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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.

Lore Aaron Mahnke

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    • 4.7 • 3.3K Ratings

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.

    Episode 173: Darkness and Light

    Episode 173: Darkness and Light

    On the edge of the world, where risk and danger crash constantly against the shores of civilization, stands a type of ancient guardian that everyone recognizes, but few truly understand. And there’s at least one mystery waiting for those brave enough to explore them.
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    • 32 min
    REMASTERED – Episode 6: Echoes

    REMASTERED – Episode 6: Echoes

    Revisit the classic journey into some the history behind our fascination with derelict mental health hospitals. The same story you love, with modern narration and production, plus a new bonus story at the end.
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    • 26 min
    Episode 169: Blood Money

    Episode 169: Blood Money

    We’ve all been told to beware things that seem too good to be true, and for good reason. But beyond the world of hucksters and frauds, one special group of people fooled an entire culture, at the cost of hundreds of lives.
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    Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources 

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    • 34 min
    REMASTERED — Episode 2: The Bloody Pit

    REMASTERED — Episode 2: The Bloody Pit

    It's our classic visit to the Hoosac Tunnel, reputed to be one of New England's most haunted locations. Freshly-recorded, newly produced, and scored with music from Chad Lawson...and don't miss the brand new story after the ads.
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    • 21 min
    Episode 168: Beyond the Pale

    Episode 168: Beyond the Pale

    Hope is a powerful emotion, and it has driven humans to do great things over the centuries. It’s also a key element of folklore, but the stories it gives rise to there are more than just inspiring—some of them can also be terrifying.
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    A fantastic resource on the life and legend of Gerald Fitzgerald is the scholar and historian Dr. Vincent Carey. His books are the best out there regarding the Wizard Earl, and he was generous enough to actually chat with our researcher for this episode’s development. Please check him out.
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    • 35 min
    REMASTERED — Episode 1: They Made a Tonic

    REMASTERED — Episode 1: They Made a Tonic

    The episode that started it all, freshly narrated, newly produced, and scored with Chad Lawson's haunting music. And don't miss the brand new story after the ads.
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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
3.3K Ratings

3.3K Ratings

Jolwac ,

Very well put together.

I love this podcast, some of the stories are really haunting and he tells them in a goid story telling way.

Mättyb0y ,

Great podcast, insufferable host.

This would be a great podcast if the creator would only let someone else read it for him. my attention and enthusiasm is only broken by the moments where he decides that he hast to deliver his own opinion, or teach us all a lesson. I can literally picture him in front of the mirror practicing his opening line with weird pauses.

C-kate-the kitty lover ,

🌿S o I n t e r e s t i n g🌿

If you love scary podcasts this is a podcast for you! This is my second favourite podcasts. cabinet of curiosities is also another one of Aaron’s amazing podcasts! This is a must try!👏🍄🪴🌈

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