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Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
Speculative fiction writer, long-term resident of Japan and Bram Stoker Award finalist Thersa Matsuura explores all that is weird from Japan—strange superstitions, folklore and folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks. These are little treasures she digs up while doing research for her writing. Also check out her Soothing Stories Podcast! Show notes and transcripts are available for most episodes at uncannyjapan.com
 
Bluiríní Béaloidis is the podcast from The National Folklore Collection, University College Dublin, and is a platform to explore Irish and wider European folk tradition across an array of subject areas and topics. Host Jonny Dillon hopes this tour through the folklore furrow will appeal to those who wish to learn about the richness and depth of their traditional cultural inheritance; that a knowledge and understanding of our past might inform our present and guide our future. Podcasts are av ...
 
Mythology extends past the Greek and Roman pantheon, and European fairy tales are only one section in the worldwide folklore lexicon. Every other Monday, join your host Gree, long time folk tale fan and short time global studies scholar, as we delve into stories from traditionally overlooked cultures from all over the planet. If you’re interested in hearing about myths and fables and legends from civilizations that have honed storytelling over thousands of years, “Colored Folklore” is the po ...
 
Fabled Collective explores mysteries, legends, myths, lore, ghosts, and fairy tales. Investigation of these tales of woe often reveal grim details that have been long hidden in the dark corners of history. Every story is a mix of both fact and fiction, and so are our episodes. We'll tell you a story, and then we'll tell you the truth. And to be perfectly honest, sometimes even our best fiction isn't as riveting as the facts.
 
A weekly scripted podcast where we delve into some of the most blood curdling topics; true crime, dark history, the occult, and more. If it goes bump in the night, than it's on the table. For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com
 
A storytelling podcast featuring stories with recipes and food history connected to each episode's story. Is the food in fairytales and folklore really symbolic or does it just make the tale relatable? Food and stories have their own rituals and feed different parts of us. If you had to choose between the two, could you? How is the history of food tied into stories? Will this podcast answer these questions or will there just be a great story and a highly tenuous link to a delicious recipe? Y ...
 
iNTO THE FRAY features first-hand witness encounters, and discussions with researchers and investigators in the fields of the paranormal, cryptozoology, UFOlogy, true crime, and all other manners of the unexplained. Join Shannon every Thursday at 7pm PST as we examine the many oddities in our little known universe. Visit intothefrayradio.com for blog posts, all archived episodes and sign up for the weekly guest newsletter.
 
Welcome to the cornfield. Where the cheese is squeaky and the milk is cold. Join us for a wild adventure of everything that throws us into random tangents. We will be covering any state we please in our NASAHV topics every other week. Please join us for fun facts about our great dairy state and creepy cryptids that spark our interest.
 
You're in the woods with your best friends, the campfire is roaring, and you’re telling scary stories. If that’s your thing, then this podcast is for you.We tell first and second hand stories in a non-dramatized setting. 3AM is the telling of supernatural occurrences and exploration of the unknown hosted by Jordan Elmer, Sean Gassaway, Charles Hatch, and DeeJay Pasikala. Want an extra story every week? Click here! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Join Drifter from the Rebel At Large Adventure Podcast as he explores & reads to you Fables, Folklore, Fairytales & Classic Stories. The content of this podcast will cover original writings, in their original text. Many of the original tales may be considered unsuitable for today's folks, containing topics of death & sexuality using words many do not approve of. Please use your best discretion when playing for young ears. Sleep Tight.
 
A folklorist, an ethnologist and a philosopher walk into a podcast. Welcome to a semi-academic hangout where the questions are more important than the answers. Hosted by Charlotta Rosenberg, Marianne Robertsson and Arwen Meereboer. Follow us on social media! @queerasfolklore on twitter, @queerasfolklorepodcast on instagram and subscribe via your podcatcher of choice!
 
Unlock the Archives, the ultimate library to the occult. Here you have access to anything and everything supernatural, paranormal, or unexplainable. Cases of demonic possession, cryptids, ghosts, Aliens & UFOS, conspiracy theories...anything and everything that you could imagine about the unknown and the unseen. Join us for guest talks on specific occult subjects and interviews with occult artists of all kinds in the near future as well as Stories from the Archives for Fiction pieces, Listen ...
 
