353: Irish folklore: Beggars Belief

Myths and Legends

Jan 24 2024 • 34 mins

The story of a storyteller who can't think of a story to tell, and how a stranger solves that problem by getting him fired and taking him on wacky adventures with too many beheadings.

The creature is the Lou Carcolh. Brace yourself, snail links are coming.

Snails:

I don't know if this is a good price for snails: https://myths.link/snails

No idea why I find this video of a snail eating a cucumber so unnerving, but here you go: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ifjpgt26osY

Here's one eating a strawberry. I hate this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhXJxUgY46Q

Snail eating spaghetti. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iw-D9cdGAjo

Very solid post and one of my sources for the Lou Carcolh: https://myths.link/carcolh

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Music

"Peter Gray" by Chad Crouch
"Poor Wayfaring Stranger" by Chad Crouch
"All the Pretty Horses" by Chad Crouch

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