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Those crazy extremist Marxist communist empires like Denmark, Canada and the UK.

I mean, sure, Theresa May acts like a staunch conservative who loves austerity. But, secretly, she dances sexily around a statue of Karl Marx in her evenings, like an occult witch. We all know that.

I don’t trust the Danish, either. Quite frankly. Or Canadians. The snow has messed them up, mentally, imo.

Shady, shady people

One of the saddest things about the Brock Turner stuff: Those two Swedish students did literally everything they were *supposed* to: They stopped the assault, called 911, got the lady medical help and held the guy down till the cops arrived. And they eagerly testified in court about it.

And certain people still act like: “Yeah, but maybe they were wrong about what they saw!? Maybe it wasn’t actual rape? Maybe they got confused about what they saw? It was dark, after all. And, besides, can we fully trust them?”

Nauseating.  

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Jackson Crawford has a Ph.D. in Scandinavian Studies (specializing in medieval Scandinavia) from the University of Wisconsin and taught Old Norse, Vikings, Norse myth, etc. at UCLA from 2011-14. 

He recently published a translation of the Poetic Edda (the main source of Norse mythology) that everyday people like you and me can read and understand.

You can read his Reddit AMA here, in which he discusses his translation methodology.


I can’t describe the glee I have in hearing an American cowboy demonstrating such a command of ancient Norse legend. Which I suppose is not so different from Jason Aaron’s stellar run on Thor.