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267-Dragons: The Horse and his Boy (ad-free)

By |2022-04-19T21:15:54-04:00April 19th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

A story of believing in yourself and finding your own way in the world...by imitating Pokemon and Hodor and wearing flashy suits from your best friend's stone safehouse. From a story from what's now Czech Republic and Slovakia, called "Prince Bayaya." Coming to a garden near you, the creature is the Jidra, from Medieval Europe. You [...]

267-Dragons: The Horse and his Boy

By |2022-04-19T21:18:49-04:00April 19th, 2022|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: |

A story of believing in yourself and finding your own way in the world...by imitating Pokemon and Hodor and wearing flashy suits from your best friend's stone safehouse. From a story from what's now Czech Republic and Slovakia, called "Prince Bayaya." Coming to a garden near you, the creature is the Jidra, from [...]

266-1001 Nights: Good Night and Good Luck (ad-free)

By |2022-04-26T16:55:57-04:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

A story from One Thousand and One Nights of an incompetent dude, a genie that's more than happy to be used for evil, and how the best legal outcome is one that involves free honey cakes. This is also where we wrap up the framing narrative, and we see if Scheherazade's gambit, of keeping herself alive [...]

265-Monkey King: Out of Your Gourd

By |2022-04-12T21:55:33-04:00April 5th, 2022|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , |

A super-powered monkey from Chinese folklore meets more than he bargained for: a sloshing hollow gourd full of pus. The creature is the Mikaribaba (箕借り婆) from Japanese folklore, a great reason not to shower (because she will literally gouge out your eyes). -- Scoundrel! New episode of Scoundrel this week. Check it out: [...]

265-Monkey King: Out of Your Gourd (ad-free)

By |2022-04-05T23:16:34-04:00April 5th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

A super-powered monkey from Chinese folklore meets more than he bargained for: a sloshing hollow gourd full of pus. The creature is the Mikaribaba (箕借り婆) from Japanese folklore, a great reason not to shower (because she will literally gouge out your eyes). -- Scoundrel! New episode of Scoundrel this week. Check it out: https://myths.link/scoundrel New episodes [...]

264-Korean Folklore: On the Mountainside (ad-free)

By |2022-03-29T22:05:58-04:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

Five stories from Korean folklore all woven together to tell a grand narrative of the lives of normal people (and animals...and trees) on a mountainside in medieval Korea. The creature is the Iara, from Brazil, a vampire mermaid who isn't thrilled to be a vampire mermaid but hey, it was the best her fish friends could [...]

263-Celtic Folklore: You Can’t Take it With You (ad-free)

By |2022-03-21T05:09:45-04:00March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

Three stories of things worth more than gold from Slavic, Celtic, and Chinese folklore. Also, why you shouldn't eat gold (it will literally kill you), why you should dig into that road cake early on, and why you should remember where you put stuff before getting the authorities involved. The creature is a cow's stomach with [...]

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