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46C-Jason: The Long Way Home

By | 2018-03-15T14:45:37+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It finally comes time to fight the dragon, (hopefully) survive the return journey home, and have the showdown with Pelias. This is a big episode. If you've made it this far in the series, though, it probably doesn't matter what I write here, because you are either into the Argonaut story or not. Really, though, it is [...]

46B-Jason and the Argonauts: MacGuffin

By | 2018-03-15T14:44:00+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The quest for the golden fleece begins for the legendary heroes packed aboard the Argo. We find them making all haste for Colchis...except for all the times they stop to feast...and drink too much...and meet beautiful women...and get in unnecessary boxing matches. We also meet the princess Medea; catch up with Cupid (Eros), a hot-shot toddler [...]

17C-Theseus: I Volunteer as Tribute

By | 2018-03-15T14:51:02+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

The final chapter in the story of Theseus, the Minotaur, and all the other people that have gotten swept up in this drama spanning decades. We'll learn exactly what the Delphic Oracle meant by her prophecy, and how you can use a spool of thread to kill a giant monster. On the creature of the week, [...]

17B-Icarus and Daedalus: A Portrait of the Artificer as a Young Man

By | 2016-03-07T09:28:38+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The story of Daedalus and Icarus is much more than just Icarus flying too close to the sun. Daedalus, the inventor, is directly responsible for the labyrinth and the Minotaur. He's a man whose will to survive and desire for significance drives him to make magnificent things, which only bring death, destruction, and tragedy for him [...]

17A-Theseus: It’s Dangerous to go Alone!

By | 2016-03-07T09:29:56+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have all heard the story of Theseus fighting that monstrous half-bull, half-man beast known as the Minotaur, but the original story starts years earlier. It involves tensions between two kingdoms, a deadly poetry slam, and dumb bandits. The creature of the week is a small chicken that will give you lots of gold...if you can [...]