Best Mythology podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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Bringing you the mythologies of the world told in internal chronological order with a side helping of literature and culture
 
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Drunk Mythology
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Krista and Christian tell mythological stories of feats and failures in from around the world through podcasting with the help of friends and too many drinks.
 
Chinese Mythology Podcast is the first and only English podcast focusing on Chinese mythology where you get to join Yang’s husband Eric as she tells him of myths and legends she grew up with. We hope you enjoy these stories as much as we do!
 
Bulfinch’s Mythology, first published in 1855, is one of the most popular collections of mythology of all time. It consists of three volumes: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, and Legends of Charlemagne. This is a recording of the tenth edition of the first volume, The Age of Fable. It contains many Greek and Roman myths, including simplified versions of The Iliad and The Odyssey, as well as a selection of Norse and “eastern” myths. Thomas Bulfinch’s goal was to make the ancient myths a ...
 
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Greek Mythology
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Let’s take a look at the story of the gods and goddesses of Greek Mythology and how they factor into everything.
 
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World Mythology
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Folklore. Stories. Myths. Tales. All of the known and unknown stories will be told here.Every weekend and sometimes Friday, we explore myths; tales; folklore; stories from around the world.Join me as we go everywhere around the world telling the known and not as well known stories. You never know where myths-stories-folklore-tales will you.
 
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Spirits
Weekly
 
A boozy weekly podcast about mythology, legends and folklore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.
 
A sequel to Nathaniel Hawthorne's earlier volume of Greek mythology interpreted and retold for young people, Tanglewood Tales includes more legends and tales of ancient heroes and monsters. In his earlier book, A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys, Hawthorne had designed the book to be a book within a book. A young college student keeps a group of young children entertained by retelling Greek myths in a way in which they can easily understand. Nathaniel Hawthorne also wrote a brief introduction ...
 
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White Horse Inn
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Do all paths lead to God? Is the Bible history or mythology? Are we saved by grace or good works? Featuring panelists from a variety of Christian traditions, this program seeks to answer questions like these by a careful examination of both the text and context of Scripture. Join us throughout 2019 as we spend a year exploring The Gospel of John. If you want to better understand "what you believe and why you believe it," subscribe to this podcast!
 
The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children by Charles Kingsley is a collection of three Greek mythology stories: Perseus, The Argonauts, and Theseus. The author had a great fondness for Greek fairy tales and believed the adventures of the characters would inspire children to achieve higher goals with integrity.
 
A wandering king who's a war-hero doomed to roam the earth by a vengeful God, a plethora of fantastic experiences, a wife battling the invasion of suitors who wish to replace her missing husband, a son in search of his father - the Odyssey is a rich tapestry of incredible experiences and unforgettable characters. A must-read classic for anyone who wants to understand the fundamentals of Western mythology, it is a sequel to the Illiad which recounts the magnificent saga of the Trojan War. The ...
 
You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of Cinematical.com, former film critic for LA Weekly), who writes, narrates, records and edits each episode. It is a heavily-researched work of creative nonfiction: navigating through conflicting reports, mythology, and institutionalized spin, Karina tries to sort out what really happened behind the ...
 
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What The Folklore?
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What the Folklore is a comedy podcast trying to make sense of nonsensical stories. We deal in strange mythology and folktales from around the globe. We can be found at www.facebook.com/wtfolklore.
 
This podcast is a collection of interviews & lectures, some of which are recorded specifically for this podcast, and some that are from his university courses, public lectures, documentary interviews, and YouTube videos from his channel: Jordan Peterson Videos (https://www.youtube.com/user/JordanPetersonVideos). The podcast offers discussion and information concerning a variety of complex ideas: How moral & pragmatic values regulate emotion and motivation; Psychometric models such as the Big ...
 
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SinSomnia
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Can't sleep? Let me tell you some stories in a very boring voice to put you to sleep. These stories will primarily focus around mythology, religion and comics
 
Coffee With Kenobi is your source for Star Wars discussion, analysis, and rhetoric. Our weekly podcast explores the mythology of Star Wars from a place of intelligence and humor.
 
MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry and present science-backed solutions that result in increased muscular development and performance while simultaneously emphasizing health. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitne ...
 
