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The Prancing Pony Podcast

By Alan Sisto and Shawn E. Marchese

Exploring the life and work of J. R. R. Tolkien. Hosts Alan Sisto and Shawn E. Marchese welcome readers of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and the other works in the Middle-earth legendarium to tune in as they discuss favorite passages from the books and films that started the worldwide fantasy phenomenon.

  1. 1.
    087 - No Shrubberies: The Hobbit Retrospective17 June 2018
    1:46:00
  2. 2.
    086 - Not Quite Dead10 June 2018
    1:42:59
  3. 3.
    085 - Bilbo "Two Chests" Baggins3 June 2018
    1:33:45
  4. 4.
    084 - The Violence Inherent in the System27 May 2018
    1:44:33
  5. 5.
    083 - Oh Yes, Ees Very Nice-uh20 May 2018
    1:25:09
  6. 6.
    082 - What is the Airspeed Velocity of a Decrepit Old Raven?13 May 2018
    1:32:12
  7. 7.
    081 - Always Look on the Bright Side of Life6 May 2018
    1:38:01
  8. 8.
    080 - And There Was Much Rejoicing29 April 2018
    1:36:21
  1. 9.
    079 - Smaug Gets Quite Irate22 April 2018
    1:33:58
  2. 10.
    078 - Every Worm is Sacred15 April 2018
    1:44:25
  3. 11.
    077 - Questions After Nightfall II8 April 2018
    1:27:40
  4. 12.
    076 - The Ministry of Silly Locks1 April 2018
    1:30:58
  5. 13.
    075 - Tolkien Reading Day Special 201825 March 2018
    1:48:58
  6. 14.
    074 - A Mandate From the Masses18 March 2018
    1:43:53
  7. 15.
    073 - Some Farcical Aquatic Ceremony11 March 2018
    1:39:44
  8. 16.
    072 - King Name-Not-Appearing-In-This-Book4 March 2018
    1:32:52
  9. 17.
    071 - Fortress Around Your Hoard25 February 2018
    1:34:17
  10. 18.
    070 - If You Love Somebody, Cut Them Free18 February 2018
    1:39:15
  11. 19.
    069 - Be Still My Fleeting Hart11 February 2018
    1:28:17
  12. 20.
    068 - Exit, Pursued by a Bear4 February 2018
    1:32:56
  13. 21.
    067 - Forget About Your Worries and Your Strife28 January 2018
    1:49:57
  14. 22.
    066 - A Slaying Song Tonight: An Interview with Michael Drout21 January 2018
    1:27:26
  15. 23.
    065 - Lobbest Thou Thy Holy Pine Grenade14 January 2018
    1:36:19
  16. 24.
    064 - And Now, the Larch7 January 2018
    1:29:11
  17. 25.
    A PPP Holiday Special Event - The Father Christmas Letters24 December 2017
    1:26:28
  18. 26.
    063 - How Not to Be Seen17 December 2017
    1:38:53
  19. 27.
    062 - Ere the Other Side He See10 December 2017
    1:36:25
  20. 28.
    061 - Answer Me These Questions Five...3 December 2017
    1:29:48
  21. 29.
    060 - Questions After Nightfall I19 November 2017
    1:31:57
  22. 30.
    059 - Run Away!12 November 2017
    1:23:09
  23. 31.
    058 - There Lies a Cave5 November 2017
    1:23:32
  24. 32.
    057 - 'Tis a Silly Place29 October 2017
    1:21:25
  25. 33.
    056 - He’s a Burglar and He’s OK22 October 2017
    1:32:42
  26. 34.
    055 - Pining for the Hoards15 October 2017
    1:30:37
  27. 35.
    054 - Nobody Expects the Dwarvish Inquisition8 October 2017
    1:44:21
  28. 36.
    053 - A Hole New World24 September 2017
    1:44:18
  29. 37.
    052 - Exploring The Hobbit and More: An Interview with Corey Olsen21 September 2017
    2:00:19
  30. 38.
    051 - Why Does It Hurt So Much?: The Hobbit Film Trilogy10 September 2017
    1:58:21
  31. 39.
    050 - You Have Kept Your Honor: The Lord of the Rings Film Trilogy27 August 2017
    1:55:24
  32. 40.
