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What the Folklore is a comedy podcast trying to make sense of nonsensical stories. We deal in strange mythology and folktales from around the globe.

What the Folklore is a comedy podcast trying to make sense of nonsensical stories. We deal in strange mythology and folktales from around the globe.
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United States

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What the Folklore is a comedy podcast trying to make sense of nonsensical stories. We deal in strange mythology and folktales from around the globe.

Twitter:

@wtfolklore

Language:

English


Episodes

Mother Whimbus

1/15/2019
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Eastern Europe always treats us so right, and "Youth Without Age and Life Without Death" is no exception. We're into beta-testing of Big Rock, and early results are looking good. This episode brought to you by executive producer Pyris, Aarne-Thompson type 330B, "The Devil In the Sack" Suggested talking points: boatwatch opportunity, old man baby magnet, cotton-eyed baby, anime pratfall into death, sores horse, yonder-forest, a little bit woodpecker, scorpion witch, a kibble situation,...

Duration:01:05:13

Ramblecast 201

1/13/2019
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We're a little late to the party on this, but gang, we have to talk about wizards pooping themselves. Patreon: patreon.com/wtfolklore

Duration:00:21:49

Wife (With Rice)

1/8/2019
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We've got a short, sweet nugget of a story this week in "The Slaying of the Tanuki," but there's juice in this nugget. And some of that juice is a solution that could fix many, many plotholes for many fairy tales. This episode brought to you by executive producer The Day Dude, Aarne-Thompson type 898, "Daughter of the Sun" This episode sponsored by "The Legend of Griff" by Richard Sparrow, available now Suggested talking points: new year's resolution, hare wife, tanuki schacks, what animal...

Duration:00:37:32

Ramblecast 200

1/6/2019
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It's a brand new year! Our holidays were filled with Spidermen, new TV adventures, and gun almost-whoopsies. Our post holidays are filled with the candy and treats that were sent to our P.O. Box. Patreon: patreon.com/wtfolklore

Duration:00:12:25

Grumpynut: The Story of the Hard Nut Part II

1/1/2019
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We're finishing off "The Story of the Hard Nut" this week. If you were hoping for answers, maybe stop holding your breath now. Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:50:10

Pig to Metal Ratio: The Story of the Hard Nut Part I

12/25/2018
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"The Story of the Hard Nut" is rightfully cut from many Nutcracker adaptations. It's a story within a story (within another story) about some sausages and mice or whatever and it's only kinda related to the Nutcracker. Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:42:22

Ramblecast 198.5

12/23/2018
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Our first official Knifemas. We're doing our traditional gift exchange! Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:14:57

Double-Barreled Shovel

12/18/2018
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We're going to Iceland this week to explore a winter holiday tradition: "The Yule Lads" are some rowdy boys who come and try and wreck your scene. There are a lot of them, and their needs are VERY particular. This episode brought to you by executive producer Leo (a Sexy Dragonborn Dad), Aarne-Thompson type 465D, "Quests for the Impossible" Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:52:40

Ramblecast 197.5

12/16/2018
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You got questions about Smash Ultimate? We have answers. We also have thoughts on fairy tale-adjacent erotic novels. Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:18:58

Stinkbox 360

12/11/2018
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"Sima Who Wore the Big Hat" has an ending that assures you that it's ok to not challenge any of your preconceived notions. It's also one with an immensely solvable problem at the heart of the plot. This episode brought to you by executive producer Cole, Aarne-Thompson type 780, "The Singing Bone" Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:57:23

Ramblecast 196.5

12/9/2018
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Welcome to our new website for crimes, extortmedaddy.com. We're also talking about folklore adaptations, and uh... Smash Ultimate did release this week. So there's that. Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:19:40

Ramblecast 196.5

12/9/2018
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Welcome to our new website for crimes, extortmedaddy.com. We're also talking about folklore adaptations, and uh... Smash Ultimate did release this week. So there's that. Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:14:10

P.E.E.B.i.S.

12/4/2018
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"The Three Spinners" is a Grimm fairy tale that was told before it's time: it's really a cyberpunk story about slinging data and jacking into FlaxXnet. This episode brought to you by executive producer Talie, Aarne-Thompson type 570, "The Rabbit Herd" Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:57:13

Ramblecast 195.5

12/2/2018
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Pokemon Let's Go has some issues that we're happy to enumerate. We'd also like to introduce Pokemon to some literary classics. Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:14:10

Tiny Crime Men

11/27/2018
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We've got a double story (weeble wobble) this week: "Zuchatina/Little Gourd," and "Mona Catarina." They're both Cinderella variants, and they have fewer details than usual, so strap in while we fill in some gaps. Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:51:52

Ramblecast 194.5

11/25/2018
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None of us have seen Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald, but that's not going to stop us from talking about it. Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:22:19

The Other One About a Bus

11/20/2018
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As the title suggests, another bus idea has surfaced. Call it a stepping stone to greater things. There is also a story in this episode though, don't worry! It's called "The Three Brothers," and it fulfills a wish we made a long time ago. This episode brought to you by executive producer Tentacle Duck, Aarne-Thompson type 1086, "Jumping Into the Ground" Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:57:23

Ramblecast 193.5

11/18/2018
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Is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory steampunk? Is Harry Potter really that good of a seeker? What's up with the new Tide containers? Lots of important questions to sort through this week. Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:19:22

Bird Kinks

11/13/2018
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"The Raven and the Big Fisherman" is a rare story that just leaves us confounded with details from the first paragraph, and then just goes downhill from there. So many questions remaining after the end of this one. This episode brought to you by executive producer Amy, Aarne-Thompson type 322 "Magnet Mountain Attracts Everything" Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:56:12

Ramblecast 192.5

11/11/2018
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Is a robot butler a good use of funds? Looks like a good idea from where we're sitting. We're also talking about the Shrek reboot. Patreon Our website Our Youtube channel Carman's Etsy shop

Duration:00:16:01