Lore podcast

Lore

The award-winning podcast (also a TV show & 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 award-winning podcast (also a TV show & 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.

 

#331

Lore 248: Blowout

Throughout history, some of the most joyful parts of life have had a dark, terrifying core. Some invitations apparently deliver more drama than they promise. Produced by Aaron Mahnke, researched and written by GennaRose Nethercott, and music by Chad Lawson.   Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/music">lorepodcast.com/music</a>  ---Episode Sources: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources">lorepodcast.com/sources</a>  ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: <a href= "http://www.grimandmild.com">www.grimandmild.com</a> Sponsors: ---BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at <a href= "http://www.betterhelp.com/lore">BetterHelp.com/LORE</a>, and get on your way to being your best self. To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to <a href= "mailto:ads@lorepodcast.com">ads@lorepodcast.com</a> with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. ——— To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to <a href= "mailto:%20sales@advertisecast.com">sales@advertisecast.com</a>, or visit our listing <a href= "https://www.advertisecast.com/lore">here</a>. ——— ©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. ... Read more

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#330

Legends 21: The Men in Black

Some legends evolve over time, sometimes taking centuries to fully mature. But one urban myth, at least, seems to have arrived nearly complete. And it’s been terrifying from the beginning. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Aaron Mahnke and Harry Marks, and research by Jamie Vargas. Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/music">lorepodcast.com/music</a>  ---Episode Sources: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources">lorepodcast.com/sources</a>  ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: <a href= "http://www.grimandmild.com">www.grimandmild.com</a> Sponsors: ---Stamps: Never go to the Post Office again. Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at <a href= "https://www.stamps.com/lore">Stamps.com/LORE</a>. ---Mint Mobile: For a limited time, wireless plans from Mint Mobile are $15 a month when you purchase a 3-month plan with UNLIMITED talk, text and data at <a href= "http://www.mintmobile.com/lore">MintMobile.com/lore</a>. ©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. ... Read more

19 Feb 2024

30 MINS

30:48

19 Feb 2024


#329

Deeper Lore: 247 (159, 120, & 2)

Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (247: Subterranean) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: ---Episode 198: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/episodes/159">LorePodcast.com/episodes/159</a> ---Episode 124: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/episodes/120">LorePodcast.com/episodes/120</a> ---Episode 190: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/episodes/2">LorePodcast.com/episodes/2</a> ———————— Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/music">lorepodcast.com/music</a>  ---Episode Sources: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources">lorepodcast.com/sources</a>  ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: <a href= "http://www.grimandmild.com">www.grimandmild.com</a> ©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. ... Read more

15 Feb 2024

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01:49

15 Feb 2024


#328

Lore 247: Subterranean

So much for folklore is hiding just beauty the surface of seemingly normal places. The process of digging, though, isn’t without risk. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Cassandra de Alba and music by Chad Lawson. —————— Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/music">lorepodcast.com/music</a>  ---Episode Sources: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources">lorepodcast.com/sources</a>  ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: <a href= "http://www.grimandmild.com">www.grimandmild.com</a> —————— Sponsors: ---BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at <a href= "http://www.betterhelp.com/lore">BetterHelp.com/LORE</a>, and get on your way to being your best self. ---SimplliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring. Sign up today at <a href= "http://simplisafe.com/lore">SimpliSafe.com/Lore</a> to get 20% off any new SimpliSafe system with Fast Protect Monitoring. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to <a href= "mailto:%20sales@advertisecast.com">sales@advertisecast.com</a>, or visit our listing <a href= "https://www.advertisecast.com/lore">here</a>. ©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. ... Read more

12 Feb 2024

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28:59

12 Feb 2024


#327

Legends 20: Food & Folklore

Food and folklore. They go together like peanut butter and chocolate, or arsenic and lace. Throughout history, cultures around the world have paired the favorite meals with specific rituals, cooking up some amazing stories in the process. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Aaron Mahnke and Harry Marks and research by Alex Robinson.   Sponsors: ---Stamps: Never go to the Post Office again. Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at <a href= "https://www.stamps.com/lore">Stamps.com/LORE</a>. ---Mint Mobile: For a limited time, wireless plans from Mint Mobile are $15 a month when you purchase a 3-month plan with UNLIMITED talk, text and data at <a href= "http://www.mintmobile.com/lore">MintMobile.com/lore</a>. ---Squarespace: Head to <a href= "http://squarespace.com/lore">Squarespace.com/lore</a> to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE. Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/music">lorepodcast.com/music</a>  ---Episode Sources: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources">lorepodcast.com/sources</a>  ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: <a href= "http://www.grimandmild.com">www.grimandmild.com</a> ©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. ... Read more

05 Feb 2024

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32:20

05 Feb 2024


#326

Deeper Lore: 246 (198, 124, & 190)

Deeper Lore: 246 (198, 124, & 190) Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (246: The Greatest Show) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: ---Episode 198: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/episodes/198">LorePodcast.com/episodes/198</a> ---Episode 124: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/episodes/124">LorePodcast.com/episodes/124</a> ---Episode 190: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/episodes/190">LorePodcast.com/episodes/190</a> ———————— Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/music">lorepodcast.com/music</a>  ---Episode Sources: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources">lorepodcast.com/sources</a>  ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: <a href= "http://www.grimandmild.com">www.grimandmild.com</a> ©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. ... Read more

