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Looking for a podcast on Japan's mysterious culture? Try listening to Thersa Matsuura's Uncanny Japan Podcast and experience all that is weird about Japan—strange superstitions, folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks—and not found anywhere else! Show notes and transcripts available at uncannyjapan.com
 
iNTO THE FRAY features top-rated investigators, authors and experiencers from various fields including UFOlogy, Cryptozoology, Paranormal, True Crime and all other manners of the unexplained. Join us every Thursday at 7pm PST as we delve into the unknown. Visit us at intothefrayradio.com
 
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. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/femlore-podcast/support
 
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
 
Kamuela Kaneshiro shares tales of people, legends, traditions, and Gods from the Pacific cultures occupying Asia, Australia, the Americas, and all the islands nations in between. These are the stories that influenced films, Marvel and DC comic books, Disney movies, Netflix series, TV shows, and books. Episodes include a featured song, and Hawaiian word.
 
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 ...
 
Welcome to Hypnogoria, Britian's longest running horror podcast! Coming to you from the Great Library of Dreams, Mr Jim Moon invites you to take a comfy armchair by the fireside to talk of all things weird and wonderful. Here we discuss strange cinema and spooky television, explore weird fiction and delve into the mysteries of folklore. Plus we also regularly gather by the fireside to hear readings of some classic tales of the strange and the macabre.
 
Are you fascinated by the paranormal, supernatural, spooky, and/or just plain weird? Tune in to hear Britt Oswald educate Peter Uth on the creepier things – ghost stories, folklore, urban legends, cryptids, and more. If you enjoy having a good laugh with friends about fiends, grab a slice of some Creepy Pizza!
 
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 ...
 
Unspookable is a family friendly look at the histories and mysteries behind your favorite scary stories, myths and urban legends. Each week host Elise Parisian discusses such topics as Bloody Mary, Charlie Charlie, and Ouija Boards to find the stories behind the scares. (Recommended for ages 8+) New season coming Spring 2021
 
A bite sized look into the monsters of global folklore and mythology with Erin, a self-confessed mythology addict. Jump in and learn about your favourite monsters from Gorgons to Kelpies, to Wendigos to Bigfoot. Stay spooky every Thursday. Get in touch @mythmonsterspod
 
Britton and Clete are your hosts for this weekly podcast involving all the fictitious and true horrors that reside in our world and possibly beyond! Join us every Sunday for topics including serial killers, folklore, disappearances, conspiracy theories and much much more. The abyss is waiting, what will you find?
 
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 Charles Hatch, DeeJay Pasikala, & Sean Gassaway. Want an extra story every week? Click here! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Dive into the history and daily lives of elusive beasts, magical creatures, and paranormal entities. An educational program, learn how these organisms develop, socialize, and feed, as well as what makes them stand out from others of their kind (or, of a similar kind). From chimeras to hybrids, cryptids to mythical figures, to ghosts and shadow people, Ballyraven reveals where these beings may be found, what their strengths and weaknesses are, how you can protect yourself from them, and welco ...
 
Tales of Bedlam is a podcast started in July 2018 by two introverts looking to inject a little humor and hopefully a bit of education into the fairytales collected by the brothers Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm in the early 1800s. With some listener feedback, we have recently decided to expand beyond just the Brother’s Grimm tales and are incorporating worldwide fairytales and folklore. From the Bedroom Studios of Bricklebrit Inc, Micah and Dustin dive into a different story every week, searching f ...
 
Korean dark history, ghost tales, folklore, serial killers, true crime, and more. You are about to discover why Korea has the spookiest stories and darkest history.Folklorist Shawn and history buff Joe delve into Korea's gruesome stories of massacres, betrayals, and blood. It's like "Game of Thrones" in Asia. We share our passion for Korea and its struggles throughout time. If you enjoy shows like "Kingdom," this is the podcast for you. Even if you know nothing about Korea, its history will ...
 
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.
 
They Call It Horror is a new podcast and brain child of Author, Brian Hershey, and Editor, Kayla Hardin, both horror enthusiasts and zany geeks of the genre. This podcast is designed to explore the history, legends, folklore and societal influences of what we know of modern monsters. Oh, and both of them like to talk a lot of trash about movies and books that have helped these monsters grow in the genre from their humble legendary origins.
 
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 ...
 
Welcome to Cinderly's Mermaid Podcast, the show with real mermaids, legends and history! We interview professional mermaids, mermaid experts, mermaid authors, mermaid filmmakers, and mermaid entrepreneurs. Listen as we explore cool mermaid history, mermaid mythology, share original mermaid stories, and learn what the mermaid life is all about. Our host, Laura von Holt, the Fairy Boss Mother, is a mermaid mogul who writes romance novels, loves The Little Mermaid, and wants to retire as, you g ...
 
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!
 
