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This week, the Gals get a crash course in cryptozoology, fae, and foxy men…literally. Our very own SFX Kim (aka Kim Alexander) joins us today to celebrate the release of her new book! Also, check our Instagram where we are running a contest to name one of Kim’s characters. You can win all three ebooks in her series.…
 
Today’s tale should make Cait VERY happy because this episode is all about MURDER. Yes, today’s myth is the death of Balder, prettiest of the gods, at the hands of our favorite Trickster, Loki. Although, was Loki ACTUALLY the one to blame here? You be the judge. I have a feeling Balder was asking for it…no, really. He literally asked for it…you’ll …
 
Kim shows up to work and finds the office empty. Stepping over the charred ashes of what was a branch of holly, the names of the others echo off the remnants of holiday festivities. Then she spies someone curled up, asleep, under Other Jenn's desk... (I was sick with a bad cold! But also, f*ck the Romans. - Cait) *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've…
 
The Gals kick off the new year by revisiting the multi-part origin story of the Greeks. Totally metal humans, Zeus gets ideas (yikes), and Prometheus is definitely a middle child. Yup, it's part 3 of the Greek creation myth! And how do Highlights magazine and the pineapple from the tv show Psych fit in? You’ll just have to listen to find out. This …
 
We made it to 50 episodes! As a celebration, the gals (including SFX Kim) get together, talk their favorite moments, and spill the beans on what's coming in 2022! *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods on the gods, so join Cait, Original Gen, the Other Jenn, and SFX Kim as they spike and spill all the divine tea! If you'd like to support…
 
It's mostly about booze and setting sh*t on fire. But who doesn't enjoy that? Cait goes full Celtic pagan (meaning drinks a lot of whiskey), including a LIVE "Not to F*cking Scale" moment, Professor Cait mini-lecture, and attempts to keep the dogs (I'm looking at you, Meadow) from catching on fire. Eric is also present with the sacred ceremonial bl…
 
Everybody loves baking during the holiday season. Just don't expect reproductive-organ-shaped Christmas cookies to be popular at the office cookie swap. Welcome to the ancient Greek winter solstice. *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods on the gods, so join Cait, Original Gen, the Other Jenn, and SFX Kim as they spike and spill all the …
 
Thor just can't catch a break, and once again, it's not our Loki's fault—he's just there for the buffet, literally. Poor Thor is stuck dealing with more giants (WHY are there always giants?), shady bets, and bench pressing cats. On top of it all, Thor has to figure out if that's just a really long drinking horn, or if his host is just really happy …
 
It's technically still Norsevember, and Original Gen decided she'd had enough of Professor Cait trying to act like Greece had something to do with it (it totally does). Today, we get a classic Thor and Loki adventure, in which we meet giants (WHY are there always giants?), Thor shows us why he is the worst travel agent ever, we examine ancient Nors…
 
One more Greek Norsevember episode! Pytheas the Greek makes it to the Tin Islands, takes a detour to Thule, makes the Gals seasick, and spends the rest of history getting slandered by the Romans. (F*ck the Romans). This episode has it all: ancient Frenchmen, lost books, icebergs, and more. *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods on the go…
 
The Vikings liked two things: pillaging and carving stuff in stones. WHETHER IT WAS THEIRS OR NOT (we're looking at you, Halfdann!). This week, for GREEK NORSEVEMBER, the Gals look at the literary lindworms describing Vikings in Greece! *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods on the gods, so join Cait, Original Gen, the Other Jenn, and SF…
 
It may be Norsevember for everyone, but for the Gals, it's GREEK NORSEVEMBER where we try to find the threads that connect ancient Greece and ancient Scandinavia! Professor Cait takes a trip down the Amber Road from the ancient Baltic Sea regions all the way down to ancient Ethiopia. Along the way, we learn why auto insurance has ALWAYS been so exp…
 
After being gone for a week, Cait makes quite the comeback in full Professor mode teaching us all about ravens and crows. And somewhere in there, she manages to relate it to Mythology while Other Jenn works up a job listing that has some interesting tests as part of the application process. Non-corvids need not apply. *** From Olympus to Valhalla, …
 
