When the first Conference on Middle-Earth convened, in 1969, The Lord of the Rings was a series of fantasy books written by a British professor and embraced by hippies. Two years later, at the second conference, things were much the same except that the hippies were doing harder drugs.
Then a decade went by.
forecast: high chance of coolness all week in the MIT area, with a lull
Wednesday and Thursday to get ready for an action-packed weekend of
goth nights, video games, and movie screenings. Be sure to get tickets to PAX East soon -- time is running out fast. Also, if you've ever heard of a little thing called Lord of the Rings, the Conference On Middle-Earth is revived and happening March 26.
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