Folklore has been used for generations to share stories across cultures. Each week this season Rachael and Mindy, walk the winding path of folklore. They ask how the stories we tell influence today’s culture and how we view women. From murder ballads to fairytales, we discuss the power these stories have over us all. It won’t be just sad but maybe, just maybe, also uplifting.
 
Every episode focuses on a different famous mythological figure. Through atmospheric story-telling we learn the condensed origins of folklore tales from all over the world, and also take a look at varying interpretations, cultural differences, and how the stories have influenced other media. Hosted by Bob Shoy. Contact at fiveminutefolklore@gmail.com
 
The Lucky Mojo Hoodoo Rootwork Hour is a real, live call-in show where the general public gets a chance to ask about actual problems with love, career, and spiritual protection, and we recommend and fully describe hoodoo rootwork spells to address, ameliorate, and remediate their issues. You will learn a lot just by listening -- but if you call in and your call is selected, you will get a free consultation from two of the finest workers in the field, cat yronwode and ConjureMan Ali.
 
A light-hearted look at characters, events, stories, myth & legend, from The GREAT NORTH EAST of England. – The area is roughly described as “almost to the tips of Bernicia and Deira or the auld Northumberland of the Middle-ages” The shows are hosted by EDS JAMES & THOMPSON. Each episode tackles a different subject with romance and rigmarole, laughs and tears, joy, and pain, punctuated with live musical performances and renditions. Together with a panel of star guests, they deliver, “The VER ...
 
Superstition. It is the unfounded belief in the supernatural; in things we do not understand. To be superstitious is to justify the occurrences we cannot see.Superstitious is a bi-weekly podcast that seeks to explore superstitions, their origins and places in history, and to seek out what contemporary superstitions are still knocking at our doors.
 
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In which we discover that you shouldn’t ask questions if you don’t want the answer, a shared love of food is an excellent foundation for a relationship, figs can definitely surprise you and you can fit quite a lot in a candlestick. The story in this episode is 'Dear as Salt', an Italian folktale with a vain and arrogant king, 3 princesses, 1 prince…
 
This month's podcast episode takes us to Cambridgeshire, to meet the famous folk-hero Tom Hickathrift, who lived in the marshland of Ely and took on a giant! Then we take a relaxing boat trip down the River Cam to learn more about Cambridge University, its long history, fascinating urban legends and chilling ghost stories. There’s more folktales, m…
 
This episode we’re supposed to be heading to South America, however… we ended up a little bit north of our mark. I’ll explain more later but to not take any more away from today’s topic we’ll be doing our first diety deep dive where we explore the existence of the Aztec Prince of Flowers. And for our fact, we’re taking a look at the fathers of Colu…
 
Let me tell you why your toddler might cry at night and throw tantrums and what you can do to remedy. It could be a mythical parasite that lives in their spine. Any you might them, too. Show Notes and Transcript Available Visit the Uncanny Japan website to read the show notes and transcript. Credits Intro and outro music by Julyan Ray Matsuura…
 
We take a deep dive into the world of urban legends, internet memes and more to try and make a case to legitimise the world of Digital Folklore. Does all folklore have to be old? What is digital folklore anyway? We explore the subject with assistant professor of folklore at Utah State University, and co-founder of the Digital Folklore Project, Dr L…
 
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This week on What the Folklore? we conclude The Fairy of Dawn, and shocking no one, find ourselves much more enamored by the cadre of horses than literally any other character. Oh, and a new cult dropped. Suggested talking points: The Justice Binary, The Goddess of Wednesday, Land Sirens, How Windy Are These Dogs?, When the Dayball Sleeps, Yelling …
 
Folklorist Robert L. Stone presents a rare collection of high-quality documentary photos of the sacred steel guitar musical tradition and the community that supports it. The introductory text and extended photo captions in Can’t Nobody Do Me Like Jesus! Photographs from the Sacred Steel Community (University of Mississippi Press, 2020) offer the re…
 