When Cait's away, the Gen/Jenns will play. This episode has life hacks, discussions on leeches in modern medicine, Viking battle reenactments, and TikTok spice rankings that push Other Jenn one step from starting a spreadsheet. This episode has it all! Well, except Cait. And here's the link for Original Gen's Audiobook which we talk about: https://…
 
Poor Davelis Cave in Greece. It's just doing its own thing, trying to live its best cave life. But pagan partying, brigands, conspiracies, and some pure WTF keep complicating things. Listen now to an especially weird and spooky October special! *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods on the gods, so join Cait, Original Gen, the Other Jenn…
 
For the Gals' Spooktacular Spooktober, Cait treats (tricks?) everyone to a Roman ghost story. But, as always, f*ck the Romans, because they can't even write a ghost story without being whiny, long-winded, melodramatic little crybabies. Still, there's a dash of true crime, hairdressing, the relative size of giant jugs, and multiple reverse-origin st…
 
'Thrymskvitha,' or the Theft of Mjolnir, is a myth that has everything: Thor, Thor angry, Thor blaming Loki, Thor having to dress in women's clothes...but maybe this story is really about a giant who is just looking for a little love, or how you should never underestimate a 'woman's' appetite...or maybe, how it's not really Loki's fault (it totally…
 
It's another triggery, rage-inducing Zeus-is-a-super-dick-and-not-in-a-good-way story. It even has more bovine elements. Seriously, the ancient Greeks are just plagiarizing themselves at this point. But come along for the really long ride/swim of the tale of Europa (who probably read Ferdinand the Bull one too many times as a kid), and why someone …
 
Original Gen clearly has it in for our listeners because it's another reading. This week, it's Vafthruthnismal, or Odin's contest with the Riddle-Weaver. It's a Ravenclaw-off between OG and Other Jenn as they struggle through the worst riddles ever. Cait channels Frigg, who was just done with Odin from the get-go. Also, head over to our PATREON for…
 
This one is gonna make you mad. Almost as mad as Cait. Basically, Zeus is caught f*cking someone who isn't Hera (SURPRISE!), Hera needs anger management, and at the "tail" (haha) end of summer, we all feel bad for the heifer with the pest problem. Oh, and Prometheus makes a cameo, because, why not? *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods …
 
This special UNLOCKED PATREON EPISODE is a continuation of our conversation (drunken rambling) with Cat Rector, author of "The Goddess of Nothing at All." Original Gen forces us to do a live reading of the myth about Loki and an otter. And just to be up front, it doesn't end well for Loki or the otter, and it's all Loki's fault. When is it not? But…
 
This week we have our FIRST guest…author Cat Rector, who joins us to talk about her debut novel “The Goddess of Nothing at All,” Norse mythology, Sigyn as a force to be reckoned with, and domestic Loki—his favorite aprons are discussed. *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods on the gods, so join Cait, Gen, the Other Jenn, and SFX Kim as …
 
This week, I'm taking you to a hot beachside paradise where the women are goddesses and the boys are hot...and dead. On a semi-regular basis. That's right. We're talking the original cougar and her pool boy: Aphrodite and Adonis! This myth has everything - multiple origin stories, guest appearances by myths we've talked about, Zeus fucking things u…
 
You know how we say don't drive cars, chariots, or eight-legged horses? Well, this one is about the eight-legged horse. And spoiler, it's because of Loki. Save your shocked faces—we know. Get ready for gender and genetic mutations, why Jotunheim is a Starbucks, how to build a wall (nothing is new), and general...wait for it...horsing around. *** Fr…
 
Yeah, yeah, the Olympics are over. This episode is late. But it's been a hell of a week. I had surgery this week and have pain-med-induced spots and pink elephants dancing before my eyes as I type this. Blame typos on the meds. Anyway. We finish the Olympic thing with scandals and the actual sports of the ancient games. And on Patreon, we get into …
 
