277-1001 Nights: Kiss the Cook (ad-free)

By |2022-06-28T23:05:55-04:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

The story of the cook and the warlock, from 1001 Nights, where you see how a hot tub can change your entire life's course. The creature is the Murghi-i-adami, a buff peacock with a lot to say. -- Disclaimer & vizier bit: https://myths.link/277 Scoundrel! Check out the worst (as in least talented) counterfeiter in US history: [...]

276-Swiss Horror: Along Came a Spider (ad-free)

By |2022-06-22T01:20:44-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

An adaptation of a Swiss horror novella "The Black Spider" by author Jeremias Gotthelf (AKA Albert Bitzius), about a town with a knight problem, so they make a deal with a very suspicious man to help them in their time of need. The creature is the Kanbari nyūdō, that creepy hairy guy watching you go to [...]

275-Tibetan folklore: Free Bird (ad-free)

By |2022-06-15T00:20:26-04:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

A prince, chased by seven evil wizard roommates, seeks help from a hermit. This leads him on a journey of discovery that entails ghosts, mythological creature kidnapping, and many, many blisters. The creature is the Lioumere, and you'll see that clowns aren't just for children's birthday parties! They're also for doing dental work on dangerous ogresses. [...]

274-European Folklore: Murky (ad-free)

By |2022-06-22T01:36:45-04:00June 7th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

Two stories from Eastern Europe where we see why mythological water monsters aren't a great way to discipline your kids. On the second, if a wizard is mumbling something outside your house, you're in for a bad time unless you talk to a witch. The creatures are the Devil's Dandy Dogs! They're not dandy, not the [...]

273-Robin Hood: The Good Thief (ad-free)

By |2022-05-31T22:32:20-04:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

You would think, if you're the most wanted person in Britain, you would probably want to lie low for a little while and think that the all-too-happy-to-get-kidnapped abbot with the big bags of gold strolling through Sherwood forest might be an obvious trap. The creature is why you don't want to eat a big meal and [...]

Member Episode 72-Korean Folklore: Story for Sale

By |2022-05-27T11:57:25-04:00May 27th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

How to sell your next big idea for way too much money...even if it's literally just describing what's going on around you. Have a lump on your back? You might be a secret werewolf/vampire known as the dogir. Just don't tell 1920s Egyptian police. -- Music: "Spring Cleaning" by Blue Dot Sessions

272-Egyptian folklore: Imposter (ad-free)

By |2022-05-24T20:46:24-04:00May 24th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

The story of a young man who decided that he would do anything to live the life of his dreams...but how far is too far? The creature is the Minata-Karaia, basically ents who snack on their armpit fruit. -- Mitos y Leyendas: https://myths.link/mitos Best of the Worst, another show we have that's basically creature of the [...]

271-Korean Folklore: A Friend in Need (ad-free)

By |2022-05-17T22:59:04-04:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

Three stories of people helping people from Korea, including helpful monsters, deadly Pictionary, and why you should shove strangers down hills. The creature is the Glashtin, a creature with sticky hands, but in the murdery way and not the stealy way or ice creamy way. -- Sonoro and Nextpod (that's us!) present Mitos y Leyendas. It's [...]

270-Greek Myths: Cloud Cuckoo Land (ad-free)

By |2022-05-12T23:08:39-04:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

This week, Olympus will fall. The reign of the Greek gods will come to an ignoble end to an enemy that has been lurking in the shadows the whole time. Hear how it all goes down in this definitely serious story about how the rule of the Olympians was usurped by something you see every day. [...]

269-Hans Christian Andersen: What We Do With the Shadows (ad-free)

By |2022-05-04T09:16:01-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

A story from Hans Christian Andersen about becoming your best self…after that self completely separates from you and leaves you as merely a shadow. The creature this time is the invincible bear monster your ghost grandpa warned you about. — Scoundrel: All new this week! https://myths.link/scoundrel Fictional: All new tomorrow! https://fictional.fm/subscribe — Sponsors: BOMBAS: Suuuuper comfortable [...]

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