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The Story Engine
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Tristan Verboven makes a storyteller's case for the history of the ancient world. Weaving mythology with historical accounts, he tells tales of the ongoing battle between light and darkness in the cradle of civilization. Hear the story of Ancient Rome and Carthage that is historically accurate, all the while delving into the dark corners of the human spirit. A place where vengeance, honour and battle turn the tides on the Mediterranean world.
 
Authentic connection to Ireland with a native voice on mythology, indigenous spirituality, archaeology, history, culture, society, storytelling, and travel round the island.
 
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SoundWave
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Misha Kleider tells powerful stories from around the world that invite you to see the world in a new way. These stories wrestle with the big questions in mythology, ecology, and philosophy. We upload a new 5-10 minute story every 2 weeks, so make sure you subscribe. These podcasts you enjoy are actually films! Check them out at youtube.com/mythicstoriesIf you love our stories, help us make more by supporting us at patreon.com/mythicstories
 
Bill and James go through the looking glass and down the rabbit hole as they explore the personal mythology of their deep bond around the artistry and music of Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan. Absurd, unexpected, off the wall and under the table, this is the podcast nobody was waiting for and everyone's been dreaming about, innocently. Featuring... in the center ring: itinerant theater director, bricoleur, and Fairy Podmother, Cheryl King; writer, thespian rain dog, and Fashion Fangod, Bruce ...
 
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Skal Podcast
Weekly
 
An open discussion on Norse mythology, tales of the gods, and current news on the religion. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/skalpodcast/support
 
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What the Buck
Monthly
 
Been away for awhile but We're back Now!! NEW SHOWS STARTING FEBRUARY 2019 ____________________________BUCK WILL BE TEAMING UP WITH EX NFL OFFENSIVE TACKLE BRETT MILLER. Brett played 10 years in the NFL with the Falcons, Chargers and my NY Jets. Ancient Alien Theory, Ancient Civilizations, Mythology, Cryptozoology, Space, Sports, Reality TV, Music, Comedy
 
Free monthly Australian night sky mp3 audio guides, produced by Sydney Observatory. Published at the beginning of each month, usually around 20 minutes long, and including information about what you are likely to be able to see in that month's Australian night sky, including constellations, stars, the Sun, Moon, planets, astronomy, telescopes and astronomical mythology.
 
The Wanderings Podcast is a project by fine art and advertising photographer Pedro Bonatto, featuring interviews with artists, designers, scientists, filmmakers, authors and entrepreneurs who are creating inspiring work in a variety of fields. In informal conversations, Pedro explores topics that inspire his personal photography work, including history, mythology, science, fashion and world cultures.
 
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BarnCat Radio
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OmniLogical and MultiTopical Parapsychological and cryptozoological and extraterrestrial. Local and vocal. Maybe even branch-off to music movies books and TV. Even kid stuff like comic books and video games. Spiritual stuff like religion and mythology. I try not to get too political but that may happen. Northwest Washington based, but also multi-dimensional given space and time. Your Commander-In-Mischief, BarnCat, seconds to all his most loyal Barnyard Commandos, give these shows a listen a ...
 
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Project Mnemosyne
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Project Mnemosyne is an experiment named in honor of the personification of memory in Greek mythology. Mnemosyne was the mother of the nine muses, and we'll see where the muses lead. To start out we'll be doing a series of short episodes consisting of just a poem. I'm trying to learn these by heart, and figured the best way to do this would be to have a recording of myself reciting the poem that I could put on repeat.
 
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Extratone Radio
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From footwork to the history of dirigibles; from ancient mythology to the puny Silicon Valley Gods — Extratone Radio draws from our varied voices to deliver to the curious the most entertaining sounds around.
 
Welcome to the Ancient Greek World Podcast, where Ancient Greek Wisdom, History, Art, Mythology and Culture, come together at one place.
 
Full of Sith is a show dedicated to bringing the most interesting Star Wars conversations in the galaxy. Aside from breaking news in the world of Star Wars and interviews with some of the biggest names in the galaxy, we talk the philosophy and influence of Star Wars just as readily as the deep mythology it represents. Hosted by Tha Mike Pilot (Mediocre Show, Obviously Oblivious, The Awful Show), Bryan Young (Author, Filmmaker, Contributing Writer for StarWars.com) and Holly Frey (Stuff You M ...
 
We are the story tellers, the keepers of those ancient wisdoms that are shared through inspiration and meditation in those most sacred of places. Britain has always been considered a magical place, steeped in history and mythology that goes back to before written records were kept. This country has always been known for its link to those other domains that are shrouded in mist and sorcery, never easily found but always felt and known about. The Isle of Wight is the home of the ancient gods, ...
 
