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Episode #43 - The Window on the West PART 1

2/18/2019
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Faramir is HERE! We have a special guest who is here to help us understand the significance of Faramir during chapter XV of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at...

Duration:01:48:13

Episode #42 - Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit

2/11/2019
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The Mother of all episodes! We have a special guest who is here to help us navigate through the herbs during chapter XV of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at...

Duration:02:08:32

Episode #41 - The Black Gate is Closed

2/4/2019
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Take a seat! Frodo must decide whether to continue on up to the Black Gate or take another way during chapter XIV of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at...

Duration:02:00:16

Episode #40 - The Passage of the Marshes

1/13/2019
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Dead Marshes! Sméagol leads Frodo and Sam through the marshes during chapter XIII of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien If you'd like to...

Duration:01:45:32

Episode #39 - The Taming of Sméagol

1/6/2019
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Rope to the Rescue! Sméagol plays 'nice' with Frodo and Sam during chapter XII of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien If you'd like to...

Duration:02:40:01

An Unexpected Podcast Anniversary Episode

12/30/2018
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Hello Friends! It's our 111th birthday minus 110 years! Thanks for all the support. We love you! The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien If you'd like to send us something...

Duration:01:27:37

Happy Holidays | Book One Compilation

12/25/2018
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Happy Holidays! Enjoy our book one audio clip compilation ... The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien If you'd like to send us something please address it to: The...

Duration:00:52:05

Episode #38 - The Palantír

12/16/2018
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The itch! Special "Holiday Eggs" at the end of our discussion of chapter XI of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien If you'd like to send...

Duration:02:23:03

Episode #37 - The Voice of Saruman

12/9/2018
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Your staff is broken! Gandalf says farewell to Saruman in chapter X of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien The reread will continue on...

Duration:02:17:08

Episode #36 - Flotsam and Jetsam

12/2/2018
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The Flooding of Isengard! Merry and Pippin show off their story-telling skills in chapter IX of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien The...

Duration:02:17:14

Episode #35 - The Road to Isengard

11/24/2018
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Old Toby! We head to Isengard with Gandalf & company in chapter VIII of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien The reread will continue on...

Duration:02:19:53

Episode #34 - Helm's Deep

11/18/2018
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Erkenbrand! We head to Helm's Deep in chapter VII of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien The reread will continue on November 25th! Make...

Duration:02:16:32

Episode #33 - The King of the Golden Hall

11/12/2018
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Láthspell! Théoden gets a make over in chapter VI of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien The reread will continue on November 18th! Make...

Duration:02:12:07

Episode #32 - The White Rider

11/4/2018
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Who is the White Rider? We are pleasantly surprised by an old friend in chapter V of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien The reread will...

Duration:02:20:41

Episode #31 - Treebeard

10/28/2018
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Treebeard is finally here! Pippin and Merry encounter someone they didn't expect as we discuss chapter IV of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at...

Duration:02:45:20

Episode #30 - Uruk-Hai

10/14/2018
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Orcin' for the weekend! Pippin does his best to earn a chapter in ol Bilbo's book as we discuss chapter III of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at...

Duration:02:37:56

Episode #29 - The Riders of Rohan

10/7/2018
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Elendil!!! We are introduced to Éomer, Third Marshal of the Riddermark, and the Riders of Rohan in chapter II of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. Special thanks to everyone who came out to see us in Amanda, OH and all those who celebrated Hobbit Day around the world. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a...

Duration:02:27:32

Episode #28 - The Departure of Boromir

9/30/2018
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They found him resting! Boromir's time has come and he has paid a great price as we discuss chapter I of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. Special thanks to everyone who came out to see us in Amanda, OH and all those who celebrated Hobbit Day around the world. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question,...

Duration:02:23:42

Episode #27 - Gazing in Galadriel's Mirror

9/16/2018
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It's time to gaze into Galadriel's Mirror! This week we let our book club members provide us with all the talking points as we take a look back at books 1 & 2 ... Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at...

Duration:02:31:13

Episode #26 - The Fellowship of the Ring | Movie Review

9/9/2018
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What did the film get RIGHT? What did the film get "WRONG"? Check out our book to movie discussion. The Bywater Post: please send your "Tolkien Stories" to anunexpectedpod@gmail.com We will read and share those on the podcast! You can also leave us a voicemail by calling: (740) 422-9395 [3 min max]. Feel free to ask us a question, read a chapter summary, sing a song, or tell your story! Join the group discussion at https://www.facebook.com/uptalkintolkien The discussion will continue on...

Duration:01:30:39