1h 8 min

The Hunt for Gollum (w/ Eva Anderson) Newcomers: The Lord of the Rings, with Lauren Lapkus and Nicole Byer

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Now that they're out of the woods of the challenging and bizarre Lord of the Rings animation trilogy, Lauren and Nicole suddenly find themselves... in more woods. Fan-made woods, that is! Joined by writer Eva Anderson (Comedy Bang! Bang!, You're The Worst), the three take a detour into the popular 2009 Lord of the Rings fan film, The Hunt for Gollum.




Eva holds nothing back as she tells the tale of her break in at a magical, now defunct place known as Hobbiton, USA, and even reveals a certain precious someone she has tattooed on her. The three ponder what film and TV universes they would make their own fan films about, Nicole dishes out a hot take comparing fan-made Arwen with the Peter Jackson version, and Lauren just wants to get to the bottom of who is in the bag when Gollum is captured and wriggling around in it. "Internet, tell us who's in that bag!"




Like the show? Rate Newcomers 5-Stars on Apple Podcasts and let us know what LOTR media you'd like the series to cover.




Sources for this episode:

Watch The Hunt For Gollum here

Sean Connery could have been Gandalf

Article about Hobbiton, USA

Witness the Gollum diorama in Hobbiton

Trivia from IMDb

Trivia from Fandom.com

Trivia from Wikipedia




Advertise on Newcomers via Gumball.fm

Now that they're out of the woods of the challenging and bizarre Lord of the Rings animation trilogy, Lauren and Nicole suddenly find themselves... in more woods. Fan-made woods, that is! Joined by writer Eva Anderson (Comedy Bang! Bang!, You're The Worst), the three take a detour into the popular 2009 Lord of the Rings fan film, The Hunt for Gollum.




Eva holds nothing back as she tells the tale of her break in at a magical, now defunct place known as Hobbiton, USA, and even reveals a certain precious someone she has tattooed on her. The three ponder what film and TV universes they would make their own fan films about, Nicole dishes out a hot take comparing fan-made Arwen with the Peter Jackson version, and Lauren just wants to get to the bottom of who is in the bag when Gollum is captured and wriggling around in it. "Internet, tell us who's in that bag!"




Like the show? Rate Newcomers 5-Stars on Apple Podcasts and let us know what LOTR media you'd like the series to cover.




Sources for this episode:

Watch The Hunt For Gollum here

Sean Connery could have been Gandalf

Article about Hobbiton, USA

Witness the Gollum diorama in Hobbiton

Trivia from IMDb

Trivia from Fandom.com

Trivia from Wikipedia




Advertise on Newcomers via Gumball.fm

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