Tolkien Google Doodle?

By Nathan Weinberg

Google Onering

Some J. R. R. Tolkien fans are petitioning Google to do a Doodle logo for his birthday, January 3. Obviously, there’d be the worry of the logo getting Miro’d, but considering that Google would have seven months to work something out, and that whoever owns the rights to The Lord of the Rings doesn’t seem to shy away from any sorts of promotional material, I think it could be doable. Dennis?

The logo above is from the petition site, by one of the supporters, Beren.
(via Digg)

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May 5, 2006 by Nathan Weinberg in:
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4 Responses to “Tolkien Google Doodle?”

  1. Thom Says:

    One Site to Search Them All.

  2. » Google Mordor » InsideGoogle » part of the Blog News Channel Says:

    […] Strange. Just a few days after I post about the Lord of the Rings fans who want a Google Doodle to honor LOTR writer J. R. R. Tolkien, we find Google Mordor, a total conversion of the Google search engine. I’m not even sure how this would work, but the creator explains that it was a fully functional clone of Google, that let you search Google Web and Image search, retrieves the results from Google and reformats them with a very different page design. […]

  3. » Should The March Of Dimes Get A Doodle? » InsideGoogle » part of the Blog News Channel Says:

    […] November 14 is Prematurity Awareness Day, and the March of Dimes would like Google to highlight this fact with a Google Doodle. Considering the last petition for a Doodle I wrote about was regarding J. R. R. Tolkien’s birthday, and the MoD’s mission is “to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality”, methinks they have a better shot. Right now, their petition has 67,923 signatures. […]

  4. Anklefacetwerp » Late breaking news Says:

    […] Considering the last petition for a Doodle I wrote about was regarding J. R. R. Tolkien’s birthday, and the MoD’s mission is “to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality”, methinks they have a better shot. Right now, their petition has 67,923 signatures. […]

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