The Rambling Recollector

My reading of Edmond Hamilton's, In The World's Dusk, Which appeared in the March 1936 edition of Weird Tales Magazine.

Read here: https://archive.org/details/WeirdTales193603ATLPM

A tale as old as time itself. Boy sees girl. Boy Kidnaps girl. The planet nearly dies...

Like many Greek legends, there are several versions of this story, so I went with an interpretation I thought best for the Video.

Read for yourself:

https://www.greekmythology.com/Other_Gods/Persephone/persephone.html

https://www.greeklegendsandmyths.com/persephone.html

A Mix of Legends concerning Athena. Brought to you by Alcohol...

Note: there are multiple versions of these stories throughout Greek mythology, and Athena is no exception, so I went with an interpretation I thought would be the most amusing.

Some more Mesopotamian madness featuring our favorite lady of love and war, Innana/Ishtar.

Read for yourself here: http://etcsl.orinst.ox.ac.uk/section1/tr132.htm

A tale of an evil fox spirit.

http://yokai.com/tamamonomae/

My half-Lit recounting of Ishtar's descent into the Underworld.

The actual translated text: https://sacred-texts.com/ane/ishtar.htm

A short overview of Clark Ashton Smith’s Zothique Cycle, for those new to his work.

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Well hello there! Come on inside the perimeter and relax round the Thermal Globe, as I recount strange tales and strange histories for our mutual amusement.