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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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Have you ever wondered "What is a Viking?", "Were Vikings tattooed?" or "Did they ever REALLY use the Blood Eagle? If so, then this is the right podcast for YOU. In this podcast, follow along Daniel Farrand's (Owner of Horns of Odin) journey as he tries to make sense of the complex history of the Viking Age and Nordic Mythology, through easy to digest, funny, natural (and often very honest) conversations. Daniel is joined by Co-Host (and in house archaeologist) Margrethe Havgar, as the pair ...
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Welcome to Unlimited Opinions! Have you ever wanted to listen to a lawyer and his son discuss philosophy, mythology, theology, politics and more? No? Well, Mark and Adam Bishop are here to discuss it all the same! From philosophy to mythology to politics, they discuss it all with rants and tangents galore! Now in Season 8, they're breaking down George Lakoff's "Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think," going chapter by chapter to discuss the differences between the linguistic wo ...
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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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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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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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Mythologies of the World

Mythologies of the World

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Mythologies of the World will talk about some different mythologies. Also Mythologies of the World will help simplify it if there is any difficulty in understanding. Cover art photo provided by Saketh Garuda on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@sakethgaruda
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This is the Myths Your Teach Hated, a weekly podcast where I tell the stories of cultures around the world in all of their original, bloody, uncensored glory. Modern tellings of these stories have become dry and dusty, but I’ll be trying to breathe new life into them. These stories are NSFW.
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Once upon a time, many centuries ago, the veil between the realms of the mortal and the divine was nonexistent. Knowledge and information flowed freely, and the gods eagerly imbued their wisdom to all of their followers. After a time, mortals developed a desire for independence, and a young hero found a way to build a barrier that no divine voice could penetrate. Undeterred, the gods patiently waited until they discovered a rather unorthodox solution for their communication conundrum. Mortal ...
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"The Multiverse Memoirs" is a fan-made show that delves into the lore and history of characters from the Magic: The Gathering multiverse. It explores characters with limited information, sometimes incorporating creative liberties and stretching the truth for entertainment. The show combines fan content with elements of established canon and is intended purely for entertainment.
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Folklore: Beliefs, traditions & culture of the people. Traditional folklore themes from around the world. An accessible podcast ranked in the top 0.5% of shows globally, bringing free access to many of the world's experts in folklore, authors, broadcasters and more.
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The Vedic Universe is about the structure of our universe as described in “The Srimad Bhagavatham”, a sacred book of the Hindus. It not only includes the heavens but also the netherworld. I first drew a pictorial version of this universe that later helped me to write and talk about it.
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Between the Worlds Podcast

Amanda Yates Garcia, Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs

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Join us Between the Worlds as we discuss tarot, psychology, mythology, pop culture, witchcraft, magic, art, and history with host Amanda Yates Garcia and a series of special guests. Music and production by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs. (Looking for the podcast Strange Magic? You can find those episodes here as well. Just scroll down, Strange Magic episodes begin with the acronym SM. If you'd like to read our statement on the end of that podcast, please see the show notes of episode BTW 28: Ace ...
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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 producer and screenwriter Luke Greensmith as he explores folklore from around the world.
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A unique view of mythology ... Imagine: Ancient Greek gods in the modern world ... Were the Greek gods no more than myths? Modern scholars say so. What if they're wrong? ... Join best selling author and mythologist Patrick Garner as he explores the Greek gods — Zeus, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Athena, Poseidon, Ares and many others — and offers rare insights into who these divine beings were — and uniquely, what became of them! Heard in more than 188 countries, Garner's Greek Mythology is n ...
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A dive into historical topics from an elevated perspective. New episodes will be out every Wednesday. Find us on our socials:@Historicallyhi on Twitter @historicallyhighpod on Instagram. Don't forget to like, rate, subscribe, and let your friends know what they are missing.
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The world’s top scientists explain the latest health, nutrition, and gut health research and translate it into practical advice to improve your health & weight. Join ZOE Science & Nutrition, on a journey of scientific discovery. Hosted by Jonathan Wolf.
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What makes Norse mythology "norse"? Why does Thor kill giants? What do the myths tell us about Loki's gender identity? The world of popular media is always happy to provide a modernized re-telling of ancient stories with a heavy scoop of creative license, but on "Norse Mythology: The Unofficial Guide", we'll dive into the original tales directly from the sources and learn together from experts in the field about what these stories really mean and how they would have affected the lives of the ...
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I'm TK, your guide to the past as we uncover the people, events, and little-known-facts hidden in the shadows of your old history textbooks. From empress baddies to activist profiles, turkey gods and the history of the toothbrush, tattoos, Pompeii peepees, and everything in between, you can find it all here. There is no telling how far we'll dig or how many "historical facts" we'll reexamine. No event too small and no topic too big, because this is For The Love of History.
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The Half-Blood Happy Hour

