Ep-86 The Two Towers (1954 novel) part two

The battle of Isengard and Helm’s Deep both rage this week while Frodo and Sam pickup an unexpected companion on their trip to Mordor. This episode covers the second 3rdof The Two Towers, part two of The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien.

Topics: Trees vs caves, not weed but also not not-weed, consulting scripture for our allegories, the power of a wizard’s voice, Gollum the Great, the Dark Souls marshes, and the one-man play of Sméagol vs Gollum.

Chapters Covered

Book III

CH 7: Helm’s Deep

CH 8: The Road to Isenguard

CH 9: Flotsam and Jetsam

CH 10: The Voice of Saruman

CH 11: The Palantir

Book IV

CH 1: The Taming of Sméagol


CH 2: The Passage of the Marshes


Join them next week as they continue their coverage of the book before arriving at Peter Jackson's 2002 film.

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Music: Lord Of The Rings - Concerning Hobbits (Ectronic Remix)