Ardaholics Anonymous



Like Tolkien? Love Tolkien? Are you the Tolkien fan other Tolkien fans are afraid of? This is the podcast for you.


  • Episode Six

    Episode Six

    24/04/2018 Duración: 01h45min

    Who was the man behind the myth, so to speak? Join us as we tackle the life, marriage, and legacy of John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.

  • Episode 5: Beren and Lúthien - A Review

    Episode 5: Beren and Lúthien - A Review

    04/11/2017 Duración: 01h14min

    Join your hosts for an in-depth look at the newest Tolkien book! Featuring a discussion of marriage, monstrous gourmandising cats, and the people who put the "Family" in "Family Feud"

  • Going H.o.M.E.?

    Going H.o.M.E.?

    14/09/2017 Duración: 57min

    To read the History of Middle-Earth or not to read the History of Middle-Earth, that is the question. Join Nathan and Meredith for a discussion of the pros and cons, as well as rants about elvish languages and Christopher Tolkien's editing habits.

  • On Tolkien Art

    On Tolkien Art

    30/07/2017 Duración: 01h11min

    The second half of our smash-hit Tolkien art and music podcast! Listen up for Pauline Baynes, Angus McBride, and a bonus round of (sort of) hating on the Brothers Hildebrandt...

  • Episode 3

    Episode 3

    20/05/2017 Duración: 01h43min

    A somewhat-brief, definitely entertaining overview of Tolkien's music, featuring annoying echoes in the first 20 minutes thanks to a corrupted file I had to reconstruct. Tune in for Donald Swann, hating on Burzum, and the Aragorn Ballroom Orchestra's world premiere on the podcast scene!

  • Episode 2: Tolkien Isnt That Scary

    Episode 2: Tolkien Isn't That Scary

    22/02/2017 Duración: 44min

    You don't need to be afraid of Tolkien's works outside of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit - join us for an overview of some of the stories and poems that he wrote. All of them are easy to find, relatively short, and won't require slogging through Vinyar Tengwar (as fun as that might be).

  • Episode 1: On The Origin of Tolkien

    Episode 1: On The Origin of Tolkien

    14/01/2017 Duración: 49min

    Is J.R.R. Tolkien really the father of the fantasy genre? Are there authors out there that we could call his forebears? What does fantasy look like now, and where is it going? And what does John Carter of Mars have to do with any of this? Join Meredith and Nathan for episode 1 of Ardaholics Anonymous, the podcast you listen to when you've reached the end of Tolkien on the Internet and just need more.