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Reviews: 17

 Aug 17, 2019
This is a wonderful show. It's so refreshing to listen to tales oftentimes different from the versions we've grown up with. Thank you! Tuning in from Havana 🇨🇺

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

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

 Apr 25, 2019

 Mar 27, 2019


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.

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The Blue Belt II
Mads is alone on a desert island. He was blinded, maimed, and left for dead without his magical belt to save him. He must find a way to return home and reclaim everything his mother Inga and the troll Gunnar took from him. Then, he may be worthy of his one true love.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Native - For 20% off your first purchase, visit NativeDeodorant.com and use promo code TALES during checkout!<br>
Aug 17, 2019
Introducing: MEDICAL MYSTERIES, a new Parcast Original!
In our new podcast, MEDICAL MYSTERIES, we follow desperate patients battling mysterious symptoms--from the bizarre to the terrifying--as determined doctors race against the clock for a diagnosis. From rare genetic disorders to a worldwide pandemics, we explore the high stakes world of medicine, and the secrets of the human body.<br><br>In this clip, we introduce one of the most notable patients of all time, Joseph Merrick, otherwise known as “The Elephant Man.” To listen to the end of this episode, subscribe to MEDICAL MYSTERIES, on Spotify or anywhere you listen to Parcast Originals!<br>
Aug 06, 2019
The Blue Belt
In this Norwegian Folktale, a beggar woman and her son happen upon a mysterious magical belt lying on a dirt path. Against his mother's advice, the boy Mads picks it up. Soon, the magical strength it gives him is the only protection he has from a host of hostile creatures, and humans, who want to do him harm.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Veestro - Veestro offers free shipping on all orders, and right now, you can save 30% off any purchase when you go to Veestro.com and use the code TALES.<br>
Aug 03, 2019
The Dog and the Sparrow
This dog has known nothing but abuse and neglect his entire life. When a kindly sparrow frees him from his horrible master, he is absolutely ready to take life by the reigns. However, the world is a lot more cruel than either of these animals could have possibly expected.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Native - Go to NativeDeodorant.com and enter promo code TALES for 20% off your first purchase!<br>
Jul 20, 2019
The Brave Little Tailor
Many of us wish we could be a dashing hero living a life of adventure. But only the Brave Little Tailor could kill seven flies and think he is ready to fight trolls, cyclops, unicorns and giant boars. Not only does he have to survive this gamut of enemies, he must then convince a princess that he is worthy of her love.<br><br>Parcasters - How does a lie become a life altering conviction? There is no more tragic example than the Bernard Baran case. Find out more today by listening to Not Guilty on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast Originals.<br><br>
Jul 06, 2019
Despised by her father after her mother died in childbirth, Eloise schemes to run away from home. In this rare English fairytale, freedom comes at a high price, and winning the love of a prince is nothing compared to winning the love of one's own father.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Harper Wilde - Go to HarperWilde.com/TALES and use promo code TALES to get 15% off your first purchase.<br><br>Veestro - Try the 6 most popular Veestro meals for just $49! Visit TryVeestro.com/Tales.<br><br>
Jun 22, 2019
Sweetheart Roland
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Welcome Trailer!
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
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Dec 31, 2013