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/

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169: Coolest Cryptid (Live from Los Angeles, CA)


Julia has come up with the most scientific way of calculating who the coolest cryptid is: a tournament style bracket! While she brings the challengers, it’s up to Amanda and Editor Eric to determine, once and for all, who the coolest cryptid...


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168: Grimms’ Fairy Tales and ‘Gretel & Hansel’ (Myth Movie Night)


You would think that the horror movie version of a Grimm Fairy Tale would be the scariest version, but you would be wrong. We examine the original story of Hansel & Gretel, talk about the moral quandaries of famine, and dive into the origins of...


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167: Your Urban Legends XXXI - Boy Toy is the WRONG Phrase


30 is the sexy one, 31 is the light hearted one. That’s what everyone says, right? Also featuring recalibrating your creepy-meter, just some casual human bones, the Bobcat Goldthwait of the imagination, and more! This week, Julia recommends by...


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Episode 166: Mothman


Join us as we take a dip in to the beautiful broth that is Mothman (we’ll explain what that means, we promise). From the first reported sightings, to the work of Gray Barker and John Keel, and Mothman’s enduring legacy, we break down the story of...


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165: Brigid, Imbolg & Irish Cosmology (with Sharon Paice MacLeod)


We’re joined this week by Celticist, teacher, and musician Sharon Paice MacLeod who provides a beautiful, nuanced primer for Irish Cosmology. We discuss the Maiden-Mother-Crone, music in Celtic lore, keening, and Brigid’s cross.  This week,...


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164: Vampires &‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ (Myth Movie Night)


Since we’ve watched Amanda’s favorite vampire movie, it seemed like a good time to submerge ourselves in all things vampire. We touch on the vast history of vampire folklore and tradition, then dive into some of our favorite examples of vampire...


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 2020-01-22  54m
 
 

Who’s the Best Harry Potter Trio Member? (Head Heart Gut Preview)


Listen to all of the episodes of Head Heart Gut only on the MultiCrew! Join the Internet’s coolest club at .


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 2020-01-16  1h55m
 
 

163: SEXY (and Spooky) URBAN LEGENDS XXX


First it’s spooky. Then it’s sexy. That’s right, it’s our THIRTIETH Your Urban Legends special! Hear all about menacing cows, ghost crushes, and a very VERY sexy Mothman. This week, Julia recommends . Content Warning: This episode contains...


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 2020-01-15  47m
 
 

162: Mythology of Pokémon Sword & Shield


The internet’s newest favorite Pokémon game has real-life mythological origins, from its towns and cities to the wild new Pokémon making their debut in Sword & Shield. Join us to learn about new horrifying fossil animal mashups, Viking forest...


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 2020-01-08  49m
 
 

161: Monster of the Week (with Emily VanDerWerff)


Vampires, werewolves, and aliens, oh my! We’re joined this week by the incomparable Emily VanDerWerff to talk about her book, the Monster of the Week genre, and the horror genre. We discover Emily’s love for A Christmas Carol, Emily breaks a...


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 2020-01-01  56m