Overdue Episode 184: The Gospel of Loki

June 27, 2016

Andrew Cunningham Craig Getting

Joanne Harris’ The Gospel of Loki is part straightforward myth written for a modern audience and part fanfiction, and we don’t mean that in any sort of pejorative sense.

Harris sees the Norse pantheon as inherently modern, and it’s hard to disagree – it’s full of prideful, flawed sex maniacs who are so insecure that’s it’s almost funny, at least when their spats aren’t breaking and remaking the world. Join us for all of this plus some thoughts on Chuckie Finster’s Greatest Hits.