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The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medicine schemes... Skeptoid has you covered. From the sublime to the startling, no topic is sacred. Weekly since 2006.
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American Hysteria explores how fantastical thinking has shaped our culture – moral panics, urban legends, hoaxes, crazes, fringe beliefs, and national misunderstandings. Poet-turned-podcaster Chelsey Weber-Smith tells the strangest stories from American history and examines the forces that create the reality we share, and sometimes, the reality we don't.
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A boozy dive into mythology, legends, and folklore. Every week we pour a drink and dive into a new story from around the world. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks. New episodes every Wednedsay!
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Aloreing
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Aloreing

Kimberly Hammons & Ryan Huskins

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Do you like folklore, cryptids, urban legends, and art? Aloreing is a podcast that brings all these together. Your hosts, Kimmy Hammons & Ryan Huskins discuss urban legends, creatures, lore and more. If you are looking for a comedy, folklore podcast with a touch of spooky look no further! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/aloreing/support
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Sinisterhood is the comedy podcast about all things sinister, covering true crime, cults, cryptids, unsolved mysteries, and strange phenomena. Join Dallas-based comedians and best friends Christie Wallace and Heather McKinney each Wednesday as they bring you weekly episodes with plenty of research, lots of laughs, and legal insight from Heather, a licensed attorney. Plus, catch all new odd but true tales submitted by listeners every Friday.
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Oddity Shop
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Oddity Shop

Kara Perakovic and Zach Palmer

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This podcast examines the oddities of the world...Cryptids to Conspiracies, Cults to Curiosities, Myths to Mysteries, and so much more! Stop by the shop, where the bizarre is always on sale... Each week your curators, Kara Perakovic and Zach Palmer will be opening the shop and sharing stories with you.
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We all know the stories: Bloody Mary, the Chupacabra, Candyman... These urban legends have been around for decades, sometimes centuries, and still haunt us today. But are they real? The Ghost Brothers, Atlanta’s premiere (and funniest) paranormal investigators, Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass, and Marcus Harvey are investigating the craziest myths and legends with the help of comedians, witches, celebrities and friends. So gather round, because there's some creepy s*** out there and we know you lov ...
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Tackling issues in culture, education, independent authorship, and the occasional urban legend, this podcast has it all. Chats with Chad segments are more lighthearted and fun discussions of things going in his author and teaching journeys. Didactic Cafe segments are dealing with ethical and moral issues in education and the world in general. Culture Cuts feature book and movie reviews as well as diving into cultural controversies and touchstones of the moment. And finally, Urban Legends Unm ...
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A Philadelphia based podcast exploring the strange and unusual. Hang out with us as we cackle about paranormal phenomena and concoct some cocktails inspired by them. See you in another dimension and remember, ghouls, no tools.
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Bittersweet Infamy
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Bittersweet Infamy

Josie Mitchell + Taylor Basso

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Storytellers and best friends Josie Mitchell and Taylor Basso share the stories that live on in infamy: the strange and the familiar, the tragic and the comic—the bitter and the sweet. New episodes every other Sunday. Support the show: ko-fi.com/bittersweetinfamy
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OnlyCreeps
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OnlyCreeps

Mayra Perez, Hannah Ahlquist

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Want some preternatural activity with your true crime? How about some black magic or spooky history? Perhaps you would just like to know why we find certain things so scary? Whatever dark and twisty content you seek, Mayra Perez and Hannah Ahlquist have got you covered. OnlyCreeps has so much more to offer you than just…well..creeps. Let Mayra Perez and Hannah Ahlquist educate you on true crime, urban legends, spooky history, and everything in between! Welcome to OnlyCreeps!
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Unspookable
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Unspookable

Soundsington Media

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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 digs into the history, brain science, and power dynamics behind such topics as Bloody Mary, Charlie Charlie, and Ouija Boards to find the stories behind the scares. (Recommended for ages 8+) Unspookable has been called one of the "Best podcasts for kids of all ages" by Time Out New York, one of the “7 Podcasts Big Kids Will Love” by T ...
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Finn Mitchell and his best friend Omari Mason travel to a rural town in West Virginia to investigate folklore about a serial killer there known as the Shadow Man. Early on, they meet Ava Cook, whose personal experience with the Shadow Man reels them in to stay and find out more. They work together with her, and as they dig deeper they find more about the town than they’d anticipated. Welcome to Strange Trails, a fictional investigation based on the format and style of 'Serial'.
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Digital Folklore

