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Green Dragon Live
A New Podcast for Middle-earth

43. B3:C2 - The Riders of Rohan [LoTR Read Along]
Oct 6, 2018 • 78 min
The Nicks are running across Rohan! Or at least the three hunters are. Join us as we attempt to catch up with our enemies in order to rescue our friends, but keep a wary eye out for clues, and for horsemen.
42. B3:C1 - The Departure of Boromir - [LoTR Read Along]
Aug 29, 2018 • 45 min
The Nicks crack open the next named section of the LoTR story and discuss the way the story changes its narrative style and the suspense that comes with it. Boromir’s departure from the Fellowship and Aragorn gets some clarity about his mission.
41. Back In The Saddle
Apr 28, 2018 • 40 min
The Nicks do their first recording in many months. This episode is a reconnecting of two friends and trying to establish a routine for the future of the podcast. The Nicks also talk briefly about Sauron’s attacks in the northern parts of Middle-earth and…
40. DISC 2 - The Fellowship of The Ring - Extended Edition - Watch Along Commentary
Apr 19, 2018 • 111 min
The Nicks are joined by Erin and Aran to give their commentary while watching the extended edition of The Fellowship of The Ring (Disc 2). Cue up your copy and press play with us to listen and watch along with us in this special episode.
39. DISC 1 - The Fellowship of The Ring - Extended Edition - Watch Along Commentary
Apr 19, 2018 • 112 min
The Nicks are joined with Erin and Aran to give their commentary while watching the extended edition of The Fellowship of The Ring. Cue up your copy and press play with us to listen and watch along with us in this special episode.
38. B2:C10 - The Breaking of The Fellowship - [LoTR Read Along]
Apr 12, 2018 • 45 min
The Nicks might be breaking up a bit in this episode, but it’s only fitting as this is the Breaking of the Fellowship! How will the break happen? Is it physical? Or psychological? Which way will Frodo go? Who will go with him? Find out with us, live at…
37. B2:C9 - The Great River - [LoTR Read Along]
Dec 9, 2017 • 66 min
The Nicks discuss the journey down the great river, the speed at which our Fellowship is cutting across the landscape, and the dangers it holds on either bank. Also discussing the desire to do more recordings with less interference from real life.
36. B2:C8 - Farewell to Lorien - [LoTR Read Along]
Nov 14, 2017 • 52 min
The Nicks dive into this chapter of gift giving by asking which of the Fellowship’s gifts would you steal, or what gift would you ask of Lady Galadriel? We discuss the differences between the movie gifts and the book. And, in spite of not making an actual…
35. B2:C7 - The Mirror of Galadriel - [LoTR Read Along]
Jul 15, 2017 • 74 min
The Nicks get down to business by talking about the elephant in the room, this elephant being the new baby boy in Nicholas’ family! Also, we meet the Lord and Lady of the Galadhrim - Celeborn, and Galadriel. Later, Galadriel shows two of our fellowship he
34. B2:C6 - Lothlorien - [LoTR Read Along]
Jul 7, 2017 • 82 min
The Nicks talk about stepping out of time in special and awe-inspiring places, as well as being too close to the special things near you. Our Fellowship makes a dash for the woods, in spite of the potential of danger within. Aragorn is forced to take the
BONUS- Update from Nicholas Jon, Eowyn, and Lochlan
Jun 22, 2017 • 7 min
This is a quick update from Nicholas Jon about the various things that have been happening in our world which prevents us from having a solid upload schedule. Have a quick listen. Video version originally posted on our Facebook page.
33. Q&A #3
Jun 17, 2017 • 54 min
The Nicks answer your questions about what Dwarf women look like, why it’s hard to get into the books, why the names are so similar, the eye of Sauron, and more!
32. B2:C5 - The Bridge of Khazad-dum - [LoTR Read Along]
Jun 5, 2017 • 64 min
The Nicks convene at the Green Dragon very late at night to discuss the chapter The Bridge of Khazad-dum - wherein Gandalf stands toe to toe, brother vs. brother with the Balrog “Durin’s Bane.”
31. B2:C4 - A Journey in the Dark - [LoTR Read Along]
May 26, 2017 • 77 min
The Nicks take a walk in the dark as the Fellowship continues their journey. A danger in the dark is due to appear at any moment! What are those footsteps? Why can Frodo see in the dark? Why does Nick Andrew hate caves (and his brother)? All this and more
30. B2:C3 - The Ring Goes South - [LoTR Read Along]
May 12, 2017 • 84 min
The Nicks talk about getting used to crazy amounts of noise, or the lack thereof. The forming of the Fellowship of The Ring, as in the title of this volume of the novel. The preparations of the Fellowship, and the courage of the hobbits as they set forth.