    049 - The First Age Strikes Back: The Silmarillion Retrospective13 August 2017
    1:49:15
  33. 41.
    048 - People Are People30 July 2017
    2:07:34
  34. 42.
    047 - Never Let Me Down Again16 July 2017
    2:04:48
  35. 43.
    046 - Master and Servant2 July 2017
    2:29:30
  36. 44.
    045 - Just Can’t Get Enough18 June 2017
    2:37:31
  37. 45.
    044 - The Threshold of Middle-earth: An Interview with John Garth11 June 2017
    58:07
  38. 46.
    043 - The Final Frontier4 June 2017
    2:26:09
  39. 47.
    042 - Resistance is Futile28 May 2017
    1:34:04
  40. 48.
    041 - Make It So21 May 2017
    2:25:18
  41. 49.
    040 - He's Dead, Gem7 May 2017
    1:54:01
  42. 50.
    039 - Exit the Warrior23 April 2017
    2:58:07
  43. 51.
    038 - I Will Choose Free Will9 April 2017
    1:48:37
  44. 52.
    037 - No Man's Land: An Interview with Simon Tolkien2 April 2017
    1:16:41
  45. 53.
    036 - Fly By Night, Away From Here26 March 2017
    2:06:37
  46. 54.
    035 - Tolkien Reading Day Special 201725 March 2017
    1:58:42
  47. 55.
    034 - Let It All Out12 March 2017
    1:51:14
  48. 56.
    033 - The Princess Bride26 February 2017
    2:10:21
  49. 57.
    032 - Lady and the Tramp12 February 2017
    1:59:13
  50. 58.
    031 - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner29 January 2017
    1:53:31
  51. 59.
    030 - Another One Bites the Dust15 January 2017
    2:08:51
  52. 60.
    029 - Tolkien's 125th Birthday Special3 January 2017
    44:35
  53. 61.
    028 - Father of the Century: a PPP Christmas Special23 December 2016
    1:41:53
  54. 62.
    027 - Go West, Young Edain18 December 2016
    1:59:59
  55. 63.
    026 - You're The One That I Want4 December 2016
    1:53:01
  56. 64.
    025 - Watch Your Language20 November 2016
    1:38:43
  57. 65.
    024 - Territories6 November 2016
    1:51:11
  58. 66.
    023 - Distant Early Warning23 October 2016
    1:39:57
  59. 67.
    022 - Subdivisions9 October 2016
    1:42:40
  60. 68.
    021 - New World, Man25 September 2016
    1:39:50
  61. 69.
    020 - Tolkien's Secret Vice: An Interview with Dimitra Fimi and Andrew Higgins18 September 2016
    1:01:07
  62. 70.
    019 - How to Get the Celestial Body You Want11 September 2016
    1:39:55
  63. 71.
    018 - Menegroth: Love It or List It28 August 2016
    1:55:50
  64. 72.
    017 - ...Don't You Come Back14 August 2016
    1:40:20
  65. 73.
    016 - Hit the Road, Jack...31 July 2016
    1:57:12
  66. 74.
    015 - Along Came a Spider17 July 2016
    1:35:04
  67. 75.
    014 - Trouble in Paradise1 July 2016
    1:42:02
  68. 76.
    013 - The Blame Game18 June 2016
    1:47:55
  69. 77.
    012 - All in the Family5 June 2016
    1:49:50
  70. 78.
    011 - Elves and All! Hooray!22 May 2016
    1:28:50
  71. 79.
    010 - It Is A Gift7 May 2016
    1:35:56
  72. 80.
    009 - The Odd Couple24 April 2016
    1:19:31
  73. 81.
    008 - And So It Begins10 April 2016
    1:25:19
  74. 82.
    007 - The Powers of Arda27 March 2016
    1:33:15
  75. 83.
    006 - Tolkien Reading Day Special 201625 March 2016
    1:23:43
  76. 84.
    005 - The Music of the Ainur13 March 2016
    1:30:16
  77. 85.
    004 - The Great War10 March 2016
    17:39
  78. 86.
    003 - The Origins of Quenya and Sindarin6 March 2016
    28:33
  79. 87.
    002 - The Myth-lover28 February 2016
    1:10:22
  80. 88.
    001 - In Defense of Fantasy22 February 2016
    1:26:00

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