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A parody of ‘The Hobbit’ and banking?

April 20, 2012 at 7:02 pm by MrCere  - 

Is banking funny? Using the bank collapse of Washington Mutual in 2008 is something of an epic banking story and a laid off trainer has produced a parody that folds in both “The Hobbit,” written by J.R.R. Tolkien and the state of banks. Reuters produced the following story:

Since T.S. Eliot’s brief career at Lloyds Bank of London, the connections between banking and literature have remained tenuous at best – especially when you narrow the focus to the genre of “banking-related fantasy novel parodies.”

But that did not stop Paul Erickson, a laid-off trainer of tellers and personal bankers for Washington Mutual, from taking an inspired crack at hilarity with “The Wobbit: A Parody.”

Read the rest right here.

Posted in Hobbit Book, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit on April 20, 2012 by
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One response to “A parody of ‘The Hobbit’ and banking?”

  1. Thewobbitaparody says:

    My thanks to everyone at for your early encouragement!

    -Paul Erickson

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