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The Movies Are Wrong About Lava

It happens all the time in the movies: someone sinks into a pool of lava and burns to death. Would a real-life incident turn out like that? Only sort of …because it would certainly burn. Erik Klemetti explains what the movies get wrong. However, the death of Gollum at the end of Return of the King [...]

Gollum Wedding Cake

The modern bride wants one thing out of her wedding: Gollum, Gollum, and more Gollum! Really, you can’t overdo it. At a minimum, hire a guy to dress up like Gollum and serve as your ringbearer. For an upscale wedding, you need a Gollum cake, like this one by Crazy Cakes in Austin. Link -via blastr [...]

Gollum Sings "I Will Survive"

(Video Link) Here’s Adam Savage singing “I Will Survive” in Gollum’s voice while Neil Gaiman tries not to laugh. That is all. Link

The Ring Bearer

Adam Koford (Apelad) mixed Lord of the Rings with The Green Lantern in a way that just makes sense: Gollum finds the Power Ring that’s supposed to go to Hal Jordan (who became the Green Lantern). And it’s available on a t-shirt, at least for today. Link