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A Side of Mayo

A Side of Mayo

By Stephen Mayo
A Side of Mayo is a podcast where I can chat about various things that interest me. Most episodes will be focused on history, mythology, and religion, but there will be plenty of other episodes showcasing my other hobbies.
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Bonus Episode: Terminator is all Kyle Reese's fault
Musings about the terminator franchise based on a blog post I did a few years ago.
August 29, 2022
Episode 6: OK We did start the fire
The San people of southern Africa are the oldest people group in the world. This is some of their story.
June 08, 2022
Bonus Episode: My Forefather and I
My mother found an essay I wrote almost two decades ago, so I decided to read it and make a few comments.
April 26, 2022
10 Plagues of Egypt Song
Thanks to a joke by the Bible Project ( I give you the 10 plagues of Egypt to the tune of the 12 Days of Christmas.
April 10, 2022
Bonus Episode: Let's Talk about Cats (With Don Moore Kramer)
This is an episode I have been wanting to record since I started the podcast. Don and I finally got a chance to sit down and discuss current events, history, mythology, and our mutual love of cats. This podcast would not exist without support from friends like Don, so I am very happy to have him join me for an episode.
April 05, 2022
Bonus Episode 5: Astaria's Final Day
Another story from New Horizon. This follows Astaria, one of the characters from the original game who ended up with a connection to my character Alto.
March 29, 2022
Episode 5: The Fifth World
Today I am taking a look at the Navajo creation story and what we know about their history.
March 23, 2022
What You Doin
During the first part of what is now the era of Covid, I released my first book on Amazon. My friend Andy Morse had recently started his own podcast, so he decided to interview me for one of the episodes. With his permission, I am releasing the audio here as well.
March 16, 2022
Bonus Episode 3 Greeting The Corridor
A short story that I wrote several years ago for the New Horizon RPG.
March 09, 2022
Bonus Episode: Happy New Year
A quick update on how things are going, and I tell a story from high school that somehow did not end in any form of discipline.
January 01, 2022
Episode 4: It's All Greek to Me
An abbreviated reading of Hesiod's theogony, the creation story of Greek myth, and a short rundown of Greek history. Not quite explicit, but definitely PG-13.
November 17, 2021
Episode 3: Dreamtime
I head to the land down under for a look at some stories from the Aboriginal people and a little history on the first people of Australia.
October 13, 2021
Bonus Episode 2: My Personal Creation Stories
I have been telling stories for a long time, and over the years I have come up with a few of my own creation stories for different worlds. Here are a couple of them.
October 05, 2021
Episode 2: Mythunderstanding
A breakdown of common themes found in creation stories
September 29, 2021
Bonus Episode 1: D&D Tag
Back at the beginning of 2021 Ginny Di and Mark Hulmes did a set videos where they answered some questions about their experiences with Dungeons and Dragons. At the time I recorded video responses on my phone and posted them on Twitter. I have cleaned up the audio as best I could, and I now present it to you here as my first bonus episode while I work on the more official episodes. The original videos: Ginny Di- Mark Hulmes- Alto Blog mentioned in the episode:
September 15, 2021
Episode 1: In The Beginning
The first episode in my series on creation stories. I begin with perhaps the best known creation story in the world.
September 15, 2021
Episode 0: Would you like A Side of Mayo?
Where I introduce myself and talk about my plans for this podcast, beginning with a dive into creation myths from around the world.
September 15, 2021