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Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe. Mythology releases a new episode every Tuesday. Mythology is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
 
Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
The most entertaining and enraging stories from mythology told casually, contemporarily, and (let's be honest) sarcastically. Greek and Roman gods did some pretty weird (and awful) things. This isn't your average storytelling podcast: Liv focuses on Greek and Roman mythology's (mis)treatment of women, the wild things the gods did, and the all around incredible minds of the ancient world. I mean, how did they come up with this stuff? Gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everything in betwee ...
 
Lore, mythology, and history summaries in easy to understand and easy to digest formats. The series aren't totally comprehensive, but they provide a great springboard for someone just dipping their toes into a new franchise or topic. So far, I've covered the Cthulhu Mythos, Middle-earth, Star Wars, The Elder Scrolls, Norse Mythology, Celtic Mythology, the SCP Universe, and Warhammer 40k, but I hope to continue doing this for many years. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theexploringser ...
 
Mosaic presents Living Myth, a podcast with Michael Meade, renowned mythologist and storyteller. Meade presents mythic stories that offer uniquely insightful and wise ways of understanding the current dilemmas of the world we live in. Living Myth proposes that genuine solutions to the complex and intractable problems of our world require both transcendent imagination and cohering, transformative narratives.
 
Fireside is the Irish Storytelling Podcast. Kevin C. Olohan is your host and Fireside Bard. Every Wednesday, Kevin takes a story from Folklore or Mythology, gives it a fresh retelling, and discusses the story itself and the craft, culture and history of Storytelling. Whether you’re a folklore fanatic, or someone who just enjoys hearing a good yarn, you can always join Kevin by the Fireside.
 
Bluiríní Béaloidis is the podcast from The National Folklore Collection, University College Dublin, and is a platform to explore Irish and wider European folk tradition across an array of subject areas and topics. Host Jonny Dillon hopes this tour through the folklore furrow will appeal to those who wish to learn about the richness and depth of their traditional cultural inheritance; that a knowledge and understanding of our past might inform our present and guide our future. Podcasts are av ...
 
Speculative fiction writer, long-term resident of Japan and Bram Stoker Award finalist Thersa Matsuura explores all that is weird from Japan—strange superstitions, folklore and folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks. These are little treasures she digs up while doing research for her writing. Show notes and transcripts are available for most episodes at uncannyjapan.com
 
The great heroes of myth are known throughout the world. Their deeds are legendary. But what would these champions be without obstacles in their path? Without monsters to challenge them… Dragons, sea serpents, giants, demons...they aren't merely foils to the hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. The new Parcast original, Mythical Monsters, tells the stories of these beasts and asks what they represent to mankind. New episodes released every Monday.
 
Most people think nothing ever happens in Canada but this simply is not true. This is a Canadian podcast, looking to explore the myths, legends and just good old tales Canada has to tell. Choose your own adventure now and join me in discovering some of Canada's most unique stories. Website - show notes and more! https://www.nothingcanada.com/ Support the Show Leave a Review https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/nothing-ever-happens-in-canada/id1434418051?mt=2 Souvenir Shop - Merch https://noth ...
 
Irish musicians Mick McCullagh and Nathan O'Regan discuss famous music myths, legends and true stories. Is Paul dead? Is Elvis alive? Just what exactly was Phil Collins singing about on ‘In The Air Tonight’? All stories discussed with as much factual accuracy and focus as scrawled graffiti in the backstage bathroom. Peppered among these famous tales are personal anecdotes from each of the lads that highlight the disparity between the perception and the realities of gigging life.
 
Kamuela Kaneshiro shares tales of people, legends, traditions, and Gods from the Pacific cultures occupying Asia, Australia, the Americas, and all the islands nations in between. These are the stories that influenced films, Marvel and DC comic books, Disney movies, Netflix series, TV shows, and books. Episodes include a featured song, and Hawaiian word.
 
Gary, Ruth and their friends bring you ancient tales, stories, legends and mythology of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man. Stories full of the bravery of heroes and heroines, the magnificent pantheon of gods and goddesses and the magic and wonder of druids, faeries and folklore. You'll also find some 'Special' Shows with music, modern stories, some great information and lots more from the modern Celtic community weaved in with the main story Shows.
 
Each week on Fab Figmentals, we look at a different legendary creature by exploring its history and folklore. Each episode begins with a story, and then we take a look at the creature’s origins and how it’s been portrayed throughout the ages. We tackle the realm of beautiful beasts, curious creatures, and mythical monsters by looking at myths, legends, tales, and lore from all over the world. Please be advised that our stories are often more Brothers Grimm than Mother Goose; they may not be ...
 
