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Is Your Mom a Badass? 55% off Mother’s Day Sale

2017-05-12T09:38:17+00:00

We all know it's true - moms are total badasses. Bringing you into the world kicking and screaming was just the beginning. Doesn't she deserve to know what a kickass lady you think she is?  Well, how bout you show her with the biggest, baddest Viking horn we make! Or - If you were

Old Norse Returns to York in a JORVIK way

2017-05-03T19:39:38+00:00

For the first time in hundreds of years, the Old Norse language is being spoken in York, England once more. Thanks to researchers and students at University of York, the animatronic Vikings at the JORVIK Viking Centre are now speaking their actual, native tongue. These animatronics tell the tale of the Scandanavian warriors who harassed

American Gods (and Nordic) are Coming

2017-04-24T19:04:45+00:00

In case you are out of the loop, the new show American Gods will be coming to STARZ on April 30th that will sure scratch the itch of all you Vikings and Game of Thrones fans waiting for a new series. No, it doesn't have much in the way of sword and sorcery-- at least

Spring Goddesses and the Origins of Easter

2017-04-17T19:29:10+00:00

If you have been reading this blog for a while, you probably know that the early Christians took a lot of their influences from the pagans of the lands they spread out to. The same is true of Easter. Obviously, Easter in the Christian tradition is the day that Jesus Christ rose from the dead

The Death of Baldr

2017-04-08T18:20:54+00:00

Have you ever met someone so pure and wonderful, you want to devote all of your attention to protecting them from the evils of the world? Perhaps it’s a friend, your child or younger sibling, or even your pet?That person is your Baldr. Baldr You see, Baldr was a Norse god, the son

Norse Gods and Goddesses: Idun

2017-04-24T19:01:23+00:00

This week, spring rolled into the northern hemisphere, and with it comes various traditions and celebrations. For the Norse, spring is the time of Idun (or Iðunn), the goddess of rejuvenation and the keeper of the magic apples that keep the gods and goddesses young. Idun and Bragi You read that right: the

Take that, tax man! Everything is 15% off!

2017-03-29T20:03:49+00:00

Doing taxes is lame (but necessary), so we thought we'd make things a little easier for you by giving you 15% off EVERYTHING*. We figured it's a win/win - if you're getting a refund, you're about to have more money for AleHorns! If you're not getting a refund, at least you'll have a cool way

  • Celtic Knots

Celtic Symbolism: The Celtic Knot

2017-04-24T18:59:34+00:00

St. Padraig's Day is nigh upon us, so we thought we'd finish our month of living Irishly with one of the most famous and beautiful of Celtic symbols: the Celtic knot. Celtic knotwork is an ancient tradition dating back long before even the Celtic people existed. They have been used in tapestries, masonry, jewelry and

  • Season 7

Game of Thrones Season 7 is Coming in Hot July 16

2017-07-18T12:54:28+00:00

If you're like me, the weekend came early on Thursday when this Season 7 teaser popped up all over my social media networks at about 4pm EST: We've known for a while that Season 7 would come a bit later than the usual early spring of previous seasons. But an early July release is a dream

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