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What is Family Folktales? Think of it as story time on demand. Whether you're running errands, trying to make dinner, or getting little someones ready for bed, you can listen to a story or two. The stories may be new to you or old favorites. They may even be different, possibly gorier, versions of those stories you now share with your children. Listen, wherever you get podcasts.
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New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ Kids subscribers. A good story can take you anywhere. Every week Little Stories Everywhere will bring you magical, adventurous, fantastical tales to excite your imagination and carry you and your family members to new places around the world. Hosted by Oscar-nominated actor Virginia Madsen and celebrated voice actor Robbie Daymond, stories will include timeless classics as well as brand-new tales.
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LukeLore

Luke Greensmith

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Have you ever been taught mythology by a very polite British sasquatch? Now's your chance! Join screenwriter Luke Greensmith, primary researcher for the Ghost Story Guys Podcast, as he explores folklore from around the world.
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The Three Ravens is an English myth and folklore podcast hosted by Eleanor Conlon and Martin Vaux. Each weekly episode focuses on one of England's 39 historic counties, exploring the history, folklore and traditions of the area, from ghosts and mermaids to mythical monsters, half-forgotten heroes, bloody legends, and much, much more. Then, and most importantly, we take turns to tell a new version of an ancient story from that county - all before discussing what that tale might mean, where it ...
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Ainkaran, popularly known as Ganesha, is a very popular God among all age groups. This podcast uses Ainkaran as a Narrator for telling Folklores and Fables from all parts of the world . These have been passed on from generation to generation through word of mouth. Hence,these are called”கர்ணபரம்பரை கதைகள்” Email your comments to: ainkaran2020@gmail.com
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This podcast is dedicated to the African tradition of oral folktales at the fireplace. We recreate the lively and engaging story sessions with live audiences and sometimes offer reflections at the end of the story. We visit families, host diverse audiences, to give you a taste of the digital version of the practice of fireplace storytelling by grannies, aunties and uncles. A lot of the episodes are narrated in English but some are told in their original languages, with a short summary of the ...
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The WMI FolkTales podcast is an award-winning production that features improvised re-imaginings of classic folk tales from around the world set to music. Hosted by acclaimed storyteller Bill Gordh, each episode invites a guest musician to improvise a culturally-appropriate score in dialogue with Bill’s inspired re-tellings of beloved stories from around the globe, followed by a brief conversation between Bill and the guest artist. Recommended for children of all ages. WMI Folk Tales podcasts ...
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Saturn's Return

Nerve Tank Media

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The people of Barthos are suffering. Not long ago, everyone had plenty to eat and plenty to trade. Then — with the disappearance of a very special prisoner — everything changed. A contemporary fable about loss, sacrifice, and ordinary magic, told by four criss-crossed souls.
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African Folktales with Miss Jo Jo is a Webby Award-winning children's podcast of diverse short stories originating in Africa, originally passed down through generations by word of mouth. These traditional tales told with a new twist, are not only entertaining but serve to teach a lesson as well. Sometimes of a moral value and other times of survival. Tune in and share with a friend.
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Fireside Folktales is a collaborative show that takes myths and legends from around the world and breathes life back into them, transforming them into single-season audio fiction performances. Each story is created by a different writer. Do you have a story that you want to tell? Get in touch with us! We’re looking for stories from all over the world, especially myths from regions such as Africa, South Asia, Scandinavia, Russia, South America, and more! Fireside Folktales is here to help you ...
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Welcome to the Wise Crone Cottage podcast with storyteller, Kathy Shimpock. Here we'll meet the crone and uncover her wisdom as found, in fairy tales, folktales and myths. New episodes are released each month. All rights reserved.
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Stories are a big part of the African culture and growing up in the city of Port-Harcourt, these stories shaped my childhood. Times are different now and these bedtime stories which were passed down through generations are not as popular with children as they once were. This podcast aims to bring these stories to the new generation of African children and introduce everyone else to these wonderful stories from the motherland. The lessons and values learnt from these will never be forgotten. ...
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The Moonlit Road Podcast

