Tales

By Parcast Network

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Subscribers: 3364
Reviews: 22

listener
 May 19, 2021
interesting and engaging stories. Not sanitized so the history and context are richer.


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Chuck Wagon
 Oct 29, 2019
Fantastic. I'm a big fan of 99% invisible, Myths and Legends, and Stuff you should know. Tales has become my favorite.

Description

Traditional fairy tales aren’t exactly suitable for kids. Women vomit spiders. Children get eaten. There’s even murder! Every Wednesday, we take you through the twists and turns of the dark origins of your favorite pieces of folklore. To listen to the full Tales catalog for free, be sure to subscribe on Spotify!

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Solstice Special: Ursa Major
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A violent encounter with the god Jupiter and his wife Juno leads to her first transformation, and sets her on a collision path with a very special hunter.  For more celestial stories, keep listening across Parcast Network for episodes on the Zodiac signs, constellations and more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 16, 2021
Introducing: International Infamy
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Ashley Flowers explores 15 of the world’s worst crimes in the new Spotify Original from Parcast, International Infamy. The first episode takes you to Mexico and the true story of Juana Barraza — a pro wrestler who became a serial killer known as the “Little Old Lady Killer.” Listen to an exclusive clip right here, then follow International Infamy for the full episode. New episodes every Tuesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 15, 2021
The Boy with the Golden Stars
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This Romanian fairy tale follows a wicked stepmother who tries to get rid of two magical princes. But buried secrets always have a way of coming to light. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 09, 2021
Two Brothers and 49 Dragons
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This classic Greek folktale follows a poor man who swipes some gold to feed his starving family — and inadvertently draws the wrath of 49 terrifying dragons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 02, 2021
Kajong and Haloek
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In this Vietnamese folk story, a mistreated young woman escapes the wrath of her aunt and cousin in order to marry the king. But she doesn't count on their final act of cruelty. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 26, 2021
The Magic School
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In this Icelandic folk tale, three boys find themselves in a subterranean school with a horrifying headmaster. If they don’t pass the final exam, their punishment will be eternal… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 19, 2021
The Foolish Friend
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This Indian fable tells the story of a king whose choice of companions leads to his downfall — and a pool of blood on palace grounds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 12, 2021
The New Mother
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This Victorian English tale chronicles two young girls who misbehave so badly, they drive away their mother. But they don’t count on the terrible consequences of their naughty behavior — a terrifying new mother with piercing eyes and a heavy tail. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 05, 2021
A Year and a Day
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An Irish folktale about a family’s desperate and otherworldly hunt to find their missing daughter. Only through trust and perseverance will they have a chance to succeed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 28, 2021