Stories I’m Too Lazy To Write About [12-16-12]

Bilbo nakedThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Video Game Journey breaks three-day opening records. (Celebuzz)

Sean Penn calls Robin Wright and Madonna’s love fraudulent. (ohmyGAHH!)

Does anyone remember the Ali and Lindsay Lohan Christmas song from 2006? (Evil Beet)

Kelly Clarkson‘s ring from “greatest man ever” Brandon Blackstock is big and yellow. (ONTD!)

The first celebrity to complain about the Nirvana reunion is… (Spinner)

Shenae Grimes (who will always be Darcy Edwards to me) is also engaged. (E! Online)

Everyone’s favorite everything Jennifer Lawrence hosting SNL Jan. 19. (Entertainment Weekly)

This Is What Gollum Should Look Like…

When envisioning J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, some people use images in their heads concocted from reading sessions while others think of Peter Jackson’s films or the late 70’s cartoons by Topcraft (precursor to Studio Ghibli).

Others could imagine something like this. Limited edition Lord Of The Rings illustrations of Gollum, Bilbo Baggins, Nazgûl, orcs, Éowyn, Gandalf, and dwarves by legendary fantasy/sci-fi artist Frank Frazetta.

Frazetta, known for Conan The Barbarian paintings (one sold in 2009 for $1 million), Molly Hatchet album covers, and various comic book work, published these drawings in 1975 to a mere 1,000 lucky people.

Take note, Peter Jackson. This is what Gollum is supposed to be, twisted and terrifying and a little sad. It’s nothing that easily translates to film. No offense to Andy Serkis.  Continue reading “This Is What Gollum Should Look Like…”