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A Recast of ‘Spirits’

A boozy dive into mythology, legends, and folklore. Every week we pour a drink and dive into a new story from around the world. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks. New episodes every Wednedsay!

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Recastable Episodes (391)

1. Welcome to Spirits Feb. 1, 2016
2. Episode 1: Persephone and Hades Feb. 2, 2016
3. Episode 2: Selkies and Kelpies Feb. 17, 2016
4. Episode 3: Aswang the Philippine Ghoul March 2, 2016
5. Episode 4: Eros and Psyche March 16, 2016
6. Episode 5: Tailypo (with Eric Schneider) March 30, 2016
7. Episode 6: Gameunjang the Korean Goddess April 13, 2016
8. Episode 7: Great Floods April 27, 2016
9. Episode 8: Bigfoot (with Jake M.) May 11, 2016
10. Episode 9: Norse Mythology Part I May 25, 2016
11. Episode 10: Norse Mythology Part II - Ragnarok June 8, 2016
12. Episode 11: Golem (with Eric Silver) June 22, 2016
13. Episode 12: Erzulies and Haitian Voodoo July 6, 2016
14. Episode 13: Chinese Demonology July 20, 2016
15. Episode 14: Ghosts of Orlando (with Matt A.) Aug. 3, 2016
16. Episode 15: Maui Aug. 17, 2016
17. Episode 16: Bird Ladies of Russia Aug. 31, 2016
18. Episode 17: Stonehenge (with Lauren Shippen) Sept. 14, 2016
19. Episode 18: South African Rain Queens Sept. 28, 2016
20. Episode 19: Japanese Urban Legends Oct. 12, 2016
21. Bonus Episode: Jack O'Lanterns Oct. 19, 2016
22. Episode 20: Midnight Mary (with Grace McCreight) Oct. 26, 2016
23. Episode 21: Medusa and the Gorgons Nov. 9, 2016
24. Episode 22: Hometown Urban Legends Nov. 23, 2016
25. Episode 23: Koschei the Deathless (with Ivan Plis) Dec. 7, 2016
26. Episode 24: Krampus (with Eric Schneider) Dec. 21, 2016
27. Blooper Reel #1 Dec. 28, 2016
28. Episode 25: Time Jan. 4, 2017
29. Episode 26: The Hero’s Journey (with Mischa Stanton) Jan. 18, 2017
30. Episode 27: 30 Myths in 30 Minutes (ANNIVERSARY BONANZA) Feb. 1, 2017
31. Bonus Episode: Seductress Roundup Feb. 8, 2017
32. Episode 28: Kali Feb. 15, 2017
33. Episode 29: Our Lady of Guadalupe (with Catherine Addington) March 1, 2017
34. Episode 30: The Morrigan March 15, 2017
35. Episode 31: Mami Wata March 29, 2017
36. Episode 32: The Butterfly Lovers (with Linda) April 12, 2017
37. Episode 33: Egyptian Afterlife April 26, 2017
38. Episode 34: Beaivi the Sun Goddess May 10, 2017
39. Episode 35: Wonder Woman and the Amazons (with Greg Rucka) May 24, 2017
40. Episode 36: Your Urban Legends I June 7, 2017
41. Episode 37: Rainbow Serpent June 21, 2017
42. Episode 38: Swedish Year Walk (with Soha) July 5, 2017
43. Episode 39: Toyotama-Hime July 19, 2017
44. Episode 40: Laumes Aug. 2, 2017
45. Episode 41: Reptilians & Cults (with Kelly Weill) Aug. 16, 2017
46. Episode 42: Werewolves Aug. 30, 2017
47. Episode 43: Javanese Mermaid Queen Sept. 13, 2017
48. Episode 44: Circe (with Jess Zimmerman) Sept. 27, 2017
49. Episode 45: Creepy Kids Oct. 4, 2017
50. Episode 46: Your Urban Legends II Oct. 11, 2017
51. Episode 47: Sekhmet Oct. 18, 2017
52. Episode 48: College Ghost Stories (with Jeffrey Gardner) Oct. 25, 2017
53. Episode 49: La Lechuza Nov. 1, 2017
54. Episode 50: Your Urban Legends III Nov. 8, 2017
55. Episode 51: Zeus Nov. 15, 2017
56. Episode 52: NBA Conspiracies (with Mike Schubert & Eric Silver) Nov. 22, 2017
57. Episode 53: Sedna & Inuit Shapeshifters Nov. 29, 2017
58. Episode 54: Your Urban Legends IV Dec. 6, 2017
59. Episode 55: Yuki-onna Dec. 13, 2017
60. Episode 56: King Arthur (with Christian Madera) Dec. 20, 2017
61. Episode 57: Language Dec. 27, 2017
62. Episode 58: Your Urban Legends V Jan. 3, 2018
63. Episode 59: Lạc Long Quân and Au Cơ Jan. 10, 2018
64. Episode 60: Tarot (with Jolie Kerr) Jan. 17, 2018
65. Episode 61: Deer Woman Jan. 24, 2018
66. Episode 62: Ouija Boards Jan. 29, 2018
67. Episode 62.2: The Expert Jan. 30, 2018
68. Episode 62.3: Your Spaghetti Warehouse Stories Jan. 31, 2018
69. Episode 62.4: The Inside Man Feb. 1, 2018
70. Episode 62.5: The Confrontation Feb. 2, 2018
71. Episode 63: Food Gods Feb. 7, 2018
72. Episode 64: Jane Eyre (with Vanessa Zoltan) Feb. 14, 2018
73. Episode 65: Inanna Feb. 21, 2018
74. Episode 66: Your Urban Legends VI - Yule Lads Feb. 28, 2018
75. Episode 67: Maya Creation Story March 7, 2018
76. Episode 68: Hollywood Urban Legends (with James Oliva) March 14, 2018
77. Episode 69: Succubus Roundup March 21, 2018
78. Episode 70: Your Urban Legends VII - Heck Puppers March 28, 2018
79. Episode 71: Hierarchy of Angels April 4, 2018
80. Episode 72: Tolkien Mythology (with Emma Sherr-Ziarko) April 11, 2018
81. Episode 73: Orishas April 18, 2018
82. Episode 74: Your Urban Legends VIII - Grandma Extravaganza April 25, 2018
83. Episode 75: Fake or Folklore? (with Eric Silver) May 2, 2018
84. Episode 76: Yowie May 9, 2018
85. Episode 77: Kalevala (with Elena Varg) May 16, 2018
86. Episode 78: Your Urban Legends IX - The Beer Sweats May 23, 2018
87. Episode 79: Jiutian Xuannü May 30, 2018
88. Episode 80: Genderfuck the Gods (with Andrea Lam) June 6, 2018
89. Episode 81: Bathala and His Daughters June 13, 2018
90. Episode 82: Your Urban Legends X - The Third Spaghetti Fighter June 20, 2018
91. Episode 83: Mermaids June 27, 2018
92. Episode 84: Talking Badgers (with Adal Rifai) July 4, 2018
93. Episode 85: Brigid & Áine July 11, 2018
94. Episode 86: Your Urban Legends XI July 18, 2018
95. Episode 87: Horses July 25, 2018
96. Episode 88: Sharks (with Melissa Marquez) Aug. 1, 2018
97. Episode 89: Šauška Aug. 8, 2018
98. 90: Your Urban Legends XII (ft. Tim the Yowie Man) Aug. 15, 2018
99. 91: Pele Aug. 22, 2018
100. 92: Fakelore (with David Rheinstrom) Aug. 29, 2018
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