Inclusive Heathen podcast containing a healthy dose of geekery, a fair bit of cake and a hint of queer, by Suzanne Martin, the Gytha in Jeans, and a Coffee-Powered Druid called Kate Coldwind.

Welcome around the virtual campfire!

Episode 110 – The Big Beard Debate

 

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

 

Tripods from the TV series in the 1980’s: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tripods_(TV_series)

For all time. Always. Slogan of the TVA, Disney’s Loki Miniseries https://marvelcinematicuniverse.fandom.com/wiki/Time_Variance_Authority

John of Wallingford http://www.berkshirehistory.com/bios/jwallingford.html

A Surfeit of Lamborghini's pun on the reason for the death of Knig Henry VIII as ‘ a surfeit of lampreys’

Those smooth Romans https://www.eupedia.com/forum/threads/30102-Why-did-Romans-shave

The Lincoln Comb Case https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/H_1867-0320-12

Gragas – Early Icelandic law codes http://www.hurstwic.org/history/articles/society/text/laws.htm

Havamal (verse 61)

Reginsmol https://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/poe/poe23.htm

Ibn Fadlan https://archive.aramcoworld.com/issue/199906/among.the.norse.tribes-the.remarkable.account.of.ibn.fadlan.htm

The Russian Primary Chronicle – have a look for the Rus Viking Queen Olga. https://www.mgh-bibliothek.de/dokumente/a/a011458.pdf

Kingsman (2014) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2802144/

‘That escalated quickly’ Anchorman: the Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2802144/

Bare foot pagan https://www.retailers.com/news/2018/10/what-if-a-patron-claims-youve-violated-her-religious-beliefs/

How to find us online

Episode 109 The-One Eyed Wanderer

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 Good, The Bad and the Ugly Theme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enuOArEfqGo

The Mandalorian Theme (rock cover): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33nuDS6ftW0

“Mawwiage” Peter Cook in The Princes Bride https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3odMTPuzLwY

“Let’s hunt some Orc” The last line from The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XD-PfIdGIBE

“You’re all astronauts on some kind of Star Trek?” Star Trek First Contact (1996)

“Roll Credits” Cinema Sins https://www.youtube.com/user/CinemaSins

Gandalf is based on Odin – Tolkien’s letters 107 1946. http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Letter_107

Nithing, or Scorn Pole http://asmanxasthehills.com/stang-riding-nidings-nithings-nidstang-nithing-poles-isle-of-man/

“Where ignorance is bliss, ‘tis folly to be wise” From Thomas Gray’s poem ‘Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eden College’ https://literature.stackexchange.com/questions/9502/what-did-gray-mean-by-where-ignorance-is-bliss-tis-folly-to-be-wise

Price, N The Viking Way https://www.amazon.co.uk/Viking-Way-Magic-Mind-Scandinavia/dp/1842172603

Havamal verse warning against becoming too wise: verse 55.

How to find us online

The Conference of Heathen Women - part I*

 

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

 

Our thanks to our two honoured guests, Olivia Rivera from Heathen Women United, and awesome author, Volva and guest speaker at this years Conference, Andrea Hejiskov.

 

You can find Heathen Women United as a Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/258460597923877 
Their website here: http://heathenwomenunited.org/ 
And the Conference of Heathen Women page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/402731163425442 

The Conference of Heathen Women event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/382317629888124 10th - 11th July, places are free, but you have to register on Eventbrite beforehand to attend. (https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/5th-annual-conference-of-heathen-women-tickets-154898974001)

 

Suzanne and Kate have just booked their ticket, see you there :D

 

*Those eagle eared among you will have noticed that this is marked 'part I' which strongly suggests the creation at some future point of a 'part II'...

