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Episode 66 - That’s Really Wyrd

September 15th, 2019

Episode 66 – That’s really Wyrd

Big love and shout out to Lisa Barnett who suggested the topic for this episode

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

 

Sew.. a deer, a female deer – parpahrased from Do, Re, Mi, The Sound of Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RW3nDRmu6k

Beowulf – Seamus Heaney performed by the Holdfast Theatre Company: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqhqSKXahCI

Cork version of Beowulf. The audio first part is here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-1-gNeoCU8P7oAY5FaXd5uXviLrsPJV9/view and there’s more here: https://boyowulf.home.blog/2019/03/20/boyo-wulf-ll-1-19/

The Cowboy Havamal – Prof Jackson Crawford: https://jacksonwcrawford.com/the-cowboy-havamal/

“On the raggedy edge, don’t push me...” Capt. Mal Reynolds. Serenity (2005) https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Serenity_(film)

“Execute episode 66.” paraphrased from The Emperor, Star Wars: Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Rosecarntz and Guilderstern are Dead – Tom Stoppard: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rosencrantz-Guildenstern-Are-Dead-Stoppard/dp/0802126219

The Merchant of Venice: more notably the Diane Duane version in which Shylock is awarded a pound of flesh and decides that the pound he wants is Antonio’s heart...

Bablyon 5 episode: A View from the Gallery (Season 5, episode 4, 1998) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0517621/

Dree your Wyrd: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/dree_one%27s_weird

The Wall and Wildlings – from the books series ‘Song of Ice and Fire’, GRR Martin. https://www.waterstones.com/category/science-fiction-fantasy-horror/fantasy/a-game-of-thrones

Stoicism – short video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yhn1Fe8cT0Q

“They know their doom but not the hour” The Emperor Uriel Septim in Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion: https://en.uesp.net/wiki/Oblivion:Emperor_Uriel_Septim

Galadriel. Lord of the Rings– “the mirror shows that which was, that which is and that which has not yet come to pass.”

The Wanderer – https://anglosaxonpoetry.camden.rutgers.edu/the-wanderer/

Fafnismal – “to go against fate is to row against a fierce wind”

Dante’s Inferno: http://www.worldofdante.org/inferno1.html

Lindsay Ellis (as Loose Canon) discussion of Hades https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmcV90cya1Y

The Norns and the Parkai: https://www.indeuropean.com/religion/gods/fate-goddess

Njal’s Saga – that loom from chapter 156: http://www.orkneyjar.com/tradition/darra.htm

Valkerie in Thor Ragnarok https://marvelcinematicuniverse.fandom.com/wiki/Valkyrie

T-Rex on the Plain! A clumsy way for the GM of a roleplaying game to force the players back onto the storyline. https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Quotes/KillerGameMaster

Star Trek The Next Generation: Cause and Effect (Season 5, episode 18)

Time Loops and Doctor Who: particularly ‘Heaven Sent’ (series 9, episode 11) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heaven_Sent_(Doctor_Who)

Chronology Protection Conjecture- Stephen Hawking: there’s a Scientific American article here: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-chronology-protection/

“The cake is a lie” from the game ‘Portal’ https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/the-cake-is-a-lie

Nihilism - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ajv-RrQs4o

Abnigation – from the Divergent series: https://divergent.fandom.com/wiki/Abnegation

“Fear profits man nothing.” The 13th Warrior (1999) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120657/

A magicians choice, or equivocation https://secrets-explained.com/basic-techniques/magician-s-choice

Fate and free will in Frank Herbert’s Dune: https://www.shmoop.com/dune/fate-free-will-theme.html

Dr Who and Fixed Points in Time:https://doctorwhowatch.com/2014/10/13/fixed-points-time-doctor/

Terminator Timeline(s): https://terminator.fandom.com/wiki/The_Terminator_timeline

Professor KJ Wanner: https://wmich.edu/religion/directory/wanner (mentioned in: https://study.com/academy/lesson/wyrd-in-beowulf.html)

Theodicy: the problem of evil in monoetheism: https://www.thetablet.co.uk/student-zone/philosophy-of-religion/the-problem-of-evil/theodicies

Fate in Greek tragedy – Hamartia: https://www.britannica.com/art/hamartia

Star Trek Voyager: The Year of Hell https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0709014/

The Butterfly Effect: https://interestingengineering.com/what-exactly-is-the-butterfly-effect

Star Trek Deep Space Nine: Trials and Tribble-ations (Based on Original Series ‘The Trouble with Tribbles’) https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Trials_and_Tribble-ations_(episode)

The Pistol Star https://www.constellation-guide.com/pistol-star/

The Great Annihalator (not the biggest black hole in the galaxy for some reason…) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Annihilator

“Why is it that cats have the majority on flaps? Take your cat and your flap, and...” Lenny Henry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXkxXDT1-F8

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Episode 65 - Uruz the Wildercow

September 1st, 2019

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

 

Bos Primigenius, the wild aurochs: https://prehistoric-fauna.com/Bos-primigenius

Hinge and Bracket: http://hingeandbracketofficial.co.uk/AboutHingeAndBracket.html

Terminus: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terminus

De Bello Gallico: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commentarii_de_Bello_Gallico

Terrordog – from Ghostbusters https://ghostbusters.fandom.com/wiki/Terror_dogs_(Type_of_Creatures)

Bull and Bear Markets https://www.investopedia.com/insights/digging-deeper-bull-and-bear-markets/

Horns in Sutton Hoo: https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/drinking-horns-from-the-ship-burial-at-sutton-hoo/twFuvoV610_wMQ

Gendel – from Beowulf: https://www.britannica.com/topic/Grendel

The rune poems – three with their english translations: https://www.ragweedforge.com/poems.html

Kennings: https://www.theschoolrun.com/what-is-a-kenning

Christian Laboutin shoes: http://eu.christianlouboutin.com/uk_en/

Terry Pratchett – metal high heels for lady dwarves: see especially Cheery Littlebotton to Cherry Littlebottom.

Thelwell Pony: http://www.thelwell.org.uk/

Fizzgig – from the Dark Crystal https://darkcrystal.fandom.com/wiki/Fizzgig

“Grey is the usual colour, majesty...” Blackadder Season II episode: ‘Head’ 1986 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0526718/characters/nm0000410

“What’s an elephant?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smN4_9PwZOw

“There will be no capes” Edna Mole from the Incredibles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M68ndaZSKa8

Just William books https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/just-william-100-year-anniversary-richmal-crompton-children-books-a8777626.html

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