The Ways of the Dead
Anya and Alan talk about Racism, Voodoo, and how Tolkien ripped off Thor in this week’s episode “The Ways of the Dead”. We take a deep dive on Alan’s opinions on Religious Theory, and Anya’s take on how this episode successfully marries historical violence to modern day problems. And the sex was weird!
Gargoyles was a Disney cartoon in the mid 1990s.
A 1966 Gallup Pole asserted that 2/3 of American did not like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the time. Find out more in this Newsweek article by Beatrice Dupuy.
Hurricane Katrina pushed many people from New Orleans to Houston.
Black Liberation Theology helped to start heal slavery and the colonialism of Western Christianity.
The Book of Thoth is an important artifact in occultism.
More information about Voodoo as a religion.
Brigid was an Irish goddess.
Alviss wanted to be Thor’s son-in-law but ended up getting stoned.
Memento Mori were works of art that remind the audience of their own mortality so that they remember to live with intention, gratitude, and vivacity.
But Why Tho interviewed The Jinn and Salim at South-By-Southwest and Kate Sanchez also hosts Oh My Wednesday an American Gods podcast.
Our Theme song is "Unstoppable Force" by FortyTwoMusic with other musical contributions by Rich Holmes.
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