249-Italian Folklore: Unbearable

By |2021-12-07T22:22:36-05:00December 7th, 2021|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , |

Two stories from Giambattista Basile, Neapolitan writer, of angry sisters, busted Mario pipes, and she-bears that are only mad if you try to force them into marriage. The creature is the wiffenpoof, who only wants to eat fancy cheeses and not get your chewing tobacco in his eyes. -- Links: Store: Membership: [...]

219-Italian folklore: Unhand Me

By |2021-03-16T21:06:13-04:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , |

A story from the Pentamerone with a title so spoiler-y that I can't even say it here, but it's a fun, mildly horrifying tale of a relationship that just doesn't work out. And is also really gross. The creatures this week are the little devil and angel on your shoulder, except one of [...]

156-Italian Folklore: Clever Girl (ad-free)

By |2019-10-01T21:27:16-04:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Member Post|Tags: , , |

Two stories, one from Italy, one from England. In the one from italy, Costanza is born which would usually be pretty great...except her parents are already in retirement and have given everything away to her older sisters, so she sets out on her own in the wild medieval world. The second story is Molly Whuppie, whose [...]

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