- Got Medieval brings us occupational hazards of the medieval stripper.
- News for Medievalists tells of plans for a statue of Geoffrey Chaucer in Canterbury. Take that, John Gower.
- Per Omnia Saecula has a new guest blogger, Larisa Grollemond, who brings us "medieval art a la carte."
- The Heroic Age has lots of news, including a Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts, a Call for Papers for Comitatus, and news about SEMA 2009. Homilaria has a few cautionary notes on the organization of the aforementioned Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts.
- Wormtalk and Slugspeak announcement: the Anglo Saxon Poetic Records are now complete on Anglo-Saxon Aloud.
- The perils of fake Viking swords are revealed at Archaeology in Europe, while Steven Till has Dover Castle on display.
- Everything Medieval has a Call for Papers on Portals, Pathways, and Peregrinations.
- Prehensel's Purple Prose plans the first step in a large scale interrogation of medieval monster theory.
- Heavenfield brings us Saxon Shore Forts, Magistra et Mater muses on the academic job field from the perspective of a medieval historian, and the Medieval Material Culture blog posts about a Viking exhibition in Germany.
Hope 2009 is shaping up nicely for you all. If it's cold and dim where you are, you can spend the infant days of 2009 imagining warmer climes (courtesy The Lost Fort).
ETA: I meant to schedule this to post about 12 hours from now. I pushed the wrong button. Apparently I need another mocha latte caramel espresso thingie. Well, I'm sure it's morning for some reader somewhere.