The Arabian Nights are a touchstone of popular storytelling, a collection of folk tales, morality parables, and romps through the medieval Asian landscape that have fascinated and compelled readers and listeners the world over for centuries. Here is one such tale, that is many tales.
A conversation with religious scholar, writer and Toronto culture icon Anthony Oliveira accompanied by a story about the history of angels cast out of heaven.
Baba Yaga is one of the most fascinating and strange folkloric entities, so for this episode of Breakfast with Gilgamesh, i tried something a little different. i hope you enjoy it!
Episode 4: The Stone Monkey The fourth episode of Breakfast with Gilgamesh tells the origin story of Son Wu kong, perhaps the most beloved figure in all of Chinese literature.
Episode 3: The Epic of Horus and Set The third episode of Breakfast with Gilgamesh covers the strange and incredible epic of the god-hero Horus and his fight with his uncle, the evil desert god Set.
Episode 2: The Archer The second episode of Breakfast with Gilgamesh covers the adventures of a certain english rogue and his band of merry men. you can check the show out on iTunes, Spotify and Google Podcasts!
Episode One: The Secret Story The first episode of BREAKFAST WITH GILGAMESH is now available on itunes and spotify. each episode, I perform a myth in the tradition of the oral storyteller. This episode, we visit ancient Mesopotamia, to tell a secret story that everyone knows…