Wednesday, June 27, 2007

It's Raining Beowulf!

On the same day that a friend calls and offers to send me all her old Beowulf comics, I read in Cinerati that Beowulf: The Board Game is coming later this year. Let's jump on board and offer some more commercial tie-ins to promote medieval literature:
  • Diet Cherry Vanilla Mead
  • Survivor: Heorot Hall
  • Kamelot Kids -- A cartoon set in Camelot when all the characters were in elementary school!
  • Spider-man IV: Sir Gawain and the Green Goblin
  • Andreas Cappelanus hosts The Bachelor
  • "Caedmon's Hymn" ringtones
  • Canterbury Tales collectable glasses at Burger King -- collect all the pilgrims!
  • Boccaccio Band-Aids (WARNING: Not effective against the Plague)
  • Dante's Inferno Heating and Cooling Units: "Be in your own circle of comfort!"
  • People magazine special "Tristan & Isolde" issue
  • Super Saint Squad: Hagiography action figures -- Press the button on the back for Martyrdom Action Power!
  • VH1 Behind the Music: Chanson de Roland
If we plan this right, we can promote medieval literature AND make a bundle!


  1. You, Sir, are a man after my own heart! Did you know there's already a mead named after Chaucer?

  2. In fact, I have an unopened bottle in my kitchen at the moment.