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Show Notes for Episode 19 - Brazilian Folk Tales

Feb 10, 2019

Here's where we tell you how to find the recipe for the Caipirinha, the tales we told, and the podcast we mentioned!


The Booze:

1/2 lime
1/2 to 2 teaspoons sugar (to taste)
2 oz cachaça
Garnish with lime wheel

Cut half of a lime into small wedges. Place lime and sugar into a glass and muddle well. Add a few ice cubes, then the cachaça. Stir and enjoy! 


The Stories:

All tales and pictures are from "Fairy Tales From Brazil: How and Why Tales From Brazilian Folk-Lore" by Elsie Spicer Eells @


How the Monkey Became a Trickster


How the Brazilian Beetles Got Their Gorgeous Coats


How the Monkey Escaped Being Eaten


How the Toad Got His Bruises


The Promo:



Stuff We Mentioned:

Return of the King: 
Tortoise and the Hare: 
Rodents of unusual size:
charlotte's web: Book - 
Movie - 
Templeton - Veritable Smorgasbord song: 
Curious George (he doesn't have a tail):  
Mandela Effect: 
Ernie Hudson - Congo:  "When the moon is like that, every monkey for 200 miles thinks he's Elvis Presley."
Angra - Brazilian heavy metal band -, song Logan recommends, Hunters and Prey:  


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