Things I’ve learned today: 3/27

Books, Movies, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Television

Romulan Ale at ThinkGeekMaurice Sendak almost illustrated the 30th anniversary edition of The Hobbit, but blew it because he didn’t know the difference between a hobbit and an elf (Tony DiTerlizzi, for LA Times’ Hero Complex)

Steve Sansweet — the Star Wars fan who became a Lucasfilm insider — says farewell to a collector’s dream job. (TheForce.Net)

A&E’s modern-day Western Longmire is becoming a refuge of sorts for sci-fi veterans, including Stargate Universe’s Lou Diamond Philips, Smallville’s Cassidy Freeman and Battlestar Galactica’s Katee Sackhoff. (GateWorld)

There’s an energy drink called Romulan Ale (ThinkGeek)

Amy Adams will play Lois Lane in Zack Snyder’s Superman. (Hero Complex)

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