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A bite sized look into the monsters of global folklore, cryptozoology and mythology with your host, Erin. Jump in and learn about your favourite monsters from Gorgons to Kelpies, to Wendigos to Bigfoot. Stay spooky every Thursday with a new episode with a new monster from another culture. Get in touch on Twitter at @mythmonsterspod

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Davy Jones

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08/24/23 • 20 min

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In this week's episode, we're heading out to the seven seas for the nautical legend of Davy Jones! How does this monster relate to a pub owner in England back in the 1700's? What really is Davy Jones' Locker? Find out this week!

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08/24/23 • 20 min

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Ammit

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02/24/22 • 13 min

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For this week's episode - we're heading back over to Ancient Egypt to look at the fiercesome goddess of the Underworld and Devourer of Hearts, Ammit. What Egyptian creatures is this monster made up of? How is she linked to the underworld? Find out this week!

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02/24/22 • 13 min

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Shayatin

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06/29/23 • 18 min

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For this week's episode, we're looking at a monster, not from a place, but from a religion - the Shayatin from Islamic folklore! Just in time for Eid, how do these monsters try to tempt Muslims from the right path? How can you catch one if you find one stalking you? Find out this week!

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06/29/23 • 18 min

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Hippocampus

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05/11/23 • 17 min

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In this week's episode, we're looking at the legendary water horse, the Hippocampus! How does Achilles' mum get her hands on one of these? Why would one save you from drowning? Find out this week!

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05/11/23 • 17 min

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Phoenix

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02/03/22 • 16 min

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In this week's episode, we're looking at the legendary Phoenix from Greek mythology! How do these amazing firebirds get their name? How are they linked to two other legendary birds? Find out this week!

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02/03/22 • 16 min

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02/17/22 • 16 min

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Happy Valentines Day! We're looking at one of the sexier demons in mythology this week, and delving into the world of the Succubus from religious mythology! How did these demons convince men to sleep with them? Why are they associated with sleep paralysis? Find out this week!
NOTE: This episode, whilst not including swears - does obviously contain explicit material in regards to this monster's MO. I've not formally marked it as explicit on the podcast - but I would advise parental permission before listening if under 18.

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02/17/22 • 16 min

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Mermaids

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05/05/22 • 22 min

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Come be part of my world this week as we explore the wonderful Mermaids from basically world mythology? How did fisherman mistake manatees for them back in the day? Is the Starbucks logo a mermaid or a siren, or something else entirely? Find out this week!

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05/05/22 • 22 min

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Gorgons

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03/25/21 • 16 min

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It's our first episode - how exciting!
Come and learn about the Gorgons of Greek mythology with me - I'll be telling you all about Stheno, Euryale and Medusa and how they became the fierce threesome we know today.

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03/25/21 • 16 min

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Harpies

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03/03/22 • 21 min

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Tune into this week to hear all about the horrifying Harpies from Greek mythology! How did this monster get turned into a misogynistic insult? What did the Harpies do for the Gods? Find out this week!

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03/03/22 • 21 min

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Slenderman

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01/20/22 • 16 min

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In this episode, we're focusing on the legendary cryptid Slenderman from American cryptozoology! How did this cryptid end up in folklore in the first place? How does it haunt it's victims into madness? Find out this week!

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You can find us on -
Myth Monsters Website: https://mythmonsters.co.uk
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01/20/22 • 16 min

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FAQ

How many episodes does Myth Monsters have?

Myth Monsters currently has 131 episodes available.

What topics does Myth Monsters cover?

The podcast is about Culture, Mythology, Society & Culture, History, Podcasts, Monsters, Philosophy and Folklore.

What is the most popular episode on Myth Monsters?

The episode title 'Davy Jones' is the most popular.

What is the average episode length on Myth Monsters?

The average episode length on Myth Monsters is 18 minutes.

How often are episodes of Myth Monsters released?

Episodes of Myth Monsters are typically released every 7 days.

When was the first episode of Myth Monsters?

The first episode of Myth Monsters was released on Mar 25, 2021.

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Informative, well researched, wonderfully presented with humour and quirky insights that make this show my current favourite! Rating this 10 out of 5 stars!!

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Glad I stumbled upon this podcast! Very interesting and great subject matter. Well thought out perfectly told!

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Simply Delightful…that’s how I think of Erin and this podcast. Quick in-depth episodes packed full of info on Monsters, their mythos and how they may still connect to modern day. Give this series a listen. Erin is a treasure of a host and I can’t wait to hear more from her.

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