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Myths and Legends

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Myths and Legends

Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser

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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. 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. Gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everything in between. Regular episodes every Tuesday, conversations with authors and scholars or readings of an ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
A weekly Asian & Pacific folklore podcast. Join Kamuela Kaneshiro as he shares tales of people, traditions, and gods from Pacific Island countries, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. These stories influenced films, Marvel and DC comic books, Disney movies, Netflix series, TV shows, and books. Episodes include a featured song, and Hawaiian word. www.LegendsFromThePacific.com
 
Who says you're too old for a good fairy tale? Reading original versions of folktales and fairy tales from around the world every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, The Folktale Project is for everyone who has a love of the mystery that surrounds us and the ways we try to explain it. Theme music is Kirigami by Graham Bole. (freemusicarchive.org/music/Graham_B…_01_-_Kirigami)
 
Marcas and Stephie adapt and retell famous, and not so famous stories from Irish Mythology and Folklore. Each episode features a dramatic reading of one of these tales, along with a deep dive into the original versions that they are adapted from. Encounter mighty warriors, druids, witches, demons, monsters, gods, fairies, ghosts, saints, and scholars as we travel to magical locations in the Irish otherworld - below the ground, under the sea, in the sky and beyond the realm of comprehension. ...
 
Speculative fiction writer, long-term resident of Japan and Bram Stoker Award finalist Thersa Matsuura explores all that is weird from old Japan—strange superstitions, folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks. These are little treasures she digs up while doing research for her writing.
 
Talking Stories is a podcast of stories, folklore, mythology, and chat from the Storytellers of the National Leprechaun Museum, on the 1st and 15th of every month. The National Leprechaun Museum, the first ever attraction dedicated to Irish mythology, opens up a fun and magical world full of fascinating folklore, mythology and enchanting stories.
 
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.
 
The Life is a Marathon show gives you inspiration, motivation, and resources to empower you to thrive and win in the marathon we call “life!” Bruce Van Horn is a Life Coach, Mentor, Thought Leader, Best-Selling Author, Entertaining and Motivational Speaker, Dad, and Marathon runner. He brings his respected insight, wisdom, leadership, and storytelling abilities to this podcast to share with you information, tips, life-hacks, and entertaining and heart-warming stories with the goal of helping ...
 
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Demystified

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Demystified

W!ZARD Studios

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Ghost ships, lost cities, unsolved crimes and mysteries, ancient mythology, disappeared 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 ...
 
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Celtic Tomes

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Celtic Tomes

Gary & Ruth Colcombe

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Readings from the Classic Celtic books - everything for lovers of the Lore and stories of the Ancient Celts. We will cover the Celts, Fairies, Myths, Legends, Folklore and stories from Ireland, Scotland, Wales and other Celtic realms. If like us, you have seen all those wonderful books that were once published about Celtic Mythology, Folklore, or the Fairies and wished that you had the time to read them, then you have found the right podcast to bring them to your fireside.
 
Greek mythology and history inspire Janell Rhiannon's adult mythology series, The Homeric Chronicles. In this podcast series, she shares how her research informed major plot structures and the various surprises that cast new light on old (and new) Trojan War characters. Her ultimate goal is to elevate the female voices of the Trojan War era, bringing a wider female audience to a genre that is most typically geared toward masculine perspectives. **For exclusive content become at Myrmidon Elit ...
 
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The Hidden Djinn

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The Hidden Djinn

iHeartPodcasts and Grim & Mild

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Around the world, and throughout history, billions of people have believed in an entire race of creatures known as the djinn. Ancient, powerful, and hidden from the human eye, djinn lore spans continents and centuries. Join host Rabia Chaudry every week as she takes you into the world you never even knew existed, the world of the Hidden Djinn.
 
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 ...
 
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In part three of Sophocles' Antigone, Kreon speaks with his son who was set to marry Antigone, and Antigone is finally sentenced to her death. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferenti…
 
S2 Episode 23: The Vikings of North America: Eirik the Red's Saga In this episode, Shawn discusses the tale of the Norse discovery and settlement of Greenland, along with the accidental discovery by Leif Erikson of North America, as told in "Eirik the Red's Saga", a source written in the early 1300s ce. Although the story details the lives of the c…
 
In this week's episode we sit down with Vévaki and gain some insight about their new album - Fórnspeki! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Check out the new Album: https://open.spotify.com/album/5ghPFw6W5wwFryHA9wHauO?si=R4Ulb5YrTsuALUII-xDhyw Check us out on Instagram at: https://ww…
 
Happy Thanksgiving, Mythfits! To celebrate the holiday and another mythology under our belt, Paul and Sarah, joined by show's Producer Jake Lloyd Bacon, record this episode live on YouTube and take questions directly from you! Want More Mythunderstood? Visit our patreon at www.patreon.com/_mythunderstood And be a part of the conversation over on ou…
 
