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 a dangerous and wonderful place.


201-1001 Nights: In the Wind

We're back in the stories of 1001 nights, where Scheherazade has to tell bedtime stories to save her life. On the first, a man ruins a wedding reception and can't show his face in town again. The second starts with a murder, and then only gets darker.

This week's item, the ridiculous umbrella hat:



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“Sunset Stroll into the Wood” by Podington Bear

“Retrograde” by Podington Bear

“Two Boys and a Girl” by Podington Bear

"Wavy Glass" by Podington Bear

"Linen" by Podington Bear

“Minor Islands” by Podington Bear


 2020-10-21  39m