Episodes
Oh Muses! Help us tell the tale of a mortal who fell in love with a moon goddess. We encounter having fifty daughters, the ramifications of immortality, getting your affairs in order, Zeus’ jealousy, and eternal sleep. --- You can listen to Greeking Out early and ad free on Wondery+! Parents! The creators of THIS amazing podcast have written a New York Times bestselling tie-in book Greeking Out, featuring many tales you haven’t heard. It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and...
Published 12/22/23
Oh Muses! Today's tale is about.... well, you! The goddesses of creativity and art! We encounter bees, bees in cows, kidnapped bees, animal carcasses, revenge birds, epic poetry, dancing, and, of course, hubris. --- You can listen to Greeking Out early and ad free on Wondery+! Parents! The creators of THIS amazing podcast have written a New York Times bestselling tie-in book Greeking Out, featuring many tales you haven’t heard. It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and...
Published 12/15/23
Oh Muses! A classic hero with a classic end. Today we finalize the tale of Bellerophon and Pegasus. We encounter weapons of war, hubris, tactical retreats, and the death of a hero. --- You can listen to Greeking Out early and ad free on Wondery+! Parents! The creators of THIS amazing podcast have written a New York Times bestselling tie-in book Greeking Out, featuring many tales you haven’t heard. It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and Hellenistic as its namesake. Buy it...
Published 12/08/23
Oh Muses! Today we tell the tale of the hero Bellerophon and his trials. We encounter a chimera, a large amount of siblings, diplomatic relations, attempted horse thievery, treacherous letter writing, and a boy and his horse. --- You can listen to Greeking Out early and ad free on Wondery+! But wait, parents! The creators of THIS amazing podcast have written a New York Times bestselling tie-in book Greeking Out, featuring many tales you haven’t heard. It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing,...
Published 12/01/23
Oh Muses! Help us speak of the god of war, Ares, son of Zeus and Hera and all his bad decisions. We encounter Aphrodite getting caught being unfaithful, unruly giants, sibling fights, vaguely worded prophecies, and forgotten family members. --- You can listen to Greeking Out early and ad free on Wondery+! But wait, parents! The creators of THIS amazing podcast have written a New York Times bestselling tie-in book Greeking Out, featuring many tales you haven’t heard. It’s every bit as...
Published 11/24/23
Oh Muses! Help us in our travels to the Philippines to tell some Filipino legends from the Tagalog and Bicol regions. We encounter arguing pixie sisters, many dialects, strategic lullabies and why it’s never a good idea to sleep on the job. --- You can listen to Greeking Out early and ad free on Wondery+! But wait, parents! The creators of THIS amazing podcast have written a New York Times bestselling tie-in book Greeking Out, featuring many tales you haven’t heard. It’s every bit as...
Published 11/17/23
Oh Muses! We tell some tales you already know -- of Helen, Menelaus, Odysseus, and Agamemnon -- but with secrets revealed! We encounter Herodotus, beach wrestling, cloud women, another water entity that changes shape, and lots of confusion. --- You can listen to Greeking Out early and ad free on Wondery+! But wait, parents! The creators of THIS amazing podcast have written a New York Times bestselling tie-in book Greeking Out, featuring many tales you haven’t heard. It’s every bit as...
Published 11/10/23
Oh Muses! We tell many tales of Canis lupus. In it we encounter anti-wolf propaganda, the unrequited love of a goddess, civic planning, new obsessions, and ecosystem facts. If you’re interested in other podcasts that are participating in the podcast party, here are some links – We’ll update with the specific episode links when they come out: Girl Tales: https://girltalespodcast.com/ Moment of Um: https://www.momentofum.org/ The Ten News: https://www.thetennews.com/episodes Wow in the World:...
Published 11/03/23
Oh Muses! We tell the tale of Asclepius and his heroic deeds. In it we encounter the first Cesarian section, love gone wrong, the off-stage death of a minor character, anatomically named gods, death by honey, and the perils of being the healer. --- You can listen to Greeking Out early and ad free on Wondery+! But wait, parents! The creators of THIS amazing podcast have written a New York Times bestselling tie-in book Greeking Out, featuring many tales you haven’t heard. It’s every bit as...
Published 10/27/23
This is the first episode of Disney Frozen: Forces of Nature! You can listen to the whole thing now on Wondery+, or listen as it comes out, two episodes a week, wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Amazon Music, or Spotify. Greeking Out will return on Friday! Episode description: In this episode we meet some new visitors to Arendelle, a broken waterwheel is fixed, we learn about a law of thermodynamics and star gazing brings us closer together.
Published 10/24/23
Oh Muses! Today we talk about all the gods on Mt. Olympus and beyond! In this episode we encounter some messed up family dynamics, Zeus’ many children, most of the gods on Mount Olympus, and some that aren’t. --- You can listen to Greeking Out early and ad free on Wondery+! But wait, fans! The creators of THIS amazing podcast have written a New York Times bestselling tie-in book Greeking Out, featuring many tales you haven’t heard. It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and...
Published 10/20/23
Season 9 is nigh! Coming to your ear bones on 10/20! Among the snake beings and gods and demi-gods we have some changes! We are dropping the first episode of the Disney Frozen Podcast: Forces of Nature in the feed on 10/24/23. You can listen to the rest as it comes out here: https://books.disney.com/frozenpodcast/ Also, if you want to listen to Greeking Out one week early and ad free consider a subscription to Wondery+! Finally, parents, our book is out!
