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Readin’, writin’, and Ring

Time Classroom, a special feature at Time Inc., is sponsoring an essay contest. Come on, all you high school students! Stuff to win! Subject: The Power of The Fellowship of the Ring. Sharpen those pencils! You only have until October 13! While you are there, you can also read Time magazine articles on The Lord of the Rings, and if you haven’t already, an Elijah Wood interview.

Middle-Earth cookoff in PA this weekend!

The “Pittsburgh Post-Gazette” reported today that there will be a free sampling of Middle-Earth food in Oakland Pennsylvania.

Official Site Update

The official movie site for Lord of the Rings has just been updated, with a new section devoted to the horses of Middle-Earth.

Pass the popcorn!

According to Reuters, famed restaurant critic Zagat is now ranking movies, and he lists The Fellowship of the Ring as the seventh most crunchy, tasty movie of all time.

CoE has eCards!

Want to wish someone a Happy Hobbit Day? Well, check out our new eCards section. We’ve got a ton of Hobbit Day cards all ready for you to send to your friends!

We are also looking for people willing to make cards for all the other categories in that section. If you like playing with graphics, and want to do this, send M or Rivka a PM.

And now, a word from Gandalf…

Ian McKellan has updated his site–read his thoughts on the toys, the extended version, and screenings of The Two Towers. Pictures, too!

New Poll!

As you can see, we’ve changed the poll in the upper right. The new poll is an ethical question, which I posted just for fun to see how people respond.

The previous poll’s (Which new character from TTT are you most looking forward to) results can be seen here. Treebeard was the hands down winner, with Gollum taking second place.

An article that makes you ask “Why?”

Lord of the Rings Bobbing Head Dolls. You know you love ’em! Click on the link for a laugh, or a shiver.

Hildebrandt art offer

*Another announcement from my home e-mail, just for you!*

1st EVER–Limited Edition TOLKIEN Giclee Canvas Prints Signed & Numbered with Remarque (Original Sketch) & Certificate of Authenticity!

Spiderweb Art Gallery is proud to announce our newest product, The Brothers Hildebrandt (REMARQUED) Limited Edition “Oil on Canvas” Giclee Prints. Click on canvas prints!

More Special Effects

At JW’s fansite, you will find a fascinating article on digital artist Miles Bellas. In this interview, Mr. Bellas discusses the Smaug Firework, the Cave Troll, and more.