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You think you know the story…But do you really? Every other Saturday, Tales presents ancient fairy tales the way they were originally told: orally, and unadulterated. Tales is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.

You think you know the story…But do you really? Every other Saturday, Tales presents ancient fairy tales the way they were originally told: orally, and unadulterated. Tales is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.
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You think you know the story…But do you really? Every other Saturday, Tales presents ancient fairy tales the way they were originally told: orally, and unadulterated. Tales is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.

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English


Episodes

18: The Fountain of Youth

8/18/2018
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One day, Toshiro the wood cutter wandered into a remote part of the forest to cut wood and drank from a nearby pond. In his reflection, he saw a man only 25 years old - the water had transformed him. His wife, Chizue insisted that she should drink from the same pond, to become as young as her husband - but she never returned. Toshiro returned to the pond, only to find a terrible surprise. Sponsors! Bombas - Go to Bombas.com/TALES and use the code TALES to get 20% off your first...

Duration:00:29:56

17: Rapunzel

8/4/2018
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In this early version of the Rapunzel fairy tale, young Persinette is locked away in a tall tower away from men and told by her mother to never cut her beautiful golden hair. When a prince hears her beautiful singing and is drawn to the tower, Persinette must decide whether to heed her mother’s warning or believe the charming prince. Sponsors! Hello Fresh - For $30 off your first week of Hello Fresh, visit HelloFresh.com/parcasttales30 and enter the code PARCASTTALES30 Hungryroot - Go...

Duration:00:48:00

16: Thumbelina

7/21/2018
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Thumbelina is a girl no bigger than a human thumb. Due to her small stature, she is very attractive to animals, who try to kidnap and marry her. Among her suitors: a toad, a beetle, and a mole. Yet, the one with whom she connected most was the swallow she nursed back to health. Would the swallow allow Thumbelina to be taken by another animal, or would they live happily ever after? Sponsors! Hungryroot - Go to Hungryroot.com and use the promo code TALES for $25 off each of your first 2...

Duration:00:45:18

15: The Nightingale

7/7/2018
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The Emperor requests that his kitchen maid, Mei, bring to him the nightingale whose melody is so sweet that she can make your heart dance. Mei finds the bird, and the Emperor is so impressed that he invites the bird to stay and sing forever. But when the Emperor receives a wind-up bird who sings a different and more beautiful song, he doesn't realize that the choice between them will become a matter of life and death. Sponsors! Serial Killers Live Tour - Buy your seats early so that we...

Duration:00:40:40

14: Momotaro

6/23/2018
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Momotaro is a brave Japanese boy adopted by a childless couple, after they find him inside of a peach. Years later, Momotaro says goodbye to his family to defeat the Oni (demons or ogres) who live on a distant island. With the help of a dog, a pheasant, and a monkey, Momotaro finds their castle. Will Momotaro’s bravery be enough to defeat the black magic of the Oni? Sponsors! HungryRoot - Go to Hungryroot.com and use the promo code TALES for $25 off each of your first 2 deliveries.

Duration:00:41:37

13: The Tinderbox

6/9/2018
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A soldier returning from battle steals a magical Tinderbox from a witch. He uses the Tinderbox to bring himself more riches than he could have ever imagined. But what he wanted more than anything, was a chance to meet the Princess. So he used the Tinderbox to not only meet the princess, but also to become King. Sponsors! HungryRoot - To try for yourself, just go to Hungryroot.com and use the promo code TALES for $25 off each of your first 2 deliveries for a total savings of $50 Starz -...

Duration:00:40:22

12: Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves III

5/26/2018
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After having his first revenge plot foiled, Massood, captain of the thieves, swore revenge against Ali Baba, the man who killed 37 of his men. What Massood didn’t account for was that Ali Baba was not their killer. But he would soon figure out who was. Sponsors! Parcast Newsletter - Go to Parcast.com and sign up for our newsletter to never miss any Parcast news!

Duration:00:35:01

11: Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves II

5/19/2018
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Massood, captain of the thieves, concocts a plan to get even with Ali Baba for stealing riches from his cave. Posing as a weary oil merchant, he asks Ali Baba for a place to stay and store his 37 jars of oil. But not all the jars are full of oil... This surprise episode is brought to you AD-FREE as a thank you for your support.

Duration:00:32:47

10: Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves

5/12/2018
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Ali Baba, a modest wood chopper, finds a stolen fortune in a magical cave, but can't keep the secret from his greedy brother. The next time he visits the cave, he is greeted not by robbers, but by the corpse of his dead brother. Will Ali Baba be next? Sponsors! Hello Fresh - For $30 off your first week of Hello Fresh, visit HelloFresh.com/parcasttales30 and enter the code PARCASTTALES30!

Duration:00:46:35

10: The Pied Piper Of Hamelin

4/28/2018
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A town in Germany had a serious rat infestation, and turned to a mysterious visitor to fix their problem. The piper played his magical fife to lure the rats to a certain doom, but the mayor reneged on the payment he promised for the service. Months later, when the piper returned, he used his powers to seek revenge... Sponsors! ModCloth - Go to Modcloth.com and enter code TALES for 15% off your purchase of $100 or more. Hurry this offer expires on June 29th, 2018!

Duration:00:35:24

8: Mulan

4/14/2018
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The tale of Hua Mulan seems simple: she was a devoted daughter who risked her life to become a warrior in place of her father. She returned from war a hero. But an older version of this tale is dark and complex, featuring death, betrayal, and a tragic ending.

Duration:00:36:42

7: The Ugly Duckling

3/31/2018
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In this classic story of metamorphosis, a young duckling struggles to fit in with everyone around him. He goes off on his own, only to find his feelings of depression deepen. Will he ever find the peace he is searching for, and a place where he belongs? Sponsors! Female Criminals - Search for Female Criminals on your favorite podcast directory, listen, and subscribe! Or visit Parcast.com/CRIMINALS to start listening now. Away - For $20 off a suitcase, visit awaytravel.com/tales and use...

Duration:00:37:36

6: Bluebeard

3/17/2018
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A key. A forbidden locked door. And bloody secrets. A cautionary tale, Bluebeard warns of the danger of rich men with unchecked powers, and of the deadly risk to women who become disobedient. Sponsors! Someone Knows Something - Subscribe to the Someone Knows Something podcast at cbc.ca/SKS. Someone Knows Something is not a Parcast podcast. Female Criminals - Listen to Female Criminals now on your favorite podcast directory. Or visit Parcast.com/CRIMINALS to start listening now.

Duration:00:49:30