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Newcomers: The Lord of the Rings, with Lauren Lapkus and Nicole Byer

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25 Episodes • Released Weekly

25 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from Headgum

Newcomers: The Lord of the Rings, with Lauren Lapkus and Nicole Byer

Newcomers: The Lord of the Rings, with Lauren Lapkus and Nicole Byer podcast artwork npr.org/programs/invisibilia

25 Episodes • Released Weekly

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Sometimes we miss things. For Nicole Byer and Lauren Lapkus, those things are most every deeply popular sci-fi or fantasy series out there. In Season 1, Nicole and Lauren got a crash course in Star Wars. For Season 2, they’re venturing into The Lord of the Rings. Join Nicole and Lauren as they get to know the ins and outs of elvish, hobbit feet, and some all powerful ring.

Latest Episode

25 Aug 2020 • 1 hour 7 mins

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (w/ Mary Holland)

Helping Nicole and Lauren make sense of and, dare we say, enjoy, Peter Jackson's second installment of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Two Towers, is Mary Holland (Comedy Central's Robbie / Jedi Temple Challenge).Listen in as they hash out points of varying importance such as how flawless Gandalf the White's new hair is, the finer details of Elven love and aging, the baffling games the films play on our perception of characters' sizes, and Mary's command of the Elvish language.Like the show? Rate Newcomers 5-Stars on Apple Podcasts and let us know what LOTR media you'd like the series to cover.Sources for this episode:Trivia from Screen RantTrivia from Mental Floss