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Welcome to Unlimited Opinions! Have you ever wanted to listen to a lawyer and his teenage son discuss philosophy, mythology, politics and more? No? Well, Mark and Adam Bishop are here to discuss it all the same! In Season 1, they covered Anthony Kenny's "A New History of Western Philosophy," in Season 2, they delved into Jake Jackson's "Myths & Legends," and in Season 3, they read Joseph Campbell's "The Power of Myth!" Now in Season 4, they're diving into politics with Alan Ryan's "On Politi ...
 
The most entertaining and enraging stories from mythology told casually, contemporarily, and (let's be honest) sarcastically. Greek and Roman gods did some pretty weird (and awful) things. Liv focuses on Greek and Roman mythology's (mis)treatment of women, the wild things the gods did, and the all around incredible minds of the ancient world. Gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everything in between. Regular episodes every Tuesday, conversations with authors and scholars or readings of an ...
 
Mosaic presents Living Myth, a podcast with Michael Meade, renowned mythologist and storyteller. Meade presents mythic stories that offer uniquely insightful and wise ways of understanding the current dilemmas of the world we live in. Living Myth proposes that genuine solutions to the complex and intractable problems of our world require both transcendent imagination and cohering, transformative narratives.
 
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Skeleton Keys

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Skeleton Keys

Torri Yates-Orr, John Bucher

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SKELETON KEYS is a podcast dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of mythology and history in pop culture. Each episode is a skeleton key to unlock a particular artist, film, comic or other popular art through myth and history. Hosts, Torri Yates-Orr is an African American Historian and John Bucher is a Mythologist. Together, they take a look at the people, places, and events happening in culture in order to mine out a deeper meaning, having a ton of fun along the way.
 
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Myths and Legends

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Myths and Legends

Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser

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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 ...
 
Welcome to What’s Happening!!! With Leigh. Focusing on world events, conspiracy theories, true crime, alien phenomenon, mythology and topics suggested by you the listeners. Guests will be like minded people and experts to help us get further in sight. This will all take place in a very relaxed, non judgemental environment. Join me and let’s see What’s Happening!!!
 
A unique view of mythology ... Imagine: Ancient Greek gods in the modern world ... Were the Greek gods no more than myths? Modern scholars say so. What if they're wrong? ... Join best selling author and mythologist Patrick Garner as he explores each of the major Greek gods--Zeus, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Athena, Poseidon, Ares and many others--and offers rare insights into who these divine beings were--and what became of them ... LIKE TO LISTEN? COMPELLING NEW STORIES ABOUT THE GODS ARE A ...
 
What makes Norse mythology "norse"? Why does Thor kill giants? What do the myths tell us about Loki's gender identity? The world of popular media is always happy to provide a modernized re-telling of ancient stories with a heavy scoop of creative license, but on "Norse Mythology: The Unofficial Guide", we'll dive into the original tales directly from the sources and learn together from experts in the field about what these stories really mean and how they would have affected the lives of the ...
 
Talking Stories is a podcast of stories, folklore, mythology, and chat from the Storytellers of the National Leprechaun Museum, on the 1st and 15th of every month. The National Leprechaun Museum, the first ever attraction dedicated to Irish mythology, opens up a fun and magical world full of fascinating folklore, mythology and enchanting stories.
 
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LukeLore

Luke Greensmith

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Have you ever been taught mythology by a very polite British sasquatch? Now's your chance! Join screenwriter Luke Greensmith, primary researcher for the Ghost Story Guys Podcast, as he explores folklore from around the world.
 
Hi everyone. I'm Josh. I'm a writer. A teacher. A lifelong student of world mythologies and cosmologies. This podcast is called The Emerald: Currents and Trends Through a Mythic Lens. Offering perspectives on everything from current global events to cultural movements in art, science, music, literature, yoga practice, and politics, all through the framework of myth, story and imagination. The Emerald. All that's happening on this green jewel in space.
 
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Between the Worlds Podcast

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Between the Worlds Podcast

Amanda Yates Garcia, Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs

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Join us Between the Worlds as we discuss tarot, psychology, mythology, pop culture, witchcraft, magic, art, and history with host Amanda Yates Garcia and a series of special guests. Music and production by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs. (Looking for the podcast Strange Magic? You can find those episodes here as well. Just scroll down, Strange Magic episodes begin with the acronym SM. If you'd like to read our statement on the end of that podcast, please see the show notes of episode BTW 28: Ace ...
 
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The Lorecast

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The Lorecast

Craig Chalquist, PhD

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Events come at us now like trucks on a freeway. What do they mean? How do they connect? Lorecast examines the symbols, images, and metaphors behind events of our time to help us navigate them with understanding, grace, and hope: not the passive "hope" of waiting for change, but the active hope of making our reenchanted way through a world in need of inspiration and vision.
 
