Episode 60: Tarot (with Jolie Kerr)

Episode 60: Tarot (with Jolie Kerr)

Spread out the deck and think about your intentions. You flip a card. Jokes ensue. We’re joined this week by cleanliness expert and Tarot lover, Jolie Kerr, who navigates us through the basics of Tarot, the history of the cards, and some Church Intrigue. Meanwhile, we joke about the supernatural skill of playing Bridge and Mahjong, the cards talking shit about your friends, and how the Rosetta Stones solved all problems.

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Episode 59: Lạc Long Quân and Au Cơ

Episode 59: Lạc Long Quân and Au Cơ

Sometimes on Spirits we get stories that just have everything - action, monsters, romance, actual history, and empowering depictions of women. The story of Lạc Long Quân and Au Cơ is one of those lucky legends we’ve stumbled upon. We discuss amicable conscious uncoupling, Pokemon inspiration, Taco Bell’s new stolen slogan, and rage against (certain) Shakespeare productions. And hey, remember, you ARE the box.

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Episode 58: Your Urban Legends V

Episode 58: Your Urban Legends V

You sent us some great stories this week: protective women spirits, murderous otters, toe-crunching bear grannies, and so many more! Amanda explains what the ideal ghost roommate would be like. Julia pitches an article series on accidentally dating cryptids. Eric grapples with what it would be like to have a ghost host. We all argue over horrifying ways one can incorporate chicken legs into your look.

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Episode 56: King Arthur (with Christian Madera)

Episode 56: King Arthur (with Christian Madera)

The Arthurian Canon is sacred to some people—so you know we’ve got a lot of jokes about it. We dive into the nitty gritty with special guest Christian Madera as we talk about why self-insert fanfiction is questionable, even in the Middle Ages; how OT3s can solve all problems; how freaky historians can get; and why “whiskey” is a word that transcends language.

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Episode 55: Yuki-onna

Episode 55: Yuki-onna

Winter is here, and with it blows the cold wind of something spooky. We tell the sad tale of the Yuki-onna, a spirit of a woman who froze to death in the icy cold, who comes back seeking the warmth that will destroy her. We spin a tale of Amanda’s future bed & breakfast, redefine what a terrible Hallmark card would be, talk pre-blizzard strategies, and more!

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Episode 53: Sedna & Inuit Shapeshifters

Episode 53: Sedna & Inuit Shapeshifters

Bundle up from the cold as we tell you some of our favorite stories from Inuit mythology. We tell the relatable story of how a woman goes from a horrible marriage and overbearing father to being the queen of the sea and underworld. Then we dive into the land where the  spirit and human worlds are blurred, and shapeshifters lurk among us. Featuring conquering mountains, kawaii children snatchers, motivational fish posters, and more!

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Episode 52: NBA Conspiracies (with Mike Schubert & Eric Silver)

Episode 52: NBA Conspiracies (with Mike Schubert & Eric Silver)

We’re busy cooking and prepping for family coming into town, so our good goofy friends volunteered to take over the podcast for the week! Even if you don’t love basketball (just don’t tell Mike), we know you all love a good conspiracy theory. So stick around for sweet burns on our hosts, how many envelopes fit on the head of a needle, Yu-Gi-Oh Heart of the Cards-ing things, and why EVERYONE should love Space Jam.

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Episode 51: Zeus

Episode 51: Zeus

You’ve heard us mention Zeus, but today you’re going to know why we consider him the Fuckfather of all Fuckboys. We talk about how Hera’s just doing her job, how Homer kept grudges like a forlorn high school senior, long cons like Ocean’s Eleven, and more! To sum things up, toxic masculinity sucks.

Content Warning: Discussion of sexual assault. If this is a topic you’d like support about, head over to http://rainn.org to learn about free resources available to you.

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