King Alfred and the Cakes. Damon and Pythias. The Sword of Damocles. Bruce and the Spider. These are stories that many people who grew up in the last century would be familiar with. They were included in our text books or to be found in anthologies in our school libraries. However, for a new generation growing up, some of these may be new and unknown. Hence, Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin would indeed be a great addition to your children's bookshelf. James Baldwin, who shares h ...
 
In this first ever podcast . I introduce the Pech a an ancient tribe from Scottish Mythology. The Roisin Dubh The Wild Mountain Thyme and Summertime add to the atmosphere.
 
In The Adventures of Ulysses, Charles Lamb re-tells the story of Ulysses’s journey from Troy to his own kingdom of Ithaca. The book uses Homer’s The Odyssey as the basis for the story, but it isn’t a direct translation of the Greek classic. The book is considered a modern version of the epic tale when it was published in 1808. In the preface of the book, Lamb said that he made the narration of the story faster so that more readers would be attracted to it. To begin with, Homer’s Odyssey is a ...
 
When a modern film script draws inspiration from a poem written more than a century ago, readers can judge its impact on our collective imagination. Such is the resonance of the poem "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe. First published in 1845, "The Raven" is a masterpiece of atmosphere, rhythmic quality and use of language. Constructed in narrative form, it tells the story of a young man who is mourning the loss of his beloved. One December night as he wearily sits up browsing through a classica ...
 
When a modern film script draws inspiration from a poem written more than a century ago, readers can judge its impact on our collective imagination. Such is the resonance of the poem "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe. First published in 1845, "The Raven" is a masterpiece of atmosphere, rhythmic quality and use of language. Constructed in narrative form, it tells the story of a young man who is mourning the loss of his beloved. One December night as he wearily sits up browsing through a classica ...
 
History made interesting for young readers—This Country of Ours by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall provides a simple and easy to comprehend way of looking at the history of the United States. Arranged chronologically in seven long chapters, it presents events in a story form, making them memorable and very different from other formats. One of the challenges that writers of history face is about fleshing out the characters and making the bland repetition of dates and dynasties seem relevant to m ...
 
Goddess Alive Radio is the podcast for MotherHouse of the Goddess and is hosted by Kimberly F. Moore, Priestess and Founder of the MotherHouse & Mystery School of the Goddess. Tune into the Myth, Magick, and Mystery of Goddess Spirituality, Women’s Empowerment, and Living Mythology – how Goddess is moving through our lives today. Priestesses, Practitioners, Authors, Healers, and Shamans will be joining us to discuss their practices and experiences.
 
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Myths and Legends
Weekly
 
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 ...
 
An examination of mythological and psychological subtext in esoteric film.
 
Listen to The Grindhouse Radio weekly for a no holds barred, madhouse of mythological pop culture proportions with hosts Brimstone, Kim Adragna, Zambo and the rest of the GHR Crew.
 
I write original magical realism fiction for adults and also love to share stories from mythology, history and popular culture. I also write some songs.
 
Welcome to Fjörn’s Hall, where a friendly skáld recounts the stories and lore of the medieval North! In each episode of this podcast, we gather around the hearthside and explore a new aspect of the 'Viking' world by retelling their stories, spicing them up with a bit of academic research, and stimulating lively discussions that are informative, fun, and relevant.
 
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StoryLink Radio
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The professional storytellers at StoryLink Radio, known as Seanchaí, are committed to bringing stories to Life through the spoken word as in traditional oral storytelling. We present stories of many genres... Ancient Myths and Legends, short stories, full length novels, science fiction and high fantasy, philosophy, traditions, drama, fiction, non-fiction, romance, theatre, ghosts & haunts, suspense, stories of the strange, and more! Our stories may be drawn from contemporary sources, or from ...
 
Silver footed, fair haired Thetis, Ares the God of War, Nike the Goddess of Victory, The Furies and The Muses, Zeus the presiding deity of the Universe and the magical, mysterious Olympus, are some of the amazing, mythical Greek and Roman deities you'll encounter in this book. Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by EM Berens was originally intended for young readers. Written in an easy and light style, the author attempts to bring the pantheon of gods into a comprehensible format. H ...
 
