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Oh, Muses! Hear our podcast and allow us to recall some of the greatest stories ever told. Stories of gods and goddesses, monsters, and heroes! Enjoy this kid-friendly retelling of classic ancient Greek myths for the whole family.

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Oh, Muses! Hear our podcast and allow us to recall some of the greatest stories ever told. Stories of gods and goddesses, monsters, and heroes! Enjoy this kid-friendly retelling of classic ancient Greek myths for the whole family.

    Orpheus and Eurydice

    Orpheus and Eurydice

    Oh Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of two star-crossed lovers and their journey to the Underworld and back. We come across a bard with a lot of charisma, anti-snake propaganda, and dying of a broken heart. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out https://bit.ly/GO-ZTM to meet Zeus the Hamster and his friends-Athena the Cat, Ares the Pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!

    • 24 min
    Theseus and the Minotaur

    Theseus and the Minotaur

    Oh Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of the monstrous creature in the labyrinth and of King Minos and his defeat at the hands of Ariadne and Theseus. We come across bovine-centered miracles, dramatic irony, and improper coping mechanisms. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out https://bit.ly/GO-ZTM to meet Zeus the Hamster and his friends-Athena the Cat, Ares the Pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!

    • 26 min
    We're Back! Season 2 Coming Soon

    We're Back! Season 2 Coming Soon

    In honor of the 2nd Zeus the Mighty book-Zeus the Mighty: The Maze of the Menacing Minotaur-we're excited to announce Season 2 of Greeking Out, coming to your ears starting May 15th!

    • 2 min
    Arachne the Weaver

    Arachne the Weaver

    Oh, Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of the mortal weaver Arachne and her excellent tapestries. We come across some ill-advised bragging, weaving, a tapestry with a lot to say, gods in disguise, and an unfortunate bargain. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. Check out zeusthemighty.com to meet Zeus the hamster and his friends-Athena the cat, Ares the Pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!

    • 14 min
    Echo and Narcissus

    Echo and Narcissus

    Oh, Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of the nymph Echo, the mortal she fell in love with. We come across unfaithful gods, repetition, eternal curses, repetition, reflective surfaces, repetition, and life lessons. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. Check out zeusthemighty.com to meet Zeus the hamster and his friends-Athena the cat, Ares the pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!

    • 13 min
    Ancient Greek Monster Mash

    Ancient Greek Monster Mash

    Oh, Muses! In this episode we tell tales of monsters that lurk in the shadows of ancient Greece. We come across riddles, ill-advised drinking, kingdoms for ransom, eye-gouging, and a man-eating whirlpool-and we also learn how not to behave in someone else's house. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. Check out zeusthemighty.com to meet Zeus the hamster and his friends-Athena the cat, Ares the pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!

    • 20 min

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