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 46m. Bisher sind 158 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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150: VERY SPOOKY HOMETOWNS XXVII


We ask important questions with these hometowns. Are all ghosts just pranksters? How much spooky stuff has to happen to create A FAMILY LORE? Rediscovering a ghost son, the spookiness of bad infrastructure, an accusatory phone call, and thankfully, a...


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149: Haunted Dolls


Break out your ghost detectors and specter-o-meters. Because we’re talking about HAUNTED DOLLS this week! Julia breaks down the historical links to the haunted dolls of today, and then lays out some of her favorite unique examples to scare...


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148: Making Magic in Fiction (with Garth Nix)


Amanda’s childhood dreams come true as we’re joined by award-winning author Garth Nix. We learn how Nix creates magical worlds, hear his top tips on writing, throw some shade at Tolkein, and chat about his new novel Angel Mage. Remember: The...


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147: Myth Movie Night - Scooby Doo on Zombie Island


A review of Scooby Doo on Zombie Island was too wild to do on our own - that’s why we invited Eric Silver along on this wild tale of a talking dog, voracious hungers, and a completely confusing climax.  This week, Julia recommends Community,...


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146: Your Urban Legends XXVI - Cat Werewolves? Wolf-Cats? WERECATS!


We run the gambit of hauntings this episode - haunted pennies, haunted frat houses, haunted bathrooms, and far too many haunted AirBnBs for us to stay at in the future. Julia and Eric argue the merits of Scooby Doo and Ghostwriter. Amanda rethinks her...


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 2019-09-18  53m
 
 

145: Thor - Marvel vs. Myth


  You might know Thor from mythology, Marvel movies, and comic books. But do you know how these various versions compare? This week, Julia walks us through the origins of Thor’s mythology. Then we sit down with the incredible comic historian...


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 2019-09-11  1h1m
 
 

144: Gods & Goddesses of Agriculture (with Hallie Casey and Catherine Arjet)


The only thing we love more than a farmers market is, you know, the whole human project of agriculture. Hallie Casey and Catherine Arjet from One to Grow On introduce us to some of their favorite gods and goddesses of agriculture! In this house we...


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 2019-09-04  52m
 
 

143: Myth Movie Night - Princess Mononoke


We didn’t really know what we were getting ourselves into this Myth Movie Night. Amanda and Julia watch Princess Mononoke for the first time, cry a whole lot, and talk about how we need to be better to our environment. Is lipstick evil? Or just a...


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 2019-08-28  55m
 
 

142: The Unquiet Dead


This week, we discuss The Unquiet Dead - Slavic spirits who cannot rest peacefully in death. Amanda proposes spring is the most haunted season. Julia yells about how you can’t control birds (or bird husbands!). Long leg, long neck, head...


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 2019-08-21  45m
 
 

141: Your Urban Legends XXV - Lost My Friend in a Ball Pit


This episode is chock full of summer camp ghosts, haunted schools, and too many cemeteries. Eric makes too many ranch dressing related jokes. Julia becomes incredibly jealous of a ghost hunting club. Amanda is once again confused by narwhals. ...


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 2019-08-14  53m