Mental Floss

One Does Not Simply Unicycle into Mordor

Chris Higgins

For your daily dose of geekiness, I bring you The Unipiper (yes, a unicycling bagpiper), practicing his unique brand of performance art in anticipation of the upcoming movie adaptation of The Hobbit. Behold:

I have actually met the mysterious Unipiper (Portland is like the Shire, in that we're all friendly weirdos, and of course we live in mossy underground burrows). So I asked him to clarify exactly which tunes he's piping here. "The first part is from 'Concerning Hobbits' followed by the 'Fellowship Theme,'" he wrote. You're welcome.