Episode 108 Storytime: SagaPunk The Coding of the Firewall of Asgard

 

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

 

Additional music and sound:

Doctor_ Dreamchip, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence. https://freesound.org/people/Doctor_Dreamchip/sounds/511278/

Ambient Mixer ‘Cyberpunk City somewhere’ https://science-fiction.ambient-mixer.com/cyberpunk-city-somewhere

Soft Knives by SefChol https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caDL8U0DasU

June by Bobby Richards https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V00gLwCZ3aY

 

How to find us online

 

Episode 107 Be Prepared

 

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

 

"We're all counting on you." - Repeated line from 'Airplane!' (1980): https://youtu.be/Zhw0eBCVXR4

Keanu Reeves with a robot arm - as Johnny Silverhand in Cyberpunk 2077: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberpunk_2077

Marvel's Agent Carter: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3475734/

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2364582/

John Carter of Mars (no relation): https://www.edgarriceburroughs.com/series-profiles/john-carter-of-mars-series/

"I pledge allegiance to Hedley Lamarr..." - From 'Blazing Saddles' (1974): https://youtu.be/SoM-ZC7uNnc

Hedy Lamarr - Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum anti-jamming system: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/hedy-lamarr-not-just-a-pr/

"Why won't you share?" - TV show 'Humans': https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4122068/

"We'll all be murdered in our beds!" / "Put the brake on, Min" (should've been Min, not Henry - sorry) - The Goon Show; 'Dishonoured Again'

Content Warning: Extreme Violence: Church Massacre Scene from Kingsman: Freebird: https://youtu.be/90OFZQx_7xI

Scouting (including Girl Scouts and Girl Guides, and subdivisions for younger children, e.g. Cub Scouts and Brownies): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scouting

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition https://www.britannica.com/topic/Spanish-Inquisition

Rockridge – Blazing Saddles

Robin Hood and the Merry Men

Japeth in "Hoodwinked": https://hoodwinked.fandom.com/wiki/Japeth

"Be Prepared", from The Lion King: https://youtu.be/zPUe7O3ODHQ

Queer-coding of Disney villains: https://thetempest.co/2020/06/04/entertainment/disney-villains-gay-queer-coding/

The Ballad of Barry and Freda – Victoria Wood: https://youtu.be/fFI5Jl_IqsE

Havamal verses 1,38 and 60

Ikea

John Keele, Point Pleasant – The Mothman Prophecies https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0265349/

Trelleborg Fortress https://en.natmus.dk/museums-and-palaces/trelleborg/

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, year 793 https://www.bl.uk/learning/timeline/item126532.html#:~:text=The%20entry%20on%20the%20left,and%20whirlwinds%2C%20and%20fiery%20dragons

Vampire Pomeranian from Blade 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLqStlZQ08I

“If you want peace, prepare for war” Si vis Pacem, Para Bellum

“The cold never bothered me anyway.” Let it Go from Frozen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0MK7qz13bU

“Blindsides you on some idle Tuesday” Baz Lhurman ‘ Everybody’s Free to Wear Sunscreen’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxEHGAY7LbY

"Unknown unknowns" - it was actually Donald Rumsfeld, not Dick Cheney: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/There_are_known_knowns

Johari Window: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johari_window

"Dark in here, isn't it?" - Greyhald Spold, wizard, forgot to put airholes in his hiding-from-death box: https://wiki.lspace.org/mediawiki/Greyhald_Spold

How to find us online

Episode 106 One Day I’ll Fylgjur way

 

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

 

 

“Anyhoo” Cyberpunk 2077 https://www.cyberpunk.net/gb/en/

 

Brazil Nuts https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazil_nut

 

“A whole thing of tic tacs” paraphrased from The Golden Child (1986) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091129/

 

“One Day I’ll Fly Away” From Moulin Rouge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4N7VK7vHwnw

 

‘Land on it’ sit on it.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEs8rK5Cqt8

 

Blackadder III Ink and Incapability: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0526724/

 

The Golden Compass (2007) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0385752/

 

The Grim – the Black Dog portent https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_grim

 

Njal’s Saga https://archive.org/stream/storyofburntnjal00lond/storyofburntnjal00lond_djvu.txt

 

Fetch, Familiar and Fylgjur: https://exemplore.com/magic/Understanding-the-Fylgjur

 

Egil’s Saga https://sagadb.org/egils_saga.en

 

Benty Grange helmet http://collections.museums-sheffield.org.uk/view/objects/asitem/342/38/collections-asc?t:state:flow=bc46ee28-753c-400e-b42c-40df1fecb398

 

The Tao https://personaltao.com/taoism/taoism-101/

 

Those little biscuits with the icing on: https://mcvities.co.uk/products/gems

 

How to find us online

 

Episode 105 A Seat at Eir’s Hearth

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

 

"Serenity" (2005) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0379786

"The Two Ronnies" - would usually end with a (comedic) song and dance routine - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Two_Ronnies

