Once upon a time, there was a beautiful young maiden with a face so fair and voice so eloquent no one could help but adore her. And, oh ho! Did she have a friend! But unbeknownst to the maiden, her good friend was a witch.
They spent long days together in their youth, sipping wine and drinking ale at their local taverns while telling each other stories of other beautiful maidens and evil witches and helpful dragons and cats who are actually trolls, all while drunkenly laughing to each other about such wonderful tales, and how they could be fixed for the modern ear.
Welcome to Fairy Tale Fix! A podcast for the modern maiden, clever lad, evil witch, frog prince, mischievous faerie, or what have you. Tune in every other Tuesday for fanciful tales between two friends.
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It’s Dragon Day! Abbie tells the story of the infamous and fearless Hidesato, whose heroic demeanor catches even the eye of a dragon king, in My Lord Bag of Rice. Kelsey tells a very different dragon story in Yanni, where–as usual–the story is not named after the right hero.
Kelsey tells the story of The Kindly Magician (but was he?) from one of our favorite books, Chinese Fairy Tales and Legends. Abbie reads a story about a father who (as usual) promises way too much, too soon, and his very clever daughter in The Monkey Bridegroom.
Abbie tells an uplifting story that is the fairy tale equivalent of meeting drunk girls in a bar bathroom, The Three Mermaids, as told by our favorite fairy tale goddess Ruth Manning-Sanders. Kelsey then ruins the entire episode and feel-good vibe with a very short and disturbing tale, The Wolves.
FINALLY, more Baba Yaga! Kelsey retells the popular Russian fairy tale Vasilisa The Beautiful, a dark tale of a poor maiden who is forced into the woods, and what deadly mysteries live within those woods you might wonder… Meanwhile, Abbie tells a dreamy Brazilian folk tale, The Princess With The
Abbie tells us the story of a cat that’s dressing for the job he wants, Puss In Boots, while Kelsey tells the story of the Old Woman In The Wood, where a spunky maiden trespasses and rummages through a poor old woman’s jewelry at the behest of a bird.