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Through deep research and high-strangeness storytelling, three brothers explore paranormal encounters and unexplained events. Collecting freaky listener stories and scouring the dusty pages of classic Fortean texts, the brothers use high-production sound design to set the scene for alleged real encounters with, Dogman, Poltergeists, Bigfoot, Fairy Folk, Humanoids, UFOs, Shadow People, and Sky Creatures.. just to name a few. Attempting to parse out the fact within folklore, the brothers of th ...
 
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Karen Campbell & Lucy Brydon

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Friends Lucy Brydon (the Scottish one) and Karen Campbell (the Not Scottish one) chat about all things Scotland in this weekly chat. From haunted castles and spooky stone circles to fairy lore and mythical creatures galore (and more!) join us with your wee dram and sense of humor each week as we kick back, relax and tell a Scottish tale or two with YOU! For uncut video versions, artwork by Karen & Lucy and more visit 1scot1not.com. Connect with us on Instagram & Twitter @1scot1not
 
Fabled Collective explores mysteries, legends, myths, lore, ghosts, and fairy tales. Investigation of these tales of woe often reveal grim details that have been long hidden in the dark corners of history. Every story is a mix of both fact and fiction, and so are our episodes. We'll tell you a story, and then we'll tell you the truth. And to be perfectly honest, sometimes even our best fiction isn't as riveting as the facts.
 
Think Fractured Fairy Tales meets Big Bang Theory and the History Detectives! Dorktales Storytime, hosted by Jonathan Cormur, is a podcast featuring slightly wacky and very geeky retellings of classic fairy tales with important life lessons and untold stories about the hidden heroes of history—yesterday’s geeks, nerds and dorks who are today’s must-know visionaries, great minds, dream makers, achievers, and inventors who made history in ways you’d never imagine!
 
Eddie Lenihan is Ireland’s most well known storyteller. He has been telling tales for over 35 years. Each month, Eddie will share Irish wisdom and stories from the past on the Tell Me A Story with Eddie Lenihan podcast. As a cultural preservationist, Eddie has amassed the largest collection of folk stories and tales in Ireland. His dedication to the tradition has seen him collect and compile stories from all across the country, particularly those that deal with the themes of the supernatural ...
 
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Celtic Tomes

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Gary & Ruth Colcombe

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Readings from the Classic Celtic books - everything for lovers of the Lore and stories of the Ancient Celts. We will cover the Celts, Fairies, Myths, Legends, Folklore and stories from Ireland, Scotland, Wales and other Celtic realms. If like us, you have seen all those wonderful books that were once published about Celtic Mythology, Folklore, or the Fairies and wished that you had the time to read them, then you have found the right podcast to bring them to your fireside.
 
Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees podcast: Ghost stories, lore, myths and legends from haunted Wales. Join author and journalist Mark Rees (Ghosts of Wales, Paranormal Wales, The A-Z of Curious Wales etc) - ”arguably Wales’ leading authority on the curious and paranormal aspects of the country’s history” - for a fascinating journey through the weird and wonderful history of Cymru and the world. From ’most haunted’ Welsh castles to fairy-filled forests, each episode explores at a di ...
 
A podcast portal into your curiosity. Enter The Fairy Ring to unearth your fantasy life with your host and cosmic friend, Michelle Lark. The Fairy Ring is a portal that incorporates a unique blend of storytelling and meditation to explore the Universe with the mind's eye. 🪐 ° 🌓 • .°• 🚀 ✯ ★ * ✨ ° 🌛 °· ☄️ . 🌞 • ° ★ • ☄. 🌚 .°•• ☄. You close your eyes as you step into The Fairy Ring. One foot in, the other follows. You find your balance before you realize that your shoes are missing—where did th ...
 
Stories of Scotland is an award-winning Scottish history podcast. Join hosts Jenny and Annie as they unravel the rich tapestry of Scotland’s culture, nature and heritage. Prepared to climb into caves, cairns and chaos, Jenny and Annie travel around Scotland and investigate how stories of the past can help us make sense of modern life. Stories of Scotland celebrates Scottish history through traditional storytelling, archival research, museum objects and wandering in nature. It is recorded in ...
 
