Saturday, October 06, 2012

Banned Books Week: Lord of the Rings burned, no really, BURNED!

Lord of the Rings by J R R Tolkien
Burned in Alamagordo, N.Mex. [2001] outside Christ Community Church along with other Tolkien novels as satanic.

And there you have it, a classic burned in the twenty-first century and because of shuttered stupidity no less.  How embarassing is that?!?

Stepping off my platform for another year doesn't mean the subject is forgotten ... I don't ever forget there are people out there trying to tell others what they and their children can and can't read.

To end on a lighter note, I've seen the trailer for The Hobbit film and it looks wonderful ... go see it December 14.

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