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Telling Fairy Tales and Folklore from cultures all over the world as audio plays. This show is part of the Story Forge Network.

Telling Fairy Tales and Folklore from cultures all over the world as audio plays. This show is part of the Story Forge Network.

Location:

United States

Description:

Telling Fairy Tales and Folklore from cultures all over the world as audio plays. This show is part of the Story Forge Network.

Language:

English


Episodes

S3: Rumpelstiltskin

8/28/2020
Culture: German Based on a story collected by: The Brothers Grimm Summary: A story about a girl who wheeled and dealed herself into a golden opportunity. Production: * Writer - LJ Donnell * Editors - Scooter Mann, Max Baskin, LJ Donnell * Director - Hank Romanesco * Producer - Scooter Mann * Engineer - David Allen * Engineer - Scooter Mann * Composer - Chris Robbins Players: * Scooter Mann - Storyteller * LJ Donnell - Alicia * Max Baskin - Rumpelstiltskin * William Wulf - King * Matt...

Duration:00:33:28

S3: Little Red Riding Hood

7/31/2020
Culture: German Based on a story by: Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Summary: A story about the dangers of wolfing down your food. Production: * Writer - Amber Troska * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - David Allen * Engineer - Scooter Mann * Composer - Jonah Knight Players: * Chris G. - Grandmother * Lisa Watson - Storyteller * LJ Donnell - Little Red Riding Hood * Matt "Olaf" Hinton - Wolf 2 * Max Baskin - Wolf 1 * Tara Griffiths - Mother * William Wulf - Huntsman Special Guests: Amber...

Duration:00:11:37

S3: The Snow Queen

4/24/2020
Culture: Danish Based on a story by: Hans Christian Andersen Summary: A story which reflects the cold truths about growing up and falling in love. Production: * Writer - Summer Blais * Writer - William Wulf * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - David Allen * Engineer - Scooter Mann * Composer - Diana Raynes Players: * Boston Moss - Storyteller * Michelle Morrison - Gerda * Matt "Olaf" Hinton - Kay, Goblin * William Wulf - Grandfather * LJ Donnell - Grandmother * Tara Griffiths - Vain...

Duration:00:19:03

Patron Exclusive Preview: The Gilded Boot

2/15/2020
Come listen to a preview of our special Patreon Exclusive series, The Gilded Boot. Folklore characters start their own podcast and take a look at what it really means to be a living piece of modern fiction. Producer: Scooter Mann Director: Scooter Mann Audio Engineer: David Allen Rumplestiltskin: Max Baskin Puss: LJ Donnell Special Guests: David Allen, LJ Donnell, and Max Baskin.

Duration:00:03:42

S3: Don Quixote

1/25/2020
Culture: Spanish Based on a story: The Ingenious Nobleman Mister Quixote of La Mancha, by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra A story about the terrible and undreamt of adventures of a would-be knight errant and his errors on his errands. Production: * Producer - Scooter Mann * Writer - Thomas Sixten * Director - LJ Donnell * Lead Engineer / Sound Designer - David Allen * Engineer - Scooter Mann * Composer - Dayn Leonardson Players: * Chris G. - Don Quixote * Lynne Parsons - Squire * Max Baskin -...

Duration:00:19:06

S3: Puss in Boots

11/27/2019
Culture: European Based on a story collected by: Charles Perrault Summary: A story about a cat in a hat, and boots, who’s idea of fun was saying and doing whatever was needed to make his master’s fortune. Production: * Writer - Thierry Barston * Director - Max Baskin * Engineer - David Allen Players: * Boston Moss - Youngest Son * Lisa Watson - Storyteller * LJ Donnell - Puss * Lynne Parsons - Middle Son, Peasent 2 * Matt "Olaf" Hinton - King * Scooter Mann - Servant * Thomas Sixten - Ogre...

