Who am I? (Plus, Feedback Wanted!)

Congratulations James, for making it a year, and for the recent milestones you’ve achieved. I think you’re doing so well because you’re writing such good stuff. Simple as that. Peeps: check out this post if you haven’t seen it yet. James is preparing to mark his one-year anniversary of blogging and he is soliciting questions to answer in an upcoming post. I sent him mine already; you have time to send him one yourself.

A Tolkienist's Perspective

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In less that a month’s time, A Tolkienist’s Perspective will be celebrating its one year anniversary since starting this blog … crazy I know.

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This is too good to resist.

Diana and Sam should be in the air soon, if they aren’t already. Hopefully, they’ll see this sometime after they land. Congratulations, you two!

I’ve been writing my little heart out for most of the last week, and I don’t have anything for today, but we’ll be up to our usual tricks here this week, possibly with an award nomination or two thrown in. I’m also in charge of the Monster until Friday. Diana has a couple of things loaded for later in the week, but she left me plenty of space to play with over there while she’s gone.

Glad it was this one.

I hadn’t intended to post this afternoon because I wanted the two pieces I published this morning to have the front pages all day. I had no idea when I made that decision that Part Time Monster would be freshly pressed today, so I will make this short. Congratulations, Diana. On Teaching Our Children: White Privilege, Ageism, and Maintaining an Open Dialogue is worthy of the recognition.

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Saturday Morning Memories: The Winners!

True Classics, one of the best sites on the Web for film lovers, has announced the winners of their 4th Anniversary blogging contest. This year’s prizes go to a trio of outstanding bloggers who wrote about The Pink Panther, a Sterling Holloway Disney Classic, and Looney Tunes. Happy Anniversary once again, True Classics, and we wish you many more years of fun and success!

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Before we reveal the trio of winners in our Saturday Morning Memories anniversary contest, we want to extend our thanks once more to all of our readers, but especially to the seven participants in this year’s event. We are so glad each of you took the time to write a piece for us–especially when the caliber of the contributions was so wonderful (and made it very difficult to choose the winners!).

[A quick technical note about the results: Brandie decided to abstain from voting this year, so the winners were chosen solely by Carrie, Nikki, and Sarah through separate, secret ballots.]

Third place, and the winner of a $10 gift card of her choice: Angela from The Hollywood Revue, with her intriguing piece on The Pink Panther cartoon series and its links to silent film appreciation!

“[I]t had never occurred to me that all those Pink Panther cartoons…

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