David Pogue reviews the PowerBook Duo 210/230 and the companion Duo Dock. NuBus and SCSI weren’t hot pluggable, meaning you had to shut down the machine every time you docked or undocked! Original text from Macworld Magazine, March 1993. PowerBook Duo Dock sounds courtesy of the RetroMacCast on YouTube (insert, eject).…
 
We all know trolls from Frozen, the Lord of the Rings and those strange troll dolls we had as kids, but what were the original trolls like? What do they look like? What do they do? And would you ever want to meet one? Find out by discovering the history and folklore of trolls. Sources 'Beast and Man: Realism and the Occult in Egils Saga' by Armann …
 
Two short stories from Japan. On the first, an old man is in a tree surrounded by demons and faced with a desperate choice. On the second, a man has a pet that his wife is not thrilled about, so she makes that known. With scissors. The creature is a sad cow! Or a vampire! Either way you probably don't want to hang out with it. Weird flavored soda: …
 
The Irish Folklore Commission (established in 1935) tasked itself with the documentation of the unwritten customs, beliefs and narratives of the Irish people; those ‘disiecta membra’ (as James Hamilton Delargy described them) of a rich heritage which it was feared was in danger of dying out and disappearing forever unless swift action was taken to …
 
Clint Richardson is an independent researcher, documentary filmmaker, radio show host, blogger, and book author. He’s known as a former Hollywood sound designer turned full time activist. Today he joins us to talk about his lengthy vaccine & COVID documentaries in the first hour, as well as his book The Strawman Story in the second. StrawmanStory.i…
 
In sleepy, religious Villisca, Iowa, eight people were murdered in the dead of night with a household axe. The killer stalked in through the back door, and out the front door. No one has ever been able to solve the case. Written and Narrated By: Cole Weavers Sound Production and Editing By: Matt Black Want more Tales by Cole? VISIT OUR PATREON! htt…
 
Tamlynn Bryson is an actor, writer and comedian currently based in Toronto. She has technically been a grown up for about a decade, but to be honest, she feels like she barely deserves that title. She is a graduate of the University of Windsor’s BFA in Acting program. Tamlynn has co-written two solo shows, Bedwetter and (in)decision, that in non-Co…
 
Blackwater. Now known as Academi. Once known as Xe Services. A private military company. One of many PMCs very active in Iraq and Afghanistan in the first decade of this century. One of many employers of "security contractors" contracted by the Department of Defense, or State Department, or the CIA to work alongside - or sometimes in place of - act…
 
This week the Lucky Mojo Hoodoo Rootwork Hour will be a special rebroadcast episode. catherine yronwode, Conjureman, and special guest Lara Rivera, of AIRR, recorded this show on November 24, 2019, providing 90 minutes of free readings, free spells, and conjure consultation, giving listeners an education in African-American folk magic. They discuss…
 
Our guest, Craig Campobasso, has made a career for himself as a casting director and award-winning filmmaker. He has been casting film and television for over three decades, and was Emmy-nominated for casting David E. Kelly’s Picket Fences. Craig directed, wrote and produced the short film “Stranger at the Pentagon,” which was adapted from the popu…
 
Thanks for joining us as we made a stop in Florida! The water is fine and the weather is warmer than we are used to. Some spoops make an appearance as we travel to find the fountain of youth! Don't get lost in the Bermuda Triangle, we won't be able to help. Thanks for joining and have a great eve-after-morning! Send us topics!! cornfieldwisconsin@g…
 
I wanna see some 💦 in the comments if you had to piss right when you finally found your hiding spot in hide and go seek. If you don’t leave a ⛲️ you lyin’. Glitch in the Matrix, Narrow Escapes, and Creepy Encounters. We hope you enjoy. Stories Start @ : 00:16:29 Flower Deliver Two Fireballs Vampire Camotes Island Airport Mama Grandma's Breakfast Wa…
 
