The 42cast Episode 67: One Podcast to Rule Them All Part One – The Fellowship of the Mic

J.R.R. Tolkien

Over 65 years ago, Fellowship of the Ring, the first book in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings epic was published and literature would never be the same. That one work changed the way that fantasy literature was written and received by the public. It propelled a quiet academic into the public eye and has spawned a plethora of adaptations, interpretations, and imitations. In this episode and the three that follow we take a look at Tolkien’s life and the influences that helped inform his writing style. We’ll also talk about his many books and works, including those published posthumously, and we’ll discuss the various animated and live-action adaptations.

This episode contains the last Five Questions segment that had not been released, therefore there is no Five-Minute Controversy.

This week Anji, Stephanie, and Bree join the cast.

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