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Episode 60 -Mighty Things - Toys and Trinkets of the Gods

June 15th, 2019

Episode 60 – Mighty Toys and Trinkets of the Gods


Things we talk about in this episode:


Opening Music:

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



Closing Music:

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



Background fire ambience by inchadney from


A Duet for Two Cats. Here sung by proper sopranos , and here by some choirboys:




Locking a trophy up in an office and someone has to steal it – reference to the Halloween episodes of Brooklyn 99

Wild Wild West – (1999)

AT-AT – Imperial Walker from Star Wars:

Mjolnir – Thor’s Hammer

“Over the top lads, an intae ‘em!” Billy Connolly. Scottish Stand up comic:

Steve Rogers/ Captain America – Marvel Universe

Mr Rogers. Mr Rogers Neighbourhood:

Vision – Marvel Universe

Thor’s belt and gauntlets give him giant-strength:

Miu- Miu – the name Darcy gives the Mjolnir in Thor: Dark World (2013)

Gungir – Odin’s Spear


“The Grey Pilgrim” Another name for Gandalf the Grey, The Two Towers (2002):
Draupnir – Odin’s ring:

Ketil – Norse for cauldron

“Arms like noodles” Invader Zim

Danger Noodles – snake in Doggo Lingo *boopsnek*

Freya’s necklace Brisingamen:

The Weirdstone of the Brisingamen book by Alan Garner

Skidbladnir- Frey’s collapsible/ folding ship

Imperial Clipper – Elite Dangerous:

Hofuth – Heimdall’s sword:

Gjallarhorn – Heimdall’s blowing horn, which will sound to signal the Ragnarok:

Damage-Twigg – The Tricksters sword/staff (Laevateinn/ Haevatein)

Death Star – Built by the Imperial forces in Star Wars to end the Rebel forces:

Frigga and Freya have a falcon cloak/ falcon coat

Sif’s gold hair

Svalinn – the shield that protects the earth from the full power of the sun. Referenced in the Grimnismal:

Odin’s High Seat

The Iron Throne – a throne made from swords in A Song of Ice and Fire, book series by GRR Martin.

Frey’s sword:

“Tutilary dentistry” Mr Croup and Mr Vandemar:

Forseti’s axe – from a Frisian story

“Well, that could have gone better” misremembered from the opening lines of Mal Reynolds, Firefly episode 11 “Trash”

“Absolute Unit” the absolute unit sheep meme, which started with a tweet from the Museum of Rural Life:


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