Best mythology podcasts we could find (Updated May 2018)
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Bringing you the mythologies of the world told in internal chronological order with a side helping of literature and culture
Drunk Mythology
Drunk Mythology retells the ridiculous feats and exploits of the gods and goddesses from mythologies around the world with the help of a few bottles of wine per episode. Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.
The Mythology Podcast
Myth, Folklore & Legend is pleased to presen the Classical Mythology podcast. With this series we will investigate the characters and events that formed bedrock of belief in the ancient western world. Whether you are interested in a certain Divinity or a particular story, this podcast is a must for all students of myth.
The Mythology Podcast
Myth, Folklore & Legend
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 ...
Peter Conrad dissects the popular culture of his era, as French semiotician Roland Barthes did 60 years earlier in his Mythologies.
Paul Bianchi sits down with his best friend and comedic writing partner Sarah Oliver to teach her everything he knows about the bizarre, and sometimes hilarious tales of Greek Mythology. New Episodes released every other Wednesday. #MythunderstoodPodcast Mythunderstood is part of the Dragon Wagon Radio podcast network.
The Mythology Podcast
Myth, Folklore & Legend
Great stories from Vedic mythology, traditional recitation of mantras, and Indian music presented from a western perspective with a sense of fun and enjoyment.
Find more about us at our website: chinesemythologypodcast.comFollow us on Instagram and Twitter!Chinese Mythology Podcast is a podcast 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!
Listen as we explore popularly shared facebook and twitter memes that claim various things skeptically!
Geek Mythology Podcast brings you all of the latest news in TV, Movies and Gaming! Join hosts Toby, Tara, Lel and Andrew as they jump into the world of geek and discuss all of the latest ongoing topics that surround the industry that’s kept us on the couch for years. Themed episodes every week, a new geeky discussion topic each episode and the 2014 Geek Mythology Olympiad are just some of the things you can expect in the Geek Mythology Podcast. What are you waiting for? Jump in.
Greek and Roman mythology: we all know the basics, but have you ever really considered how crazy some of the stories are? The gods did some pretty weird (and awful) things. In Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! a myth geek tells stories of different myths in a casual, contemporary, and straight-up blunt way. This isn't your average storytelling podcast: Liv focuses on Greek and Roman mythology's (mis)treatment of women, the insane things the gods did, and the all around incredible minds of the an ...
Classical Mythology
A former bodyguard/driver for the music industry and a lifelong musician from the opposite side of the musical spectrum team up to talk about some of the weirdest music myths & legends.No music genre is safe, no artist spared. If they’ve had weird run-ins with groupies, drugs or the law these guys will get down the the bottom of the story and report back to you!
Everything from entertainment to gaming and anime. Even the more serious discussions... but not so much.New episodes each week!
Our Fake History
Historical Myths Relished and Ruined!
Myths and Legends
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 ...
Greek Mythology
Let’s take a look at the story of the gods and goddesses of Greek Mythology and how they factor into everything.
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.
Spirits is a boozy weekly podcast about mythology, legends and lore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.
A former bodyguard/driver for the music industry and a lifelong musician from the opposite side of the musical spectrum team up to talk about some of the weirdest music myths & legends.No music genre is safe, no artist spared. If they’ve had weird run-ins with groupies, drugs or the law these guys will get down the the bottom of the story and report back to you!
Monsters' Advocate
A podcast about the unsung heroes of myths and legends-the monsters! We'll take a look at some monster-centric myths and legends, some not so ancient cryptids, and everything in-between and try to sort out possible origin species, biological impetus for why they do what they do, and why we love to hear about them.
Culture and history conveyed through storytelling. Tanner narrates and Nico composes original and culturally-inspired soundscapes for the stories. This show is dedicated to Colin Campbell, a man with great regard for historical knowledge.
Story Archaeology combines the breadth of knowledge and skills of the storyteller with academic exploration of ancient texts. We focus on the Irish tradition, peeling back the layers of modern folklore to unearth the potsherds and treasuries of our heritage. On, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists; Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
What The Folklore?
