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You think you know the story…But do you really? Every other Saturday, Tales presents ancient fairy tales the way they were originally told: orally, and unadulterated. Tales is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.
||Clean15: The Nightingale||The Emperor requests that his kitchen maid, Mei, bring to him the nightingale whose melody is so sweet that she can make your heart dance. Mei finds the bird, and the Emperor is so impressed that he invites the bird to stay and sing forever. But when the Emperor receives a wind-up bird who sings a different and more beautiful song, he doesn't realize that the choice between them will become a matter of life and death. Sponsors! Serial Killers Live Tour - Buy your seats early so that we can expand to other cities and countries, and share our Jeffrey Dahmer Serial Killers Live Show with a larger audience!||7/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: Momotaro||Momotaro is a brave Japanese boy adopted by a childless couple, after they find him inside of a peach. Years later, Momotaro says goodbye to his family to defeat the Oni (demons or ogres) who live on a distant island. With the help of a dog, a pheasant, and a monkey, Momotaro finds their castle. Will Momotaro’s bravery be enough to defeat the black magic of the Oni? Sponsors! HungryRoot - Go to Hungryroot.com and use the promo code TALES for $25 off each of your first 2 deliveries.||6/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: The Tinderbox||A soldier returning from battle steals a magical Tinderbox from a witch. He uses the Tinderbox to bring himself more riches than he could have ever imagined. But what he wanted more than anything, was a chance to meet the Princess. So he used the Tinderbox to not only meet the princess, but also to become King. Sponsors! HungryRoot - To try for yourself, just go to Hungryroot.com and use the promo code TALES for $25 off each of your first 2 deliveries for a total savings of $50 Starz - Watch WRONG MAN, premiering June third at 9PM only on STARZ. Get the STARZ App and start your free trial today.||6/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves III||After having his first revenge plot foiled, Massood, captain of the thieves, swore revenge against Ali Baba, the man who killed 37 of his men. What Massood didn’t account for was that Ali Baba was not their killer. But he would soon figure out who was. Sponsors! Parcast Newsletter - Go to Parcast.com and sign up for our newsletter to never miss any Parcast news!||5/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves II (Ad Free - Thank You!)||Massood, captain of the thieves, concocts a plan to get even with Ali Baba for stealing riches from his cave. Posing as a weary oil merchant, he asks Ali Baba for a place to stay and store his 37 jars of oil. But not all the jars are full of oil... This surprise episode is brought to you AD-FREE as a thank you for your support.||5/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves||Ali Baba, a modest wood chopper, finds a stolen fortune in a magical cave, but can't keep the secret from his greedy brother. The next time he visits the cave, he is greeted not by robbers, but by the corpse of his dead brother. Will Ali Baba be next? Sponsors! Hello Fresh - For $30 off your first week of Hello Fresh, visit HelloFresh.com/parcasttales30 and enter the code PARCASTTALES30!||5/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9: The Pied Piper Of Hamelin||A town in Germany had a serious rat infestation, and turned to a mysterious visitor to fix their problem. The piper played his magical fife to lure the rats to a certain doom, but the mayor reneged on the payment he promised for the service. Months later, when the piper returned, he used his powers to seek revenge... Sponsors! ModCloth - Go to Modcloth.com and enter code TALES for 15% off your purchase of $100 or more. Hurry this offer expires on June 29th, 2018!||4/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8: Mulan||The tale of Hua Mulan seems simple: she was a devoted daughter who risked her life to become a warrior in place of her father. She returned from war a hero. But an older version of this tale is dark and complex, featuring death, betrayal, and a tragic ending.||4/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7: The Ugly Duckling||In this classic story of metamorphosis, a young duckling struggles to fit in with everyone around him. He goes off on his own, only to find his feelings of depression deepen. Will he ever find the peace he is searching for, and a place where he belongs? Sponsors! Female Criminals - Search for Female Criminals on your favorite podcast directory, listen, and subscribe! Or visit Parcast.com/CRIMINALS to start listening now. Away - For $20 off a suitcase, visit awaytravel.com/tales and use promo code TALES during checkout!