Ghost ships, lost cities, unsolved crimes and mysteries, ancient mythology, dissapeared explorers - if it’s a historical mystery, it’s going under the microscope. History has always been fascinating, but more fascinating than what we know is what we don’t; in this podcast Ashleigh Stiles looks into famous and obscure episodes of folklore, unexplained circumstances, and unsolved mysteries from around the world and throughout time. Taking a modern lens to these ancient puzzles, she uses all th ...
 
I'm Nila, and I have stories to tell you. Stories in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, fairy tale, mystery, and mythology. Mortals wield godly powers, eggs appear out of enchanted pockets, sentient substances are invented, and stars are incubated in the hearts of humans. Welcome to Storyfeather.
 
SKELETON KEYS is a podcast dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of mythology and history in pop culture. Each episode is a skeleton key to unlock a particular artist, film, comic or other popular art through myth and history. Hosts, Torri Yates-Orr is an African American Historian and John Bucher is a Mythologist. Together, they take a look at the people, places, and events happening in culture in order to mine out a deeper meaning, having a ton of fun along the way.
 
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Liv reads Book XXIV of Homer’s Odyssey, translated into prose by Samuel Butler. In the final (*tear*) episode of the Odyssey, Odysseus reunites with his father and there's a bit of a scuffle with the family of the suitors, This is not a standard narrative story episode, it's simply a bonus reading of Homer. For regular episodes look for any that do…
 
This week Mathias and Daniel are sitting down with Jennifer Snook Ph.D. and author of American Heathens: The Politics of Identity in a Pagan Religious Movement. Doctor Snook spent years researching the book by taking part in various rituals, and talking to individuals in the community in order to create a fascinating end product. If you would like …
 
The story of the Princess of Bekhten led Paul down a rabbit hole of Demons, Khonsu, and the Folk Practice of Zar. Sarah and her phobia of demonic possession are along for the ride! Want More Mythunderstood? Visit our patreon at www.patreon.com/_mythunderstood And be a part of the conversation over on our Discord! https://discord.gg/GrnzCDW94M Suppo…
 
DRAGONS! Want to know more about the best good boy dragons of pop culture and mythology? We got em both here! We share a few of our favorite dragons and learn about a few of the coolest dragons from China, Japan and Korea. Stick around til the end for our new 2021 Eat The Rich Dragon Mascot. Did we miss your favorite? Let us know. Image Courtesy of…
 
We take a deep dive into the world of urban legends, internet memes and more to try and make a case to legitimise the world of Digital Folklore. Does all folklore have to be old? What is digital folklore anyway? We explore the subject with assistant professor of folklore at Utah State University, and co-founder of the Digital Folklore Project, Dr L…
 
Mick and Nathan discuss the Twilight movie franchise, appropriate amounts of mustard, and Nathan tries to inject just enough humour into his morbidity to get away with calling this a comedy podcast. Mick also premieres a new original story entitled "Sergeant Rafferty Investigates" in lieu of our Patron's story which will be featured on next week's …
 
Leicester is home to many things: the grave of King Lear, the Leicester Comedy Festival and the blue-hued, metal-clawed, child-eating ogress Black Annis. All of these are covered in this special live episode from the festival, featuring an actual audience of socially-distanced lorefolk. PLUS: Bonus Material! (i.e. things James forgot to say during …
 
In this episode of Living Myth, Michael Meade considers the familiar notion of paradigm shifts as inadequate for envisioning ways to deal with the worldwide crises we all face. Paradigm is an old Greek word that refers to a “pattern or model” and the common usage of paradigm shift involves replacing an old pattern or model with a newer and therefor…
 
The lore of Spirits is expanding with more stories about the man with the trenchcoat and the dog, the origins of the Silent Hill movies, and more terrible choices by college students. Also featuring our love for real life Scooby Doo, the Hot Tall Lady from Resident Evil, and more! Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentio…
 
Two stories from Russia. On the first, we catch up with the famous witch, Baba Yaga, as we follow yet another young person who has been sent on an errand/to be eaten at the evil witch's walking hut. The second one is about a dragon slayer, Dobrynya, as he makes a wrong turn down in the city and keeps falling in love with a woman who wants nothing a…
 
In 1611 a the Hungarian Countess, Elizabeth Bathory, was confined to her castle of Cachtice, never to leave again. This sentence was imposed on her by the Lord Palatine of Hungary. But strangely, even though Bathory had been accused of some truly heinous crimes, she was never formally charged, or given a proper trial. If she was so clearly guilty, …
 
