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    MOVIES! TRAILERS!

    >My new video "A HARD DAY'S KNIGHT," in which I don chain mail to find glory, donuts and spare change for my quest. BIGGER SCREEN ON YOU TUBE

    CLASSIC BOOK trailer! [bigger screen on YouTube]

    more videos here

    >Watch "A Hard Day's Knight" -- Ethan dons his chain mail in search of members for his quest. And spare change.

     

    >We are geeks. We are rolling dice. We are playing D&D. Yes, it's 1981 and this is a Super 8 film I shot of my old D&D gang. Enjoy! and read my wired.com post on it here.

     

    >Watch the author introduce Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks --- full of action-packed scenes of geekery!

     

    >Watch Ethan looking for Elves in Rivendell (in New Zealand, actually)

     

    >A visit to Hobbiton (Matamata, New Zealand) with Ethan Gilsdorf

    >In search of Weta Workshop, Weta Cave & Wellywood, with Ethan Gilsdorf: Ethan travels to Wellington, New Zealand, and visits "Wellywood," Weta Workshop, the Weta Cave, and tries to stalk Peter Jackson and sneak onto the studios. 

    >Watch these two freaks and geeks celebrate the paperback release of Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks!

     


    >"If you want him, come and claim him!": A Lord of the Rings mash-up, shot on location at the Ford of Bruinen location, Arrow River, Arrowtown, South Island, New Zealand

     

    >Ethan showing us his old D&D gear: A tour of his "blue cooler," the box where all his old D&D gear was stored for 25 years until one day he found it ... and wrote this book

     

    Learning to sword fightLearning to sword fight! ha!

     

    >Podcast of Gilsdorf's MIT lecture: a podcast of my lecture (Sept 17, 2009), at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Comparative Media Studies Program Colloquium & Communication Forum Lecture Series 

     

    >Audio recording: Four Stories: Ethan Reading in Sept 2008 at Four Stories, Cambridge, the chapter on the Georgia LARP (live-action role-playing game) that would become part of Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks

     

     

    >Reading at Nashua, NH's Studio 99 open mike (the first week of my book tour in 2009!) (part 1)

     

     

    >part 2

     

    >Another promo video: Listen to Ethan talk about his book in this sort-of summary of Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks (totally ad-libbed)

     

     

    >Reading a teaser from Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks at Sunday Salon, a bar in the East Village, Feb 2010, NYC

     

    >Acting: Ethan in "Six Hours of Less" (an entry in the 2011 Boston 48 Hour Film Project) or see it on Vimeo

     

     

    >Acting: Ethan in "Q is for Quality" (an entry in the 2008 Boston 48 Hour Film Project) or see it on Vimeo

     


     

    > more videos here on my YouTube page

     

     

    Fantasy Freaks and Gaming GeeksTeaser trailer!

    Watch the FF&GG teaser trailer here: