Professor Awesome and the Minions of Doom
By Professor Awesome
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Professor Awesome and the Minions of Doom talk about the fun side of medieval literature and beyond.
||CleanEp 12 Kid Beowulf with Alexis Fajardo||Lex Fajardo, creator and cartoonist for the Kid Beowulf graphic novel series, talk with Professor Awesome about Beowulf, comics, and general nerdy stuff.||3/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 11 Charlemagne, Madness, and Warrior Maidens||Linda C. McCabe joins Professor Awesome to talk about Charlemagne, the Song of Roland, and her own book, Quest of the Warrior Maiden.||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 10 Dragons, Incest, and Shapeshifting: Saga of the Volsungs||Professor Awesome reviews Saga of the Volsungs, a recommends it to readers interested in some fun medieval literature.||1/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 9 Essay Rant||Wherein Professor Awesome goes mad and rants about the purpose of essays, and how to write a good one. SFW, but not for the faint-hearted.||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 8 Heuristic of Humility||A more serious episode where Professor Awesome discusses the importance of humility in academic thought. Yes, we know it’s ironic that someone whose alter ego is literally called “Awesome” should say this.||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 7 Gulliver Travels to China||Minion of Doom Yifei Dong joins Professor Awesome to talk about growing up a Gullivers Travels fan in China, and about cannibalism in A Modest Proposal and Lu Xuns A Madmans Diary.||7/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 6 Francis Bacon with Dr. J, the Diatom Whisperer||Dr. Matthew Julius, biologist from St. Cloud State University, joins Prof. Awesome to talk about Francis Bacon, the philosophy of science, and how being wrong is the only way to be right.||6/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp5 Father’s Day with King Lear||Professor Awesome wishes a happy Fathers Day to Shakespeares King Lear, a tale about a less-than-ideal father, offers gift ideas for British monarchs, reads excerpts from essays for sale online, and looks at one-star reviews for King Lear on GoodReads.||6/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp4 The Black Widow of Bath and other Canterbury Tales||Professor Awesome is joined by Venomous Girl to talk about the Canterbury Tales, and Venomous Girl gets conspiratorial about the mysterious deaths of the Wife of Baths many husbands, as well as Harry Potter connections and nerd love.||6/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp3 Beowulf & Torture: Fun for the Whole Family!||Professor Awesome is joined by the Fruit Ninja to talk about the monsters of Beowulf and torture devices.||6/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|