In this episode we talk mermaids and manatees, sexy seashells, and far too many Disney movies. Join us down at the shore as we discuss the magic of (and around) the ocean!
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Download: Episode 149 – Seaside Sorcery
Books mentioned this episode:
Earth, Air, Fire, & Water, by Scott Cunningham
We also have an older blogpost about Seaside Sorcery you might be interested in.
We also mention a great film called Song of the Sea all about Selkies, and Cory mentions that he did the Audible narration for a pair of mermaid/sea dog novels called Tide and Anchored, by Deirdre Riordan Hall. If you’d like to know more about mermaids and other mythic sea folk, you can check out some of the lore on the Library of Congress Folklife Today blog. We also have a video on the connections between Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid” and folklore over at our YouTube channel.
You can read about the myth of Dionysus and the dolphins at the Theoi website..
And Cory highly recommends the Ripley’s Aquarium in Gatlinburg, TN!
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