29. B2:C2 pt2 - The Council of Elrond - Gandalf’s Tale & the Purpose of the Council - [LoTR Read-Along]
May 5, 2017 • 90 min
The Nicks fall into a meme-hole, discuss the doings of Gandalf and Saruman, and finally get down to brass tacks to decide what is to be the fate of this Council… and The Ring.
28. B2:C2 - The Council of Elrond part 1 - The Tale of The Ring - [LoTR Read Along]
Apr 27, 2017 • 57 min
The Nicks take a close look at the goings on of Middle-earth, the Council is called at a time when all the free folks happen to be represented, the tale of The Ring is told and the larger picture is starting to become clear to those present that now is th
27. B2:C1- Many Meetings - [LoTR Read Along]
Apr 20, 2017 • 71 min
The Nicks wake from their slumber to find themselves in Rivendell where they must try and remember their family, meet new friends, and see old friends in a new light.
26. Q&A #2
Apr 13, 2017 • 62 min
The Nicks take a break from the chapters as an interlude between Books 1 and 2. Some reflection on the story so far, and questions from our listeners!
25. BONUS - “Restaurant Review” - Green Dragon Brew Pub - Fond du Lac, WI
Apr 11, 2017 • 22 min
The Nicks, joined by Jake, Jenni, and Eowyn get together at the Green Dragon Brew Pub in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. If your name is the Green Dragon, we’re interested in testing your fare, the food and the drink. This short episode, is cut from our whole mea
24. B1:C12 - Flight to the Ford - [LoTR Read Along]
Apr 7, 2017 • 77 min
The Nicks discuss embarrassing stories of when we were fools and couldn’t remember what we did, Frodo’s predicament, Glorfindel’s shiny nature, slipping into the wraith world, a cavalry of waves, the geography, and history of this leg of the journey, and
23. B1C11 - A Knife in the Dark - [LoTR Read Along]
Mar 28, 2017 • 70 min
The Nicks debate nerdy names for Nicholas’ yet-to-be-born son. And the escape from Bree, march through Midgewater Marshes, and the back roads to Weathertop, and the attack on the company.
22. B1:C10 - Strider - [LoTR Read Along]
Mar 18, 2017 • 85 min
The Nicks discuss whether Nicholas is in love with Aragorn, whether Frodo can trust Strider, the long-expected physical description of our main character, the danger outside, and a letter that is only 3 months late.
21. B1:C9 - At The Sign of the Prancing Pony - [LoTR Read Along]
Mar 12, 2017 • 79 min
The Nicks discuss going to the bar alone; being a stranger in a new land; Bree, the Bree folk, and their sayings; the types people that travel through Bree and the Prancing Pony, and more!
20. B1:C8 Fog on the Barrow-downs - [LoTR Read Along]
Mar 4, 2017 • 80 min
The Nicks discuss the consequences of sleeping, mid-day naps, getting lost in the fog, being ambushed by wights, running naked in the sun, singing about “old Fatty Lumpkin”, and the history of Angmar and the small Kingdoms of former Arnor.
19 - B1C7 - In The House of Tom Bombadil - [LoTR Read Along]
Feb 18, 2017 • 87 min
In this episode the Nicks discuss what it’s like to be the house guest of the biggest enigma in literary history - as Nick likes to say. Nicholas asks about potentially bad habits of being a house guest, and together they try to uncover some clues about T
18 - B1:C6 - The Old Forest - [LoTR Read Along]
Feb 6, 2017 • 60 min
The Nicks discuss walking in the woods and being scared in real life. The Hobbits come in close contact with the menace of the trees, Old Man Willow, and a stranger called Tom Bombadil.
17. B1:C5 - A Conspiracy Unmasked - [LoTR Read Along]
Jan 29, 2017 • 63 min
In this episode The Nicks rip apart Buzzfeed’s attempt at knowing things about LoTR, discuss Chapter 9 - A Conspiracy Unmasked, and decide if they would rather be in Frodo’s shoes or Fatty’s.
16. B1:C4 - Shortcut to Mushrooms - [LoTR Read Along]
Jan 18, 2017 • 64 min
The Nicks discuss Chapter Four of Fellowship - Getting caught in the bogs and thickets, Black Riders, Bamfurlong, Farmer Maggot’s dogs, whether Frodo’s story mirrors Bilbo’s, narrow misses, social status, and traveling in the fog without lanterns.
