Tag Archives: riddles

Special “Bachelor Party” Edition of Tolkien Chat

Dear friends, You have may seen this announced already on the Tolkien Professor Facebook Page, but tomorrow morning at our regular time (10am ET) the Riddles in the Dark crew is hosting a special edition of Prof. Olsen’s Tolkien Chat podcast in celebration of my (Dave’s) wedding this coming Saturday. Here’s the Netmoot link. Consider […]

Riddles in the Dark Digest 7: Controversy!

Nâzgul and Other Beasties on Riddles in the Dark Digest #7 Dave Kale and Trish Lambert go for a new length record (aided by Father Roderick of Secrets of the Hobbit) with this Riddles in the Dark Digest episode. First they go back to the future by reviewing Riddles in the Dark Episode 8, which considered the […]

Riddles in the Dark: Digest 6

All Gollum All the Time on Riddles in the Dark Digest #6 Riddles in the Dark Digest co-hosts Dave Kale (of the Dave Kale World Domination Network) and Trish Lambert talk Gollum, first talking about the now-answered-by-Andy-Serkis riddle presented in Riddles in the Dark episode 11, then sharing analyst, listener, and their own opinions about the […]

Riddles in the Dark: Digest 5

Dave and Trish talk about the beginning and Bilbo in Riddles in the Dark Digest #5 In this episode of Riddles in the Dark Digest, co-hosts Dave Kale and Trish Lambert share analyst and listener comments about how the movie will begin, as discussed in Riddles in the Dark episode 9, then move on to how Bilbo will be […]

Riddles in the Dark: Episode 15

Wargs and Eagles and…Bears! (oh my!) on Riddles in the Dark! In this episode of Riddles in the Dark from the Mythgard Institute, Prof. Corey Olsen and Dave Kale change things up a bit with a late night broadcast (ran well past midnight ET!).  Their focus this episode is talking animals, really the most important element of the entire Hobbit […]

Riddles in the Dark: Episode 14

Trilogy? What trilogy? There’s no trilogy here. OK, we lied, we talked about the trilogy on Riddles in the Dark! In this episode of Riddles in the Dark from the Mythgard Institute, Prof. Corey Olsen and Dave Kale continue their discussion about Bilbo’s character development, this time focusing on the first big accomplishment of his illustrious burglary career: escaping from the […]

Riddles in the Dark: Special Comic-Con Edition

It’s the “What happened at Comic-con?” episode on Riddles in the Dark! Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen and co-host Dave Kale are joined by Dave’s Riddles Digest co-host Trish Lambert for a triangular assessment of some of the information and possible misinformation swirling aroud The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey before and during Comic-Con. Among other tidbits, they cover: […]

Riddles in the Dark: Digest 4

An epic afternoon of podcasting comes to an end on this episode of Riddles in the Dark Digest! In this episode of Riddles in the Dark Digest, co-hosts Dave Kale and Trish Lambert, revisit Riddles #6 and #7, focused on The Split and the much anticipated Battle of Dol-Guldur.  They review predictions and commentary from the analysts, […]

Comic Con on Riddles in the Dark This Week

We want to know what YOU think, this week on Riddles in the Dark! Comic Con is wrapping up, and the new deluge is slowing to a trickle, so let the rampant speculation begin and the unfounded rumors fly!  This week on Riddles in the Dark (date and time will be announced on Monday), we will […]

Riddles in the Dark: Episode 12

It’s time to talk “Riddles” on Riddles in the Dark! In this episode of Riddles in the Dark from the Mythgard Institute, Prof. Corey Olsen and Dave Kale wrap up their Bilbo/Gollum story arc series by talking about one of the most famous scenes and chapters in all of Middle-earth (and our podcast’s namesake), Riddles in […]