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53-African Folklore: Crocodile Tears

By |2016-12-11T05:59:53+00:00December 7th, 2016|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

The story of a dragon slayer from South Africa has, of course, dragons, but it also has giant towers, underwater villages, and a frog who is just trying to have a nice dinner with his family without all the insults, thank you very much. The creature this week is the world-famous Leprechaun. You should definitely not [...]

40-West African Folklore: Cold-blooded

By |2016-08-03T00:04:56+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Five stories of a very savvy, completely unscrupulous turtle. He's a trickster we've met before, but he has an entire episode of semi-murderous turtle hijinks. Even though turtles are cute and seemingly harmless, they should not be trusted under any circumstances ever. You should also avoid going into business with them, when possible. The creature this [...]

32-Tricksters: Wager

By |2018-03-15T15:03:41+00:00May 10th, 2016|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Three stories of tricksters. We have Coyote from Native American mythology giving great gifts and racing a turtle. There's also Anansi the spider-man from West African folklore, who is trying to buy the stories of the world. We also catch up with our old friend Loki from Norse mythology, who just wants to give Thor's wife [...]