The great heroes of myth are known throughout the world. Their deeds are legendary. But what would these champions be without obstacles in their path? Without monsters to challenge them… Dragons, sea serpents, giants, demons...they aren't merely foils to the hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. The new Parcast original, Mythical Monsters, tells the stories of these beasts and asks what they represent to mankind. New episodes released every Monday.
In the 1700s, a Serbian soldier encountered a bloated corpse with a hunger for human flesh, known as a Vrykolakas. But when he tried to break the creature’s power over him, he created a monster even more terrifying.
True Horror: Top 10 Haunted Crime Scenes
Parcast Network is spinning a web of new shows and special programming to celebrate our favorite season. Follow us into the darkest depths of history, mystery, and the human mind — starting with this episode of Crime Countdown! Hosts Ash and Alaina are ranking the top 10 haunted crime scenes, including an Irish castle with a deadly trap door and the home of a ghostly bride.
If you enjoy this episode, search Crime Countdown to find more passionate takes on top-ten rankings. Listen free on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!
The Wolfman is more than just a Universal Monster — it’s a representation of man's capacity for evil. Today's story retells one of the original werewolf stories from Norse mythology's The Saga of the Volsungs.
All New! Superstitions
Every Wednesday, meet us at the intersection of chaos and fate… We’re unveiling the backstories and hidden lessons inside superstitions from around the world, and telling the stories of those who dare to defy them. Are these eerie codes of conduct simply about exerting control in an unpredictable world? Or can we truly sway supernatural forces to work in our favor?
Enjoy this exclusive clip from our episode on black cats. Then search Superstitions to find more episodes, free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.
When the demi-god Heracles is tasked with defeating the three-headed guard dog of Hades, we see what happens when the world’s greatest hero meets the underworld’s greatest monster.
Their ubiquity in pop culture suggests zombies are a recent creation, but the ideas animating these cannibalistic cadavers originated in a 16th century French colony. Enslaved Africans conceived of a soul in unrest, occupying the ether. In Western culture, zombies transformed into flesh-eating ghouls.
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This podcast is AMAZING!!
I love this podcast but can you PLZ PLZ DO THE KELPIE!!!! THERE SO COOL AND I REALLY WANNA SEE YOU DO AN EPISODE ON THEM!!
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I love this channel, and as a Mytho Nerd Teenager myself, I would like to hear a few monsters myself. Say, the Arthurian Legend The Questing Beast, or the Dullahan, Carman, Balor, the Slaugh, Jorogumo, Apophis or maybe even the Legend of the Original Okiku. There are many things I would like to hear, but the only bad thing is that the episodes don’t come fast enough 😅 Great work! You definitely engaged Mytho Nerd Teenagers like myself. Just work on the information of the monster, it’s history, origins, retelling it’s demise and the things we need to know, like what did it look like?
But yes, this is absolutely amazing. So many legends, all in one podcast.
And people who are saying bad reviews: try giving constructive feedback?