James Funnyhat’s Table of Fables
Episode # 20,”The Princess & The Knights”

Episode # 20,”The Princess & The Knights”

June 6, 2021

This episode is packed with danger and adventure.   Princess Karina is minding her own business when a dragon comes and drags her away from her castle.  The brave knights, Roland and Tonio come to save her and that seems like just the right thing but are they up to it?   Karina may need to take matters into her own hands and find out what sort of Princess she is.

A listener also reveals the mystery of who was climbing on the CN tower so James reveals some new podcast rules about listening while skateboarding on tall buildings - this podcast has to be safe!!!  James also tries to climb into a mirror to see what is on the other side.

Episode # 19, “Mad Mary Saves The Planet”

Episode # 19, “Mad Mary Saves The Planet”

May 30, 2021

This episode features the epic adventure of Mary who uses her super powers to save the zebras, the trees, the wetlands, the oceans, and everything in between....she may have saved everything a bit too much but she sure had an exciting time of it!!!

 

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Episode # 18, “The Rich Man & The Shoemaker”

Episode # 18, “The Rich Man & The Shoemaker”

May 23, 2021

This episode is a retelling of a European folk tale in true James Funnyhat style with a happy and lively musical score.  A shoemaker has a job fixing and and making shoes.  One day he gets so much money that he doesn't have to work anymore.  That's a good thing, isn't it?  This tale explores that question.

 

There is also a question from a listener who asks James what he would rather sit on: ice cubes or fire.  James tries both...

Episode # 17, “The Inventor andThe Robot

Episode # 17, “The Inventor andThe Robot

May 15, 2021

Dr. Edison Datum is a very clever inventor who has made many marvellous gadgets.  His new Interplanetary Boomerang is so popular that he has to start a factory and hire workers to make enough of them.  Working in a factory is not easy though and Dr. Datum is very frustrated that his workers keep making mistakes.  His solution: a robot that is perfect and will not make mistakes - just like he doesn't make mistakes.

 

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Episode # 16, “The Temple of Miracles”

Episode # 16, “The Temple of Miracles”

May 9, 2021

Episode # 16 tells the tale of an epic adventure to a legendary place where miracles are said to happen. Do miracles happen?  The scientists and reporters want to discover the truth and they find it where they least expect....

 

Some questions from listeners take us into a comparison of dots and polka dots, and James finds out if cactus needles are sharp or if they only look sharp.

Episode # 15, “Why Chickens Eat Cockroaches”

Episode # 15, “Why Chickens Eat Cockroaches”

May 2, 2021

In this episode, James tells a story from Western Africa about the origins of how chickens came to eat something that we would never eat.  After listening, you probably won't be tempted to eat a cockroach but you may very well be decide not to act like one!

 

A listener tricks James into having a 'timeout' for breaking the rules so James makes a new rule so it won't happen again.

 

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Episode #14, “Catrina, the Girl Who Loved Cats”

Episode #14, “Catrina, the Girl Who Loved Cats”

April 24, 2021

Catrina loves cats and everything about them.  She has pictures of cats on her clothes, in her room, and on just about everything.  Unfortunately though, she doesn't have a cat.  She really wants one, she dreams about having one, and she asks her parents all the time.  Will she ever have a cat? Or only a wish for a cat?

Before the story, James tries to impress a listener by playing a guitar standing on a stool....it doesn't go so well.

 

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Episode # 13, King Gaston The Gourmet

Episode # 13, King Gaston The Gourmet

April 18, 2021

This episode, features a story about King Gaston.  King Gaston loves very fancy food more than anything else but he realizes that the one thing he doesn't have is a favourite food that he loves above all others.  He begins a contest to see which chef can produce such a food.  There are so many talented chefs and delicious food that the King can't decide amongst them. Then one day, a mysterious stranger arrives riding on a unicorn.  She claims that she can make a food that Gaston will enjoy more than all the others.  After a long journey, he comes to a decision.

 

This episode is supported by Alex in Michigan who also sent in a recording of her question for James.

Episode #12, “Princess Flatulina”

Episode #12, “Princess Flatulina”

April 11, 2021

This episode features one of James' most requested stories.  It is about a princess who has a condition that makes her a little different than most of the other princess out there in the realms of princesses.  

 

Before the story, there is an announcement of three more rules for listeners to follow and James finds out which crayons taste best. 

Episode #11, “Anansi and the Pot Dance”

Episode #11, “Anansi and the Pot Dance”

April 3, 2021

This episode of A Table of Fables takes us into World Folklore with a story from that most classic Jamaican trickster, Anansi.  This is the story of how Anansi first lost his hair and it has a significance for anyone who has ever been tempted to bend and twist the truth to their advantage....that is to say every one of us!

 

Before the story, Arjan writes in to point out that James Funnyhat is not very observant and Dante tricks James into singing the alphabet with his fingers in his mouth....yikes!

 

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