Faerie Tales 11: “The Cat on Dovrefell” (Trolls) – A Monster Guys Podcast Presentation

Faerie Tales 11: “The Cat on the Dovrefell” (Trolls) – A Monster Guys Podcast Presentation

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Show Notes & Summary:

The Monster Guys present: Faerie Tales – A Monster Guys Podcast Presentation!

Join us as we travel to the Old Country and far away lands in search of some of the world’s greatest legends and monsters. Journey with us to the land of Faeries and other creatures of lore! For each Faerie Tales Podcast, we will spin a classic or original tale, and share in a brief conversation about the history, the lore, the mystery – and very often, the terror.


catonthedovrefellillustrationJoin D.C. & C. Michael McGannon, The Monster Guys, this week as they spin the classic tale “The Cat on the Dovrefell”, a Norwegian tale about trolls, Christmas Eve, and a man and his bear, set against the beautiful Dovrefjell Mountain Range in Norway.

Stick around for a brief discussion about the story, and this week … a P.S.!


We mentioned these articles or podcasts as well:

Tatterhood (Faerie Tales Podcast)

Trolls (The Monster Guys Podcast)

Christmas Trolls, Giant Cats, and Other Yuletide Monsters (The Monster Guys Podcast)

The Yule Lads (article)

Gryla: The Icelandic Bogeywoman (article)

Music: “Acoustic Breeze – Bensound.com

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Art: “The Man and His Bear Come to Dovrefell” by Jessie Wilcox Smith (1895). Published in “Round the Yulelog: Christmas in Norway”, Peter Christen Ambjørnsen, Dana Estes and Co.

For permission and other information about this and other stories by D.C. McGannon or C. Michael McGannon, contact us here.