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Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (now also 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.

Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (now also 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.

 

#236

Episode 201: Inescapable

You can’t beat an old classic. And in the world of folklore, there are few types of stories more classic that the good old fashioned ghost story. So today, we take a tour through some of the most chilling and thrilling of the bunch. This episode of Lore was sponsored by: Babbel: Start learning a new language today, and save up to 60% off your subscription when you go to [BABBEL.com/LORE] (http://www.babbel.com/lore) . Casper: From bedding, bed frames, and even a dog bed, Casper has everything to build the dream bedroom—for every kind of sleeper. Visit [Casper.com] (http://www.casper.com/) to get $100 off select mattresses by using the offer code HISTORY100. [Terms and conditions apply] (https://casper.com/terms) . Squarespace: Build your own powerful, professional website, with free hosting, zero patches or upgrades, and 24/7 award-winning customer support. Start your free trial website today at [Squarespace.com/lore] (http://squarespace.com/lore) , and when you make your first purchase, use offer code LORE to save 10%. Lore Resources: Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music) Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources) All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) ©2022 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

20 Jun 2022

31 MINS

31:51

20 Jun 2022


#235

REMASTERED – Episode 30: Deep & Twisted Roots

Nothing is as alluring as vampire folklore. And in this remastered classic, we return to the villages of Eastern Europe to explore just how deep those roots go. Come for the refreshed narration and production, and stay for the brand new bonus story at the end! Lore Resources: ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music) ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources) ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) ©2022 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

13 Jun 2022

29 MINS

29:58

13 Jun 2022


#234

Episode 200: Up Close

If the best way to experience something is first-hand, then this 200th episode of Lore is going to have to get a little personal. This episode of Lore was sponsored by: ---Casper: From bedding, bed frames, and even a dog bed, Casper has everything to build the dream bedroom—for every kind of sleeper. Visit [Casper.com] (http://www.casper.com/) to get $100 off select mattresses by using the offer code HISTORY100. [Terms and conditions apply] (https://casper.com/terms) . ---SimpliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring for just $15 a month. No contracts, no salespeople, just simple and easy security. Visit [SimpliSafe.com/Lore] (http://simplisafe.com/lore) to save 20% on your SimpliSafe security system and get your first month free when you sign up for Interactive Monitoring service. ---Wondrium: Hundreds of topics taught by professors and experts, all in one enormous video library. Get a FREE TRIAL plus 20% off the Annual Plan by going to [Wondrium.com/LORE] (http://www.wondrium.com/lore) —and don't miss my newest recommendation: Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy. Lore Resources: ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music) ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources) ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) ©2022 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

06 Jun 2022

30 MINS

30:50

06 Jun 2022


#233

REMASTERED – Episode 29: The Big Chill

In this Remastered edition of a fan favorite, we return to the frozen coast of Maine, and the haunting stories that flood its shores. With a new score from Chad Lawson, fresh narration and production, and a brand new bonus story at the end, this is one you don’t want to miss. Lore Resources: ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music) ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources) ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) ©2022 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

30 May 2022

24 MINS

24:45

30 May 2022


#232

Episode 199: Cutting Ties

One of the most brutal and notorious unsolved murders in American history is also the seed that grew into its own fair share of folklore. How that affected the lives of those who survived is half the story. This episode of Lore was sponsored by: Athletic Greens: Reclaim your health and arm your immune system with convenient, daily nutrition. Receive a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D, and 5 FREE travel packs, with your first purchase, at [AthleticGreens.com/LORE] (http://www.athleticgreens.com/lore) . Squarespace: Build your own powerful, professional website, with free hosting, zero patches or upgrades, and 24/7 award-winning customer support. Start your free trial website today at [Squarespace.com/lore] (http://squarespace.com/lore) , and when you make your first purchase, use offer code LORE to save 10%. Casper: From bedding, bed frames, and even a dog bed, Casper has everything to build the dream bedroom—for every kind of sleeper. Visit [Casper.com] (http://www.casper.com/) to get $100 off select mattresses by using the offer code HISTORY100. [Terms and conditions apply] (https://casper.com/terms) . Lore Resources: ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music) ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources) ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) ©2022 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

