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Keep On Tolkien

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Keep on Tolkien is a podcast that takes you on a sarcastic and passionate journey through the Tolkien Legendarium. Our aim is to provide quality information about Tolkien lore while keeping a fun-loving and casual atmosphere. It's like hanging out with your buddies...if your buddies were two foul-mouthed nerds with a rather unhealthy obsession with how terrible the hobbit movies are.Have questions, comments, or suggestions? Shoot us a message on your favorite social media site!We want to hear from you!

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Keep on Tolkien is a podcast that takes you on a sarcastic and passionate journey through the Tolkien Legendarium. Our aim is to provide quality information about Tolkien lore while keeping a fun-loving and casual atmosphere. It's like hanging out with your buddies...if your buddies were two foul-mouthed nerds with a rather unhealthy obsession with how terrible the hobbit movies are.Have questions, comments, or suggestions? Shoot us a message on your favorite social media site!We want to hear from you!

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38 Ratings
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Such a great time

By DunGame - Apr 01 2020
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I’ve been working through all the episodes since I started listening fairly recently. These two are so good. I can’t recommend them enough. Keep up the good work guys!

Finally...

By RadioGnome606 - Apr 14 2018
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...a character/subject focused Tolkien podcast (not another book commentary). Thank you!

iTunes Ratings

38 Ratings
Average Ratings
36
1
0
0
1

Such a great time

By DunGame - Apr 01 2020
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I’ve been working through all the episodes since I started listening fairly recently. These two are so good. I can’t recommend them enough. Keep up the good work guys!

Finally...

By RadioGnome606 - Apr 14 2018
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...a character/subject focused Tolkien podcast (not another book commentary). Thank you!
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Keep On Tolkien

Latest release on Dec 23, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode #47 - What We Hate About The LotR Film Trilogy

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This week is our long-awaited sequel to our 3-part series premier, "Why the Hobbit Film Trilogy Sucks"! After 2 years we thought it was high time we gave our beloved LotR Film Trilogy the same treatment we gave The Hobbit Film Trilogy. So tune in as we dissect these childhood gems and review where we think they strayed from the path.

Oct 14 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #2: Episode #39 - Boromir Son of Denethor Character Profile

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This week is our Character Profile on Boromir son of Denethor! Tune in as we discuss a character who we believe is often taken for granted!

May 06 2019

45mins

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Rank #3: Episode #4 - Sauron Character Profile

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For our 4th episode we thought it would be fun to do a kind of Character Profile on Sauron. Someone we think everyone knows, but might not know that much about. Tune in and nerd out with us as we go all the way back to creation itself as we review the life of The Dark Lord!

Oct 01 2017

53mins

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Rank #4: Episode #20 - The Council Of Elrond (Part 1/2)

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We openly consider the chapter "The Council of Elrond" to be complete nerd-porn. There is so much information on the history of the One Ring, and how it connects the histories of multiple ages of Middle-Earth. Tune in as we discuss and rant about one of our favorite chapters.

Mar 19 2018

36mins

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Rank #5: Episode #31 - The Valar (Season 3 Premier)

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Season 3, Here we go! In this episode Danny and Joel go back to the basics with a 101 episode on The Valar. We learn who the Valar are, what their names are, and the rolls they play throughout the Lengendarium.
May the light of the Valar be with us always!

Sep 24 2018

59mins

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Rank #6: Episode #48 - Tolkien Gets Spooky (Halloween Special)

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We wanted to do something special for Halloween, so for this week's episode we present 'Tolkien Gets Spooky'! Tune in as we highlight all of the spookiest parts of Tolkien's legendarium!

Oct 31 2019

1hr 19mins

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Rank #7: Episode #38 - Samwise Gamgee Character Profile (Friendship is Magic!)

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Keep on Tolkien is back with a very special episode dedicated to some friends of ours that are dealing with some serious medical issues. We call this episode Friendship is Magic! Hear the fantastic story of Samwise Gamgee, the best best friend of all time. In this character profile learn how friendship can conquer all and literally save the world.

