Category: JRR Tolkien

Cryptocurrency Named After ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Deemed a Trademark Violation

A cryptocurrency named after “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy was successfully blocked by the estate of author J.R.R. Tolkien on Tuesday after judges deemed it a trademark violation. The coin, called “JRR Token,” was set up by Florida-based developer Matthew Jensen and launched in August 2021. An accompanying website, jrrtoken.com, which later became thetokenofpower.com, was…


Landscapes, Legends, and Literature

A sense of place affects us throughout our lives—or at least it should. Think of walking on a sunny warm day, vivid in its optimism, and then seeing someone skulking down an alley—furtive darkness amongst the light. Does a story begin to form in the recesses of your mind? Or were you so engrossed in…