Tolkien Tidings, May 3rd, 2023 Edition

Tolkien Tidings, May 3rd, 2023 Edition

Merry May is upon us!

Are you ready to dive into some awesome Middle-earth themed content?

Beacons are Lit!

Illuminating News and Headlines from Middle-earth
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 Photo by Jenni
We've delved the depths and searched the heights, uncovering the Middle-earth news for you!

    Interested in the effects behind Rings of Power? Check out this VFX Breakdown Reel on Twitter.

    An author is suing the Tolkien estate and Jeff Bezos alleging that the Rings of Power plagiarized his unauthorized sequel to the Lord of the Rings. Read the story on Radar Online

    Lord of the Rings online announced upcoming new customization options to player characters with extended control to make your Avatar your own. Find out more on Massively Overpowered.

    Call to the Council

    Find sources for discussion and connect with other Tolkien Fans!
    Looking for some great Tolkien-related content, entertainment, and lore?
    Search no further.

    The Geeky Dads Talk About Geeky Things Podcast recently hosted author David Wright for a Silmarillion discussion. Listen in here.

    Tea with Tolkien recently posted her Rings of Power, Season One Review on YouTube. Listen in and for her personal thoughts as a long-term Tolkien fan on YouTube.

    Love tales of the Kingdom of Men? Nerd of the Rings recently started a video series recounting the history of Gondor. Watch the first episode on YouTube.

    New Interview: Mythologie's founder, LEAH, recently interviewed the man behind the Tolkien Collector's Guide, a database for all sorts of Tolkien collectibles and a community for like-minded fans and collectors. Find out about the passion that inspired this project on the Tolkien Tidings Archive.

    Creator Spotlight

    Brilliant Creatives and Knowledgeable Voices from the Tolkien-Sphere
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    Looking for More Tolkien Content? This is where every week we will recommend a (hopefully new to you!) creator or community devoted to Tolkien-related content.

    Fellowship of Fans is a community of passionate Tolkien fans working to provide J.R.R. Tolkien's fanbase with up-to-date news about Tolkien-inspired works, deep dives into lore, and all sorts of Middle-earth topics!

    Discover their Site

    Watch the Interview with our Founder Leah.

    Do YOU have a favorite Tolkien-themed content creator?

    We'd love to hear about them and check them out!

     Cosplay Stars! 

    Creative Cosplayers and Performers.
    Folk Lori in armor
    This week's Cosplay Star is Lorraine (aka FolkLori_). Her warrior woman is amazing, but she has a varied portfolio of dramatic looks.

    Find her on Instagram.

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