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Sean Astin Will Run The Boston Marathon For Bombing Victim Martin Richard

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'Rudy' star Sean Astin will run the Boston Marathon as part of Team MR8 to honor the only child victim of the Boston Marathon bombings.

LORD OF THE RINGS

Spain Wants To Build A ‘Hobbit’-Like Theme Park

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Last month, the city of Rincon de la Victoria, Spain announced its plans to build an eight-hectare (about a third of a square mile) Middle Earth-inspired park called "La Comarca," which in German means "a whale's vagina*.

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Fourth Grader In Texas Was Suspended For Threatening To Turn Another Student Invisible With His One Ring

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Aiden Steward threatened to turn another student invisible with his one ring. Because that's totally appropriate middle school behavior.

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This Lord Of The Rings-Themed Hobbit Hole Cat Litter Box Is Pretty Purrrfect

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One lucky superfan now has a couch-sized cat litter box shaped like a Hobbit hole.

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Suddenly, Peter Jackson Says He Hates Bloated Franchises

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Now that 'The Hobbit' is done, suddenly Peter Jackson isn't a fan of bloated effects-driven spectacles.

#Video Games

The Latest ‘Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor’ DLC Adds New Big Barfing Baddies

'Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor' now has all sorts of new enemies to decapitate.

LORD OF THE RINGS

One Lucky Tolkien Fan Now Has A Precious Hobbit Hole For His Cat To Dump In

Ever find yourself thinking "I wish my cat could poop in Bilbo's house" while watching the Hobbit movies?

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David Bowie, Sean Connery, And Other Big Stars Nearly Cast In ‘Lord Of The Rings’

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David Bowie wanted to be the Elf lord, but Peter Jackson just wasn't feeling the Ziggy Stardust vibe.

#SNL

Martin Freeman Returned To ‘The Office: Middle-Earth’ On ‘SNL’

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Watch video of "The Office: Middle Earth" skit from this week's "SNL," hosted by Martin Freeman.

LORD OF THE RINGS

Relive Every Death From ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ Trilogy In This One Handy Supercut

A lot of people died during the entirety of 'The Lord of the Rings' and this supercut manages to count them all to give us the proper total.

#Video Games

A New Female Character In ‘Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor’ Is Now Free To Play

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Want to unleash some Girl Power on the forces of Sauron? Now you can.

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies’ Debuts Its First TV Spot

Ready for another three hours of fights? Here's a TV spot for 'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies' to get you in the mood.

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Watch Sir Ian McKellen Go Full Gandalf On These Unsuspecting Students

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Sir Ian McKellen has a special message for students who don't take time to revise: "You Shall Not Pass!"

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Watch This Soon-To-Be-Single Dude Torment His Girlfriend With ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Quotes

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We're not sure who's worse, this guy or the boyfriend from 'Undeclared' who did impersonations all the time.

#Game of Thrones

These Vintage ‘Game Of Thrones’ Travel Posters Will Have You Packing For Winterfell And King’s Landing

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Check out these classy 'Game of Thrones' travel posters for locations like The Wall, Winterfell, and King's Landing.

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It Comes In Pints! …Sorta. Officially Licensed Hobbit Beer Is Shipping Now.

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A trio of specialty beers based on 'The Hobbit' will hopefully be in stores before the final installment of the films in December.

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The New ‘Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor’ Trailers Show Off Your Spooky Ghost Powers

Get to know Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor's wraith and Nemesis mechanics.

#NETFLIX

LEGO Pley Is Pretty Okay: A Review Of The Netflix For LEGO

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Here's a closer look at what exactly you get when you rent LEGO from the Netflix-style startup, Pley.

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Science Proves Legolas Was Totally Full Of Sh*t

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Legolas of 'The Lord Of The Rings' is quite possibly a lying scumbag when it comes to his eyesight.


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