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Member’s Only Short 2: Supplemental Irish Legends

By |2018-03-15T20:01:21+00:00February 26th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

An extra supplemental story to the Irish legends (22A-22C) that tells the story of a character we saw only glimpses of, but whose tale is tragically interwoven with the rest of the larger legends. It's a short backstory that adds one more level of detail to an already complex and interesting set of stories. Music: "I [...]

22C-Irish Legends: The Spoils of War

By |2018-03-15T20:01:28+00:00February 9th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A double-sized episode with the whole epic and slightly-ridiculous story of a cattle raid that ended up taking way longer than it should have. It involves a young man hulking out numerous times, several creative ways to kill your opponent in single combat, and a fight to the death between best friends. Also, you'll see why you shouldn't [...]

22B-Irish Legends: You Wouldn’t Like Me When I’m Angry

By |2018-03-15T20:01:37+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Queen Medb, King Ailil, and Fergus make their way into Ulster while the army is crippled by feeling as if they are going into labor. Only one man, barely out of childhood himself, can stand against the invaders and protect his people until they are able to rise. That man is Cu Chulainn. This week, we [...]

22A-Irish Legends (The Tain): Red Ledger

By |2018-03-15T20:01:45+00:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Starting an epic string of legends from Celtic folkore. We're back in the time of kings, princesses, and intrigue. You'll see how you can steal a kingdom with fancy accounting, curse a nation because of a careless comment, and start a war to prove to your spouse how rich you are. The creature of the week [...]