Mythology

Episode 32 - Korean Myths and Mythstakes with Steven and Melanie Moore

On this episode of Drunk Mythology, Krista and Christian are joined by Melanie and Steven Moore on a journey to Jeju Island for a soju driven dive into a Korean Creation Myth. Where we pose several questions with no answers like: Where did the Rooster Emperors go? How many animals does it take to beat 4 and 30,000 naughty boys? Are there multiple Willow Trees? Join us to hear how Korea got its creation back. It'll be...Amazing. 

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 31 - Finn McCool: Rebel without a Giant's Causeway

Are you too Finn McCool for school? Are you ready for the giant fight of the century? In the Irish corner, Finn McCool and his clever lady Oona, the pride and joy and baby boy of the Emerald Isle. And in the Scottish corner, one giant, two names, the one, the only --- Benandonner the big red giant. Tonight these giants will build bridges and break bread and cry and then run away like giant babies.

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 30 - The Shahnameh Chronicles Pt. 3: The Return of the King Kavus

Make way listeners for Prince Rostam! Here is the final chapter of our series on Iranian poet Firdawsi's Shahnameh with special guests and Persian culture & mythology experts, Katie Scott and Damir Siahkoohi.

Heroic Prince Rostam labors away, beating local villagers and saving the foolhardy King Kavus who has been blinded and kidnapped by the evil white demon *cough* King Theoden and Sarumon *cough*. Rakash and Rostam rescue the king of Mazandaran and go off onto many more adventures, like accidentally committing filicide and eventually succumbing to siblicide after 600 years of living that rock & roll prince lifestyle. And we say goodbye to our special guests Katie and Damir who have been with us for this 60,000 couplet ride.

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 29 - The Shahnameh Chronicles Pt. 2: The True Prince of Persia with Katie Scott and Damir Siahkoohi

We continue our dive into Firdawsi's Shahnameh with special guests and Persian culture & mythology experts, Katie Scott and Damir Siahkoohi.

In this part 2, we follow the one, the only, the true Prince of Persia. Hero-prince Rostam will go across deserts and mountains in order to fall asleep in some reeds to maybe save King Kai Kavus. Rostam will meet the beautiful princess Tahmina and then leave her for a horse. Along the way, that faithful horse Rakash will fight lions and dragons, while Rostam kills a sheep and fights all of Fleetwood Mac. We'll have one final part to come, so keep listening!

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 28 - The Shahnameh Chronicles Pt. 1 with Katie Scott and Damir Siahkoohi

Shananananaha Shanameh we got multi-part series that starts today. Special guests and resident Persian culture & mythology experts, Katie Scott and Damir Siahkoohi, tell us about Firdawsi and his epic 60,000 couplet book, the Shahnameh --- the Book of Kings.

In part 1, we dive into the history of Firdawsi, the Shahnameh and the first part of the epic tome. Featuring bad dads and magical eagle moms, a more practical Rapunzel, 30 days of weddings with ropes and drinking, some sweet, sweet, albino baby Benjamin Buttons, and a whole mess of sexy blacksmiths.

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 27 - You're Welcome, Maui

Hey listeners, hey listeners! Make way, make way! We've got a story or two, about Maui's feats for you. Disney copyrights aside, he raised islands from the tide. Who needs more time for fun? Maui's gonna pull the sun. A little too cool in your seat? Maui's gonna bring the heat. Who needs anyone else, when Maui's all you need. And talk about coconuts? Maui made the trees. We've got the stories, about Maui.

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 26 - Pokemon of the Old Testament with Sam Lemberger

Leviathan, Behemoth and Ziz walk into a bar on this week's Drunk Mythology with special guest Sam Lemberger. Together we drink and discuss the three's company of Old Testament Monsters who evolved into the Weather Trio of Pokemon legend. That's right Drunk Mythologists, it's a Pokemon episode! Get ready to learn about the true origins of Kyogre, Groudon and Rayquaza. I swear to Arceus we are telling the truth.

