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The Tolkien Professor
The Tolkien Professor podcast is a series of lectures, discussions, and seminars on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien by Corey Olsen, President of Signum University. All are welcome to enter – even those without any party business!
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4.8 stars from 121 ratings
Very disappointing. The appellation of ‘The Tolkien Professor’ comes with expectations of scholarship and insight. Instead, it’s just solipsistic (and, frankly, deluded) burblings about making a movie of The Silmarillion. It's very Middle American in outlook rather than Middle Earth....Read full review »
MBelderson via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/22/21
I have been following Corey since late 2010; when it was just the Tolkien professor podcast. Now, I am still listening to most of the podcasts that signum and Mythgard Academy are producing, and attending mythmoot live as often as I can. Very well informed and in depth reading of Tolkien works...Read full review »
Haru Otaku via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/08/20
Self-Indulgent
This was a 5-star podcast for years. The self-indulgent nature of what Exploring Lord of the Rings though has become a complete turn-off. It is so boring I can't even listenn to it. When I do give it a cgance it seems to be in the same place it was the last time. Sometime with a month of...Read full review »
horgar via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/18/20
Recent Episodes
Tonight, we discuss Episode 9, the long-anticipated romance episode between Andreth and Aegnor! Also, the Dracula reference. And a war council. Support The Tolkien Professor
Published 06/18/21
Silm Film Session 5-30: Episode 7 - The Council of Estolad The Silmarillion Film Project is a theoretical adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Silmarillion into a long-running television show. Season 5 introduces Men to Beleriand and culminates in Fingolfin's duel with Morgoth after the Dagor...
Published 05/22/21
Tonight we finish our discussion of Episode 7 and turn to Episode 8, in which Andreth takes up her leadership of the people of Beor. Support The Tolkien Professor
Published 05/22/21
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