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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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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
 
These are the stories of impossible encounters with impossible creatures in the wildest corners of North America. We’ll travel the country, sit around campfires and talk about that thing that ran across the trail in the middle of the night, just beyond the beam of your flashlight. Come closer to the fire. Let’s hear the next legend.
 
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
 
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 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 ...
 
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
 
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
 
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?
 
Mancy is a podcast about how magic has shaped human history and our culture, including pop culture. It features spoken word poet RJ Walker and psychic Elle Alder. They explore different "-mancies" which are different methods of divination. Each episode features stories of magic and Elle attempts to replicate the method researched by RJ. They also attempt to use these mancies in a more contemporary way to reflect the struggles of our time.
 
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 and hybrids, cryptids and mythical figures, to ghosts and shadow people, Ballyraven will divulge where these beings may be found, what their strengths and weaknesses are, how you can protect yourself from them, an ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
Welcome to Máiréad Mondays! Máiréad Nesbitt, Celtic violinist and founding member of Celtic Woman, has the “chats, choons, and the craic” with incredibly special musical guests every week! Go to Máiréad’s YouTube and Facebook pages and leave a question you want answered on the next Máiréad Mondays show! The live stream occurs on Mondays via Facebook and YouTube. The podcast is uploaded on the following Tuesday!
 
Transmission Folklore is an urban fantasy audio drama podcast produced by the Lavender Lemonade Collective about a road trip that is technically a kidnapping, running from a murderous siren, and the intertwined intricacies of LGBTQIA+ identities and magic. Transmission Folklore is a Lavender Lemonade Collective production. You can support LGBTQ+ art by LGBTQ+ artists by donating at www.patreon.com/lavenderlem or www.ko-ki.com/lavenderlem ! Check out our website at www.transmissionfolklore.co ...
 
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 ...
 
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
 
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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…
 
Maria concludes the story (so far) of Ghislaine Maxwell. It gets dark and then funny and then dark again but we end on a good note! Resident Guest: Kash Abdulmalik IG: @hashtagkashtag Host: Maria Felix IG: @mariafelix.la Host: Lauri Roggenkamp @lauriuliar @BloodyPodcast on all social media. www.patreon.com/bloodypodcast PLEASE SUBSCRIBE, RATE & REV…
 
The Hell Courtesan (Jigoku Tayuu) is a mysterious figure that appears in art and story in Japan since the 1600s. But who is this beautiful high-ranked oiran who wears a kimono covered in images of hell? In this episode I talk about her legend and relationship with the eccentric monk Ikkyuu. Uncanny Japan is author Thersa Matsuura. Her other show is…
 
The early days of Apple’s culture of secrecy. If you had people digging through the garbage bins outside your corporate headquarters, you would be paranoid too! Original text from Macworld Magazine, November 1989. Introductory news clip from The Computer Chronicles with bonus crazy background saxophone for some reason. Hugo Fiennes quote from the C…
 
In this episode of the Folklore Podcast Book Club, originally made as a video release for YouTube, we discuss the book "Tales of Witchcraft and Wonder" with authors Candia and Tony McCormack, founders of the pagan rock group 'Inkubus Sukkubus'. The book examines the stories behind 13 of the tracks from their trilogy of albums bearing the book's tit…
 
This episode is sponsored by Audible. Audible is the leading provider of spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, and they have over 100,000 titles available for download! Visit audibletrial.com/TheSkaldsCircle to begin your trial and download your free audiobook today! It's time to relax, grab a drink, pull up a chair by the hearth, and listen to…
 
This week we have a very special guest, Anna North, author of Outlawed. We discuss the lieutenant nun, a Spanish nun that made a name by being a brutal conquistador. The non-profit pairing this week is the Okra Project (https://www.theokraproject.com). We will be making a donation, and we hope you do too. Check out Anna’s book Outlawed at Amazon. H…
 
This Week on WTFolklore, We have a (kinda) double feature, briefly reading A Riddling Tale, followed up by The Grimm Brothers' Snow White and Rose Red, a somewhat plodding story we give a much-needed face lift to Suggested talking points: Animals Doing Things, Dry as a Wife Should Be, Kids Who Look Like Trees, Bear Scout Cookies, Beauty and the Bea…
 
In which we discover that without soup there would be no restaurants, that sharing can be joyful and that meeting a friend from the circus in an underground cask beer bar is one of the few things worth leaving a Finnish meal for. We also find out that we were making soup long before we had invented pots to cook it in and when recipe books made the …
 
Learn about the mysterious subterranean world of the mines. Why are birds bad luck? What should you do when you forget your lunch? And what is that mysterious knocking noise? Sources: Anastasia Bogdonova, 'The Strange Rituals and Superstitions of Russian Miners' https://www.minexforum.com/en/the-strangest-rituals-and-superstitions-of-russian-miners…
 
This episode we’re off to the islands of Hawai’i to find out what happens when a pig tries to wrestle a volcano. And trust me, whatever you think might happen, most certainly does NOT. And for our fact, we’re exploring two people that defied an entire ruling class to bring an ancient concept of love directly to the people of their kingdom. That’s r…
 
In Salvage Poetics: Post-Holocaust American Jewish Folk Ethnographies (Wayne State University Press, 2020), Sheila Jelen explores how American Jewish post-Holocaust writers, scholars, and editors adapted pre-Holocaust works, such as Yiddish fiction and documentary photography, for popular consumption by American Jews in the post-Holocaust decades. …
 
There are numerous accounts in tradition of wayfarers who suffer fits of confusion and disorientation while traversing the natural landscape. Such bouts were at times attributed to the influence of the fairies (who would set wanders astray for their own amusement) or the power of the stray sod (an enchanted sod of earth which set those who trod upo…
 
This week, there are two stories about death and what comes next, from China and Scotland. On the first, a lonely fisherman meets an odd man down by the river with a strange plan for his life. On the second, a stablehand helps out two strangers who stop by his tavern for the night...and discovers a terrifying secret. The creature is an epic hero wi…
 
It’s time for another virtual adventure! In this month’s episode we're off to the English county of Warwickshire, to meet the chivalrous medieval hero, Guy of Warwick. Then over in the beautiful town of Stratford-Upon-Avon, we set out to discover the truth behind the gothic legend connected to the town’s most famous resident - William Shakespeare. …
 
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