The Moonlit Road.com

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Ghost stories and strange folktales from the American South, told by the region's best storytellers. You can also read and listen to more stories on our companion storytelling website, The Moonlit Road.com.
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Rendition

Alex Cespedes

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Timeless tales re-told. Each week you’ll hear two or three classic stories based around a common, and timeless, theme. Because history may not always repeat itself, but it sure rhymes
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Grown Up

Folktale Studio

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Still don’t know what you want to be when you grow up? Host Avery Moore Kloss brings you conversations with professionals in every field -- think clown, midwife, camp director -- to learn more about the “How?” and the “Why?” of the careers we choose.
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Totally Made Up Tales

Totally Made Up Tales

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Totally Made Up Tales is improvised storytelling for the Internet. We record completely new stories without any advance planning, assembled into episodes of sinister, touching and whimsical tales for the discerning listener.
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African Horror Stories

African Horror Stories

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This podcast brings to you a collection of scary stories from all over Africa. Are they real or just myth? You'll have to ask the scared student, the passer-by or even the crying child who all swear by what they saw #reallifemeetsfiction
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Folktales by StoryTokri - An all-time collection of favorite Indian folk tales. StoryTokri means a basket of stories and this basket is meant for children of all ages and also those grown-ups who wish to re-live their childhood. Here, Sneha, the storyteller, picks up a classic folktale from the Indian culture and narrates it in a super friendly style for all the listeners. These stories can be used as bedtime stories for kids or just during any part of the day to keep them entertained. Let's ...
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FolkTales For GrownFolks

Gye-Nyame Journey Media

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This show was created to introduce the listener to folktales, myths and legends. The story will be told and the lessons will be extracted and discussed. A poetic license has been taken with each story and some will be told in an adult fashion (for those I will post adult content),so be ready to be shocked, and entertained. We are in a new time and although the wisdom is good I have adjusted some of the stories to fit the time. Here is a link to a worksheet to help you define the tales for yo ...
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Paranormal Distributions is a biweekly podcast about spooky history, creepy legends and scary stories. Every episode features a few new tales from the void, where hosts Cypress and Connor hash out their biggest, darkest, paranormal fears. If you've ever stayed up until 3 a.m. reading terrifying articles on Wikipedia, join the club. We kinda sorta believe. EMAIL US YOUR SPOOKY STORIES.
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Join Fox and Sparrow as we journey around the world to share Fairy Tales, Folktales, Fables, Myths and Legends. We strive to dig deep into the origins, variants, tropes and modern day adaptations of well-known and unknown tales. Join us on Wednesdays, every fortnight. Detailed show notes on our website: www.talesfromtheenchantedforest.com
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Skeleton Keys