Perry Carpenter & Mason Amadeus | Realm

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Digital Folklore is an immersive audio adventure that takes place inside a fictional universe, but explores the real-world truths behind various expressions of internet culture and how each holds up a mirror to the society from which they emerge. This podcast is great for audio fiction fans who really really want to enjoy interview-based shows, or for listeners who love expert interviews and insights but long for something unique and unexpected. Join Perry Carpenter and Mason Amadeus as they ...
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The Pop Of Zero podcast explores the fascinating world of urban legends and haunted history. Join us as we delve into spooky tales of ghosts, mysterious creatures, and unexplained phenomena from cities all around the world. Our hosts will take you on a journey through the dark and creepy history of urban legends, sharing spine-tingling stories and uncovering the truth behind the myths including pop culture. So grab a flashlight and join us as we explore the shadows of the unknown."
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Toshiden is a biweekly show in which horror author and translator Tara A. Devlin explores various urban legends from Japan. From Kuchisake-onna's long history to the hidden meaning behind convenience store toilet signs, we explore it all and look at how they came about and why they became a legend in the first place.
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Welcome to Ghost Talk, where we believe that storytelling is an innate part of human nature, from the cave drawings to the chants and poems that have been passed down through the generations. Stories have the power to educate, enlighten, and provide an escape from the struggles of everyday life.However, when a story reaches a paranormal level, the decision to share it becomes a conflict for the storyteller. Do they share it and risk being ostracized or ridiculed? Or do they keep it to themse ...
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An immersive audio storytelling series from the database of the SCP Foundation, a fictional, extra-governmental organization documented by the massive collaborative-fiction project of the same name, heavily rooted in horror, science fiction, folklore, and urban legend. Scripts come directly from the SCP Foundation Wiki: http://www.scp-wiki.net/ The voice of the Database is Joshua Alan Lindsay. The extended voice cast includes Brittany Carlton, Spera Crinis, Oktober Crow, Lee Daniel, Lisa Hog ...
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Where History Comes Alive! A fast-paced, well-researched weekly podcast covering a wide range of historical events, persons, places, legends, and mysteries, Hosted by Jon Hagadorn, the selection of stories and interviews includes lost treasure, unsolved mysteries, unexplained phenomenon, WWII stories, biographies, disasters, legends of the Old West, American Revolutionary history, urban legends, movie backstories, and much more. Available wherever podcasts are found, including Apple Podcasts ...
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This week Morgan welcomes her new co-host to the podcast Ari Graves! Ari dives right into their co-hosting duties, and discusses the darker side of the Mormon religion! Credits: Modern Mythos Network intro and outro written and performed by Sean McNeilly Album art: Ben Harrison Hosts: Morgan Benek and Ari Graves Producer: Nick Kizina…
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Which WWE firing was more shocking: Dolph Ziggler or Shelton Benjamin? Find out what my brutally honest thoughts are when you check out the all-new episode of “Sports Urban Legend” airing every Saturday at 11 pm…Starring yours truly…William Rameau and my Co-Host Maccorley Mathieu...Only on BlogTalk Radio and iTunes #sports #entertainment #mlb #wwe …
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We’ve got goosebumps, which is the perfect way to start off the spooky season! We’ve got haunted libraries, a really scary visitor to a house, and a competition for whose house is most haunted. Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of home invasion, demonic possession, death, explosions, illness, and murder. Houseke…
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Two legends for the price of one! The new legend details the possibly cursed island in the middle of the Penobscot River- Ayers Island. Is it home to spirits cursed to die and remain long after their lives have ceased? Are there dark places on earth that no one should go? Why would you bring a baby on a ghost hunt? The second is a classic legend- t…
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Do you believe in ghosts? That's a question most of us have asked or have been asked before. How do you respond? Is it something you may have seen? Something you may have felt? Or has the presence of ghosts in popular culture and on YouTube or TikTok convinced you that they might just exist? Well, however you answer these questions, we think it's t…
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Content Warning: Attempted (censored) deadnaming; thinly veiled trans- and xenophobia; heavily implied war crimes; and fascist elements.----This episode was requested by Patreon patron, Trey Adams. To join him in his support of the show, and to gain access to a number of patron-exclusive benefits, visit www.patreon.com/thescpfoundationdatabase.----…
