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Lore

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.

 

#268

Episode 220: Uplifting

Most of the frightening folklore we talk about takes place on the ground. But a little over a century ago, one ancient belief found new life in the skies above us—and the results were terrifying. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by GennaRose Nethercott, and music by Chad Lawson. ———————— 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) ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: ---Magic Spoon: Go to [MagicSpoon.com/LORE] (http://www.magicspoon.com/lore) to grab a variety pack today. And be sure to use our special promo code, LORE, at checkout to save $5 off your order! ---Frozen Head: Wondery’s newest podcast FROZEN HEAD, hosted by Ash and Alaina of the hit show Morbid, tells the true story of a scientist who planned for death his entire life. Follow FROZEN HEAD wherever you get your podcasts. ---HelloFresh: America’s #1 meal kit! Go to [HelloFresh.com/LORE22] (http://www.hellofresh.com/lore22) , and use code LORE22 for 22 free meals, plus free shipping! To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [sales@advertisecast.com] (mailto:%20sales@advertisecast.com) , or visit our listing [here] (https://www.advertisecast.com/lore) . ©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

30 Jan 2023

30 MINS

30:38

30 Jan 2023


#267

REMASTERED – Episode 43: Supply & Demand

Graves and corpses feature prominently in all sorts of folklore, which is why we love this remastered classic episode of Lore so much. Let’s reunite with Burke and Hare, and hollow their exploits to the bloody end. Plus, there’s a brand new bonus story at the end! Researched, written, and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with music by Chad Lawson, with additional help from GennaRose Nethercott and Harry Marks. ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: ---Rocket Money: Stop throwing your money away. Cancel unwanted subscriptions and manage your expenses the easy way, by going to [RocketMoney.com/LORE] (http://www.rocketmoney.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%. ---BetterHelp: This episode is 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. ———————— 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) ©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

23 Jan 2023

36 MINS

36:13

23 Jan 2023


#266

Episode 219: Unanswered

One of the most attractive roads to travel for many people are the ones that lead deep into the world of the occult. But sometimes they can also be incredibly dangerous. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by GennaRose Nethercott and music by Chad Lawson. ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: ---SimpliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring for just $15 a month. No contracts, no salespeople, just simple and easy security. Sign up today at [SimpliSafe.com/Lore] (http://simplisafe.com/lore) to claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring. ———————— 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) ©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

16 Jan 2023

26 MINS

26:51

16 Jan 2023


#265

REMASTERED – Episode 42: In the Bag

Some places on the map are legendary, and Eastern State Penitentiary fits the bill. In this remastered classic episode of Lore, we return to those musty halls and explore the ghosts that still haunt them. Be sure to stick around for the brand new bonus story at the end! Researched, written, and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with music by Chad Lawson, with additional help from GennaRose Nethercott and Harry Marks. ———————— 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%. ---Rocket Money: Stop throwing your money away. Cancel unwanted subscriptions and manage your expenses the easy way, by going to [RocketMoney.com/LORE] (http://www.rocketmoney.com/lore) . ---Stamps.com: Print your own postage and shipping labels from your home or office. Start your 4-week trial today, which includes free postage, a digital scale, and zero commitment. Just visit [Stamps.com] (https://www.stamps.com/radio/lore/) , click on the microphone in the top-right of the homepage, and type LORE. ©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

09 Jan 2023

32 MINS

32:18

09 Jan 2023


#264

Episode 218: Notorious

Some of the darkest folklore in America is hidden right inside many of the place names that are dotted across the landscape—and one special location that defies the norm. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Cassandra de Alba and music by Chad Lawson. ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: ---BetterHelp: This episode is 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. ---Bridgewater: The much-anticipated second season of the smash hit supernatural audio thriller by Aaron Mahnke and Lauren Shippen is almost here! Catch a Lore-exclusive trailer, and make sure you’re subscribed. Visit [BridgewaterPodcast.com] (http://www.bridgewaterpodcast.com) to learn more. ———————— 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) ©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

02 Jan 2023

27 MINS

27:53

02 Jan 2023


#263

REMASTERED – Episode 41: Hole in the Wall

In this remastered classic, we return to Scotland’s deadly past, where one person’s accusations of witchcraft could bring an entire community to its knees. And don’t miss the brand new bonus story at the end! Researched, written, and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with music by Chad Lawson, with additional help from GennaRose Nethercott and Harry Marks. ———————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

