Gandalf

I have often wondered to what extent Tolkien might have drawn on the African pantheon: it is hard not to think of the White Wizard, when looking at the traditional representation of Oxalá as an older man, clad in white robes and carrying a staff.
Asni’s Art Blog: Oxalá, Prince of Peace

Asni’s Art Blog: Oxalá, Prince of Peace

I have often wondered to what extent Tolkien might have drawn on the African pantheon... Read More »

The Ten Greatest Wizards of All Time

A bit problematic, this list. My experience with wizards tells me they are a fickle lot and prone to hubris. And they have powers....Perhaps ranking them might not be such a good idea.... Read More »

Son of Zeus: An Interview with author Noble Smith

Son of Zeus: An Interview with author Noble Smith

Hunter Liguore interviews Noble Smith award-winning author, playwright, video game writer, documentary film producer and the media director of an international human rights foundation. Not to mention the author of the definitive guide to Tolkein's w... Read More »