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The Hobbit's Ultimate Guide to New Zealand

Viator | Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel
Viator

While filming, many of the cast expressed concerns that viewers would think the landscape was fake. How, they argued, could moviegoers believe that such stunning scenery is real? Where in the world do thundering waterfalls, turquoise lakes, volcanic pinnacles, and alpine glaciers all occupy a terrain with hardly any people?

Kanye West Returns To 'South Park'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.12.2013 | Comedy

Kanye West made his triumphant return to "South Park" on the show's season finale on Wednesday, following up the 2009 episode "Fishsticks" that posite...

Gollum As Forrest Gump?

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.26.2013 | Comedy

While we're all familiar with the (not-so-) lovable character of Gollum from "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies by now, you may not be...

Why Viggo Mortensen Turned Down 'The Hobbit'

Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment

When "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" hit theaters in December, fans were treated to the sight of some familiar faces from "Lord of the Rings," inc...

Hobbit Homes You Can Rent

FlipKey | Posted 02.18.2013 | Travel
FlipKey

For those who want to live like Bilbo on their next vacation, these 10 hobbit homes featured on FlipKey provide the perfect place for second breakfast.

Want To Visit The Real Hobbiton?

Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment

Thanks to Peter Jackson's use of 48 frames-per-second technology, Middle-earth fans will have a chance to experience The Shire like never before when ...

14 Things You May Not Know About 'The Hobbit'

Noble Smith | Posted 12.26.2012 | Books
Noble Smith

Tyler's book helped legitimize our love for Middle-earth, while feeding our insatiable desire for more information about the heroes, monsters and places in Tolkien's rich universe.

'The Hobbit' Actor Calls Tolkien 'Unreadable'

Posted 09.24.2012 | Books

Billy Connolly, the actor who will play the dwarf Dáin Ironfoot in Peter Jackson's forthcoming "The Hobbit" films, has a surprising opinion on the bo...

Will 'The Hobbit' Cost You More?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.24.2012 | Entertainment

Tickets for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" will not cost moviegoers who choose to see the higher frame-rate screenings of Peter Jackson's film mo...

WATCH: Go Behind The Scenes Of 'The Hobbit'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment

"Hobbit" fans, you're in luck. Since Peter Jackson knows that not every fan could make it to San Diego for Comic-Con, the director's latest "Hobbit" p...

'The Hobbit' Stuns Comic-Con Crowd

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 09.13.2012 | Entertainment

SAN DIEGO — If reaction to "The Hobbit" footage at Comic-Con is any indication, Peter Jackson has another couple of blockbusters on his hands. ...

WATCH: Good News For 'Hobbit' Fans

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment

Here's a treat for fans of "The Hobbit": Peter Jackson has released a seventh production video from the set of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," wh...

Friday Talking Points -- In The Darkest Depths of Mordor

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If I were a hobbit, right about now I would be wondering just how the heck I wound up at the center of this Washington intraparty political fight, personally.

What Do Hobbits, Robots, and Yahoos Have In Common?

Mark Peters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Peters

Words come from everywhere. TV shows are productive -- look at "Battlestar Galactica's" "frak," Stephen Colbert's "truthiness," and "30 Rock's" "blurg...

Hobbits Found To Be 'A Separate Species'

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Scientists have found more evidence that the Indonesian "Hobbit" skeletons belong to a new species of human - and not modern pygmies....