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Defying Convention (Memes, Conspiracy, & Communication) Despite their best efforts, the gang cannot stop the flow of time and MEMExpo is upon them. Perry and Mason venture into the convention looking for someone to essentially do their presentation for them. As it happens, they encounter Josh Chapdelaine of Digital Void for an insightful conversati…
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The Sacramento Vampire. Need we say more? Listen if you dare. Support the show #paranormal, #ghost, #ghosts #haunted, #supernatural, #spirits, #paranormalinvestigation, #ghosthunting, #hauntedplaces, #paranormalactivity, #psychic, #medium, #poltergeist, #EVP, #paranormalevidence, #paranormalphenomena, #spiritcommunication, #occult, #paranormalstori…
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Hello Strangers! Being Dead Serious podcast Episode 61: Silk Road: the true story of Drugs, Death and the Dark Web Pt. 2 Is now available. Silk Road, described as the "Amazon of illegal drugs", appeared on the Dark Web in 2011. Ross (THE Ross Man) Ulbricht was the brainchild of a mysterious and anonymous cyber black market for illegal goods, and th…
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Hey Campers, we have a wailing good folktale for yall this week's episode. We will be discussing the history and lore surrounding the mournful Banshees. Both Kimmy and Ryan will discuss how all red flags look pink through a bottle of rosé, how you are probably related to a banshee and don’t even know it, and why we should all be paid in liquor when…
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This week, Leigh dives into the unexpected director behind 1992’s little-known horror masterpiece Braindead (released in the US in 1993 as Dead Alive) while Lori introduces alchemy through the 2018 British television series A Discovery Of Witches. GET UPDATES ON THE IN SEARCH OF DARKNESS DOC HERE! TO VIEW A COMPLETE LIST OF OUR RESOURCES, PLEASE VI…
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Early podcast and merry ten years of the podcast everyone. Thanks so much for listening. 00:00 The Start 04:39 Michael Gambon & David McCallum RIP 09:35 The Writer’s Strike Finally Ends 16:38 The DCU Hasn’t Started Yet 20:30 Rick & Morty Season 7 Trailer 22:51 Matthew Vaughn’s Argylle Trailer 27:05 The Marvels Confirmed Shortest MCU (more...)…
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Welcome to Freaky Friday where we tell your odd but true stories - Jehovah's Witness Edition. The JW’s; Jehovah’s Witness Show; I ALMOST DIED BECAUSE OF JWs; Jehovah's Witness and Friend’s Suicide; Jehovah's Witness Victim; Jehovah's Witness in Ireland; The Sad, Sad Unicorn; and Jehovah's Witness Account- My Coming Out Click here to submit your odd…
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Welcome back to Secret Silo Show. The Boys are back and gaining semi consciousness. They are currently imprisoned in Antarctica for their role in the fight against the Pope. Soon they meet the warden of the prison and finally understand why they are being kept here. Things don't look good for the bunker boys. Thanks for coming back and welcome to s…
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Welcome to The Oddity Shop, Where the Bizarre is Always on Sale! This week in the shop, Zach Tells us about Amy Carlson, and her Culty Group: Love has won Ready to be drawn into the world of Love Has Won, a cult led by Amy Carlson, the woman who claimed to be a divine being? Brace yourself for an emotional rollercoaster as we delve deep into the in…
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Welcome to another installment of Digital Folklore Unplugged. Unplugged episodes are all about stripping away the fancy production elements so that we can give you access to raw (or slightly edited) interviews with folklore experts. Today's guest is Dr. Lynne McNeill. Lynne McNeill’s name is nearly synonymous with the study of Digital Folklore. Her…
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Author Isabel Cañas is back to talk about her newest book, Vampires of El Norte! We chat about Mexican vampires and boogeymen, historical romance, and drawing inspiration from her family’s history. Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of illness, death, forced marriage, religious persecution, colonialism, and pregn…
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Welcome to Witch Whispers, our weekly minisode series coming to you every Wednesday. Each week, Leigh and Lori will take turns picking a bite-sized magical topic to hold you over until our full-length Friday episode. Let’s talk astrology. This week, Leigh explores all things LIBRA: the most enigmatic of the air signs. TO VIEW A COMPLETE LIST OF OUR…
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Whether you have been handed a brochure or answered their knock at your door, this small but prevalent group has operated in our society since its inception in the late 1800s. With over 200 locations worldwide, there’s likely a Kingdom Hall near you. But what exactly is going on inside? This week’s episode is Jehovah's Witnesses - Part 1. Click her…
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It’s widely accepted that if Elvis Presley were alive today he would have made a really decent podcaster. Where better then to discuss his life and legacy than on a podcast which, at the time of writing, is ranked as Finland’s 245th most popular sleep aid? Thanks to Dan (presumably of Bremen) for feeding The King into the bean machine. Join our PAT…