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VINTAGE BOOKS
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The VINTAGE Podcast is a weekly books podcast, released every Sunday, hosted by Leena Norms. Author interviews, book news and discussions on subjects ranging from literary fiction to graphic novels, cookery to crime fiction, history and travel to biography and poetry. It comes from the publishers of Jo Nesbo, Nigella Lawson, Irvine Welsh, Haruki Murakami, Ian McEwan, Joe Sacco, Anne Enright, Mark Haddon and more. #VINTAGEPodcast
 
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Mythic Deviant
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Mythic Deviant: Your life is a story, might as well make it a good one. We explore the ways that stories rule our lives, and how we can use them to do the same.
 
We are a Mississippi-based comedy improv troupe. We do stuff and record things.
 
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In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the pros and cons of full body workout programming vs body part splits, best tips for focusing on the mind/muscle connection, lifting weights while pregnant and the Brittany Dawn fitness scam. ...…
 
Happy Valentine's Day to couples and singles! We have talked about many love stories in our podcast and most of them are classic and epic love stories that seem like far from our daily lives. But sometimes it is these not so epic love stories touch us the most.
 
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In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the carry-over an overhead squat has for a traditional back squat or front squat, go-to techniques to elicit long-term behavior change in clients, the training volume needed to build and keep muscle and ...…
 
Download When it comes to love in the medieval North, these are some of the most essential stories to know. We start things off with a fairly detailed discussion of Freyja, the free-spirited goddess of love and war, which includes some coverage of her ferocious cats and her experience with magic (seiðr). But after that, we enjoy the stories of ...…
 
Kim, Brim, Zambo and Mr. Greer are back at it again. Apart from all the usual shenanigans, the gang chats about everything pop culture with all the trimmings and the cast is joined by Felix of Battlestar Galactica and so much more, chatting about stuff, things and why Spaceballs is such an amazing film. Enjoy.…
 
In true Valentine's Day fashion, the guys tell the myth they love the most and why. They also cover a special tombstone mentioned in some Norse News which leads into some #Cnutling Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/skalpodcast/support
 
Star Wars Resistance star Christopher Sean (“Kazuda Xiono” or “Kaz”) joins Dan Z to discuss the hit show, what we can learn from the Resistance spy, and what it felt like to find the Kaz action figure! Then, Tom has updates on Celebration Chicago guests, and Mason Z returns to discuss his first viewing of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace ...…
 
If this is the day that you avoid at all costs - candle-lit restaurants, flowers, heart-shaped chocolates, lingerie, and hallmark cards: this episode may just be for you. Bill, James and Cheryl bare tidbits of their hearts and souls while reveling in the flipside of St. Valentine’s Day with traditional Tom Waits' heart breaking love songs. Feel ...…
 
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In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon. 967: Dr. Gabrielle Lyon What is her background in the space of health/wellness? (4:52) What got her interested in what she does now? (6:00) Her journey competing and how it impacted her health/mindset. Did she have the best approach going into it? (7:50) What happens to women’s ...…
 
The story of La Llorona is so much more than that trailer you keep seeing with Linda Cardellini. We invited podcast critic Elena Fernández-Collins to tell us a little bit about La Llorona, the historical figure that might have inspired the tale, and her own personal experiences with the spirit growing up in Puerto Rico. We also talk about the s ...…
 
The most important difference between the religions of the world and the Christian faith is the difference between law and gospel. At the core of every religion is the application of moral instruction and advice for personal transformation. This appeals to all human beings because we are all wired for law. But the essence of Christianity is not ...…
 
I don't want to spoil anything for someone who doesn't know this story, but this three-parter has everything: sneering villains, valiant heroes, monster fights, love, loss, betrayal, and someone shoving dragon tongues down their pants despite that not remotely being the best way to transport dragon tongues. It's the long-requested original stor ...…
 
Bryan and Holly gathered to have an in-depth discussion about the villains of Star Wars, both real and alleged. They spoke a lot about Orson Krennic's fashion sense, the redemption of Ben Solo, and the allure of Anakin Skywalker's story. If you haven’t already, join our new Facebook group and join in the discussions with us and other listeners ...…
 
Hello there, this is Geoffrey Wyatt, one of the team here at Sydney Observatory which is part of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences. I'm going to talk to you about what's visible in the sky for the month of March.
 
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In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the importance of the 1 rep max for building muscle and strength, tips for optimizing recovery days, whether personal training will be covered by insurance and how overcome difficult setbacks i ...…
 
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