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Host Carman Carrion explores myriad myths both modern and ancient to discover what mankind fears - and why we fear it. From monsters old and new as well as unexplained and unsolved cases, this podcast is sure to terrify. Where does our folklore come from, and why is it so freaky?
 
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Myths and Legends

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Myths and Legends

Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser

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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 old Japan—strange superstitions, folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks. These are little treasures she digs up while doing research for her writing.
 
Latin American folklore, myths, legends, haunted places and espooky cuentos del rancho. Hear the stories you grew up with like La Llorona, as well as true stories from listeners and guests. Join friends, Cristina & MJ, every Friday and hear these tales. Stay espooky!
 
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 executes one-on-one conversations with top-rated investigators and experiencers in various fields...including Cryptozoology, the paranormal, UFOlogy, true crime, and all other manners of the supernatural. Join Shannon LeGro every Thursday at 7pm PST as she speaks to those with first-hand accounts of the strange, scary, and unexplained. intothefrayradio.com
 
A weekly Asian & Pacific folklore podcast. Join Kamuela Kaneshiro as he shares tales of people, traditions, and gods from Pacific Island countries, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. These stories influenced films, Marvel and DC comic books, Disney movies, Netflix series, TV shows, and books. Episodes include a featured song, and Hawaiian word. www.LegendsFromThePacific.com
 
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LukeLore

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LukeLore

Luke Greensmith

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Have you ever been taught mythology by a very polite British sasquatch? Now's your chance! Join screenwriter Luke Greensmith, primary researcher for the Ghost Story Guys Podcast, as he explores folklore from around the world.
 
Southern Demonology is a podcast that explores angelology, demonology, ghosts, spirits, and monsters from antiquity to the modern day through an academic lens. Get bonus content on Patreon Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/southerndemonology. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Who says you're too old for a good fairy tale? Reading original versions of folktales and fairy tales from around the world every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, The Folktale Project is for everyone who has a love of the mystery that surrounds us and the ways we try to explain it. Theme music is Kirigami by Graham Bole. (freemusicarchive.org/music/Graham_B…_01_-_Kirigami)
 
Luke Mordue examines the historical impact of the stories that haunt our society, tales that have gripped towns and cities worldwide for centuries as true events - Urban Legends.First, hear the tales retold as short stories before delving into the history of the legend, dissecting its cultural significance, factuality, and origins. Released Fortnightly alongside a mini-series that delves into shorter legends under the title of 'Modern Myths'.
 
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 ...
 
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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://anchor.fm/aloreing/support
 
A bite sized look into the monsters of global folklore, cryptozoology and mythology with your host, Erin. Jump in and learn about your favourite monsters from Gorgons to Kelpies, to Wendigos to Bigfoot. Stay spooky every Thursday with a new episode with a new monster from another culture. Get in touch @mythmonsterspod or @mythmonsterspodcast
 
Experience the history behind American folklore with Christopher Feinstein on Haunted American History. This campfire-style podcast will take you on a journey to uncover the frightening stories that have inspired generations of Americans. From gory tales of murder and mayhem to touching stories of loss and love, Haunted American History always delivers original content that is sure to keep you entertained. So, grab a blanket, get cozy by the fire, and prepare to be scared! Hosted on Acast. S ...
 
Mythillogical is the podcast where two enthusiasts of mythology, history and folklore try and make sense of the wide variety of fantastic tales told by cultures around the world. We discuss why the same idea can show up in the mythology of cultures on opposite sides of the world, what real events can inspire superstition and folklore, how stories can completely change over time, and where possible try to figure out what could have inspired people to dream up dragons, demons, gods and monster ...
 
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 making and breaking of found family. Transmission Folklore is a Lavender Lemonade Collective production. You can support LGBTQ+ art by LGBTQ+ artists by donating at www.patreon.com/lavenderlem Check out our website at www.transmissionfolklore.com for transcripts and more information about the pod ...
 
