Professor Tolkien would have turned 122 years old today. In honor of his birthday, here are some of the previous posts I’ve written about him:
- J.R.R. Tolkien and Edith Bratt
- 10 Interesting Facts About Tolkien
- Publishing Tolkien
- Tolkien’s Languages
- Tolkien’s Favorite Character
- How to Pronounce “Tolkien”
- Tolkien’s Scenery Artwork
Also, if interested, there are several great documentaries and interviews about Tolkien that are available on Youtube.
Before the Internet as we know it today, there were text-based bulletin board systems all over the country that people could dial into. Radio producer Alex Goldman goes back to the BBS he started using over two decades ago and finds it’s still up and running.