Greek mythology

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65-Oedipus: Motherboy

By | 2018-03-15T14:39:07+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

The story of Oedipus is fun until it isn't. I've met people with varying degrees of familiarity with the story. Some are familiar only with the central premise of the story, while others' knowledge only extends to a certain disgusting little complex popularized by a similarly-disgusting Viennese psychologist. Regardless, the story of Oedipus is [...]

59-Greek Myths: The Violence of Our Ancestors

By | 2017-02-01T01:39:43+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Many connected stories from Greek mythology. We'll start with story of Hades and Persephone, and learn why she's always hanging around the underworld (hint: it's not because she wants to). Then, I'll tell the story of the curse of the house of Atreus, starting with Tantalus and his questionable food choices. It's a [...]