The Lorehounds: The Rings of Power Lorecast - S01E01 & E02 – Shadow of the Past & Adrift

David and John explore the history of the Trees of Valinor seen in the prologue to S01E01 of The Rings of Power. The Lorehounds then do a deep dive into the life of Finrod, Galadriel’s brother and her primary motivation in the show. And what in Middle-earth did Meteor Man say to Nori? The guys have some ideas.

The Lorehounds: The Rings of Power Lorecast - Epilogue: Feedback

David and John have finished their deep dive into the Second Age in preparation for Season 1 of the Rings of Power. Aron joins them to discuss recent news, answer listener feedback and to talk about what’s next for the Lorehounds. BONUS Segment: David interviews Librarian Emeritus Marilyn R. Pukkila about Tolkien’s fellowship with the TCBS.

The Lorehounds: The Rings of Power Lorecast - Bonus: New Trailer Reaction and YouTube FanFic Reviews

David and John share their thoughts live on the Bald Move Discord server about the brand new Rings of Power Trailer! Watch the trailer on YouTube here. After the break, David walks John through a set of YouTube FanFic adaptations within Tolkien’s universe. Don’t forget to join The Lorehounds for an Instant Talk at 11:15 PM ET on September 1 on the Bald Move Discord server right after the premiere of The Rings of Power!

The Lorehounds: The Rings of Power Lorecast - BONUS: Embracer Acquisition, Amazon Updates, and LOTR Appendices

David and John discuss today’s wild news that Embracer Group is acquiring the rights to the Lord of the Rings universe! We also give you the details you need to know from Amazon’s flood of Twitter promos that are packed with information. We close the podcast with a walkthrough of the LOTR Appendices: which ones you should read, and which you can skip.