319 episodes

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
    • 4.8 • 21.3K 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.

    233B-King Arthur: 'Tis But a Scratch

    233B-King Arthur: 'Tis But a Scratch

    The white knight, the boy with no name, goes up against the murderous Dolorous Guard.

    • 47 min
    233A-King Arthur: The Boy with No Name

    233A-King Arthur: The Boy with No Name

    We're back in the world of King Arthur! It's been too long, and if you haven't heard our King Arthur stories (or it's been a while) then this is the perfect place to jump in.

    • 45 min
    232-Robin Hood: Public Enemy

    232-Robin Hood: Public Enemy

    Robin decides that, you know what he needs? To walk directly into the home of his greatest enemies. Nothing bad can come from this. Nothing bad at all.

    • 52 min
    231-Irish Folklore: Challenge Accepted

    231-Irish Folklore: Challenge Accepted

    Two stories from Ireland: a giant in a onesie and a leprechaun getting tricked for once.

    • 39 min
    230-Grimm: A Hairy Situation

    230-Grimm: A Hairy Situation

    A story from the Brothers Grimm about an evil king and a bad penny of a kid who's apparently unkillable. Oh, and prophesied to marry his daughter.

    • 39 min
    229-Monkey King: Forbidden Fruit

    229-Monkey King: Forbidden Fruit

    We're back in the story of the Monkey King and the Journey to the West.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21.3K Ratings

21.3K Ratings

bestpodcastever!!!!!! ,

😄😄😄😁😲😲😲😲😲😲😲😲😲😲😲😲😲how!!!!!!!!!!!

I’ve spent years listening to these podcasts hours on end and even re listening them I think he is a really good storyteller but I think he should cut down on the ads so there aren’t so many but other than that It’s amazing

evethecryptid ,

Best Podcast Ever

This has been my favourite podcast for a while now! I love the stories and I also feel that Jason’s commentary and unique flair for storytelling brings a lot to the table. Totally recommend!

Therussiandalek ,

Too many ads

I loved this podcast, and have been listening to it for years on end, and Im happy that you’re able to do it as a job, but theres so many ads its just not worth listening anymore. Heres hoping it gets better.

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