23 May 2022

31 MINS

31:05

23 May 2022


#231

REMASTERED – Episode 28: Making a Mark

Let’s return to the location of another classic Lore episode, for one more tour through the sandy beaches and ancient stories of the Outer Banks. Featuring fresh narration, music by Chad Lawson, and a brand new Epilogue story at the end. Lore Resources: ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music) ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources) ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) ©2022 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

16 May 2022

29 MINS

29:15

16 May 2022


#230

Episode 198: Curtain Call

Our love of all things thrilling and dramatic has led to some amazing achievements. But in the very center of that cultural legacy is a story that’s both dark and chilling. And it comes with an encore that seems too strange to be true. This episode of Lore was sponsored by: Squarespace: Build your own powerful, professional website, with free hosting, zero patches or upgrades, and 24/7 award-winning customer support. Start your free trial website today at [Squarespace.com/lore] (http://squarespace.com/lore) , and when you make your first purchase, use offer code LORE to save 10%. BetterHelp: Join over a million other people taking charge of their mental health with the help of an experienced BetterHelp counselor. Visit [BetterHelp.com/LORE] (http://www.betterhelp.com/lore) today for 10% off your first month. Native: Native creates safe, effective personal care products that use trusted ingredients and performance. For 20% off your first purchase, visit [NativeDEO.com/20lore] (http://www.nativedeo.com/20lore) and use promo code 20LORE during checkout. Lore Resources: ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music) ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources) ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) ©2022 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

09 May 2022

28 MINS

28:13

09 May 2022


#229

REMASTERED – Episode 27: On the Farm

REMASTERED – Episode 27: On the Farm It’s time to return for a walk through the snow and explore the barn of a small farmhouse in the woods of Germany, known today as Hinterkaifeck. Brand new narration and production, plus an entirely new Epilogue story at the end. Don’t miss this Remastered fan-favorite! Lore Resources: ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music) ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources) ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) ©2022 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

02 May 2022

26 MINS

26:30

02 May 2022


#228

Episode 197: Taken

One of the most common players on the stage of folklore is a creature that’s been obsessed over for centuries. And it’s fair to say that, however frightening the stories might be, Europe has been pretty taken by them. ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: ---Squarespace: Build your own powerful, professional website, with free hosting, zero patches or upgrades, and 24/7 award-winning customer support. Start your free trial website today at [Squarespace.com/lore] (http://squarespace.com/lore) , and when you make your first purchase, use offer code LORE to save 10%. ---BetterHelp: Join over a million other people taking charge of their mental health with the help of an experienced BetterHelp counselor. Visit [BetterHelp.com/LORE] (http://www.betterhelp.com/lore) today for 10% off your first month. ---SimpliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring for just $15 a month. No contracts, no salespeople, just simple and easy security. Visit [SimpliSafe.com/Lore] (http://simplisafe.com/lore) to save 20% on your SimpliSafe security system and get your first month free when you sign up for Interactive Monitoring service. ———————— Lore Resources: ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music) ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources) ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) ———————— [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

25 Apr 2022

28 MINS

28:31

25 Apr 2022


#227

REMASTERED – Episode 26: Brought Back

It’s time to revisit the walking dead of folklore, and explore the unique traditions and legends from the island of Haiti. Freshly narrated, newly re-produced, and re-scored with Chad Lawson’s music…and be sure not to miss the brand new bonus story at the end. Lore Resources: ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music) ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources) ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

