The Lorehounds: The Rings of Power Lorecast

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The Second Age Podcast takes a closer look at the background of both the fantasy world of Middle-earth and the real world of JRR Tolkien. Join us to get a deeper appreciation of the lore behind Amazon's upcoming series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.

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S01E06 - Udûn
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John was joined by Aron from Bald Move to discuss orcs, Mount Doom, and their general feelings on the season. John received another audio diary from David with some thoughts on this episode. Then, Tolkien scholar Marilyn R. Pukkila and John discussed the themes of the Second Age and Tolkien’s approach to magic. Finally, Aron and John took on some listener feedback. Contact Us Deep lore questions, comments and/or thoughts to share? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you during the Lorecast episodes, which air each Monday during the season. Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove The Lorehounds: History of the Second Age Podcast Series Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 03, 2022
S01E05 - Partings
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John was joined by Jim from Bald Move to discuss Elrond’s father Eärendil the Mariner, the origins of Mithril, and John’s beef about the status of the Silmarils. John received a surprise audio diary from David with some thoughts on this episode. Then, Tolkien scholar Marilyn R. Pukkila and John discussed the Palantíri and their role in Tolkien’s legendarium. Finally, Jim and John took on some listener feedback before John hosted the “Spoilore” feedback segment of the Lorecast. Deep lore questions, comments and/or thoughts to share? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you during the Lorecast episodes, which air each Monday during the season. Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Sources: (1) J.R.R. Tolkien by Humphrey Carpenter; (2) The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien; (3) Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth by J.R.R. Tolkien. The Lorehouds: History of the Second Age Podcast Series Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 26, 2022
S01E04 - The Great Wave
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John was joined by Jim from Bald Move to discuss the Fallen Elves of the First Age and the origins of Dwarves. David made a surprise guest appearance from the Southlands to explain who owns which screen rights to Tolkien’s legendarium. Then, Tolkien scholar Marilyn R. Pukkila and John discussed the first few episodes of the new series. Lastly, Jim and John took on some listener feedback before John hosted the first “Spoilore” feedback segment of the Lorecast. Contact Us Deep lore questions, comments and/or thoughts to share? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you during the Lorecast episodes, which air each Monday during the season. Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove The Lorehounds: History of the Second Age Podcast Series Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 19, 2022
S01E03 - Adar
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Episode Description: David and John discuss Tolkien’s concept of “Canons of Literary Art'' and discuss how to measure if an adaptation runs true to its source. Then, they play a little catchup on some lore & context from Episodes 1 and 2 and answer a listener question before going in for a deep dive on the Island of Numenor! Sources Shippey, Tom. “Tolkien Book to Jackson Script: The Medium and the Message.” Swarthmore College, 16 Feb. 2010. Wikipedia contributors. “Cymatics.” Wikipedia, 20 Apr. 2022. Rubin, Mallory, and Joanna Robinson. “Crucial ‘Lord of the Rings’ Moments to Revisit Before ‘Rings of Power.’” The Ringer, 27 Aug. 2022. Contact Us Deep lore questions, comments and/or thoughts to share? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you during the Lorecast episodes, which air each Monday during the season. Ad free versions of Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to http://patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove The Lorehouds: History of the Second Age Podcast Series Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 12, 2022
S01E01 & E02 - Shadow of the Past & Adrift
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David and John explore the history of the Trees of Valinor seen in the prologue to S01E01 of The Rings of Power. The Lorehounds then do a deep dive into the life of Finrod, Galadriel’s brother and her primary motivation in the show. And what in Middle-earth did Meteor Man say to Nori? The guys have some ideas. Deep lore questions, comments and/or thoughts to share? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you during the Lorecast episodes, which air each Monday during the season. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to http://patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Second Age Prep Podcast Chapters Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 05, 2022
Instant Take - S01E01 & E02
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David and John take the stage on the Bald Move Discord server to give their hot takes on the premiere of the first two episodes of The Rings of Power. Aron joins the Lorehounds to give some of his opening thoughts on the series, and audience questions lead the conversation into some deep lore territory. Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Sources: (1) J.R.R. Tolkien by Humphrey Carpenter; (2) The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien; (3) Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth by J.R.R. Tolkien. Second Age Prep Podcast Chapters Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2022
Epilogue: Feedback
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David and John have finished their deep dive into the Second Age in preparation for Season 1 of the Rings of Power. Aron joins them to discuss recent news, answer listener feedback and to talk about what’s next for the Lorehounds. BONUS Segment: David interviews Librarian Emeritus Marilyn R. Pukkila about Tolkien’s fellowship with the TCBS. Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you in a future episode. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Sources: Reddit Compilation of Complaints about LOTR Trilogy The Crist Poems: From wikipedia: Crist (Old English for Christ) is the title of any of three Old English religious poems in the Exeter Book. They were during the late 9th and early 10th centuries believed to be a three-part work by a single author, but more recent scholarship has determined that the works are of differing origins. Mythopoeia A poem by JRR Tolkien written in 1931. The word mythopoeia means myth-making, and the poem itself is largely seen as a sort of manifesto for Tolkien’s literary efforts. Second Age Topics and Release Schedule Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 29, 2022
Bonus: New Trailer Reaction and YouTube FanFic Reviews
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David and John share their thoughts live on the Bald Move Discord server about the brand new Rings of Power Trailer! Watch the trailer on YouTube here. After the break, David walks John through a set of YouTube FanFic adaptations within Tolkien’s universe. Don’t forget to join The Lorehounds for an Instant Talk at 11:15 PM ET on September 1 on the Bald Move Discord server right after the premiere of The Rings of Power! Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Sources: Films inspired by JRR Tolkien by YouTube user @philmusicfiesta. https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9B9B5160CCAA7D80 TL;DR for the 10 of the films listed on the playlist … Skip It Silmarillion concept film (2017) Troll Bridge (2019) Ainulindalë (2015) LARP in the Park Shadow of Mordor (2014) Rise of the Nazgul (2013) The Ranger (2019) Things you should watch … Hunt for Gollum (2019 Redux version) Born of Hope (2009) Horn of Gondor (2020) One Of The Seven (2021) Second Age Topics and Release Schedule Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2022
