Myths Your Teacher Hated Podcast
About This Show
This is the Myths Your Teach Hated, a bi-weekly podcast where I tell the stories of cultures around the world in all of their original, bloody, uncensored glory. Modern tellings of these stories have become dry and dusty, but I’ll be trying to breathe new life into them.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 4 - When God Gives You Murder, Make Murder-Aid
This week on MYTH, it's a story near and dear to my heart; it's the Norse account of the invention of beer. It's everything you'd expect a Viking story about alcohol to be! It has Odin being a sneaky dick (because sky gods are assholes), Thor doing a bad job of being sneaky, and fights with giant sea monsters. If you saw the Marvel movies and wondered if Thor could really be that much of a meathead, this episode will answer that with an unequivocal YES. Then, in Gods and Monsters, it's the story of the Draugr, a viking version of the revenant. It's a terrifying zombie capable of a ludicrous number of terrible things because the Norse never did things by half measures.