Category Archives for "Book & Movie Reviews"

Discussing Rules For A Knight By Ethan Hawke

Here is a little detour from our usual podcast format: In this episode we had hoped to bring listeners an interview with author Ethan Hawke – the same Ethan Hawke you maybe familiar with from his work on screen in films like Gattica, Dead Poet’s Society, and even the title role of Hamlet, as well as […]

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ChivalryToday.com Conversation with Stephen Cooper

Conversation with Stephen Cooper

Among the events of conflict and military activity in the age of chivalry, the battle of Agincourt stands head-and-shoulders above just about anything else. Fought on October 25, 1415, Agincourt is the place where an outnumbered army of Englishmen, a “band of brothers” composed primarily of archers and led by King Henry V, defeated a […]

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Squirrels And Rockets? “Martial Arts And Philosophy” Reviewed

Scott Farrell’s defense of western swordplay and knightly values is well argued, but also fun to read, as you would expect from someone who wears chain mail in his spare time. It helps that the book dodges the dry tone of some academic texts. Instead, it is clear and readable to those who are neither black belts nor who strictly know who Wittgenstein was.

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