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.
Paul's dad, Bob joins again as Paul and Sarah explore the man who cheated death, the man who transcended gender and... the man with the golden touch? Midas well.
Sarah and Paul are joined by their longtime friend, Chelsea, as they unpack the tales of Jason and The Argonauts. Also featuring Medea (the sorceress, as opposed to Madea, the boisterous movie character of similar name.)
The Labors wage on for our famous Hero. What will be learned in the wake of this legend? Will he be awarded with his rightful place among the gods? Will Hebe be there to serve him wine from her godly chalice? Will Eurystheus finish his petting zoo?
It's time for the labors that made a hero out of an everyday mega-strong son of Zeus. Heracles is getting discussed and Hercules is there too.
Happy New Year! Paul is just giving a quick update this week on the whereabouts of the Mythfits and what's to come in 2018!
See you in two weeks!
We had the prequel in Tantalus, and the sequel in Oedipus. Now hear the exciting chariot race that certainly happened. Featuring Joe Hospodor and Sarah's cold.
Paul's father, Bob Bianchi, sits in as Sarah and Paul tiptoe (while trying not to Freudian slip) through perhaps the most infamous Greek Myth. Sophocles is on the docket, and Oedipus wrecks it.