Pop Culture Mythology

By Pop Culture Mythology

What's Pop Culture Mythology about?

Pop Culture Mythology is an independent biweekly podcast that delves into how myth and folklore influence today’s books, movies, and television shows. It aims to explain how ancient myths and legends are still relevant in today’s world, and not just in a classroom setting. Mythology is still very much alive and a part of the modern world even if most people don’t realize it. Having an understanding of how these ancient stories shape society improves media literacy, give new insight into how the old world influences modern times, and keeps these stories from being lost to the ages.

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Honorable Mentions: The Tik...


Happy May! This month’s honorable mention is the tikbalang, a terrifying horse monster from Filipino folklore. Yes, it’s yet another horse monster episode. Get ready to learn about this hideous beast… with only mild complaining from your host Ari.

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