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Myths and Legends podcast

Myths and Legends

Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous and wonderful place.

Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous and wonderful place.

 

#385

288-Viking Sagas: The Pillage People

The Saga of Half and His Heroes from Icelandic folklore starts with Odin spitting in a family's ale and only gets stranger from there. The creatures are the Ellyllon, the flower glove wearing, grocery-store-visting, fungus eaters. -- Links! Scoundrel! [https://myths.link/scoundrel] (https://myths.link/scoundrel) That comic book villain podcast we have: [https://www.nextpod.com/botw] (https://www.nextpod.com/botw) The shocking potato thing: [https://myths.link/potato] (https://myths.link/potato) -- Sponsors: Bombas: Get 20% off your first purchase at [http://Bombas.com/legends] (http://Bombas.com/legends) Best Fiends: Download Best Fiends for free on the App Store or Google play and earn $5-worth of in- game rewards when you reach Level 5. Friend us with code: 2829841 Canva: Get a FREE 45-day extended trial at [http://Canva.me/MYTHS] (http://Canva.me/MYTHS) -- Music: "Dusting" by Blue Dot Sessions "Transit Chrysl" by Blue Dot Sessions "Cicle DR Valga" by Blue Dot Sessions "Drone Pine" by Blue Dot Sessions "Pickers" by Blue Dot Sessions "Chel Vela" by Blue Dot Sessions   [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

21 Sep 2022

40 MINS

40:23

21 Sep 2022


#384

GOOD CULT IS AVAILABLE NOW!

Good Cult is an investigative podcast about the dark corners of the New Age self-help movements and the American counterculture. In season one, host River Donaghey will explore his family's group therapy cult to unpack the strange history of the Human Potential Movement, and try to understand how a violent self-help seminar in the 1980s evolved into a global phenomenon, which would capture his own family decades later. Apple Podcasts:   [https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-cult/id1643228328] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-cult/id1643228328) Spotify:  [https://open.spotify.com/show/32alR42n7RSjALWyiFOoAV?si=3ad152facfd54944] (https://open.spotify.com/show/32alR42n7RSjALWyiFOoAV?si=3ad152facfd54944) [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

14 Sep 2022

08 MINS

08:18

14 Sep 2022


#383

287-Korean Legends: Sob Story

This week, it's the story of Stupid Ondal and the Princess Pyeonggang, where we see that it's Pyeonggang's birthday, and she can cry if she wants to. Oh, it's the next birthday, and she's still crying? Wait, three years down the road, and she hasn't stopped. Should someone find out what's wrong? The king just wants to threaten her with marriage to a guy he sees as terrible? Yeah, this should end well. The creature is Lazy Laurence. He guards apple orchards. And also doesn't mind a little backwash. -- A solid source for this week's episode: [https://myths.link/ondal] (https://myths.link/ondal) -- Sponsors: Indeed: Start hiring at [http://Indeed.com/legends] (http://Indeed.com/legends) Simplisafe: Free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring at [http://SimpliSafe.com/LEGENDS] (http://SimpliSafe.com/LEGENDS) Bombas: 20% off your first purchase at [http://Bombas.com/legends] (http://Bombas.com/legends) Shopify: Free 14-day trial at [http://Shopify.com/legends] (http://Shopify.com/legends) -- Music: "Selena Leica" by Blue Dot Sessions "Lady Marie" by Blue Dot Sessions "Cornicob" by Blue Dot Sessions "Drone Thistle" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

14 Sep 2022

41 MINS

41:36

14 Sep 2022


#382

286-Japanese folklore: Cat Dad

Tokutarō is not going to be tricked by fox monsters. He's just not. Also, a dad has a big problem with the new pet cat. Two stories from Japan about things not being what they seem (or things being exactly what they seem). -- New Scoundrel out this week! Some of the most famous paintings in the world are now publicly visible only because a woman tried to have her own son murdered! [https://myths.link/scoundrel] (https://myths.link/scoundrel) That disclaimer: [https://myths.link/286] (https://myths.link/286) -- Sponsor: June's Journey! Check it out on the App Store, Google Play, or on PC on Facebook Games! -- Music: "Plaid Shapes" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

