Greeking Out from National Geographic Kids

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Subscribers: 351
Reviews: 8

mk
 Jul 25, 2021
I love Greek myths

ml
 Apr 29, 2021

Toby
 Apr 21, 2021
Greeking out is just the best podcast EVER!

ksc
 Mar 1, 2021
Its amazing! please make more!🙏🙏🙏🙏

Simon
 Nov 20, 2020
Looks like blue bunny got her wish and can you do an episode about the trojan war? love the podcast bye

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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 Date
S4E8 - The Ancient Olympics
1548
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!
Jun 18, 2021
S4E7 - Prophets and Seers
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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!
Jun 11, 2021
S4E6 - Mesopotamian Around with Gilgamesh
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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!
Jun 04, 2021
S4E5 - The Stories of the Stars
1205
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!
May 28, 2021
S4E4 - Andromeda and Perseus
1454
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!
May 21, 2021
S4E3 - The Giant Problem
1427
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!
May 14, 2021
S4E2 - Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Pandora
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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!
May 07, 2021
S4E1 - The Olympians and the Titans
1254
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!
Apr 30, 2021
Season 4 – Coming Soon!
112
Oh Muses! This is not an episode! Just a glimpse of the wonders to come. Season 4 coming April 30th 2021!
Apr 16, 2021
S3E5 - Of Eros and Psyche Pt. 2
1638
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.
Nov 14, 2020
S3E4 - Of Eros and Psyche Pt. 1
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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.
Nov 07, 2020
S3E3 - Midas and the Golden Touch
1102
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.
Oct 31, 2020
S3E2 - Heracles Pt. 2 - The Twelve Labors of Heracles
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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.
Oct 24, 2020
S3E1 - Heracles Pt. 1 - the G.O.A.T. of Greek Mythology
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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!
Oct 17, 2020
S2E5 - Ancient Greece's Most Wanted
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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!
Jun 12, 2020
S2E4 - Daedalus and Icarus
1579
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!
Jun 05, 2020
S2E3 - Atalanta the Warrior
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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!
May 29, 2020
S2E2 - Orpheus and Eurydice
1471
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!
May 22, 2020
S2E1 - Theseus and the Minotaur
1566
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!
May 15, 2020
We're Back! Season 2 Coming Soon
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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!
May 06, 2020
S1E5 - Arachne the Weaver
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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!
Nov 18, 2019
S1E4 - Echo and Narcissus
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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!
Nov 11, 2019
S1E3 - Ancient Greek Monster Mash
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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!
Nov 04, 2019
S1E2 - Phaethon and the Sun Chariot
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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!
Oct 28, 2019
S1E1 - Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece
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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!
Oct 21, 2019
Get Ready for Nat Geo Kids Greeking Out!
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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!
Oct 09, 2019