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Jan 24, 2024

What do Victorians, kids of the 90s, and Renaissance Christians have in common? They were all SUPER into unicorns. We talk about unicorn stories from across the globe and from ancient times to now, to see how the unicorn has evolved over the years. 


Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of racism, colonialism, animal death, animal attacks, Christopher Columbus, poaching, illness, genitals, homophobia, and pornography.  



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- Co-Hosts: Julia Schifini and Amanda McLoughlin

- Editor: Bren Frederick

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

- Artwork: Allyson Wakeman

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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.