"My desire is to give boys and girls something Jewish which they may be able to regard as companion delights to the treasury of general fairy-lore and childish romance." from the preface. These tales deal with the boyish exploits of the great Biblical characters, Abraham, Moses, and David. "These I have rewritten from the stories in the Talmud and Midrash in a manner suitable for the children of to-day." - Summary by Phil Chenevert and the author
 
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Lacye A. Brown

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Award winning Indie Fictional Fantasy & Discussions around the African American Underground Culture.Explore the Fun, Fictional, Fantasy Folklore of the Dr. Apples Universe! At the age of 16 on his birthday, Dr. Apples ® mother was kidnapped by fairies and replaced with a doll. Each year on his birthday he receives a doll which has his mother’s essence. We are currently on the hunt towards finding her. Join us in finding his mother. This podcast features 4 MODES for you to enjoy: Folklore (fi ...
 
This group project is a collection of 43 fairy tales (both old and new), folk lore, myths and real life stories by a variety of authors, brought together by writer Fanny E Coe. They are mostly short and are fun to read and tell to children and most teach valuable lessons about life. (Summary by Phil Chenevert)
 
Soulstory is an actual play role playing game podcast (RPG) set in the world of Malifaux. Join us as our Fatemaster guides her four players into a story where steam power and magic meet horror cliché's and fairy tales. If you want to know more about Malifaux, be sure to stick around. Each episode is followed by a cast member sharing some tidbits and lore about the universe. Come for the story but be careful. Bad things happen.
 
What do elves, lightsabers, and steampunk dystopias all have in common? Find out with your hosts Noah and Sim as we dive into the myths, legends, and lore we all know and love to find out how seemingly disconnected tropes can teach us more about fundamental truths and consistent themes of the human condition. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/plusone2intellegnce/support
 
Jack the Giant-Killer, Tom Thumb, Goldilocks and The Three Bears, Henny Penny, Dick Whittington, The Three Little Pigs, Red Riding Hood and a host of immortal characters are found in this delightful collection of English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs. The book made its first appearance in 1890 and has remained a firm favorite with both young and old ever since. Fairy tales have traditionally emanated from France and Germany. The famous compilations by La Fontaine and the Brothers Grimm have o ...
 
Each week on Fab Figmentals, we look at a different legendary creature by exploring its history and folklore. Each episode begins with a story, and then we take a look at the creature’s origins and how it’s been portrayed throughout the ages. We tackle the realm of beautiful beasts, curious creatures, and mythical monsters by looking at myths, legends, tales, and lore from all over the world. Please be advised that our stories are often more Brothers Grimm than Mother Goose; they may not be ...
 
The existence of the Russian Skazki or Märchen was first made generally known to the British public by Mr W. R. S. Ralston in his “Russian Folk-Tales.” That excellent and most engrossing volume was, primarily, a treatise on Slavonic folk-lore, illustrated with admirable skill and judgment by stories, mainly selected from the vast collection of Afanasiev, who did for the Russian what Asbjörnsen has done for the Norwegian folk-tale. A year after the appearance of Mr Ralston's book, the eminent ...
 
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Celtic Tree Astrology is based in druid knowledge of trees and lunar cycles. This episode explores the ogham, Celtic tree lore, and provides a personal horoscope for each of the 13 signs. Find out yours! 🌲✨ Follow The Fairy Ring on Instagram. If you enjoyed this episode please rate, review, and share to help expand its reach ✌️ *These horoscopes we…
 
Mr. Redge wonders where he’ll get his daily dose of adventure while Jonathan takes a storytelling break to spend time planting and tending his garden. All it takes is turning on their magical radio to tune-in to Newsy Pooloozi, the Common Sense Media news podcast pick for curious kids (and hedgehogs). In this episode, mother-daughter duo, Lyndee an…
 
Narrator: Heather Foster 🇺🇸 Writer: Alicia ✍️ Sound design: ocean waves, seagulls 🌊 Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we’ll follow along with Jennie and Kris as they escape for a day to a cozy hotel in a historic beach town. There, the only item on the agenda is to unwind. 😴 👀 Watch, listen and comment on this episode on our brand new Get Sleepy …
 
Well lovely listeners, we've had quite the break! But we are back with a super jam packed episode! This may be 1.5 hours long but its 1.5 hours FULL of real life ghost stories from our recent trip to Scotland! Karen and Ginger joined Lucy in her homeland and we stayed at Wardhill Castle for a week. Ginger is our special ghost whisperer!! In this ep…
 
Narrator: Thomas Jones 🇬🇧 Writer: Gemma ✍️ Sound design: European birdsong 🕊 Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we’ll be exploring part of the Midlands in England. This is where the famous author JRR Tolkien grew up and took inspiration for his famous books about Middle-Earth. 😴 👀 Watch, listen and comment on this episode on our brand new Get Slee…
 