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Final episode of the season! Continuing our mothers day theme, we have Mia O’Malley (@miaomalley) from (@plussizebabywearing) to talk with us about Rumpelstiltskin. The non-profit pairing this week is NEDA (https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/). We will be making a donation, and we hope you do too. Hosted by Rachael Marr and Mindy Scott. Audio …
 
This week, it's a story from Africa (more specifically the Nilamba people in northern Tanzania) about a hunt for a murderer that goes off the rails very quickly with talking animals...and giant, sad pumpkins. The creature this week is a dancing horse. A big chunky ballerina boy who wants to give you a high five at 2100 RPM. -- Acorn TV: Try Acorn T…
 
In which we discover that princesses aren't always heroines, that gardener's boys can be heroes and that being buried in flowers isn't necessarily a good thing. There are also fantastic forests of jewels, fairies, miraculous laurel trees, enchanted princes and the sheer joy to be found in dancing. This tale for this episode is The Slippers of Twelv…
 
We speak with PhD researcher Karin Murray-Bergquist about her research into ghost ship stories off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, and her project which is plotting these onto a new digital map of the area. To view the map, visit Karin's MapHub page To contact Karin with stories, please email her at karin.murraybergquist@gmail.com You can v…
 
Lauri dug deep into her own childhood (her 20's) to bring us a story from her indirect past. Jane Dorotik was accused of killing her husband, and was known to be a horse girl. Kash makes up a separate, but even more problematic couple, and there are too many (imaginary) Bobs in this story. Thanks for listening!…
 
This week on WTFolklore, we conclude our reading of The Day Boy and the Night Girl by George MacDonald, while also learning a lot about privilege, fallons ids, and the games you can play with nighttime predator beasts Suggested talking points: Fought, Kissed, or Ignored Each Other, Heading Mothwards, Pony Ollies, Everyone is Witch, The Death Lamp i…
 
Today's Story Time is one I found in an old collection of Japanese folklore. It's about a couple of conniving kappa and an innocent young girl. It's called "The Kappa's Abyss." Uncanny Japan is author Thersa Matsuura. Her other show is The Soothing Stories Podcast. Check out her books including The Carp-Faced Boy on Amazon. If you'd like to help su…
 
In this month’s virtual adventure we're off to Lancashire to meet the man who made a deal with the devil and was granted three wishes, in exchange for his soul. Then over by the sea in Morecambe, we meet the fisherman who found his way to the magical 'Land of the Nodding Flowers' and befriended a group of Lancashire faeries known as the 'Greenies'.…
 
This podcast features Brenda Beck’s lifelong work on the Tamil folk epic Ponnivala. In addition to her forthcoming new English translation of the epic (“Land of the Golden River”), we also discuss her 1982 study of the epic The Three Twins (now open-access), her full color graphic novel of the epic (available in Tamil and English), and her 13-hour …
 
Common garden flowers can be just as exciting as their showy toxic counterparts. Learn some of the folklore of bluebells, daffodils and hydrangeas in this week's episode of Fabulous Folklore! 2:23 Daffodils 6:02 Bluebells 9:08 Hydrangeas This episode is for entertainment purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. These are toxic plants a…
 
'The Doctor's wine of Bernkastel' is the perfect mix of history and folklore and one of the main reasons why I love "Legends of the Rhine". You can still buy Doctor's wine from the Mosel Valley today! Support The Folktale Project by becoming a Patron at https://www.patreon.com/join/folktaleproject.By The Folktale Project
 
Cult! Cult! Cult! We're back to sucking on a cult - a small and relatively unknown one which is surprising considering how crazy this story is. For well over a decade, conman Daniel Perez convinced a small band of followers into thinking he was possessed by three mostly evil angels, or maybe was an angel, and that he had the keys to heaven, or mayb…
 
Learn about America's most expensive highway, and its spiritual issues. Support our book's Kickstarter Campaign before June 1st Website: https://legendsfromthepacific.com/58-h3 Theme Song: "Mystery" by Tavana, courtesy of HI*Sessions Sound Effects: Sound Effects Factory Music Coordinator: Matt Duffy AKA DJ TripleBypass Featured song: "La'ieikawai" …
 
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…
 
We hit episode 10! And to celebrate we are releasing the lost pilot episode we recorded before we actually made this a thing. Britt tells Peter a story that has EVERYTHING. Ghost, Aliens, Government Conspiracies, Butterized Dogs, Real Estate Moguls, and MORE! We apologize for everything. Visit us on our website www.CreepyPizza.com Find us on Instag…
 
This part 2 of Nonc Nu & Da Wild Matous and it only gets better from here! In this session we talkin wit da band about Gig’s of Bourbon Street past and the best part of playing live, YOU! We get into a few juicy tales of our past guests, & listen to a few sweet Cajun tunes along da way. Grab a double fist of your favorite brew; & Kick back wit Da D…
 
We’re getting Scooby Doo with it. Murders, secrets, mysteries, and clues all to what end? Come meddle with us kids. Ouija boards, mysterious disappearances, and Mormon missionary urban legends, we hope you enjoy. Stories Start @ : 00:13:32 Somerton Man R-E-X Midnight Tapper McCormick Cypher Want an extra story every week? Click here! See acast.com/…
 
