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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.
 
Mosaic presents Living Myth, a podcast with Michael Meade, renowned mythologist and storyteller. Meade presents mythic stories that offer uniquely insightful and wise ways of understanding the current dilemmas of the world we live in. Living Myth proposes that genuine solutions to the complex and intractable problems of our world require both transcendent imagination and cohering, transformative narratives.
 
Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
Speculative fiction writer, long-term resident of Japan and Bram Stoker Award finalist Thersa Matsuura explores all that is weird from Japan—strange superstitions, folklore and folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks. These are little treasures she digs up while doing research for her writing.
 
The Celtic Myth Podshow will tell you ancient tales, stories, legends, folklore and mythology of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man bringing you the bravery of heroes and heroines, the magnificent pantheon of gods and goddesses and the magic and wonder of druids, faeries and folklore. The stories weave together the rich, beautiful tapestry of mythological history, battles and sagas of the Celts. You'll also find some 'Special' Shows with music, modern stories, s ...
 
The Confessionals is where witnesses of the unexplained share their stories and encounters with the world. Through long-form conversations, we pull out as much detail about one's experience as possible. Join us as we delve into the unknown side of life, from bigfoot to UFOs to paranormal activity to even conspiracies.
 
All too often we talk about fake news and alternative facts as if they are new concepts. In reality history itself is constructed, and thus constrained by its authors, we have as a society taken this as truth and unfortunately there is more to history that just the past.
 
Rashemen is a land steeped in superstition, ruled by witches and entrenched in snow. Berserkers reign and spirits roam the frozen wastes. Yllairies, Keilah, and Mépris all have their own reasons for journeying north, but they soon find they have something in common—they are pawns in a divine plot. Join the broads as they unravel the mysteries of Rashemen. The Broadswords is an all-women and non-binary actual play D&D podcast.
 
The most entertaining and enraging stories from mythology told casually, contemporarily, and (let's be honest) sarcastically. Greek and Roman gods did some pretty weird (and awful) things. This isn't your average storytelling podcast: Liv focuses on Greek and Roman mythology's (mis)treatment of women, the insane things the gods did, and the all around incredible minds of the ancient world. I mean, how did they come up with this stuff? Gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everything in between.
 
Let's Talk About CBT is a podcast about cognitive behavioural therapy: what it is, what it's not and how it can be useful. Dr Lucy Maddox interviews experts in the field including people who have experienced CBT for themselves. A mix of interviews, myth-busting and CBT jargon explained, this accessible podcast is brought to you by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. www.babcp.com
 
Myths and Morals is a podcast that explores stories from ancient Indian epics. You’ll meet fascinating characters and encounter uniquely intricate plots from a tradition that has endured for thousands of years. You’ll hear from voices that haven’t been highlighted in the past and the truths that they uncover. Take the journey with us today to discover timeless lessons that are just as relevant today as they were to their original audience.
 
Myth Makers is a podcast about storytelling and being a storyteller. Join Macroverse Founders and Writer/Director Dynamic Duo Eben Matthews + Adam Martin as they explore the process and power of story, invent the future of comics, dig deep on creative and production topics and get geeky as F about the pop culture world we live in! TM + © Macroverse Media Inc. All Rights Reserved.
 
Mystic and Sapphy are a husband-and-wife team who love knowing the background of the video game worlds they've explored over the years. In Lore Together, the two talk about what they've found out as they deep dived into some of their favorite fictional worlds.
 
Every week we take two legends in history, investigate what brought them to the public eye, and look at the sources that can verify or disprove their existence. Our topics range from biographies of legendary people, to spells to cast with a Unicorn horn. Adam is an American journalist who is new to to supernatural, Isadora is a History major from England who believes that without legends history would be very boring indeed!
 
Fabled Collective is a bi-weekly podcast that 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.
 
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They say that if you love someone, you should let them go, in hopes that they’ll come back to you someday. But how much pain are you willing to endure meanwhile? And is it worth it? This is the story of Kannagi, a woman full of compassion and forgiveness even in the face of cruel betrayal. But there’s only so much disappointment a heart can take. I…
 
The True Myth Media Podcast is a film discussion and review show focusing on the artistic qualities of film and our own personal journeys of faith, which releases every Friday Morning, barring unforeseen and sometimes foreseen circumstances ;) Past Episodes can be found on… Our Website: https://www.truemythmedia.com Our Podcast Page: https://truemy…
 
Liv reads Book 1 of the Odyssey, translated into prose by Samuel Butler. This is not a standard episode, it's simply a reading of the Odyssey. For regular episodes look for any that don't have "Liv Reads Homer..." in the title! This translation uses the Roman names for gods and heroes. Here's a list Greek to Roman names to help you out: Zeus = Jove…
 
When the fires of 2020 have finally died down, and the ashes have fallen to earth and smoke no longer clouds the air, one thing is certain – uncertainly and lack of clarity is the pattern that the leaders of this fallen nation have inflicted on the population either by design, gross incompetence, or both. With the election still over a month away, …
 
Bob Woodward's new book about Trump, entitled "Rage," has reminded Buzzkillers of Woodward's journalism in the early '70s. This Flashback Friday encore episode busts myths about Watergate, Woodward and Bernstein, and the Washington Post. Enjoy! Our listeners get a free trial at The Great Courses Plus! Click here to go to thegreatcoursesplus.com/buz…
 
This episode begins with the wildfires burning across the Western U.S. and the smoke that obscures the sun and makes simply breathing hazardous. On top of all the political chaos, the economic collapse, and the worst pandemic in modern times, the wildfires create a kind of second quarantine as well as a “living hell” where entire towns are reduced …
 
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A reboot, of sorts, of Reynard the Fox, everyone's favorite brutal, amoral trickster. I found a much older, much more nuanced version of the fox's stories. Today, we meet his father, get an origin story, and see him trying to make things right in a society run by predators...or is he working a long con to eat all the animals in his charge? With Rey…
 
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This time we take a look into the amazing power of worms! From the lowliest little earth worms, to the mighty worms of legend, some of the more stranger species of worms, and even the ramblings of a mad man. We legitimately became fascinated by this topic, which may seem mundane to many, but trust me, worms are bad ass. Instead of a bad ass bitch t…
 
The Seals and Selkies of Celtic Folklore This is a huge show all about that magical seal-people of Celtic myth, the Sekies. You'll hear five fantastic pieces of music, two old stories, and one lovely modern story from the Faerytale Apothecary. It also includes some fascinating Selkie folklore from Morgan Daimler's New Dictionary of Fairies. Full sh…
 
Allen, Tori, and EJ discuss the journey to the releases of Tenet and Mulan for hopefully the final time as both films finally see very different releases. EJ and Tori give their thoughts on both. Chadwick Boseman's passing and career is also discussed. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Today I am delighted to host A Gathering of Skalds featuring our good friend & exceptionally talented author, Genevieve Gornichec. Please, sit back & enjoy a reading of What The Gods Left Behind, and don't forget to pre-book your copy of The Witch's Heart available February 9th 2021! www.genevievegornichec.com www.lunastationquarterly.com Issue 041…
 
Who would have guessed that Scooby Doo would have us go deeper than Loch Ness itself? Was the Loch Ness Monster just a marketing scheme? And what, exactly, is the definition of cryptid? We’re gonna answer these questions, without terrible Scottish accents. Pick up Colin Dickey’s book The Unidentified for more amazing insights! Content Warning: This…
 
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