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297-Monkey King: Up in Smoke (ad-free)

By |2022-11-29T23:09:16-05:00November 29th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

We're back in the story of the Monkey King as he and the crew continues their journey to the west. Xanzang, the monk, of course gets captured again, but this time, it's by the son of an old friend of Monkey's from back in his pillaging days! He figures things should go well. Because, of course, [...]

296B-Roman/Greek myths: Should I Bray or Should I Go? (ad-free)

By |2022-11-22T23:42:49-05:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

Lucius has been turned into a donkey after using the wrong body lotion. Then, he was kidnapped by bandits. Things are about to get a whole lot worse for Lucius. The creature is the Korori (虎狼狸), who offers a new way to feel better after you get sick. -- Links! Shop: Disclaimer: Source one [...]

296-Greek Myths: To Bewitch or Not to Bewitch (ad-free)

By |2022-11-15T22:31:42-05:00November 15th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

Lucius’s lifelong dream, as of ten minutes ago, is learning how to do sorcery. Luckily, he’s not only in a city crawling with witches who are slicing bits off people’s faces to do their magic and bringing wineskins to life, but his hostess is a sorceress herself, and all he has to do is catch her in [...]

295-1001 Nights: What’s in the Box? (ad-free)

By |2022-11-08T22:08:55-05:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

The story of a merchant gets lost ducking out early from a funeral and who ends up sleeping in a graveyard…and that’s somehow the least scary thing that happens to him that year. The creature is the Sirin, and they’ll only sing for you if you’re super happy and harmonious. So, kind of never. — Disclaimer: [...]

294-West African Folklore: Spirited Away (ad-free)

By |2022-11-01T23:01:08-04:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

The story of Moremi Ajasoro from modern-day Nigeria has love, loss, and, of course, evil forest monsters. The creature is the Van Meter Visitor, a dinosaur that was apparently stinking up the Old West. -- The newspaper article for the creature and the disclaimer: Lost in Panama: -- Sponsors: Simplisafe: Get 40% off your [...]

293-Hans Christian Andersen: The Little Things (ad-free)

By |2022-10-25T19:12:23-04:00October 25th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

Two stories, two small things making enormous problems. We have "The Princess and the Pea" and "The Red Shoes". For two stories about young women learning and growing, they contain kind of a lot of dismemberment. The creature is Striga! And she's the reason to put on that extra loaf of garlic bread and leave pig [...]

292-Germanic Legends: Dwarf Fortress (ad-free)

By |2022-10-18T22:35:25-04:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

Magic swords, Viking legends, dwarves, ice queens, and enchanted rose gardens, this story of Dietrich of Bern and the Dwarf King Laurin has a bit of everything. The creature this week is the Samodivi, the reason why you should be going out to the club each night. -- Scoundrel! New episode of Scoundrel out about Black [...]

291-Japanese Folklore: The Monsters (ad-free)

By |2022-10-13T17:24:56-04:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

A week of monsters from Japan. We have a tanuki, the monsters that lurk in the civilized places, and monsters that might be under your home right now. The creature is a decapitated man who loves hugs. -- Scoundrel! -- Sponsors: Indeed: Start hiring now at SimpliSafe: Get a free indoor security camera plus [...]

290-Indian Folklore: Hiss and Make Up (ad-free)

By |2022-10-04T20:52:13-04:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

A story from Kashmir folklore about love, marriage, and murder. Kind of a lot of all those things, actually. The creature is a Jaculus, the snake that will kill you with kindness. And its sharp javelin head. -- New Scoundrel out today! Pickle Bath Salt: -- Sponsors: Bombas: Get 20% off your first purchase [...]

289-Viking Sagas: Half the Man (ad-free)

By |2022-09-27T23:02:56-04:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: Member Post|

The story of Half's Heroes, from the Icelandic Sagas. If you don't like being burned alive...and also do absolutely nothing to avoid the completely avoidable fate of being burned alive...can you even call yourself a man? The creature this week is the Ubigabi (姥ヶ火), the flaming head that's barreling toward you in the night. -- Sponsors: [...]

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