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‘Vikings’: Stunning season finale ‘All Change’ throws Ragnar and his family into jeopardy

‘Vikings’: Stunning season finale ‘All Change’ throws Ragnar and his family into jeopardy

All week, the creators of Vikings have been promising that their season finale, “All Change” would be full of intense emotion, and to my delight (and dismay) they were true to their… Read more »

‘Vikings’: ‘Sacrifice’ tests Athelstan’s faith while Ragnar and Rollo make political alliances

‘Vikings’: ‘Sacrifice’ tests Athelstan’s faith while Ragnar and Rollo make political alliances

In what has been the most hotly anticipated episode of the season so far, Vikings raises the bar for itself in “Sacrifice.”  During a traditional pilgrimage to the sacred site of… Read more »

Women Warriors: Taking a look at Lagertha and Siggy, the powerhouse women of ‘Vikings’

Women Warriors: Taking a look at Lagertha and Siggy, the powerhouse women of ‘Vikings’

If Vikings’ viewers have learned nothing else about Viking women, it’s that, as Jessalyn Gilsig, who plays Siggy, put it “these are not retiring women.”  The position of women in Viking… Read more »

‘Vikings’: Ragnar demands ‘A King’s Ransom’ from the Northumbrians while tragedy hits close to home with Lagertha

‘Vikings’: Ragnar demands ‘A King’s Ransom’ from the Northumbrians while tragedy hits close to home with Lagertha

This week’s episode of Vikings, entitled “A King’s Ransom” is one filled with intense action, political intrigue, and personal tragedy as Ragnar goes toe-to-toe with the Northumbrian King Aelle and Lagertha… Read more »

‘Vikings’: In ‘Burial of the Dead’ Ragnar and Earl Haraldson clash, Athelstan learns about Viking burials

‘Vikings’: In ‘Burial of the Dead’ Ragnar and Earl Haraldson clash, Athelstan learns about Viking burials

On the heels of the news of their season two renewal, “Burial of the Dead” continued to raise the stakes for the entire cast of Vikings.  Last week’s episode ended with… Read more »

The Viking Age Isn’t Over Yet!: History Channel’s ‘Vikings’ gets picked up for a second season

The Viking Age Isn’t Over Yet!: History Channel’s ‘Vikings’ gets picked up for a second season

I heard the news that Vikings was picked up for a second season via text while I was grocery shopping: “Vikings just got renewed for a second season!  Ten more episodes!”… Read more »