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Katy Perry Dines, Overcomes Childhood Trauma At Medieval Times In Dallas

The singer made a visit to the jousting-themed restaurant over the weekend While in town for an appearance at the American Airlines Center, pop star Katy Perry worked her way through some childhood trauma at Dallas’ outpost of Medieval Times. The singer made her way to the Stemmons Freeway outpost of Medieval Times over the weekend. Show More Summary

Medieval Times Is Now Ruled by a Queen

The King is dead. Long live the Queen! In the fictional king’s realm portrayed at the popular dinner theater/tournament Medieval Times, there has been a transfer of power. The king, who, as Atlas Obscura has previously reported, wasShow More Summary

'Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede', A Sort Of Civil-War-Themed 'Medieval Times', Drops The 'Dixie' Part After Criticism

Slate's Aisha Harris: "Last summer, I made my way from Yankee territory and into the land of cotton to review Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.... a kitschy dinner theater show best summed up as 'Springtime for the Confederacy.'... Seeing it in 2017, just a week after protests over Confederate monuments […]

Kids Today: A Queen at Medieval Times Edition

Outside Chicago, in the suburb of Schaumburg, lies the Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament, which, for its entire 35-year existence, has featured a king overseeing the castle. Until now. Amanda Marrazzo at the Chicago Tribune: A Girl-Power Moment for Medieval Times, Where a Woman Has the Lead for the First Time. Show More Summary

Total War: Three Kingdoms brings the series to Ancient China

After tackling Feudal Japan, Medieval Times, the Napoleonic Era and Ancient Rome, the Total War series is now looking to the East for its newest entry. Sega and Creative Assembly have announced that Total War: Three Kingdoms will beShow More Summary

Medieval Times Gets a Woman Lead

last weekHumor / odd : mental_floss

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Why Does The New $1 Billion US Embassy In London Need The First Moat Since Medieval Times

If you google “London moats”, you’ll probably alight on a link which will take you to “London’s Top 10 Moats: A Spotter’s Guide”. We had no idea there were so many and could only think of the “obvious” one surrounding the Tower of London, even if it’s waterless these days. Show More Summary

Lavatoio Medievale in Cefalù, Italy

This old wash-house in Sicily dates back to medieval times and was used by the inhabitants of the city for centuries. The structure was built over the River Cefalino, which stems from a source located southwest of Cefalù near the village...Show More Summary

El Perro Del Mar preps 'We Are History' EP, shares "Fight for Life"

"The ongoings in the world's brought me to think a lot about medieval times, how we once became civilized and what being civilized really is," says El Perro Del Mar of the new EP's inspiration. Continue reading…

Why People Walked Differently in Medieval Times

4 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Your gait would probably be a little different if you walked around without soles on your shoes, too.

Historical Reenactor Demonstrates How People Walked In Medieval Times

4 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

People don't give much thought to the way they walk these days, and unless you're a runway model or you're trying to master a silly walk most people just walk the way they walk and talk the way they talk. But back in the Middle AgesShow More Summary

Oh Wow: Man Demonstrates And Discusses At Length The Way People Used To Walk In Medieval Times

4 months agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of German historical reenactor Roland Warzecha demonstrating and discussing at length (it's a seven minute video) the gait of of people who lived during medieval times (presumably discovered via recently unearthed video tapes in a castle dungeon). Show More Summary

Historical Reenactor Gracefully Demonstrates the Specific Way People Walked in Medieval Times

4 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Historical reenactor Roland Warzecha of Hamburg, Germany very gracefully demonstrated upon the grounds of History Park Bärnau, the proper gait of a person who lived in Medieval times. Explaining that because common footwear was no more than a “leather sock”, people had to walk with the ball of their foot forward first. The way that...

People walked slightly different in Medieval times

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Before structured shoes became prevalent in the 16th century (and apparently in those places where they never have) people walked with a different gait, pushing onto the balls of our feet instead of rocking forward on our heels. It looks a little affected -- like a gymnast or ballet dancer -- but is apparently much healthier. I'm going to master it!

Observations: The QandO Podcast for 22 Sep 17

Donald Trump told the UN that America was fricking great, and North Korea and Iran kinda suck. The ambassador from Iran–a theocracy–said the speech was from medieval times. Who would know better about medieval culture than senior officials of a theocracy? Scientists announced this week that their climate models weren’t as accurate as predicted, oh, […]

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

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