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216-Baba Yaga: Which Witch? (ad-free)

By |2021-02-23T21:07:25-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Member Post|

Two stories from Russia. On the first, we catch up with the famous witch, Baba Yaga, as we follow yet another young person who has been sent on an errand/to be eaten at the evil witch's walking hut. The second one is about a dragon slayer, Dobrynya, as he makes a wrong turn down in the [...]

215-Scandinavian Legends: Madness (ad-free)

By |2021-02-16T21:09:24-05:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: MythPodcast|

The story that inspired Shakespeare's Hamlet, the tale of Amleth, the prince of Denmark. A ton of death, some cryptic non-riddles, and copious amounts of poop smearing serve as the starting point for one of the greatest works in the English language. The creature this week is a sad little bird from Hebrew folklore who just [...]

214-Japanese Folklore: Take Your Lumps (ad-free)

By |2021-02-12T10:13:26-05:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Member Post|

Two short stories from Japan. On the first, an old man is in a tree surrounded by demons and faced with a desperate choice. On the second, a farmer finally catches a notorious trickster who has been stealing his lunch, but tricksters gonna trick. The creature is a sad cow! Or a vampire! Either way you [...]

Member Episode 59-Trojan War: Wrecker

By |2021-01-28T14:44:52-05:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: Member Post|

We already know things don't go well for Agamemnon, Menelaus, and Odysseus on their way home from Troy, but what about the rest of the guys? Somehow, things go even worse when Nauplius, the father of Odysseus's thwarted nemesis Palamedes, joins the war effort. The creature is a magical Cretan donkey the size and shape of [...]

212-Armenian Folklore: Witchy Woman

By |2021-01-27T21:40:43-05:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , |

An awesome story about a young king who wants to do the impossible! And the ill-advised! And, frankly, makes a kind of stupid choice to go into the murder forest that took the lives of his father and six consecutive brothers. Inside, a deeper, darker secret lurks, one that brings fairies, witches, sorcery, [...]

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