18 Apr 2022

26 MINS

26:51

18 Apr 2022


#226

Episode 196: Bad Seed

Some of the oldest—and most bizarre—folklore in the world is about something we use to fill awkward conversations these days. But if more people knew how truly disturbing those stories are, they’d view the sky in an entirely different way. ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: ---Wondrium: Hundreds of topics taught by professors and experts, all in one enormous video library. Get a FREE trial membership now by going to [Wondrium.com/LORE] (http://www.wondrium.com/lore) .—and don't miss my newest recommendation: The Science of Extreme Weather. ---BetterHelp: Join over a million other people taking charge of their mental health with the help of an experienced BetterHelp counselor. Visit [BetterHelp.com/LORE] (http://www.betterhelp.com/lore) today for 10% off your first month. ---Casper: From bedding, bed frames, and even a dog bed, Casper has everything to build the dream bedroom—for every kind of sleeper. Visit [Casper.com] (http://www.casper.com/) to get $100 off select mattresses by using the offer code HISTORY100. [Terms and conditions apply] (https://casper.com/terms) . ———————— Lore Resources: ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music) ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources) ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

11 Apr 2022

31 MINS

31:50

11 Apr 2022


#225

REMASTERED – Episode 25: The Cave

This return visit to the eerie island of Chiloé and its history of dark magic features fresh narration and production, plus a brand new story at the end. ———————— Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music)   ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources)   ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

04 Apr 2022

26 MINS

26:26

04 Apr 2022


#224

Episode 195: Straight to the Heart

When a series of gruesome murders leaves one community feeling threatened and afraid, it was only through the reenactment of folklore that they eventually found relief. ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: --- BetterHelp: Join over a million other people taking charge of their mental health with the help of an experienced BetterHelp counselor. Visit [BetterHelp.com/LORE] (http://www.betterhelp.com/lore) today for 10% off your first month. --- SimpliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring for just $15 a month. No contracts, no salespeople, just simple and easy security. Visit [SimpliSafe.com/Lore] (http://simplisafe.com/lore) to save 20% on your SimpliSafe security system and get your first month free when you sign up for Interactive Monitoring service. --- Squarespace: Build your own powerful, professional website, with free hosting, zero patches or upgrades, and 24/7 award-winning customer support. Start your free trial website today at [Squarespace.com/lore] (http://squarespace.com/lore) , and when you make your first purchase, use offer code LORE to save 10%. ———————— Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music)   ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources)   ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

28 Mar 2022

29 MINS

29:06

28 Mar 2022


#223

REMASTERED – Episode 24: A Stranger Among Us

Christmas taught most of us that it was acceptable for an odd stranger to invade our home and demonstrate unusual knowledge of our family. But there are far more terrifying strangers than old St. Nick. This classic Lore episode has been updated with fresh narration and production, and a brand new story at the end. ———————— Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music)   ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources)   ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

21 Mar 2022

26 MINS

26:51

21 Mar 2022


#222

Episode 194: Lawless

For centuries, various cultures have leaned on their justice system to provide safety from those who threaten their daily lives. But when a community lacks those resources and finds themselves facing constant danger at every turn, they’re often left with only one option, and the results can be tragic. ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: --- Native: Native creates safe, effective personal care products that use trusted ingredients and performance. For 20% off your first purchase, visit [NativeDEO.com/20lore] (http://www.nativedeo.com/20lore) and use promo code 20LORE during checkout. --- Squarespace: Build your own powerful, professional website, with free hosting, zero patches or upgrades, and 24/7 award-winning customer support. Start your free trial website today at [Squarespace.com/lore] (http://squarespace.com/lore) , and when you make your first purchase, use offer code LORE to save 10%. --- BetterHelp: Join over a million other people taking charge of their mental health with the help of an experienced BetterHelp counselor. Visit [BetterHelp.com/LORE] (http://www.betterhelp.com/lore) today for 10% off your first month. ———————— Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music)   ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources)   ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

14 Mar 2022

26 MINS

26:36

14 Mar 2022


#221

REMASTERED – Episode 23: Rope and Railing

The structures that serve as lighthouses on the edge of darkness and danger deserve a revisit, and this Remastered classic episode should bring some fresh chills. New narration, music by Chad Lawson, and a brand new bonus story at the end. Enjoy! ———————— Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: [lorepodcast.com/music] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/music)   ---Episode Sources: [lorepodcast.com/sources] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources)   ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: [www.grimandmild.com] (http://www.grimandmild.com) Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) [Access premium content!: https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (https://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

07 Mar 2022

24 MINS

24:54

07 Mar 2022