A boozy weekly podcast about mythology, legends and folklore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.

200 episodes. Wow. We answer your questions, follow up on past episodes, and rate the sexiness of several mythological and folklore beings. Thank you. We couldn’t have done this without you.

Here’s a few of our favorite Orisha dance videos mentioned in the episode: Yemayá, Oshun, and Shango.

Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of killing/murder, sex, human remains, spiders/insects, anxiety, sexism, infancide, car accidents, animal death, and mental illness.


– Recommendation: This week, Amanda recommends Survivor. Check out our previous book recommendations, guests’ books, and more at spiritspodcast.com/books

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Transcripts are available at http://spiritspodcast.com/episodes. To buy merch, hear us on other podcasts, contact us, find our mailing address, or download our press kit, head on over to http://spiritspodcast.com.

About Us

Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, an independent podcast collective and production studio. Our music is “Danger Storm” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

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