Spirits

A boozy weekly podcast about mythology, legends and folklore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.

https://www.spiritspodcast.com/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 47m. Bisher sind 259 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 10 hours 17 minutes

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249: Artemis


Introducing our newest segment: It’s All Greek to Me - Finally Fulfilling the Promise of Spirits Podcast, by Spirits Podcast. And of course we’re starting off with Julia’s favorite goddess from when she first picked up Edith Hamilton’s...


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   51m
 
 

248: Your Urban Legends LIV - Do You Want to Be a Pickle Man?!


Children in dangerous situations, children being scared by pickles, the kids are creepy but alright! The new urban legends episode features many holes, and NONE of them are good.    Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about...


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   48m
 
 

247: The Green Knight (Myth Movie Night)


It’s movie night and we’ve watched the stunning film, The Green Knight. We talk classic fairy tale tropes, Arthurian canon, Latin funeral hymns, letting Dev Patel sleep, and what exactly the problems with chivalry are.    Content...


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   49m
 
 

246: Feminism, Judaism, and Fairy Tales (with Veronica Schanoes)


We’re joined by author and professor Veronica Schanoes, who leads us through a forest of  the feminism of Alice in Wonderland, taking moralizing out of the fairy tales, and tackling forgiveness.    , on Electric Literature. ...


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   51m
 
 

245: Dreams


Lay your head down, close your eyes, and drift off to dreamland as we talk about the mythological stories and figures that inhabit your dreams! Also, dream interpretation via...puns?   More information from .    Content Warning: This...


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 2021-08-18  39m
 
 

244: Your Urban Legends LIII - The Ghost is Capitalism


There’s something very special about this episode. We answer questions like “why can’t capitalism be a ghost?”, “are ghosts part of your college orientation?” and “have you ever tried to carbon date a ghost?”. And of course, a ghost...


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 2021-08-11  45m
 
 

243: Westworld, Robots, and AI (Myth Movie Night)


Robots, androids, AI - the staples of our science fiction media actually have very historical and mythological inspiration! Join us as we discuss the 1973 movie, Westworld, and explore the origins of our robot interest.    Content Warning:...


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 2021-08-04  55m
 
 

242: Ghosts and Indigenous Spirits (with Owl Goingback)


We’re joined by author and storyteller, Owl Goingback. He tells us all about things like befriending the Creature from the Black Lagoon, hoping to see Sasquatch, and his personal experiences as the caretaker of the most haunted cemetery in Florida....


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 2021-07-28  45m
 
 

241: Crane Wife


In the past, we’ve talked about bird husbands and seal wives, but today we’re diving deep into Animal Spouses with the Japanese folk tale, the Crane Wife!   Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of animal...


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 2021-07-21  49m
 
 

240: Your Urban Legends LII - A Haunted Osmosis Jones Situation


This episode is full of creepy shenanigans, don’t worry. We talk viral Tiktok ghosts, respecting funeral directors and undertakers, and what was definitely a Hot Topic teen ghost.    Content Warning: This episode contains conversations...


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 2021-07-14  51m