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 196 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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187: Your Urban Legends XXXVI - The Taste of Ghosts


Have you ever thought about what a ghost tastes like? We sure have now! We rank the five senses of hauntings, bemoan a secret bathroom, and yell about how breath should ALWAYS be hot because of your urban legends!    Content Warning: This...


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   53m
 
 

186: Mythological Dogs (Boston Museum of Science Virtual Live Show)


Who’s a good boy?! Apparently, there’s a lot of good pups across the world and throughout history. Julia takes Amanda and Eric on a tour of the best dogs of mythology as part of the ’s Virtual Happy Hour series.  Find the slideshow for this...


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   55m
 
 

185: Disability in Fairytales (with Amanda LeDuc)


Episode Description: We’re joined by the ever insightful Amanda LeDuc this episode to talk about the portrayal of disability in fairytales. Join us as we look at stories like Snow White and The Little Mermaid through her lens, and get inspired by...


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   45m
 
 

184: The Shape of Water (Myth Movie Night)


You probably know that Guillermo del Toro was inspired by The Creature from the Black Lagoon, but do you know what inspired that? We’re here to discuss the origin of our favorite Gill-Men, the party where that would lead to the Creature, and a...


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   46m
 
 

183: Your Urban Legends XXXV - It’s Ouija Time!


It’s Urban Legends time! We share your family ghost stories, visit a very beautiful/creepy mannequin in Mexico, and learn the reason why The Devil refuses to visit Wales.  Learn more about Devil’s Bridge Falls at , and check out photos of La...


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 2020-06-03  48m
 
 

182: Fact or Fiction II (with Eric Silver)


We’re looking for redemption as we play, once again, FACT OR FICTION with Chuck Games aka Eric Silver. Have Amanda and Julia learned anything from doing Spirits for so long? Don’t worry, whoever wins gets all of their bad feelings taken...


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 2020-05-27  46m
 
 

181: Mythology of Brewing (with Katrina Pfeiffer)


Sometimes we take advantage of the beers in our fridge and the booze on our shelves. Thanks to future brewmaster Katrina Pfieffer, we got to learn not only the science behind brewing, but also the history and mythology of the process!  Content...


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 2020-05-20  51m
 
 

180: Godzilla & Kaiju (Myth Movie Night)


The Godzilla and Kaiju movies are inextricably linked to a lot of difficult topics, but we have cocktails in hand and we feel ready to talk about them. Learn about the history of the Big Monster movies, the funny 70s franchises, and how Godzilla can...


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 2020-05-13  45m
 
 

179: Your Urban Legends XXXIV - No Switch, Just Urban Legends


Time to put down the Switch, stop playing Animal Crossing, and listen to some urban legends. We’ve got squatters rights for ghosts, toddlers toddling, and the spookiness of corroborating evidence. Beat that, turnip prices!    ...


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 2020-05-06  50m
 
 

178: Creepy or Cool? - Bigger in Texas (Live from Austin, TX)


It’s another game of Creepy or Cool? And because we played in Texas, our two teams have to determine whether a series of GIANTS are either big ol’ creeps or the coolest things we’ve ever seen.  !  Content Warning: This episode contains...


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 2020-04-29  57m