07 Sep 2022

40 MINS

40:59

07 Sep 2022


#381

285-Romanian Folklore: Grin and Bear It

The story of Harap Alb (Povestea lui Harap Alb) from Romanian folklore has it all. Like, it really does try to jam as many fairy tale tropes in as possible, but it actually works. It's a fun story with a little bit of everything. Oh, and talking lettuce. The creature is the Iwana bōzu (岩魚坊主) a priest who loves fish and has a seeeeecrettttt. -- Sponsors: Indeed: Visit [http://indeed.com/legends] (http://indeed.com/legends) to start hiring now! Best Fiends: Check it out on the App Store or Google Play! -- Music: "Quindi Cavern" by Blue Dot Sessions "Kovir Straight Flat" by Blue Dot Sessions "Zeriba Flats" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

31 Aug 2022

42 MINS

42:53

31 Aug 2022


#380

284-Grimm: To the Point

I mean, if you style your beard to a point so that it looks like an enormous bird's beak, you can't really fault an insult comedy pro princess for taking some shots at it. It's "King Thrushbeard" by the Grimm brothers. The creature is a giant whose career path involves working for kings, hermits, and, oh yeah, the devil. -- Get your links. Hot and fresh. Scoundrel. Learn how two sisters in the 1800s were inadvertently responsible for John Edwards and Miss Cleo. [https://myths.link/scoundrel] (https://myths.link/scoundrel) Membership: Like helping? Don't like ads? Feel like fall is taking too long to get here and want to take the fight to the foliage to get it to hurry up? I can't help you with that last one, but as for the first two, just between you and me: [https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) -- Speaking of ads, say hello to our lovely sponsors: Helix Sleep: $200 off all mattress orders and 2 free pillows at [http://HelixSleep.com/myths] (http://HelixSleep.com/myths) Shopify: 14-day trial with full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features at [http://Shopify.com/legends] (http://Shopify.com/legends) Liquid IV: Buy Liquid IV in bulk nationwide at Costco, or get 15% off with code MYTHS at [http://LiquidIV.com] (http://LiquidIV.com) -- And last but certainly not least, it's the Music. Thank you to the hardest working (people? I think it's like a collective of artists? I don't know.) in showbiz, Blue Dot Sessions. "Asterisx" by Blue Dot Sessions "Are We Loose" by Blue Dot Sessions "Thannoid Piano" by Blue Dot Sessions "Thannoid Swing" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

24 Aug 2022

38 MINS

38:02

24 Aug 2022


#379

283B-Indian Folklore: To the Victor

We see if Victor can come out on top using the power of stories…for murder? The creature is a tiny fish with fingers and teeth! — Disclaimer/mermaid: [https://myths.link/283b] (https://myths.link/283b) Membership: [https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) — Sponsors Shipstation: Free 60-day trial at [http://ShipStation.com] (http://ShipStation.com) , click on the microphone at the top of the page and type in MYTHS Indeed: $75 sponsored job credit to upgrade your job post at [http://Indeed.com/LEGENDS] (http://Indeed.com/LEGENDS) Best Fiends: Friend us with code 2829841 Canva: Free 45-day extended trial at [http://Canva.me/myths] (http://Canva.me/myths) Faherty: 20% off at [http://FahertyBrand.com/MYTHS] (http://FahertyBrand.com/MYTHS) with code MYTHS at checkout — Music: “The Telling” by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