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
Spirits is a boozy weekly podcast about mythology, legends and lore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.
In the face of a smear campaign by the International Department of Superhuman Oversight, Adira Collins, aka Forge, releases her audio journal in a bimonthly podcast.
The Aldasaga Podcast
The Aldasaga podcast is a discussion of Old Norse language and literature. The 2013 podcast series explores the Norse Legendary Sagas: Völsunga Saga, the Saga of Hrólf Kraki, and the Saga of King Heiðrek the Wise.
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 ...
This excellent book contains many great stories from the various mythologies of man throughout the ages.
Short summaries and readings of classical mythology (Hercules, Atlantis, Trojan War, etc.) Email:
Stories of Mahabharata
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.
Mythology & Religion in the Human Story
Find Your Gods
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.
Stories of Mahabharata
Know Your Legends
KZOM Radio’s “Know Your Legends" series is all about the study and re-familiarization of Crytids, Mythologies, Government Conspiracies, Creatures of Legend, Ancient Gods, and anything else that comes up.
StoryLink Radio
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 ...
Your user's guide to life on the outside. Leaving religion is the first step into a larger, better world. But it can also be a scary world. Things work differently now. Never fear: that's why we’re here! We're your audio uncles, and with help from good friends and experts in all sorts of fields, we're going to share the stories and seek the knowledge we all need for building a great life! After all, you only get one (that we know of), so you'd better make the most of it!
A witty comedy series set in the 1930s at Maudelayne College in Oxbridge, UK where a rift has opened allowing mythological worlds to enter reality. The intrepid trio—Atherton, Westbrook and Worsley must maintain order while battling monsters and visiting legendary heroes.
Heaven - Season One
What if Heaven wasn't all it's cracked up to be? Friends Kate and Daniel find that after their untimely deaths, Heaven leaves them dissatisfied and itching for something... else. So they're off, with a passport to discover more afterlif
An ancient artifact of unfathomable power. An unseen enemy who knows how to wield it. A hero who can manifest his special ability three nights a month. A recipe for action and suspense or an open invention to a butt kicking? Find out in "Beware the Moon Wraith: The Orb of Phoebe", a ten part serial that pits the Moon Wraith, a vengeful ghost for justice, against cosmic forces contained within a sphere fashioned by the gods. Actually, a god. Okay, not a god but a titan, which is not quite a g ...
A blog by Lance Schaubert about fiction, mythology, nonconformists, and free readings of bedtime stories that will help you and your child sleep.
Explores the world of Depth Psychology, integrating culture, ecology, anthropology, philosophy, Jungian thought, and indigenous issues among others.
We will read and listen to all of Shahnameh, in short sessions. Analysis of difficult words and verses will then follow, In order to gain better understanding of Iranian mythology, literature, culture and languages.You will be able to download every podcast lasting around 5-10 minutes and have the option of listening to them in your own leisure time.
We will read and listen to all of Shahnameh, in short sessions. Analysis of difficult words and verses will then follow, In order to gain better understanding of Iranian mythology, literature, culture and languages.You will be able to download every podcast lasting around 5-10 minutes and have the option of listening to them in your own leisure time.
A podcast covering all seasons of Vikings on the HISTORY Channel and covering "live" starting with Season 4. Also available on the Rewatching Good TV Network. Launching in February 2016.
