Posts tagged Folklore
Ep 31 - Finn McCool: Rebel without a Giant's Causeway

Are you too Finn McCool for school? Are you ready for the giant fight of the century? In the Irish corner, Finn McCool and his clever lady Oona, the pride and joy and baby boy of the Emerald Isle. And in the Scottish corner, one giant, two names, the one, the only --- Benandonner the big red giant. Tonight these giants will build bridges and break bread and cry and then run away like giant babies.

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Ep 20 - The Baba Yaga Saga

The Baba Yaga is the OG Queen Bee of bad witches! 1 Part Fairy Godmother, 1 Part Boogeyman, add in a dash of Russian folklore and boom, you've got a recipe for the arch-crone herself and the topic of this week's episode!

Find out all about her, her badass house, her badass servants, her badass self, and her badass exploits as we tell how this Fairy Boogeyman helps Vasilisa the beautiful in a Russian Cinderella story.

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Ep 19 - Maria Morevna and the Death of Koschei the Deathless pt. 2

Say Здравствуйте to 2018 with this hero's journey into new mythological territory! Russia and Slavic traditional folklore! We are branching out with the tale of badass lady queen general Maria Morevna and her husband Ivan the dimwitted matchmaker prince! In the second half of our story, Ivan has gone after his wife Maria who has been stolen away by Koschei the Deathless. After stealing Maria away three times and failing, our naive and trusting hero ventures to the Baba Yaga to get himself a brand new horse!

This episode is brought to you by the number 3! The tale begins and ends with three, three sisters and three soon to be bird-person brother-in-laws, and many, many, many more threes!

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Ep 18 - Maria Morevna and the Death of Koschei the Deathless pt. 1

Say Здравствуйте to 2018 with this hero's journey into new mythological territory! Russia and Slavic traditional folklore! We are branching out with the tale of badass lady queen general Maria Morevna and her husband Ivan the dimwitted matchmaker prince! In a tale of, "hey, listen to what your wife tells you," Ivan unleashes the dreaded Koschei the deathless and starts his adventure with a little help from his bird-in-laws.

This episode is brought to you by the number 3! The tale begins and ends with three, three sisters and three soon to be bird-person brother-in-laws, and many, many, many more threes!

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