Hi guys and welcome back for season 2! It has been quiet the journey, and we thank you all for your patience and support. In this episode, we talk a little bit about the Cree's history, their language, and like always, we'll dive into what and who the Mannegishi are. This week's story is Camping in The Sticks (viewer discretion is advised, there ar…
 
In our final story from Carl Sandburg this week, 'How Bozo the Button Buster Busted All His Buttons When a Mouse Came' we discover who ran out and held up the sky when the sky began to fall. Support The Folktale Project by becoming a Patron at https://www.patreon.com/join/folktaleproject.By The Folktale Project
 
Ouija boards were introduced as family board games, but became something to fear later. Today we share espooky stories involving the ouija board. Starting with the Vallecas case from Spain, which was turned into the movie Veronica, then our guest Lulu, shares her experiences and MJ tells us some creepy reddit stories. Before that, we share listener…
 
Tina Sena of the Cauldron Cast joins me to share her sighting of what she can only label a werewolf, near Codman Square in Boston. Want even more iTF content? Head to Patreon.com and check out the various pledge levels! Besides the interactive live video and bonus audio content? Rewards include...YOUR OWN PRIVATE RSS LINK, (so you can listen to all…
 
In Episode 194, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger head to Union Street in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, to search for the long-lost location of a haunted farmhouse that made the newspapers back in 1887. Though it was reported to be haunted before a tragic event left a final scar, after a child was lost inside, the building rotted away to nothing except a spo…
 
Tonight da Rebellion has da Honor and da privilege to Fais Deaux Deaux wit da Sultan’s of Zydeco; Nonc Nu & Da Wild Matous! Tonight we get down with da Matous and our journey begins. Nonc Nu is not your average Cajun/Zydeco band, their flare fully immersive concert experiences are unrivaled and their fans love it. The Band’s mission is to save our …
 
The death penalty has become a hot topic lately after #SorryJeongin. Shawn covers the history of gruesome and famous executions in Korean history and the state of South Korea’s death penalty today. Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at https://darksideofseoul.com L…
 
Today we get the first of two stories narrated by Sandburg's Hatrack the Horse, 'How Six Umbrellas Took Off Their Straw Hats to Show Respect to the One Big Umbrella'. Support The Folktale Project by becoming a Patron at https://www.patreon.com/join/folktaleproject.By The Folktale Project
 
An oldie but problem-ey? This week as part of our mother's day episodes we have Mindy’s mom, Sharon, on the podcast. We discuss how Snow White influenced her life. The non-profit pairing this week is Big brothers, big sisters (https://bbbs.org/). We will be making a donation, and we hope you do too. Hosted by Rachael Marr and Mindy Scott. Audio pro…
 
Sources: Literally thousands of books, research articles, and movies....and also some of below. "The Exorcist" -William Blatty (book and movie) "Paradise Lost"-John Milton King James Bible Wikipedia-Demons, daemons, pazuzu, devils, devil, satan, lucifer "Pazuzu: Beyond Good and Evil" https://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2014/assyria-to-ib…
 
There's a killer on the loose in Kyoto. Young women are disappearing from the streets, never to be heard from again. Minamoto no Raikō, the legendary samurai, knows that it isn't merely a serial killer, but the demons. After he and other samurai like him drove the demons away, the began amassing in the far-off, desolate regions of Japan, but now th…
 
Children are some of the most vulnerable members of society, and as such are awarded the protection of not only caregivers but the watchful eye of society itself. But what terrible things might happen if that eye is not present? Warning: This episode discuss a host of sexual assault, and as such may be triggering. Written and Narrated By: Cole Weav…
 
On this episode, Paul gives us the goods from last weekend's Nebraska Bigfoot Conference, we continue a story from what may be Wisconsin's most haunted apartment block, a harmless board game in a cemetery ends in snake eyes, and so much more. Also on this show: journeying across the land of the dead to fight your grandad Music on This Episode: Main…
 
Guest reviewer Howard David Ingham, from Room 207 Press, discusses the book 'New Queer Horror Film and Television', published by University of Wales Press. This is an audio version of a Folklore Podcast Book Club episode originally made for YouTube. You can watch the original on our YouTube channel at youtube.com/FolklorePodcast To support The Folk…
 
Whiskey! Today’s suck is SOAKED in whiskey. Mostly, in Jameson - some Irish whiskey. John Jameson - the founder of Jameson - was originally a lawyer from Alloa in Scotland before he founded a distillery in Dublin in 1780. In 1805, he was joined by his son John Jameson II who took over the family business. For the next 41 years, John Jameson Jr. bui…
 
It has been a long time coming, but it is almost here. Launching on Kickstarter June 02, 2021. "Bedlam The Board Game" Get more info at talesofbedlam.com Stoke the fires of your imagination and dive into the realm of Bedlam, the board game. Inspired by folklore and fairy tales from around the world you’ll begin by choosing which character you’ll us…
 
This week we have three new stories about Hatrack the Horse, beginning with 'How the Three Wild Babylonian Baboons Went Away in the Rain Eating Bread and Butter'. Support The Folktale Project by becoming a Patron at https://www.patreon.com/join/folktaleproject.By The Folktale Project
 
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