Two stories from Eastern Europe where we see why mythological water monsters aren't a great way to discipline your kids. On the second, if a wizard is mumbling something outside your house, you're in for a bad time unless you talk to a witch.
The creatures are the Devil's Dandy Dogs! They're not dandy, not the devil's, and they're barely dogs!
Newts! The new PRX podcast I mentioned that has the Vodník, the Czech water monster in the first story. If you want to check it out: https://myths.link/newts
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