The story of the master thief, from Norwegian folklore, which will have you wondering what the difference is between a master thief and someone who exploits the laziness and ignorance of strangers in incredibly basic ways for their own gain. Also, being a good parent apparently means abandoning your kid in the forest? The creature this [...]
Three stories of love from India. The first is what happens when a prostitute and a thief try to build a life together. The second is what happens when a barber gets to ask a king for anything. The third is about a man who saves a mouse...and what happens when that mouse wants to get [...]
The conclusion of the saga of Grettir, where he fights trolls, outlaws, bounty hunters, witches, and, most dangerously, his tendency to screw up his own life.
Two stories of the pied piper of Hamelin and the reason why you should pay your workers. The creauture is the sandhill perch. It's a sand perch, not a sandtrout. One is a sandy fish, the other is a sandy fish that takes the Kwizatz Haderach on the 3,500 year-long golden path.
In a podcast full of problematic and wildly different original tellings of popular adaptations, this might be the most different and most problematic. It's the original tale of the nutcracker.