01 Feb 2024

01 MINS

01:37

01 Feb 2024


#325

Lore 246: The Greatest Show

Few examples of folklore are as well-traveled as this one, complete with painful tragedy and dark echos of the past. Grab your ticket and step inside. Narrated/produced by Aaron Mahnke and written by GennaRose Nethercott, with research by Cassandra de Alba and music by Chad Lawson. —————— CONSUMED, my newest full-cast fiction podcast, premieres January 31st. Learn more and subscribe <a href= "http://www.grimandmild.com/consumed">here</a>. —————— Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/music">lorepodcast.com/music</a>  ---Episode Sources: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources">lorepodcast.com/sources</a>  ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: <a href= "http://www.grimandmild.com">www.grimandmild.com</a> —————— Sponsors: ---BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at <a href= "http://www.betterhelp.com/lore">BetterHelp.com/LORE</a>, and get on your way to being your best self. ---HelloFresh: Get farm-fresh, pre-portioned ingredients and seasonal recipes delivered right to your doorstep. Go to <a href= "http://www.hellofresh.com/lorefree">HelloFresh.com/LoreFree</a>, and use code LOREFREE for free breakfast for life! One breakfast item per box while subscription is active. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to <a href= "mailto:%20sales@advertisecast.com">sales@advertisecast.com</a>, or visit our listing <a href= "https://www.advertisecast.com/lore">here</a>. ©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. ... Read more

29 Jan 2024

31 MINS

31:50

29 Jan 2024


#324

Legends 19: The Casket Girls

The connection between one of Europes oldest monster legends and the streets of New Orleans is very strange, but has provided a powerful springboard for some very dark stories. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and Aaron Mahnke, and research by Sam Alberty.   Sponsors: ---Magic Spoon: Start the New Year off right with a delicious bowl of high-protein cereal at <a href= "http://www.magicspoon.com/lore">MagicSpoon.com/LORE</a> and use the code LORE to save $5 dollars off. ---Squarespace: Head to <a href= "http://squarespace.com/lore">Squarespace.com/lore</a> to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE.:  ---Helix: Get 20% off all mattress orders AND two free pillows, at <a href= "http://www.helixsleep.com/lore">HelixSleep.com/LORE</a> and use code HelixPartner20.   Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/music">lorepodcast.com/music</a>  ---Episode Sources: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources">lorepodcast.com/sources</a>  ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: <a href= "http://www.grimandmild.com">www.grimandmild.com</a>   ©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. ... Read more

22 Jan 2024

29 MINS

29:47

22 Jan 2024


#323

Deeper Lore: 245 (59, 108, & 90)

Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (244: Stolen) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: ---Episode 59: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/episodes/59">LorePodcast.com/episodes/59</a> ---Episode 108: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/episodes/108">LorePodcast.com/episodes/108</a> ---Episode 90: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/episodes/90">LorePodcast.com/episodes/90</a> ———————— Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/music">lorepodcast.com/music</a>  ---Episode Sources: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources">lorepodcast.com/sources</a>  ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: <a href= "http://www.grimandmild.com">www.grimandmild.com</a> ©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. ... Read more

18 Jan 2024

01 MINS

01:44

18 Jan 2024


#322

Lore 245: Evasive

Variety is the spice of life. And yet folklore makes it very clear just how dangerous it is to mix things up.  Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Cassandra de Alba, and music by Chad Lawson.   Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/music">lorepodcast.com/music</a>  ---Episode Sources: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources">lorepodcast.com/sources</a>  ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: <a href= "http://www.grimandmild.com">www.grimandmild.com</a>   Sponsors: ---BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at <a href= "http://www.betterhelp.com/lore">BetterHelp.com/LORE</a>, and get on your way to being your best self. ---Acorns: Acorns helps you automatically save & invest for your future. Head to <a href= "http://www.acorns.com/lore">acorns.com/lore</a> to sign up for Acorns to start saving and investing for your future today! ---Factor: Chef-crafted, dietitian-approved meals delivered right to your door. Head to <a href= "http://www.factormeals.com/lore50">FactorMeals.com/LORE50</a> and use code LORE50 to get 50% off.   To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to <a href= "mailto:%20sales@advertisecast.com">sales@advertisecast.com</a>, or visit our listing <a href= "https://www.advertisecast.com/lore">here</a>. ©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. ... Read more

15 Jan 2024

30 MINS

30:52

15 Jan 2024


#321

Legends 18: Magical Objects

The folklore and legends tied to physical objects can be fascinating, frightening, or both. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and Aaron Mahnke, and research by Alexandra Steed.   Sponsors: ---Mint Mobile: For a limited time, wireless plans from Mint Mobile are $15 a month when you purchase a 3-month plan with UNLIMITED talk, text and data at <a href= "http://www.mintmobile.com/lore">MintMobile.com/lore</a>. ---Stamps: Never go to the Post Office again. Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at <a href= "https://www.stamps.com/lore">Stamps.com/LORE</a>. ---Squarespace: Head to <a href= "http://squarespace.com/lore">Squarespace.com/lore</a> to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE.   Lore Resources:  ---Episode Music: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/music">lorepodcast.com/music</a>  ---Episode Sources: <a href= "http://www.lorepodcast.com/sources">lorepodcast.com/sources</a>  ---All the shows from Grim & Mild: <a href= "http://www.grimandmild.com">www.grimandmild.com</a>   ©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. ... Read more

08 Jan 2024

30 MINS

30:09

08 Jan 2024