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336-Monkey King: The Golden Cicada Bachelor (Ad-free)

By |2023-09-26T22:35:10-04:00September 26th, 2023|Categories: Member Post|

Xuanzang, the monk leading the Monkey King, Pigsy, and Sandy on their journey to the west doesn't want to get married. The city full of women who want to marry him don't really care. The creature is the Guyascutus, a deadly alligator. Imagine that. What an oddity. Disclaimer: Membership: Music: Mountain Road by Blue [...]

335-Indian folklore: Got Your Nose (ad-free)

By |2023-09-19T22:26:40-04:00September 19th, 2023|Categories: Member Post|

Two stories from Indian folklore where we learn that you should always know your exact weight in mangos...because it might help you outrun those eight guys trying to murder you. Also, being a parent is difficult, especially when your clever ideas to punish your kids just make them more awesome. The creature is the Gulon, from [...]

333-Arabian folklore, part 1: Resolve (ad-free)

By |2023-09-06T01:34:24-04:00September 6th, 2023|Categories: Member Post|

The epic story of Fatima, Dhat Al-Himma, the warrior woman, princess, mystic begins with the misadventures of her family line where they learn the perils of bad poetry, why you shouldn't marry genies, and it might be a bad thing to constantly rob your enemies when your bank account gets a little low. The creature is [...]

Member Episode 87-Armenian folklore: Lights Out

By |2023-09-01T14:15:35-04:00September 1st, 2023|Categories: Member Post|

A story from Armenian folklore of how a happy relationship does not, surprisingly, include murder. The creature is the Sulanuth, who wants to run her slimy arms all over your house and throw it open for locust swarms.   Music: "Pacing" by Chad Crouch       Disclaimer: A person murders their spouse by strangulation while [...]

332-Japanese folklore: Frog and Slug are Friends (ad-free)

By |2023-08-30T13:02:59-04:00August 29th, 2023|Categories: Member Post|

Slug, frog, snake, shoot! You've heard of rock, paper, scissors, but have you heard of slug, frog, snake? That old man you're trying to rob who lives in the mountains by himself has. Hope you like everything being covered in slime. Apparently these characters were reimagined for the manga/anime Naruto, but I haven't seen Naruto, so [...]

331-English Folklore: Bad Habits (ad-free)

By |2023-08-23T07:50:47-04:00August 22nd, 2023|Categories: Member Post|

Two stories from English folklore about the secrets we keep. The first is the story of the Monk of Leicester, Dan Hew, a man who has a few verses of poetry he wants to yell at the married women of the village. All the married women. Humphrey Kynaston likes to party and has made it his [...]

329-Danish Folklore: Out of the Box (ad-free)

By |2023-08-01T00:07:37-04:00August 9th, 2023|Categories: Member Post|

What would you do if you could have anything you could imagine, but it would cost you everything you have? That's not a choice Hans made, but one he was stuck with when his dad made a terrible deal for a wishing box. The creature is why you should help out that unfortunate stranger with their [...]

328-Monkey King: Bullish (ad-free)

By |2023-07-25T16:33:35-04:00July 25th, 2023|Categories: Member Post|

We're back in the story of the Monkey King with the Journey to the West, and we'll see Sun Wukong finally meet his match: a buffalo with a headband. The creature of the week is the yamachichi, a creepy dude who loves morning breath. And also killing you. Links! The Yamachichi: The Journey to the [...]

327-French Fairy Tales: Sister, Sister (ad-free)

By |2023-07-19T07:03:29-04:00July 18th, 2023|Categories: Member Post|

The story of Finette Cendron is like a greatest hits of fairy tales. A tale of betrayal, sisters, ogres, bad poetry, and haircuts, we see three sisters brave the wilds and everything the fairy tale world can throw at them, to make things right. The creature is Cutty Soams! He'll cut your soams...if he's not a [...]

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