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Norse Gods

The Lunar Cycle of 'Frankenstorm'

James Grundvig | Posted 12.29.2012 | New York
James Grundvig

'Frankenstorm' is an apt name for this killer storm. Not merely because it's making landfall on the eve of Halloween, but because it's a hybrid storm with many elements pushing and pulling with dark spheres of influence.

Norse Mythology In 'Thor'

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 07.10.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

The film "Thor" deals with the ideas of theodicy, free will, and the relationships between fathers and sons. Here's a brief primer on Norse mythology that might help separate the gods from the (super)humans.