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24-Thor: Whosoever Holds this Hammer

By |2018-03-15T15:03:30-04:00February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Norse mythology, like all mythology, is strange. Thor's hammer is gone. It was stolen...or he just left it somewhere and forgot about it. To get it back, though, he's going to have to do something more difficult than fighting legions of giants. He's going to need to get married. And there's the origin of poetry, which [...]

9-Dogs and Wolves: Generations (Fenrir, The Black Dog, Dog King of Denmark, Gelert)

By |2015-12-09T13:05:52-05:00September 16th, 2015|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Instead of one long story, this week I'm telling four stories about canines from folklore from all around the world. We'll go back to the Norse gods and goddesses where Loki will make more poor choices. Then I'll talk about the legend of the black dog of the UK and Ireland. There's the weird and hilarious [...]