26 Dec 2022

27 MINS

27:10

26 Dec 2022


#262

Episode 217: Deadly Currents

While humans have depended on them for fresh water and transportation over the millennia, the rivers in our community have also become home to terrifying folklore.  Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by GennaRose Nethercott and music by Chad Lawson. ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: ---SimpliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring for just $15 a month. No contracts, no salespeople, just simple and easy security. Sign up today at [SimpliSafe.com/Lore] (http://simplisafe.com/lore) to claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring. ---BetterHelp: This episode is 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. ---Wondrium: Hundreds of topics taught by professors and experts, all in one enormous video library. Get TWO YEARS of Wondrium for the price of ONE by going to [Wondrium.com/LORE] (http://www.wondrium.com/lore) —and don't miss my newest recommendation: Secrets of the Occult. ———————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

19 Dec 2022

28 MINS

28:57

19 Dec 2022


#261

REMASTERED – Episode 40: Everything Floats

In this Remastered classic episode, let’s return to the city that seems to have it all: celebration, food, the arts…and a whole lot of darkness. Welcome back to New Orleans. Researched, written, and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with additional help from GennaRose Nethercott and Harry Marks. ——————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

12 Dec 2022

28 MINS

28:35

12 Dec 2022


#260

Episode 216: Tales of Wonder

Some of the most unusual stories in history have a connection to something many of us have living right inside our homes. But just because they’re familiar doesn’t mean they aren’t chilling. ———————— Sign up for The Epitaph, the official Lore newsletter, here: [lorepodcast.com/newsletter] (http://www.lorepodcast.com/newsletter) ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: ---BetterHelp: This episode is 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. ---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) [Access premium content!: https://www.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

05 Dec 2022

30 MINS

30:25

05 Dec 2022


#259

REMASTERED – Episode 39: Take the Stand

In this remastered episode, we return to the courtroom for a look at a most unusual case. This classic episode has been completely re-recorded and re-produced, along with a brand new bonus story at the end. Enjoy! Researched, written, and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with additional help from GennaRose Nethercott and Harry Marks. ———————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

28 Nov 2022

27 MINS

27:21

28 Nov 2022


#258

Episode 215: Mind Over Matter

Some of the most bizarre celebrities of the past all fall under one umbrella, and you won’t need an Ouija board to guess how their careers ended. ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: ---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 50% on any new system. ---BetterHelp: This episode is 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. ---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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

21 Nov 2022

29 MINS

29:12

21 Nov 2022


#257

REMASTERED – Episode 38: The Mountain

Bundle up, because we’re returning to the frigid mountain crime scene that has baffled historians for decades: Dyatlov Pass. This remastered classic episode features brand new narration and production, plus a never-before heard bonus story. Researched, written, and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with additional help from GennaRose Nethercott and Harry Marks. ———————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

14 Nov 2022

26 MINS

26:12

14 Nov 2022


#256

Episode 214: Spoiled

Often times the more revered and sacred a space is, the more haunted by a trouble past it’s likely to be. And as we see from this tour of the American landscape, those stories are more than a little disturbing. ———————— 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) . ---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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

07 Nov 2022

28 MINS

28:48

07 Nov 2022


#255

Episode 213: Dark Tails

One source of common—and dramatic—folklore is living right inside many of our homes. It’s a feature of civilization that dates back thousands of years, and the superstitions it has attracted make for a powerful—and problematic—history. ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: ---Wondrium: Hundreds of topics taught by professors and experts, all in one enormous video library. Get 50% off your first Quarterly Plan by going to [Wondrium.com/LORE] (http://www.wondrium.com/lore) —and don't miss my newest recommendation: Monsters Within. ---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 40% on your SimpliSafe order. ---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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

31 Oct 2022

28 MINS

28:02

31 Oct 2022


#254

Episode 212: Unforeseen

Some of the darkest moments in history happened in the sweet spot between folklore and science. And if one particular event from Philadelphia has anything to teach us, it’s that moments like that are difficult to accept—and more than a little frightening. ———————— 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 40% on your SimpliSafe order. ---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) ©2022 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

24 Oct 2022

29 MINS

29:03

24 Oct 2022


#253

Episode 211: Charmed

There are a lot of strange corners in the world of folklore, but one of the most unusual also tends to fit into our pockets. And the stories surrounding them are beyond chilling. ———————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: ---13 Days of Halloween: Your favorite Halloween fiction podcast is back for a third season, and this year is the darkest yet. Starring Carter Rockwood and Clancy Brown, and presented in immersive 3-D audio. Starting daily on October 19th, and ending on Halloween. Learn more about the show over at [GrimAndMild.com/13days] (http://www.grimandmild.com/13days) . ---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) ©2022 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

17 Oct 2022

28 MINS

28:53

17 Oct 2022


#252

Episode 210: Breaking Down

Everything falls apart. But that’s a horrifying truth when applied to one specific location in Ohio. Because failure can often lead to tragedy. ———————— 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) . ---Babbel: Start learning a new language today, and save up to 55% off your subscription when you go to [BABBEL.com/LORE] (http://www.babbel.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%. ———————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