Mythillogical is the podcast where two enthusiasts of mythology, history and folklore try and make sense of the wide variety of fantastic tales told by cultures around the world. We discuss why the same idea can show up in the mythology of cultures on opposite sides of the world, what real events can inspire superstition and folklore, how stories can completely change over time, and where possible try to figure out what could have inspired people to dream up dragons, demons, gods and monster ...
 
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The Hidden Djinn

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The Hidden Djinn

iHeartPodcasts and Grim & Mild

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Around the world, and throughout history, billions of people have believed in an entire race of creatures known as the djinn. Ancient, powerful, and hidden from the human eye, djinn lore spans continents and centuries. Join host Rabia Chaudry every week as she takes you into the world you never even knew existed, the world of the Hidden Djinn.
 
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The Half-Blood Happy Hour

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The Half-Blood Happy Hour

Zach Bigelbach, Gabrielle German, Lucy Adame, Noah James, Magnus Lewis

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Welcome to The Half-Blood Happy Hour! A biweekly Dungeons & Dragons actual play podcast where a group of delightful demigods dive into a world where the mythologies of the world come to life. Join our players as they embark on an adventure to unlock the mysteries of gods and monsters in the modern world!
 
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Today we have two shorter tales, one featuring a kind tree who soothes 'The Anxious Leaf', and the other an origin story of the chestnut burr. Host Dan Scholz Find out where to subscribe to The Folktale Project at http://folktaleproject.com/subscribe Help keep The Folktale Project going by becoming a supporter on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/…
 
Laurie and Joe examine how technology may have increased at an astounding pace, possibly as a result of extraterrestrial influences throughout human history, most pronouncedly since the Roswell incident. Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia, (2002), S. Bertman, Oxford University Press The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge, (1999),…
 
Previously, Loki took it upon himself to orchestrate the murder of the gods' golden boy, Baldr. In this episode, Loki's actions finally come back to haunt him as the gods exact their revenge. We'll discuss how this story differs between accounts in the two Eddas, and even dig in to a lesser-known part of the story preserved mainly in Gesta Danorum.…
 
'Why the Autumn Leaves are Red' is one of those special kinds of origin stories that you really should listen to first before you share it with children. It's a little on the violent side. Host Dan Scholz Find out where to subscribe to The Folktale Project at http://folktaleproject.com/subscribe Help keep The Folktale Project going by becoming a su…
 
Liv reads part 1 of Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book IV, translated by Brookes More. The daughters of Minyas tell stories, including that of Pyramus and Thisbe. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! This is not a standard narrative story episode, it's a reading of an ancient source, audiobook style. For regular episodes…
 
We use the Watergate crisis to examine some of the myths surrounding the history of investigative journalism. By looking both at the 1970s and at the 19th century, we learn that investigative journalism has a long history in the United States. We also learn the crucial role that an “ecosystem” of investigation plays in bringing about change. Profes…
 
Transformation of the self is mysterious, whether it comes about gradually or suddenly. The essence of the process is buried in the unconscious. In this interview, Murray Stein sheds light on key dimensions of transformation based on his recent book, The Mystery of Transformation. In conversation with host Patricia Martin, they cover topics such as…
 
On this episode, Michael Meade turns to ancient stories of the Titans in order to understand all the tragic events and extreme behaviors that keep making the world a darker and more dangerous place. There are times when myth and fact coincide, when events in the common world become mythical in shape and scope. In such radical times, myths can offer…
 
The stories in our culture are vital to our identity. But, what happens when our history and the stories associated with it are rewritten? How has folklore been used in the past to convey hidden meaning, or weaponised in a power struggle? Discussing these important cultural points in this episode of the Folklore Podcast is journalist and broadcaste…
 
Con artists and harmful horror tropes and production scandals, oh my! We’re talking about the Spielberg classic, Poltergeist, the origins of these spirits, and how we can do better with our horror tropes. Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of genocide, racism, violence, kidnapping, child endangerment, body horror…
 
Today we get a very short selection from 'The Topaz Story Book', including a really lovely poem by Robert Louis Stevenson. Host Dan Scholz Find out where to subscribe to The Folktale Project at http://folktaleproject.com/subscribe Help keep The Folktale Project going by becoming a supporter on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/join/folktaleproject…
 
We're back in the story of the Monkey King as he and the crew continues their journey to the west. Xanzang, the monk, of course gets captured again, but this time, it's by the son of an old friend of Monkey's from back in his pillaging days! He figures things should go well. Because, of course, there is nothing children love more than being bossed …
 
This week we continue reading Dwarf Long Nose, by Wilhelm Hauff, AKA Satan's Ghostwriter. Based on how things went last week, if you weren't expecting a Fairytale Bake-off, a magic goose, and a war over pastries, you need to turn in your damn folktale gun and badge. Thanks to Dave for joining us this week! Suggested talking points: Atrocity Tourist…
 
Eugenia Roussou's book Orthodox Christianity, New Age Spirituality and Vernacular Religion: The 'Evil Eye' in Greece (Bloomsbury, 2021) thoroughly illustrates the novel synthesis of Christian religion and New Age spirituality in Greece. It challenges the single-faith approach that traditionally ties southern European countries to Christianity and f…
 
