Mythology Episodes

July 18, 2022

60. Yemoja (Yoruba Mythology)

In today's episode, we discuss the famous water goddess Yemoja from Yoruba mythology. We talk about the many different aspects of…

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March 14, 2022

51. Ériu (Irish Mythology) (feat. Cathy)

To celebrate Saint Patrick's Day, Lizzie's friend and roommate Cathy joins to talk about the Irish goddess Ériu. We discuss sover…

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Feb. 28, 2022

50. Medusa (Greek Mythology)

Today, we celebrate our fiftieth episode with one of Lizzie's favorite Mytholadies ever, Medusa herself! We discuss how the depic…

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Feb. 14, 2022

49. Oshun (Yoruba Mythology)

In today's episode, we talk about Oshun, a Yoruba orisha of fertility and love. We discuss lessons of cooperation, kinship terms,…

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Jan. 3, 2022

46. Princess Bari (Korean Mythology)

In today's episode, we discuss Princess Bari from Korean mythology. We discuss filial piety, conceptions of the heavens and under…

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Nov. 22, 2021

43. Judith (Jewish Apocrypha)

In today's episode we celebrate Hanukkah by discussing the woman most associated with Hanukkah, Judith! We discuss the importance…

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Sept. 27, 2021

39. Maman Brigitte (Haitian Vodou)

In today's episode, we talk about the Haitian loa known as Maman Brigitte. We discuss conceptions of the afterlife, the ways figu…

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Aug. 30, 2021

37. Durga (Hindu Mythology)

In today's episode we discuss Durga, the fierce warrior goddess of Hindu mythology. We discuss the symbolic nature of her fight a…

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Aug. 2, 2021

35. Tiamat (Babylonian Mythology)

In today's episode we discuss Tiamat, the mother goddess of primordial chaos from the Babylonian epic the Eluma Elish. We talk ab…

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June 7, 2021

31. Whaitiri (Māori Mythology)

In today's episode, we talk about the flesh-eating Māori thunder goddess known as Whaitiri! We discuss the conception of good ver…

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May 24, 2021

30. Yennenga (Burkinabé Legends)

In today's episode we discuss Yennenga, legendary mother of the Mossi Kingdom. We talk about the significance of finding one's ow…

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April 26, 2021

28. Sky Woman (Haudenosaunee Mythology)

In today's episode, we talk about Sky Woman from Haudenosaunee mythology. We discuss creation stories, the concept of good vs. ev…

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March 29, 2021

26. Tlazolteotl (Aztec Mythology)

In today's episode, we discuss Tlazolteotl, the Aztec goddess of vice, purification, lust, and filth. We discuss gender roles, th…

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Feb. 22, 2021

23. Hathor (Egyptian Mythology)

In our twenty-third episode, we finally cover our first Egyptian goddess - the powerful and two-sided Hathor. We discuss her dual…

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Feb. 15, 2021

22. Brigid (Irish Mythology)

In today's episode we discuss Brigid, a significant female figure in both pagan and Catholic Irish history. We talk about Christi…

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