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Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Responds to My Review of Their Civil War–Themed Dinner Show

Last month, I reviewed Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede, a Medieval Times–style dinner-theater show that serves up heaping portions of nostalgia for the Civil War–era South alongside chicken and biscuits (hold any mention of slavery, please). Show More Summary

Fox Eyes ‘Maze Runner’s Wes Ball For ‘Mouse Guard’

EXCLUSIVE: Maze Runner trilogy helmer Wes Ball is being pursued by Fox to direct Mouse Guard, an ambitious live action/VFX mix about a brotherhood of mice during medieval times sworn to protect the fellow rodents in their midst. Matt Reeves is producing the film, which has a script by Book Of Eli and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story scribe Gary Whitta. Show More Summary

“I Dub Thee…” – How to Get A Knighthood in the Modern Era

During Medieval times, becoming a knight was a method of social mobility.  Beginning as a page, then moving up to squire, and finally becoming a knight.  The position was one that was granted for service to a monarch, almost always for...Show More Summary

Knight Club: A History of Medieval Times Dinner Theater

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Charlton Heston and moist towelettes helped build a concrete castle empire.

How Arby's Is Helping You Eat Your Feelings During the Game of Thrones Finale

Arby's is rolling out a delicious new menu item that will feel all too familiar for frequent visitors of Disneyland or Medieval Times. In honor of the highly anticipated Game of Thrones season seven finale on Aug. 27, the sandwich chain...Show More Summary

Free Trade, the Primrose Path, and the Blinkered Blindness of macroeconomists

by New Deal Democrat Free Trade, the Primrose Path, and the Blinkered Blindness of macroeconomists Here’s what I learned today: the origin of the phrase “being led down the primrose path.” It turns out that in medieval times, one meaning of the word “primrose” was the “prime,” or first or loveliest, rose.  Thus taking the […]

Al Gore Humiliation=> New Study Proves Earth Was Warmer During Medieval Times

Uh-oh, Al Gore. It looks like you’ve got some more explaining to do. While the former Vice President is cross... The post Al Gore Humiliation=> New Study Proves Earth Was Warmer During Medieval Times appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

The Ben & Jerry’s of Medieval Times

“Social responsibility” seems like a recent trend, but businesses have been practicing it for more than half a millennium.

The Meaning of Some Common Sephardic Last Names

2 months agoReligion / Judaism : Aish.com

Some of the most famous names of the Sephardic community can be traced back to medieval times.

Medieval men were diagnosed with infertility and prescribed treatments

Some medieval medical books had unusual advice to help improve men’s fertility. Credit: University of Exeter Men could be held responsible for the failure to produce children as far back as medieval times, a new study of medical and religious texts has shown. Show More Summary

Medieval men were diagnosed with infertility and prescribed treatments

Men could be held responsible for the failure to produce children as far back as medieval times, a new study of medical and religious texts has shown.

Protect Your Castle and Get Sex on the Regular in Your Marriage

By: Dr. George James In medieval times, or in any episode of Game of Thrones, you’ll find that people literally live in a castle. It could be a King and his Queen, a Lord and Lady, or a Duke and Duchess.  As such, the castle is uniquely built to keep noble men and women safe from invaders.  Keep Reading ?

Generation Y: Millennials bashing dates back to medieval times

3 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

The young were being blamed for society's problems long before they dieted on avocados and lattes.

Game Of Thrones Fan Saves Woman From Assault With A Medieval Times Sword

When Chicago software consultant Mac Dolan heard the screams of a friend being attacked, he knew he had to step in. So he grabbed his most fearsome weapon. A $US100 ($130) sword he'd bought from Medieval Times. More »      

You Can Now Study ‘Game Of Thrones’ At Harvard University

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Winter is coming early to Harvard University. This fall, students at the Ivy League institution will be able to study how the fantasy world of Westeros relates to what life was really like in medieval times via a new “Game of Thrones”-themed class. They’ll learn how author George R. Show More Summary

A neuroscientist explains why we need ecstasy and ketamine in place of Prozac and Xanax

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

What can doctors do to ease emotional pain? The physicians of ancient and medieval times found many plants and plant-derived substances (ie, drugs) that soothed mental as well as physical ills. Rarely did they draw a line between the psychological and physiological benefits of their remedies....

New TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT Poster Goes Full Medieval Times

5 months agoHumor / odd : Badass Digest

In which a giant robot battles a bunch of knights or some shit. Read more...

"… there’s a weird number of people battling snails from medieval times … Why is this?"

"We don’t know. Seriously. There are as many explanations as there are scholars."One answer is: "Since human knights are often seen trembling before—or, indeed, losing to—the harmless, slow-moving snails, it makes sense that the image is a way to emphasize cowardice."

We Could Understand Donald Trump Better Through Reading 'Richard II'

5 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

In medieval times, nobles believed a crowned and invested king had "two bodies" - one that was material and earthly, and one that was heavenly and bestowed by god. But "the character Richard II — like Trump — shows us how this agreement to live by a fiction can go wildly wrong. Richard does not […]

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