Kazakhstan Tolkeinistas
January 20, 2002 3:57 PM   Subscribe

Kazakhstan Tolkeinistas viewed as subversives by the local authorities. A Elbereth Gilthoniel! WTF, penna miriel?!
posted by MrBaliHai (3 comments total)
Compare and contrast with the Italian fascists who feel a great connection to tolkein.
posted by malphigian at 4:36 PM on January 20, 2002

"Celtic crosses aloft, the movement ran the first Hobbit Camp, a cross between boy scout jamboree and a paramilitary camp."

"Hobbit" and "paramilitary camp" seem rather oxymoronic, don't they?
posted by readymade at 5:20 PM on January 20, 2002

Holy crap! There are Tolkien geeks in freakin' Kazakhstan?!

People! This is why globalization must be stopped! How can we allow this to continue? What next? Star Trek conventions in Tibet?
posted by whatnotever at 6:50 PM on January 20, 2002

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