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    Thread: The Hollow Men
Post: The Hollow Men

Of course as erudite a person as you, Coco, would know that TSE was referring to the intellectuals of his era. But there is some comparison, as the Hollow Men have lost teir feas; bartered them for ...
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 2 644 February 13th, 2011, 05:23 PM
    Thread: Andy Hallett: 1975-2009
Post: Andy Hallett: 1975-2009

I only found out yesterday he ahd passed. Sp sad. :(
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 10 1,197 February 10th, 2011, 11:47 AM
    Thread: the nazgul
Post: the nazgul

It says twice in the LotR that Sauron held the Nine.
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 14 1,757 February 8th, 2011, 03:52 PM
    Thread: Pure Demon bBlood?
Post: Pure Demon bBlood?

That demon in "Expecting" (S1, ep 12) was pretty big onscren but was obviously a stuntman or actor in costume.
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 6 812 February 5th, 2011, 07:10 PM
    Thread: Pure Demon bBlood?
Post: Pure Demon bBlood?

In Angels.1, ep 8, :hero," the Scourge are described as having "Pure demon blood.", but in the season finale of Season, in Buffy,, Anya says that pure demons are much larger than humans. Anya should ...
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 6 812 February 3rd, 2011, 06:40 PM
    Thread: Willow, why?
Post: Willow, why?

Was that the "bloody amateur" speech?
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 5 934 February 1st, 2011, 03:46 PM
    Thread: Art and graphics
Post: Art and graphics

Welcome to the Forums, E0Aragon. I know of no site devioted to those graphics. I would try a Yahoo! image search. If somebody else knows of such a site, I would be interested, myself.
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 2 561 January 27th, 2011, 05:37 PM
    Thread: Dwarf lands
Post: Dwarf lands

Grain produces more calories for the same amount of water and soil, Cpcp. Of course, Ireland subssits on the potato.
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 8 1,352 January 27th, 2011, 10:19 AM
    Thread: Willow, why?
Post: Willow, why?

Good answer, but I still think it was dumb. Willow is a lot smarter than that. But she was rather siding with Dawn over Buffy at the time, so I'm sure that was the case.. Personally, I loved it whe...
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 5 934 January 23rd, 2011, 06:33 PM
    Thread: Willow, why?
Post: Willow, why?

In Season 5, ep 17. forever, Willow and Tara patiently explain to Dawn that they cannot and should not resurrect Joyce, but when they leave, Willow magically nudges out of the bookshelf the History of...
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 5 934 January 23rd, 2011, 12:01 PM
    Thread: Buffy Summers' Birthday!
Post: Buffy Summers' Birthday!

Happy Birthday, Buffy, and give Mr. Pointy a pat on the head from me :bg:
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 4 3,117 January 23rd, 2011, 11:55 AM
    Thread: Origin of Snow Trolls
Post: Origin of Snow Trolls

Got it in one, Paul :bg:
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 28 2,586 January 19th, 2011, 03:21 PM
    Thread: hired killers and foreign soldiers
Post: hired killers and foreign soldiers

Montaigne commented on that issue. A rich man (I paraphrase) never has enough money, but is always dreaming up scenarios in which he needs more.
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 16 1,546 January 18th, 2011, 11:15 AM
    Thread: Origin of Snow Trolls
Post: Origin of Snow Trolls

I'm rooting for the snow troll to catch Calvin and turn him into an icicle. Does that make me a bad person?
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 28 2,586 January 18th, 2011, 11:11 AM
    Thread: Favorite lines?
Post: Favorite lines?

Hate to double-post, but have to add the line from "New Moon Rising,:" Spike: "If this goes down all right, then the chip comes out, right? No trickery? Adam: "Scout's Honor" Spike: You were a Boy S...
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 74 6,813 January 17th, 2011, 04:17 PM
    Thread: Fairy tale?
Post: Fairy tale?

Yeah, one of my faves, along with "Once More With Feeling and the Season 3 finale. And, of course, the series finale.
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 4 3,697 January 17th, 2011, 01:48 PM
    Thread: Fairy tale?
Post: Fairy tale?

