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Yggdrasil

In part two of my geeking out over Norse Mythology, I explore the Norse Cosmos, and where it diverges from what you see presented in mainstream motion pictures, such as Marvel’s Thor. (more…)

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Mjollnir

Despite many attempts to extinguish it throughout recorded history, “pagan” cultures and faiths, such as that embraced by the Norse peoples of Old World Scandinavia, continue to endure and even flourish in today’s world. Norse culture and mythology in particular is very often misunderstood, misinterpreted, and is rife with cliches that have little or no basis in reality. This weekend on The Uncommon Geek, join me for the first leg on a journey of exploration into a different realm of geeking out, one that is all about mythology, culture, heritage, and why the ideals of the Vikings endure even today.

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