Anya and Alan dissect “Muninn” but not the raven- just the episode. We are excited about New Media, Sam Black Crow, and Christian Rock. Less excited about tentacle porn and a fake corn palace. Learn about “Two Spirit” and how Iktomi became a trickster, while we ride down to Cairo in our dirty truck.


Kawennahere Devery Jacobs plays Sam Black Crow!

Kahyun Kim plays New Media!

The Lakota believe in the balance of nature in all things.

Iktomi was the Lakota god of Wisdom, but became a trickster when Gnaskinyan corrupted him.

We talked about Soma in our coverage of Season 1 Episode 6 “A Murder of Gods

Dawn is Buffy’s kid sister- who suddenly appeared in Season 5 of the show.

Fyre Festival was a social media scandal in which wealthy online-influencers were scammed and local Bahamian businesses were cheated.

Tentacle Porn is a thing. (the link is safe for work- or anywhere else. We aren’t linking to actual porn.)

The Native Culture concept of “Two Spirit” and how that has been appropriated by colonizers.

Rob Sabo wrote “Using Blood Quantum to Determine Citizenship is Problematic” for First Nation Focus.

Gender Myths in Neil Gaiman’s American Gods is written by Morgan Muller for The

Anya recommends following Dear Non-Natives and Dr. Adrienne Keene and Ruth H Hopkins on Twitter to learn about First Nation issues.

The Corn Palace is a roadside attraction in South Dakota.

Corn Palace art: Picture 1 and Picture 2

Jenny Owen Youngs is not immortal but she is the co-host of Buffering the Vampire Slayer podcast.

Broken Window Theory is an idea that is explored in “The Problem with Broken Window Policing” by Sarah Childress for Frontline

Muninn means Thought and is one of Odin’s ravens in Norse Mythology

The Death is Cheap trope via TV Tropes.

Still Dead Ep. 35 Lani talks about not lampshading poor world-building.

Our Theme song is "Unstoppable Force" by  FortyTwoMusic with other musical contributions by Rich Holmes.

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Shadows and Shamblers is a production of Hallowed Ground Media and is released under a Creative Commons NonCommercial Sharealike License.

Alan Allstrom