Growing up an impoverished young ne’er-do-well, Aladdin is recruited by a sorcerer from the Maghreb. What seems like a sorcerer’s goodwill soon reveals itself as a hidden agenda and a quest for a magic lamp.
Bonus: Today In True Crime - Zodiac Killer
On this day in 1969, the Zodiac Killer’s last confirmed victim was shot and killed.
Introducing: MYTHICAL MONSTERS, Vanessa's new show!
The great heroes of myth are known throughout the world. Their deeds are legendary. But what would these champions be without obstacles in their path? Dragons, sea serpents, giants, demons...they aren't merely foils to the hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. Our new podcast, MYTHICAL MONSTERS, tells the stories of these beasts and asks what they represent to mankind.
In this episode, we look at the legendary Kraken! To listen to the rest of this episode subscribe to MYTHICAL MONSTERS on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Cinderella: Ye Xian
Ye Xian had an ideal childhood - raised by the wife of the village chief, she wanted for nothing. But when sudden tragedy strikes her family, she is left in the care of a stepmother who despises her. In this ancient Chinese telling of Cinderella, it is a magical fish, not a fairy godmother, that grants Ye Xian her happy ending.
All Tales Episodes Now Available!
Thank you for being a loyal listener! We’re excited to announce all Parcast Network episodes older than 6 months are now available for free on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.