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Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
 
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.
 
Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. This is an interview show, spotlighting authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and whose stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
 
Find out what makes great, arts-inspired fiction in a variety of genres, from mysteries to crime novels, historical fiction, thrillers, contemporary fiction, and more. Art In Fiction founder and author Carol M. Cram chats with some of the top novelists featured on Art In Fiction, a curated online database of books inspired by the arts. Discover your next great read and get valuable advice on what it takes to be a successful writer.
 
When three high school students from modern-day Pennsylvania find themselves trapped in a world of wizards, elves, and feudal intrigue, they must learn to survive in their new surroundings, and undertake an epic quest to save the world from the encroaching forces of chaos. WARNING: This Audio Drama contains adult language, graphic descriptions of violence, and explicit discussions of sexuality. This is, of course, in the interest of historical realism. We hope you enjoy our story about wizar ...
 
In the early 1960s, a doctor at a mental ward sheds his ethical restraints in an effort to pioneer a new form of "mental cleansing" at the behest of a private research group. The Control Group is a chilling, 10-part historical fiction for mature audiences. Listener discretion is advised due to realistic depictions of violence and graphic sexuality. Binge the entire season now with headphones for a fully immersive experience.
 
Mission Log is a Roddenberry Entertainment podcast with the sole purpose of exploring the Star Trek universe one episode at a time. That’s right, this podcast will cover six different series and 30 seasons of television by journeying into every one of the 726 episodes with a single mission: to explore, debate and discuss one of the largest science fiction phenomena of all time, Star Trek. Starting with The Original Series’ initial pilot and continuing chronologically until we reach the last ...
 
What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, sports and everything in between. This podcast makes ALL OF US part of the conversation — because we're all part of the story. "We're talking to people who have been marginalized and underrepresented for so long, who are so hungry ...
 
The Micah Hanks Program is a weekly podcast that covers science and the mysteries of our universe. Taking a critically-minded approach to the study of our world, each week Micah presents commentary and discussions with guests on subjects that include mysteries of physics and astronomy, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), UFOs, myths and folklore, archaeology and ancient mysteries, artificial intelligence, futurism, cryptozoology, science fiction, and entertainment. Each week ...
 
Greater Boston is a bi-monthly full-cast audio drama that blends the real and the unreal, the historical and the fantastical. It all begins with the death of Leon Stamatis, a man for whom the least hint of uncertainty makes life unbearable. But by leaving the world, he has irrevocably changed it. Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason. A production of ThirdSight Media LLC.
 
McGillicuddy and Murder’s Pawn Shop is set in 1921. Maude, the main character and narrator, gets a diary and begins to write in it. The only problem is, her life is boring. She types all day until her fingers are sore, and then comes home, sleeps, and does it all over again. She wishes her life was an adventure. And it isn’t. That is, until one day, when she discovers an unusual pawn shop. She finds a tiny fragment of china—with nothing on it but a bright blue eye. Maude takes the china eye ...
 
Welcome to the Mystery or History podcast with cohosts Emma and Annie! Through this podcast, there are going to be times when we challenge ideas that have historically been considered fact. What throughout history have we missed? How would our current lives be changed if we found out new historical information? Join us as we explore hidden legends, stories, and people. You may be surprised whether you fall on the side of Mystery or the side of History.
 
Author Linda Riesenberg Fisler reads her Blind Series novels. What if something so drastically extreme--the unthinkable--happened within the US Government, that what happens next could change the course of history? Starting in 1964, Blind Intentions, the listener is introduced to the three main characters of the series. This historical mystery/thriller/political intrigue series is kind of like Jason Bourne meets the Good Wife in the West Wing! Start your journey with us today!
 
Rereading the Stone is a weekly discussion of historical Chinese literature and philosophy, currently focusing on the Qing dynastic Classic novel Dream of the Red Chamber (Hong lou meng 紅樓夢) also known as Story of the Stone (Shitou ji 石頭記). Rereading the Stone emphasizes dynamic, self-referential, and psychoanalytical approaches to conceptualizing literature, philosophy, art, aesthetics, and history.
 
