I've commented before about how dangerous it is in the blog-o-sphere to say anything about Tolkien that suggests he was a mere mortal. Whenever I say something that could be interpreted as lacking appropriate zeal, I get hatemail from all over.
OK, punks ... you think you're Tolkien fans? You ain't no Tolkien fan.
THIS is a Tolkien fan.
h/t La Professora Abstraida