[ ATTN BELIEFLINGS!: Tune in to our YouTube Channel tonight (Aug 6th) at 5:45PM PST / 8:45PM EST to chat it up with us and fellow Belieflings LIVE in the youtube chat during a video premiere of this episode!... it's a real fun hang ;) ] It’s a warm summer night.. You’re all alone in the orange grove, and decide to take advantage of the solitude by …
 
Narrator: Marcellus Shepard 🇺🇸 Writer: Alicia ✍️ Sound design: morning birdsong 🌅🐦 Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we'll enjoy the sense of freedom and fun that long, childhood summer's used to bring. We’ll follow Brian and his friends around their neighbourhood as they enjoy their vacation back in 1982. 👀 Watch, listen and comment on this epis…
 
Can messages be sent across 400 years through a computer that doesn't have internet? Do Poltergeists stack cat food cans? Why are their child footprints on a newly painted wall in a house without kids? We attempt to answer all of these questions as we explore the mystery of the Dodleston messages recieved via a computer in the 1980's but that origi…
 
Narrator: Thomas Jones 🇬🇧 Writer: Alicia ✍️ Sound design: calm garden ambience 🕊🌻 Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, a kind princess commits to a long and challenging task to save her brothers from a most inconvenient enchantment. In the process, she learns the benefits of patience and determination. 😴 👀 Watch, listen and comment on this episode o…
 
Annie and Jenny look at the beautiful environment of Loch Fyne, and explore the folklore that has developed around it. We have some lighthearted fairy stories and a spooky ghost tale around the areas of Inveraray Castle and Stonefield Castle. This episode is sponsored by WeeBox - go to www.weebox.co.uk and enter the code ‘Story10’ for an exclusive …
 
Eddie speaks about the macabre subject of graveyards in Ireland, and the rituals and piseogs that surround them. He explains the delicate process of burying a body, and what charms and objects may be placed in the grave, from a deck of cards to a fiddle bow. He also mentions the care required around one's behaviour in a graveyard, unless they wish …
 
It’s the perfect day for pure play! Sherlock Nettlesbee, the great deducing squirrel detective, joins Jonathan and Mr. Redge in an afternoon of imagination and good old-fashioned make believe. When their cloud gazing doesn’t cut it, Sherlock declares that “the Improv Game is afoot!” Can the trio find inspiration from Mary and her little lamb, Lula?…
 
Narrator: Arif Hodzic 🇺🇸 Writer: MJ ✍️ Sound design: Bangkok street ambience, distant train. 🏙🚞 Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight's fantastical story takes us to Bangkok, Thailand, where we'll meet a boy who helps some of his feline companions to find a new home. 😴 👀 Watch, listen and comment on this episode on our brand new Get Sleepy YouTube cha…
 
Narrator: Thomas Jones 🇬🇧 Writer: Laila ✍️ Sound design: spacecraft hum, electronic beeps 🛰 Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, you'll be guided through an evening aboard the ISS, orbiting planet Earth. We'll discover what it would be like to live out in space, and follow an astronautical bedtime routine. 😴 👀 Watch, listen and comment on this episo…
 
Join Annie and Jenny on a trip around the world. The year is 1852, the Potato Famine and Highland Clearances are causing devastation, and hundreds of Scots board The Hercules, a ship destined for Adelaide, but struck by horrific disaster. As they leave their home in Scotland to start a new life halfway around the world, storms, disease, and sharks …
 
In this bite-sized episode of Fabled Collective, we'll delve into three strange hauntings that will remind you how bizarre life (and death) can be. Discord: https://discord.gg/Xjk5CpD Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6X Website: https://www.fabledcollective.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollective Music: - The following music was us…
 
When the Devil walks the earth, he often does so in disguise. The 'Evil One' appears takes many forms, but possibly the most diabolical is when he appears as one of us - as human. But whatever forms Satan takes, in Welsh folklore at least, there is usually a wise old woman or crafty farmer to test their wits against his. Explore the Devilish lore i…
 
Narrator: Simon Mattacks 🇬🇧 Writer: Jo ✍️ Sound design: waves on the shore 🌊 Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight's charming story was a listener request. We'll enjoy a sleepy adventure in the heart of Tanzania, guided by a friendly native elephant called Tembo. 😴 👀 Watch, listen and comment on this episode on our brand new Get Sleepy YouTube channel…
 
