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Episode 50 - The Rune Poems

January 15th, 2019

Episode 50 – The Rune Poems

 

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

 

 

Romulan Cloaking Device: http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Cloaking_device

“Good Game, Good Game!” Catchphrase of Bruce Forsyth https://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/thinking-man/good-game-good-game-bruce-forsyth-revolutionised-saturday-night/

Astonishing Legends Podcast https://www.astonishinglegends.com/

Marshmallows and S’mores https://whatscookingamerica.net/Cookie/Smores/Smores.htm Suzanne knows a variation on this which is a toasted marshmallow squashed between two rich tea biscuits.

Bovine Bank Accounts – Frithcast Episode 28

Maeshowe http://www.orkneyjar.com/history/maeshowe/maeshrunes.htm

Thames Scramsax: https://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=86215&partId=1 you can see a modern replica here: https://www.medieval-arms.co.uk/detail/id/1698/name/beagnoth-sax-sword-thames-scramasax-

Lincoln Comb Case https://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?assetId=274572001&objectId=65237&partId=1

Pictograms https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pictogram

“That’s just peanuts to space” from The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy http://hitchhikersguidequotes.tumblr.com/post/13945214509/space-is-big-really-big-you-just-wont-believe

Mnemonics https://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-of-mnemonics.html

The NATO phonetic alphabet https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_150391.htm

Star Classifications – Oh! Be a fine girl kiss me http://www.star.ucl.ac.uk/~pac/obafgkmrns.html

Bruce Dickins: Runic and Heroic Poems free PDF: http://www.arild-hauge.com/PDF/Runic%20and%20heroic%20poems%20of%20the%20old%20Teutonic%20peoples.pdf

(not this Bruce Dickinson: https://noisey.vice.com/en_ca/article/8x5byp/bruce-dickinson-has-no-time-for-bullshit )

“We shall call him Zatarra” – The Count of Monte Cristo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wi9bEzpYQF4

“Sapristy Yako!” Running joke from Moriarty in The Goon Show https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Goon_Show_running_jokes

“Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to die.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY4cnMmo9qw (3 scenes from the film, The Princess Bride, 1988)

Netflix’s Bandersnatch (potential spoilers ahead): https://www.thewrap.com/black-mirror-bandersnatch-netflix-endings-references-charlie-brooker-embarrassed/

Lord of the Rings Trilogy extended cut: http://lotr.wikia.com/wiki/The_Lord_of_the_Rings_Extended_Edition

Anglo Saxon riddles: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/sll/disciplines/english/beowulf/riddle.htm

Kennings – compound metaphors: http://www.bl.uk/learning/langlit/changlang/activities/lang/anglosaxon/anglosax.html

Star Trek Next Generation episode: Darmok http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Darmok_(episode)

Aleph – first letter of the Hebrew alphabet: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aleph

Dotted runes: https://www.britannica.com/topic/runic-alphabet

The fourth rune poem (list): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abecedarium_Nordmannicum

‘30 days hath September’: https://interestingliterature.com/2018/09/11/a-short-analysis-of-the-thirty-days-hath-september-rhyme/

William McGonogall, hailed as the writer of the worst poetry available in the English language: http://www.mcgonagall-online.org.uk/ :

That one author that significantly changes the order of the runes (and has 25 runes): https://www.amazon.com/Book-Runes-25th-Anniversary-Bestselling/dp/0312536763

Russian Cyrillic script: http://www.russianforeveryone.com/RufeA/Lessons/Introduction/Alphabet/Alphabet.htm

Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/42916/jabberwocky

The Quangle Wangle’s Hat by Edward Lear - http://www.poetrybyheart.org.uk/poems/the-quangle-wangles-hat/

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Episode 49 - The Seeress in the Saga

January 1st, 2019

Episode 49 – The Seeress in the Saga

 

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

 

“Don’t run, we are your friends.” - from Mars Attacks! (1996) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Attacks!

Lagertha – from the TV series Vikings: http://vikings.wikia.com/wiki/Lagertha

Dallas – TV series (1978 – 1991) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077000/

Dynasty – TV series (1981 – 1989) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynasty_(1981_TV_series)

Eastenders – TV series (1985 onwards) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088512/

Harald Bluetooth, King of Denmark - https://www.britannica.com/biography/Harald-I-king-of-Denmark

Blue and red contact points for a car battery: you can see the red and blue markers on these pictures: https://www.wikihow.com/Clean-Battery-Terminals

Thing – an annual meeting or gathering: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thing_(assembly)

The Saga of Erik the Red – (Chapter 4 has the visit of Thorbjorg the seeress). http://sagadb.org/eiriks_saga_rauda.en

The fox, chicken and bag of grain: a logic puzzle/ brainteaser https://riddlesbrainteasers.com/fox-chicken-sack-grain/

Itinerant fixers: Supernatural(https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0460681/), Michael Knight (http://knight-rider.wikia.com/wiki/Michael_Knight) , The Littlest Hobo https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078644/ , David Banner (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Incredible_Hulk_(1978_TV_series)

 

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