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» King of the Geats

Books & Media & Movies 23 Sep 2008 08:39 pm

King of the Geats

If you’re familiar at all with Beowulf, either the epic Old English poem or the more recent movie adaptation of the same, you’ll enjoy this clip: 

Apparently, the film incarnation of Beowulf sleeps with Grendel’s mother, a hideous beast whose equally monstrous son has been terrorizing the community. In the original poem, he hacks up Mom with a sword. “Make love, not war,” is the motto of this new-age hero.

One Response to “King of the Geats”

  1. on 24 Sep 2008 at 1.Kovac said …

    I am on the floor at the Statehouse, rolling in laughter. Oh the tears.

    Very, very nice. (And equally nice that you can post YouTube now.)

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