Mythcrafts first full length book is out now on Amazon everywhere, and to celebrate we have dropped a preview here: Bite Me. The Myth of Vagina Dentata… Read more “Bite Me. The Myth of Vagina Dentata”
El Caganer: Gifts That Keep On Giving.
El Caganer (which roughly translates to “The Shitter”) is one of the top billed customs on those “Craziest Christmas Traditions Around the World” lists that circulate through social… Read more “El Caganer: Gifts That Keep On Giving.”
Black Aggie: The Haunted Statue.
Black Aggie is the local name given to a statue that haunted the Druid Ridge Cemetery in Pikesville, Maryland until it was removed in 1967. Her face… Read more “Black Aggie: The Haunted Statue.”
Catfish and Earthquake Predictions; the Mythology of Namazu.
In Japanese mythology lives a giant catfish, Namazu. For thousands of years he swum around in the underground rivers and lakes that ran beneath the earth, but… Read more “Catfish and Earthquake Predictions; the Mythology of Namazu.”
Lady Triệu – A Legend of the Vietnamese Resistance Movement
Triệu Thị Trinh was born in the Nông Cống district of Vietnam in 225, a time where the Chinese occupied much of Vietnam, persecuting the native inhabitants… Read more “Lady Triệu – A Legend of the Vietnamese Resistance Movement”
The Flying Dutchman: The Most Curs’d Ship of All
The Flying Dutchman is one of the most notorious ghost ships to ever sail the seven seas. This ghastly specter has inspired artists throughout the ages; from… Read more “The Flying Dutchman: The Most Curs’d Ship of All”
The Day the Crow Turned Black.
The crow is a favorite in folklore and mythology, and its worldwide distribution means that it has appeared in many traditions. With a distinguishing call and singular black color the… Read more “The Day the Crow Turned Black.”
The Fur Bearing Trout
One look at the fur bearing trout has most scoff at the poorly constructed attempt at a crypto-zoological hoax, and it is no wonder because the fur… Read more “The Fur Bearing Trout”
Why Do Cats Have Nine Lives?
Cats are said to have nine lives, an idiom used to describe someone that has cheated death, and common enough English that it was referenced in Shakespeare’s… Read more “Why Do Cats Have Nine Lives?”
When one thinks of creating terrifying hybrid animal concoctions, the humble chicken is probably somewhere lower on the list of preferable spare parts… unless of course you… Read more “Cockatrice Country”