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Looking for a podcast on Japan's mysterious culture? Try listening to Thersa Matsuura's Uncanny Japan Podcast and experience all that is weird about Japan—strange superstitions, folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks—and not found anywhere else! Show notes and transcripts available at uncannyjapan.com
 
Sleep Tight Stories brings you two calming bedtime stories every week. The stories range from retellings of fairy tales, folk stories, classic Canadian works, and original stories written by ourselves or guest authors. Each episode is just the right length, safe for kids of all ages, and a perfect addition to your families bedtime routine.
 
On the Stories Podcast, we perform a new story for your children every week. The stories range from retellings of fairy tales like Snow White to classic stories like Peter Rabbit and even completely original works. Everything is G rated and safe for all ages. The perfect kids podcast for imaginative families. Whether you’re driving with your children or just want to limit your kids’ screen time, Stories Podcast delivers entertainment that kids and parents alike will love.
 
A good story can take you anywhere. Every week Little Stories Everywhere will bring you magical, adventurous, fantastical tales to excite your imagination and carry you and your family members to new places around the world. Hosted by Oscar-nominated actor Virginia Madsen and celebrated voice actor Robbie Daymond, stories will include timeless classics as well as brand-new tales.
 
Who says you're too old for a good fairy tale? Reading original versions of folktales and fairy tales from around the world every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, The Folktale Project is for everyone who has a love of the mystery that surrounds us and the ways we try to explain it. Theme music is Kirigami by Graham Bole. (freemusicarchive.org/music/Graham_B…_01_-_Kirigami)
 
Fireside Folktales is a collaborative show that takes myths and legends from around the world and breathes life back into them, transforming them into single-season audio fiction performances. Each story is created by a different writer. Do you have a story that you want to tell? Get in touch with us! We’re looking for stories from all over the world, especially myths from regions such as Africa, South Asia, Scandinavia, Russia, South America, and more! Fireside Folktales is here to help you ...
 
African Folktales is a collective of diverse story traditions originating in Africa, originally passed down through generations by word of mouth. These traditional tales told with a new twist, are not only entertaining but serve to teach a lesson as well. Sometimes of a moral value and other times of survival.
 
Stories are a big part of the African culture and growing up in the city of Port-Harcourt, these stories shaped my childhood. Times are different now and these bedtime stories which were passed down through generations are not as popular with children as they once were. This podcast aims to bring these stories to the new generation of African children and introduce everyone else to these wonderful stories from the motherland. The lessons and values learnt from these will never be forgotten. ...
 
Paranormal Distributions is a biweekly podcast about spooky history, creepy legends and scary stories. Every episode features a few new tales from the void, where hosts Cypress and Connor hash out their biggest, darkest, paranormal fears. If you've ever stayed up until 3 a.m. reading terrifying articles on Wikipedia, join the club. We kinda sorta believe. EMAIL US YOUR SPOOKY STORIES.
 
Muddy Boots wanders where sneakers never will, moving on the back roads through the backwoods and to the forgotten cracks of our imagination. Tune in to hear a patchwork of sound, snippet, and song; field recordings from wherever, the random whimsical, and the rare, and not-so-rare. Learn more at muddybootsradio.org/
 
This show was created to introduce the listener to folktales, myths and legends. The story will be told and the lessons will be extracted and discussed. A poetic license has been taken with each story and some will be told in an adult fashion (for those I will post adult content),so be ready to be shocked, and entertained. We are in a new time and although the wisdom is good I have adjusted some of the stories to fit the time. Here is a link to a worksheet to help you define the tales for yo ...
 
Delve is a deep, detailed look at the landscape and culture of specific locations. By shining a light on the history and oral traditions (folk song, oral history, folklore and tale) of a place it seeks to show the breadth of human experience there. Talking to writers, storytellers, musicians, researchers, historians and local interest groups it weaves across the ages and disciplines, pulling in poetry and literature to explore both the past and present. "The history of a nation is not in par ...
 
