This week Kate brings us through her favorite trilogy in existence: The Lord of the Rings. As a follow-up to our J.R.R. Tolkien episode, we explore the world of Middle Earth, talk about our fears for the Amazon show, and talk about how this genre series won the Academy when all other genre films struggle to get a nomination outside effects or costuming. We talk about our connections to characters, the story, and ultimately where we see The Lord of the Rings fitting into contemporary fandom.
Kate is a Chicana, podcaster, pop culture scholar, and mutant. With But Why Tho? She, along with Matt, Adrian use their love and knowledge of popular culture to talk from their hearts about why the things they love matter beyond fandoms on ButWhyTho? Podcast.