Tales

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Reviews: 16

Mary D
 May 26, 2019
Enjoy hearing the original way they were told.

Tim
 May 5, 2019
Really great. I've been looking for a podcast like this. Well done!


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You think you know the story…But do you really? Every other Saturday, Tales presents ancient fairy tales the way they were originally told: orally, and unadulterated. Tales is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.

Episode Date
Sweetheart Roland
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Henriette wants nothing more than to live with her love, but her evil stepmother would never allow it. She devises a plan that sends her on an adventure filled with wands, thorns, invisible cloaks and more. But happy endings are not always happy.<br><br>Parcasters - Theodosia Burr Alston is more than a character in a song from Hamilton! Find out about her life and mysterious disappearance this week on Gone. Available now at parcast.com/gone<br>
Jun 08, 2019
The Haunted Ship
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Nassos never wanted to be a sailor, but he inherited his father's ship nonetheless. His true passion is music, but when he plays his violin on deck at night, he summons something unnatural from beneath the waves.<br><br>Parcasters - Haunted Ship, how about a haunted beach? Check out our most recent episode of Haunted Places on Higbee Beach at parcast.com/haunted<br>
May 25, 2019
The Gingerbread Man
2437
Though many can repeat this famous cookie's classic rhyme, few know of his origins. Descended from a long line of European "Runaway Pancake" stories, the Gingerbread Man has always been a tale that ends in tragedy - though the details of that tragedy have changed over time.<br><br>Parcasters - Take a tour of the mythical city of Atlantis, covered this week on Unexplained Mysteries and Conspiracy Theories! Listen today at parcast.com/unexplained and parcast.com/conspiracy<br>
May 11, 2019
Sleeping Beauty
2557
Princess Talia's parents were warned that she must never touch a spindle, or she would face certain death. Though they try their hardest to protect her from such a device, Talia nevertheless pricks her finger on one and falls into a deep sleep.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Harper Wilde - Go to HarperWilde.com/TALES to try on three bras at home for FREE and receive a free bra wash bag!<br><br>Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners of Tales a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Tales.Robinhood.com.<br><br>
Apr 27, 2019
The Goose Girl
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In a wicked twist on the old trading places trope, a princess's devious maid takes her clothes and poses as the princess. The disgraced royal is then forced to herd geese for a living, but her mother's charm gives her the opportunity to reclaim her birthright. It is left to the princess to convince the king of her true identity and to get revenge against her former maid.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>BetterHelp - Go to BetterHelp.com/Tales to get 10% off your first month with discount code TALES.<br><br>
Apr 13, 2019
The Juniper Tree
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In one of the Grimm Brothers’ darkest tales, a young boy named Jakob faces off against an evil stepmother. But even the help of a magical tree may not be enough to defeat a cold-hearted murderer…<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>BetterHelp - Go to BetterHelp.com/Tales to get 10% off your first month with discount code TALES.<br><br>Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners of Tales a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Tales.Robinhood.com.<br><br>
Mar 30, 2019
Snow White & Rose Red
2857
This story follows a young Snow White and her sister as their mother forces them to spend time together. As they go about their chores, their encounters with an ungrateful dwarf lead them to form a bond capable of surviving any ordeal. Of course no Brother's Grimm tale would be complete without at least one character meeting a grisly end.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Shudder - Head over to DiscoveryOfWitchesTV.com and use promo code TALES for a free 30-day trial of either Shudder or Sundance Now.<br><br>SugarBearHair - Go to SugarBearHair.com/TALES for amazing hair and a healthier you.<br><br><br><br>
Mar 16, 2019
Verde Prato
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After secretly marrying a commoner, Prince Francesco uses a magical glass tunnel to spend nights with his true love. But a pair of jealous sisters endangers the couple's rendezvous, and the secret wife, Nella, must save the day, or lose the love of her life.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>BetterHelp - Tales listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code TALES when you go to BetterHelp.com/Tales.<br><br>Robinhood - Get a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Tales.Robinhood.com.<br><br><br>SugarBearHair - Go to SugarBearHair.com/TALES for amazing hair and a healthier you.<br><br><br>
Mar 02, 2019
Little Red Riding Hood
2046
A story that has been told for generations all over the world. The modern retelling is well known however, the French, Thai and Norwegian versions vary significantly. In some versions the antagonist tricks the young girl into cannibalizing her grandmother. One thing remains constant: sweet innocent grandma does not make it out alive.&nbsp;<br><br><br>Sponsors!<br><br><br>BetterHelp - Tales listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code TALES when you go to BetterHelp.com/Tales.<br><br><br>Shudder - Head over to DiscoveryOfWitchesTV.com and use promo code TALES15 for a free 30-day trial of either Shudder or Sundance Now.<br><br><br>SugarBearHair -&nbsp; Go to SugarBearHair.com/TALES for amazing hair and a healthier you.<br><br><br>
Feb 16, 2019
Puss in Boots
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By 1697 the story of an incredible cat spread to Paris, where author Charles Perrault created his own version, entitling it <em>La Maître Chat, ou le Chat Botté</em> which means “The Master Cat, or The Booted Cat.” Unlike his modern DreamWorks counterpart, Puss in Boots was originally female, overshadowed by her male counterpart.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code TALES15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!<br><br>
Feb 02, 2019
The Enchanted Quill
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A crow enlists the help of a woman, instructing her to pluck a feather to make magical wishes. The feather gives her the power to refuse suitors and cook delicious meals. The Enchanted Quill is one of 500 fairy tales preserved in a collection that belonged to historian folklorist Franz Xaver von Schönwerth in the 1860s.&nbsp;<br><br>Parcasters - Hear Hercules as you’ve never heard him before on this week’s episode of Mythology!<br><br>
Jan 19, 2019
The Snow Queen
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Disney’s Frozen has nothing on this dark and devastating Danish fairy tale. “The Snow Queen” was first published in 1844 by Hans Christian Andersen and has since been adapted into movies, television shows, operas and ballets. Two children, Gerda and Kay, battle the Snow Queen and try to find a balance between good versus evil.<br><br>
Jan 05, 2019
Br’er Rabbit
2516
Rooted in both African and Native American legend, Br’er Rabbit, is a collection of folklore first published in 1881 by Joel Chandler Harris. Br’er Rabbit represents not only enlightenment and rebellion against authority, but also deceit, greed, spite and even homicidal rage.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Outdoor Voices - For 20% off your first order of $100 or more, visit OutdoorVoices.com/TALES and enter TALES.&nbsp;<br><br>Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code TALES15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!&nbsp;<br><br>
Dec 22, 2018
Welcome Trailer!
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The Frog Prince. Sleeping Beauty. Beauty and the Beast.You think you know these stories, but do you really? Every other Saturday, Tales presents the original versions of fairy tales, not the popular, watered-down versions. Tales premieres Saturday, February 17th. Here is a sneak peek.
Feb 05, 2018
Find Full Archive of Tales on Stitcher Premium
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We now offer our complete AD-FREE archives of episodes six months or older on Stitcher Premium!&nbsp;<br><br>To get a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to StitcherPremium.com/PARCAST and use the promo code PARCAST.&nbsp;
Dec 31, 2013