Tag Archive: Vlad Tepes

More Mad Medieval Monarchs

Charles the Mad | Medieval Archives Podcast

A few podcast episodes ago we featured the crazy Kings and Queens of the medieval era. Kings made of glass, singing and laughing while battles raged in the kingdom. A Queen who embraced her dead husband nightly and was so jealous she forbid other women from being around his corpse! Last week author Andrea Cefalo…

2012 Medieval Year in Review: Podcasts

There were a lot of great podcast episodes during 2012. We finished the Pillars of the Earth podcast series, interviewed authors, documentary hosts and medieval bloggers. Some of this years topics were requested by you, the listener. So please if you have any requests send them over. Some of the popular episodes include: Mad Monarchs…

MAP#31 – Mad Monarchs of the Middle Ages

The Middle Ages conjures images of wise, warrior Kings and beautiful Queens. Well this episode we are going to shatter that image! Get ready to dive into the crazy world of insane kings and diabolical madmen. Years of inbreeding the royal blood is bound to have an effect sooner or later. We’ll investigate kings, queens…

MAP#21: Halloween Special – Dracula Radio Drama

This year’s Halloween Special we present the radio drama Dracula, by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater, originally broadcast on 11 July 1938. The inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula is Vlad Tepes or Vlad the Impaler. Vlad is best known for fighting the Ottoman invasion and for impaling his enemies alive. If you want more…