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Episode 36 - Thor’s Journey to Utgard part I

June 15th, 2018

Episode 36 – Thor’s Journey to Utgard part 1

 

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

 

Prime Numbers - https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/pre-algebra-factors-multiples/pre-algebra-prime-numbers/v/prime-numbers

“George, don’t do that.” from the wonderful Joyce Grenfell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXhHFgDRNBQ

“Stand back! I’m making toast!” The epic toast making scene from Invader Zim - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ntiphuey8g

The Odd Couple (1968) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Odd_Couple_(film)

Stadler and Waldorf – from The Muppets – the two elderly gentlemen known for their cantankerous opinions. If you want to see them in action, head here for a compilation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6I_dKUYyI4

“We could do ‘get help!’” from Thor Ragnarok (2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpZakOJlRoY

Thors Journey to Utgard – other versions that you can have an explore around:

http://thenorsegods.com/thors-journey-to-utgard/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6XeP9gQPmg

https://norse-mythology.org/tale-utgarda-loki/

Tolkien’s Middle Earth http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Middle-earth

Titus Andronicus - https://www.ucl.ac.uk/moveable-type/pdfs/2009-10/ArticleGregg-TitusAndronicus.pdf

“Meow Meow” What Darcy, Jane Fosters sister called Mjolnir in Thor (2011), and Thor: The Dark World (2013)

“Did you have PPI missold?” https://www.which.co.uk/consumer-rights/advice/i-think-ive-been-mis-sold-ppi-what-should-i-do

“The first rule of Goat Club...” paraphrased from Fight Club (1999)

Forty days and forty nights – a biblical metaphor for a long time.

“Frodo leaves the shire, arrives at Mordor, drops the ring in – job done.” - The short, short version of JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings.

Peter Dinklages dwarf-giant in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) (spoilers in the link) http://www.digitalspy.com/movies/the-avengers/feature/a855259/avengers-infinity-war-peter-dinklage-eitri/

Seven League Boots – see also Ten League Boots – common in fairy tales, such as this one originally written in french: http://www.tenleagueboots.com/company/little-thumb/index.html

Langoliers – TV mini series 1995 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112040/

Gordian Knot - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordian_Knot

“Everything’s fine, la, la, la, just getting a bucket.” Calvin and Hobbes comic strip 12th August 1988.

 

 

Thing One and Thing Two – Dr Seuss, The Cat in the Hat: http://seuss.wikia.com/wiki/Thing_One_and_Thing_Two

 

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