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Myths and Legends
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Myths and Legends

Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser, Nextpod

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Jason Weiser and Carissa Weiser tell 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 ...
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A boozy dive into mythology, legends, and folklore. Every week we pour a drink and dive into a new story from around the world. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks. New episodes every Wednedsay!
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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 ...
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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.
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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://podcasters.spotify.com/po ...
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Oh, Muses! Hear our podcast and allow us to recall some of the greatest stories ever told. Stories of gods and goddesses, monsters, and heroes! Enjoy this kid-friendly retelling of classic ancient Greek myths for the whole family. We have two seasons a year, one starting in April and one starting in October! If you want to listen to Greeking Out early and ad free, you can do that on Wondery+! ---- Parents, Greeking Out the book is coming out in Sept 2023! Preorder here: https://bit.ly/greeko ...
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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.
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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.
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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
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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. ...
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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.
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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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Fireside
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Fireside

HeadStuff Podcasts

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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.
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Hello and welcome to The Faerie Folk - a wholesome travel, folklore and storytelling podcast that takes you on an magical tour to discover the myth and the magic of the United Kingdom, without leaving the comfort of your own home. Join your mystical host as she guides you on an audio adventure to discover the rich history, culture and folklore of the U.K through immersive audio soundscapes, friendly narration and historical deep-dives. Each episode features a retelling of a local folktale, a ...
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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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Find Your Gods is a celebration of the ancient myths and an exploration of their resonance in our modern world. In each episode, we take a look at a story from mythology and explore the underlying themes and ideas. The gods are still among us. You just have to look for them.
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This podcast is a storytelling journey through world-folklore. With brief context and analysis in the introductions, the main focus is the retelling of stories themselves. From saucer-eyed spectral dogs to pond-scum haunting child-eating witches - experience the darker side of Britain's folklore in Series 1. Then journey to central and eastern Europe to the world of Slavic folklore, home of Baba Yaga and lurking nature spirits (Series 2). From there, step into the vast world of Nordic Folklo ...
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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.
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Liv continues the horror that is Ovid's Ars Amatoria by looking at his tips and tricks being utilized in Augustan Imperial Roman epic poetry. It's dark. Be warned. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: This work is horrifying and promotes absurd levels of misogyny and assault, obviously Liv is provided comm…
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In this week's episode, Dan sits down with Stine Sandnes to talk about heathen beliefs and how such beliefs were recorded in sagas and poems. ------------------------------------------------ Follow Stine on Instagram: @helheimen Follow the Podcast on Instagram: @nordicmythologypodcast If you like what we do, and would like to be in the audience for…
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In this episode, we continue exploring the Hero's Journey in Part Two, focusing on the Initiation or Road of Trials. Using examples from popular stories like Harry Potter and Star Wars, the episode discusses various stages of the initiation. Each stage is analyzed, providing insights into how these events shape the hero and prepare them for their u…
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Michael Meade tells a story to illustrate the idea that sometimes we must go where we fear to go. Fear is an old word that derives from the same roots that give us “fare,” as in “thoroughfare.” Although it often causes people to run away from troubling situations, at a deeper level, fear means “to go through it.” When we fail to recognize how fear …
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We’re a mythology podcast, so why are we talking to historian Fayge Horesh about a historical figure? Well, first off she’s not real. But secondly? She’s such a cool example of a hoax becoming a myth! Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of pregnancy, misogyny, anti semitism, colonization, abortion, cultural approp…
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TW: Death, Gore Today's Chinese fairy tale tells of not being greedy. Book: The Chinese Fairy Book Editor: Dr. R. Wilhelm Translator: Frederick H. Martens 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 Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/thefolktaleproject. To…
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A lost prince, a magic TARDIS barrel, and a talking dog take us to Jötunheim and back in the story of Price Ring from Icelandic folklore. The creature is mouse deer who just wants to dance and hopefully not kill anyone. --- Links: Ring source: https://myths.link/princering Glitter drink why would you do this: https://myths.link/glitter Membership: …
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The reign of the Emperor Caligula has been presented as a cavalcade of bizarre and violent behavior. From declaring war on the ocean to building a five kilometer floating bridge so he could ride his horse over the sea, many of the most infamous stories about the emperor emphasize his mania. However, many of the most upsetting tales about Caligula a…
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Professor Philip Nash joins us for Part 2 of our examination of the life and loves of Henry Kissinger, perhaps the most influential American foreign policy figure of the later Cold War. This episode discusses his time in power in the Nixon administration, his carefully crafted public image, and his continuing power after he left office. We puzzle o…
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Three brothers-in-law and a drinking game lead to a bit of sexism in this Chinese tale. Book: The Chinese Fairy Book Editor: Dr. R. Wilhelm Translator: Frederick H. Martens 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 Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/thef…