For more information on the MythMaker Podcast Network and Joseph Campbell, visit JCF.org. Pathways with Joseph Campbell is hosted by Brad Olson, PhD and is a production of the Joseph Campbell Foundation. It is produced by John Bucher and Ilya Smirnoff. Executive Producer, Robert Walter. Audio and editing services provided by Seth Bailin and Tyler L…
 
The walking dead, a talking corpse, a journey to the otherworld! Join Nera as he accepts a Halloween challenge that ends up being a lot more than he bargained for. We talk horror in Irish mythology, the good people, the restless dead and time travel! Written, presented and produced by Marcas Ó hUiscín and Stephanie Ní Thiarnaigh. Music - Celtic War…
 
Eugenia Roussou's book Orthodox Christianity, New Age Spirituality and Vernacular Religion: The 'Evil Eye' in Greece (Bloomsbury, 2021) thoroughly illustrates the novel synthesis of Christian religion and New Age spirituality in Greece. It challenges the single-faith approach that traditionally ties southern European countries to Christianity and f…
 
https://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-2664 Written by: A Random Day Support the Patreon to see Exploring videos early and vote on new ones!: http://bit.ly/1U9QkPh Join the Discord!: https://discord.gg/eBHHHe5 Support the Series with official Merch!: https://t.co/aH0HApXp7v Follow me on Twitter for updates!: https://twitter.com/TES_Mangg Listen on Podcas…
 
Every so often in "The Topaz Story Book" we get a treat from a rather famous author. Today's tale of 'Queen Aster' comes from Louisa May Alcott. Host Dan Scholz Find out where to subscribe to The Folktale Project at http://folktaleproject.com/subscribe Help keep The Folktale Project going by becoming a supporter on Patreon at https://www.patreon.co…
 
In the twenty-first century, American culture is experiencing a profound shift toward pluralism and secularization. In Fairy Tales in Contemporary American Culture: How We Hate to Love Them (Lexington Books, 2021), Kate Christina Moore Koppy argues that the increasing popularity and presence of fairy tales within American culture is both indicative…
 
Liv speaks with the creator of QCODE's Cupid podcast, Katy Cavanagh Jupe! They talk about all things Cupid, from its origins in Greek myth to the details of the show itself. Plus, just, loads of nerding out about Greek gods. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Giv…
 
It's time to relax, grab a drink, pull up a chair by the hearth, and listen to The Fairy's Cup from English Folklore, as told by Mynogan. As always, our stories are available to listen to for free! We release our shorter tales on Wednesdays, and we release our longer, chapter-length stories on Saturdays. If you enjoyed this story, and want to earn …
 
Oh Muses! Bless our pronunciation skills and help us tell the story of how Anansi brought stories to humanity. In this episode, we encounter a set number of tasks that somehow grows, gourds, plantains instead of yams, unreliable narrators, trickery, a fearsome hunter, and a sticky doll. Everyone knows that Mmoatia's favorite food is really yams! We…
 
As a special treat for our 150th episode, we only went and did a LIVE STREAM! It was quite the ride. Alasdair was ever-so tired, poor lamb. (Watch the whole thing here https://youtu.be/WEeaSbYjhUw) Despite the fatigue, Alasdair managed to frighten James with a celebrity* endorsed ghost story from the featureless fens of Lincolnshire. *Sure, it's Ri…
 
On this episode, Michael Meade answers questions about the sources and meanings of grace and gratitude. Gratitude was called the parent of all virtues and is connected to the natural nobility of the soul. We are most human and most alive when we allow ourselves to be touched by the beauty of the world and when we feel genuine gratitude for the life…
 
I am so grateful and joyful to be alive! On November 18, 2022, I underwent a very complicated brain surgery to repair a life-threatening aneurysm on a cerebral artery. Because I survived, that is proof that there is still more work for me to do, more love to share, more encouragement to give, and more life to live! Listen as I explain: Subscribe: A…
 
What was that noise? Just the pipes, right? WRONG! We talk about cleaning up paranormal messes, clearing up a haunting by flushing a toilet, and of course, the supernatural explanation: Cheetos. Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of colonization, body image, home invasion, divorce, and pregnancy. Housekeeping - R…
 
Today's tales are about two flowers with magnificent properties, 'Pimpernel, the Shepherd's Clock' and 'A Legend of the Gentian'. Host Dan Scholz Find out where to subscribe to The Folktale Project at http://folktaleproject.com/subscribe Help keep The Folktale Project going by becoming a supporter on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/join/folktale…
 
We're back with more bonus mythological content based on QCODE's new podcast CUPID! This time, the finale... What's the deal with Greek myth, anyway? Listen to Cupid wherever you get your podcasts. Find more LTAMB episodes devoted to these characters and stories in this Spotify playlist, and even more playlists here. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths…
 
