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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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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Mwindo Epic Pt. 1

6/30/2020
In this lively tale from the Nyanga people of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a moody, magical toddler named Mwindo scrambles to escape his village chief father’s unhinged attempts to kill him.

Duration:00:43:56

Father’s Day Special: Zeus & Cronus Pt. 2

6/23/2020
In the second part of this Mythology Father's Day special, the Titans are defeated, and the new gods rule from Olympus. But Zeus, new King of the Gods, is beset by doubts. How can he keep himself from following in his father's footsteps? And will his own children seek to overthrow him, the way he overthrew Cronus?

Duration:00:43:10

Introducing FAERIE, A Parcast Original Series!

6/22/2020
Welcome to a world where fairy tales do exist, and “once upon a time” is closer, darker, and more dangerous than you imagined. Welcome to the immersive new Parcast original series, Faerie. Available exclusively on Spotify, Faerie follows the investigation of Ryan Bailey—a young woman who saves a man’s life and is thrust into a secret world of mythological creatures called “faeries.” Join Ryan as she unearths more about their mysterious existence and the covert agency charged with protecting...

Duration:00:14:54

Father’s Day Special: Zeus & Cronus Pt. 1

6/16/2020
The origin story of the Greek Gods is one of the most infamous father-son stories in all of mythology. Cronus, the King of the Titans was given a prophecy that he would be overthrown by his children. To prevent this from happening, he made a rather dramatic choice...

Duration:00:49:10

Introducing SOLVED MURDERS: TRUE CRIME MYSTERIES, A Parcast Original Series!

6/11/2020
To commemorate its fourth anniversary, Parcast and the team behind Unsolved Murders are taking a closer look at what it takes to catch a killer. In the new series Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries, you'll follow the clues and uncover the missing pieces to some of history's most gripping cases. Every Wednesday, join hosts Carter and Wenndy as they explore the days, months, and even years leading up to a killer being caught. Each episode plays out like a classic murder mystery—where the...

Duration:00:14:26

The Aeneid Pt. 4

6/11/2020
Today, we conclude our four-part re-telling of the ancient classic, the Aeneid: The war between the Latins and the Trojans comes to a head, while Venus seeks to put a stop to Juno's cruelty once and for all. Meanwhile, Aeneas charges head-long toward his destiny: a final battle with the future glory of Rome hanging in the balance.

Duration:00:42:42

The Aeneid Pt. 3

6/9/2020
Today, we continue our four-part re-telling of the ancient classic, the Aeneid. Tune in this Thursday for the fourth and final part: Aeneas's adventure doesn't end when he reaches Italy. While he sets out to make allies of the people who live there, Juno conspires to throw the Trojans into a new war.

Duration:00:41:08

The Aeneid Pt. 2

6/4/2020
During the next two weeks, we’ll be bringing you episodes of Mythology on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as we continue our four-part re-telling of the ancient classic, the Aeneid: The Trojan refugees continue their search for the new home promised by the Fates, a journey that will lead Aeneas to the depths of the underworld.

Duration:00:44:27

The Aeneid Pt. 1

6/2/2020
During the next two weeks, we’ll be bringing you episodes of Mythology on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as we begin our four-part re-telling of the ancient classic, the Aeneid: After the fall of Troy, the Trojan hero Aeneas leads a band of refugees across the sea in search of a new home. Guided by his mother Venus, goddess of Love, and hounded by Juno, Queen of the gods, they will face brutal storms, terrifying monsters, and the wrath of a fiery queen.

Duration:00:53:02

Almafi

5/26/2020
In this Hungarian story, a child born from an apple leaves home in search of adventure—and discovers a world full of danger and magic.

Duration:00:46:30

How Maui Snared the Sun Pt. 2

5/19/2020
Maui continues to look for ways to fix the problem he caused by raising the sky, which led to shortened days and ruined crops. To set things right and rescue his image, he will have to snare the sun.

Duration:00:37:56

How Maui Snared the Sun Pt. 1

5/12/2020
This is the story of the Polynesian demi-god and cultural hero Maui. A cavelier do-gooder who tends to lean on his brawn more than his brains, Maui's heroic deeds once had the tendency to cause more harm than good.

Duration:00:42:48

Huang Di

5/5/2020
Over 5,000 years ago, the legendary Yellow Emperor Huang Di united all the tribes of China under his rule. But while most of the land celebrated this new era of peace and prosperity, one figure refused to submit. His name was Chi You, and he was determined to take Huang Di's head before he kneeled.

Duration:00:47:29

Chase of the Severed Head

4/28/2020
This horror myth focuses on the miraculous power of a young girl whose parents’ actions force her from a home she’s always known, and into the world beyond.

Duration:00:49:31

Sneak Peek: DAILY QUOTE, A Parcast Original Series!

4/26/2020
Whether you’re jumpstarting the morning, searching for that midday pick-me-up, or trying to finish the evening off strong… Daily Quote offers some of history’s most inspirational quotes whenever you need them—365 days a year. In this 2-3 minute podcast, you’ll be given a quote that will motivate, uplift, and renew your outlook on life. You’ll also dive deeper into the context surrounding the quote—learning more about its origin and the meaning behind it. Enjoy this sneak peek of Daily Quote...

Duration:00:03:37

NEW: Bulat the Brave

4/21/2020
We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Mythology today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. This adventure is more than just fulfilling a prophecy. Though Bulat the Brave’s heroics are the backbone of the story, this Russian folktale is really about the unlikely friendship that blossoms between two very different men.

Duration:00:44:23

Crossover Week: Mythical Monsters (Argus)

4/14/2020
If you enjoy the stories told in Mythology, check out this episode from our series Mythical Monsters: In Greek mythology, Argus Panoptes was a giant with 100 eyes spread over his entire body. Unlike most of the giants, who rebelled against the gods, Argus was one of Queen Hera’s most loyal servants.

Duration:00:44:38

Dangun

4/7/2020
He is a legendary figure revered as Korea's first ruler. But Dangun’s story begins with that of his father, the son of heavens Hwanung, who dreamt of bringing peace and enlightenment to mankind.

Duration:00:41:25

Vagina Dentata

3/31/2020
It’s a Ponca tribe tale about two sisters with an unusual second set of teeth. As the story goes, the Native American cultural hero and trickster, Coyote, happens upon these young women and finds himself drawn to their lethal sexual exploits.

Duration:00:43:14

Parcast Classic: Osiris and Isis Pt. 1

3/24/2020
Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Parcast has decided to halt recording for the time-being. This is a precautionary measure taken to ensure the safety of our hosts and staff. In the meantime, we're excited to share one of our classic episodes that we know you'll enjoy! Together they wished to lead the world to peace and prosperity, but their tyrannical grandfather stood in their way. Once Isis figured out how to gain power, a nefarious villain would enact a plot against them that...

Duration:00:43:58