The film adaptations of Lord of the Rings were masterpieces, most can agree to that. But all ardent fans of the trilogy have their gripes and complaints about what was missing or what was done wrong. Elijah Wood’s portrayal of Frodo’s temptations/pain. The lame version of Faramir and Eowyn’s love story. The total ejection of Tom Bombadil.Continue reading “Brief Notes on Two of Tolkien’s Tales: The Scouring of the Shire”
In my experience, there are generally two responses to Tom Bombadil. Some people point to his absence in Peter Jackson’s masterpiece adaptation as its greatest and most unforgivable failing, while others do not see the purpose of him in the original stories at all.Continue reading “Brief Notes on Two of Tolkien’s Tales: Tom Bombadil”
Some decades before our Forest Daughter walked our wood, there ruled a King named Temarius. Temarius generally ruled well, though oft with heated temper not easily quenched, at times getting the kingdom into silly squabbles that it ought to have avoided. Yet, Temarius generally kept his duties well, and held a goodly kingship.Continue reading “Glen’s Tale: Erigo”
I am the empty man.
What do I do but live?
Work, food, porn, sleep.
Oh, there is always the Chiefs.
I’ve recently been wondering whether or not I can be called a feminist. When I began to think about this, I quickly found that the word “feminism” is a rather complicated word. It is one of those words that, depending on who is speaking and how, can mean a wide variety of different things. Kind of like “evangelical” or “liberal.”Continue reading “It Depends”