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Show Notes for Episode 8 - The Domovoi

Nov 11, 2018

This week we discussed the Domovoi, the small, hairy, old man that might live under your stove and originates in Slavic folklore. Here are the show notes, with links, pictures, etc.


Attribution - Ivan Bilibin @


Cocktail of the Week
The Domovoi
-2 parts Żubrówka Bison Grass Vodka
-3 parts mojito mix (should only be water, sugar, lime, mint)
-Squeeze of lime
-Pour into Collins glass with ice
-Garnish with a sprig of mint


Slavic sources:


Attribution - Minna Sundberg @ (Slavic is right in the middle)


Domovoi sources:
Russian Folk Belief by Linda J. Ivanits - Professor at Pennsylvania State University (
Spirits, Fairies, Leprechauns, and Goblins: Encyclopedia, by Carol Rose, 89-90, 180 
Encyclopedia of Russian & Slavic Myth and Legend By Mike Dixon-Kennedy, 



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