Lore

Lore

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.

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January 17, 2022 28 min

It’s a place where dreams are born, and were stars take flight. But beneath that thin, beautiful surface is a darker past, and the stories it holds are far from happy.

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    Encounters with angry spirits will forever be some of the most terrifying experiences on record. If that’s the thrill you’re looking for, revisiting this classic episode will hit the mark. And as part of our “Remastered” project, this version is re-worked from the ground up, with fresh narration and production, music by Chad Lawson, and a brand new story at the end. Enjoy!

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    January 3, 2022 29 min

    Many of the mysterious creatures in folklore have been passed down through the centuries, allowing rumor and hearsay to deliver fragments of truth waiting to be reassembled. But in some cases, the picture that takes shape is far from safe and comforting.

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    December 27, 2021 27 min

    The chilling legends of the wending never get old, so it seems right that we revisit this classic episode. Enjoy the fresh narration and modern production, along with the brand new story tucked away at the end as a special treat.

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    December 20, 2021 27 min

    Some of the darkest stories and traditions are hiding inside one of our most beloved times of the year. Let’s take a fun and frightening journey into the heart of it all.

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    It’s never a bad time to revisit this classic episode about graveyards and the folklore around them. Complete with fresh narration, a new soundtrack, and modern production, plus a brand new bonus episode at the end. 

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    December 6, 2021 29 min

    Many of the darkest moments from history were born out of a perfect storm of motivation, fear, and misguided courage. And in the case of one individual, that became a recipe for something beyond horrific.

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    November 29, 2021 26 min

    It’s time to pay another visit to the little house in Villisca that played host to one of the most horrible ax murders in history. This classic episode is presented with fresh, modern narration and production, as well as a brand new bonus story at the end.

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    November 22, 2021 27 min

    One of the most frightening aspects of our lives is something that’s hidden from our eyes. And yet its impact is so powerful and destructive that we’ve spent centuries running in fear from it. Well, except for one brave community, that is.

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    November 15, 2021 27 min

    The folklore surrounding haunted dolls, and the tale of Robert the Doll in particular, deserves a revisit. This Remastered edition of a classic Lore episode includes fresh narration and production, and a brand new story at the end.

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    November 8, 2021 27 min

    If there’s one thing humans have been obsessed with over the years, it’s the risk that the most dangerous, evil things in the world might find a way inside and take control. The stories about this usually sound more like fantasy than fact, but history has a few surprises in store for us all.

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    November 1, 2021 28 min

    The folklore surrounding small, human-like creatures from around the world is worth another visit. And this time, the journey has been remastered with new narration and music, modern production, and a brand new story at the end. Enjoy!

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    October 25, 2021 29 min

    History is filled with people who gathered unusual collections, often following a curiosity or passion to the extreme. But among those collectors, there have been those who have taken things too far. And the objects of their obsession have become the stuff of nightmares.

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    October 18, 2021 31 min

    Some of the most frightening and disturbing stories are the ones that take a different path than we expected. Their horror is in the exceptions, the little things that make them different. But some little things are more difficult to see coming.

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    October 11, 2021 34 min

    While many of the places we live are defined by their current, modern personalities, a look into the past can reveal a much more thrilling—and terrifying—picture. And no where is that more true than the Silver State.

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    October 4, 2021 35 min

    We’ve always had a hunger for mystery stories and true crime. But for a period of time, many of those stories had a very unusual element to them—a detail that had a way of making less believable today, an so much more frightening.

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    September 27, 2021 39 min

    In the world of folklore, one of the most interesting most timeless characters is also the least supernatural. But that doesn’t mean their stories are any less thrilling or entertaining.

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    September 20, 2021 26 min

    In this remastered edition of a classic Lore episode, we revisit the concept of curses, and take a tour through some of the most powerful examples. With fresh narration and production, and a brand new story at the end.

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    September 13, 2021 34 min

    Folklore has many uses, and a quick trip through history would reveal many that you’ve come to expect. It educates a community, preserves events and well-known figures, and provides a sometimes-fictional explanation for mysterious happenings. But one particular use for folklore needs a deeper look…because it’s beyond thrilling.

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    September 6, 2021 27 min

    It’s time to return to the colonial village of Hadley and reunite with the neighborhood witch, Mary Webster. All presented with modern production, fresh narration, and a brand new bonus story at the end.

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