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Treasure, stolen booty, graves, and other dark things lurk in the folklore of British caves. Let's go and explore a few legends in this week's episode of Fabulous Folklore! Find the images and references on the blog post: https://www.icysedgwick.com/folklore-of-british-caves/ Weather folklore talk with Creswell Crags: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e…
 
In the twenty-first century, American culture is experiencing a profound shift toward pluralism and secularization. In Fairy Tales in Contemporary American Culture: How We Hate to Love Them (Lexington Books, 2021), Kate Christina Moore Koppy argues that the increasing popularity and presence of fairy tales within American culture is both indicative…
 
It's time to relax, grab a drink, pull up a chair by the hearth, and listen to The Fairy's Cup from English Folklore, as told by Mynogan. As always, our stories are available to listen to for free! We release our shorter tales on Wednesdays, and we release our longer, chapter-length stories on Saturdays. If you enjoyed this story, and want to earn …
 
How the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, GNU Emacs, and the Macintosh Programmer’s Workshop converged. Written by Landon Dyer at dadhacker.com in 2009. Gary Davidian quote from of his CHM Oral History (video 1, 2; transcript 1, 2). Some MPW history, some funny MPW error messages, an overview of the famous Projector revision control system, and MPW’s fu…
 
This week we begin reading Dwarf Long Nose, by Wilhelm Hauff, AKA Satan's Ghostwriter. In it, our precious good-boy hero is rudely accosted by a strange woman with very particular herb sensibilities. War looms on the horizon... Thanks to Dave for joining us this week! Suggested talking points: A New Fun Boy, The AI Art Equivalent of a Human, Inside…
 
The Cherokee Legend of Spearfinger is said to have lived in the Great Smoky Mountains, on the eastern border of Tennessee and in western North Carolina. Her "sharp finger" is the forefinger on her right hand. The sharp finger resembled a spear or an obsidian knife, used to slice her victims. Discover more TERRIFYING podcasts at http://eeriecast.com…
 
Show Notes: This episode we dive into the Beast of Bodmin Moor where we discuss what it might be and some theories about where this creature came from. Resources if you’re curious: https://www.rabbies.com/en/blog/what-beast-bodmin-moor https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/evidence-beast-bodmin-could-actually-692191 Creepycore and Folklor…
 
Goshuin are special stamps you can get when you visit a shrine or temple. In this episode I'll tell you what exactly they are, how to get them, and the manners involved. Uncanny Japan is author Thersa Matsuura. Her other shows are Uncanny Robot Podcast and The Soothing Stories Podcast. Check out her books including The Carp-Faced Boy on Amazon. If …
 
In 1943, a group of boys wandering the woodlands near Hagley Hall, in Worcestershire in the West Midlands of England, discovered the remains of an unknown woman stuffed inside a hollowed Wych Elm tree. To this day her identity remains unknown. In 1944, however, mysterious graffiti began to adorn the walls of the West Midlands reading WHO PUT BELLA …
 
The folklore of Merrows in a nutshell, how I reimagined them for my writing, and this faery translated into Afrikaans. Written and narrated by Ronel Janse van Vuuren. Copyright 2022 Ronel Janse van Vuuren — All rights reserved. Learn more about Merrows here. Get the transcript here. Music: Secrets by David Fesliyan (FesliyanStudios.com) and Dramati…
 
In which we discover that if there is ever a choice between a cat and a cow, choose the cat, arguments over porridge are rarely worth it and that the main differences between royalty and commoners is that commoners get a better night sleep and worse dresses. The Story in this episode is: The Palace That Stood on Golden Pillars adaped from Yule-tide…
 
This episode of the Folklore & Fiction podcast was first published as a newsletter in November 2019. I'm recording it as a supplemental podcast now so that new listeners and subscribers have an opportunity to engage with the material. In it, I'm discussing ritual with help from scholars Catherine Bell, Ronald L. Grimes, and others, discussing ritua…
 
The story of Moremi Ajasoro from modern-day Nigeria has love, loss, and, of course, evil forest monsters. The creature is the Van Meter Visitor, a dinosaur that was apparently stinking up the Old West. -- The newspaper article for the creature and the disclaimer: https://myths.link/294 Lost in Panama: https://myths.link/panama -- Sponsors: Simplisa…
 
Transmission Folklore is crowdfunding for season two! Check out our campaign at https://igg.me/at/transfolkpod for cool perks and what to expect from season two! Sorrel is played by Mik Koats Carter is played by Orion Ibert Emery is played by Tal Minear Bianca is played by Jillian Morgan Clare is played by Drew Ibert Travis is played by Marcus Roth…
 
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