Episode 16: How a Man Was Bewitched and Had His Head Shaved by Foxes
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 involves 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 * Max Baskin -...
Episode 15: Why Coyote Stopped Imitating His Friends
Culture: Caddo (Native North American) Based on a story by: Unknown Summary: A story about a spider whose eyes are too big for his stomach and his legs. 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, LJ Donnell, Max Baskin, and...
Episode 14: Why Anansi Has Eight Thin Legs
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 * David Saylor - Child Monkey * Don Davenport - Father Monkey * Kjatar Tavishen - Anansi * LJ Donnell - Rabbit * Thomas Sixten - Narrator Special Guests: Boston Moss, David Allen, David Saylor, Don Davenport,...
Episode 13: Maui Snares The Sun
Culture: Polynesian Based on a story by: W.D. Westervelt Summary: A story of when Maui unlocked the underworld’s door to the heavens, he thought he was doing a great good for his people. But when the sun, a thoughtless creature of heat and light, brings calamity to his people, Maui finds his work is far from finished. Production: * Writer - LJ Donnell * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - DJ Drummond Players: * Chris G. - Mother * Greg Zumbrook - Villager 3 * Lisa Watson - Vatea,...
Episode 8: The Island Of Skeletons
Culture: North American Native American Based on a Story by: Margaret Compton Summary: A story about how a young boy’s kindness helps him to overcome adversity. Production: * Editor: LJ Donnell * Director - Hank Romanesco * Engineer - DJ Drummond Players: * Aine Connelly - Giant 1 * Don Davenport - The Man * John Donnell - Red Shell * LJ Donnell - The Skeleton * Marcia Litt - Narrator * Matt "Olaf" Hinton - Giant 2 * Sara Davenport - Big Wave * Scooter - Wild Sage Special Guests: Aine...
Episode 3: Why The Sea Is Salt
Culture: Norway Based on a Story by: Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe Summary: The tale of two brothers' misadventure with a magical handmill. Production: * Writer: Scooter * Director: Hank Romanesco * Engineer: DJ Drummond Players: * Aine Connelly - Poor Brother's Wife * Andrew Whitby - Poor Brother * Brannen - Narrator * Chris G - Rich Brother * Matt “Olaf” Hinton - Skipper * Morgan Hazelwood - Rich Brother's Wife * Scott Smith - Old Man Special Guests: Aine Connelly, Andrew...