News for Jan. 17, 2001

Syndey Morning Herald

1/17/01, 7:34 pm EST - Calisuri

Ringer Mark sends in a heads up of two stories in today's Syndey Morning Herald (Jan 18th):

Coming Lord of the Clicks - True Hobbit fans, prepare to watch and weep as the commercial juggernaut that will carry tonnes of Lord of the Rings merchandise into stores builds speed online and off... [More]

Teasing Australians into a hobbit habit - When the trailer for the film The Lord of the Rings was released in the United States last Friday, hard-core J.R.R.Tolkien fans queued in the pouring rain for up to 12 hours to see just one minute and 46 seconds of footage... [More]