17 Aug 2022

45 MINS

45:58

17 Aug 2022


#378

283A-Indian Folklore: King of the Jungle

What happens when a lion and his prey become best friends? Or when a monkey starts messing around on a worksite? Or a weaver pretends to be a god to woo a princess? The Panchatantra happens. An eclectic, free-flowing anthology of short, funny, sometimes brutal stories that are meant to teach people wisdom...but might all be part of a long-con to gain control of a kingdom. The creature is the Nasnas, and he is very bad at hide and seek. And will also melt your flesh. -- Links! An English version of the Panchatantra: [https://myths.link/panchatantra] (https://myths.link/panchatantra) So you can taunt your dog with a ball they'll never get to use: [https://myths.link/poochselfie] (https://myths.link/poochselfie) The membership: [https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) -- Sponsors: Simplisafe: Free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring at [http://SimpliSafe.com/Legends] (http://SimpliSafe.com/Legends) Shopify: Free 14-day trial with full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features at [http://Shopify.com/legends] (http://Shopify.com/legends) June's Journey: Download June’s Journey! Available on Android and iOS mobile devices, as well as on PC through Facebook Games Ora Organic: Text MYTHS to [64-000] (sms://64000) for 30% off your first subscription -- Music: "Idle Ways" by Blue Dot Sessions "McCarthy" by Blue Dot Sessions "Vulcan Street" by Blue Dot Sessions "Roadside Bunkhouse" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

10 Aug 2022

39 MINS

39:28

10 Aug 2022


#377

282-Gawain: All Knight Long

King Arthur and his best knight, Sir Gawain, have to answer the age-old question: what do women want? Oh, and if King Arthur doesn't find the definitive answer within a year, he'll be executed. Hijinks ensue. The creature is Nalusa Falaya, an evil porcupine who will turn you into an unwitting sleeper agent against your own family. -- The Salt Shooter: [https://myths.link/saltshooter] (https://myths.link/saltshooter) The membership: [https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) -- Sponsors: Bombas! Get 20% off your first purchase: [http://Bombas.com/legends] (http://Bombas.com/legends) -- Music: "Dolly and Pad" by Blue Dot Sessions "Calisson" by Blue Dot Sessions "Beignet" by Blue Dot Sessions "Jumbel" by Blue Dot Sessions "Palms Down (No Cello)" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

03 Aug 2022

36 MINS

36:56

03 Aug 2022


#376

281-Grimm: Beyond the Grave

Two stories from the Grimm brothers with people going beyond death. On the first, it's a prince and princess who find love...after they swear a terrible and toxic oath to one another. On the second, if your guest sees ghost children in your house, maybe you should listen to them? The creature is the Leyak, a witch who likes munching on some human entrails and turning into a monkey with golden teeth. -- Scoundrel: If someone offers you a miracle tonic that's literally just heavily irradiated bottled water, don't take it! [https://myths.link/scoundrel] (https://myths.link/scoundrel) -- Sponsors: Helix Sleep: Go to [https://HelixSleep.com/myths] (https://HelixSleep.com/myths) to take the quiz and for up to $200 off and 2 free pillows Indeed: Go to [http://Indeed.com/LEGENDS] (http://Indeed.com/LEGENDS) to start hiring now. Shopify: Go to [http://Shopify.com/legends] (http://Shopify.com/legends) for a free 14-day trial. Ora Organic: Text MYTHS to [64-000] (sms://64000) for 30% off your first subscription -- Music: "Valladolid Funeral" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

27 Jul 2022

41 MINS

41:05

27 Jul 2022


#375

280-Korean Folklore: Family Matters

Three stories from Korean folklore about family with terrible frog sons, angry imps beating guys with sticks until their arms get tired, and a mayor who just doesn't know when to quit. The creature is the Leanhaum-Shee, and if someone wants to set you up on a date with an invisible person...maybe pass. And also run away as quickly as possible. -- Links! Disclaimer: [https://myths.link/280] (https://myths.link/280) Scoundrel: [https://myths.link/scoundrel] (https://myths.link/scoundrel) -- Sponsors: Simplisafe: Go to [http://simplisafe.com/legends] (http://simplisafe.com/legends)  and claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off with Interactive Monitoring. Best Fiends: [https://bestfiends.com] (https://bestfiends.com)  Go to the App Store or Google Play to download Best Fiends for FREE! Faherty: Go to [http://fahertybrand.com/myths] (http://fahertybrand.com/myths)  and use code MYTHS at checkout to get 20% off! Liquid IV: Grab your Liquid I.V. in bulk nationwide at Costco, or you can get 25% off when you go to liquidIV.com and use code MYTHS at checkout -- Music: "Pitho Magnus" by Blue Dot Sessions "Elegant Weasel" by Blue Dot Sessions "It Must Be" by Michele Nobler "Why" by bzur [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