Forget Coachella. Forget Sochi. The REAL Olympic attendance experience (and why I will never go to a music festival) was an endurance sport all on its own. Can you make it through camping with a crowd of 40,000 with no shade, no running water, and dubious snack carts (commemorative drinking cup included)? *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the…
 
Sports massages, bureaucracy, and locker room antics. Yup, it's time for the 179th Olympiad! Oh, I'm sorry, you thought we were talking about the Tokyo Olympics? These are the Olympics, Drunk Mythology Gals-style: ancient, Greek, and naked. Also, Zeus is an attention hog. Check out our Patreon for early, ad-free episodes and bonus Deep Dives! This …
 
It’s the last Loki…for now. SFX Kim joins in for a special guest appearance. Original Gen is looking for a new purpose in life (not really, she’s just hunting season 2 details). Other Jenn is busy counting ALL THE POMPEIAN GOATS she won. And Cait can’t get past her rage at Hogwarts on a planetoid with stupid gravity rules. Also, don't forget that w…
 
We're late with this episode, and it's all Cait's fault. She was in the hospital last week with a kidney infection (she's fine now, unfortunately), and we recorded this after she got home (but was still pretty out of it, so ignore whatever she says). While Original Gen and Cait will never agree about green vs red GATORade, the important thing thoug…
 
This week's episode is a terrible game of actions and consequences, and then the gals get around to talking about Episode 4 of Loki. There are definitely NO mentions of the stupidest moon ever, no mentions at all. The gals struggle between love and hate with the highs (KNEEL!, Sif, and Team B-15!) and lows (why do the scripts feel like they were ch…
 
Part therapy, part MIND BLOWN, and part bitchy academic catfight: this episode has it all. The gals make Jungian archetype developmental theory FUN! Why were Freud and Jung such "aca-divas"? Why is everything an archetype? And why is Other Jenn crying? Here's a preview of our first Deep Dive episode. To hear the whole thing, go to Patreon.com/drunk…
 
Disney's Loki episode 3 kinda drives the gals up a wall. On the one (Hiddleston) hand, we get THE TRAIN SCENE and a landmark canon nod to LGBTQ. On the other (non-Hiddleston) hand, we get the rest of the episode, including the dumbest planetary evacuation ever. Also, don't forget that we go another FULL HOUR on the 190 Proof episode! All the Hiddle…
 
Loki is driving the gals off the deep end of comic book conspiracy theories. Does Other Jenn really know the truth about Ravonna? Why are Cait and Original Gen arguing about the identity of the "Lady Loki" at the end? Why is Mobius such a dick in this episode? And why are the gals betting with Pompeiian goats? Also, don't forget that we go another …
 
WE KNEW IT! The quickest way to crush Loki's soul is to make him work a desk job. This week, we pick up the pieces of Original Gen's brain from the explosion after the first episode of Disney+ Loki. You know you've watched it and are dying to talk about all the awkward things, and WE ARE HERE FOR YOU! Also, don't forget that we go another FULL HOUR…
 
Send in the goats. The gals discuss that time Skadi, the Jotun giantess, crashes the party of the gods and Loki is tasked with making her laugh. Of course, Loki has an emergency goat for just such an occasion. Also, who has the prettiest feet in all of Asgard? Apparently not who you think... *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods on the …
 
It's week three of celebrating tricksters in mythology (and obvy, part of Lokipalooza!). Today, we are going to hear a tale of why learning to sew is important, why you should never be a douchey houseguest, and why carpentry is sexy. It's time for the tale of Penelope, badass princess of Sparta, single mom, and a crafter that would make her #1 on P…
 
Odin: Allfather, One-Eyed, Hat-Wearer...Obviously a guy with over 200 names is up to a bit of trickery, but does he qualify as a trickster figure? The gals discuss and evidence is presented. Of course, we are still scratching our heads over a surprise interruption mid-way through the episode by Odin himself. Apparently, Loki isn't the only one who …
 
The gals are celebrating Lokipalooza this week with part 1 of a 4-part series on tricksters in mythology. Cait successfully avoids the rabbit hole of Jungian archetypes, Other Jenn crosses boundaries to be #TeamGreek this week, and Original Gen is now sad...like Loki. *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods on the gods, so join Cait, Gen,…
 
