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.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 236 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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164B-Lady White Snake: Enlighten Me


The legend of Lady White Snake continues with a packed episode. There are magical (if not wholly unexpected) resurrections, crustacean armies, Doctor Strange ripoffs, and that's just in the first half.


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163-Hansel and Gretel: Crumble


The wonderfully ridiculous and surprisingly human original story of Hansel and Gretel


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   37m
 
 

162-47 Ronin: Wanderers


47 warriors lead one of the greatest (true) revenge stories ever told.


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   36m
 
 

161-Japanese folklore: Karma


The stories of a lost dumpling and two young people finding love among the ashes.


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   35m
 
 

160-Halloween Special: Lurking


On our annual Halloween special, it's a supposedly true story of a string of killings and something lurking in the dark forest


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 2019-10-30  39m
 
 

159-Rip Van Winkle: Bad Dad


The story of the fictional protagonist you never knew you hated


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 2019-10-23  33m
 
 

158-Agamemnon: Fate Proceeds


We’re back on the boat to the Trojan War and Agamemnon has a problem. It's a problem he can solve, he just doesn't want to.


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 2019-10-16  33m
 
 

157-Jack the Giant Killer: Giant Problems


Jack is back and ready to do what he does best, and who is along for the ride? King Arthur's teenage son.


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 2019-10-09  34m
 
 

156-Italian Folklore: Clever Girl


The stories of Costanza/Costanzo, the youngest daughter of the king of Thebes, who sets out to find her way in the world, and Molly Whuppie, the young orphan girl who battled giants.


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 2019-10-02  39m