20 Jul 2022

49 MINS

49:27

20 Jul 2022


#374

279-Norse Sagas: Prince Ali

The story of Spotted Ali, from the Icelandic sagas, has werewolves, ogre battles, and witch curses. It also has parents doing the right thing (and then the wrong thing for way too much cash), enemies becoming friends if they can keep on doing enemy stuff, and why you should always be polite to people who help you out: you don't know which ones might be actual trolls. The creature this week is the Kibaan, a chill hairy guy who will play music for you...providing you don't try to steal his child. -- Links! Tiny plastic babies! [https://myths.link/tinyplasticbabies] (https://myths.link/tinyplasticbabies) Ali source and academic article: [https://myths.link/alisource] (https://myths.link/alisource) -- Sponsors: Indeed: with Indeed, businesses only pay for quality applications matching the sponsored job description. Visit [http://indeed.com/legends] (http://indeed.com/legends) to start hiring now. Simplisafe: Go to [http://simplisafe.com/legends] (http://simplisafe.com/legends) and take 20% off your SimpliSafe System and get a free indoor security camera when you sign up for the interactive monitoring service! BOMBAS: Suuuuper comfortable everything. Check it out and get 20% off your first purchase. [http://bombas.com/legends] (http://bombas.com/legends) Shopify: Go to  [http://shopify.com/legends] (http://shopify.com/legends)  for a free 14-day trial, and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features! -- Music: "A Certain Lightness" by Blue Dot Sessions "Bridgewalker" by Blue Dot Sessions "Clouds at Castor Ridge" by Blue Dot Sessions "Persimmon" by Blue Dot Sessions "Ewa Valley" by Blue Dot Sessions "Sals Piano Solo" by Blue Dot Sessions "Tapoco Critter" by Blue Dot Sessions "The Onyx" by Blue Dot Sessions "Zelus" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

13 Jul 2022

49 MINS

49:56

13 Jul 2022


#373

278-Oscar Wilde: Skyrockets in Flight

Two literary fairy tales from Irish writer Oscar Wilde. On the first, we'll see that even fireworks need spa days. Is that what wallowing in the mud with animals is? Probably, right? On the second, it's a story of love. Cynical, brutal love. The creature is the Joseung Saja (저승 사자), a dapper grim reaper who's all business. -- Disclaimer: [https://myths.link/278] (https://myths.link/278) -- Sponsors: June's Journey: download June’s Journey today! Available on Android and iOS mobile devices, as well as on PC through Facebook Games. Honey: Check out Honey for free at [http://joinhoney.com/myths] (http://joinhoney.com/myths) Blenders Eyewear: Go to [http://blenderseyewear.com] (http://blenderseyewear.com) and use code “mythsvip” for 15 percent off. Raycon: Go to [http://buyracon.com/mal] (http://buyracon.com/mal) to get 15 percent off your Raycon order. -- Music: "Spunk Lit" by Blue Dot Sessions "Basketliner" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

