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Technology Gandalf Is The Only Meme We've Ever Needed

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology

The Internet's love of Gandalf memes is nothing new, but this latest one may be the best. The meme, which popped up on Reddit over the weekend, doe...

You Shall Not Pass... For Some Reason

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy

There's no denying Gandalf was critical in the ultimate success of the Fellowship of the Ring, but there are some situations where his help might not ...

In The Hobbit, Why Does Gandalf Choose Bilbo to Be the Burglar?

Quora | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Joshua Engel, Gandalf was an Istari, one of the Maiar, of the same order as Sauron.  I...

Why Did Gandalf Decide To Go on the Quest With the Dwarves?

Quora | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Nakul Santpurkar, Curiouser and Curiouser *Possible spoilers*Gandalf's decision to joi...

Mean Elves: When The Hobbit Meets Mean Girls

Oren Mendez | Posted 01.27.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is hitting theaters in December, and what's a better way to welcome it than mashing it up with one of the most quotable movies of our time- Mean Girls. Check out the animated sketch, from Leigh Lahav after the break.

Bidding Middle-Earth Farewell

Posted 06.29.2013 | Entertainment

Middle-earth is bidding farewell to its residents, with Orlando Bloom being the latest to go. As the final two entries in "The Hobbit" series complete...

See A Photo From The Set Of 'The Hobbit'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment

Peter Jackson and his crew are returning to Middle-earth one last time, according to a new post the director wrote on his Facebook page. Jackson unvei...

Gandalf To Officiate Cpt. Picard's Wedding

Posted 03.19.2013 | Celebrity

Gandalf and Cpt. Jean-Luc Picard are uniting once more! Ian McKellen revealed this weekend on the U.K.'s "Jonathan Ross Show" that he will officiat...

The Hobbit: Peter Jackson's Phantom Menace?

Greg Wetherall | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Wetherall

The Lord of the Rings trilogy. What is there to say about the behemoth of the modern cinematic age, with its awards, its ridiculously long running times and its enormous footprint in the sand of the modern movie epic?

Is Gandalf God In The Hobbit?

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 02.12.2013 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

So do I buy into the God-like character Tolkien offers us in Gandalf? I don't know that I'm ready to commit one way or the other. But I guess the choice to believe either way, Tolkein would say, is ultimately mine.

Is the Witch King as Powerful as Gandalf?

Quora | Posted 02.12.2013 | Books
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Danielle Maurer, Anthropology Major & SciFi Fan I'm going to take a stance and say that...

Ian McKellen On Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.11.2012 | Entertainment

It's hard to remember a time when Ian McKellen wasn't a hero to nerd culture, owing to his unforgettable portrayals of Gandalf the Grey, in "The Lord ...

WATCH: Gandalf Does Street Magic

Posted 02.09.2013 | Comedy

David Blaine isn't the only guy out there on the streets surprising civilians with his magic. Gandalf is out there too, freaking out hobbits and e...

Movie Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Hobbit entranced me in a way that made me forget about the technology and just plug into the movie itself. By the end, I wasn't even resenting the clunky 3D glasses.

Gandalf Wants You To Buy A Windows Phone

The Next Web | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology

Microsoft is set to step up its Windows Phone marketing campaign, building on its existing marketing featuring Gwen Stefani, Jay-Z and Jessica Alba, a...

Gandalf Stars In 'The Hobbit' Comic-Con Poster

Posted 07.07.2012 | Entertainment

"The Hobbit" is taking an unexpected journey ... to Comic-Con. Peter Jackson released a new teaser poster for his long-awaited film starring Ian M...

WATCH: 'Lord Of The Rings' Gets LEGO Treatment

Posted 06.03.2012 | Entertainment

Today from the world of video games: A fun trailer for "LEGO Lord Of The Rings." The spot highlights the infamous Gandalf-at-the-bridge scene, and ...

Geekiest Political Protest Posters ... Ever

Oddee.com | Posted 04.26.2012 | Weird News

Further proof that geeks shall inherit the Earth: they're using Internet memes and Lord of the Rings characters to in political protest posters. Si...

Republican Presidential Candidates: Can A Hairstyle Determine Their Fate?

Gerit Quealy | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Gerit Quealy

The recent Republican debates and surrounding hullabaloo in New Hampshire sprang to mind -- and all the men's hairstyles began floating in my imagination like disembodied wigs. It was scary.

PHOTO: 'The Hobbit' Reveals Its New Stars

Posted 09.21.2011 | Celebrity

While it was Elijah Wood, as Frodo Baggins, and his little furry-footed friends that led the adventure in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, the great q...

PHOTO: First Look! New Images From 'The Hobbit' Prequel Film!

Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment

Ready to head back to the Shire? After a number of delays, Peter Jackson's prequel to the Oscar-winning "Lord of the Rings" trilogy is shooting in ...

Amanda Terkel

Maine State Rep. Heads To Wisconsin To Join Protests: 'It's A Class War'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The protests that erupted last week in Wisconsin have attracted attention not only across the United States, but even as far away as Egy...

Ian McKellen To Reprise Role Of Gandalf

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Ian McKellen will again take up the robes of Gandalf the Wizard in the cinematic adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy classic "The Ho...