Torri Yates-Orr, John Bucher

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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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This is a podcast about some of the lesser known things, maybe-hidden things, found deep inside of tales that we give over to our children sometimes without even thinking about it. Join me as I travel over, under, around, and through some of the better and some of the lesser known folktales. You may be surprised about what you hear!
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Join storyteller, writer and comedian Dan Mitchell as explores the world of stories. As a candidate for a PhD in Welsh folklore, Dan loves the weird and dark tales from around the world, not least from his home country of Wales. From traditional folklore and fairy tales, to stories from his own imagination, there's always something going on Ten Stories High.
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The Ars Magica roleplaying game is currently complete, but the community is still mining great gaming material out of medieval history. The Games From Folktales podcast gives you new, odd, useful material each week, for roleplaying games set in European-styled settings. Creature statistics and transcripts are available from the blog which accompani…
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This episode is sponsored by cats! Join Fox and Sparrow as we delve into the wonderful world of Japanese Yokai, particularly the Bakeneko and the Nekomata. Be sure to check out the episode for some exciting news about our special guest for the next episode! Enjoying the Podcast? We want to hear from you! Leave us a review on Podchaser or follow us …
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This week we have a love story from the Blackfeet Nation. It's quite a tale brought to us by George Bird Grinnell. Title: Blackfoot Lodge Tales: The Story of a Prairie People Author: George Bird Grinnell Host: Dan Scholz Support The Folktale Project by becoming a supporter on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/folktaleproject or buy me a coffee on …
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Have you ever had a premonition or a foreboding feeling that turned out to be true? Was it a parasitic insect living in your belly or a ghost trying to tell you something? [This description contains Amazon affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no additional cost to you.] Uncanny Japan is author T…
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Folktales TWENTY FIVE! Our multiples of five are usually great, and this one is no exception. A lady who slays serpents (and judges you if you can't slay serpents), a girl who wants to go out with her friends to get new teeth (as one does), an 'ugly' man who tricks his beautiful wife, a village who has to move because of cursed bananas, and a gasli…
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On this week's episode of Local Legends, Martin gathers round the campfire to chat about County Durham, a writer's life, and so much more, with storyteller and author of over 40 books, including County Durham Folk Tales, Adam Bushnell. Born and raised in County Durham, Adam knows and loves the county where he now resides - and he has perspective on…
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In this week's bonus episode, Martin talks us through the ghastly crimes of Burke and Hare - with a side serving of the history of medicine! Part of the "Something Wicked" series, we start by chatting through the headlines of the Burke and Hare killing spree, including the Enlightenment-era craze for celebrity surgeons and 'anatomisation.' We then …
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From kohl liner in ancient Egypt, to lip stick rations during WWII, Emily continues her Historical Hygiene Series with episode 2: the history of make up! Bathing, hair styling, dental care etc... what hygiene practice would you like to hear about next? Join our Patreon for extra content! You can purchase Spill the Mead merchandise here Music is com…
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When Maceo Clark wins the Child Chef World Stage Competition, his dreams come true. He’s about to be the youngest chef ever to cook in the world renowned Tagine restaurant in New York CIty. But trouble starts when the Sous Chef, Gary, gets jealous that there’s a rising star in his kitchen. What will happen when one of the foremost food critics come…
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On this week's episode we're headed back to County Durham, and Eleanor is telling her chilling take on The Cauld Lad of Hylton Castle! We start off chatting about The Blessing of the Boats, Old May Day, and a quite unlikely miracle, after which we head north, to County Durham! In addition to discussing the strange afterlife of County Durham's most …
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Hi everyone! In this episode we take a look at the Lost Land of Lyonesse, where the origins of the myth might come from and its links to Athurian legend and previous legends. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of th…
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On this week's episode of Local Legends, Martin gathers round the campfire to chat about Cornwall, Medieval music, King Arthur, and so much more, with expert storyteller and author of Cornish Folk Tales Mike O'Connor. A prizewinning competition fiddle player and a master of the concertina, Mike is the leading researcher of Cornish instrumental musi…
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In this week's bonus episode, Eleanor talks us through the history of clay and wooden pipe making. Part of the "Dying Arts" series, we start by discussing the first recorded uses of smoking, including from Ancient Scythia and Aztec culture, and track the changes which took place from things like incense burning and Ancient Greek "Vapour Baths" thro…
