Sweeeet: The Hobbit House Hotel

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Forget Motel 6! Next time you go on a road trip to northwest Montana, stay at the Hobbit House instead. That’s right, it’s a cottage modeled after J.R.R. Tolkien’s Hobbit dwelling. Joyce Wadler of The New York Times explores this unusual guesthouse, and the equally unusual proprietor who owns it: No need to bring slippers: […]

The Greatest Adventure: Some Considerations in Casting Bilbo Baggins

The Internet was all a thither yesterday with rumors that Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro had finalized casting for Bilbo in The Hobbit… with Tobey Maguire. The Twittersphere went bananas, and after a few hours, we heard directly from the source, and the directors assured the panic-ridden public that they were still a month […]