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In Working Classics, Jacob Brogan revisits some of his favorite episodes from his time hosting the show. In this episode, Jacob sits down with Tom King, the current writer of Batman to discuss his process, how he came to the industry, the mythology of the character, and more. In Slate Plus, Slate staffers ask their burning Batman questions. Lea ...…
The Joy of Gaming Podcast, Episode 71: God of War Spoiler-Free Discussion, Resident Evil Zero and More On this episode of The Joy of Gaming, we (Rich and Jordan) discuss one of the biggest gaming releases of the year, God of War. The game’s creative director Cory Barlog has long been a subject of interest and speculation on the podcast, and now ...…
Meet Myles, our last Book Butterfly for the school year! Myles is an absolutely voracious reader; similar to our previous Book Butterfly Loden (listen here). Myles even has special support from his school librarian to help him have a constant stream of awesome books. This week Myles reviewed his favorite book: Percy Jackson: The Battle of the L ...…
How do we speak in a way that re-enchants the world? That invites a more beautiful experience of life? This conversation speaks to those questions, and more.Darren Silver is a rite of passage guide, life-coach, ceremonialist, and an innovative educator. His commitment to guiding youth and adults through initiatory experiences was birthed from m ...…
Black Metal Week continues with an excellent chat with The Dreamer and The Bearer from UK black metal band Old Corpse Road about myth and legend, the social purpose of myth, Celtic and Norse mythology, the dark side of folk music, Cradle of Filth, the diversity within black metal, what makes music 'heavy' and much more.http://bresnix.comhttp:// ...…
Our mission, our primary activity, as Austin Mustard Seed is to form communities of Jesus. It’s not a new quest. It’s what followers of Jesus have been doing ever since Christianity first started. The book of Acts tells about these earliest communities of Jesus. This summer, we’ll be reading stories together from the book of Acts. These are sto ...…
In our hour of need, Joanna from What’s Lightsabers, Precious? returns for the wrenching conclusion of A Game of You. Featuring: a hurricane, a hard lesson about birds, a missive in lipstick, and the end of the world. No episode next week, but we’ll be back with fresh Hellblazer on May 30. ...…
Female protagonists in peril are the focus of one very silly and one very melancholy production running now in the North Bay. Left Edge Theatre’s “Women in Jeopardy!” is a laugh-out-loud look at the changing dynamic among a group of single friends once one of them begins a relationship. That the friends are middle-aged women makes for a nice ch ...…
This week on STTC, in an attempt to actually get back on theme, we're talking Netflix Horror baby! Listen to us discuss the characters, themes and plot of THE RITUAL, a British horror that was released here in the states as a Netflix original. PLUS: What the heck is Norse mythology doing in MY horror movie? Only ONE duo can real timidly answer ...…
In this episode of the TANK magazine podcast, listeners will hear Madeline Miller reading from her new novel Circe and answering some questions about the book. Miller’s first novel The Songs of Achilles, won the 2012 Orange Prize, and Circe offers another vivid and fresh take on Greek mythology, this time centred on the powerful sorceress most ...…
*EXPLICIT CONTENT*Here's a bonus podcast for your Tuesday! Here is my full interview with Skinner. I felt our conversation was really great too great to not share it in it's full unedited version. We talk about everything. art, being inspired mental health and Irish mythology WARNING there is swearing.…
Penny talks about a book that brings Greek mythology to life with Circe by Madeline Miller; Michaela talks about a floating bookshop with The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George; and Gretchen has us absolutely intrigued with a book that tells the story of the 68 year compilation of the Oxford Dictionary with The Meaning of Everything: The Stor ...…
Himmat Shaligram tells Shiamak Unwalla about how his family was tasked with a sacred duty 800 years ago – one that they fulfil to this day. Himmat also speaks about an ancestor who was a royal poet in the court of a Maratha emperor. Tune in for a fascinating lesson in Indian mythology!My Incredible Ancestor is a new podcast series where we look ...…
Listen now: Clive Chafer has been a namer for almost as long as naming has been a profession. In 1987, he started at the firm now known as Lexicon, where he helped develop a few names you definitely know, like PowerBook for Apple and Outback for Subaru. He went on to eventually become creative director at Master-McNeil in Berkeley, California, ...…
In this episode, Randi and Nathaniel explore the wonderful, funderful world of European badgers. European badgers are native to most of Europe, as well as parts of Asia (which is why they are sometimes referred to as the Eurasian badgers). They are also notorious homebodies, which is why the European badger can only teach our plucky hosts two t ...…
In this episode, Mr. Wes Schantz and I consider (1) Tree symbolism in mythology (Odin, Christ, Odysseus' bed), (2) the necessity of communication between humans, and (3) the natural ways by which we process and share information.