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On this special encore presentation of Unspookable we are looking back at one of our favorite episodes: Friday the 13th. Do you believe in luck? Do you think you're lucky or unlucky? Do you believe that there are certain days that are more prone to unlucky occurrences? In this episode we explore the origins, history, and superstition surrounding Fr…
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If you live in the bay area, you know the local lore surrounding Marsh Rd. in Milpitas. Many have said to hear screams and see the ghost of a young woman. Wether or not the ghost stories are true, the fact remains that in 1981 a 14 year old girl named Marcy Conrad, was murdered and her body was left near a ravine on that very road. This story, caug…
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This is your behind the camera pass to the making of the movie that made Steven Spielberg famous- as well as Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider, and Robert Shaw (Shaw was already a stage and screen star in England). Filmed in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, in 1974, Jaws was incredibly difficult to make, its progress being constantly hampered by weat…
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Get ready for the spookiest time of the year with early podcast and movie review? Thanks for listening! 05:11 The Marvels Big Budget 09:18 New Daredevil Series Shenanigans 13:07 Aquaman 2 Early Screening Walkouts 15:54 Tim Burton on The Flash Movie Cameos 17:57 The Expendables 4 First Reactions 21:35 The Creator First Reactions 25:23 Percy (more...…
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In the fourth edition of this special series, the UBMC crew answers anonymous audience questions and gives a personal survival guide for the autumn season. YOU ARE NOW LISTENING TO AN AWARD-WINNING PODCAST, FOLKS! CHECK US OUT IN THE PITTSBURGH CITY PAPER HERE AND HERE. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR LOVE AND SUPPORT! TO VIEW A COMPLETE LIST OF OUR RES…
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Hello Strangers! Being Dead Serious podcast Episode 60: The Gruesome History of Torture Is now available. Since the beginning of time, man has sought answers. Sometimes, other people have the answers we seek, and we must employ less than savory methods to get those answers. Of course, people don't always readily give up answers...so torture it is!!…
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Today's guest is Daisy Eagan, the host of the Strange and Unexplained Podcast, where each episode she tells you a true story that will fascinate and terrify you. She also hosts the new podcast Dear Daisy on the Grab Bag Collab Network where she reads real letters that listeners send to her PO Box. Check out more from Daisy: https://www.strangeandun…
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Reviewing two great pieces of culture this week. The Eradic by S. Goodey is a great fantasy novel with excellent characterization and awesome twists. Check out his Etsy store, too. The Beautiful Letdown Covers album from Switchfoot is filled with great artists paying respects to an amazing album that changed the direction of my favorite band foreve…
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Back from our summer hiatus, thanks for watching our exotic flowers while we were gone. We watched the 2023 Malaysian horror film Blood Flower (Harum Malam) currently playing on shudder. Not scared yet? You will be with a free month of Shudder streaming service, just use code "FINALBOYS" at check out to start your month of sleepless nights ........…
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In this final episode of this tournament the remaining fighters go toe to toe in an all out brawl in a fully stocked Walmart. The Bunker Boys decide who will be crowned winner for the second round of killers. The final fighters are Mirko Cro Cop, Karl Denke, The White Death, and Shaka Zulu. Find out who takes it on this episode of Secret Silo Show!…
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This episode was requested by Patreon patron Angelica Herrera. To join her in her support of the show, and to gain access to a number of patron-exclusive benefits, visit www.patreon.com/thescpfoundationdatabase.----CLEARANCE GRANTED... WELCOME, AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL...SCRIPT BASED ON ORIGINAL ENTRY BY Deadly Bread:www.scp-wiki.net/scp-5522License: c…
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Welcome to The Oddity Shop, Where the Bizarre is Always on Sale! This week in the shop, Kara tells us all things Blair Witch In this episode we take a detailed look at the infamous Blair Witch Project, revealing its potent impact on the world of horror cinema. Analyzing each chilling moment, from the unexplainable stick figures to the blood-soaked …
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Welcome to Witch Whispers, our weekly minisode series coming to you every Wednesday. Each week, Leigh and Lori will take turns picking a bite-sized magical topic to hold you over until our full-length Friday episode. This week, Lori kicks off her new segment, Local Lore, with the infamous Pittsburgh legend known as Green Man's Tunnel! YOU ARE NOW L…
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