Episode #46 - Journey to the Crossroads

March 18, 2019

What happened ... "We don't know"?!?! Frodo, Sam, and Gollum head for the crossroads in chapter XVIII of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien

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The reread will continue on March 24th! Make sure to read Chapter VIII of Book 4 or Chapter XIX of The Two Towers.

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Interview w/ Shane Rangi | New Zealand actor from Ngati Porou

March 11, 2019

Shane Rangi is our SPECIAL GUEST! He's just a little Maori Boy from the East Coast. We had a wonderful time talking with Shane about his experience during LOTR, Narnia, and other films. Go follow his instagram for some interesting food reviews @stuntmaori

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The reread will continue on March 10th! Make sure to read Chapter VII of Book 4 or Chapter XVIII of The Two Towers.

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Peekin’ in the PalantirPredictions about the show/future of middle earth

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Episode #45 - The Forbidden Pool

March 4, 2019

The Pool is Forbidden ... like seriously ... you're not allowed in! Frodo and Faramir get even closer during chapter XVIII of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien

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The reread will continue on March 10th! Make sure to read Chapter VII of Book 4 or Chapter XVIII of The Two Towers.

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Peekin’ in the PalantirPredictions about the show/future of middle earth

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Episode #44 - The Window on the West PART 2

February 24, 2019

Faramir is BACK! Okay he never left! Curt Jones is here to help us understand the significance of Faramir during chapter XV of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien

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The reread will continue on March 3rd! Make sure to read Chapter VI of Book 4 or Chapter XVII of The Two Towers.

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Episode #43 - The Window on the West PART 1

February 18, 2019

Faramir is HERE! We have a special guest who is here to help us understand the significance of Faramir during chapter XV of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien

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The reread will continue on February 24th! Make sure to read Chapter VI of Book 4 or Chapter XVII of The Two Towers.

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There and Back Again – Lane’s travelog for New Zealand traveling LOTR fans

Peekin’ in the PalantirPredictions about the show/future of middle earth

Hobbit's Guide to Middle Earth – Middle Earth history discussions

Episode #42 - Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit

February 11, 2019

The Mother of all episodes! We have a special guest who is here to help us navigate through the herbs during chapter XV of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien

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The reread will continue on February 17th! Make sure to read Chapter V of Book 4 or Chapter XVI of The Two Towers.

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There and Back Again – Lane’s travelog for New Zealand traveling LOTR fans

Peekin’ in the PalantirPredictions about the show/future of middle earth

Hobbit's Guide to Middle Earth – Middle Earth history discussions

Episode #41 - The Black Gate is Closed

February 4, 2019

Take a seat! Frodo must decide whether to continue on up to the Black Gate or take another way during chapter XIV of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien

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The reread will continue on January 20th! Make sure to read Chapter IV of Book 4 or Chapter XIV of The Two Towers.

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There and Back Again – Lane’s travelog for New Zealand traveling LOTR fans

Peekin’ in the PalantirPredictions about the show/future of middle earth

Hobbit's Guide to Middle Earth – Middle Earth history discussions

Episode #40 - The Passage of the Marshes

January 13, 2019

Dead Marshes! Sméagol leads Frodo and Sam through the marshes during chapter XIII of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien

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The reread will continue on January 20th! Make sure to read Chapter III of Book 4 or Chapter IX of The Two Towers.

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Peekin’ in the PalantirPredictions about the show/future of middle earth

Hobbit's Guide to Middle Earth – Middle Earth history discussions

Episode #39 - The Taming of Sméagol

January 6, 2019

Rope to the Rescue! Sméagol plays 'nice' with Frodo and Sam during chapter XII of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien

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The reread will continue on January 13th! Make sure to read Chapter II of Book 4 or Chapter XIII of The Two Towers.

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Peekin’ in the PalantirPredictions about the show/future of middle earth

Hobbit's Guide to Middle Earth – Middle Earth history discussions

An Unexpected Podcast Anniversary Episode

December 30, 2018

Hello Friends! It's our 111th birthday minus 110 years! Thanks for all the support. We love you! 

The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien

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 The reread will continue on December 30th! Make sure to read Chapter I of Book 4

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Peekin’ in the PalantirPredictions about the show/future of middle earth

Hobbit's Guide to Middle Earth – Middle Earth history discussions