Duration:00:19:58

S3: Beauty and the Beast

10/19/2019
Culture: French Based on a story by: Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve Summary: A story about a beautiful girl falling in love with a cursed prince, and helping uncover the beast in both of them. Production: * Writer - LJ Donnell * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - David Allen Players: * Andrew Whitby - Reynard * Chris G - Maximilian * Keith Riley - Albert * Lisa Watson - Beggar Woman * LJ Donnell - Storyteller * Lynne Parsons - Cosette * Max Baskin - Beast * Tara Griffiths -...

Duration:00:31:08

S3: Famous Fairy Tales (Preview)

10/11/2019
Come and enjoy this sneak peak into our third season. This time we present less commonly known versions of famous fairy tales. Please Enjoy. Special Guest: Max Baskin.

Duration:00:00:48

S2: Anansi, Coyote, and the Magic Radio (Bonus)

9/29/2018
Culture: Uncultured An Original Story, based on classic characters (and wacky parodies) Summary: Hi! I'm Coyote and I'm... Gonna step in for a second to talk about what happened. You see, I was trying to come talk to my friend Anansi when... well then after that you see... then... oh! A radio! When I turned it on... Oh... yeah I probably shouldn't have done that. Production: * Writer - Scooter Mann, LJ Donnell, Max Baskin, Thomas Sixten * Director - Hank Romanesco * SFX, Master - David...

Duration:00:20:09

S2: The Field of Boliauns

8/4/2018
Culture: Celtic Based on a story collected by: Joseph Jacobs Summary: A story about a man who abandoned his search for wealth, when he discovers it’s all a crock. Production: * Writer - Will Burghart * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - David Allen * Engineer - Brandon Strader Players: * Patrick Kempter - Leprechaun * Thomas Sixten - Tom * Verity Sainte Marie - Narrator Special Guests: Brandon Strader, David Allen, Hank Romanesco, Patrick Kempter, Thomas Sixten, Verity Sainte Marie,...

Duration:00:06:45

S2: The King and the Fisherman

7/7/2018
Culture: Persian Based on a story translated by: Hartwell James Summary: A story about a clever fisherman who nets a quick profit with a minnow-mum of effort. Production: * Writer - Sam Tynes * Director - Hank Romanesco * SFX / Final Cut Engineer - David Allen * Mixing Engineer - Erik Schmall * Mixing Engineer - Kelly Oostman Players: * Chris G - Narrator * Don Davenport - King * Tara Griffiths - Sherem * Thomas Sixten - Fisherman Special Guests: Chris G, David Allen, Don Davenport, Erik...

Duration:00:05:35

S2: Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary

6/9/2018
Culture: Celtic Based on a story by: Joseph Jacobs Summary: A story about two greedy farmers, who reaped what they sowed, when their neighbor milked them for all they were worth. Production: * Writer - Samantha Tynes * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - Tim Peterson * Mixer - Brandon Strader Players: * Boston Moss - Narrator * Chris G - Donald O'Neary * Keith Riley - Hudden * Kjatar Tavishen - Farmer, Cobbler * Matt Hinton - Dudden * Thomas Sixten - Innkeeper, Tanner Special Guests:...

Duration:00:10:54

S2: When Till Eulenspiegel Baked Owls and Monkeys

5/12/2018
Culture: German Based on a story by: Unknown Summary: A story about a traveling troublemaker who, kneading money, bought a breadmaker’s ire with some half-baked shenanigans. Production: * Writer - Thomas Sixten * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - David Allen * Engineer - Brandon Strader Players: * LJ Donnell - Baker * Matt "Olaf" Hinton - Narrator * Thierry Barston - Till Special Guests: Brandon Strader, David Allen, Hank Romanesco, LJ Donnell, Matt "Olaf" Hinton, Thierry Barston, and...