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https://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-783Written by: S D LockeSupport the Patreon to see Exploring videos early and vote on new ones!: http://bit.ly/1U9QkPhJoin the Discord!: https://discord.gg/eBHHHe5Support the Series with official Merch!: https://t.co/aH0HApXp7vFollow me on Twitter for updates!: https://twitter.com/TES_ManggListen on Podcasts: https:…
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Today we begin a new story book - "The Chinese Fairy Book" with 'Women's Words Part Flesh and Blood'. Book: The Chinese Fairy Book Editor: Dr. R. Wilhelm Translator: Frederick H. Martens 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 Ko-Fi at https://…
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Liv is joined by Imogen Briscoe to talk Ovid's Ars Amatoria, the Art of Love, aka the first pick up artist playbook. Did Ovid create the 2000 years of misogyny we've had since? Nope, but he sure made it worse with this one! Read more from Imogen on Twitter and at the Ekklesia Magazine. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus…
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A nanafushigi (seven mysterious things) and a local yokai, the Nami Kozō or Wave Boy has a number of variations to his story, some involving real historical monks. [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 Ma…
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In this bonus episode of Pathways, Joseph Campbell answers questions from his lecture on the symbolism of Christianity, Buddhism, European Paganism, and the Arthurian Romances. Pathways with Joseph Campbell is hosted by Brad Olson, PhD and is a production of the Joseph Campbell Foundation. It is produced by Tyler Lapkin. Executive Producer, John Bu…
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Are you in the mood for love? Are you in the mood for giant-slaying? Are you in the mood for some really, really long lists? Then - good news! Jenny Collier returns to her role as our Welsh Valentine's Day correspondent with aplomb and another romantic tale from the Mabinogion. Expect curses! Extremely circuitous schemes! And a dog that is bigger t…
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Michael Meade uses an ancient tale about a lost message from the god of creation to consider the contemporary dilemma in which many people become blind to the truth. The old Sanskrit word avidya can mean “ignorance,” but also “delusion.” Avidya is a fundamental blindness about reality, not simply a lack of information that can be resolved with some…
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Folklorist Mark Norman, the creator and host of The Folklore Podcast, returns to write and present an individual episode of the show. Spurred on by the recent viral sharing of the Chicago Rat Hole, Mark takes a look at the history of this simulacrum as well as other folk art and belief associated with our roads from flacking to the Virgin Mary, and…
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Today brings the final story from "The Blue Fairy Book" - 'The Red Etin'. Enjoy! Book: The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang 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 Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/thefolktaleproject. To get more full stories and early …
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Welcome back to our Ancient Egyptian series, where we’re starting our deity focused episodes with Ra - the sun, the creator, the god king himself. We talk underworld outfit choices, god-aging, and a slamming Poetry Corner. Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of colonialism, ageism, death, blood, animal attacks/bit…
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A story from 1001 Nights about how to get rid of that annoying babysitter and what to do if your husbands keep getting killed (the answer is, apparently, to keep getting married). The creature is the sea monk, neither a monk nor a sea creature, but a horrifying Cthulhu mash-up. Creature pictures: https://myths.link/356 Membership: https://www.mythp…
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The story of Pygmalion is... so much. Plus, the time a man "fell in love" with a statue. 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 would be were I referencing the real thing. So…
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Today's story is the second to last in The Blue Fairy Book - 'The Black Bull of Norroway'. Book: The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang 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 Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/thefolktaleproject. To get more full stories …
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Support the Patreon to see Exploring videos early and vote on new ones!: http://bit.ly/1U9QkPhJoin the Discord!: https://discord.gg/eBHHHe5Support the Series with official Merch!: https://t.co/aH0HApXp7vFollow me on Twitter for updates!: https://twitter.com/TES_ManggListen on Podcasts: https://anchor.fm/theexploringseriesExploring SCP Foundation Pl…
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This week on MYTH, we’re getting a double dose of Loki goodness. You’ll see what an otter costs, where to get gold on short notice, and what a curse can really do. Then, in Gods and Monsters, our favorite trickster is going to get himself (and everyone else) into a very interesting bargain. Source: Norse Mythology…
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Today we have all of the stories of Jack the Giant-Killer in one epic tale. TW - lots of giant murder (obviously). Book: The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang 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 Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/thefolktaleproject. T…
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Liv reads Quintus Smytnaeus' the Fall of Troy, translated by AS Way. The epic picks up where the Iliad left off, Hector is dead and the Trojans now have help from the Amazons and their queen, Penthesilea. 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 anc…
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We are reaching the end of our strand of the Winter Tales here at Hallowed Histories, but we couldn't resist a couple more stories best enjoyed after dark. For the penultimale episode we are drawing again from the anthology Slow Burn Horror. We supported this project from it's Kickstarter inception all the way through to the beautiful book we now h…
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In this week's episode, Dan chats with the wonderful Kati Rán about her new Album and what it's like to collaborate when making music! ------------------------------------------------ Follow Kati on Instagram: @kati_ran Follow the Podcast on Instagram: @nordicmythologypodcast If you like what we do, and would like to be in the audience for live str…
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James has been fossil-hunting in Devon (AKA Next-Dorset) and he has unearthed the tale of a horrible old judge who just won't stay buried. It's the story of the Monmouth Rebellion, "Hanging" Judge Jeffries and the Bloody Assizes. (Those bloody assizes). Expect some baffling pub names, a smattering of actual history, and a chance to learn the differ…
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Haunted architecture, haunted museums, haunted bosses? Man, everything’s haunted nowadays. Guess it’s time to quit your job, listen to this new episode of Spirits, and consider becoming a ghost hunter for your new profession. Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of law enforcement, home invasion, homophobia, death,…
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