An original short stories podcast, each episode telling a brand new tale. From science fiction and fantasy, to horror, historical, romantic and supernatural, these are tales to transport you - doorways into another world. Written, performed and produced by Calum Bannerman, Stories from the Hearth reminds us what it must have been like to gather around a fire in days gone by, and listen to the tales of a wandering bard. New episodes are released every three weeks. Episode #6 launches Sunday 1 ...
 
Ever wanted to learn how to sword fight? Want to take a peak behind the curtain of the work of some of competitive sword fighting's biggest names and personalities? Blades for Dayz talks about everything from Historical European Martial Arts to reenactment to the tropes fantasy fiction and sci-fi and much more.
 
Outliers is an historic fiction podcast that explores how big events filter down and are viewed and shaped by the people in the shadows. Themes of otherness, change, gender and the meaning of power are explored through the eyes of characters who have not traditionally held the historic limelight. Enjoy this anthology of stories from award-winning contemporary writers as they reveal the people hiding in the shadows of real events, at some of the greatest palaces ever built. Historic Royal Pal ...
 
Mystic and Sapphy are a husband-and-wife team who love knowing the background of the video game worlds they've explored over the years. In Lore Together, the two talk about what they've found out as they deep dived into some of their favorite fictional worlds.
 
Well Reds was a monthly podcast featuring comedian Charlie Demers and guests discussing fiction and non-fiction books of interest to the left. The show released new episodes from May 2018 to December 2019 and was produced by André Goulet. Find Charlie's new interview show 'Full of Chit-Chat' wherever you get your podcasts and subscribe to his Substack for exclusive new writing and more at https://charliedemers.substack.com/people/14775259-charlie-demers
 
Lit Wallflowers is an official, unofficial Historical Romance book review podcast presented by Toni Rose and Wendy Woo. Every week they take themes from a Historical Romance and relate it back to how it can be applied to life in modern times! Then they Pot-Tail with a whiskey of the series and discuss all things Bookstagram and Romance! For more content, giveaways, and bonus material follow @litwallflowerspodcast on Instagram and Facebook, and @Lit_Wallflowers on Twitter!
 
The Quilting Life on the Written Page, as read to you by award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell (Birds in the Air, Margaret Goes Modern, Dovey Coe, Shooting the Moon). In Season One, Friendship Album, 1933, tells a heart-warming story of strangers brought together by quilting and made into family. In Season Two, Dowell reads Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall. First published in 1907 and set in rural western Kentucky in the late nineteenth century, the book recounts an elderly ...
 
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In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, I’m sharing a conversation with Melissa W. Hunter today. Melissa’s debut novel, What She Lost, tells the story of her grandmother, a holocaust survivor. Melissa is a writer and blogger from Cincinnati, Ohio. Her articles have been published on Kveller.com, LiteraryMama.com, Booksbywomen.org, and her short stor…
 
There have been more than a few contenders for the title of “World Conqueror,” but eight hundred years after the fact, Genghis Khan’s claim to the title remains unmatched. Over the course of four decades, he and his heirs built a realm that stretched from the Korean Peninsula to the plains of Hungary and from northern Siberia to India. And unlike t…
 
Christian Historical Fiction Talk is listener supported. When you buy things through this site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Miriam's Song In her eventful lifetime, Miriam was many things to many people: protective older sister, song leader, prophetess, leper. But between the highs and the lows, she was a girl who dreamed of freedom, a woma…
 
Things get conspiratorial in this episode where we discuss the Sims and the meandering web of theories around what happened to one of the most prominent Sims in the series. Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevi…
 
Our Scottie’s know how to solve political problems – a stabbing frenzy will do the job. Will that mean everyone can live happily ever after? This whole thing will be unpleasant for our Queen of Scots. Here’s our victim David Rizzio. Queen Betty meantime is having good times except fort that annoying parliament and it’s going on and on about the suc…
 
