Posts Tagged ‘J.R.R. Tolkien’

Tolkien is Wild and Disney is Tame: A Fantast’s Apologia

Tolkien is Wild and Disney is Tame: A Fantast’s Apologia

I can remember as a child falling into line with Disney’s black and white formulas. Jiminy Cricket’s “Give a little whistle” was a cheery invite to safety holding hands crossing the street, whereas the Fox’s “An Actor’s Life for Me” […]

How to Cross the Mythic Line

How to Cross the Mythic Line

Some years ago in Argentina, a gaucho who loved the works of J.R.R. Tolkien politely inquired of me if there was actually a place like the Shire he could go to visit in England.