"Don't run! We are your friends!" - from "Mars Attacks!" (1996) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116996

"They drew their plans against us" - from "War of the Worlds", by HG Wells

Frithcast Episode 71: The One With Boopbeak In - https://gythainjeans.podbean.com/e/frithcast-episode-71-storytime-the-one-with-boopbeak-in/

Svipdagsmäl (The Ballad of Svipdag) - https://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/poe/poe16.htm

Gylfaginning; Chapter 35: https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Prose_Edda/Gylfaginning

Skáldskaparmal - https://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/pre/pre05.htm (via Sacred Texts - translation not known)

"It depends on who's looking" - from The Mothman Prophecies (2002): https://youtu.be/INtbv3cd1BA

Red Dwarf: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094535/

Blackadder: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084988/

Drop the Dead Donkey: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098781/

NHS List of Mental Health apps: https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health/

Sound generator apps include:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ambientmixerfree

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.metapps.naturesounds

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=it.mm.android.ambience

How to find us online

Episode 104 Reciprocity and Gift Giving

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

 

"Cat rings bell; we eat food" - Eddie Izzard: "Pavlov's Cats"; from Definite Article show: https://youtu.be/lf9Jy9JQgnY

"Stop spelling 'necessary'" - In fact. Mistress Garlick was asked how to stop spelling "recommendation": Terry Pratchett; "Guards! Guards!"

Lex Talionis: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eye_for_an_eye

"Air from my lungs": Doctor Who; "The End of the World" - https://youtu.be/Wm0hG_LjR_Q

Pax Deorum (the Peace of the Gods): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_ancient_Roman_religion#pax_deorum

"I bet my shinies will tempt you!" - NPC vendor dialogue from Everquest II (also in our Episode 68)

The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings; JRR Tolkien

If you want to look closer at gift giving: https://skemman.is/bitstream/1946/17904/1/THESIS%20Csete%20Katona%20Final.pdf

https://www.ssns.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Hall_2012_Vol_43_pp_14_25.pdf

https://www.ssns.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Durrenberger_1982_Vol_19_pp_23_37.pdf

https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1013&context=tdr

 

How to find us online

Episode 103 Rune Spotlight Isa

 

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

 

Agents of SHIELD : https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2364582/

Murder Hornets : "Explaining the Pandemic to my Past Self" - Parts 1-4: https://youtu.be/Ms7capx4Cb8 (and three subsequent)

Ice Hotel in Sweden : https://www.icehotel.com/

The Ice Palace, at Jungfraujoch, "The Top of Europe" : https://www.jungfrau.ch/en-gb/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe/

Eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, 2010 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_eruptions_of_Eyjafjallaj%C3%B6kull

It wasn't Granny! It was the Silver Horde - a band of elderly barbarians in "Interesting Times". Doing well this time, i'n'I? : https://discworld.com/products/books/interesting-times/

Jadis, the White Witch, Queen of Narnia : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lion,_the_Witch_and_the_Wardrobe

Mark Antony talks to Pompey and the Patricians - Rome (HBO), S1:E2 : https://youtu.be/Xd_kh3V1aTM

 

How to find us online

Episode 102 A Trip Around Jorvik II

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

 

Marcus Aurelius - Roman Emperor: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcus_Aurelius

Rodents Of Unusual Size (ROUSes): https://youtu.be/Nv9CkjkOyzo

Romanes Eunt Domus: https://youtu.be/IIAdHEwiAy8

"And slowly but surely..." - Eve of the War, from Jeff Wayne's "War of the Worlds" - https://youtu.be/Poii8JAbtng (The actual phrase is "slowly and surely".)

Martian Fighting Machines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fighting_machine_(The_War_of_the_Worlds)

The Coppergate Helmet (also called the York Helmet): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coppergate_Helmet and https://www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk/collections/collections-highlights/the-york-helmet/

The Benty Grange Helmet: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benty_Grange_helmet

The Sutton Hoo Helmet: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutton_Hoo_helmet

The Sock: https://www.jorvikvikingcentre.co.uk/about/jorvik-artefact-gallery/sock/

Nålbinding (we don't pronounce it right, it seems...): https://spinoffmagazine.com/nalbinding-a-short-history-of-an-ancient-craft/

Lloyds Bank Coprolite: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/lloyds-bank-coprolite

 

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