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Flyts of Fancy

Flyts of Fancy

By Cate Antrim, Trish Howman
Welcome to Flyts of Fancy, a booze-laden mythology podcast by Cate and Trish! We're best friends of nearly 20 years with an intensely strange and strangely intense love of mythology. Join us while we continuously subject our livers to alcohol and your ears to hot takes on classic stories you may or may not be familiar with.
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Episode 7: NORSE AF
Hello everyone! We are back from hiatus so welcome once again to Flyts of Fancy! Today's episode: Weird Deaths! It is a very Norse episode today wherein Cate talks about why you should never just volunteer information to random people, because people are probably Loki and just TRYING to get into some shenanigans. Also why you should definitely make kids swear not to kill someone.  While Trish discusses the finer points of mead and why you absolutely should not follow someone into a murder cave - even if they have questions you definitely know the answer to.   Cover art by Jessie Jordan
June 11, 2020
Episode 6: Apollo Dabs into the Sunset
Welcome once again to Flyts of Fancy! Today's episode: WARNINGS! Join us as we talk about the importance of listening to people who almost definitely know better than you, mostly and how to not look back when trying to make your escape from any sort of situation.  Cover art by Jessie Jordan.
July 30, 2019
Episode 5: Ancient Wax Play PSA
Welcome once again to Flyts of Fancy! Today's episode: ROMANCE! Join us as we talk about the importance of consent when using hot wax in the bedroom as well as why not to marry someone with the same name as your ex girlfriend. Also, please enjoy our literary hot take on Shakespeare while we discuss the importance of origin myths.  Cover art by Jessie Jordan.
June 9, 2019
Episode 4: Horus Does What Now?
Welcome once again to Flyts of Fancy! Today's episode: Mythological Beefs. We're talking throw downs, showdowns, and fights. Please join us as we discuss the most fatal of flaws, pride and then journey onward into some truly jacked up family dynamics. We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we did! Cover art by Jessie Jordan
June 2, 2019
Episode 3: Oracles Be Trippin'; Asgard's Debatably Racist Wall
Welcome once again to Flyts of Fancy! Today's a special double episode: some mythological births, and then we talk about construction! Tune in for side conversations about how high the Oracle of Delphi was and Pasiphaë's weird family in between the actual myths we're covering. You also might notice the mention of tricksters in the opening comments about it being a double episode, and that's because Cate absolutely 100% forgot what the episodes were before she started editing. In her defense, there is some talk of tricksters in her story, so close enough? Cover art by Jessie Jordan.
April 3, 2019
Episode 2: Traumatic Middle Ages Lions
Guten tag! This episode is unfortunately a bit shorter, but with good reason: the theme du jour is tricksters! As it turns out, trickster stories are kind of short, because there's only so long they can get away with their nonsense. Come for us talking about Coyote and Reynard the Fox, stay for the vaguely related Disney movie banter. Also, apologies in advance for the continued learning curve of podcasting, but we swear it's getting better as we go. Cover art by Jessie Jordan.
March 14, 2019
Episode 1: Our Man Anansi, a Mad Lad
Welcome to the inaugural episode of Flyts of Fancy! Your intrepid and adorably inebriated hosts, Cate and Trish, have more than a few words to share with you about a couple of gods and their gift-giving shenanigans. Cover art by Jessie Jordan.
March 13, 2019