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Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe. Mythology releases a new episode every Tuesday. Mythology is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe. Mythology releases a new episode every Tuesday. Mythology is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
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Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe. Mythology releases a new episode every Tuesday. Mythology is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

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Episodes

The Monkey King Pt. 1

11/12/2019
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Born from a stone egg atop a mountain, the magical Monkey King stops at nothing to learn the secrets to immortality. As his strength grows, he proves a challenge for the heavens—forcing the Jade Emperor and Buddah himself to teach this irresponsible monkey a lesson.

Duration:00:53:20

Chenoo: The Ice Giant

11/5/2019
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According to old Algonquin legend, a terrifying beast stalks the winter wastes of Canada's northern tundra. It's heart is made of ice, and it feasts on human flesh. All who behold its terror know to fear the mighty Chenoo.

Duration:00:43:58

Par for the Story: POLITICAL SCANDALS, A Parcast Original Series!

11/3/2019
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Every Tuesday leading up to the 2020 election, POLITICAL SCANDALS counts down the 52 most controversial events in American history—uncovering the ugly truth behind some of our most infamous elected officials. And now you can hear a special clip from the first episode on the cutthroat circumstances surrounding the election of 1800. To finish this episode, subscribe to POLITICAL SCANDALS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!

Duration:00:13:06

White Buffalo Calf Woman Pt. 2

10/29/2019
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A Lakota deity said to bring good fortune. The White Buffalo Calf Woman was a central myth of the Plains tribes, serving as a beacon of inspiration, strength, and hope to those who needed it.

Duration:00:38:55

Listen First! VILLAINS, A Parcast Original Series!

10/23/2019
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Bad guys. Black hats. Evildoers. They are the bane of every hero’s existence…and the subject of Parcast’s dastardly new original series, VILLAINS. Every Friday, VILLAINS dissects the greatest foils from history and fiction—uncovering origins, analyzing impacts, and exploring the complexity of character and motive. In this clip, we explore the creation of an iconic, modern-day psychopath of the silver screen—Anton Chigurh from No Country for Old Men. To finish this episode, subscribe to...

Duration:00:18:12

White Buffalo Calf Woman Pt. 1

10/22/2019
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A central myth of the Plains tribes—the White Buffalo Calf Woman was a Lakota deity, said to bring good fortune. After their encounter with her, two Lakota hunters—Akecheta and Enapay—bring her back to their tribe with the hopes of experiencing enlightenment and harmony.

Duration:00:35:45

The Children of Lir Pt. 2

10/15/2019
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Stepmoms can be so cruel. Just ask Fionnghuala, Aodh and twins Fiachra and Conn...condemned to live as swans for 900 years.

Duration:00:41:22

Bonus: Today In True Crime - Zodiac Killer

10/11/2019
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On this day in 1969, the Zodiac Killer’s last confirmed victim was shot and killed.

Duration:00:12:35

The Children of Lir Pt.1

10/8/2019
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From Irish Mythology—a tale of affection, jealousy and a curse spanning hundreds of years.

Duration:00:40:00

Introducing: MYTHICAL MONSTERS, A New Parcast Original!

10/7/2019
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The great heroes of myth are known throughout the world. Their deeds are legendary. But what would these champions be without obstacles in their path? Dragons, sea serpents, giants, demons...they aren't merely foils to the hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. Our new podcast, MYTHICAL MONSTERS, tells the stories of these beasts and asks what they represent to mankind. In this episode, we look at the legendary Kraken! To listen to the rest of this episode subscribe to...

Duration:00:14:50

Orpheus and Eurydice Pt. 2: Hades

10/1/2019
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Orpheus descends into the underworld in search of his beautiful wife. But Hades, the God of the Underworld, does not let his own go easily, and Orpheus finds the challenge Hades sets before him extremely difficult...

Duration:00:39:48

All Mythology Episodes Now Available!

9/25/2019
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Thank you for being a loyal listener! We’re excited to announce all Parcast Network episodes older than 6 months are now available for free on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:01:43

Orpheus and Eurydice Pt. 1: Tragic Love

9/24/2019
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Orpheus, a great singer, and Eurydice, his beautiful bride, were deeply in love. But their union wasn't fated for happiness, and quickly devolved into tragedy. Orpheus must face man's darkest fear for his beloved: death itself.

Duration:00:45:09

All Mythology Episodes Now Available!

9/23/2019
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Thank you for being a loyal listener! We’re excited to announce all Parcast Network episodes older than 6 months are now available for free on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:01:43

The Legend of the Rosstrappe

9/17/2019
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Atop Rosstrappe hill in Germany’s Harz Mountains, there is a massive indentation resembling a horse’s hoof print. According to legend, it became imprinted in the rock when a beautiful princess named Brunhilde fled from an evil giant named Bodo.

Duration:00:48:59

Anansi the Spider Pt. 2: Humanity

9/10/2019
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Now a human, Anansi must navigate having a fragile body and living in a complex social structure. He struggles with looking outside of himself, frequently manipulating others without considering the consequences. As he ages and tires of his earthly responsibilities, he longs to return to the life of a god.

Duration:00:53:03

Introducing: HOROSCOPE TODAY, a new Parcast Original!

9/8/2019
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Ever wonder how the stars correlate with our emotional blueprint? Gain insight in just three minutes with daily episodes that will help you navigate your day. Twelve signs, twelve podcasts. Delivering your destiny, daily. Find your daily briefing by searching the name of your sign, followed by “today,” or by visiting parcast.com/signs.

Duration:00:02:01

Anansi the Spider Pt. 1: Trickster

9/3/2019
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The West African Ashanti tribe have a rich oral tradition surrounding one central figure. Anansi is a spider, a man, a hero, a villain, a comedian, and a teller of serious truths. In our version, he begins as a god, the son of Nyame the sky god. He trades wits with his father, both demanding a series of favors from one another that escalate into madness. In the process, Anansi might just bring enlightenment to humanity.

Duration:00:47:53

Introducing: NATURAL DISASTERS, a new Parcast Original!

8/29/2019
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Humans are the most adaptable species on the planet. We endure fierce blizzards, build communities in the blistering heat of the Sahara, erect societies on mountains. Our new podcast, NATURAL DISASTERS reminds us Mother Nature is ultimately always in control. In this clip, we take you through the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa, a massive volcanic event that took both native Indonesian peoples and Dutch colonists by surprise. Subscribe to NATURAL DISASTERS to listen to the rest of this episode!

Duration:00:15:40

The Odyssey Pt. 4: Death To All Suitors

8/27/2019
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Following his reunion with his son, Telemachus, Odysseus puts his plan in motion, goading the suitors into anger as his allies stole their weapons and sealed the palace doors. As Odysseus prepared to reveal himself, he knew one thing; he would show no mercy. Parcasters - We hope you enjoyed this special exploration of The Odyssey! Let us know which mythical stories you would like to hear on Mythology by reaching out to us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram!

Duration:00:46:42