I have a thing for Scandinavians. Ever since my 2-month college romp through Europe, and my consequent discovery of those savage Nordic landscapes I've wanted to go back. If not for the beauty of the countryside then for the amazing Viking relics. Speaking of Viking relics, my favorite one stars in Lady Gaga's latest video for 'Paparazzi'. Yes, this video has been out for a while now, but I still can't get it out of my head. And when I say 'it', I mean True Blood's Alexander Skarsgård. His penchant for playing total macho jerks is oddly endearing.