Join English Storyteller Leo Sofer on a journey that may change the way you see the world around you. Each story, intricately woven, shines with a wisdom rarely found in our modern world. Leo Sofer tells stories which invite his listeners to into a realm of infinite potential. Here life's greatest treasures can be found, and the keys to our deeper happiness and fulfillment lie waiting in store for us. The Journey Home begins here... A new story every week. http://www.luminaia.com/stories
 
Still don’t know what you want to be when you grow up? Host Avery Moore Kloss brings you conversations with professionals in every field -- think clown, midwife, camp director -- to learn more about the “How?” and the “Why?” of the careers we choose.
 
Stories of Scotland is a multi-award-winning Scottish history podcast. Join hosts Jenny and Annie as they unravel the rich tapestry of Scotland’s culture, nature and heritage. Prepared to climb into caves, cairns and chaos, Jenny and Annie travel around Scotland and investigate how stories of the past can help us make sense of modern life. Stories of Scotland celebrates Scottish history through traditional storytelling, archival research, museum objects and wandering in nature. It is recorde ...
 
Bedtime stories to help you go to sleep. Join Joanne D'Amico from the YT channel "relax for a while" as she reads you a bedtime story with a gentle spoken voice that is restful to the ear and sends you to sleep. If you suffer from insomnia, anxiety or just need help winding down at bedtime, Drift Off Bedtime Stories will help you relax and get a restful night's sleep! Sweet dreamzzz...
 
Welcome to The Freaky Deaky! Three friends with wildly different opinions and beliefs navigate the murky waters of life’s strangest mysteries. A Believer (Scott), a Skeptic (Christian) and a newcomer to the field (Heather) discuss stories and personal accounts on subjects surrounding Paranormal Experiences, Unexplained Phenomena, True Crime, Government Hijinks, and all things freaky. Offering vastly different perspectives on the subjects at hand, the gang presents rational discussions on irr ...
 
SKELETON KEYS is a podcast dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of mythology and history in pop culture. Each episode is a skeleton key to unlock a particular artist, film, comic or other popular art through myth and history. Hosts, Torri Yates-Orr is an African American Historian and John Bucher is a Mythologist. Together, they take a look at the people, places, and events happening in culture in order to mine out a deeper meaning, having a ton of fun along the way.
 
The Black History Buff podcast is a fun and thrilling journey through time. Covering the full historical tapestry of the African Diaspora, you’ll hear tales covering everything from African Samurai to pistol-wielding poets. More than just a podcast, the show is a bridge that links communities throughout the African diaspora and enlightens and empowers its friends. If you'd like to become a friend of the show follow the links on this page https://pod.fan/black-history-buff-podcast You can fin ...
 
Exploring Okinawan culture wtih Tuigwaa-chan (Helen Fukuhara Yamada) through sanshin, odori (dance), and a variety of other aspects such as arts and crafts, language, history, folk tales, foods, and more. Focus will include Okinawan events locally (DC area), other parts of the USA, and hopefully beyond (world-wide). Although this show highlights Okinawan culture, she hopes everyone in some way can benefit from the general perspective of how one searches and identifies with their heritage, ho ...
 
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'The Seven Maidens' was originally a story meant to dissuade young women from living life and not marrying. But, like all good tales it adapts well to a modern interpretation and is one of the most empowering stories I've found. Subscribe to The Folktale Project at http://folktaleproject.com/subscribe. Support The Folktale Project https://www.patre…
 
How do you build a bridge that stands up to storms and floods? Well, you have to appease the nature gods, of course. But how do you do that? Human sacrifice seemed to have worked in the past. Today I'll talk about hitobashira or human pillars. An ancient tradition of insuring strong river banks, fireproof castles, and tunnels that won't collapse.…
 
Today's story follows the greedy tortoise and how his jealousy put him and his family in a whole lot of trouble. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Black Hist…
 
In today's Summer Break segment, Scott & Christian discuss a story shared by Franz Boas in a 1917 book, "Folk-tales of Salishan and Sahaptin tribes" wherein 2 girls are said to have been kidnapped by Giants, where they were taken care of for 4 years before making their escape in an attempt to return to their people. Is this a cautionary folk tale p…
 
