Mighty Red Pen

July 15, 2014

Surf’s up in Rivendell

Filed under: Grammar goddess,Lit review,Pop culture — mighty red pen @ 8:05 pm
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So you know that whole thing about how the elves in The Lord of the Rings are all, so, we’re getting in our fancy boats and sailing off into the sunset on our exclusive party cruise? Well, they said that’s what they were doing, but I think “west” must be code for “settling down in Cape Cod and opening a paddle shop.” ‘Cause look what I found.

Rivendell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In other news, if you have not yet heard “Weird Al” Yankovic’s clever and word nerd-baiting tune, “Word Crimes,” what in Middle-earth are you waiting for? You’re welcome.

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December 10, 2011

The Fellowship of the Pez

Filed under: Lit review — mighty red pen @ 11:57 am
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A collector’s party pack of “Lord of the Rings” Pez dispensers at my local CVS?

Now I think I’ve seen everything.

August 13, 2010

Gandalf vs. the vuvuzela

Filed under: Lit review — mighty red pen @ 8:59 am
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This video, “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Vuvuzela,” has been making me laugh all week long:

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