Humor

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Boromir as a Child

Can't get enough of Lord of the Rings? Check out a comic strip depicting Boromir as a child on the Kasiopea Art website.

12th Century Hole Documented

On the Living History website, Lord Daniel Raoul Le Vascon du Navarre documents the reconstruction of a 12th century hole - with tongue planted firmly in cheek.

Dante quiz helps sinners find their future home in Hell

Have you been bad? Very bad? Dante Alighieri has an eternal home for you. Use this quiz to find out which of his seven levels of Hell you will inhabit. [PG-13]

Pepper eating and pirate chasing mark Septentria's 12th Night

Ealdormerean correspondent Laird Colyne Stewart goes under cover as a page at the Barony of Septentria's 12th Night celebration to report on the humorous goings-on.

Coffee Art

For those serious coffee drinkers out there: Coffee Art!

What is your name? What is your quest? What is....

...the average airspeed velocity of a fully laden swallow? To avoid being thrown into the gorge by Tim the Enchanter, you will need to know these things! Luckily, this web site has the answer.

Monty Joins the SCA

Comic strip character Monty by Jim Meddick has joined the local "Medieval Re-Creationist Society."

Rudolph in Latin

Slightly late, but still fun, a musical rendition of "Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer" - in Latin!

The Fellowship of the Catapult [Rated PG-13 for Language]

Maximumawesom.com wonders how much time could have been saved if the Fellowship of the Ring had just used a catapult....

Unmasking a vast conspiracy of heralds

Intrepid Atenveldt subjects bravely ventured from their home in the Shire of Windale into the nether planes, emerging from the murky depths with the Truth about what really happens to heraldic submissions.

Haggis Hunt

They're at it again! The annual Haggis Hunt is on with prizes for those who can snare the Golden Haggis.

Are you feeling funny? Medieval humor

Aoife's Links this week brings us a fine cure for the Wintertime Blues, with links full of the humor (not the humours) of the Middle Ages.

Asterix Takes on the U.S.

Feisty comic strip hero Asterix has been making fools of the Romans for years. Now he has a new focus: the Bush Administration.

Avenging Unicorn Action Figure

Archie McPhee is at it again! This time it's an Avenging Unicorn complete with "four interchangeable horns" for skewering your favorite irritant.

Which Historic General are You?

OKCupid has a test to determine which historic general you most resemble.

Which D&D Character are You? v2.10

An updated version of the old chestnut that uses a quiz to deterine which Dungeons and Dragons™ character you would be.

Final issue of "The Quarter" on the loose

Run for your lives! Yet another issue of Trimaris' "Perfectly Period Parody Publication", The Quarter, has apparently gnawed through its restraining straps and escaped into the wild.

Cows in Shining Armor

Chick-Fil-A™, a North American fast-food chain, has produced a promotional calendar with scenes depicting cows in historical—and heroic—poses.

Arrrr Matey, Today is Talk-Like-a-Pirate Day!

Want to be like Jack Sparrow? Wear an eyepatch? Go around saying "Arrrrr" a lot? Then today is YOUR day! Happy National Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Of maidens and sailors and Doleful Ghosts: Helpful survival tips from English folk ballads

"If someone says that he’s planning to kill you, believe him."..."Avoid situations where the obvious rhyme-word is 'maidenhead.'" So warns Jim Macdonald in these helpful tips, gleaned from English folk music, that can help you stay alive, healthy, wealthy, and not deflowered.

Pronunciation of names bad enough in the real world -- let alone the SCA

Dr. Mallory Wober, a linguist who studies how and why people mispronounce names, says that names like "Moog" (pronounced like "mohg") are mangled badly enough -- to say nothing of Middle English names like "AElflaed".

Viking ship built with 15 million ice cream sticks

Robert McDonald, former Hollywood stuntman, has built a replica of a Viking longship from 15 million ice cream sticks.

Rabid Yale Slain in Northshield

Berenice Calvina reports on comic moments from Coldedernhale's Rabid Yale Hunt held recently in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Fabric Pheromones Hypnotize Sewers

A "study" published in the 1997 issue of the Western North Carolina Quilters Guild Newsletter reveals that pheromones given off by fabric can cause sewers to purchase "ungodly amounts" of cloth.

Ode to Just Staying Home from Pennsic War

Not going to Pennsic 34? Commiserate with Lord Zachariah von Marksburgh and his Ode to Staying home from Pennsic War.

You Know You're a Re-enactor When...

"Your 'first car' is a transit van." Have fun with Gwerin y Gwyr's list of telling signs of re-enactordom.

A Man Walked into the Casbah: 13th Century Persian Jokes

Humor is ageless, or so believes John Emerson in his weblog 700 Year Old Jokes, a collection of humorous stories from a 13th century Persian Bishop.

Duct Tape Material of Choice for the Prom

Duck Brand Duct Tape has once again sponsored "Stuck at Prom," a duct tape promwear contest. The winners will receive scholarships.

SCAtoday.net issues "condition red" humor warning

The spring issue of The Quarter has gnawed through its restraining straps and escaped into the wild. Run for your lives!

Google offers searching options

Not satisfied with boring, old language interface for your internet searching? Google offers a variety of interesting search language options such as Elmer Fudd.