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HISTORY RENEWS VIKINGS FOR FOURTH SEASON

History has renewed Vikings for a 4th season, thank God.

Of all the shows I’ve obsessed over in the last five years, Vikings seemed like it was in the running for the axe more than most. 138 more words

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"The Vikings” Breakdown #3: Norse Religion and the Portrayal of the "Other"

Sad to say, the “Vikings” show on the History Channel has been going downhill of late, and I am currently a bit embarrassed to say I enjoyed the show. 2,390 more words

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VIKINGS REVIEWCAP #4: S03E04 “SCARRED”

Previously, on Vikings, fireside stories freaked Siggy out, the Seer’s got nothin’, Lagertha hooked up with King Ecbert, Athelstan did not hook up with Lady Judith but boy does she want him to, Kwenthrith the would be puppet princess of Mercia is all touchy grabby on everyone and also totally nuts, the Vikings lost one of their own and killed a lot of other people, Floki’s getting real antsy about the whole monotheism thing, Porunn’s face got maybe a little nicked in the fight and everything is very tenuous OH DEAR. 2,793 more words

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Quote of the...many Weeks

Flashback/Backslide’s Quote of the Week feature has fallen seriously behind. To make ammends, here are five quotes taken from TV shows you should be watching now. 31 more words

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VIKINGS REVIEWCAP #3: S03E03 “WARRIOR'S FATE”

Previously, on Vikings, portents portents porents, everyone’s ideas are bad ideas, you just didn’t notice until we cut them together all close and neat in this recap. 2,911 more words

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“The Vikings” Breakdown #2: Athelstan’s Dilemma

An image showing King David with his harp from the Vespasian Psalter, an Anglo-Saxon book of Psalms written in the eight century – around the same time as the setting of “Vikings” 2,597 more words

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Why Change History?

About a month ago (on January 25th), the History Channel premiered its three-part special, “The Sons of Liberty,” which focused on revolutionaries such as Samuel Adams, Joseph Warren, and John Hancock. 430 more words

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