In part three of Sophocles' Antigone, Kreon speaks with his son who was set to marry Antigone, and Antigone is finally sentenced to her death. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferenti…
 
John Locke may just be our favorite political theorist yet! Join us as we cover Locke's political theories, including the peaceful state of nature, religious toleration, and the idea of a very limited government. We discuss in detail our natural rights, how moral foundations are important for any society, when one can engage in a revolution, and wh…
 
What's the perfect cure for that "post-Thanksgiving" hangover? It's a brand new "Best Of" episode, this time exploring the terrifying and sometimes titilating world of Alien Abductions. Episodes Featured: Episode 72: Alien Implants and Abductions Episode 284: The Travis Walton Abduction - Fire In The Sky Episode 156: The Coronado Group Abduction Ep…
 
Every so often in "The Topaz Story Book" we get a treat from a rather famous author. Today's tale of 'Queen Aster' comes from Louisa May Alcott. Host Dan Scholz Find out where to subscribe to The Folktale Project at http://folktaleproject.com/subscribe Help keep The Folktale Project going by becoming a supporter on Patreon at https://www.patreon.co…
 
In the twenty-first century, American culture is experiencing a profound shift toward pluralism and secularization. In Fairy Tales in Contemporary American Culture: How We Hate to Love Them (Lexington Books, 2021), Kate Christina Moore Koppy argues that the increasing popularity and presence of fairy tales within American culture is both indicative…
 
Liv speaks with the creator of QCODE's Cupid podcast, Katy Cavanagh Jupe! They talk about all things Cupid, from its origins in Greek myth to the details of the show itself. Plus, just, loads of nerding out about Greek gods. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Giv…
 
Birds in myth are messengers, deliverers of prophecy, and instigators of journeys. But birds are much more than this. Human neurobiology is deeply linked to birds, who, through the arcing patterns of their flight, their hypnotic songs, and their high, piercing calls, awakened human sense faculties, taught us to look up in wonder, and therefore gave…
 
On this episode, Michael Meade answers questions about the sources and meanings of grace and gratitude. Gratitude was called the parent of all virtues and is connected to the natural nobility of the soul. We are most human and most alive when we allow ourselves to be touched by the beauty of the world and when we feel genuine gratitude for the life…
 
Ben 'n' Henry are joined by screenwriter and general manager of Shudder - Craig Engler to talk about what goes on behind the scenes at everyone's favorite Horror-focused streaming service, the genius of Phil Tippett, Horror at Home vs. Horror In-Theater, Craig's pick for the most recent "Scariest Film", the cathartic effect of Horror in general, an…
 
What was that noise? Just the pipes, right? WRONG! We talk about cleaning up paranormal messes, clearing up a haunting by flushing a toilet, and of course, the supernatural explanation: Cheetos. Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of colonization, body image, home invasion, divorce, and pregnancy. Housekeeping - R…
 
Today's tales are about two flowers with magnificent properties, 'Pimpernel, the Shepherd's Clock' and 'A Legend of the Gentian'. Host Dan Scholz Find out where to subscribe to The Folktale Project at http://folktaleproject.com/subscribe Help keep The Folktale Project going by becoming a supporter on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/join/folktale…
 
We're back with more bonus mythological content based on QCODE's new podcast CUPID! This time, the finale... What's the deal with Greek myth, anyway? Listen to Cupid wherever you get your podcasts. Find more LTAMB episodes devoted to these characters and stories in this Spotify playlist, and even more playlists here. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths…
 
Lucius has been turned into a donkey after using the wrong body lotion. Then, he was kidnapped by bandits. Things are about to get a whole lot worse for Lucius. The creature is the Korori (虎狼狸), who offers a new way to feel better after you get sick. -- Links! Shop: https://shop.bardic.fm Disclaimer: https://myths.link/296b Source one for creature …
 
This week we begin reading Dwarf Long Nose, by Wilhelm Hauff, AKA Satan's Ghostwriter. In it, our precious good-boy hero is rudely accosted by a strange woman with very particular herb sensibilities. War looms on the horizon... Thanks to Dave for joining us this week! Suggested talking points: A New Fun Boy, The AI Art Equivalent of a Human, Inside…
 
Continuing with Sophocles' Antigone... Antigone is caught burying Polyneices, and both she and Ismene are going to be blamed by Kreon. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I …
 
Crikey. Most people don't know much about President Warren G. Harding and his corrupt administration, but they should! A fascinating life and, um, a fascinating look at how corruption and graft can so easily slip into the corridors of power, especially the White House in the 1920s! Professor Philip Nash explains all! Episode 489.…
 
We give consent to those who govern us, but after that, they can kinda just do whatever they want except kill us. At least, according to the 17th century political theorist Thomas Hobbes! In this episode, we break down all of Hobbes' political theories, particularly how his nominalism relates to politics, the role of the sovereign, the state of hum…
 
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