Sure, we all know that The Lord of the Rings changed the face of literature forever. We all know that Tolkien’s influence can be found in almost every fantasy novel written after 1954, but the professor’s work is a tricksy little hobbit and creeps into the most unlikely of places.
io9.com has compiled a list of ten surprising places where the professor’s words have left their mark. From rock n’ roll to modern art, the professor’s words have an impact in the most unlikely of places. Here’s the link where you can find the list of io9’s The 10 Most Unlikely Things That Were Influenced by J.R.R. Tolkien. You might be surprised by what you find.