The Olympic Games originated in ancient Greece as many as 3,000 years ago and were revived in the late 19th century. They have become the world’s preeminent sporting competition. This episode covers the most popular myth surrounding the origin of the Olympic Games. It is the story of Pelops, his wife Hippodameia, and her father, Oenomaus. Oenomaus'…
 
A Mexican folktale about a donkey called Benito, who discovers there is a price to pay when he leaves his mesa home and goes to live with the man in order to be safe from mountain lion. (duration 10 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids. If your little listener wants to ask a question or share a drawing inspir…
 
Join the African Folktales email club: abfc.co/folktales and find out when season two will start! Hey family and friends, what's the word? My name is Aunti Oni, and I’m Ms. JoJo’s favorite Aunti. I’m going to share with you some of my favorite stories while Ms. JoJo is on vacation exploring in her Magic Jeep! Are you using your imagination? I hope …
 
Today we’re sharing an episode of Stories Podchats with a fun game for you to play along at home. We will be playing a game called would you rather, where our guests will have to choose between 2 difficult scenarios. If you're having fun playing along with us we are posting part 2 with lots of additional questions on our Patreon so head over to pat…
 
Spotty the Turtle is a Merry Little Breezes story. Peter Rabbit, Reddy Fox, and Billy Mink are arguing over who is the fastest. They decide to go and ask Grandfather Frog who is can be. He suggests they have a race as that is the only way they can be sure. He says they will start together from the old butternut tree, race away across the Green Mead…
 
Vicky’s dad won’t let her watch her favorite tv show, Best American Robot until all the dishes are done. So she comes up with a plan that will let her watch tv whenever she wants: she’s going to turn their whole house into one giant robot that will do all of her chores! But when Vicky creates a robot that’s just a little too smart...things start to…
 
Enjoy all five of Journey with Story's episodes in July, uninterrupted in one special omnibus edition. (duration-45 minutes) E 144- Coyote's Broken Dream E145- The Tale of Samuel Whiskers E146- The Wise Mama Goose E147- Why the Burro Lives with the Man E148- The Woman who Wanted More NoiseBy Kathleen T. Pelley, audio story podcaster, audio books Scottish storyteller for kids, and children's author
 
Today's story is about Barry and his quest to capture a leprechaun. Follow along as he learns why leprechauns are widely known as one of the trickiest creatures there is. Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, and then tag us in it on instagram @storiespodcast! We'd love to see your artwork and share it o…
 
Join the Wisecrack crew as they dissect Jeremy Saulnier's GREEN ROOM (2015). Thanks Storyblocks for sponsoring this episode! Check out all of Storyblocks’ subscription plans today! Go to https://storyblocks.com/wisecrack Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co Follow us on Twitter! @SMTM_pod @austin_hayden (Au…
 
An old tale about a woman who moves to the countryside, but has a hard time falling asleep, because she misses all the noises from the city, where she used to live. (duration-8 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids. Ages 4-10 f your little listener wants to ask a question or share a drawing inspired by one of …
 
In Ch. 12 & 13, Tucker has gotten out of the house and has gone looking for Susan. He runs into Harold and is a bit worried until he hears a familiar voice. Susan hears a noise at the door of her cell and decides she will try to get a jump on whoever is coming in. Sleep Tight!, Sheryl & Clark ❤️👂📖 👋 Hello friends! Looking for more bedtime stories p…
 
You may have heard about how dogs see ghosts, or maybe you haven't. Well today's story is about how my friend Daniel and I witnessed the scariest sight of our life. If you have had any encounters or experiences with these stories, or if there are any other scary African stories you would like to hear, please send an email to africanhorrorpodcast@gm…
 
The Lazy Cut-Worms is a story about taking the easy way out and not doing the work by yourself. The cut-worms in our story love to eat the vegetables in the farmers garden but only the stem and then when the vegetable falls they move on to the next. They are wasteful and lazy and their laziness does not help them in the end. Sleep Tight!, Sheryl & …
 
International economist Jim O’Neill asks economists and historians if President Biden’s ambitions to ‘build back better’ - with a new focus on investing in human capital and addressing racial and financial inequalities - could result in fundamental changes to the characteristics of America’s economic system. Has the resilience that is critical to t…
 