Previously we talked about how often prime numbers feature in the Harry Potter books. Another number that crops up a lot is the number 12. 12 Grimmauld Place might be the first one that springs to mind, but we also have 12 uses of dragon’s blood; Dumbledore’s unusual watch with 12 hands; the 12 Christmas trees that decorate the Great Hall every ...… Script Introductions Overview of retellings Mackenzie: 1001 Rabbit Tales Michael: Alladin Shannon: Sinbad Julia: Aladdin and The King of Thieves Discussion of archetypes Mackenzie’s analysis Michael’s analysis Shannon’s analysis: Archetypes Mackenzie: In the story ...…
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Mirrors are not to be trifled with. What dangers could there possibly be from gazing into a mirror? Find out in this episode of the Storyfeather podcast. Genre: Mythology, Fantasy CREDITS Story: “The Mirror of Liriope” Copyright © 2014 by Nila L. Patel Music: “Mysterious Trip-hop Lounge Beat” by Digital_Emotions Music by Lee Rosevere “Night Cav ...…
After stumbling upon an ancient Norse artifact in Pennsylvania, noted art collector and womanizer, Martin Almquist, brings his find to the big city—and all hell breaks loose. With the help of Thor, a prophetic cry baby, and a foul-mouthed detective, Martin’s ex-wife and lover have to bring down the Nordic God of Bad Creature Design. Dig out you ...…
So many awards! Locus, Scribe, Parsec, oh my! Plus why we think maybe it's OK to read the 21 books you shouldn't read, and we kick off Tanith Lee's amazing Night's Master.By (Tom Merritt and Veronica Belmont).
So many awards! Locus, Scribe, Parsec, oh my! Plus why we think maybe it's OK to read the 21 books you shouldn't read, and we kick off Tanith Lee's amazing Night's Master.By (Tom Merritt and Veronica Belmont).
The Geek Show rolls into town once again on its never-ending quest to prove that sometimes the world is just a really weird place ... This week Rob from Cinema Eclectica joins Producer (and man who ate soup while reading the news), Rob for another excursion into the weird mists of science and technology, and kicking things off is the shocking r ...…
This week, Em and Destiny go into some movies, answer some questions, and then go deep on what they were like during high school. Spoiler alert: They were kind of embarrassing! Also, we answer that all important question: where were we when the planes hit? Send us emails at! Topics discussed: Deep Space 9 episode “Pr ...…
Player Attack is back for 2018! Season 6 of Australia's independent video game tv series will continue to bring you all the latest in gaming news, plus interviews, reviews and features from the world of video games.This week's episode finds reviews in the strangest places: Full of monsters, hiding in pits, and taking on demi-gods.Even if you've ...…
Among the seven sins in western culture, envy is one of them. Today we are going to talk about a story of a envious wife.
On this week's episode of the Theologist Podcast, Dave examines three of the biggest misconceptions about Hell: 1 - Satan lives in Hell 2 - God sends people to Hell 3 - Hell is to be taken lightly Find out how Dante's Inferno has misled generations of Evangelicals into believing Hell is a mishmash of Greek/Roman mythology and Roman Catholic med ...…
Thatch is MIA! Zcron recruits Fluffiest Whimsicott and Lord Jushiro to talk about the japanese mythology behind some Pokemon! Mailbag: What kind of pokemon would you create? Check out our new t-shirt store! Don’t forget to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, follow us on Tumblr, subscribe to our Subreddit, and most ...…
Show summaryIn this week’s podcast episode we dive into a treasure trove of free knowledge. Did you know you can take free courses at Yale on YouTube? Did you know you can access the Internet for free? The Internet is a paradise of human knowledge, where we can learn French by speaking with chatbots and debunk rumours about Chinese spyware in m ...…
An exploration of why Clytemnestra is one of the most powerful women in Greek mythology. The Wonder Women of Greek Mythology series focuses on the female characters of the Trojan War era.
