This week's episode covers the myth of Hades' kidnapping of Persephone, and her mother Demeter's crazy quest to find her daughter. I dig into the details of the Underworld, and why you should eat things people give you when you're in said Underworld. And, we talk about the crazy things a mom will do for their kid. It's a wild ride. A general mythology warning: far too many Greek myths involve assaulting women. I'm sorry, that's just the way it is. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing. Theme music taken from is "Xenobiological Forest" by Komiku from It's Time for Adventure and is licensed via Creative Commons and is Public Domain. Other music used are clips from by Lee Rosevere, "Not Alone", "How I Used to See the Stars", and "What's Behind the Door" from Music for Podcasts. All are copyright of the artist and licensed under Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0 License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/; music from the artist found here: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/.
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