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Myths and Legends

276-Swiss Horror: Along Came a Spider

An adaptation of a Swiss horror novella "The Black Spider" by author Jeremias Gotthelf (AKA...

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275-Tibetan Folklore: Free Bird

A prince, chased by seven evil wizard roommates, seeks help from a hermit. This leads him on a...

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274-European Folklore: Murky

Two stories from Eastern Europe where we see why mythological water monsters aren't a great way...

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273-Robin Hood: The Good Thief

You would think, if you're the most wanted person in Britain, you would probably want to lie low...

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Vigilante is available now!

Tim Miller is a famous search-and-rescuer in Dickinson, Texas, who's helped track down more than...

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272-Egyptian Folklore: Imposter

The story of a young man who decided that he would do anything to live the life of his...

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New Podcast: Myths and Legends, now in Spanish!

Sonoro and Nextpod (that’s Jason and Carissa Weiser!) present Mitos y Leyendas. The...

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271-Korean folklore: A Friend in Need

Three stories of people helping people from Korea, including helpful monsters, deadly Pictionary,...

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270-Greek Myths: Cloud Cuckoo Land

This week, Olympus will fall. The reign of the Greek gods will come to an ignoble end to an enemy...

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269-Hans Christian Andersen: What We Do With the Shadows

A story from Hans Christian Andersen about becoming your best self…after that self...

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268-Viking Legends: Hride or Die

Two stories from Norse myth. The first is about how you should just be you, even if people think...

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267-Dragons: The Horse and his Boy

A story of believing in yourself and finding your own way in the world...by imitating Pokemon and...

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266-1001 Nights: Good Night and Good Luck

A story from One Thousand and One Nights of an incompetent dude, a genie that's more than happy...

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265-Monkey King: Out of Your Gourd

A super-powered monkey from Chinese folklore meets more than he bargained for: a sloshing hollow...

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264-Korean folklore: On the Mountainside

Five stories from Korean folklore all woven together to tell a grand narrative of the lives of...

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263-Celtic Folklore: You Can't Take it With You

Three stories of things worth more than gold from Slavic, Celtic, and Chinese folklore. Also, why...

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262-Japanese Folklore: Fatal Attraction

Three stories from Japan about love gone wrong. On the first, the fairest youth in all the land...

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261-Jewish Folklore: Mirror, Mirror

Two stories of King David's magic mirror. One actually involves a folklore version of the...

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260-Norse Sagas: Norse Code

Heidrek the wise...was not actually all that wise. He took ownership of a cursed sword for one....

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We have a new podcast! scoundrel: history's forgotten villains is available now!

From Jason and Carissa Weiser, the hosts of Myths and Legends, comes Scoundrel: History's...

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