The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle is about a little girl named Lucie who lives on a farm and is always losing her handkerchiefs. She goes around the farm asking the animals if any of them have seen her handkerchiefs but has no luck. Lucie sees Mr. Robin and asks him but he just looks at her and then flies away. She sits on the step where he was and see…
 
When Maceo Clark wins the Child Chef World Stage Competition, his dreams come true. He’s about to be the youngest chef ever to cook in the world renowned Tagine restaurant in New York CIty. But trouble starts when the Sous Chef, Gary, gets jealous that there’s a rising star in his kitchen. What will happen when one of the foremost food critics come…
 
This week we have three very religious folktales from Italy that either teach us a lesson about, or fill in some historical holes in early Christianity. In St. Peter and His Sisters we learn just who can get into heaven. Subscribe to The Folktale Project at http://folktaleproject.com/subscribe Support The Folktale Project https://www.patreon.com/jo…
 
Today's episode is about a little girl named Beanie who dreamed of being a witch. Beanie tries to help and learn from three local witches, but it doesn't always go so well. Tune in to find out if Beanie ever gets to become a witch. Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, and then tag us in it on instagram …
 
Our final tale from the Philippines this week is the story of the meanest practical joke ever, courtesy of Juan. Subscribe to The Folktale Project at http://folktaleproject.com/subscribe Support The Folktale Project https://www.patreon.com/join/folktaleproject Overcast | Apple Podcasts | Google PlayiHeartRadio | SoundCloud | SpotifyOtto Radio | Tun…
 
Explore your creativity at http://skillshare.com/SMTM and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership. Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this episode! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co Follow us on Twitter! @austin_hayden (Austin) @michaeloburns (Michael) @creamatoria (Raymond) Other Wisecrack Po…
 
This week we are sharing Chapter 10 and 11 of Cat City. In Chapter 10 Tucker is walking home with his parents and arguing with his mom about Susan’s safety now that she is locked up in a cell. Cynthia, Tucker’s mom, locks Tucker up, for his own good and Tucker can’t believe that this is happening. In Chapter 11 Susan wakes up in her cell and hears …
 
Welcome back to TFD Summer Break! In today's episode, we welcome Christian back in Studio to share the story of Polybius, an alleged arcade game placed in Portland back in the 80's. Hailed as the first "internet urban legend" by skeptics everywhere, the legend describes the game as part of a government-run crowdsourced psychology experiment based i…
 
Today's story takes us back to Zambia and is all about how Monkeys came to exist in the world. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Places to read: https://totemnetwork.blogspot.com/2020/10/…
 
This episode's story is a Norwegian folktale, The Old Dame and her Hen, originally titled The Hen is Tripping in the Mountain. Norwegian mythology and folklore has many rural tales of trolls and their antics. It is a story about 3 sisters and a troll and how the youngest sister outwits the trolls and saves the day, and you can have a good story wit…
 
International economist Jim O’Neill explores the implications for the dollar of America’s response to the Covid-driven economic crisis. With help from economists and historians, he asks if China can challenge the dollar's dominant place in the global economy - or whether digital currencies, such as bitoin, could prove more disruptive in the long te…
 
Follow the yellow brick road all the way to the land of sleep tonight as you listen to the classic bedtime story of The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. There will be soft restful sleep music playing in the background to help you fall deeper into a sound sleep. The soft music will gently fade away as the story comes to an end. But for those of you wh…
 
Today's episode comes to us from our friends at Tumble Media. Yoga Kids Adventure is the first ever yoga podcast for kids! Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, and then tag us in it on instagram @storiespodcast! We'd love to see your artwork and share it on our feed!! If you would like to support Storie…
 
How Howler the Wolf Got His Name is a story where Peter rabbit hears an unusual sound. He asks his cousin Jumper the Hare who made the sound? His cousin tells him the story about Howler the Wolf got his name. Peter is very happy that Howler the Wolf does not come to the Green Meadows. Sleep Tight!, Sheryl & Clark ❤️👂📖 👋 Hello friends! Looking for m…
 
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