Sunday, June 20, 2010

Tolkien Reference on THE DAILY SHOW

So, thanks to Janice for pointing out to me the Tolkien reference at the end of John Stewart's opening monologue for the Tuesday June 15th edition of 'The Daily Show'. The relevant passage comes about eight and a half minutes into the piece, just before the first commercial break:

Leaving the politics of the piece aside (since the internet is a lousy place to debate morality and politics), I think this is another good example of Tolkien's ubiquity in our culture.

--John R.

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