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 25 - God of War Lore pt. 2

This week, we are continuing our God of War lore series. We cover the events of God of War 2 and 3, breaking down Kratos' many journeys to the underworld and his unquenchable bloodlust for murdering every god, goddess, demigod, monster, and hero of the classical Greek tradition. Get ready for the ultimate showdown of ultimate destroying Olympus and find out what's in Pandora's box. Don't get your hopes up --- It's deicide.

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 24 - God of War Lore

On the high holiday, in honor of today's release of the latest entry in the God of War franchise, we are talking about Kratos, God of War and its connection to actual Greek mythology. In this first part of our two-part God of War Lore series, we take on the first God of War game and the beef between Kratos and Ares. We talk about how the Ghost of Sparta got his name, Pandora got her box, and Ares got his mustache!

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Bonus Episode - Drunk Mythology Abridged

It's Drunk Mythology Abridged! We're taking a little break this week because we got god shit to do. Please enjoy our vacation away message bonus in which we explain nothing about why we are so busy. Listen for updates and shameless plugs for sponsors, the Lizzie Mcguire movie, and listener love.

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 23 - The Resplendent Quetzalcoatl

The Resplendent Quetzalcoatl bird is the word this week. Learn about the feathered serpent dragon-bird god who can do it all and did it all for the Mesoamerican societies before Hernan Cortes and Spain came to wreck shit. Featuring hot sauce and horrible pronunciations.

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 22 - Journey to the West, I thought you said Weast

Continuing our epic saga of the Journey to the West, we introduce our hero monk, all around good guy Tang Xuanzang, bestowed upon the heavenly quest to get Buddha's latest scrolls, the Tripitaka from the West and take them back East, to bring Buddhism and enlightenment to the land. He'll have help from epic guest stars like the Boddhisatvas Kuan Yin and Lingji, as well as the Gold Star of Venus. With his new quest, which is also now his title, Tripitaka will journey to the West through dangerous mountains and rivers together with his disciples who he must gather to join his Tripitaka Team: Pigsy, as Face. Tripitaka, as Hannibal. Sandy, as Mad Dog Murdock. And Sun Wukong as B.A. Barracas. And featuring: Dragon, as Horse.

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 21 - Sun Wukong, the Dankey Kang

Happy Year of the Dog! To celebrate we are journeying to the East, to bring to you the Journey to the West! We start this epic saga like the Chinese myth itself, with the Stone Monkey, the Handsome Monkey King, the Demon Monkey King, the Keeper of the Heavenly Horses, the Great Sage Equal to Heaven, the... You get it. Sun Wukong, he who is awakened to emptiness and immortal AF. He will defy the Jade Emperor, Dragons, Heaven and Hell, Lao Tzu, the enlightened Gautama Buddha himself, and he'll even duke it out with the lead singer of Third Eye Blind, Erlang Shen!

Listening, subscribing, and giving us them good, good Apple Podcast ratings will grant you one ticket to Immortalfest 2018! Coming soon to the heavens near you!

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 20 - The Baba Yaga Saga

The Baba Yaga is the OG Queen Bee of bad witches! 1 Part Fairy Godmother, 1 Part Boogeyman, add in a dash of Russian folklore and boom, you've got a recipe for the arch-crone herself and the topic of this week's episode!

Find out all about her, her badass house, her badass servants, her badass self, and her badass exploits as we tell how this Fairy Boogeyman helps Vasilisa the beautiful in a Russian Cinderella story.

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.

Episode 15 - All I Want for Saturnalia is Yule

Yule want to listen to this episode and our whole Holiday party pack of episodes coming to you in the month of December! It's Yuletide and Saturnalia all in one this week. We hope you are ready to lose your togas and don your pileus caps! Gather your wine and your wassail, take a seat and light the log and party for at least a week to celebrate Saturn and the Golden Age of Man in our favorite Roman Holiday, Saturnalia!

We're not limiting this celebration just to Classical Rome. No sir! It's not a Yuletide party until you've ridden your Sleipnir with Odin all the way up and down the heims for a raucous season of the hunt.

Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.