show episodes
 
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 ...
 
Is it a movie podcast? Is it a history podcast? Is it an unholy union of the two? Short answer: yes! Each episode, hosts Colin MacCormack, Elijah Fleming and Christie Vogler break down a new movie about Greece, Rome or the wider ancient world and what works (or doesn’t work) about them. But this isn’t a podcast for nitpicking historical inaccuracies. Rather, it’s a chance to get hot takes on Hollywood films from professional nerds/academics and take a closer look at the relation between our ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
In this week's episode, Jay kicks it in Nashville. Can we say boot scoot and boogie? Also, Liv gets tricked into seeing someone's private piercing. If they had only known... all they had to do was ask. Liv vows to stop answering her telephone due to another weird phone call. Two calls in one month is a little excessive. Tune in to hear the ladies r…
 
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…
 
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…
 
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 …
 
The Reception Police are back with another take on the how Vergil's Aeneid is secretly lurking behind all your favorite shows and movies. This week, Maxwell T Paule pitches his theory that AMC's The Walking Dead (2010-2022) is an American re-imagining of Aeneas' search for a new home set against the zombie apocalypse. We talk kings and police, doom…
 
In this week's episode, a woman who donated a kidney to her husband is repaid by his cheating. The ladies think she should repo it!!! Jay feels Mother Nature dropped off winter like a bad custody arrangement. Here you take him!!! Liv witnessed a coworker's assault by nipple, and it was HARD to look away. Tune in to hear this ridiculousness. Support…
 
Liv reads Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book III, translated by Brookes More. The continuation of Thebes... Echo and Narcissus, Bacchus v. Pentheus, and pirates! 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 dig back into the MCU with return guest and (pseudo-)archaeology expert, David S Anderson to excavate The Eternals (2021). Once more we revisit the thorny issue of what exactly is and isn't a god in this universe and how to reconcile these immortal robo-stewards against the broader universe. We also dig into the problematic nature of its source …
 
We're back with more bonus mythological content based on QCODE's new podcast CUPID! This time... Furies! Underworld gods! Chthonic everything! 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 involv…
 
It's finally time for Sophocles' Antigone: the daughters of Oedipus and Jocasta deals with the aftermath of her family's horrifying legacy. 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 …
 
In this week's episode, Liv has an uncomfortable altercation with a man at Walmart. At the end of the conversation the man gets a surprise unintentional glimpse of boobies. Did she win him over? Also, Jay learns about an odd Indonesian ritual that can only be explained as the Day of the Dead. Does dressing up dead relatives seem like a good past ti…
 
Liv speaks with translator Stephanie McCarter about her new translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses. How she went about translating, favourite sections and characters, and so much more. Find Metamorphoses by Ovid, translated by Stephanie McCarter, wherever you get your books. Follow Stephanie on Twitter or check out her website. Help keep LTAMB going b…
 
We're back with more bonus mythological content based on QCODE's new podcast CUPID! This time... Gods messing with mortals, something new and different! 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 my…
 
First, Liv reads a selection from the new translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses, by Stephanie McCarter, because it's ARACHNE and it's AMAZING. Then, the cursed legacy of Thebes, the stories of Ino and Semele. 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, a…
 
In this week's episode, Jay finds a book about sex written in the 1970s. Will the information hold, or will the ladies be appalled? I think we can venture to guess which way the ladies are leaning. Liv receives a phone call from an ex-coworker stating he has been in her house and is currently walking her dogs. However, Liv has never shared her addr…
 
Liv reads Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book III, translated by Brookes More. The founding of the Theban dynasty... Things don't go particularly well. 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 look for an…
 
We fly over to New Asgard and Omnipotence City to talk gods and god butchers with special guest Jason Nethercut. We dig into Thor in the MCU, the relation between myth and Marvel comics, and one big question that's thundering our bolts: what is a god? Are we gods? Is the hammer a god? Are we the hammer? Probably no, on all counts...…
 
We're back with more bonus mythological content based on QCODE's new podcast CUPID! This time... Gods inflicting love on mortals and the brewing of potent potions... 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 …
 
Happy Halloween! In this Halloween Special Liv talks to past guest Dr. Ellie Mackin Roberts about all things Underworld: Persephone, Hades, and everyone in between. Follow Ellie on Tiktok and Twitter. 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 typ…
 
Liv speaks with fellow Classics podcaster Jasmine Elmer (listen to Legit Classics wherever you're listening to LTAMB!) about all things monstrous, but particularly... Volcanic monsters and myths of Greece and Rome. Follow Jasmine on Twitter. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: far too many Greek myths inv…
 
We're back with more bonus mythological content, looking at the characters and concepts from QCODE's new podcast CUPID! 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 involve assault. Given it's f…
 
It's time for the infernal goddesses of the dead... Chthonic Cuties... the realm of the Underworld itself, and how the real people of ancient Greece worshipped and interacted with that realm while they're still in the land of the living... Learn LOADS more about Persephone and the Underworld by following Ellie Mackin Roberts on TikTok (seriously, s…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login