Andy Seiler writes: Behold! The king shall not return until Dec. 17, yet already the Fans of the Rings are making their preparations. “The level of excitement has reached fever pitch,” says George Beahm, author of The Essential JRR Tolkien Sourcebook. “If there was any doubt, look at what happened when tickets were offered online for ‘Trilogy Tuesday’ — a showing of all three films back-to-back. Computer servers around the world crashed as the surge of fans attempted to order online, creating chaos.” [More]