Chapter 6: The Aftermath
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David and John discuss Tolkien’s son and literary executive, Christopher Tolkien, before wrapping up The Second Age and bringing us full circle to The Lord of the Rings. Join us to continue our deep dive into the lore behind Amazon’s upcoming series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Sources: (1) J.R.R. Tolkien by Humphrey Carpenter; (2) The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien; (3) The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien; (4) Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth by J.R.R. Tolkien. Second Age Upcoming Topics and Release Schedule Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 22, 2022
BONUS: Embracer Acquisition, Amazon Updates, and LOTR Appendices
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David and John discuss today’s wild news that Embracer Group is acquiring the rights to the Lord of the Rings universe! We also give you the details you need to know from Amazon’s flood of Twitter promos that are packed with information. We close the podcast with a walkthrough of the LOTR Appendices: which ones you should read, and which you can skip. Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Second Age Upcoming Topics and Release Schedule Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2022
Chapter 5: The Last Alliance
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David and John discuss Tolkien’s experience in World War I before looking into the War of the Last Alliance of Men and Elves. Join us to continue our deep dive into the lore behind Amazon’s upcoming series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Sources: (1) J.R.R. Tolkien by Humphrey Carpenter; (2) The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien; (3) The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien. Second Age Upcoming Topics and Release Schedule Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 15, 2022
Chapter 4: The Rings of Power
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David and John discuss Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy before telling the story of the forging of the Rings of Power. Join us to continue our deep dive into the lore behind Amazon’s upcoming series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Sources: (1) J.R.R. Tolkien by Humphrey Carpenter; (2) The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien; (3) The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien. Second Age Upcoming Topics and Release Schedule Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 08, 2022
Chapter 3: The Elves
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David and John discuss Tolkien’s academic career and obsession with language before breaking down the origin story and political factions of the Elves of Middle-earth. Join us to continue our deep dive into the lore behind Amazon’s upcoming series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Sources: (1) J.R.R. Tolkien by Humphrey Carpenter; (2) The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien; (3) The Nature of Middle-earth by J.R.R. Tolkien Download John’s custom flowchart showing the different groups of Elves during the Second Age: Elves_Chart.png Second Age Upcoming Topics and Release Schedule Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 01, 2022
Comic Con Trailer Reaction
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David and John discuss the new trailer from Amazon’s Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power which premiered at San Diego Comic Con. We take you through a shot by shot breakdown with lore details and wild speculation. Watch the trailer on YouTube here. Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Second Age Upcoming Topics and Release Schedule Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2022
Chapter 2: The Fall of Númenor
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David and John discuss the film, tv, and radio adaptations of Tolkien’s work before telling the story of the Fall of Númenor, a tragedy about the power of fear, which will likely be a storyline in The Rings of Power. Join us to continue our deep dive into the lore behind Amazon’s upcoming series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Sources: (1) J.R.R. Tolkien by Humphrey Carpenter; (2) The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien; (3) Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth by J.R.R. Tolkien. Second Age Upcoming Topics and Release Schedule Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 25, 2022
Chapter 1: The Rise of Númenor
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David and John discuss the history of Tolkien’s writings before setting sail to the island of Númenor to introduce our first major location in The Rings of Power. Join us to continue our deep dive into the lore behind Amazon’s upcoming series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Find us on twitter @thelorehounds or join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Sources: (1) J.R.R. Tolkien by Humphrey Carpenter; (2) The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien; (3) Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth by J.R.R. Tolkien. Second Age Upcoming Topics and Release Schedule Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 18, 2022
Main Teaser Breakdown
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David and John are joined by Bald Move’s Jim and Aron to discuss the brand new “Main Teaser” from Amazon’s Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power which dropped yesterday. The team takes you through our overall thoughts, the main themes, and a shot by shot breakdown of the teaser. Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Second Age Upcoming Topics and Release Schedule Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2022
Prologue: Welcome to the Second Age
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David and John set the stage for the Second Age with a discussion of Tolkien’s life and some background on the people and places of Middle-earth. Join us to begin our deep dive into the lore behind Amazon’s upcoming series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022. Ad free versions of this and all other Bald Move podcasts can be yours by going to patreon.com/baldmove Join us for further discussion of all things Tolkien over on the Bald Move Discord server: https://discord.gg/baldmove Sources: (1) J.R.R. Tolkien by Humphrey Carpenter; (2) The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien. Second Age Upcoming Topics and Release Schedule Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022) Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022) Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022) Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022) Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022) Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022) Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022) Epilogue: Listener Q&A - email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 11, 2022
Rings of Power and The Lorehounds
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Jim and A.Ron join The Lorehounds, David and John, to introduce their brand new show, The Second Age. What is The Second Age? The Second Age Podcast takes a closer look at the background of both the fantasy world of Middle-earth and the real world of JRR Tolkien. Join us to get a deeper appreciation of the lore behind Amazon’s upcoming series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Check out the episode for more details! Feedback, questions, comments? Send us a message at secondage@baldmove.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2022