The Halfling

The Tolkien Professor Interview

March 13, 2022 Jaron Pak Season 1
The Halfling
The Tolkien Professor Interview
Show Notes

The Halfling hosts The Tolkien Professor, Corey Olsen! In this exclusive interview, Jaron and Corey tackle the challenge of adaptations and how to enjoy Tolkien both in printed form and on-screen.

Topics covered

  • The Tolkien professor's projects, especially Signum University
  • Who is the man in the fire in the "Rings of Power" trailer?
  • Is Middle-earth round or flat?
  • Advice for how to adapt Tolkien's writings
  • Defining the Jacksonian knee-jerk effect
  • What is Corey’s favorite Middle-earth factoid?
  • Breaking down how to enjoy adaptations of Tolkien

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