Lucius has been turned into a donkey after using the wrong body lotion. Then, he was kidnapped by bandits. Things are about to get a whole lot worse for Lucius. The creature is the Korori (虎狼狸), who offers a new way to feel better after you get sick. -- Links! Shop: https://shop.bardic.fm Disclaimer: https://myths.link/296b Source one for creature …
 
Continuing with Sophocles' Antigone... Antigone is caught burying Polyneices, and both she and Ismene are going to be blamed by Kreon. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I …
 
Crikey. Most people don't know much about President Warren G. Harding and his corrupt administration, but they should! A fascinating life and, um, a fascinating look at how corruption and graft can so easily slip into the corridors of power, especially the White House in the 1920s! Professor Philip Nash explains all! Episode 489.…
 
We begin the week with a lovely poem about the wild Aster and what can only be described as a love letter to the Silver-Rod. Host Dan Scholz Find out where to subscribe to The Folktale Project at http://folktaleproject.com/subscribe Help keep The Folktale Project going by becoming a supporter on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/join/folktaleproje…
 
S2 Episode 22: B2R Short: The "Historical" Sons of Freyr In this episode, Shawn discusses the family line of the Ynglings. According to Snorri Sturlason's work "Ynglinga Saga", this family line supposedely started with a humanized version of the Vanir god, Njord (and his son, Freyr). The story states that Njord was a king in Uppsala, Sweden. Over t…
 
https://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-7043 Written by: cwazzycwafter Support the Patreon to see Exploring videos early and vote on new ones!: http://bit.ly/1U9QkPh Join the Discord!: https://discord.gg/eBHHHe5 Support the Series with official Merch!: https://t.co/aH0HApXp7v Follow me on Twitter for updates!: https://twitter.com/TES_Mangg Listen on Podca…
 
Legends from the Pacific: Book 1 is available on Amazon. Get your copy today. https://amzn.to/3CIYo6m (Amazon Affiliate link) Holiday game recommendation: Terraforming Mars https://amzn.to/3gkm8q0 Amazon Affiliate link Discover these restless spirits, and how to exorcise them. Featured Song: "Remember Me" by Maia Mayeshiro, courtesy of HI*Sessions …
 
Oh Muses! Today we tell the story of the brothers Romulus and Remus. We encounter more shepherds who are actually princes, love leading to inconvenient babies, and deadly sibling rivalry. —- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. This podcast is an extension of the Zeus th…
 
We're finishing the week with two stories today, including another origin tale for the golden-rod that is a much, much darker version. Host Dan Scholz Find out where to subscribe to The Folktale Project at http://folktaleproject.com/subscribe Help keep The Folktale Project going by becoming a supporter on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/join/fol…
 
Liv reads Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book III, translated by Brookes More. The continuation of Thebes... Echo and Narcissus, Bacchus v. Pentheus, and pirates! Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! This is not a standard narrative story episode, it's a reading of an ancient source, audiobook style. For regular episodes …
 
Goshuin are special stamps you can get when you visit a shrine or temple. In this episode I'll tell you what exactly they are, how to get them, and the manners involved. Uncanny Japan is author Thersa Matsuura. Her other shows are Uncanny Robot Podcast and The Soothing Stories Podcast. Check out her books including The Carp-Faced Boy on Amazon. If …
 
In this week's episode we had the honour of sitting down with Blackbraid to talk about their Native American Black Metal music and some of the correlations between Native American History and Nordic/ Scandinavian History. Check out Blackbraid's Music: https://open.spotify.com/artist/47nBZhrImXWXTWVSWt09MY?si=ex77MgKJTvKwp1nVdP6y0A -----------------…
 
Episode 150 will be LIVE on YouTube.com/LoremenPodcast At 8.30PM GMT on Monday 21st November 2022. Loreboys nether say die! LIVE TICKETS! https://www.angelcomedy.co.uk/event-detail/loremen-alasdair-beckett-king-james-shakeshaft-27th-jun-the-bill-murray-london-tickets-202206272100/ Check the sweet, sweet merch here... https://www.teepublic.com/store…
 
Its Episode 60 and today Ceecee invites Mark to sit down and take a listen as Paudie gifts us a beautiful love story? Maybe not the most romantic but it seems its more realistic that most RomComs that Hollywood puts out!If you have any question you'd like us to answer, topics you'd like us to discuss, or stories you'd like us…
 
In 1943, a group of boys wandering the woodlands near Hagley Hall, in Worcestershire in the West Midlands of England, discovered the remains of an unknown woman stuffed inside a hollowed Wych Elm tree. To this day her identity remains unknown. In 1944, however, mysterious graffiti began to adorn the walls of the West Midlands reading WHO PUT BELLA …
 
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