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Folklore, fairytales and legends from around the world the way they were meant to be. Brought to you every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Who says you're too old for a good story?

The Folktale Project Dan Scholz

    • Performing Arts

Folklore, fairytales and legends from around the world the way they were meant to be. Brought to you every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Who says you're too old for a good story?

    The Bells of Speyer - A German Folktale

    The Bells of Speyer - A German Folktale

    'The Bells of Speyer' is a story about two German Emperors and the church bells that tell their worth.
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    The Little Man at the Angel's Pillar - A German Folktale

    The Little Man at the Angel's Pillar - A German Folktale

    This week is all about more historical tales from Germany and Wilhelm Ruland's "Legends of the Rhine". We start with 'The Little Man at the Angel's Pillar', the story of a layman who questions the wisdom of a master and gets his immortal comeuppance.
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    • 5 min
    The Milkmaid and Her Pot of Milk - An Aesop Fable

    The Milkmaid and Her Pot of Milk - An Aesop Fable

    Our final palate cleansing fable from Aesop 'The Milkmaid and Her Pot of Milk' is an anachronistic retelling of the origin of one of the most popular phrases to come from Aesop "never count your chickens before they're hatched."
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    • 3 min
    'The Mischievous Dog' and 'The Monkey and The Dolphin' - An Aesop Fable

    'The Mischievous Dog' and 'The Monkey and The Dolphin' - An Aesop Fable

    Today's fables from Aesop 'The Mischievous Dog' and 'The Monkey and The Dolphin' offer insights into today's political landscape that should be heeded.
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    • 4 min
    The Belly and The Members - An Aesop Fable

    The Belly and The Members - An Aesop Fable

    This week is a palate cleanser of sort. After a few long stories I'm bringing you a week of fables from Aesop, beginning with 'The Belly and The Members'.
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    • 3 min
    Good Little Henry, Pt. 3 - The Harvest - A French Folktale

    Good Little Henry, Pt. 3 - The Harvest - A French Folktale

    In Part 3 of 'Good Little Henry', 'The Harvest' we meet the first of the genii of the mountain and get a glimpse into just how long Henry will be spending on his quest.
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