Narrator: Thomas Jones 🇬🇧 Writer: Alexandra ✍️ Sound design: door opening, footsteps on marble, lobby ambience 🚪👣🗣 Welcome back, sleepyheads. In tonight's story, we'll enjoy the pleasure of a live piano recital. The relaxing music performed by the talented pianist will serve as a source of fascination and comfort. 😴 👀 Watch, listen and comment on t…
 
Jonathan is visiting the magical realm of the What If World podcast where he is joined by the show’s host, Mr. Eric, for a storytelling adventure and some mythical merry-making! Enjoy this bonus episode “What if Dragons Breathed Sprinkles?” from What If World. Stay tuned after the story to hear a short interview with our storyteller, Jonathan. “All…
 
Narrator: Nicky Branagh-Schmidt 🇬🇧 Writer: Lily ✍️ Sound design: bedroom fan. 🛏 Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we’ll join Jade as she spends a day volunteering at her local nature reserve, connecting with the beautiful sights and sounds to be found there. 😴 👀 Watch, listen and comment on our brand new Get Sleepy YouTube channel! And hit subscr…
 
Narrator: Thomas Jones 🇬🇧 Writer: Jessica ✍️ Sound design: magical shimmer, birdsong 🪄🐦 Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight's dreamy tale takes us to a magical place, full of beauty and color. You’ll explore the fields and forests of the world of dreams and see many spectacular sights along the way. You might even make a new friend. 😴 👀 Watch, liste…
 
We’re sharing the first episode of a new podcast series we’ve just released called Weight of Sand. This is an audio drama exploring the life and lore of Isobel Gowdie. Isobel was accused of witchcraft in 1662. She lived in Auldearn in the Highlands of Scotland and her witchcraft confessions were detailed and vivid. 30 years after her trial, a nearb…
 
Why are the lost souls of sinful spirits trapped in the wild waters of Wales? And ghosts aren't the only things lurking in the wells and streams - there's water-ogres, guardian dragons, giant serpents, the mischievous fairy folk, and even a tenuous link with Tolkien and Bilbo Baggins. Explore the watery lore of these curious tales with author Mark …
 
Narrator: TK Kellman 🇺🇸 Writer: Alicia ✍️ Sound design: river, birds, horse hooves clopping. 🌊🕊🐴 Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight we'll travel to a beautiful, faraway city on a river, where a king has a problem almost nobody can solve. In the end, we’ll find that a little bit of reading and a lot of courage can make all the difference. 😴 👀 Watch,…
 
Hi Ichabodkins! This is the final episode in our 2-part series on London serial killer Dennis Nilson. This week we discuss the remaining murders, the police investigation and the trial. Jen has a cold that she needs to medicate, we discuss whether Anne Murray would be mood music for a gay man in 1970's London, and many more useless tangents. Please…
 
We’re 50 episodes in so Molly Murphy, writer, producer and composer for Dorktales Storytime—and our host, Jonathan Cormur’s sister—has a special message about why storytelling and imagination are so incredibly important to the Dorktales’ Team: “We love making this podcast because we can tell all kids that everything they’re feeling is valid. We can…
 
Narrator: Thomas Jones 🇬🇧 Writer: Sara ✍️ Sound design: ferry engine, seagulls, harbour ambience ⛴🐤⚓️ Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we'll be travelling to a tranquil island in the Wadden Sea. With stunning wildlife and scenery aplenty, you'll ease into sleep picturing the sights and sounds in your imagination. 😴 👀 Watch, listen and comment on…
 
For the last 50 years, the quaint, coastal village of Montauk has been haunted by a dark legend. Whispers carry through the town of secret military projects, bizarre creatures, portals to other times, and still stranger things. On this episode of Belief Hole, join us as we explore government mind control and psychic experiments, hidden underground …
 
On an otherwise normal day, a portal opens in a mysterious tree hidden in the very corners of a California redwood forest. Jonathan walks through the trunk and tumbles into the mystical, magical land of Once Upon a Time. Mr. Reginald T. Hedgehog, who’s out on his daily walk around his hovel, encounters this lost human. The two discover their kinshi…
 
Narrator: Abbe Opher 🇬🇧 Writer: Jessica ✍️ Sound design: train chugging along, gentle breeze 🚞🍃 Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we'll Wander along the rugged coastline of southern Italy, trying to unravel the mystery of a beautiful hidden garden, before finally drifting into a peaceful sleep.. 😴 👀 Watch, listen and comment on this episode on th…
 
Hello Ichabodkins! This week's episode is the first of a two part series on the 1980's British serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Was it his upbringing, his love for country super star Anne Murray, or the fact that his grandfather died and left him essentially friendless? We discuss all these and more on this week's episode! Also, we have a contest!! Che…
 
