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

By |2015-12-09T13:05:52+00:00September 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 [...]

8-Merlin: Call of the Wyllt

By |2015-12-09T13:09:07+00:00September 9th, 2015|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A short supplemental on one of the inspirations for Merlin, a man named Myrddin the Wyllt,  a Welsh warrior bard who went insane after seeing his friends die on the battlefield and ran off to a life in the forest. It would have been fine if people didn't keep dragging him back to civilization...or if he [...]