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The Dork Forest is a show where I, Jackie Kashian, interview everyone and anyone about what they really really like. ie thier dorkdom. Started in 2006, the youtube page has clips (and full episodes). and will lead you to all the information you may ever need re this show and Jackie's standup.

May 22, 2012

Corey Olsen is The Tolkien Professor. I grill him about Tolkien and then I Iet him talk about more modern fiction… so it’s all books all the time. His book Exploring the Hobbit is available for pre-order. I am excitable and on-freaking board. Listen and enjoy.


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The Hobbit

Elven Rings of Power:




Sarehole Mill


Letter from CS Lewis just a reference to it.

On Fairy Stories

The Goose Girl

The Games of LOTR

Lord of the Rings Game - Fellowship

Til We Have Faces – CS Lewis

Charles Williams – The Greater Trumps

Space Trilogy – CS Lewis

Peter Beagle – The Last Unicorn

Wizard of Earthsea – Ursula Le Guin

Stardust – Neil Gaimen

Summer Knight – Jim Butcher

Garth Nix – Sabriel

George RR Martin – Game of Thrones

Dragonriders of PERN

Kage Baker – Company Series

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady
Music is by Mike Ruekberg
Website design by Vilmos: who has his own podcast

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