If by some strange coincidence you haven't already received an e-card or been alerted by some well-wishing passerby, let us be the first to tell you that today is Hobbit Day. Hobbit Day is part of Tolkien Week, which honors J.R.R. Tolkien and his "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

But not everybody is celebrating. Women, for instance, have traditionally been less than enthusiastic about the esteemed book and film series. But why? We asked Asylum's token girl to watch the first film to find out.