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40-West African Folklore: Cold-blooded

By |2016-08-03T00:04:56+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Five stories of a very savvy, completely unscrupulous turtle. He's a trickster we've met before, but he has an entire episode of semi-murderous turtle hijinks. Even though turtles are cute and seemingly harmless, they should not be trusted under any circumstances ever. You should also avoid going into business with them, when possible. The creature this [...]

32-Tricksters: Wager

By |2018-03-15T15:03:41+00:00May 10th, 2016|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Three stories of tricksters. We have Coyote from Native American mythology giving great gifts and racing a turtle. There's also Anansi the spider-man from West African folklore, who is trying to buy the stories of the world. We also catch up with our old friend Loki from Norse mythology, who just wants to give Thor's wife [...]

11-Japanese Fairy Tales: Key Details (Urashima Taro, The Boy Who Drew Cats)

By |2018-03-15T14:57:28+00:00October 7th, 2015|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

These are two stories from Japanese fairy tales. I don't want to ruin them, so I can't say too much, but they are amazing. One is about a boy who draws pictures of cats, much to the detriment of his job and a ridiculous amount of ancient books. The other story is about a kind fisherman [...]