Sensei Al Kilgore of the Kai Shin Dojo joins David to separate myth from practice in this system of Japanese Swordsmanship. They discuss the art itself, and how it can inform one's life.
David is joined by Brian Watson-Jones as part of a date Brian won for a fundraiser. It's a long story. But anyway, they geek out over a couple key fights from both seasons of Daredevil on Netflix.
Kirsten Wade gets into her Nordic ancestry to talk Vikings, their tactics, Berserkers, and the Battle of Stamford Bridge.
Five-nerd panel spectacular! Mike Lubke, Kathryn Jacobs, Darwin Hull, Kirsten Wade, and David get into the nitty-gritty, punchy-kicky of arguably the best Captain America movie.
David is joined by Mike Lubke and Johanna Gorman-Baer to get hype about Human Combat Chess! Mike and Johanna are both members of Six Elements Theatre in Minneapolis, who put on this combat spectacular every year.
St. Manna The Destroyer joins David to talk about the ridiculous, badass fashionistas of the Renaissance, the German Landsknechts. Colorful Mercenary soldiers who fought for glory and riches, they decked themselves out in utter splendor whilst dominating the battlefields of the 1500's.
David free-forms on the spear, mankind's most basic and versatile weapons system. Surprisingly, there's a lot to talk about.
In his introductory episode, David Elwyn lays out his basic plan for the podcast, and reviews the film "Kingdom of Heaven: Directors Cut". Excellent fight choreography meets mixed performances. Liam Neeson is a wise mentor. Martin Csokas is a dick.