5 – The Infinite Retelling of Fairy Tales

The Mythcreant Podcast

Mike, Oren and Chris talk about what makes fairy tales unique and how they have changed over time. They look at recent reincarnations in comics, books, and movies, evaluating whether recent changes have improved or harmed these timeless stories.

Trigger Warning: A story involving sexual abuse is described in this podcast.

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Show Notes:

Doctor Who

The character “Jack” from European folktales

Grimm’s Fairytales

Disney’s Pocahontas

The Hobbit

Han’s Christian Anderson’s The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories


Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle vs. BBC’s Sherlock

Snow, Glass, Apples by Neil Gaiman

Fables the Graphic Novels

The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Anderson vs Disney’s Frozen

A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs vs Disney’s John Carter

ABC’s Once Upon A Time


Shrek and Shrek 2

Maui Pacific Island God

Loki Norse God

Valkyries of Norse Mythology

Age of Odin by James Lovegrove

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