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  1. When Nixon died in 1994, Hunter S. Thompson wrote an obituary for Rolling Stone calling him scum, a crook, a fool, a bastard, a swine of a man, a jabbering dupe of a president and a political monster straight out of Grendel

  2. Crispin Glover portrayed "Grendel" in 2007's "Beowulf".

  3. Grendel's mother in the poem Beowulf is referred to as an 'ides'. This same word meant Valkyrie in Old High German and the related Disir are the Fates Goddesses of Norse mythology. Grendel's mother might've been a valkyrie or goddess in the pre-Christian poem - maybe even Frigg or Freya.

  4. Crispin Glover portrayed "Grendel" in 2007's "Beowulf".