06 Jul 2022

38 MINS

38:33

06 Jul 2022


#372

277-1001 Nights: Kiss the Cook

The story of the cook and the warlock, from 1001 Nights, where you see how a hot tub can change your entire life's course. The creature is the Murghi-i-adami, a buff peacock with a lot to say. -- Disclaimer & vizier bit: [https://myths.link/277] (https://myths.link/277) Scoundrel! Check out the worst (as in least talented) counterfeiter in US history: [https://myths.link/scoundrel] (https://myths.link/scoundrel) -- Sponsors: Check out June's Journey on the Apple App Store or Google Play! Helix Sleep: Go to [http://helixsleep.com/myths] (http://helixsleep.com/myths) for up to $200 off all mattress orders and two free pillows! Indeed: with Indeed, businesses only pay for quality applications matching the sponsored job description. Visit [http://indeed.com/legends] (http://indeed.com/legends) to start hiring now. -- Music: "Gothrd" by Blue Dot Sessions "Hrse Hrse" by Blue Dot Sessions "Still Nite" by Blue Dot Sessions "Pglet Credits" by Blue Dot Sessions "Shepman" by Blue Dot Sessions "Shphrd" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

29 Jun 2022

39 MINS

39:46

29 Jun 2022


#371

276-Swiss Horror: Along Came a Spider

An adaptation of a Swiss horror novella "The Black Spider" by author Jeremias Gotthelf (AKA Albert Bitzius), about a town with a knight problem, so they make a deal with a very suspicious man to help them in their time of need. The creature is the Kanbari nyūdō, that creepy hairy guy watching you go to the bathroom on New Year's Eve. -- The disclaimer: [https://myths.link/276] (https://myths.link/276) -- Music: All music by [Blue Dot Sessions] (https://sessions.blue) -- Sponsors: BOMBAS: Suuuuper comfortable everything. Check it out and get 20% off your first purchase. [http://bombas.com/legends] (http://bombas.com/legends) Best Fiends: Go to the App Store or Google Play to download Best Fiends for FREE. Grove: Go to [http://grove.com/legends] (http://grove.com/legends) and get a free gift set worth up to $50 with your first order! Head to [http://FahertyBrand.com] (http://FahertyBrand.com) and use code “MYTHS” at checkout to snag 20% off ALL your new spring staples! June's Journey: Download June’s Journey FREE today on the Apple App Store or Google Play [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

22 Jun 2022

58 MINS

58:00

22 Jun 2022


#370

275-Tibetan Folklore: Free Bird

A prince, chased by seven evil wizard roommates, seeks help from a hermit. This leads him on a journey of discovery that entails ghosts, mythological creature kidnapping, and many, many blisters. The creature is the Lioumere, and you'll see that clowns aren't just for children's birthday parties! They're also for doing dental work on dangerous ogresses. -- The strange, sad life of Bernarr Macfadden: [https://myths.link/scoundrel] (https://myths.link/scoundrel) -- Sponsors: Indeed: Go to [http://indeed.com/legends] (http://indeed.com/legends) to claim your $75 sponsored job credit. Plus, earn up to $500 extra in sponsored job credits with Indeed's Virtual Interviews. Canva: Design like a pro with Canva Pro. Get a free 45-day extended trial when you go to [http://canva.me/myths] (http://canva.me/myths) Shopify: Go to [http://shopify.com/legends] (http://shopify.com/legends) for a free 14-day trial, and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features! -- Music: "Arc Chamber" by Blue Dot Sessions "Laser Focus" by Blue Dot Sessions "Tango Rosino" by Blue Dot Sessions "Taoudella" by Blue Dot Sessions "TwoPound" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

