The Queen, The Shire, And Amazon’s Absurd Attempt To Commodify Tolkien

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On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Federalist Senior Editor John Daniel Davidson joins Federalist Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss the context J.R.R. Tolkien’s writing provides for the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and explain what Amazon’s new “Rings of Power” adaptation gets wrong about Tolkien’s work. 

Read Davidson’s article “Three Big Ways Amazon’s ‘Rings of Power’ Butchers Tolkien’s Lore” here:

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