Narrator: Thomas Jones 🇬🇧 Writer: Kayla ✍️ Sound design: flowing river, birdsong 🌊🐦 Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we have a tale from ancient Egyptian mythology, about Thoth and Ra, gods of the moon and the sun. 😴 👀 Watch, listen and comment on this episode on the Get Sleepy YouTube channel! And hit subscribe while you're there! Support our S…
 
Join Annie and Jenny deep in the Cairngorms, as they climb Ben Avon, but the summit isn’t the goal, instead they take a detour to an astounding rock formation called Clach Bhan, or in English, the Women’s Stone. This rock formation overlooks the surrounding glens, and has been a place of pilgrimage for hundreds of years. Pregnant women from miles a…
 
A phantom horseman, a baby-stealing ghost, a warning from the future and even miniature fairy-sized spooks. In this episode we explore a series of short but sweet and seemingly unconnected supernatural tales collected from the wilds of Wales. Can you unlock their paranormal mysteries? And should they serve, to quote MR James, as a warning to the cu…
 
Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight’s story takes us on a journey through a mysterious art gallery, full of beautiful paintings. 😴 Sound design: town ambience, footsteps, birdsong, whistling, vendors. 🏘🐦😗 Narrator: Arif Hodzic 🇺🇸 Writer: Sanjana ✍️ 👀 Watch, listen and comment on this episode on our brand new Get Sleepy YouTube channel! And hit subsc…
 
Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we’ll visit a workshop that produces beautiful, Persian-style carpets. Their designs are so rich and intricate, there’s something almost magical about them. 😴 Sound design: crickets 🌾 Narrator: Thomas Jones 🇬🇧 Writer: Alexandra ✍️ 👀 Watch, listen and comment on this episode on our brand new Get Sleepy YouTube cha…
 
It’s late at night. You’re driving a lonely stretch of forested road. Up ahead you catch a glimpse of something in your headlights. As you start to slow down you’re thinking to yourself, “It must be a deer.” But there’s something wrong. There’s something about it that’s not quite right. It’s not quite a deer. As you begin to process what you’re see…
 
Annoyed and anxious and angry, oh my! Looks like our friends from the Folktale Forest are on an emotional roller coaster, especially the Big Bad Wolf. He's so upset, he just wants to howl at the moon! Luckily, they encounter a caring capybara who patiently helps them sort through their big feelings and calm themselves down. Join Jonathan, Redge, an…
 
Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, a young traveler finds a sense of calm and inner balance during a stay in the rainforests of Mexico. Sound design: rainforest ambience. 🌴 Narrator: Marcellus Shepard 🇺🇸 Writer: Adrienne ✍️ 👀 Watch, listen and comment on our brand new Get Sleepy YouTube channel! And hit subscribe while you're there! :) Support our…
 
Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we return to a familiar old toy shop, ready for another dreamy adventure in the mysterious and magical world within. 😴 Sound design: store interior ambience. 🧸 Narrator: Thomas Jones 🇬🇧 Writer: Jessica ✍️ 👀 Watch, listen and comment on our brand new Get Sleepy YouTube channel! And hit subscribe while you're there…
 
The history and folklore of Midsummer warns us to expect the unexpected during that the longest day of the year. Over the days that span Midsummer's Eve and Day, or the Summer Solstice, or St John's Eve and Day, or Calan Haf, Welsh folklore tells us that paranormal activity and strange apparitions might be encountered. This episode explores some re…
 
Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we return to Anita's beautiful cottage to hear about the latter part of her day. When we last saw Anita, she watered the flowers and gathered some lavender. Now, we’ll join her in the kitchen, as she makes some refreshing lavender lemon tea for a relaxing evening. 😴 Sound design: afternoon birdsong, light hum of …
 
Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we have the first of a two-part story that takes us to the flourishing garden of Anita's cottage, one warm summer morning. As the world wakes up, so too does the gardener. 😴 Sound design: morning birdsong 🐦 Narrator: Heather Foster 🇺🇸 Writer: Sanjana ✍️ 👀 Watch, listen and comment on our brand new Get Sleepy YouT…
 
An epic quest to uncover an early video game pioneer! As a teen, Jerry Lawson was a self-taught electronics wiz—building ham radios, making walkie-talkies from scratch, and repairing his neighbor’s TVs. His love of new technologies brought him to California where he became one of the only Black engineers in Silicon Valley. While there, he changed t…
 
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