Things I Hate: Hamlet (1990 Film)

William Shakespeare wrote many plays, one of which is Hamlet. I saw The Simpsons do a parody once, but I didn’t know the whole story. Also I heard The Lion King’s story was mostly based on the plot of Hamlet. I also thought it was weird to see Mel Gibson in a movie based onContinue reading “Things I Hate: Hamlet (1990 Film)”

(Not So) Fun Fact: The English King Who Committed Genocide Against the Danes

Æthelred the Unready ordered the St. Brice’s Day Massacre which targeted Danes living in England. Denmark and other Viking nations attempted a fairly successful revenge, especially as the sister of the Danish king Sweyn Forkbeard was the most notable victim.

Things I Like: Vikings: Valhalla (TV Series) Season 1

My wife and I needed something new to watch, so we stumbled upon Vikings: Valhalla on Netflix. I figured it was connected to the Vikings show that originated on the History Channel and I was right. The show is set during the last century of the Viking age. The English crown decides to do somethingContinue reading “Things I Like: Vikings: Valhalla (TV Series) Season 1”