10 Oct 2022

31 MINS

31:57

10 Oct 2022


#251

Episode 209: Thick & Thin

Tucked away in one of the most well-known types of figures in folklore is an idea we can all relate to. But at the same time, its implication has played out in some rather horrifying ways. ———————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

03 Oct 2022

23 MINS

23:59

03 Oct 2022


#250

Episode 208: Bygone

  Humans have never let go of folklore designed to help us find things, even if it seems like it’s from another time, long ago. But in stories about our search for things, it’s possibly to find something a lot more thrilling. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Sam Alberty. ———————— ANNOUNCEMENT LINKS ---Bridgewater: [www.grimandmild.com/bridgewater] (http://www.grimandmild.com/bridgewater) ---13 Days of Halloween: [www.grimandmild.com/13days] (http://www.grimandmild.com/13days) ---Cabinet of Curiosities: [www.grimandmild.com/curiosities] (https://www.grimandmild.com/curiosities) ---Grim & Mild Presents: [www.grimandmild.com/presents] (https://www.grimandmild.com/presents) ---Lore on YouTube: [www.youtube.com/lorepodcast] (http://www.youtube.com/lorepodcast) ---Ad-free Lore on Apple Podcasts: [www.applepodcasts.com/lore] (http://www.applepodcasts.com/lore) ---Ad-free Lore on Patreon: [www.patreon.com/lorepodcast] (http://www.patreon.com/lorepodcast) ———————— 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%. ---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. ———————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

26 Sep 2022

31 MINS

31:44

26 Sep 2022


#249

REMASTERED – Episode 37: Passing Notes

This classic haunted house story with a dash of spiritualism was so popular, it became an episode of our television show on Amazon. Today it’s been freshly narrated and produced, and a brand new bonus story has been added to 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) ———————— ©2022 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

19 Sep 2022

33 MINS

33:05

19 Sep 2022


#248

Episode 207: Flesh & Blood

Our family and where we come from are often core elements of our identity. But as folklore and tragic real life events have made clear over the years, not everything is as simple as it would appear. ———————— 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. Native: Native creates safe, effective personal care products that use trusted ingredients and performance. For 40% off your first Three Pack of Native Body Wash, 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%. ———————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

12 Sep 2022

29 MINS

29:36

12 Sep 2022


#247

REMASTERED – Episode 36: When the Bow Breaks

It’s time to board the Queen Mary for one last journey through its troubled past. This remastered episode features fresh narration and production, as well as a brand new bonus story at the end. Bon voyage! ———————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

05 Sep 2022

27 MINS

27:10

05 Sep 2022


#246

Episode 206: Fault Lines

If a community is only as strong as its foundations, then this American city is standing on shaky ground. And the stories that have fallen out of it are as dark as they come. ———————— 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. 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

29 Aug 2022

30 MINS

30:28

29 Aug 2022


#245

REMASTERED – Episode 35: The King

We head back to Clipperton Island for this remastered classic episode, complete with a brand new bonus story at the end, as well as all-new narration and production. 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) ———————— ©2022 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved. [Access premium content!: https://www.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

22 Aug 2022

26 MINS

26:36

22 Aug 2022


#244

Episode 205: Bit by Bit

One of the most common animals throughout all of history is also the focal point for a world of bizarre and frightening folklore. Today’s journey will cover a lot of ground…and it might get bumpy. ———————— 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 plus 20% off the Annual Plan by going to [Wondrium.com/LORE] (http://www.wondrium.com/lore) —and don't miss my newest recommendation: After the Plague. 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) . ———————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

15 Aug 2022

31 MINS

31:10

15 Aug 2022


#243

REMASTERED – Episode 34: All the Lovely Ladies

We return to Transylvania, and the reign of the Bloody Countess herself, Elizabeth Bathory. This remastered classic episode features fresh narration and production, along with a 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

08 Aug 2022

27 MINS

27:50

08 Aug 2022


#242

Episode 204: Alluring

One of the most common types of folklore pops up all over the globe, and has left a trail of questions and theories that stretches back centuries. Let’s shine a light on this terrifying mystery today. ———————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

01 Aug 2022

27 MINS

27:30

01 Aug 2022


#241

REMASTERED – Episode 33: A Dead End

Today’s REMASTERED edition of a classic Lore episode takes us back to the streets of Richmond, Virginia, where folklore seems to be underneath you everywhere you go. Along with the fresh narration and production, don’t miss the brand new bonus story at the end. Researched, written, and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with music by Chad Lawson, with additional help from GennaRose Nethercott and Harry Marks. ———————— 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.lorepodcast.com/support] (https://www.lorepodcast.com/support) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

25 Jul 2022

26 MINS

26:51

25 Jul 2022