242-Albanian Folklore: Two Roads (ad-free)

By |2021-10-12T21:25:26-04:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Member Post|

The story of Zjermi, Handa, the dragon Kuchedra, and about a hundred naked armpit angels from Albania. When it comes to the creature this week, look, we all need our "me" time, just don't transform your children into sleepy foxes to get it. -- Sponsors: Headspace: Get one month free of their entire meditation library at [...]

241-African Folklore: Hippopotamaster (ad-free)

By |2021-10-05T20:35:09-04:00October 5th, 2021|Categories: Member Post|

In a story from the folklore of the Sorko people who lived along the Niger river in West Africa, a hippo is causing all sorts of trouble. I mean, hippos are dangerous, but ones that can sprout ovens on their back and shoot fire streams like some kind of final-evolution Pokemon mean this village needs a [...]

240A-German Fairy Tales: Man of Glass (ad-free)

By |2021-09-21T21:57:58-04:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Member Post|

A German fairy tale about striving, falling short, and then seeking help from dangerous mythological creatures to help you pick up the slack. The creature is Azrail, the giant who is terrible at fighting. -- Sponsors: Butcherbox: Get free ground beef for life! Sign up at http://butcherbox.com/myths and get two pounds of ground beef free in [...]

239-Grimm: Give them a Hand (ad-free)

By |2021-09-14T23:01:51-04:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Member Post|

Three stories from the Grimm brothers of people helping someone out. Sometimes that goes well. Other times you end up with an indescribable urge to bury your nose in filth and hunt for truffles. The creatures are three generations of sleazy Irish water creatures on a redemption arc. -- Post/disclaimer: https://myths.link/239 Shakespeare bandages: https://myths.link/insult-bandages Twitter: https://myths.link/twitter [...]

238-Indian Folklore: Blue Raja (ad-free)

By |2021-09-07T22:28:43-04:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Member Post|

A story from India about what happens when a murder cult who turns intruders into dogs moves in across the river and why you should get as far away as possible...because of the murder cult that turns people into dogs. The creature is Bolster the giant! He has fun festivals celebrating him (dying)! -- Sponsors: Simplisafe! [...]

237B-Odyssey Finale: To Strive, to Seek, to Find, and not to Yield (ad-free)

By |2021-08-31T23:41:37-04:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: Member Post|

Odysseus confronts the suitors, and our long journey comes to its end. The creatures (Bakwas and Dzunukwa) just want to make you a roommate in their strange, invisible house. Or kill you. Or both. -- Sponsors: Halo Collar: Go to http://shophalocollar.com/myths to save 20% on your Halo Collar! Grubhub: Check it out! Order through the Grubhub [...]

236-French Fairy Tales: Piece of Cake (ad-free)

By |2021-08-17T23:21:53-04:00August 17th, 2021|Categories: Member Post|

This week, we're in French fairy tales with queen who prepared her daughter for the world a little too well, and to the queen's despair she doesn't want to marry, choosing to rely instead on her own strength and judgement. Oh, and also there are griffin fights, dragons, sphinxes, giant turkey chariots, evil fairies, and cat-riding [...]

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