Luke Baugher -- Tulkas and 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,' -- A possible connection between the word tulkes in Gawain and Tulkas, the Vala, persuasively argued. See also my follow-up here.
Simon Cook -- War of the Ghosts -- On the interesting and important question of reading Tolkien in the intellectual context of his day.
Joe Hoffman -- The Saga of Wigend's Chicken Run -- Words cannot describe the artistry on display here.
Jeremiah Burns -- Haldir the Troll (FR 2.vi.348-49) -- Tolkien makes another joke.