Michael Marano writes: I’ve been waiting thirty years for this. Now that it’s here, I almost don’t know what to do or feel. But yeah, it’s been three decades since I first picked up Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Thirty years since I first tranced into those maps of Middle-earth, utterly convinced that Professor Tolkien had found a secret cache of manuscripts and was letting me in on some hidden history of the world. [More]