STH020: Hot Dwarves

Fr. Roderick —  July 30, 2011 — 4 Comments

Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen joins us to discuss the narrative choices made by Peter Jackson in his adaptation of The Hobbit.

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Fr. Roderick Vonhögen is a Dutch Catholic priest and the founder and CEO of In addition to his work in new media, he is the host of several television and radioshows in the Netherlands.

4 responses to STH020: Hot Dwarves

  1. In this great episode, we heard Prof. Olsen mention the Mythgard Institute. I would like to see some links in the shownotes regarding the sites with more info on what was discussed in the episodes. Thanks.

  2. I really can’t wait for the hobbit..gonna eat some tacos while i wait.. :)))

  3. I thought of something while listening to this episode: how does Gandalf know that Thrain II is in Dol Guldur? How did he get word or find out that the Necromancer had him, that the Necromancer was in league with Smaug (which we learn from the Quest of Erebor), and that Thrain had a map and key? Did he know all these things before Thrain was captured? Was his capture a result of wearing a dwarven ring?

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