Willow, Season 1
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Media-eval is back this week with another new (ish) release as Sarah and returning guest Lily Bonnemann tackle the first season of the Willow TV series. We’ve definitely got a difference of opinion on this one, so whether you loved the show, hated it, or haven’t watched it (but don’t mind being spoiled!) come and check out our conversation. Join us as we get into books bound in human (or satyr) skin, possums, and the biblical and medieval associations between evil, temptation, women, and serpents. Social Media:
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Catherine Called Birdy
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2w ago
Join Sarah and fellow medieval historian Abbey Agresta as we tackle 2022 release Catherine Called Birdy! We talk about our own history with the book as young wannabe medievalists, menageries for exotic animals, the 1290 expulsion of the Jews from England, and medieval European marriage practices. Spoiler alert: we're ... not that into Lena Dunham's take on this. Social Media:
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Rings Of Power
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Sarah brings Ollie back from exile to talk about the Amazon series "Rings of Power". Did the show nail the feeling of Tolkien? Did the actors make you believe in them? Should an elf be thinking about making love to a perfectly normal human man? Find out all of this and more in the latest episode of Media-eval ..read more
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Shakespeare In Love
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Join Sarah and guests Clio and Mireille, of Clio/Mireille: A Fanfiction Podcast as we discuss the ultimate work of Shakespeare fanfiction: 1998 Oscar-winning film Shakespeare in Love! We talk literary analysis, the canonicity of Shakespeare, Elizabethan dental hygiene, and all the queer overtones that this film is desperate for its audience not to notice. Enjoy this episode? Listen to Sarah, Clio, and Mireille talking Lord of the Rings fanfiction on their podcast! CW: We briefly discuss Harvey Weinstein’s involvement in this film Social Media:
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The Kid Who Would Be King
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2M ago
The “King Arthur Babies” miniseries continues (and ends), as Sarah’s mom Beth Greenfeld comes on to discuss 2019 film The Kid Who Would Be King! Join Sarah and Beth as they grapple with the challenges of importing chivalry into the 21st century, do a deep dive on the Lady of the Lake, and have a classic Media-eval Latin grammar lesson. Social Media:
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A Kid In King Arthur's Court
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3M ago
Jessica Bluemke Greiff of Friendly Atheist Podcast is back to discuss A Kid in King Arthur’s Court! Join Sarah and Jessica for some 90s childhood nostalgia—in a film that might not totally hold up to adult viewing. Come for our in-depth review of the film, stay for our discussion of the use of “mutton” as an insult and an excellent medieval recipe for goat’s head. Social Media:
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Castlevania, Seasons 1-2
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Happy Halloween from Media-eval! Sarah and guest Elizabeth Bonnemann discuss the first two seasons of animated series Castlevania. Join us as we talk vampires and demons (the reason for the season), as well as the recent discovery of a real Romanian medieval library, the historical Vlad Tepes Dracula and how he became connected with vampire lore, and why it is in fact historically accurate for the Belmont family to have a box of spells about penises. Social Media:
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The Medievalist - A Conversation with Author Phil Adamo
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Sarah is joined by medievalist and author Phil Adamo for a conversation about his new book, The Medievalist. We explore the white supremacist uses and misuses of the medieval past and some of the challenges facing medievalists today grappling with these issues, and get into the history of the Voynich Manuscript, medieval forgeries, and (of course) the foreskin of Christ. Social Media: Twitter @mediaevalpod E-mail: media.evalpod@gmail.com Find Phil Adamo on Twitter @WriterPhilAdamo and at his website philadamo.com Rate, review, and subscribe ..read more
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The Legend Of Vox Machina
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5M ago
Ollie said he would return for DnD....Sarah just didn't tell him which DnD it would be! Join us as we discuss season 1 of the Amazon Prime adaptation of Critical Roles Vox Machina campaign. Can some voice actors improv a better story with more pathos and drama than most highly paid hollywood screenwriters? you bet your sweet butts they can ..read more
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Willow
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6M ago
Sarah is once again joined by guest Elizabeth Bonnemann—but for once NOT talking about Doctor Who! Join us as we delve into the medievalism of 1988 fantasy film Willow. Were there really possums in medieval Europe? Were criminals left to die in hanging cages? And did women like Bavmorda, Sorsha, and Elora reign as queens? Social Media: Twitter @mediaevalpod E-mail: media.evalpod@gmail.com Find Elizabeth on Twitter @lizziestrider and on Tumblr: https://shadow-academic.tumblr.com/ Rate, review, and subscribe ..read more
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