That is very erudite and helpful, August. I agree that the Gentlemen are the creepiest villains of all. :thumbsup:
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 4 3,697 January 16th, 2011, 03:57 PM
    Thread: Fairy tale?
Post: Fairy tale?

Does anybody know what fairy tale "Hush" (Season 4. ep. 10) was based on (Grimm? Hans Christian Andersen?) Or was it a Joss creation de novo?
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 4 3,697 January 16th, 2011, 12:56 PM
    Thread: The dark lord was seduce by an elf maid
Post: The dark lord was seduce by an elf maid

I first saw that darned book at a Doubleday's in New Orleans in 1969 and have hated the sight of it, ever since. And I don't think anybody can accuse me of not loving JRRT's work.
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 10 1,960 January 16th, 2011, 12:52 PM
    Thread: The dark lord was seduce by an elf maid
Post: The dark lord was seduce by an elf maid

Oh, heck, Paul. It's only a short step (downwards) tp The Bored of the Rings
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 10 1,960 January 15th, 2011, 08:04 PM
    Thread: Origin of Snow Trolls
Post: Origin of Snow Trolls

Same clothes, same tree, different pose. Must have been a deliberate shoot.
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 28 2,586 January 13th, 2011, 01:39 PM
    Thread: Favorite Villain?
Post: Favorite Villain?

Oh, that's right. Season 6 was the War Against the Nerds :bg:
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 7 982 January 13th, 2011, 01:36 PM
    Thread: Origin of Snow Trolls
Post: Origin of Snow Trolls

Good point, Alvin. JRRT commented in On Fairy-Stories that the witches in Macbeth wree "barely tolerable" while reading the play but insupportable when viewing a performance. If you watch Orson Well...
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 28 2,586 January 12th, 2011, 01:13 PM
    Thread: Favorite Villain?
Post: Favorite Villain?

About Glory: one of my favorite scenes in the whole series is the season finale for Season 6, where Buffy batters Glory back into Ben-shape, and then leaves him. Giles sits on his chest and explains ...
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 7 982 January 12th, 2011, 12:25 PM
    Thread: Origin of Snow Trolls
Post: Origin of Snow Trolls

U think that the known fondness of Tolkien for trees (I love the pic of him sitting at the foot of a black pine on the dust jacket of one of Carpenter's bio) would give him impetus to have both benevo...
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 28 2,586 January 11th, 2011, 02:05 PM
    Thread: Favorite Villain?
Post: Favorite Villain?

I have to admit a sneaking fondness for Mayor Wilkins. His final line is just perfect. On the other side of the coin, I really loathe the Rev. Caleb. He edges out the Master, especially given what ...
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 7 982 January 9th, 2011, 06:21 PM
    Thread: Fruit cake!
Post: Fruit cake!

dasher Wrote:[SIZE="2"]I wonder if it ever made its way into the Shire? At the least it would have been legendary there...the mother of all mathoms ! :)[/SIZE] What do you think the Three Farthing St...
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 16 1,446 January 9th, 2011, 02:09 PM
    Thread: Fruit cake!
Post: Fruit cake!

Are you sure that it wasn't in a Thangorodrim Bakery tin?
Attalus J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 16 1,446 January 4th, 2011, 04:24 PM
    Thread: Favorite lines?
Post: Favorite lines?

I'll add to TTBs excellent post the baffling (to me) ep where the criminally insane slayer was actually taken away from Angel and his group by that weasel Andrew, who admitted he couldn't have done it...
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 74 6,813 January 2nd, 2011, 03:15 PM
    Thread: 12/30 - A Happy Birthday to the Best Slayer Ever
Post: 12/30 - A Happy Birthday to the Best Slayer Ever

Haoot 30th, Eliza. And let Joss talk you into a "Faith" series this time :D
Attalus Vampire Movies and TV Shows 36 5,337 December 31st, 2010, 10:17 AM