Published 10/06/23
Oh Muses! Protect us as we invoke the names of the rascals of Greek Mythology who live in Tartarus. Ixion. Salmoneus. Danaides. In this episode, we encounter someone being pushed into a fire, flirting with clouds, DIY weather, wedding night murder, violations of hospitality, and double standards. Parents, leave a review to let us know what you'd like to hear from Nat Geo Kids podcasts next! —- Check out the Greeking Out book! Buy it here: https://bit.ly/greekoutbook —- National Geographic...
Published 06/23/23
Oh Muses! Help us tell the tale of Loki's monstrous offspring, Fenrir, Jormungand, and Hel. In this episode we encounter a lot of biting, a planet-size snake, kidnapping children, someone loses a hand, a human skin suit, surprisingly strong silk, and kids that are actual monsters. —- Check out the Greeking Out book! Buy it here: https://bit.ly/greekoutbook —- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. This podcast is an...
Published 06/16/23
Oh Muses! We tell the tale of the Hero Twins, the false sun Seven Macaw, and the creation of several versions of humanity. In this episode we encounter crimes against birds, severed arms, broken beaks, dental surgery, medical malpractice, and anthropomorphic astronomy. —- Check out the Greeking Out book! Buy it here: https://bit.ly/greekoutbook —- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. This podcast is an extension of...
Published 06/09/23
Oh Muses! We tell the tale of the Jade Emporer and the Chinese Zodiac. In this episode we encounter unnamed evil, lots of studying, jealous rats, word definitions, and three major belief systems. —- Check out the Greeking Out book! Buy it here: https://bit.ly/greekoutbook —- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. This podcast is an extension of the Zeus the Mighty series by Nat Geo Kids. Check Out bit.ly/ZeusOut to...
Published 06/02/23
Oh Muses! Help us continue you the tale of Odysseus trying to make his way home from the ruins of Troy. In this episode we encounter upsetting pig facts, still-mooing beef, the burdens of leadership, hungry sea monsters, and that feeling you get when one of your sailors die? But you didn’t know he was dead? And you summon a ghost from the Underworld, but instead of the ghost you summon it’s your dead sailor who you didn’t know was dead? But now you have to talk to him? And he really lets you...
Published 05/26/23
Oh Muses! Help us continue you the tale of Odysseus trying to make his way home from the ruins of Troy. In this episode we encounter upsetting pig facts, still-mooing beef, the burdens of leadership, hungry sea monsters, and that feeling you get when one of your sailors die? But you didn’t know he was dead? And you summon a ghost from the Underworld, but instead of the ghost you summon it’s your dead sailor who you didn’t know was dead? But now you have to talk to him? And he really lets you...
Published 05/19/23
Oh Muses! The winds are not kind to Odysseus and his crew in this continuation of our Odyssey retelling. In his adventuring we encounter secret windbags, exotic metal, ill-timed naps, a blinded Cyclops, cannibals, and Poseidon’s long-held grudge. Seriously, lots of cannibalism. --- Check out the Greeking Out book! Buy it here: https://bit.ly/greekoutbook —- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. This podcast is an...
Published 05/12/23
Oh Muses! Troy still looms large in the tale of Odysseus' journey home to Ithaca. Odysseus starts to tell his tale from the beginning and we encounter vengeful seas, neglecting the gods, non-linear storytelling, lotus eaters, a hostile work environment, and invasion. --- Check out the Greeking Out book! Buy it here: https://bit.ly/greekoutbook --- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. This podcast is an extension of...
Published 05/05/23
Oh Muses! This episode we finally find Odysseus and hear what he's been up to. We encounter strangers in their birthday suits, islands of birds, compassionate nymphs, consequences of actions, and Poseidon's rage. —- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. This podcast is an extension of the Zeus the Mighty series by Nat Geo Kids. Check Out bit.ly/ZeusOut to meet Zeus the Hamster and his friends—Athena the cat, Ares...
Published 04/28/23
Oh Muses! In this episode we begin the tale of the Odyssey and Odysseus' 20-year long beach trip. We encounter missing fathers, too much partying, duplicitous weaving, and withholding information for dramatic purposes. —- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. This podcast is an extension of the Zeus the Mighty series by Nat Geo Kids. Check Out bit.ly/ZeusOut to meet Zeus the Hamster and his friends—Athena the cat,...
Published 04/21/23
Oh Muses! We come to warn of another season of Greeking Out coming to your ear bones on 4/21/23! In these coming episodes we delve into the life and times of Odysseus of Ithaca and his journey home from war. Get ready for bad decisions, sea monsters, cannibals, weaving and unweaving, the anger of the gods, and lots of Hubris as we sail the wine dark sea. Greeking Out has a book coming out in the fall! Check it out here: https://bit.ly/greekoutbook —- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a...
Published 03/22/23
Oh Muses! Come hear the tale of the Oracle at Delphi. In this episode, we encounter prophetic visions, navels, Gaia’s beautiful creation gets destroyed by Olympians, and the tragic death of a majestic snake. —- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. This podcast is an extension of the Zeus the Mighty series by Nat Geo Kids. Check Out bit.ly/ZeusOut to meet Zeus the Hamster and his friends—Athena the cat, Ares the...
Published 12/02/22