Posts tagged "lord of the rings"

Marissa Alexander Has Been Released From Prison

Florida Stand Your Ground defendant Marissa Alexander has been released from prison. [NBC]
Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch is being grilled over her stance that waterboarding is torture.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 28, 2015 - 5:25 pm

Characters From Middle Earth That I Would Let Get It, Ranked

I was out of town when the final installment in “The Hobbit” film trilogy was released, which is good, because watching it all by myself in 3-D IMAX in an…

Beejoli Shah | January 13, 2015 - 10:45 am

My Top 5 Formative Geek Crushes

The wonderful thing about a hefty amount of geek/nerd culture is that it is super-optimistic. John Green, author of A Fault In Our Stars,┬ásays that nerds are basically people who…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 17, 2014 - 9:00 am

This Fake “Lord Of The Rings” Subway Service Advisory Poster Isn’t All That Far From The Truth

Relying on the New York City subway system is sometimes like relying on a three-legged, one-eyed horse for all of your transportation needs. Trying to get from my apartment off…

Rachel Krause | October 29, 2013 - 11:40 am

Do Not Want: Tree Bark Suit

At first glance, I would assume this was a role-playing costume for people who wanted to dress up as those giant talking trees from “Lord Of The Rings” (“They’re called

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 28, 2012 - 3:00 pm

One Cardigan To Rule Them All

How awesome is this Lord of the Rings cardigan? Unfortunately it’s not actually for sale, just a “pseudo design” from the sweater fanatics over at We Have Cardigans, but I’m…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 16, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Guess That Fan Fiction, Win Nerd Respect!

My best friend once made the mistake of telling me that she had written “Buffy” fan fiction when she was younger and I mercilessly teased her for years, even though…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 8, 2009 - 11:30 am

The Daily NOTness: James McAvoy As Bilbo Baggins

We realize that scoring the lead role in The Hobbit is probably a really big deal if you’re an actor, but we are seriously disturbed that beautiful, handsome, brogue-ish James…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2008 - 5:30 pm

The Daily Hotness: Viggo Mortensen

Some people may say that Viggo Mortensen, who’s known for his roles in those boring Lord Of The Rings movies and for being director David Cronenberg’s male muse, gets a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 13, 2008 - 4:30 pm