E36 – VIKINGS 101 w/ Ben Thompson! (Badass Of The Week)

“Fear not death for the hour of your doom is set and none may escape it.” – Old Norse Proverb (“The Hávamál” from the Saga of the Volsung)

On this epic crossover, Ben Thompson returns ⁠(from the Badass of the Week podcast)⁠ to talk about all things Vikings – from Ivar the Boneless and Erik Bloodaxe to Saint Olga of Kiev and William the Conqueror!

Featured Music / Clips: “Immigrant Song” by Led Zeppelin (1970), “Valhalleluja” by Nanowar of Steel (2018), “Vikings” (2013-2020), Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” Trilogy, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (Thor, Avengers: Endgame, etc), “Kill Bill”, “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan”, and “Game of Thrones”!

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Erik Slader

Erik Slader is the creator of “Epik Fails of History” a blog (and podcast) about the most epic fails… of history. With Ben Thompson, Erik is the co-author of the Epic Fails middle grade book series, including The Wright Brothers: Nose-Diving Into History and The Race to Space: Countdown to Liftoff. His latest book, “2299” is a sci-fi / noir novella. Erik is also an editor on Podcasters Assemble and a co-host on 2 Young 4 This Trek, as well as a contributor to Geek to Geek Media and ComicZombie.net! He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media, once managed a comic book shop, has a weakness for fancy coffee as well as retro video games, and currently lives in Green Cove Springs, Florida with too many cats.

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