Zach Bigelbach, Gabrielle German, Lucy Adame, Noah James, Magnus Lewis

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Welcome to The Half-Blood Happy Hour! A biweekly Dungeons & Dragons actual play podcast where a group of delightful demigods dive into a world where the mythologies of the world come to life. Join our players as they embark on an adventure to unlock the mysteries of gods and monsters in the modern world!
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What would the history of our world be if we only had our imagination to explain it? Main Street Mythology is an urban-fantasy audio drama that explores city life through the legends of a modern pantheon of gods.
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Welcome to The Leigh Lyle-Toal Effect. Focusing on world events, conspiracy theories, true crime, alien phenomenon, mythology and topics suggested by you the listeners. Guests will be like minded people and experts to help us get further in sight. This will all take place in a very relaxed, non judgemental environment.
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This Jungian Life Podcast

Joseph Lee, Lisa Marchiano, & Deb Stewart

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Eavesdrop on three Jungian analysts as they engage in lively, sometimes irreverent conversations about a wide range of topics as they share what it’s like to see the world through the depth psychological lens provided by Carl Jung. Half of each episode is spent discussing a dream submitted by a listener.
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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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The Irish Pagan School Podcast

Lora O'Brien & Jon O'Sullivan

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Authentic Connection to Ireland. Regular episodes from native presenters and teachers - Lora O'Brien and Jon O'Sullivan - on Irish History, Heritage, Mythology, Folklore, the Tuatha Dé Danann, Fairy Faith, Irish or Celtic Paganism... direct from the Irish Pagan School HQ in County Waterford, Ireland. ✨ FREE LEARNING RESOURCES FOR A YEAR! - https://irishpagan.school/free ✨ Irish Pagan Resources Checklist available NOW - https://irishpagan.school/checklist/ 👀 🟠 Patrons get to ask their own que ...
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Faust Checho dives down the rabbit hole with a menagerie of mind blowing humans from authors to mystics, physicists, futurists, technologists, ufologists and everyone in between... pulling back the veil of a brave new world.
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National Leprechaun Museum Talking Stories

