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Dec 6, 2023

Forget everything you think you know about rainbows! (Unless you’re a meteorologist or something) Amanda channels her inner oracle as we discuss rainbow serpents, rainbows and weapons, and the pot of gold that’s found at the end of rainbows! 


Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of pregnancy, pregnancy loss, death, drought, animal attacks, environmental destruction, excrement, war, plague, and animal death. 



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- Co-Hosts: Julia Schifini and Amanda McLoughlin

- Editor: Bren Frederick

- Music: Brandon Grugle, based on "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod

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About Us

Spirits is a boozy podcast about mythology, legends, and folklore. Every episode, co-hosts Julia and Amanda mix a drink and discuss a new story or character from a wide range of places, eras, and cultures. Learn brand-new stories and enjoy retellings of your favorite myths, served over ice every week, on Spirits.