GoFundMe page for our friends Katie and Joe. Anything Helps. Thank You! https://www.gofundme.com/medical-help-and-future-assistance

Apr 29 2019

1hr 20mins

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Rank #8: Episode #42 - The Scouring of the Shire (Season 3 Finale)

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For our Season 3 Finale we bring you a very special episode on a subject long promised...the Scouring of the Shire! Tune in this week for our discussion on this essential chapter in the Lord of the Rings!

Jun 03 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #9: Episode #40 - Faramir Son of Denethor Character Profile

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Tune in this week as we discuss one of the major heroes of the Third Age, Faramir son of Denethor!

May 20 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #10: Episode #16 - Gandalf Character Profile (Season 2 Premiere) (Part 1/2)

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We're happy to be back for a 2nd Season, and we wanted to start with a bang! Tune in for our 2-Part Season 2 premiere on everyone's favorite wizard, Gandalf!

Mar 05 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #11: Episode #3 - The Hobbit Movie Trilogy: What we LIKED (Part 3/3)

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After 2 episodes of negativity we thought it would be refreshing to touch on what we actually LIKED about the Hobbit trilogy. We get so lost in the hate that we often forget there was SOME pretty cool stuff too. It is in Tolkien's universe after all. Listen in and nerd out with us!

Sep 23 2017

32mins

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Rank #12: Episode #34 - Princes of the Noldor(Part 3/3): Finrod Felagund

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For out third installment in our 3-part-series 'Princes of the Noldor', by popular demand, we talk about Finrod Felagund! Tune in as discuss the life of the most noble of the Noldor!

Oct 15 2018

57mins

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Rank #13: Episode #33 - Princes of the Noldor(Part 2/3): Fingolfin

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In our second installment of our 3-part-series 'Princes of the Noldor' we discuss Fingolfin, Joel's favorite of the Princes of the Noldor. Tune in as we get to know the most valiant and steadfast of the Noldor!

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Oct 08 2018

57mins

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Rank #14: Episode #49 - High Kings: Gil-galad

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This episode starts a new 3-part series that we are calling “High-Kings”! We start with one of the most important High-Kings of the Noldor, Ereinion Gil-galad! Tune-in as we discuss the life and controversy surrounding the last High-King of the Noldor!

Nov 18 2019

59mins

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Rank #15: Episode #5 - Melkor Character Profile

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For our 5th episode, and second character profile, we wanted to talk about one of the most important characters in all of Tolkien's work, Melkor (Morgoth). He is the origins of evil in the world of Arda, and almost all the events, from creation through the 1st Age, have to do with Melkor. Tune in, inform yourself, and nerd out with us!

Oct 10 2017

49mins

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Rank #16: Episode #6 - The Sundering of the Elves (Origins and Early History)

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For our 6th episode we thought it would be appropriate to touch on the different types of elves that exist in Tolkien's Legendarium. This episode may be the most dense with names and places, but also one of the most important for understanding all the different groups of elves we talk about. Tune in and nerd out with us as we talk about the origins and sundering of this incredibly important group of people!

Oct 16 2017

35mins

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Rank #17: Episode #36 - Hobbits

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By popular demand, today we will be focussing on the race of people known as the Hobbits! Tune in for our discussion about the origins of the famous Halflings.

Oct 29 2018

39mins

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Rank #18: Episode #30 - The Khazâd [Dwarves] (Part 2/2) (Season 2 Finale)

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For our Season 2 Finale we bring you Part-2 of our discussion on the Dwarves! Tune in for as we discuss the late history, and some of the major battles of the ancient race of the Khazâd!

May 14 2018

34mins

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Rank #19: Episode #32 - Princes of the Noldor(Part 1/3): Fëanor

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Join us in this episode for our first installment of our 3 part series: Princes of the Noldor. This episode is all about Fëanor. He is, who we think to be, one of the most important and controversial characters in the legendarium, as well as the creator of the silmarils. Come take the oath!!!

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Oct 01 2018

1hr 22mins

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Rank #20: Episode #17 - Gandalf Character Profile (Season 2 Premiere) (Part 2/2)

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We're happy to be back for a 2nd Season, and we wanted to start with a bang! Tune in for our 2-Part Season 2 premiere on everyone's favorite wizard, Gandalf!

Mar 05 2018

54mins

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