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The Ars Magica roleplaying game is currently complete, but the community is still mining great gaming material out of medieval history. The Games From Folktales podcast gives you new, odd, useful material each week, for roleplaying games set in European-styled settings. Creature statistics and transcripts are available from the blog which accompani…
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Today's story is a combination of my favorite types of tales and origin story and a tale told by a grandparent to their grandchildren. That it features a bear turning human is just a bonus! Book: Korean Fairy Tales Author: William Elliot Griffis Support The Folktale Project by becoming a supporter on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/folktaleproje…
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A father and daughter go fishing on the banks of the Mississippi and when they return home, the daughter has changed. Part myth and part mythology, this children’s story brings to light the importance of heritage, the mystery of lineage and the beauty of intergenerational communication. This episode originally aired August 17, 2021 See Privacy Poli…
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Get ready to hear your favorite stories remixed with beats and hooks that you can’t find in books! In Once Upon a Beat, host DJ Fyütch and his sidekick/turntable Baby Scratch drop the needle on classic stories, spinning them up with a hip-hop twist. They’re turning the tables on your favorite fables – putting the Rap in Rapunzel, letting Goldilocks…
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On this week's episode, we're headed back to Cornwall, where Martin is telling his take on The Sword in the Stone! We start off chatting about Rogationtide, the ancient festival of 'Beating the Bounds' and appeasing gods to ensure a good harvest. After which we caper to Cornwall! In addition to discussing St Michael's Mount, a whole bunch of paleol…
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The Ars Magica roleplaying game is currently complete, but the community is still mining great gaming material out of medieval history. The Games From Folktales podcast gives you new, odd, useful material each week, for roleplaying games set in European-styled settings. Creature statistics and transcripts are available from the blog which accompani…
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The Ars Magica roleplaying game is currently complete, but the community is still mining great gaming material out of medieval history. The Games From Folktales podcast gives you new, odd, useful material each week, for roleplaying games set in European-styled settings. Creature statistics and transcripts are available from the blog which accompani…
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Episode Description The Ars Magica roleplaying game is currently complete, but the community is still mining great gaming material out of medieval history. The Games From Folktales podcast gives you new, odd, useful material each week, for roleplaying games set in European-styled settings. Creature statistics and transcripts are available from the …
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For the second episode of Local Legends, Martin gathers round the campfire to chat about Somerset and the life of a content creator with enigmatically anonymous internet personality The Faerie Folk. In terms of what The Faerie Folk does, well, she has a folklore podcast for one, launched in the pandemic, which is aimed a bit more at younger childre…
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She has arrived. We are in England, and Catherine of Aragon has arrived to fulfill her destiny to become Queen of England. In this second part, we will paint the picture of the first meeting with the King of England, her procession into London, and the wedding. Don’t get too comfy, this is the last happy episode of the series. Enjoy. Join our Patre…
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Interim Executive Director Lynn Tenorio and Client Services & Administrative Coordinator Mercilia Teigita of the Commonwealth Cancer Asso. and Team HOPE Co-captains Melvin Manahane and Lorraine Tenorio of the Marianas March Against Cancer share about their work to advocate for a cancer-free Marianas and provide support and advocacy for survivors. 0…
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Strap on your breastplate, pray to your chosen sky god, and bring your sharpest lance, for in this truly epic Bonus Episode we're going on a rip-roaring quest through the twisted history of dragons! Part of the "Three Ravens Bestiary" series, Martin and Eleanor start by chatting through modern ideas of dragons (and Wyverns, Wyrms, and Basilisks) be…
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Join Fox on a solo trip down to Mexico with three fun regional folktales! From the Endless Story to Horse Hooves and Chicken Feet, these delightful stories are the perfect transition away from the doom and gloom of winter as we celebrate May! Enjoying the Podcast? We want to hear from you! Leave us a review on Podchaser or follow us on Goodpods and…
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Today a very lucky Dan will share with you the twisted and twisting tale of 'Unlucky Daniel'. Book: Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales Author: Anonymous Illustrator: Noel L. Nisbet Translator: R. Nisbet Bain Host: Dan Scholz Support The Folktale Project by becoming a supporter on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/folktaleproject or buy me a coffee…
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If a you hear a tree fall in the woods, but can't find any sign of that fallen tree, is it the work of a tengu, a creepy dead guy ghost, or something else? [This description contains Amazon affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no additional cost to you.] Uncanny Japan is author Thersa Matsuura. …
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