||3/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: Bluebeard||A key. A forbidden locked door. And bloody secrets. A cautionary tale, Bluebeard warns of the danger of rich men with unchecked powers, and of the deadly risk to women who become disobedient. Sponsors! Someone Knows Something - Subscribe to the Someone Knows Something podcast at cbc.ca/SKS. Someone Knows Something is not a Parcast podcast. Female Criminals - Listen to Female Criminals now on your favorite podcast directory. Or visit Parcast.com/CRIMINALS to start listening now.||3/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: Beauty and the Beast III||The Beast grants Beauty a trip home, and she gladly accepts the time with her family. On the final night of her trip, she doesn’t want to return to the Beast’s castle, even if that means the death of the Beast. But a dream leads her to rethink this decision. She rushes back, in hopes of saving his life. Will she return in time? Sponsors! Unexplained Mysteries - Search Unexplained Mysteries on your favorite podcast directory, listen, and subscribe! Or visit Parcast.com/UNEXPLAINED to listen now. Haunted Places - Search Haunted Places on your favorite podcast directory, listen, and subscribe! Or visit Parcast.com/HAUNTED to listen now.||3/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: Beauty and the Beast II||Trapped within the Beast’s beautiful castle, Beauty grows anxious of her imminent death. In her dreams, she meets with a prince, who happens to be a fellow prisoner of the Beast. She becomes determined to save this man... before her time runs out. Sponsors! Audible - Visit audible.com/PARCASTTALES or text PARCASTTALES to 500-500 for a 30-day trial and free first audiobook. Casper - Get $50 toward select mattresses by visiting Casper.com/PARCASTTALES and using PARCASTTALES at checkout. Terms and conditions apply. Haunted Places - Search Haunted Places on your favorite podcast directory, listen, and subscribe! Or visit Parcast.com/HAUNTED to listen now.||3/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: Beauty and the Beast||The merchant Marc lost everything — his wife, his job, his home — leaving his children unsatisfied with their new, poor lifestyle. In a final attempt to please at least one of his twelve children, he goes to pick a lovely rose...and finds himself bargaining for his life with a beast. Sponsors! Serial Killers - Search for SERIAL KILLERS wherever you listen to podcasts. Or visit parcast.com/SERIAL to start listening now. Historical Figures - Search for HISTORICAL FIGURES wherever you listen to podcasts. Or visit parcast.com/HISTORY to start listening now. Midroll Survey - Visit podsurvey.com/TALES to take a quick anonymous survey, and enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card.||2/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: Birth of a Beauty||This is the second of two prequel episodes to Beauty and the Beast. Despite different social standings, King Ernest marries a commoner, Alice. But Alice has a secret, and this secret causes her to disappear overnight, leaving the king and their daughter alone. And Alice doesn’t just disappear; her lies and secrecy get her imprisoned, and leave her poor daughter cursed. Sponsors! Unsolved Murders - Search for UNSOLVED MURDERS wherever you listen to podcasts. Or visit parcast.com/UNSOLVED to start listening now. Midroll Survey- Visit podsurvey.com/TALES to take a quick anonymous survey, and enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card.||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Birth of a Beast||This is the first of two prequel episodes to Beauty and the Beast. Kidnapping. Lies. Lust. Tragedy. The original story of Beauty and the Beast is quite different than the story you know today. We go back to one of the oldest recorded versions of this classic fairytale, starting with the violent, twisted events that lead up to a boy becoming a beast. Sponsors! Haunted Places - Search for HAUNTED PLACES wherever you listen to podcasts. Or visit parcast.com/HAUNTED to start listening now. Midroll Survey - Visit podsurvey.com/TALES to take a quick anonymous survey, and enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card.||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome Trailer!||The Frog Prince. Sleeping Beauty. Beauty and the Beast.You think you know these stories, but do you really? Every other Saturday, Tales presents the original versions of fairy tales, not the popular, watered-down versions. Tales premieres Saturday, February 17th. Here is a sneak peek.||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Learning real life lessons from these fairytales
Don’t go into the scary forest where the troll family lives, or you will get chopped up.
Witty Storytelling, Surprising Stories!
Loved the twist of the trailer! This is the perfect show for all the Disney-loving 90's kids who are now Game-of-Thrones-loving adults. I'm a huge fan of Parcast's other storytelling show, Haunted Places, so I'm excited to see them presenting more well-written, engaging tales from folklore!
Finally the truth comes out
Can’t wait to hear what other things got “corrected” over time.