15 Jun 2022

48 MINS

48:11

15 Jun 2022


#369

274-European Folklore: Murky

Two stories from Eastern Europe where we see why mythological water monsters aren't a great way to discipline your kids. On the second, if a wizard is mumbling something outside your house, you're in for a bad time unless you talk to a witch. The creatures are the Devil's Dandy Dogs! They're not dandy, not the devil's, and they're barely dogs! -- Disclaimer: [https://myths.link/274] (https://myths.link/274) Newts! The new PRX podcast I mentioned that has the Vodník, the Czech water monster in the first story. If you want to check it out: [https://myths.link/newts] (https://myths.link/newts) Man Glitter: [https://myths.link/manglitter] (https://myths.link/manglitter) it's just sawdust. -- Music: "Jubelio" by Blue Dot Sessions "The Broker" by Blue Dot Sessions "Forgot His Jam" by Blue Dot Sessions "In Time We Shall" by Blue Dot Sessions -- Sponsors: Call Me Curious:Listen to Call Me Curious on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or wherever you listen. You can listen early and ad- free by subscribing to Wondery Plus in Apple Podcasts or the Wondery app. Honey: Get Honey for free today by going to [http://honey.com/myths] (http://honey.com/myths) Simplisafe: Go to [http://simplisafe.com/legends] (http://simplisafe.com/legends) and take 20% off your SimpliSafe System and get a free indoor security camera when you sign up for the interactive monitoring service! BOMBAS: Suuuuper comfortable everything. Check it out and get 20% off your first purchase. [http://bombas.com/legends] (http://bombas.com/legends) Raycon: The fit. The sound. Go to [http://raycon.com/mal] (http://raycon.com/mal) to get 15% off your Raycon order. [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

08 Jun 2022

44 MINS

44:30

08 Jun 2022


#368

273-Robin Hood: The Good Thief

You would think, if you're the most wanted person in Britain, you would probably want to lie low for a little while and think that the all-too-happy-to-get-kidnapped abbot with the big bags of gold strolling through Sherwood forest might be an obvious trap. The creature is why you don't want to eat a big meal and then go into battle. -- Links! Scoundrel! Check out the story of Sarah Wilson: [https://myths.link/scoundrel] (https://myths.link/scoundrel) Our membership! It still exists! [https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) -- Sponsors: June’s Journey: Get that Sherlock feeling. Download June’s Journey today in the Apple App Store or Google Play. Chime: Don’t wait, apply for a free account at [http://chime.com/] (http://chime.com/revolutions) [myths] (http://chime.com/myths) Grove: Go to [http://grove.com/legends] (http://grove.com/legends) and get a free gift set worth up to $50 with your first order! Shopify: Go to [http://shopify.com/legends] (http://shopify.com/legends) for a free 14-day trial, and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features! -- Music: "Access Road" by Blue Dot Sessions "Babble Babble Brook" by Blue Dot Sessions "Ballade" by Blue Dot Sessions "Cold Summers" by Blue Dot Sessions "Slow Dial" by Blue Dot Sessions "Tionesta" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

01 Jun 2022

49 MINS

49:07

01 Jun 2022


#367

VIGILANTE IS AVAILABLE NOW!

Tim Miller is a famous search-and-rescuer in Dickinson, Texas, who's helped track down more than 300 missing persons. After 38 years of searching, he’s now convinced that he’s finally solved his own daughter’s murder. In the first season of VIGILANTE, Allie Conti (New York Times,Vice) explores the human cost of Tim’s singular obsession with the case—from the people he’s falsely accused in the past, to the current girlfriend he’s put in the crosshairs of a possible serial killer. As Allie prepares to interview the suspect in person, she grapples with whether she might be the latest victim of Tim’s vigilantism. Apple Podcasts: [https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/vigilante/id1622288667] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/vigilante/id1622288667) Spotify: [https://open.spotify.com/show/49wzulSXKQKWYOIWoTVEPT?si=d9bb79b8fb9243e2] (https://open.spotify.com/show/49wzulSXKQKWYOIWoTVEPT?si=d9bb79b8fb9243e2) [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

26 May 2022

05 MINS

05:04

26 May 2022


#366

272-Egyptian Folklore: Imposter

The story of a young man who decided that he would do anything to live the life of his dreams...but how far is too far? The creature is the Minata-Karaia, basically ents who snack on their armpit fruit. -- Mitos y Leyendas: [https://myths.link/mitos] (https://myths.link/mitos) Best of the Worst, another show we have that's basically creature of the week but with comic book villains: [https://myths.link/botw] (https://myths.link/botw) Fictional is back, too! [https://fictional.fm/subscribe] (https://fictional.fm/subscribe) -- Sponsors: Best Fiends! Check it out on the App Store or Google Play, or go to [https://bestfiends.com/] (https://bestfiends.com/) Helix: Get a great night sleep by going to [http://helixsleep.com/myths] (http://helixsleep.com/myths) and get up to $200 off all mattress orders and two free pillows! Indeed: Go to [http://indeed.com/legends] (http://indeed.com/legends) to claim your $75 sponsored job credit before April 30th, 2022! -- Music: "Hedgeliner" by Blue Dot Sessions "Mr. Mole and Son" by Blue Dot Sessions "Purple Light" by Blue Dot Sessions "Plaid Shapes" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