We’re road tripping this week with author and bookstagrammer Angeleke Kaldis as we explore “The Rogue Not Taken” by Sarah MacLean, the first book of the Scandal & Scoundrel series! Sophie Talbot was one of the “Dangerous Daughters” aka “Spoiled S’s,” but she would always stand up for others, especially her family. She’d rather be in a library or ou…
 
Wounded and stranded on a barren planet is the last place Captain Sisko wants to be. Stranded alongside a violent Gul Dukat who is losing his mind just makes matters worse. Sisko will have to do a tricky dance of wits to stay alive - a Waltz, one might say - on the next Mission Log. Sponsored by - get three months free with a one year plan.…
 
In 1965, astronauts with the Gemini IV mission orbiting Earth spotted something unusual in one of the planet's hottest and most arid regions. The mysterious "Eye of the Sahara" is but one of many anomalies that have been spotted on Earth from space, and in recent decades, satellites have brought the general public into the search for such curiositi…
 
Today's episode is an author interview with Michael Ross, the author of "Across the Great Divide" and "The Search", books dealing with some of the same issues as today - immigration, sanctuary cities, racial injustice, and social divisions - yet, set in the mid-1800s as his character (and real-life person), Will Crump, deals with a world on the bri…
 
As you'll hear in the first moments of this conversation, Charlie grew up in a household where Svend Robinson was revered as the Burnaby Member of Parliament who got Mom’s disability payments from a recalcitrant federal bureaucracy, and over the decades Demers' esteem for the man has only grown. On episode 13 of Full of Chit-Chat they talk about hi…
 
In Episode 2, meet C. C. Humphreys, bestselling author of several novels listed on Art In Fiction, including Shakespeare's Rebel, Chasing the Wind, and Vlad: The Last Confession. Highlights: What is an adventure writer of historical fiction? The genesis of Shakespeare's Rebel: "Hamlet and swords" Challenges of depicting real people such as Shakespe…
 
In the late Spring of 1937, the murder of a young Italian immigrant stormed the Paris headlines. The first murder to have taken place on the Metro, it was a baffling affair with no witnesses and a murder of unusual precision. As the country mired in political turmoil, newspapers filled their columns with rumours of the victims life, quickly filling…
 
Imperial Concubine Yuanchun returns home to visit family, to see the garden constructed in her honor, to review and edit the names and couplets assigned to all of the most famous spots, and to hear the celebratory, yet serious, poems everyone has written for the occasion. We begin by discussing temporal discrepancies in this chapter, exploring the …
 
She’s finally here… Edwina has been announced! The lady with the beguiling eyes, Charithra Chandran, will be playing Kate’s younger half-sister as mentioned in an article from Deadline.com. The article also mentioned a new nob(ility) to the books named Jack. Our minds were whirling coming up with too-early-to-tell theories regarding who he’ll be co…
 
I am welcoming to the show today, Chrystyna Lucyk-Berger, the author of "The Girl from the Mountains" and the Reschen Valley Series of books, such as the award-winning collection "Souvenirs from Kiev", to discuss her thoughts on her writing life. You can buy her new books on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Chrystyna-Lucyk-Berger/e/B0764M2XSY…
 
Ever wondered how the ordinary folk viewed Shakespeare in his day or in later generations, all the way up till today? Here are some of my thoughts on the matter and my concerns about our modern generation and the Bard. To view the blog post which corresponds to this episode, visit here: https://histficchickie.com/2021/04/03/how-people-viewed-shakes…
 
On the Shelf for April 2021The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode #198 with Heather Rose Jones Your monthly roundup of history, news, and the field of sapphic historical fiction. In this episode we talk about: Online party for Episode 200! Thinking about objectification in lesbian fiction Recent and upcoming publications covered on the blog B…
 
Welcome to the podcast, Bruce Bishop, author of "Unconventional Daughters" - a fascinating story set in the 1920s based on some letters Bruce had of a very intriguing family who pushed some of the social boundaries of the "Roaring 20s". You can purchase Bruce's book on Amazon here: Unconventional Daughters is available in paperback or ebook format:…
 
