Chivalry Today PodcastAuthor: Scott Farrell
26 Sep 2017

Chivalry Today Podcast

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The Code of Chivalry for the modern age

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    Conversation With Christian Cameron

    MAKE A DONATION ONLINE to help pay for the production of this podcast. Anyone who has read Christian Cameron’s historical adventure novels, such as the William Gold series, knows that creating a detailed medieval setting is one of his fortés. He is an author quite skilled at describing battles, armor, and fighting tactics, and at […]

  • Posted on 06 Sep 2017

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    Conversation With Richard Marsden

    Martial arts practice today is a relatively commonplace affair. In dojos, gyms, and studios all over the country (in truth, all over the world) students practice judo, karate, fencing, kendo, escrima, wrestling and boxing as part of their everyday lives – lives that don’t involve duels, assassination attempts, or open warfare. Though these sports maybe confined […]

  • Posted on 07 Jun 2017

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    Podcast Extra: Peter Johnsson on Swords

    In the first part of my conversation with sword maker Peter Johnsson, we talked at length about the symbolism and cultural significance of the sword, and how it reflects both medieval and modern understandings of the ideals of chivalry. But after the show was over, we went on talking and we both realized that our […]

  • Posted on 15 Apr 2017

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    Conversation With Peter Johnsson

    There is a special place in heroic lore for those who deal in the craft of weapons – specifically, for the smiths who make swords. Far from being just a “big ol’ knife,” the sword – in legends – becomes an extension of the personality of the hero (or the villain), and as such, the man […]

  • Posted on 20 Dec 2016

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    Conversation With Lonnie Colson

    From the drama The Walking Dead to the peppy teen comedy iZombie to the literary parody Pride And Prejudice And Zombies, the zombie apocalypse concept has become such a popular trope in today’s world that it is spilling over into just about every genre of entertainment. This year you can bet there will plenty of […]

  • Posted on 15 Oct 2016

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