Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on Twitter if you'd like.
Although the Lord of the Rings trilogy has approximately 3 billion dollars in profit, none of that money has gone to the Tolkien estate; J.R.R. Tolkien sold the movie rights to his literary opus in 1969 for £10,000 (~$16,578.50 USD).