25 May 2022

39 MINS

39:16

25 May 2022


#365

New Podcast: Myths and Legends, now in Spanish!

Sonoro and Nextpod (that&rsquo;s Jason and Carissa Weiser!) present Mitos y Leyendas. The acclaimed podcast about mythology and worldwide folklore, now in Spanish. Listen, learn, and subscribe today on your favorite podcast platform to catch all the episodes every week. Available now! To listen directly on Apple Podcasts: [https://play.sonoropodcast.com/LFm7oyx7] (https://play.sonoropodcast.com/LFm7oyx7) <a href="http://nextpod.com/" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://Nextpod.com&source=gmail&ust=1653323001704000&usg=AOvVaw0VadLovXAWR0AU6OSZddah"></a> [Nextpod.com] (http://nextpod.com/) [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

23 May 2022

07 MINS

07:51

23 May 2022


#364

271-Korean folklore: A Friend in Need

Three stories of people helping people from Korea, including helpful monsters, deadly Pictionary, and why you should shove strangers down hills. The creature is the Glashtin, a creature with sticky hands, but in the murdery way and not the stealy way or ice creamy way. -- Sonoro and Nextpod (that's us!) present Mitos y Leyendas. It's this podcast, now in Spanish! Listen to the trailer and first TWO episodes now: [https://play.sonoropodcast.com/LFm7oyx7] (https://play.sonoropodcast.com/LFm7oyx7) Check out this week's all-new Scoundrel: [https://myths.link/scoundrel] (https://myths.link/scoundrel) And we are up to 25 episodes of best of the worst! [https://nextpod.com/botw] (https://nextpod.com/botw) -- Sponsors: Canva: Design like a pro with Canva Pro. Get a free 45-day extended trial when you go to [http://canva.me/myths] (http://canva.me/myths) Shopify: Go to [http://shopify.com/legends] (http://shopify.com/legends) for a free 14-day trial, and get full access to Shopify&rsquo;s entire suite of features! Skillshare: explore your creativity at [http://skillshare.com/myths] (http://skillshare.com/myths) for a one month free trial! Fuzzy: Go to [http://YourFuzzy.com/myths] (http://YourFuzzy.com/myths) for your free trial of Fuzzy, with access to 24/7 personalized pet care and vet-recommended products -- Music: "Campfire Rounds" by Blue Dot Sessions "Trod Along" by Blue Dot Sessions "Marble Chase" by Blue Dot Sessions "Kirkus Interlude" by Blue Dot Sessions "Line Exchange" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

18 May 2022

36 MINS

36:44

18 May 2022


#363

270-Greek Myths: Cloud Cuckoo Land

This week, Olympus will fall. The reign of the Greek gods will come to an ignoble end to an enemy that has been lurking in the shadows the whole time. Hear how it all goes down in this definitely serious story about how the rule of the Olympians was usurped by something you see every day. The creature is the Kickle Snifter! The reason why you should wash your beard! Or don't because who doesn't enjoy having a semi-parasitic friend around all the time? -- Links! That disclaimer: [https://myths.link/270] (https://myths.link/270) That new show, Scoundrel: [https://myths.link/scoundrel] (https://myths.link/scoundrel) That other new show, Best of the Worst: [https://nextpod.com/botw] (https://nextpod.com/botw) The old show with new episodes, Fictional: [https://fictional.fm] (https://fictional.fm) -- Sponsors: Honey: Get the browser extension and start saving money at [http://joinhoney.com/myths] (http://joinhoney.com/myths) Indeed: Go to [http://indeed.com/legends] (http://indeed.com/legends) to claim your $75 sponsored job credit! Simplisafe: Go to [http://simplisafe.com/legends] (http://simplisafe.com/legends) and take 20% off your SimpliSafe System and get a free indoor security camera when you sign up for the interactive monitoring service! Head to [http://FahertyBrand.com] (http://FahertyBrand.com) and use code &ldquo;MYTHS&rdquo; at checkout to snag 20% off ALL your new spring staples! -- Music: "Enter the Room" by Blue Dot Sessions "Heath" by Blue Dot Sessions "Big River Run" by Blue Dot Sessions "Slapstick" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