15 . Q&A #1
Jan 10, 2017 • 38 min
The Nick’s go live on Facebook and answer questions collected from our listeners.The Nick’s go live on Facebook and answer questions collected from our listeners. The questions and answers in today’s episode may contain spoilers and are not lim
14. B1:C3 - Three Is Company - [LoTR Read Along]
Jan 2, 2017 • 65 min
The Nicks discuss Frodo’s departure from Bag End, dealing with the Sackville-Bagginses, Gaffer Gamgee (a ninja?), Black Riders, High Elves, and walking through the Shire - which should have been the safest part of the journey.
13 B1:C2 - Shadows of the Past - Part 2: Gandalf - [LoTR Read Along]
Dec 26, 2016 • 69 min
The Nicks discuss favorite musical themes from the films, the motions of Gandalf throughout Middle-earth, and the hunting of Gollum.
12. B1:C2 - Shadows of the Past - Part 1: Frodo - [LoTR Read Along]
Dec 18, 2016 • 56 min
The Nicks find out which hobbit they are most like, and discuss Chapter 2 from Frodo’s perspective. I wonder who is more scared, Gandalf who knows better, Frodo who doesn’t understand but is holding the Ring, or Sam who doesn’t understand and is mostly af
11. Book 1:Chapter 1 - A Long-expected Party - [LoTR Read Along]
Dec 9, 2016 • 59 min
The Nicks are ready to go on an adventure, and there’s no better way to start than with a party! But after the food, drink, friends, and fireworks, how is it that such a little thing can cause such big problems? And how does this chapter kick off such an
10. Bonus Episode - Follow Up, Trivia, & Guests - [LIVE]
Dec 5, 2016 • 64 min
The Nick’s meet up on location for a special episode of follow up and trivia. And we bring guests along with us.
0. The Boy Who Lived… In Middle-earth? - Test Episode
Nov 30, 2016 • 91 min
Nick and Nicholas recorded their very first episode, which is conveniently referred to as Episode Zero. This test episode takes us on a journey that will be very rare in the arc of this podcast, being both out of continuity and basically out of context.
9. Allegory and Final Thoughts - Prologue 0.9
Nov 30, 2016 • 27 min
The Nicks talk about Tolkien’s feelings regarding allegory, and our own thoughts about the story. And a little bit about how The Nicks met and bonded over Tolkien.
8. Magic, Maiar, & The Rings of Power - Prologue 0.8
Nov 28, 2016 • 27 min
The Nicks discuss the topics that are most elusive in Middle-earth. Where does the magic come from? Who are the Maiar? And something about a Ring…
7. Snapshot of Middle-earth In The Time of LoTR - Prologue 0.7
Nov 23, 2016 • 12 min
The Nicks take a moment to the stand back and prepare for the beginning of the The Lord of The RIngs. Looking at Middle-earth in a snapshot view, and discussing the state of the world as we enter into the story.
6. Places of Middle-earth - Prologue 0.6
Nov 21, 2016 • 62 min
The Nicks preview some of the different regions and key sites in the narrative of The Lord of The Rings. Follow along with the map in your book, or one of the maps provided in the show notes.
5. Peoples of Middle-earth: Orcs, Trolls, & Wraiths - Prologue 0.5
Nov 12, 2016 • 34 min
The Nicks discuss the baddies of Middle-earth, their origins, their pros, cons, and abilities.
4. People of Middle-earth: Men & Dwarves - Prologue 0.4
Nov 5, 2016 • 41 min
The Nicks discuss Men and their mortality, how different they are in every region, and languages. And also the Dwarves, their creation mistake, the animosity between them and the Elves, and the way each race copes with the evil of the world.
3. Peoples of Middle-earth: Elves & Wizards - Prologue 0.3
Nov 2, 2016 • 39 min
The Nicks discuss the immortal races on Middle-earth. The elves and wizards.
2. Peoples of Middle-earth: Hobbits - Prologue 0.2
Oct 31, 2016 • 32 min
The Nicks discuss Hobbits and ask questions like: “Who are they?”, “Where are they?”, “What are they like?” as part of this prologue preparing the way to read The Lord of the Rings.
1. Concerning Podcasts - Prologue 0.1
Oct 30, 2016 • 12 min
Why a Middle-earth podcast? Why The Green Dragon? Which book should you use to read Lord of The RIngs with us? Where is this going? This and more in this episode.