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You think you know the story…But do you really? Every other Saturday, Tales presents ancient fairy tales the way they were originally told: orally, and unadulterated. Tales is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.

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You think you know the story…But do you really? Every other Saturday, Tales presents ancient fairy tales the way they were originally told: orally, and unadulterated. Tales is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.

    Biancabella and the Serpent Pt. 1

    Biancabella and the Serpent Pt. 1

    First published in the 16th century, Biancabella and the Serpent is an Italian fairytale on morality. It’s the third fable on the third night of revelry, told by a woman named Lauretta who presents a cautionary narrative of how women should treat each other—lest disaster and misfortune befall them.

    • 48 min
    Listen First! SECRET SOCIETIES, A Parcast Original Series!

    Listen First! SECRET SOCIETIES, A Parcast Original Series!

    They’ve been around for thousands of years…orchestrating some of history’s most controversial events. And if not for their radical actions, you may never have even known they existed. Every Thursday, take a journey through hidden passageways and become a member of Parcast’s diabolical series, SECRET SOCIETIES. Each society is explored in 2 episodes—exposing the people and context responsible for its founding, and analyzing the psychology behind their beliefs.

    Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on Yale’s mysterious “Skull and Bones” fraternity. To finish this episode, subscribe to SECRET SOCIETIES free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!

    • 14 min
    Best of 2019: Puss in Boots

    Best of 2019: Puss in Boots

    Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: By 1697 the story of an incredible cat spread to Paris, where author Charles Perrault created his own version, entitling it “La Maître Chat,” ou “Le Chat Botté” which means “The Master Cat,” or “The Booted Cat.” Unlike his modern DreamWorks counterpart, Puss in Boots was originally female, overshadowed by her male counterpart.

    • 44 min
    Father Frost

    Father Frost

    The Russian fairy tale “The Story of King Frost” features the ancient figure of Ded Moroz, a winter deity who can be just as dangerous as he is lovable.

    • 47 min
    Gryla and the Yule Lads

    Gryla and the Yule Lads

    Every culture has its unique ways of celebrating the winter solstice, but none of them are quite as dark and strange as the Icelandic tale of Gryla and her children, the Yule Lads.

    • 46 min
    Sister Alionushka, Brother Ivanushka

    Sister Alionushka, Brother Ivanushka

    As a witch's curse brought their father's kingdom to ruin, Princess Alionushka and Prince Ivanushka were forced to flee from the only home they had ever known. During their flight, they struggle to overcome temptation, and the witch tries to end their lives once and for all.

    • 47 min

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