Anansi Storytime

Anansi Storytime

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Telling Fairy Tales and Folklore from cultures all over the world as audio plays.
23: The King and the Fisherman
Jul 7 • 5 min
Culture: Persian Based on a story translated by: Hartwell James Summary: A story about a clever fisherman who nets a quick profit with a minnow-mum of effort. Production: Writer - Sam Tynes Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - David Allen Engineer - Erik…
22: Hudden and Dudden and Donald O’Neary
Jun 9 • 10 min
Culture: Celtic Based on a story by: Joseph Jacobs Summary: A story about two greedy farmers, who reaped what they sowed, when their neighbor milked them for all they were worth. Production: Writer - Samantha Tynes Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - Tim…
21: When Till Eulenspiegel Baked Owls and Monkeys
May 12 • 6 min
Culture: German Based on a story by: Unknown Summary: A story about a traveling troublemaker who, kneading money, bought a breadmaker’s ire with some half-baked shenanigans. Production: Writer - Thomas Sixten Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - David…
20: How the Camel Got His Hump
Apr 21 • 6 min
Culture: Brittish Based on written by: Rudyard Kipling Summary: A story about how a Jinn sends a lazy camel Alpaca-ing. Production: Writer - Thierry Barston Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - David Allen Engineer - Brandon Strader Players: Boston Moss -…
19: The Sagacious Boar and Monkey
Mar 14 • 6 min
Culture: Japanese Based on a story collected by: Yei Theodora Ozaki Summary: A story based on a Japanese Fable of a tricky monkey's attempt to continue usefulness to their human master. Production: Writer - Sam Tynes Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer -…
18: Building Asgard’s Wall
Feb 3 • 11 min
Culture: Norse Based on a story by: Unknown Summary: A story about a nightmare of a deal that goes rough shod when horsing around gets in the way. Production: Writer - Lisa Watson Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - David Allen Engineer - Brandon Strader…
17: How Orunmilla Tricked Death
Dec 27, 2017 • 5 min
Culture: Yoruba Based on a story by: Traditional African tale of the Orishas. Summary: A story about how Orunmila helped a mother protect her son from Iku, the incarnation of death. Production: Writer - Thierry Barston Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer -…
16: How a Man Was Bewitched and Had His Head Shaved by Foxes [Contains Mature Themes]
Nov 22, 2017 • 11 min
Culture: Japanese Based on a story by: Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, Lord Redesdale Summary: Today we have a story about how everything comes up tails when a man is outfoxed on a wager. This episode contains descriptions of torture. Viewer discretion…
15: Why Coyote Stopped Imitating His Friends
Oct 22, 2017 • 10 min
Culture: Caddo (Native North American) Based on a story by: Unknown Summary: A story about how Coyote, despite dogged determination, was left lupining for his friends gifts. Production: Producer - Scooter Writer - LJ Donnell Director - Hank Romanesco…
14: Why Anansi Has Eight Thin Legs
Jul 19, 2017 • 3 min
Culture: Akan Based on a story by: Farida Salifu Summary: A story about a spider whose eyes are too big for his stomach and his legs. Production: Writer - Thomas Sixten Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - DJ Drummond Engineer - David Allen Players:…
13: Maui Snares The Sun
Apr 18, 2017 • 12 min
Culture: Polynesian Based on a story by: W.D. Westervelt Summary: A story of when Maui unlocked the underworld’s door to the heavens, he thought he was doing a great good for his people. But when the sun, a thoughtless creature of heat and light, brings…
12: The Golden Apple of Discord
Feb 5, 2017 • 8 min
Culture: Greek Based on a story by: Ovid Summary: A story about the troubles caused by a slighted goddess who uses a golden apple to avenge herself when she was kept out of a feast. Production: Writer - Thierry Barston Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer -…
11: Journey For The Golden Tower
Dec 30, 2016 • 4 min
Summary: A story about a boy who leaves home for fame and glory and returns with what really matters. Production: Writer - Anansi Storytime Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - DJ Drummond Players: Don Davenport - Wind Matt "Olaf" Hinton - Boy Max Baskin…
10: Doctor Knowall
Sep 23, 2016 • 5 min
Culture: Germany Based on a story by: Brothers Grimm Summary: A silly story about a very fortunate peasant. Production: Writer - John Bachman Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - DJ Drummond Players: Brannen - Servant 2 Chris G - Narrator LJ Donnell -…
9: The Sweep And The Noble Lady
Sep 23, 2016 • 10 min
Culture: Middle East Based on a Story by: Sir Richard Burton Summary: A story about a poor man who finds himself in an unexpected turn of fortune. Production: Writer - John Bachman Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - DJ Drummond Players: Andrew Whitby -…
8: The Island Of Skeletons
Sep 23, 2016 • 14 min
Culture: North American Native American Based on a Story by: Margaret Compton Summary: A story about how a young boy’s kindness helps him to overcome adversity. Production: Editor: LJ Donnell Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - DJ Drummond Players: Aine…
7: The Story Of Hassebu
Sep 23, 2016 • 12 min
Culture: Swahili Based on a story by: Andrew Lang Summary: A story about a boy’s misadventures with the King of the Snakes. Production: Writer - LJ Donnell Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - DJ Drummond Players: Andrew Whitby - King of the Snakes Don…
6: Tortoise And The King
Sep 23, 2016 • 4 min
Culture: Yoruba Based on a Story by: M. I. Ogumefu Summary: A tale about a clever Tortoise and his efforts to marry the king’s daughter. Production: Writer: Will Burghart Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - DJ Drummond Players: Brannen - Elephant Chris G…
5: The Valiant Tailor
Sep 23, 2016 • 18 min
Culture: Germany Based on a Story by: The Brothers Grimm Summary: The story of a boisterous tailor’s adventures. Production: Writer - Scooter Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - DJ Drummond Players: Aine Connelly - Queen Andrew Whitby - Soldier 2 Brannen…
4: Goonur, The Woman Doctor
Sep 22, 2016 • 9 min
Culture: Aboriginal Based on a story by: Unknown Summary: A story about how a family can live in peace if they just listen to their mother. Production: Writer - John Donnell Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - DJ Drummond Players: Don Davenport -…
3: Why The Sea Is Salt
Sep 22, 2016 • 9 min
Culture: Norway Based on a Story by: Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe Summary: The tale of two brothers' misadventure with a magical handmill. Production: Writer: Scooter Director: Hank Romanesco Engineer: DJ Drummond Players: Aine Connelly - Poor…
2: The Shepherd And The Daughters Of The Sun
Sep 22, 2016 • 11 min
Culture: Inca Based on a Story by: Sir Clements Markham Summary: A shepherd and a princess’s pursuit of forbidden love. Production: Writer - John Donnell Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - DJ Drummond Players: Andrew Whitby - Guard 2 Chris G -…
1: Anansi Gives The People Stories
Sep 22, 2016 • 4 min
Culture: Ashanti, Ghana. Based on: African Storybook Initiative. Summary: The story of how the Spider god Anansi brought stories to humankind. Production: Writer - Scooter Director - Hank Romanesco Engineer - DJ Drummond Players: Aine Connelly - Narrator…