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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.

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Oh Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of the inhabitants of Tartarus, and their dastardly deeds. We come across violations of hospitality, someone who tries to cheat death, and people who are just plain mean. Some people get eaten, and we all learn some lessons. So listen up! -- Seriously, though, this one has a lot of cannibalism. Younger listeners may want to skip it. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out https://bit.ly/GO-ZTM to meet Zeus the Hamster and his friends-Athena the Cat, Ares the Pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!
Daedalus and Icarus

Daedalus and Icarus

2020-06-0526:19

Oh Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of Daedalus the inventor, his son, Icarus, and their escape from imprisonment. We come across old friends, a man with a plan, the mysterious death of rivals, children who won't listen to their parents, and someone tragically falls into the sea. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out https://bit.ly/GO-ZTM to meet Zeus the Hamster and his friends-Athena the Cat, Ares the Pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!
Atalanta the Warrior

Atalanta the Warrior

2020-05-2924:29

Oh Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of Atalanta the Warrior and her adventures. We come across rampaging centaurs, estranged fathers, spiteful log burning, and some shiny shiny golden apples. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out https://bit.ly/GO-ZTM to meet Zeus the Hamster and his friends-Athena the Cat, Ares the Pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!
Orpheus and Eurydice

Orpheus and Eurydice

2020-05-2224:311

Oh Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of two star-crossed lovers and their journey to the Underworld and back. We come across a bard with a lot of charisma, anti-snake propaganda, and dying of a broken heart. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out https://bit.ly/GO-ZTM to meet Zeus the Hamster and his friends-Athena the Cat, Ares the Pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!
Oh Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of the monstrous creature in the labyrinth and of King Minos and his defeat at the hands of Ariadne and Theseus. We come across bovine-centered miracles, dramatic irony, and improper coping mechanisms. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out https://bit.ly/GO-ZTM to meet Zeus the Hamster and his friends-Athena the Cat, Ares the Pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!
In honor of the 2nd Zeus the Mighty book-Zeus the Mighty: The Maze of the Menacing Minotaur-we're excited to announce Season 2 of Greeking Out, coming to your ears starting May 15th!
Arachne the Weaver

Arachne the Weaver

2019-11-1814:48

Oh, Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of the mortal weaver Arachne and her excellent tapestries. We come across some ill-advised bragging, weaving, a tapestry with a lot to say, gods in disguise, and an unfortunate bargain. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. Check out zeusthemighty.com to meet Zeus the hamster and his friends-Athena the cat, Ares the Pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!
Echo and Narcissus

Echo and Narcissus

2019-11-1113:42

Oh, Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of the nymph Echo, the mortal she fell in love with. We come across unfaithful gods, repetition, eternal curses, repetition, reflective surfaces, repetition, and life lessons. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. Check out zeusthemighty.com to meet Zeus the hamster and his friends-Athena the cat, Ares the pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!
Oh, Muses! In this episode we tell tales of monsters that lurk in the shadows of ancient Greece. We come across riddles, ill-advised drinking, kingdoms for ransom, eye-gouging, and a man-eating whirlpool-and we also learn how not to behave in someone else's house. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. Check out zeusthemighty.com to meet Zeus the hamster and his friends-Athena the cat, Ares the pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!
Oh, Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of Phaethon, son of Helios, and how he travels to distant lands in order to meet the father he's never known. We come across flaming horses, surprise siblings, difficult co-parenting decisions, and promises you have to keep, even though it's a bad idea. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek mythology. Check out zeusthemighty.com to meet Zeus the hamster and his friends-Athena the cat, Ares the pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!
Oh Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of Jason and the Golden Fleece, in which Jason travels to the far edges of the known world in search of a fleece to help him regain his kingdom. We encounter dragons, a clever princess, bothersome harpies, enchanted rocks, and questionable agricultural practices. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out ZeustheMighty.com (http://zeusthemighty.com/) to meet Zeus the Hamster and his friends-Athena the Cat, Ares the Pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!
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. Episode 1 drops 10/21/19! Check out ZeustheMighty.com (http://zeusthemighty.com/) to meet Zeus the Hamster and his friends-Athena the Cat, Ares the Pug, Demeter the grasshopper, and many more-who also listen to the Greeking Out podcast. Watch a video, read an excerpt, or check out the truth behind the stories!
Comments (10)

Roger Fuller

overall just a great podcast. I am 30 and have enjoyed greek mythology all my life. This podcast is everything I enjoy myths. also the theme song rocks.

Jul 11th
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Happy🔬Heritic

YASSOU! -Greek girl here who LOVES "Greeking Out"!

Jul 8th
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mario aguilar

a thing you could do on a rainy day is to turn on your devise and learn a little while being entertained

Jul 1st
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Ami Keiffer

love love love!! our entire family enjoys this.

Jun 9th
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WEI SHI

My dad loves this podcast and his 43 years old!

Jun 6th
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Erin Papworth

The whole families love this podcast! Hope there are more episodes on the way! Thanks for making it!

Apr 10th
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Katharine Herrman

Our family loves this podcast. Really hoping more episodes are on the way.

Mar 9th
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Janie Cross Smith

The whole family loves Greeking Out! can't wait for more episodes! ❤

Dec 19th
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Daniel Chalenburg

My son LOVES this podcast! My wife and I are both 33 years old and we also really enjoy this podcast. In general it's fantastic storytelling. 5 stars, would recommend.

Nov 30th
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