159-Rip Van Winkle: Bad Dad
The story of the fictional protagonist that you never knew you hated.
You know how to make your stories completely resistant to any ridicule from a future podcaster? Make them as ridiculous as possible. The stories of Paul Bunyan arose from the camps of lumberjacks in the US in the 1880s, but he spread to be a nationwide symbol of American strength and a pioneer [...]
The story of Pocahontas and John Smith has turned from compelling historical story of a brave woman who united two warring nations, to a melodramatic, oversimplified love story. In reality, Pocahontas likely never view Smith as more than a friend, since she was 11 when they first met. But they won't meet quite yet. We need to [...]
A story from New Mexican folklore in the American Southwest about an astoundingly stupid, but sweet, woodcutter and his turn of luck. [...]
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