits

Josh Schrei | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics
Josh Schrei

Presumably you've actually read the Lord of the Rings -- though from my experience, those who share your political affiliations aren't overly fond of books, except, perhaps, when throwing them on bonfires, or waving them in front of frenzied television crowds as examples of intellectual elitism.

Army Corps Of Engineers To Install All-Seeing Eye On Top Of Trump Tower

James Schlarmann | Posted 01.08.2017 | Comedy
James Schlarmann

Satirical news can be found every day in The Political Garbage Chute. NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- With just a matter of weeks before his inauguration, and ...

Katy Perry Hilariously Trolls Orlando Bloom With 'LOTR' Joke

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 12.20.2016 | Entertainment

One way to know your favorite celebrity couple is officially on again? Social media trolling. Orlando Bloom has been busy celebrating the 15th annive...

The Long-Lasting Significance Of 'The Lord Of The Rings' Trilogy

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 12.16.2016 | Entertainment

Fifteen years ago, Hollywood was abuzz as director Peter Jackson geared up to release the first installment of his screen adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien...

A Prayer for Tuesday

Alan Briskin | Posted 11.05.2016 | Politics
Alan Briskin

Sam: It's like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo, the ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger they were, and sometimes you didn't want to...

Gollum J. Trump Wants To Make America Precious Again

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 10.25.2016 | Comedy

Donald Trump has already been compared to some of the fantasy world’s most dastardly villains — most notably in a comparison to Lord Voldemort of ...

Orlando Bloom Throws It Back To That Time ‘LOTR’ Cast Got Matching Tats

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.14.2016 | Entertainment

Orlando Bloom is nostalgic for the good old days. The ones when the world was unaware of his preferred paddleboarding regalia, his ears were pointy, a...

The Best of the Best at VRLA Summer Expo

Jesse Damiani | Posted 09.13.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

We've been dreaming about virtual reality for a long time. So long, in fact, that some are skeptical that it's really here to stay.

Stephen Colbert Breaks Down Exactly Why Gandalf Doesn't Do Weddings

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 08.27.2016 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert channeled his inner Sauron to explain exactly why Gandalf doesn’t officiate weddings. “The Late Show” host and “Lord of the Ri...

We Could Watch Stephen Colbert Answer 'LOTR' Questions All Day Long

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.04.2016 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert is good at a lot of things ― comedy, writing, improv. But Colbert is absolutely amazing at one thing in particular: “The Lord of t...

Off The Beaten Track: The Best Way To See New Zealand

Nicola Barnard | Posted 07.25.2016 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

New Zealand offers such incredible beauty -- from snowcapped mountains, glacial lakes, sweeping forest skylines, lush-green rainforests, glorious whit...

'Star Trek Beyond' Actor Karl Urban Dishes About The New Movie

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 01.03.2017 | Entertainment


Queenstown: New Zealand's Town For All Seasons

Nicola Barnard | Posted 06.29.2016 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

Well-known for its adventure activities and snow sports Queenstown is often overlooked in other seasons but has a lot to offer all-year round.

How I Ruined The Universe For My Son

Julee Morrison | Posted 06.02.2016 | Parents
Julee Morrison

I couldn't do it. I could not spend another summer in the shadows of my son's gullibility. I couldn't.

Colbert Is Finally Stumped By 'LOTR' Question ... From Ryan Gosling's Mom

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.13.2016 | Entertainment

On Thursday night's "Late Show," Ryan Gosling, after hearing how Colbert had never been stumped with a "Lord of the Rings" question, brought a challen...

A Night's Ascension Into Enchantment

Ali Z. Hussain | Posted 05.09.2016 | Religion
Ali Z. Hussain

The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization, and, above all, by the 'disenchantment of the world.' Precisely the...

2 New Poems By J.R.R. Tolkien Discovered In School Magazine

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.03.2017 | Arts

Two new poems by acclaimed Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien have recently surfaced. The poems, titled "The Shadow Man" and "Noel," were writte...

12 Unrealistic Things That Happen In Films And TV Shows

Sofia Katsali | Posted 12.13.2016 | Entertainment
Sofia Katsali

Person A's phone rings. Person A replies. Person B tells person A something upsetting over the phone. Person A hangs up and slams the phone down in an...

Marlon James Plans To Write 'African Game of Thrones' Series

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 12.14.2015 | Arts

In an interview with Man of the World magazine, Man Booker Prize-winning author Marlon James revealed his next book, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, will kic...

Lord Of The Rings Fans, Rejoice! You Can Now Live In A Hobbit-Hole

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.11.2015 | Good News

You might not be able to be a resident of the Shire, but these homes will certainly make it feel like you're living in Bag End. Green Magic Homes, a...

What If Your Favorite Movie Characters Sexted? | Posted 12.09.2016 | Comedy

Even fictitious characters have to get a little feisty with their text messages from time to time, right? We've all done it and we all know how our conversations go, but what about some of your all time favorite and most notable movie characters? How would their sexting go down? Probably a little like this.

Doctor May Face Jail For Comparing Turkish President To Gollum

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.06.2017 | Home

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court overseeing the case of a doctor accused of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ruled that a committee...

Ian McKellen On Whether There Is a Place for Pacifism in These Troubling Times

Tavis Smiley | Posted 11.25.2016 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Ian McKellen is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished actors working today. In this clip, McKellen speaks on the history of pacifism in his family, and whether a philosophy of nonviolence still has a place in today's volatile world.

Get Lost... and Then Find Yourself in New Zealand

Laura Grier | Posted 11.06.2016 | Travel
Laura Grier

At 35 years old I thought I had finally figured it out. As a destination wedding photographer, I have seen what it takes to make it down the aisle. S...

Evolved Archetypes: Stewards and Champions Are Rising in Our Stories

Maya Zuckerman | Posted 11.02.2016 | Entertainment
Maya Zuckerman

What is stopping us from collaborating on solutions for the biggest global challenges are not the actual solutions, but our relationships with each other. Our stories do not encompass all of us, they don't welcome and empower all genders, ethnicities, and species.