330-Jewish Folklore: The Gilded Cage

By |2023-08-15T22:51:41-04:00August 16th, 2023|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: |

Two stories from Yiddish folklore of taking a chance, making a change, going for a ride on a giant bird's wings, yelling at a classroom full of kids, and marrying a demon. Not necessarily in that order. The creature is the Pisky, from Cornwall. It's hopefully wearing clothing! Links! Grass sandals: Membership: [...]

61-Solomon: One Ring

By |2023-11-14T13:30:30-05:00February 28th, 2017|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

According to folklore, King Solomon had a ring. Given to him by God, it allowed him control demons...but it also had some other powers unknown to Solomon, powers that make it essential for fighting dragons, escaping witches, and taking nice Sunday afternoon flights through the country. The creature is a shaggy, mostly-kind monster [...]

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