Actress Natalie D'Alacio lends her knowledge of the arcane to books 5-7 of the Aenied. There are games, dark rituals, and underwhelming curse revelations.
Before jumping back into Virgil's Aenied, Paul hits Sarah with a Pop quiz about Roman Gods versus their Greek Counterparts. Then the poo hits the fan when as things heat up between Dido and Aeneas. Cross your fingers and hope this one ends up well.
Paul and Sarah dip their toes into Roman mythology as they begin Virgil's Classic tale about a wayward Trojan whose descendents would found Rome. Actor Jeff Torres joins in to add his two cents while looking like Adonis in a t-shirt.
The Delightful Ken Brown joins Sarah and Paul in determining the morals of Aesop's classic tales. We go beyond Tortoises and Hares and into the bizarre and Obscure.
Paul drags Sarah back into the Trojan War to give her the run down on Shakespeare's og fanfiction: Troilus And Cressida.
Mythunderstood talks about Spirits, not spooky or alcoholic, but the embodiment of human characteristics that flit about the heavens. Dyllan Christopher lends his voice to the discussion revolving around Truth, Deceit, Oath, and Criticism.
Topics of bloody revenge continues when Paul tells the tale and prehistory of Elektra to a duo of Sarahs. In addition to Sarah Oliver, Mythunderstood is joined by the lovely and hilarious Sarah Martellaro.
On the heels of Sarah seeing Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, Paul tells Sarah another tale of Bloody revenge: The gruesome end of the Odyssey.
Boy if you thought Circe and Odysseus got steamy, Calypso raises the bar. Also, what's been up with Odysseus's fam, Penelope and Telemachus? Sarah and Paul investigate.
Nathaniel "Natty" Wicks joins Sarah and Paul in the next installment of Odysseus's famous journey. We're going to hell and back and talking to the dead while we're at it!
Circe (or Kirke) is in the docket as Paul continues to take Sarah on the fantastic voyage of The Odyssey. It's a story of female power and animal transformation.
Actress Noelle Ann Mabry joins Paul and Sarah as they dive into the Homeric Tale that made Odysseus a household name. There are lotus drugs, angry giants, and saucy cyclopes.
At the spurring of a couple of listeners, Paul dedicates an episode to the maiden demi-goddesses of Trees, Rivers, Lakes, and/or Honey Bees. Sarah's got a lot of questions and Paul has *some* answers. Joined by Artist/Illustrator Melinda Tracy Boyce of Cactus Club Paper!
Kate Compton joins Sarah and Paul in wrapping up the war that will never end. It's got beloved favorites like Memnon, Penthesilea, and a big wooden horse the Trojans should've seen coming.
Hector is here to talk about Hector with his old friends Paul and Sarah. Yes, for the first time ever, Hector is both the guest and the subject as Mythunderstood tackles the Illiad.
Paul hectors Sarah and guest Chris Lewis with tales of beach battles, a tricksy Odysseus, more "wisdom" from the seer Calchas, and Patroclus and Achilles's (disputed) sweet sexy man-love. If you're waiting for the big wooden horse, see you next time.
It's all about the woman who was always right and never believed. I'm talking about Cassandra, the prophet and definitely not Sarah. Paul approaches the Trojan War with more shenanigans about Achilles and psychopath Apollo.
Special guests, Tony Gonzalez and Sam Johnides sandwich this episode with a sneak peek of their musical about Orpheus and Eurydice, "Happily Ever Under." Tales of Achilles, Odysseus, Helen, and Patroclus make up the delicous meat and veggies. And as always, voices and improv are the savory condiments. Now I really want a sandwich.
Paul and Sarah gear up for the epic Trojan War by setting up the Prehistory of Peleus and the Judgement of Paris. Featuring the delights of an HBO series, gratuitous sex and nudity.
More commonly known as Cupid and Psyche, Paul recounts to Sarah a tale of love, lust, vengeful mothers, and helpful insects.