11 May 2022

46 MINS

46:55

11 May 2022


#362

269-Hans Christian Andersen: What We Do With the Shadows

A story from Hans Christian Andersen about becoming your best self&hellip;after that self completely separates from you and leaves you as merely a shadow. The creature this time is the invincible bear monster your ghost grandpa warned you about. &mdash; Scoundrel: All new this week! [https://myths.link/scoundrel] (https://myths.link/scoundrel) Fictional: All new tomorrow! [https://fictional.fm/subscribe] (https://fictional.fm/subscribe) &mdash; Sponsors: BOMBAS: Suuuuper comfortable everything. Check it out and get 20% off your first purchase. [http://bombas.com/legends] (http://bombas.com/legends) June&rsquo;s Journey: Get that Sherlock feeling. Download June&rsquo;s Journey today in the Apple App Store or Google Play. Chime: Don&rsquo;t wait, apply for a free account at [http://chime.com/revolutions] (http://chime.com/revolutions) Raycon: The fit. The sound. Go to [http://raycon.com/mal] (http://raycon.com/mal) to get 15% off your Mother&rsquo;s Day order. &mdash; Music: "Apollo Dierdre" by Blue Dot Sessions "Desmontes" by Blue Dot Sessions "Lumber Down" by Blue Dot Sessions "Jog to the Water" by Blue Dot Sessions "Molly Molly" by Blue Dot Sessions "Only Lara" by Blue Dot Sessions "Slow Lane Lover" by Blue Dot Sessions "PlainGrey" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

04 May 2022

43 MINS

43:42

04 May 2022


#361

268-Viking Legends: Hride or Die

Two stories from Norse myth. The first is about how you should just be you, even if people think you're a fool for doing so...actually, kind of especially if people think you are a fool for doing so. The second is about why you shouldn't go to the bathroom alone at night: Norse toilet zombies. The creature is the Mimick Dog, a dog that will mimic you and maybe put on plays. -- Sherlock Holmes on Fictional! [https://fictional.fm/subscribe] (https://fictional.fm/subscribe) Best of the Worst, our twice-weekly mini-cast with ridiculous super villains! [https://www.nextpod.com/botw] (https://www.nextpod.com/botw) and don't forget about Scoundrel: History's Forgotten villains: [https://myths.link/scoundrel] (https://myths.link/scoundrel) -- Sponsors: Best Fiends: Download Best Fiends on the App Store or Google Play! Helix: Ger a great night sleep by going to [http://helixsleep.com/myths] (http://helixsleep.com/myths) and get up to $200 off all mattress orders and two free pillows! Indeed: Go to [http://indeed.com/legends] (http://indeed.com/legends) to claim your $75 sponsored job credit before April 30th, 2022! Grove: Go to [http://grove.com/legends] (http://grove.com/legends) and get a free giftset worth up to $50 with your first order! -- Music: "Single Still" by Blue Dot Sessions "Gene's Waltz" by Blue Dot Sessions "Steamboater" by Blue Dot Sessions "Dear Myrtle" by Blue Dot Sessions "Timid Luxor" by Blue Dot Sessions [Support the show: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership] (https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

27 Apr 2022

43 MINS

43:59

27 Apr 2022