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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 31 - The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, Part 3

The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 31 - The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, Part 3


In this episode, we discuss the short story “Farmer Giles of Ham" and finish our discussion of “The Hobbit."



Farmer Giles of Ham
written 1947; published 1949


The Hobbit
written mostly during the 1920’s and 1930’s; first draft finished by January 1933
published September 21, 1937 by George Allen & Unwin.


My guests:
Chris Constantin
Dark Revelations the Roleplaying Game - http://drevrpg.com


Peter Foxhoven


Jeremiah McCoy


Robert Wolfe
Twitter - @WolfeRJ


Co-host:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com
email - jeffwik@gmail.com


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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 30 - The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, Part 2

In this episode, we begin by discussing the essay “On Fair-Stories” and move on to the second part of “The Hobbit,” Chapters 7 through 11.


“On Fairy-Stories”
written for the Andrew Lang lecture at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, 1939

The Hobbit
written mostly during the 1920’s and 1930’s; first draft finished by January 1933
published September 21, 1937 by George Allen & Unwin.

My guests:
Peter Foxhoven

Louis Brenton
twitter - @revlouisbrenton

Co-host:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com
email - jeffwik@gmail.com

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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 29 - The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, Part 1

In this episode, we begin by discussing the short story “Roverandom” and move on to the first part of “The Hobbit,” Chapters 1 through 6.


“Roverandom”
first told in 1925; written down in 1927
submitted for publication to George Allen & Unwin in 1936
published 1998

The Hobbit
written mostly during the 1920’s and 1930’s; first draft finished by January 1933
published September 21, 1937 by George Allen & Unwin.

My guests:
Peter Foxhoven

Louis Brenton
twitter - @revlouisbrenton

Co-host:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com

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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 28 - The Hour of the Dragon by Robert E. Howard

Conan roams because he wants to. He roams all around the Hyborean world in search of an artifact that will help him defeat a powerful, ancient sorcerer and reclaim the crown of Aquilonia.


“The Hour of the Dragon”
published December 1935 thru April 1936 in Weird Tales; published by Gnome Press in hardcover in 1950, retitled Conan the Conqueror

My guests:
Robert Wolfe

Peter Foxhoven

Co-host:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com

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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 27 - At the Mountains of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft

An expedition to Antarctica goes horribly wrong when Dr. William Dyer and his team from Miskatonic University unearth an ancient, terrifying evil. So really just another day in the world of H. P. Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos!


“At the Mountains of Madness”
written in February/March 1931; serialized in Astounding Stories, February to April, 1936

My guests:
Christopher Carlson


Co-host:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com

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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 26 - The Golgotha Dancers by Manly Wade Wellman & The Pygmy Planet by Jack Williamson

It’s a sci-fi double feature! Evil paintings come to life! Menacing miniature metal men! Enjoy our discussion of these two obscure classics of pulp fiction and maybe bring a unique element or two to your next gaming session.


Manly Wade Wellman
born May 21, 1903 in Portuguese West Africa (now Angola); died April 5, 1986

his father was a doctor; family moved to United States while still a boy

first published story was “The Lion Roared” in 1927; first science fiction novel The Invading Asteroid, 1929
in the 1920s, wrote movie reviews for Wichita Beacon; worked as a court and crime reporter for Wichita Eagle
married Frances Obrist, a horror writer published in Weird Tales
career spanned the 1940s to the 1980s; wrote first issue of Captain Marvel Adventures for Fawcett Comics

The Golgotha Dancers appeared in Weird Tales, October 1937

John Stuart Williamson
born April 29, 1908 in Arizona Territory; died November 10, 2006

often called “Dean of Science Fiction” after the passing of Robert Heinlein

read Amazing Stories as a young man
early influenced by Miles J. Breuer, a doctor who wrote science fiction; also influenced by A. Merritt
he was a published author by the 1930’s; Isaac Asimov was a fan
he continued to write into his 90s; he died at the age of 98 in 2006

The Pygmy Planet appeared in Astounding Stories, February 1932

My guests:
Louis Brenton
twitter - @revlouisbrenton

Jeremiah McCoy

Co-host:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com

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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 25 - The Stories of Conan by Robert E. Howard, Part 5

Thrilling adventure as Conan the Barbarian battles evil wizards and searches for treasure in deep, dark dungeons.

www.nobleknight.com

“The People of the Black Circle”
published in three parts in Weird Tales, September to November 1934

“A Witch Shall Be Born”
published in Weird Tales, December 1934

“Jewels of Gwahlur” (original title “The Servants of Bit-Yakin”)
published in Weird Tales, March 1935

My guest:
Peter Foxhoven

Co-host:

Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com
email - jeffwik@gmail.com

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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 24 - Selected Works by H. P. Lovecraft, Part 4

The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 24 - Selected Works by H. P. Lovecraft, Part 4

Sinister forces lurk just beyond our understanding, ready to snuff out humanity like a candle. In these three tales, we will learn about horrors from outer space, horrors from the bottom of the sea, and one terrible old woman who knows a little too much about mathematics!

www.nobleknight.com

“The Whisperer in Darkness”

written February to September 1930; published in Weird Tales, August 1931

 

“The Shadow over Innsmouth”

written November to December 1931; published April 1936

 

“The Dreams in the Witch House”

written January / February 1932; published in Weird Tales, July 1933

 

My guests:

Chris Constantin

Dark Revelations the Roleplaying Game - http://drevrpg.blogspot.ca

 

Jeremiah McCoy

website - https://thebasicsofthegame.wordpress.com

tumblr - http://thebasicsofthegame.tumblr.com

YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/user/brothersaul

 

Co-host:

Jeffrey Wikstrom

website - jeffwik.com

email - jeffwik@gmail.com

 

Email us to find out how you can get involved!

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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 23 - The Legion of Space by Jack Williamson

Blast off into the amazing year 3000 with John Star and the legion of space! Witness as he braves the dangers of the black planet in search of a damsel in distress. Weep for the loss of one blessed bottle of wine. The fate of the human race is in his hands!!

www.nobleknight.com

John Stuart Williamson
born April 29, 1908 in Arizona Territory; died November 10, 2006

“The Legion of Space”
published in Astounding Stories in 1934; published in book form in 1947
during a Great Books course, Williams learned that Henryk Sienkiewicz had created one of his works by combining The Three Musketeers with Shakespeare’s Falstaff

My guests:
Chris Constantin
Dark Revelations the Roleplaying Game - http://drevrpg.blogspot.ca

Jeremiah McCoy
website - https://thebasicsofthegame.wordpress.com
tumblr - http://thebasicsofthegame.tumblr.com
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/user/brothersaul

Co-host:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com
email - jeffwik@gmail.com

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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 22 - The Stories of Conan by Robert E. Howard, Part 4

Meet the ladies of the Hyborean Age. Conan travels with three different lovely companions in these tales of fantasy adventure.

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“Iron Shadows in the Moon” / “Shadows in the Moonlight”
published April 1934 in Weird Tales

“Queen of the Black Coast”
published May 1934 in Weird Tales

“The Devil of Iron”
published August 1934 in Weird Tales

My guest:
Peter Foxhoven
http://www.cromcountthedead.com

Co-host:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com
email - jeffwik@gmail.com

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