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When Sherlock Meets Smaug

After Benedict Cumberbatch was announced as the actor behind Smaug in The Hobbit, it was only a matter of time before people started creating art combining his two most famous characters. io9 has a great collection of such creations, including this piece by DeviantArt user Ocean-Crystal. Link

10 Cool Trivia Facts About The Hobbit

We already presented you with some fun trivia about the book-version of The Hobbit, but if you’re interested in learning more about the behind the scenes actions involved with making the film version, io9 has you covered with all kinds of neat facts. For example: Smaug Stole All Of New Zealand’s Gold (Paint) The greedy dragon’s [...]

The Forbes Fictional 15

Forbes has announced its annual ranking of the world’s richest fictional characters.  They say the collective fortunes of those ranked at the top have surged tremendously over the past year. On top of the list is the ancient red-golden dragon Smaug, known by hobbits and dwarves across Middle Earth as “Smaug the Tremendous” and “Smaug the [...]