The Collectress Picks 5: Middle-earth Moments

Happy Thanksgiving! Or, if you’re not American, happy Thor’s day! This year, I’m still thankful that Peter Jackson cast Martin Freeman as the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, and with the new retrospective trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, I’m just really filled with Middle-earth feels. I recently rewatch the two Hobbit films and The Fellowship of […]


This is Smaug. Hear Him Purr.

Ringers, Hobbiteers, and Tolkienites, let’s talk about the dragon. Better known to Tumblr as “Smauglock.” As someone who has been waiting for The Hobbit for over a decade, I can readily admit that I’ve put a lot of thought into how Smaug the Tremendous should be portrayed. And by whom. Now, to my mind, a […]