Fenrir has a craving that only hands can satisfy—and with good reason. The Aesir gods are up to no good and want to play a game with Fenrir...can he break their super, special, not-at-all-suspicious rope? Or, will he end up in a similar fate as his father, Loki? We explore the Fenrir Wolf, his parents, siblings, and the fact that he and Odin will n…
 
Happy May the Fourth - or Whatever Day, according to Original Gen. Listen as Cait and Other Jenn try to convince Original Gen that there is mythological value to Star Wars. Will they sway Original Gen into accepting this as modern mythology? Will they bring Original Gen over to the Dark Side? WILL THERE BE COOKIES? From Olympus to Valhalla, we've g…
 
What do you get when an incel sculptor decides to make his own blow-up doll and a randy Roman decides to write about it? Hint: a myth that sends Cait over the edge with rage. *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods on the gods, so join Cait, Gen, and the Other Jenn as they spike and spill all the divine tea! If you'd like to support our p…
 
The Gals do a dramatic reading of "Lokasenna." The one where Loki gets really drunk and ruins everyone’s evening of drinks and dinner with insults and spite. You know, the usual. *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods on the gods, so join Cait, Gen, and the Other Jenn as they spike and spill all the divine tea! If you'd like to support o…
 
Cait counts down the top 10 ancient Greek aphrodisiac foods. And, no matter what anyone says, bad breath and farting are NOT sexy. Also included: Zeus (no surprise) acts like a jerk. References for this episode come from: Greater than the Greeks, "10 Ancient Greek Aphrodisiacs - The Food of Love" HistoryExtra, "When beans were the food of lust" Amy…
 
Sometimes Norse myth is about Ragnarok. Other times it's just two guys screaming insults at each other across a river. Enjoy a dramatic reading of "The Hárbarðsljóð," or Harbard, a poem from the Poetic Edda where a ferryman (who is totally not Odin) roasts Thor and ruins his day. Thor is angry and confused. In other news, WE HAVE A NEW CO-HOST! The…
 
*The final renovations placeholder! Yup, and the episode we are reworking is gonna be worth it. This is Dionysus approved, baby! Party like it's 499 BCE! What do theater nerds, baguettes, and venereal disease all have in common? It's Dionysus, the original god of Netflix and chill (with wine). *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods on th…
 
*Only one more episode to re-record! And trust us, this one is worth it because we get the patron saint of our podcast: the glittery glowing boar! (Blessed be his name. Under his hoof). Pt 2 of How Thor got his Hammer...A rousing game of Secret Santa is played (spoiler: Odin was not having that golden boar), but the fun ends when Brokkr the Dwarf—w…
 
*You KNOW you want to wait for the re-recording of this, just because you want Other Jenn's reaction to the second worst boat ever. And, no one likes bad audio...which is why we're fixing it. Move over, Ragnarok, there's a new apocalypse in town. Or, maybe it's an old apocalypse. In any case, it has to do with the creation of the first man and firs…
 
*Yes, this was funny with just Cait and Original Gen. But just think how much funnier it's going to be with Other Jenn joining in! Hang in there. We are re-recording these as fast as we can! One day, Loki woke up and chose mischief...which did not end well for him. Or Sif. But definitely for Thor, who got a sweet, sweet hammer out of the deal, amon…
 
Death, despair...and some really nice jewelry. Part whatever-I-don't-even-know-anymore of the Greek creation myths. But at least this time we get the creation of woman. Say what you will, ancient Greeks, but I think we're a total step-up from a civilization of all men...and some goats. *** From Olympus to Valhalla, we've got the goods on the gods, …
 
*No snacks were harmed in the production of this "renovation" minisode. We'll put out the updated episode just as soon as Other Jenn stops playing with her chainsaw. "You're not you when you're hungry" - Loki, probably. Thiazi just wanted to ruin three gods' BBQ and gain some golden apples. He never expected to BECOME BBQ. Idunn just wanted to stay…
 
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