In this episode we’ll meet the patron Saint of the Internet, a disembodied head that speaks, swan maidens, a Celtic goddess that strangles people with her hair, and more. And also learn about Halloween.
In this episode we’ll explore just a few of the many various conceptions of the Underworld from around the world, and get a glimpse at the denizens of these lower realms.
Awoooooooo! In this episode, we’re going to get into some werewolf lore from Latvia, Iceland, Armenia, Argentina, and elsewhere. Almost every part of the globe has espoused a belief in were-creatures at some point or another, with werewolves being particularly ubiquitous. We’ll sample a few choice tales from the world’s diverse trove of lycanthropic legends in this segment.
This episode looks at some of the history of Haiti and the events and circumstances that shaped the complex religious practice known as Vodou (or Voodoo or Vodun). We’ll also look a bit at the loa and tackle some of the popular misconceptions about Vodou.
This episode looks at bees, hives, and honey in mythology and folklore. We’ll explore a bit of Ancient Egyptian magic, the birth of Zeus, a Hindu Bee Goddess, the origin of mead in the mythology of Finland, folk customs such as “telling the bees” of important events, and more.