This episode is sponsored by Audible. Audible is the leading provider of spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, and they have over 100,000 titles available for download! Visit audibletrial.com/TheSkaldsCircle to begin your trial and download your free audiobook today! It's time to relax, grab a drink, pull up a chair by the hearth, and listen to…
 
Professor Eric Cervini tells us the secret history of the fight for gay rights that began a generation before Stonewall. Above all, it is a story of America (and Washington) at a cultural and sexual crossroads; of shocking, byzantine public battles with Congress; of FBI informants; murder; betrayal; sex; love; and ultimately victory. Episode #406…
 
Dionysus is Queer as hell. Liv speaks with Yentl Love of the Queer Classicist all about Dionysus and queer theory. Plus, is Harry Styles today's Dionysus?! (Yes.) Here is a link to the post referenced: https://www.thequeerclassicist.com/post/harry-styles-dionysus-reborn. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typic…
 
Folklorist Robert L. Stone presents a rare collection of high-quality documentary photos of the sacred steel guitar musical tradition and the community that supports it. The introductory text and extended photo captions in Can’t Nobody Do Me Like Jesus! Photographs from the Sacred Steel Community (University of Mississippi Press, 2020) offer the re…
 
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Perhaps centuries from now, medicine will be able to restore what was lost from injuries such as his. But now, I must turn to practices arcane. Clara sighed as she watched the ink dry. She sat in the dim basement of the home she shared with her husband, who was working in his office upstairs. It was a chilly autumn day. Yet the basement was tempera…
 
Liv reads Book XXIII of Homer’s Odyssey, translated into prose by Samuel Butler. Penelope and Odysseus: reunited and it feels so good. This is not a standard narrative story episode, it's simply a bonus reading of Homer. For regular episodes look for any that don't have "Liv Reads..." in the title! For a list of Roman/Latin names and who they were …
 
Episode 4 of the Folklore Podcast Book Club, originally made as a video for the podcast YouTube channel. Folklore Podcast creator Mark Norman speaks to author Roger Clarke about his classic book 'A Natural History of Ghosts'. Watch the original interview on our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/FolklorePodcast Support the preservation of folklore …
 
Nathan and Mick discuss NSYNC band member, Lance Bass and his endeavours into space exploration. This week also marks the first of a new tradition; Mick's "r/WritingPrompts" inspired story from the title chosen last week by subscribers of our Patreon. You can hear that directly after the episode ends. It's an absolute belter this is Mick by the way…
 
This week Mathias and Daniel are sitting down with Ruben Terlouw, archeologist and one of Heilung's famous black-clad Harii warriors. He and the boys will be conducting an in depth discussion of the Beserker in Viking myth and culture. Were they an elite group of warriors clad in bearskins, or Christian propaganda? And where do the magic mushrooms …
 
Professor Julie Gottlieb deepens our understanding of the crisis between World War I and World War 2 in Britain. She shows us how crucial female public opinion was to the development of foreign policy during this period. Chamberlain, Churchill, Munich, and appeasement are better-illuminated light by her new research and interpretations. Join us for…
 
This episode is sponsored by Audible. Audible is the leading provider of spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, and they have over 100,000 titles available for download! Visit audibletrial.com/TheSkaldsCircle to begin your trial and download your free audiobook today! It's time to relax, grab a drink, pull up a chair by the hearth, and listen to…
 
Throughout history, epidemics and plagues have stirred deep levels of distrust and fear that have, in turn, thrown entire cultures into upheaval. The current pandemic seems to be a perfect storm of fear that permeates all areas of society and exposes deep divisions as well as wild extremes. This episode of Living Myth begins with an old teaching st…
 
Today I have the joy of welcoming Professor Carolyne Larrington to the podcast! Join us as we discuss her fascinating new book ‘All Men Must Die, Power and Passion in Game of Thrones’, a fascinating exploration of the narratives, themes, and characters of a truly epic series! Carolyne is a Professor of Medieval European Literature, Official Fellow …
 
Finally Mirths and Monsters is investigating the Winchester House. In part 1 we begin by learning the history of Sarah Winchester and how certain events helped create the sprawling bizareness of the Winchester House itself. Promo is from The crypto chats podcast, 100% check it out if you have even the slightest interest in cryptids! Contact me at t…
 
Julia and Moiya are back channeling the gods to give you advice on burning questions! Amanda teams up with a fortune god to give financial advice, we help determine what paths are the best paths, and we learn to love ourselves. Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of sex, relationships, anxiety, war, fire, Covid-19…
 
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