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The History of Science Fiction Part 10: 1950 — 1959 (Books)

This is post #10 of 12 in the series “The History Of Science Fiction” The 1950s were a peak in Amer­ican culture in some ways. It was also a time when tele­vi­sion was estab­lished, radio still had a pres­ence and movies and maga­zines were still big busi­ness. There’s a fair amount of dispute over when the Golden Age of Science … Continue reading The History of Science Fiction Part 10: 1950 — 1959 (Books)

The Worlds Rarest Hobbit Action Figure???

Oné of these things is not like the other. Use the force Legolas! Which would actu­ally explain quite a bit about the way he jumps around in the movies come to think of it. I’m assuming this was opened and re-sealed, but it amused me never­the­less. Eoghann Irving Overly opin­ion­ated owner and author of eoghann​.com. You can get … Continue reading The Worlds Rarest Hobbit Action Figure???

Hobbit Cosplay — Thranduil

The way Peter Jackson chose to portray J.R.R. Tolkien’s elves doesn’t exactly match what I had in my head. But to be fair I’m not sure I could even verbally explain how I see them in my head, so that is asking an awful lot. More impor­tantly cosplayer Abyssinian has really captured the look of captured the look of Thran­duil from the … Continue reading Hobbit Cosplay — Thran­duil

Adaptations, Reinterpretations, Reboots And Modifications

I was watching one of the intro­duc­tory lectures for the Comics & Graphics novels course that I’m taking ( https://​class​.coursera​.org/​c​o​m​i​c​s​-​0​0​1​/​c​l​ass ) and there was a very inter­esting discu­sison on the topic of what is the defin­i­tive edition of a comic book. The lecturer made an inter­esting compar­ison with Shakespeare’s Hamlet which also appeared in several editions. Which of … Continue reading Adap­ta­tions, Rein­ter­pre­ta­tions, Reboots And Modi­fi­ca­tions

Hobbit Cosplay — Bilbo Baggins

Here’s a wonderful gender switched  Bilbo Baggins by ~aishafee. The atten­tion to detail is wonderful and the choices for color and mate­rial really seem to fit perfectly. Appar­ently she made the costume herself except for Sting which she purchased. http://​aishafee​.deviantart​.com/​a​r​t​/​m​y​-​f​e​m​a​l​e​-​B​i​l​b​o​-​B​a​g​g​i​n​s​-​c​o​s​p​l​a​y​-​3​9​1​1​4​3​224 Eoghann Irving Overly opin­ion­ated owner and author of eoghann​.com. You can get updated on his posts directly … Continue reading Hobbit Cosplay — Bilbo Baggins

LEGO THe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer

The Broth­er­hood Work­shop strike again with this remark­ably faithful recre­ation of the trailer for The Hobbit: The Deso­la­tion of Smaug  keeping it all in sync with the orig­inal sound­track. So… are they going to do the whole movie when it comes out? Eoghann Irving Overly opin­ion­ated owner and author of eoghann​.com. You can get updated on … Continue reading LEGO THe Hobbit: The Deso­la­tion of Smaug Trailer

Hobbit Pint Glasses

Do you know what would make that cool refreshing glass of milk (choco­late please!) taste that much better? Why The Hobbit: An Unex­pected Journey themed pint glasses of course. And Amazon can help you with that. 😉 Amazon​.com: http://​amzn​.to/​1​0​p​l​EyO Eoghann Irving Overly opin­ion­ated owner and author of eoghann​.com. You can get updated on his posts directly on … Continue reading Hobbit Pint Glasses