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Stephen Colbert and Elijah Wood cross swords

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Nov 17 2011, 1:19am

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Stephen Colbert and Elijah Wood cross swords Can't Post

Stephen Colbert is an unabashed popular-culture geek and frequently drops his Middle-earth knowledge and displays various swords, rings and LOTR stuff on his show The Colbert Report. So when he had Elijah Wood on to chat about Happy Feet 2 he "unexpectedly" dropped into a conversation about the currently filming Hobbit movies and made it clear that he has visited the set and been privy to secrets and then "duels" with Wood. Is he steeped enough in Tolkien pop-culture to someday drop a TORn reference? In the meantime, enjoy the clip! Thanks to spy Esme, the first of many to drop that little gem to us at Spymaster@theonering.net.

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Nov 17 2011, 7:06am

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The working link inside [In reply to] Can't Post

This works, click it.

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Nov 17 2011, 7:13am

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More like "cross stings!"// [In reply to] Can't Post


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Nov 17 2011, 8:09am

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It's kinda cool [In reply to] Can't Post

... to see Colbert geeking out. Did you see him gushing as the camera pulled back at the end of the interview?


Nov 17 2011, 11:48am

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Has anyone ever invited this man to come here to play? [In reply to] Can't Post

*races off to extend lembas leaf*


I really need these new films to take me back to, and not re-introduce me to, that magical world.

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The Shire

Nov 17 2011, 12:29pm

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"They knew how to make these back in Gondolin" [In reply to] Can't Post

Hahah! Wink


Nov 17 2011, 2:15pm

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That would be too cool!// [In reply to] Can't Post


Lily Fairbairn

Nov 17 2011, 3:05pm

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Maybe he's here, using his ring of power to stay invisible! // [In reply to] Can't Post


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Do we walk in legends or on the green earth in the daylight?

A man may do both. For not we but those who come after will make the legends of our time. The green earth, say you? That is a mighty matter of legend, though you tread it under the light of day!


Nov 18 2011, 4:36pm

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haha [In reply to] Can't Post

Thanks foe sharing this :)
This was the most fun interview that I saw with Elijah till now (about the Hobbit)

There is always hope

Tol Eressea

Nov 22 2011, 2:31am

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This was a first [In reply to] Can't Post

I watch Colbert regularly and this is probably the first time I've seen him come so close to breaking character.
He's interviewed writers, scientists, philosophers, political figures, etc.and he always sticks to his persona, but with Elijah, Colbert was almost like a kidSmile


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