11 episodes

Timeless tales re-told. Each week you’ll hear two or three classic stories based around a common, and timeless, theme. Because history may not always repeat itself, but it sure rhymes

Rendition Alex Cespedes

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    • 4.6, 91 Ratings

Timeless tales re-told. Each week you’ll hear two or three classic stories based around a common, and timeless, theme. Because history may not always repeat itself, but it sure rhymes

    Unfaithful

    Unfaithful

    Stories of cheating on your spouse are as old as time. These three short stories help us understand how--and why--people are unfaithful.

    • 19 min
    This One's A Steal

    This One's A Steal

    At an early age we learn that crime has its consequences, especially if we steal another's property. This episode has four stories that show us how ironic and surprising a thief's karma could be.

    • 19 min
    Lie To Me

    Lie To Me

    A lie can hurt, damage, and even destroy. But, can it ever serve a purpose? Can it help us? These three short stories all revolve around lies told by those closest to us, with surprising effects.

    • 20 min
    Not-So-Great Expectations

    Not-So-Great Expectations

    Expectations usually free up brain bandwidth for the BIG stuff, but they can also imprison us in a flat view of the world.  In this episode, three cautionary stories of when expectations go wrong...

    Music by Ben-Murray-Smith and LiamLRY

    • 18 min
    The Wise Fool

    The Wise Fool

    Every country, near and far, seems to have this one stock character in its folklore. I first became fascinated by this character as a 9-year-old when I was growing up in the Dominican Republic. We'll call this character "The Wise Fool" and hear a handful of stories that showcase the characters versatility and charm.

    Music by Ben Murray-Smith and iAmLarry

    • 18 min
    Clever Is As Clever Does

    Clever Is As Clever Does

    Are geniuses born, or made? In this week's episode we hear two ancient stories about brilliant youths, and we see both perspectives to this question. These two folktales also happen to be the genesis of two modern movie genres.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
91 Ratings

91 Ratings

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I miss this

This was one of my favorite podcast to listen to, my daughter enjoyed it as well. I miss this show so much 😩

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Makes my day...

I enjoy this program. He brings up stories that are funny and educative at the same time. Thanks you Alex

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Absolutely amazing

This podcast is one of them few I actually enjoy. His voice and the music are perfect

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