National Leprechaun Museum Talking Stories

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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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The first Empress Baddie of the season, well kind of. In this week's time travel trip to the past we combine our two loves women's history and tattoo history to explore the incredibly recent discovery of Lady Cao, a possible Peruvian queen. Why do I say possible? Well, you'll just have to tune into the episode to find out! 🤩App Info🤩 https://donorb…
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Some of Michaela's favourite moments from the last couple years of the podcast, because it's our seven year anniversary! CW/TW: this compilation features episodes on Seneca's Thyestes (major gore etc.) and one on Ovid's "Nice Guys" (major misogyny), and as always... far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involve…
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In this week's episode, Dan and Margrethe sit down with seamstress and photographer Martine Vargdottir to talk about how they recreate past cultures through still images. ------------------------------------------------ Follow Martine on Instagram: @vargdatter Follow Margrethe on Instagram: @arkeomags Follow the Podcast on Instagram: @nordicmytholo…
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Did you know you can build muscle just as effectively with plant protein as with animal protein? In this episode, Simon Hill, a plant-based nutritionist and Dr Will Bulsiewicz, board-certified gastroenterologist, explain how our bodies use protein to build muscle and highlight the health benefits of plant proteins, such as reducing the risk of hear…
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“He’s just Father from Codename: Kids Next Door!” Darien (she/her) and DJ (he/him) present the perfect episode for a mid-summer heatwave: Muspelheim, land of lava and fire. Other topics include the narrative choice to not include the book one villain in book three, origins of the universe, another examination into why stating that “Snorri made it u…
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How can understanding the symbolic power of twisters help us navigate and transform the chaotic forces in our lives with resilience and wisdom? Twisters symbolize the spontaneous upheaval in the ordinary affairs of life that can be annihilating or transformative. These swirling vortexes are manifestations of the sacred, expressions of celestial and…
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On this episode of Living Myth, Michael Meade suggests that in times of change, just as in periods of personal crisis, there can be an intensification and an acceleration of calling. Whether it comes as a daunting challenge or a crushing blunder, a big dream or a cutting loss, each major life event has within it an opportunity to awaken to the call…
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Send us a Text Message. Lora O'Brien chats with Dr. Gillian Kenny, a distinguished scholar who also teaches at the Irish Pagan School. They delve into the realm of Irish fairies, the deep-rooted fairy faith in Ireland, and the iconic figure of the Banshee. Join us as we explore the often misunderstood and misrepresented aspects of these powerful en…
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Our last new story for a bit is a short (but very good) tale about death. Starting next week The Folktale Project will be replaying classic stories while we get ready for something completely new. Title: Roumanian Fairy Tales Author: Various Compiler: Mite Kremnitz Editor: J. M. Percival Host: Dan Scholz Support The Folktale Project by becoming a s…
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Was Shakespeare writing about zombies? What if Romeo & Juliet were transformed at the end of the play rather than just dying? We’re joined by playwright and creator Melody Bates to talk about her love and frustration with Shakespeare, her acting origins, and translating fashion and folklore into performance. Content Warning: This episode contains c…
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A story from "One Thousand and One Nights" about three wondrous gifts: a clock, a security system, and a fake horse that can fly. Bet you can't guess which one wins the prize at the king's big science and geometry fair. The creature is the Tangie! It'll be your friend, but only if you want to do crime. -- Sponsors: BetterHelp: Myths and Legends is …
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Disney...a name that can stir emotions, excite the senses, and bring memories flooding back from anyones childhood. Walter Elias Disney was a man from humble beginnings who, through his love for animation, storytelling, and sheer determination, created an entertainment empire that spans the globe. Mickey Mouse is one of the most recognizable symbol…
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Today’s episode is a special one as it marks the release of my new book, Scottish Myths & Legends Volume II. For this episode I wanted to share with you a story narrated by Angus King, who narrated the audiobook of Scottish Myths & Legends Volumes I & II. The story comes from the island of Barra in the Outer Hebrides. I first heard it from Linda Wi…
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Liv revisits the third episode of the podcast, the many crimes of Zeus, this time breaking down what's hidden behind the wild stories of a predatory god. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! Submit to this year's summer/anniversary Q&A! CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typi…
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The confrontation with the Sisters of Silk continues as our party becomes more and more separated. Theme Song by Doc Harbor. Follow Us! Instagram and tiktok: @halfbloodhappyhour Twitter: @HB_Happy_Hour Join Our Patreon: patreon.com/halfbloodhappyhour Get some Half-Blood Happy Hour merch! redbubble.com/HBHappyHour Follow Our Cast! Noah - @throroughl…
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Send over your dead SMS messages. Greetings, listeners! Artemis here with a story from Japan. This one is about a bad-tempered woman and what happened after she overreacted to a sparrow's honest mistake. Thankfully, unlike in last week's tale, nobody faces their demise! Good always triumphs over evil, but sometimes evil actually gets the opportunit…
