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Oh, Muses! Hear our podcast and allow us to recall some of the greatest stories ever told. Stories of gods and goddesses, monsters, and heroes! Enjoy this kid-friendly retelling of classic ancient Greek myths for the whole family.

We have two seasons a year, one starting in April and one starting in October! If you want to listen to Greeking Out early and ad free, you can do that on Wondery+!

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Parents, Greeking Out book #2 is coming out in Sept 2024! Preorder here: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2

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Oh Muses! We are once again dipping a toe in history and talking about ancient sport heroes! In this episode we encounter ground breaking athletes, pioneering villains, statue lore, the rage of fandom, and a sporting event which shall not be named. You can listen to Greeking Out two weeks early and ad free on Wondery+! Check out Greeking Out book 2: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
Oh Muses! We are looking back at what ancient people have left us. In this episode we encounter bad customer reviews, the names of ancient dogs, vibes-based history, daily life in the ancient world, and some fun stories that aren’t true. You can listen to Greeking Out two weeks early and ad free on Wondery+! What's that? You want another book? Okay!: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
S10E8 - Sea Monster Mash

S10E8 - Sea Monster Mash

2024-06-1430:525

Oh Muses! Visiting some old friends and meeting some new faces in the sea monster and river beastie game! In this episode we encounter turning children into stones, mysterious black stallions, deep fake cryptids, a man in search of a wife, and the terror of the deep. You can listen to Greeking Out two weeks early and ad free on Wondery+! What's that? You want another book? Okay!: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
Oh Muses! Snake kings and werecreatures await in the Ancient civilization of Aksum - modern day Ethiopia and Eritrea. In this episode we encounter common poisonous flowers, distractable birds, trade routes, early hominid skeletons, and an ancient empire. You can listen to Greeking Out two weeks early and ad free on Wondery+! What's that? You want another book? Okay!: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
Oh Muses! The royal family of Mycenae works on their coping skills in this episode. We encounter intergenerational trauma, three-to-four murders, two attempted murders, and heists! You can listen to Greeking Out two weeks early and ad free on Wondery+! What's that? You want another book? Okay!: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
Oh Muses! We revisit the aftermath of the Trojan War, In this episode we encounter siblings, human sacrifice, an excessive amount of revenge murder, an Achilles cameo, and two-part episodes. You can listen to Greeking Out two weeks early and ad free on Wondery+! What's that? You want another book? Okay!: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
Oh Muses! We travel to the Roman Empire to discuss real life gladiators. In this episode we encounter old-school graffiti, historical facts, enslaved people, volcanic eruptions, self unaliving, unalivng other people willy nilly, talk of animal cruelty, Geneva conventions, and cosplaying emperors. This one’s a bit gnarly, folks, so listen with caution! You can listen to Greeking Out two weeks early and ad free on Wondery+! What's that? You want another book? Okay!: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
Oh Muses! We continue the Legend of the White Snake. We encounter the dangers of pregnancy, an epic magic battle, tricky bowls, and a standardized test. You can listen to Greeking Out two weeks early and ad free on Wondery+! What's that? You want another book? Okay!: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
Oh Muses! We return to Chinese mythology to hear about more snakes. We encounter snakes pretending to be people, potion drinking, a violent crane, and mountains where mortals can’t go. You can listen to Greeking Out two weeks early and ad free on Wondery+! What's that? You want another book? Okay!: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
Oh Muses! Apollo faces consequences, but makes the best of it. In this episode we encounter immortals getting grounded, killing people who don’t deserve it, trying to change fate, strange idioms, and fighting death himself. You can listen to Greeking Out two weeks early and ad free on Wondery+! We have another book! You can pre-order here: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
Trailer - Season 10

Trailer - Season 10

2024-04-0503:164

Mark your calendars! April 26th is the day Greeking Out Season 10 comes to your earbones! Two weeks early on Wondery Kids Plus! What's that? You want another book? Okay: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
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! We have another book! It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and Hellenistic as its namesake. Available Sept 17th. You can pre-order the new book here: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
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! We have another book! It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and Hellenistic as its namesake. Available Sept 17th. You can pre-order the new book here: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
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! We have another book! It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and Hellenistic as its namesake. Available Sept 17th. You can pre-order the new book here: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
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+! Parents! We have another book! It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and Hellenistic as its namesake. Available Sept 17th. You can pre-order the new book here: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
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+! Parents! We have another book! It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and Hellenistic as its namesake. Available Sept 17th. You can pre-order the new book here: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
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+! Parents! We have another book! It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and Hellenistic as its namesake. Available Sept 17th. You can pre-order the new book here: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
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+! Parents! We have another book! It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and Hellenistic as its namesake. Available Sept 17th. You can pre-order the new book here: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
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: https://tinkercast.com/all-podcasts/wow-in-the-world/ Tumble: https://www.sciencepodcastforkids.com/podcast Smash Boom Best: https://www.smashboom.org/episodes Earth Rangers: https://www.earthrangers.com/EN/CA/podcast --- You can listen to Greeking Out early and ad free on Wondery+! Parents! We have another book! It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and Hellenistic as its namesake. Available Sept 17th. You can pre-order the new book here: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
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+! Parents! We have another book! It’s every bit as hilarious, harrowing, heartwarming, and Hellenistic as its namesake. Available Sept 17th. You can pre-order the new book here: https://bit.ly/grkoutbk2
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Gunnar Jensen

awesome

Jun 15th
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Bailey Watts

like the Oracle I also like snakes 🐍

Jun 10th
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Bailey Watts

5 Stars ★★★★★

Jun 10th
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Bailey Watts

Just love Greek mythology this podcast is the best, 5 stars definitely recommend, also the theme song rocks

Jun 10th
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Gunnar Jensen

ok

May 27th
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Gunnar Jensen

Greatest story ever

May 27th
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alpaca boy

Please make an episode about alpacas or incas

May 24th
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Andrew Parker

Gooood

May 21st
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alpaca boy

Please can you make an episode about alpacas

May 10th
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ID19076022

🤫

May 7th
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alpaca boy

Please can you make an episode for alpacas

Apr 26th
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Alexis Yeagle

love this episode and love Athena I comment good things here😍😍😍😍😍😍😍🥰😘😘🤩🤩🥳❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️💘 love it

Apr 17th
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ID19076022

👺

Apr 12th
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ID19076022

Bdbdbd

Apr 9th
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Finnley Peters

2 things that got me into being a Greek mythology nerd:this podcast and Percy Jackson. and this podcast got me into Percy Jackson. 5 stars! favorite podcast by far.

Apr 5th
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ID19076022

🧠🧠🧠🧠🧠🧠

Apr 1st
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Wyatt Adams

grapesplusjoevilleminuspurplefish

Mar 18th
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Zhiming Zhao

I love this podcast

Mar 4th
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matanel ringel

how about an episode on japanese mythology about yo-kai

Feb 13th
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alpaca boy

Maybe you could consider making a alpaca episode

Nov 17th
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