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Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous and wonderful place.

Myths and Legends Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser

    • Arts
    • 4.7 • 13 Ratings

Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous and wonderful place.

    240A-German Fairy Tales: Man of Glass

    240A-German Fairy Tales: Man of Glass

    A German fairy tale about striving, falling short, and then seeking help from dangerous mythological creatures to help you pick up the slack.

    • 39 min
    239-Grimm: Give them a Hand

    239-Grimm: Give them a Hand

    Three stories from the Grimm brothers of people helping someone out. Sometimes that goes well. Other times you end up with an indescribable urge to bury your nose in filth and hunt for truffles.

    • 48 min
    238-Indian Folklore: Blue Raja

    238-Indian Folklore: Blue Raja

    A story from India about what happens when a murder cult who turns intruders into dogs moves in across the river and why you should get as far away as possible...because of the murder cult that turns people into dogs.

    • 48 min
    NIGHTY NIGHT WITH RABIA CHAUDRY IS AVAILABLE NOW!

    NIGHTY NIGHT WITH RABIA CHAUDRY IS AVAILABLE NOW!

    Nighty Night is a horror anthology series where famed attorney, author and podcaster Rabia Chaudry delivers bone-chilling bedtime stories that will be sure to keep you wide awake all night long. These creepy tales will be a mix of both original content and lesser known classics delivered with a modern spin. Listen on all audio platforms now! 

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    • 16 min
    237B-Odyssey Finale: To Strive, to Seek, to Find, and not to Yield

    237B-Odyssey Finale: To Strive, to Seek, to Find, and not to Yield

    Odysseus confronts the suitors, and our long journey comes to its end.

    • 47 min
    237A-Odyssey Finale: The Shape of Things to Come

    237A-Odyssey Finale: The Shape of Things to Come

    Odysseys finally landed on Ithaca, but, with 120 angry, armed men in his house who want his wife and life, can he survive his homecoming?

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Dr. Kuti ,

Great!

Been an avid listener for almost a year now, since I decided to try out Podcasts. Being a story writer myself, I can totally relate. Awesome delivery, every time. Keep it up!

Anu Anis ,

You are the best

I started listening to your podcast less than a week ago and I'm finding it difficult to listen to any other thing. Keep up the good job, I hope to support you soon financially. Follow me back on Twitter when you can, it's @anu_lcc3. Thanks for a good job well done, u r d best.

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