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 45m. Bisher sind 140 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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132: The Death of Heroes (with Christopher Dole)


Every Hero’s Journey has to come to an end eventually. We invited Christopher Dole to tell us five tales of heroes who lived their best lives and how they ended. Also featuring marrying beautiful giants and our Wishbone Fancast. This week, Julia...


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   55m
 
 

131: Myth Movie Night - Harry and the Hendersons


Harry and the Hendersons, OR A Man Comes to Terms with His Toxic Masculinity by Adding a Cryptid to His Family, OR What If We Were the Monsters All Along? We have some very existential thoughts about an 80’s bigfoot romp, but really, would it be a...


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130: Your Urban Legends XXII - We Survived Spaghetti Warehouse


If you’ve come across these field recordings from the Spaghetti Warehouse, it means that we didn’t make it. Or we did, and had some fun. But before we head to Spaghetti Warehouse in the second half of the episode, we coin the term...


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   53m
 
 

129: Yokai & Pokémon


Get ready for us to ruin your childhoods as we break down some of the creepy origins of your favorite pocket monsters. We talk Pokémon team naming conventions, the moral conundrum of eating baby-faced fruit, and how we’re always horny both for and...


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 2019-05-15  43m
 
 

128: Cannibalism & True Crime (with Chelsea G. Summers)


We’re joined this week by author Chelsea G. Summers to talk about the different forms of cannibalism throughout history, as well as patriarchy, misogyny, aging, and questioning what culture dictates. Be hungry, horny, and satisfied. This week, Julia...


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 2019-05-08  54m
 
 

127: Myth Movie Night - An American Werewolf in London


It’s another Myth Movie Night. Grab your moonshine, break out the passport, and start up your VHS player. We’re visiting London in the classic 80s horror film, An American Werewolf in London. DON’T GO OFF THE ROAD. We’re serious. This week,...


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 2019-05-01  1h1m
 
 

126: Your Urban Legends XXI - You Heard This Episode in a Dream


If this episode seems familiar, it’s because you’ve heard it in a dream before (or you’re a precog. It’s gotta be one of those). So you’ll probably remember that we talk about haunted toys, guess the capital of Australia, and chat about the...


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 2019-04-24  53m
 
 

125: Passover (with Eric Silver)


This Passover, Eric Silver joins us to tell the story of the Jewish holiday and leads us through the Seder with all its mandatory cups of wine. He explains why Moses was clearly the first telling of the Hero’s Journey, sings “When You Believe”...


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 2019-04-17  58m
 
 

124: Isis


We’re not letting society dictate to us what it means to be a woman - we’re taking a leaf out of Isis’s book. We explore all of the aspects of this layered Egyptian goddess, from her roles in motherhood and magic to universality and more! Also...


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 2019-04-10  54m
 
 

123: The Undertaker


Wrestlemania is this SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY, and Editor Eric has been dying to talk about the mythos of his favorite wrestler of all time, The Undertaker. Even if wrestling isn’t your thing, we think you’re going to enjoy the journey of how the...


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 2019-04-03  57m