A New World of Gods and Monsters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCm2PX5Iz00 With the upcoming release of The Mummy, Universal Studios has been putting forth more information on their shared universe, including this little teaser for their "Dark Universe."  Cheesy name and cheesier music aside, I wanted to really give this some thought before I wrote up my own thoughts on the matter.  And if you've … Continue reading A New World of Gods and Monsters

The Lord of the Rings – Appendix A: III. Durin’s Folk

The only thing sketchier and more esoteric than an Elf in Middle-Earth is a Dwarf.  Tolkien tells us that "strange tales" are told of their beginnings by the Eldar and by the Dwarves themselves.  Surprisingly, he doesn't go into their sordid history here in the Appendices.  I can promise you he does dive deep in … Continue reading The Lord of the Rings – Appendix A: III. Durin’s Folk