Season 1

Nov. 16, 2020

9. Erzulie Freda and Erzulie Dantor (Haitian Vodou)

In our ninth episode, we discuss two love goddesses from Haitian Vodou. We talk about ways of dealing with trauma, how mythology can be a tangible part of history, and how a religion can be filled with love and healing. …

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Nov. 9, 2020

8. Gudrid and Freydís (Greenlanders' Sagas)

In our eighth episode, we discuss Gudrid Thorbjarnardóttir and Freydís Eiríksdóttir, the two principle female characters from the Greenlanders' Sagas (The Greenlanders' Saga and the Saga of Eirik the Red). We discuss the impo...

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Nov. 2, 2020

7. Vampiric Women (Themed Episode #2)

In our second themed episode, we discuss vampiric women from mythology and folklore. We discuss the ways in which vampire legends have been used to vilify women and other oppressed groups, how history and trauma shapes vampir...

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Oct. 26, 2020

6. 嫦娥 - Chang'e (Han Chinese Mythology)

In our sixth episode, we talk about the Chinese moon goddess Chang'e. We discuss how a time period's values can influence a myth, the isolated and dreary life of a moon goddess, and space exporation. For more information abou...

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Oct. 19, 2020

5. La Xtabay (Yucatec Folklore)

In our fifth episode we discuss La Xtabay, a frightening demon from Yucatec folk and urban legend! We discuss the possible sources of this fascinating tale, as well as how it both conforms to and subverts popular ideas of mor...

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Oct. 12, 2020

4. Hecate (Greek Mythology)

In our fourth episode, we talk about the Greek goddess of magic, witchcraft, necromancy, crossroads, and the moon. We discuss ancient witchcraft, the archetype of the triple goddess, and why you should never brag in the prese...

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Oct. 5, 2020

3. Women of the Underworld (Themed Episode #1)

A concept of the underworld is universal across mythologies. But what sort of women rule or journey to the underworld? We talk about Māori goddesses, an Aztec lady of the dead, and more! For more information about today's epi...

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Sept. 28, 2020

2. Inanna (Sumerian Mythology)

In our second episode, we discuss Inanna, a powerful goddess of love and war from Sumerian Mythology. We discuss biblical parallels, goddess worship, and our love for warrior women! For more information about today's episode,...

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Sept. 21, 2020

1. Lady of the Lake (Arthurian Legend)

In our first episode, we talk about the powerful Arthurian sorceress known as the Lady of the Lake. We talk about her rise to power and preconceived roles for women in Arthurian canon. For more information about today's episo...

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