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Founder of The DNA Company Kashif Khan beams in to discuss the transformative power of functional genomics, the future of gene therapy, and how humans can reverse aging on episode 165 of the Far Out with Faust podcast. Kashif Khan is an entrepreneur and investor who has built, run, and scaled businesses across a range of industries. He is the co-fo…
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After a nice, long break, NMTUG is back to cover a relatively obscure topic in Norse mythology: the dísir. What makes the dísir distinct from valkyries, norns, and other death-entangled women? Let's fin Sources: “The Merseburg Spells” by Joseph S. Hopkins, 2023 “Dísir” by John Lindow in Pre-Christian Religions of the North volume III, 2020 “Diction…
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This week on MYTH, we’re traveling back to ye olde London for the strange birth of the legendary King Arthur. You’ll see that destiny can be written across the sky, that even a half-dead king is better than nothing, and that it’s easy to abuse magic. Then, in Gods and Monsters, we’ll seek help for an endless swarm of rats. Source: Arthurian Legend…
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My guest today is Stephen McCabe of Green Temple Therapy. A former student on my Myth Singers course, Stephen is a storyteller, author, Zen Buddhist, tarot reader and nature therapist based in the village of Temple in Scotland. He’s the author of The Moorfoot Tales, a collection in which his deep love for nature is always present and eloquently exp…
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Satan, the Devil, Lucifer the fallen angel we love to hate. But was he really such a terrible guy to begin with? This week we dive into the history of old Scratch himself to figure out why he has so many names, what's the deal with always possessing women, and so much more. Join TK as we hop in the time machine and find out how Satan came to be. __…
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Today we’re finding out how to improve blood vessel health with New York Times best selling author, Dr. William Li. Dr. Li has some simple steps we can take to not only slow down the deterioration of our blood vessels, but also to reduce any existing blockages that we may, or may not yet know about. Learn how your body responds to food with ZOE 👉 s…
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Liv reads Book 9 and part of Book 10 of the Fall of Troy, translated by AS Way. With Neoptolemus on their side the Greeks defeat Troy's hero Eurypylus and the Trojans put up their last stand. 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, …
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Send over your dead SMS messages. Greetings, listeners! Revenge is not a dish best served cold! In fact, it seems that our princess thinks it is best served hot. Fiery hot. However, that's a discussion for another day. For now, just know that she is cooking up something and when she's finished, all I'll be able to say is, "Well done." If you have a…
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Emulsifiers are common in our diets, enhancing the texture, appearance and shelf life of many foods. But are they safe? In today’s episode, Jonathan and Federica uncover the surprising truth about emulsifiers in our food. We learn the science behind emulsifiers, their impact on health, and the rising concerns over there extensive use in ultra-proce…
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In this week's episode, Dan and Margrethe celebrate the Oseberg Ship's 120th Birthday! With guest Jan Bill, they deeply dive into this archaeological wonder. ------------------------------------------------ Follow Margrethe on Instagram: @arkeomags Follow the Podcast on Instagram: @nordicmythologypodcast If you like what we do, and would like to be…
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Where are our lost talents and disowned powers hiding? PERSONAL SHADOW WORK: Where is your dark twin hiding? Helps us identify parts of ourselves pushed into the unconscious due to conflicts with our family of origin and misalignment with cultural and family norms. We first encounter shadow by projecting it on others. The despicable traits we canno…
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How can the shared imaginal realms of Jung and Tolkien empower us to navigate our personal journeys and transform our understanding of self and community? In exploring the uncanny shared imaginal realms of Jung and Tolkien, author Becca Tarnas uncovers a profound intersection of depth psychology and mythopoeic literature, revealed in their seminal …
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On this episode of Living Myth, edited from a Shift Network Summit on mysticism, Michael Meade suggests that we each arrive at turning points where the map we have been given does not match the territory we find ourselves in. Because each soul is unique, each life journey leads to the pathless path where we must awaken to the dream of our own life.…
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Send us a Text Message. Jon talks about his own experiences with the other crowd and whether he has seen, or would want to see, them. ✨ FREE LEARNING RESOURCES FOR A YEAR! - https://irishpagan.school/free ✨ Irish Pagan Resources Checklist available NOW - https://irishpagan.school/checklist/ 👀 🟠 Patrons get to ask their own questions for these video…
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This week's tale comes from rural Japan and shows how a young couple discovers some modern conveniences. Title: Japanese Fairy Tales Author: Grace James 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 g…
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We’re vibing with nature, which means we’re talking about the tree spirits of Greek mythology: Dryads! Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of incest, suicide, genitals, sexual assault, blood, slut-shaming, death, animal attacks, animal death, and child endangerment. Housekeeping - Recommendation: This week, Julia …
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Three stories from Denmark about learning from your mistakes. Or not learning, and donating six full bags of gold to the local thieves. The creature is the swamfisk. It's horrible, horrible smell is a personal choice. Dwarves fighting cranes in Greenland: https://myths.link/376 Dustache dustpan: https://myths.link/dustache --- Sponsors: GhostBed: R…
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