7 episodes

Have you reached the end of the Internet and decided it needs more Tolkien? Never fear, Ardaholics Anonymous has your back! Join Nathan and Meredith for your biweekly dose of elves, hobbits, Men, Dwarves, and all the fated jewelry you could possibly want.

Ardaholics Anonymous Meredith Foster and Nathan Turowsky

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Have you reached the end of the Internet and decided it needs more Tolkien? Never fear, Ardaholics Anonymous has your back! Join Nathan and Meredith for your biweekly dose of elves, hobbits, Men, Dwarves, and all the fated jewelry you could possibly want.

    Episode Six

    Episode Six

    Who was the man behind the myth, so to speak? Join us as we tackle the life, marriage, and legacy of John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Episode 5: Beren and Lúthien - A Review

    Episode 5: Beren and Lúthien - A Review

    Join your hosts for an in-depth look at the newest Tolkien book! Featuring a discussion of marriage, monstrous gourmandising cats, and the people who put the "Family" in "Family Feud"

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Going H.o.M.E.?

    Going H.o.M.E.?

    To read the History of Middle-Earth or not to read the History of Middle-Earth, that is the question. Join Nathan and Meredith for a discussion of the pros and cons, as well as rants about elvish languages and Christopher Tolkien's editing habits.

    • 57 min
    On Tolkien Art

    On Tolkien Art

    The second half of our extravaganza on Tolkien-themed derivative works

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 3

    Episode 3

    A somewhat-brief, definitely entertaining overview of Tolkien's music, featuring annoying echoes in the first 20 minutes thanks to a corrupted file I had to reconstruct. Tune in for Donald Swann, hating on Burzum, and the Aragorn Ballroom Orchestra's world premiere on the podcast scene!

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Episode 2: Tolkien Isn't That Scary

    Episode 2: Tolkien Isn't That Scary

    You don't need to be afraid of Tolkien's works outside of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit - join us for an overview of some of the stories and poems that he wrote. All of them are easy to find, relatively short, and won't require slogging through Vinyar Tengwar (as fun as that might be).

    • 44 min

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