A few times a week, over my lunch break, I will record, edit, and publish one of the original 250 fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm and translated to English by Dr. Jack Zipes.
Episode 117: 116. The Blue Light
A wounded soldier is dismissed by an uncaring king. He finds a magical friend and gets revenge.
Episode 116: 115. The Bright Sun Will Bring it to Light
A poor wandering tailer robs and kills a fellow traveller.The victim's last words were "the bright sun will bring it to light". It took many years, but eventually, with the help of the bright sun, the tailor's crime became known.
Episode 115: 114. The Clever Little Tailor
An unassuming little tailor correctly answers a princess's riddle and is then entitled to marry her, but he must first spend a night with a bear.
Episode 114: 113. The Two Kings' Children
A young prince is kidnapped by foreign king and must pass a series of challenges. If he fails, he will be put to death, but if he succeeds, he will win one of the king's daughters for his bride.
Episode 113: 112. The Fleshing Flail from Heaven
A farmer drops a turnip seed and it grows into a tree that reaches all the way up into heaven. So, naturally, he climbs it.
Episode 112: 111. The Expert Marksman
With the aid of a magical gun, a huntsman tricks and kills three evil giants. In doing so, he wins the hand of a princess.