Yes, I know the LOTR films were fun. (But in a time of such mediocrity, anything that at least tries would seem that way, wouldn't it?) The books are still a pile of corny, retrograde horseshit. Here's Michael Moorcock's take on it , which is much smarter than mine. (And here's "Starship Stormtroopers," his takedown of Heinlein)
"Eternity with Beelzebub, and all his hellish instruments of death, will be a picnic compared to five minutes with me and this pencil." - E. Blackadder, 1791 Questionable
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