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Member Episode 44-English Folklore: The Spice of Life

By |2019-08-22T14:39:21-04:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Member Post|

A king asks his daughters how much they love him and he gets King Lear'ed. Hard. Then he learns the value of a healthy amount of sodium in your diet. The creature this time is the orc, the toothy monstrosity...that isn't remotely what you're thinking about. -- Music: "Stack Me Up" by Blue Dot Sessions "Lina [...]

151B-Faust: The Bad Place (ad-free)

By |2019-08-20T23:34:34-04:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Member Post|Tags: |

Faust decides that if he's going to have these powers, he's really going to enjoy them so, in no particular order, he gives himself: A Doctor Strange cloak Telekinesis A demon common law wife and baby A get-out-of-debt plan that involves humorously tearing off his own limbs And grapes. In the winter. Crazy, right?   Seriously, [...]

151A-Faust: A Man of Wealth and Taste (ad-free)

By |2019-08-13T16:44:18-04:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Member Post|

The story of Faust and his infamous deal is one that has survived for hundreds of years. Beginning as whispers in Germany in the 1500s, it grew to plays and, most famously, a play by the German writer Goethe, largely considered to be one of the greatest works of German literature. The story has been done [...]

150B-European Epics: Where the Shadows Lie (ad-free)

By |2019-08-07T00:05:46-04:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Member Post|

From the end of the world to the underworld and Armageddon itself, Kalevipoeg does way too many things. The creature will throw acres of caustic feces in your direction. -- Sponsors: This episode is sponsored by Anchor. Anchor is a Spotify-owned company that makes it easy for anyone to make a podcast, for free. Get started [...]

150A-European Epics: King Me (ad-free)

By |2019-07-30T22:38:30-04:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Member Post|

From the Estonian epic, the Kalevipoeg, comes the story of, well, Kalevipoeg, the son of a giant who battles sorcerers who are trying to get with his mom and throws rocks the size of Volkswagens to win the kingship, all while trying to carve out a place in the world for his people and his homeland. [...]

150A-European Epics: King Me

By |2019-07-30T22:41:14-04:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: |

From the Estonian epic, the Kalevipoeg, comes the story of, well, Kalevipoeg, the son of a giant who battles sorcerers who are trying to get with his mom and throws rocks the size of Volkswagens to win the kingship, all while trying to carve out a place in the world for his people [...]

149-Japanese Fairy Tales: Son of a Peach (ad-free)

By |2019-07-13T15:46:56-04:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Member Post|

Why you absolutely should take the biggest peach you can find in the supermarket and sing to it. It might just hatch a baby! Unfortunately your fairy tale baby will do what fairy tale babies do: grow up and hear that call to adventure, going out to seek their fortune, taking no more than a plucky [...]