Duration:00:06:27

S2: How the Camel Got His Hump

4/21/2018
Culture: Brittish Based on written by: Rudyard Kipling Summary: A story about how a Jinn sends a lazy camel Alpaca-ing. Production: * Writer - Thierry Barston * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - David Allen * Engineer - Brandon Strader Players: * Boston Moss - Narrator * Don Davenport - Horse * Kjatar Tavishen - Jinn * Matt "Olaf" Hinton - Ox * Max Baskin - Man * Sara Davenport - Dog * Thomas Sixten - Camel Special Guests: Boston Moss, Brandon Strader, David Allen, Don Davenport, Hank...

Duration:00:06:13

S2: The Sagacious Boar and Monkey

3/14/2018
Culture: Japanese Based on a story collected by: Yei Theodora Ozaki Summary: A story based on a Japanese Fable of a tricky monkey's attempt to continue usefulness to their human master. Production: * Writer - Sam Tynes * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - David Allen, Brandon Strader Players: * Andrew Whitby - Narrator * Matt "Olaf" Hinton - Boar * Max Baskin - Trainer * Morgan Hazelwood - Wife * Thierry Barston - Monkey Special Guests: Andrew Whitby, Brandon Strader, David Allen, Hank...

Duration:00:06:48

S2: Building Asgard's Wall

2/3/2018
Culture: Norse Based on a story by: Unknown Summary: A story about a nightmare of a deal that goes rough shod when horsing around gets in the way. Production: * Writer - Lisa Watson * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - David Allen * Engineer - Brandon Strader * Foley - Joe M. Griffin Players: * Jackie Aceto - Narrator * Joe Kubinski - Odin * Matt "Olaf" Hinton - Builder * Tara Griffiths - Freyja * Thomas Sixten - Loki Special Guests: Brandon Strader, David Allen, Hank Romanesco, Jackie...

Duration:00:11:54

S2: How Orunmilla Tricked Death

12/27/2017
Culture: Yoruba Based on a story by: Traditional African tale of the Orishas. Summary: A story about how Orunmila helped a mother protect her son from Iku, the incarnation of death. Production: * Writer - Thierry Barston * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - David Allen * Engineer - Brandon Strader Players: * Don Davenport - Orunmilla * LJ Donnell - Iku * Max Baskin - Narrator * Sara Davenport - Woman Special Guests: Brandon Strader, David Allen, Don Davenport, Hank Romanesco, LJ...

Duration:00:05:13

S2: How a Man Was Bewitched and Had His Head Shaved by Foxes [Contains Mature Themes]

11/22/2017
Culture: Japanese Based on a story by: Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, Lord Redesdale Summary: Today we have a story about how everything comes up tails when a man is outfoxed on a wager. This episode contains descriptions of torture. Viewer discretion is advised. Production: * Writer - Max Baskin * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - Brandon Strader * Engineer - David Allen Players: * Keith Riley - Villager * Lisa Watson - Daughter * Lynne - Anrakuji * Matt "Olaf" Hinton - Father *...

Duration:00:11:24

S2: Why Coyote Stopped Imitating His Friends

10/22/2017
Culture: Caddo (Native North American) Based on a story by: Unknown Summary: A story about how Coyote, despite dogged determination, was left lupining for his friends gifts. Production: * Producer - Scooter * Writer - LJ Donnell * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - DJ Drummond * Engineer - David Allen Players: * Andrew Whitby - Coyote * Chris G - Raven * LJ Donnell - Narrator * Max Baskin - Woodpecker * Thomas Sixten - Bear Special Guests: Andrew Whitby, Chris G, David Allen, DJ...

Duration:00:10:28

S2: Why Anansi Has Eight Thin Legs

7/19/2017
Culture: Akan Based on a story by: Farida Salifu Summary: A story about a spider whose eyes are too big for his stomach and his legs. Production: * Writer - Thomas Sixten * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - DJ Drummond * Engineer - David Allen Players: * Boston Moss - Hog * Killian Saylor (Credited as David Saylor) - Child Monkey * Don Davenport - Father Monkey * Kjatar Tavishen - Anansi * LJ Donnell - Rabbit * Thomas Sixten - Narrator Special Guests: Boston Moss, David Allen, DJ...

Duration:00:03:46