Background information: Pomponia Graecina was grand daughter to Vipsania Agrippina, first wife of emperor Tiberius and therefore related to the Julio Claudian dynasty. Pomponia's mother was Asinia, the daughter of Vipsania and her second husband Gaius Asinus Gallus. Pomponia’s father was Gaius Pomponius Graecina. Having a home in Rome and possibly …
 
Wendy and Toni are back with lots of groveling in “Once Upon a Tower” and in the “With this Kiss” novella by Eloisa James! Gowan fell in love at first sight with the quiet Edie at a ball. Edie was quiet because she had a fever. After corresponding, which mentioned pricks, they got married and journeyed home to Scotland. Both being novices at love a…
 
Moogie has been kidnapped! Quark and Rom have a tough task ahead of them: to rescue their mother from the Dominion with the help of a rag-tag group of fellow Ferengi. The showdown is on Empok Nor when we visit The Magnificent Ferengi on this week's Mission Log. Sponsored by - - get up to $200 off and two free pillows!…
 
On this episode, we discuss our March 2021 book club pick, Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan, an Asian inspired fantasy/action/romance taking about Lei, an independent girl whos been taken from her family to serve as a "Paper Girl" in the Chinese-inspired imperial court of the demon bull king. We chat about the books themes of oppression and …
 
On ep12 local CB (Curling Boy) John Cullen saves the day from an audio perspective, catches Charlie up on Canada’s third-favourite sport & has a special message about the youth (spoiler: they are our future). Find our more about John's work at https://cullenthecomic.com Get early access to the show by stepping in the chit-chat and subscribing to Ch…
 
Dark Air with Terry Carnation is a brand new podcast from Audioboom that premieres April 1st. Dark Air with Terry Carnation stars Rainn Wilson (The Office), Karan Soni (Deadpool), Al Madrigal (The Daily Show), and Yvette Nicole Brown (Community). Subscribe to Dark Air with Terry Carnation on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/dar…
 
Lido Deck: A Love Boat Podcast celebrates 200 episodes by kicking off our season 6 coverage! Gopher is kidnapped by a lookalike, a young woman resists an arranged marriage, and divorce looms for a couple on their 50th anniversary. Join us in Italy aboard the Stella Solaris, this week on Lido Deck! Episode 200: “Venetian Love Song/Down For the Count…
 
Lisa E. Betz worked as an engineer, substitute teacher, and play director before becoming an award-winning mystery writer. She brings her analytical mind, quirky humor, and positive outlook to all she writes. She draws inspiration from thirty-five years of leading Bible studies to create entertaining mysteries set in the world of the early church, …
 
History tells us that over the course of 500 years from 1000 CE to the 1500s, Norse presence in North America dwindled to nothing. And ultimately, their impact on the history of North America is fleeting. But What If the Vikings grew their settlements over the first five centuries here. What If they ultimately grew their presence to 30,000 or more …
 
Yes, it happened. I was scrolling through the Wordpress feed and I clicked on a cute picture of a puppy!! But, I'm glad I did because it resulted in this revealing post about me and my writing. If you are interested, why not stop and listen? This episode is also available as a blog post: http://histficchickie.com/2021/03/30/and-the-click-bait-worke…
 
In 1956, one of the most widely-regarded UFO incidents in history occurred over airbases in the eastern UK, where unusual objects were both tracked on radar and also pursued by pilots. Even the famous Condon Committee's investigators appeared to be perplexed by the incident, which depicted one of the most widely-discussed cases involving UFOs on ra…
 
'All other creatures look down toward the earth, but man was given a face so that might turn his eyes toward the stars and his gaze upon the sky.' Poet, Ovid Pomponia's young heart is stirred, by a strong desire to help the less fortunate among humans and animals. She continues to record and set plans in motion to help where she can. To check out t…
 
Part One in the first season of Stories from the Hearth's non-fiction series: The Wandering Bard. Each season of this bonus series examines a different aspect of the history and nature of storytelling, as well as the various roles it plays in our lives. In season one of The Wandering Bard, we ask the question “Why do we tell stories?” In today's ep…
 
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