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Greeking Out from National Geographic Kids

Greeking Out from National Geographic Kids

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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S5E1 - Demeter and Persephone and Hades

In this episode we tell the tale of Demeter and her daughter Persephone. We encounter IRL kidnappings that are not romantic, fruits that are really berries, dial up, the king of the Underworld, and learning to make decisions for yourself. ---- This is the companion podcast to the Zeus the Mighty series, where Zeus the overconfident hamster and his friends head out on laugh-out-loud adventures through Greek mythology. Book three is out now! https://bit.ly/zeusbook3
2021-10-15
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S4E8 - The Ancient Olympics

In this episode we tell the tale of ancient athletes that competed (and cheated) to win the Ancient Olympic games. We encounter an Emperor who bribes his way into winning, athleticism without pants, and a lot of foot races. ? ?- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/ZeusOut 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!
2021-06-18
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S4E7 - Prophets and Seers

The stories featured in Greeking Out are original adaptations of classic Greek myths. This week?s story features punishments that don?t fit the crime, being able to see the future, spying on a goddess, gods who don?t take rejection well, and a man who is turned into a woman. ?- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/ZeusOut 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!
2021-06-11
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S4E6 - Mesopotamian Around with Gilgamesh

In this episode we are Mesopotamian Around while we tell the epic tale of Gilgamesh and his quest for immortality. We encounter more bad coping mechanisms for grief, the realities of death, a descent into the Underworld, and giant arthropods. ?- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/ZeusOut 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!
2021-06-04
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S4E5 - The Stories of the Stars

In this episode we tell the tales of Orion and Kallisto, who both meet horrible fates for being Artemis? friend. We encounter pranks that go way too far, Zeus not being able to leave anyone alone, the creation of constellations, and love leading to pregnancy. --- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/ZeusOut 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!
2021-05-28
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S4E4 - Andromeda and Perseus

In this episode we tell the tale of a hero who rescues a princess and a princess who doesn't really need rescuing. We come across boastful mothers, scary sea monsters, a terrible flood, a monster with a sad backstory, and, of course, snakes. ?- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/ZeusOut 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!
2021-05-21
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S4E3 - The Giant Problem

In this episode we tell the tale of the Gigantomachy, or how the Giants challenged the Olympians for control of the Cosmos. We come across a war started for ridiculous reasons, lots of fighting, the help of a mortal, some stolen cattle, and dastardly war tactics. ?- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/ZeusOut 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!
2021-05-14
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S4E2 - Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Pandora

In this episode we tell the tale of the creation of humans. We come across generous Titans, a vengeful Zeus, stories with plots that reinforce gender stereotypes, and all the horrors of mankind. ?- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/ZeusOut 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!
2021-05-07
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S4E1 - The Olympians and the Titans

In this episode we tell the tale of how the Olympians came to power. We come across some pretty bad parents, people with too many arms, primordial beings with anatomical names, and lots of baby-eating. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/ZeusOut 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!
2021-04-30
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Season 4 ? Coming Soon!

Oh Muses! This is not an episode! Just a glimpse of the wonders to come. Season 4 coming April 30th 2021!
2021-04-16
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S3E5 - Of Eros and Psyche Pt. 2

Oh Muses! In this last episode of season 3 we conclude the tale of the lovers Eros and Psyche. We come across cranky mother-in-laws, helpful insects, and a journey to the underworld National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/goztm 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.
2020-11-14
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S3E4 - Of Eros and Psyche Pt. 1

Oh Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of the lovers Eros and Psyche. We come across some jealous siblings, gaslighting, a very unpleasant prophecy, invisible servants, and hiding your true self. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/goztm 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.
2020-11-07
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S3E3 - Midas and the Golden Touch

Oh Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of King Midas and his Golden Touch. We come across comical amounts of horse manure, an uncontrollable rage that destroys lives, cousin rivalry, and snakes. And we all know how the Oracle feels about snakes. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/goztm 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.
2020-10-31
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S3E2 - Heracles Pt. 2 - The Twelve Labors of Heracles

Oh Muses! In this episode we finish the tale of Heracles and his ten or twelve labors. We learn a lot about vicious livestock, poisonous poop, and using your brain instead of your brawn. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/ZeusOut 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.
2020-10-24
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S3E1 - Heracles Pt. 1 - the G.O.A.T. of Greek Mythology

Oh Muses! In this episode we tell the tale of Heracles and his Labors. We come across comical amounts of horse manure, an uncontrollable rage that destroys lives, cousin rivalry, and snakes. And we all know how the Oracle feels about snakes.   National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/ZeusOut 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!
2020-10-17
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S2E5 - Ancient Greece's Most Wanted

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!
2020-06-12
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S2E4 - Daedalus and Icarus

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!
2020-06-05
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S2E3 - Atalanta the Warrior

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!
2020-05-29
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S2E2 - Orpheus and Eurydice

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!
2020-05-22
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S2E1 - Theseus and the Minotaur

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!
2020-05-15
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We're Back! Season 2 Coming Soon

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!
2020-05-06
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S1E5 - Arachne the Weaver

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!
2019-11-18
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S1E4 - Echo and Narcissus

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!
2019-11-11
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S1E3 - Ancient Greek Monster Mash

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!
2019-11-04
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S1E2 - Phaethon and the Sun Chariot

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!
2019-10-28
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S1E1 - Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece

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!
2019-10-21
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Get Ready for Nat Geo Kids Greeking Out!

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!
2019-10-09
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