The Slayer

'The Doom Fulfilled' by Edward Burne-Jones WikiArt

Myth and folklore are full of monsters and the heroes who slay them. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick meet some of these fabulous slayers and discuss the science and potential meaning of their bloody endeavors.

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Raiko tormented by the earth spider.
Raiko tormented by the earth spider.
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Topics in this Podcast: monsters, Halloween, mythology, fear, psychology, neruoscience