Posts tagged Norse
Ep 42 - Just Claus: Krampus versus La Befana

Ho ho ho and Happy everyday is Krampusnaucht! We gathered our holiday classics for your listening pleasure this Yuletide season. Along with the gift of our holiday classics, we’re upping the stakes this year and bringing you the ultimate festive fright night fight challenge! Who will win and become the new (recommended) Pepsi holiday mascot?

In this corner, you know him, you fear him, you hope that sacks not for you, it’s Krampus, the Austrian Christmas Claw! And in the other corner, here she comes riding in on her broom, La Befana the Italian Christmas Witch! Better leave out some sausage, broccoli, and wine for her!

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Ep 41 - Holiday Classics: All I Want for Saturnalia is Yule

Yule want to listen to this episode and our upcoming holiday classics! This episode is Yuletide and Saturnalia all in one. We hope you are ready to lose your togas and don your pileus caps! Gather your wine and your wassail, take a seat and light the log and party for at least a week to celebrate Saturn and the Golden Age of Man in our favorite Roman Holiday, Saturnalia!

We're not limiting this classic re-release celebration to Classical Rome. No sir! It's not a Yuletide party until you've ridden your Sleipnir with Odin all the way up and down the heims for a raucous season of the hunt.

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Ep 17 - A Clause By Any Other Name Pt. 2

You better watch out! Belsnickel and the Gryla Killa are coming to town this holiday season! Listen closely for the sounds of switches whipping and drunk fur pelt-wearing Santa contenders!  We hope you have received your obligatory gift clothes and haven't been taken away in Gryla's sack! If you thought Gryla was bad then wait until you meet her spawn -- the Yule Lads! Thirteen days of thirteen awful monsters breaking into your house and mildly inconveniencing you and your family for the Icelandic Yuletide Christmas.

Celebrate 2018 by listening to us, reminding you that we all just barely made it through 2017 and that Krampus is still out there!

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Ep 16 - A Clause By Any Other Name Pt. 1

Hide yo presents, hide yo kids, hide for your life because it's Krampus Day! He is coming for you, Barbara! And who's that behind him? Look there, chiiilllldren! Here comes La Befana riding in on her broom! Better leave out some sausage, broccoli, and wine for the Italian Christmas Witch!

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Episode 15 - All I Want for Saturnalia is Yule

Yule want to listen to this episode and our whole Holiday party pack of episodes coming to you in the month of December! It's Yuletide and Saturnalia all in one this week. We hope you are ready to lose your togas and don your pileus caps! Gather your wine and your wassail, take a seat and light the log and party for at least a week to celebrate Saturn and the Golden Age of Man in our favorite Roman Holiday, Saturnalia!

We're not limiting this celebration just to Classical Rome. No sir! It's not a Yuletide party until you've ridden your Sleipnir with Odin all the way up and down the heims for a raucous season of the hunt.

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Ep 14 - Baldur's Fate

Jealousy, betrayal, shapeshifting old women, and death! this week we've got it all when a death in the family sets off a chain reaction for doomsday in a "you're probably wondering how I got here" moment."

This week we wrap up Norse November thinking about all the Ragnarok and Vikings in our lives. Remember this Thanksgiving that even though you may have to spend it with your distant relatives, at least you don't have an uncle Loki plotting to kill you and set off the apocalypse.

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Ep 13 - Ragnarok and Roll with Brian James, author of Mjolnir

This is big! This is the end of the world as Snorri Sturluson knows it! Just in time for Marvel's new Thor Ragnorak movie, we have our own Ragnarok world-changing event with our first guest ever, Brian James, author of the new novel Mjolnir and all-around great guy and knower of Norse things.

It's the end of the line for Odin, Thor, Loki, and the rest of Asgard and all the gards as we know them! You'll hear the real deets on what happens when Surtr and the gang say hi for one last ultimate showdown of ultimate destiny!

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Ep 12 - The Monster Mashup Part 4 - Best of Sea Wives, Worst of Seahorses

A tale of two monsters: one cuddly seal sea spouse, the other a deadly danger horse. Don't go back into the water. It may be a wife or death situation. We’re talking about selkie smooth and kelpie killers.

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Ep 10 - The Monster Mashup Part 2 - Werewolf, Therewolf

It's a wolf, it's a man- it's a WOLFMAN! Werewolves? Therewolves, here in the second part of our four-part Monster Mashup! Coming in from the first annals of nightmares and storytelling, get ready to learn something, fool.

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Ep 8 - Uthgerda-Loki the Unbroken

It all started on Thor's day. Thor faces his greatest challenge: a battle of wits. Listen to how Thor's greatest humiliation came in the form of failing to lift a cat, being beaten by an old grandma giant, and perhaps worst of all, failing to finish his mead.

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Ep 7 - Livin La Vida Loki

Loki is anything but low key in these tales of offerings and offspring. You want fantastical dwarven-crafted gifts for the Gods and Goddesses? Loki's got em. You want apocalyptic nightmare monsters that will destroy everything in Ragnarok? Loki's got em. You want to know the down low on Loki? We've got you.

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Ep 6 - The One Where Thor Gets Married

Somebody lost a hammer and found a husband, whoop whoop. It’s up to Loki and Thor to convince the salacious Thrym that Freyja is indeed ready to marry him, so single Girl Thor and his bestie Loki get dolled up for a hot night in Jotenheim. But will Thor get cold feet in the land of Frost Giants?

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