“Follow your heart, follow your soul, follow your beliefs!” On our 400th show we are honored to have one of the world’s great leaders, former President of Mexico, Vincente Fox. We talk about his new book, Let’s Move On and moving beyond fear and false prophets. We talked deeply on a wide platform of topics. The President is a deeply spiritual m ...…
Job 26 Commentary: Have you ever been party to an argument in which both people are making the same points – but somehow amazingly both are in disagreement? Well, this is exactly the situation that the biblical character Job finds himself in – in Job chapter 26. So let’s turn our attention to Job 26. And in this chapter, Job is responding to th ...…
Check out this week's edition of the Keen Minds Podcast where we discuss our newest blacklister, the supposed fate of Carla Reddington, and what we got in terms of mythology for this episode.
Have you ever seen anything so full of splendor? We have, and it’s this season of Westworld! Questions abound this week, as we go back to the beginning and get much more insight into the start of Delos-controlled Westworld. Are we starting to see William transition into the Man in Black now more than ever? And what exactly are his specific moti ...…
In her 59 years, Barbie has become a fashion icon, a lightning rod and a target for feminists. ; Credit: Mattel Darby Maloney | The Frame® The Hulu documentary “Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie” tells the story of how the controversial doll was created and why, after years of criticism, she got a radical makeover. Shot over a couple of years b ...…
Avengers: Infinity War Episode XV A decade of MCU. Six months of Watchtower. It all comes to this. Ten years ago today (May 2, 2008) Iron Man was released in theaters. Infinity War is not only the culmination of a bold new adventure in cinematic storytelling, but the building of a mythology for an entire generation. Did your favorite character ...…
Mikey Aldape (@mikeyaldape) is a programmer, entrepreneur and early-adopter/advocate for bitcoin. My college roommate Mikey was always pursuing the next best thing whether it be music, technology, or investments. It was years ago that Mikey first began spreading the bitcoin doctrine and if we would have listened to him, we’d all be retired. Mik ...…
Sam and Dave are back to talk the latest gaming news, The Last Of Us set in Norse mythology, and it is the return of the quiz section!!
Public discourse around artificial intelligence continues to focus on self-driving cars, especially in the wake of fatal crashes. Yet data shows autonomous vehicles to be significantly safer than those controlled by people. One day, perhaps soon, the notion of human drivers will seem as absurd as child chimney sweeps. This episode also includes ...…
Aired Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 5:00 PM ESTHow the “Liberator Trickster Redeemer” – Can Save Us From the Con ManA Conversation with Visionary Activist Caroline Casey“If you don’t like the current programming, turn off your TV and tell-a-vision instead .” — Swami BeyondanandaWiki Politiki listeners, you’re in for a real treat this week as we converse ...…
This month Sammy and Tessa discuss extraterrestrial fanatics and New England mythological menaces. You can find more information about this episode on our website at
It's an oldie, but is it a goodie? 1981's epic Greek mythology blockbuster Clash of the Titans was a favorite of Toll and Alex when they were kids, but does it hold up? This movie is filled with VERY special effects - Pegasus! The Kraken! Medusa! An R2-D2 rip off on an owl! Toll gets the hiccups and gets upset, Alex goes hard with the Podcast J ...…
The Shinto and Buddhist religions are Japan’s two oldest popular religious traditions. They’re accompanied by a rich mythology and folklore that includes a long list of gods, goddesses, spirits, divine creatures and other supernatural beings. Miwa Koma...
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On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX, Sean and Marc talk a lot more than just about Games for this one. They bookend the show talking about two huge releases. First, Marc discusses all his thoughts on God of War without spoilers. Talking about Atreus's role, the relationship between him and Kratos. How much Norse mythology really is in the ...…
Joya and Jeff watched the Jim Carrey classic "The Mask"! Topics include: The History of Masks, Baby Tazmanian Devils, Norse Mythology, Turning Landfills into Parks, and Freud’s Id Ego and Superego! Links: ...…
Sally geeks out over Norse Mythology while Kira becomes further invested in Asmodeus actually being alive (because no one really dies on Supernatural). Gabriel/ Sam parallels continue to be a running gag, and we try to figure out where exactly this fun ride of a season is going with only 3 episodes left.…
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