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Frithcast Episode 10: Paracetamjolnir: Faith and Funnies

May 16th, 2017

Hail and enjoy! 

 

Episode 10

Things we talk about in this episode:

 

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

 

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

 

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

The Tea Break at the Wall of Asgard…

Paracetamjolnir…

We are your bona heathens… (Julian and Sandy: Round the Horne)

Faith should be joyful and life affirming

Humour is subjective

Faith through the lens of humour allows change and growth

Humour is based in a shared understanding of culture

 

‘At least we won’t die a straw death’ - Arrgh where is this from? I know it’s a saga, it’s a small matter of remembering which one...I’m sure I haven’t dreamt it…

 

Vikings are fatalistic.

Kate likes a happy ending

Vikings are utilitarian

In a hole in the ground...

The Viking graffiti at Maeshowe

 

A bit of a neolithic diversion:

Maeshowe and the Viking graffiti - http://www.orkneyjar.com/history/maeshowe/maeshrunes.htm

A laser scan of the tomb: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DX-OBFdUTE

The Neolithic village of Skara Brae https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skara_Brae

The Tomb of the Eagles http://www.tomboftheeagles.co.uk/index.html

 

The two most notable inscriptions: ‘X carved these runes up high’ and ‘Ingeborg is a very fair woman’

 

The Lincoln Comb Case: ‘Thorfast made a good comb’ http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=65237&partId=1

 

Only listen to this after the 9pm watershed...

A parallel with Ibn Rustah’s translator

‘And notice gentlemen, the faster I go...’ - The Far Side, Gary Larsen

Funnies and faith go together

How to find us online

 

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