Enjoy this classic tale of the little man, Tom Thumb. This ought to be easy for all ears, use your best judgment. The tiny boy does get swallowed by a cow then when the cow is killed a wolf eats the stomach, where Tom resides. Then the wolf is killed to rescue Tom however none of these acts are described in detail by any means. Sleep Tight Email: R…
 
Oh school, the memories, recess, lunchtime, books, friends and… ghosts?? These are tales of espooky escuelas, haunted schools. We share the legend of a spooky school, Preparatoria Federal in TIjuana, Mexico, whose students and faculty claim to see the spirit of a headless dancer and the very haunted tales of El Paso High, in El Paso Texas. El Paso …
 
Tell Me a Scary Story Tonight's episode is Issue #2 Part 2 of 667: Children of the Beast Visit my website to learn more about the series and others that I am working on. The Worlds of Author E.M. Moon The Occult Archives theme song by JunkFood2121, background music by Purple Planet Music (www.purple-planet.com) Support the show (http://www.buymeaco…
 
Sydnee has often had questionable tastes in movies *cough* Grease 2 *cough*, and this week's choice, according to the movie critics, is no different. "Now and Then," was not an extremely popular flick back in the day, and there's a lot to unpack to figure out why. Also, is it the spinoff to "It?" Maybe? Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvell…
 
In Episode 184, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger don their gym shorts and pump some iron in Voluntown, Connecticut, while they search for Elmer Bitgood: the strongest man in New England. Bitgood kept himself in the newspapers between 1909 and 1916 by performing various feats of strength, including lifting 2600 pounds in front of reporters! But when you …
 
Two stories from Russia. On the first, we catch up with the famous witch, Baba Yaga, as we follow yet another young person who has been sent on an errand/to be eaten at the evil witch's walking hut. The second one is about a dragon slayer, Dobrynya, as he makes a wrong turn down in the city and keeps falling in love with a woman who wants nothing a…
 
Marvin Gaye, otherwise known as the "Prince of Soul", was a pioneer breaking boundaries and clearing the way for generations of black artists to come. But he was also a deeply burdened man with a world of childhood trauma that threatened to swallow him whole at any moment. Written and Narrated By: Cole Weavers Sound Production and Editing By: Matt …
 
Shirley Blanch is a certified SMART Young Minds teacher, meditation teacher and mindfulness coach who works with young people and adults in educational, corporate and private settings. Shirley also delivers her work through public speaking; writing; podcasting and online presentations. She has featured as an expert guest on mindfulness on BBC Radio…
 
It's time for 2021's first volume of listener stories and it is quite the ride, taking us from a rural Texas homestead where a "baby" cries to lure people outside alone, to the titular horny ghost, which may be the greatest story told on this show so far. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll hear the story of Stinky Mike Music on This Episode: Main The…
 
The Great Emu War! Such a weird and fun tale to tell. What an odd historical period. As World War I came to an end, Australia - whose economy was tanking, tried to figure out what to do with their returning veterans. They decided to give many of them parcels of land in Western Australia where they could grow wheat. And then the Great Depression hit…
 
The Lucky Mojo Hoodoo Rootwork Hour is a real, live call-in show where the general public gets a chance to ask about actual problems with love, career, and spiritual protection, and we recommend and fully describe hoodoo rootwork spells to address, ameliorate, and remediate their issues. We begin this show with a Discussion Panel focussed on the to…
 
EDs & TALES Episode 2 - Are Northern Folk Tougher than Southern Softies? Joining Eds James & Thompson are guests Jamie Brown, Richard Sirot, Heather Bell and Ruth Lambert. Together they meander to THE VERDICT · Is it a Belta? · Or was it a Belly-Flopper? Hear about the struggles of rowing champions of old. The stars of music-hall. A rigged football…
 
Lazarus by Leonid Andreyev Warning: This story carries a heavy theme of death. Please use discretion when playing for young or sensitive ears. This is a telling of the days of Lazarus, from his rising to his second death. Hear the story of an unfortunate that had to think twice about dying. Sleep Tight Email: Rebels@RebelAtLarge.com Website: www.Re…
 
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