24 episodes

Settle in and get cozy for spine-tingling stories of flying canoes, vicious pirates, phantom trains, mysterious creatures, tormented spirits, and swamp witches with a passion for real estate. Focused on both the storytelling and historical aspects of folklore, host David Williams will tell you a tale, then bring you on a deep dive into its history and cultural significance: the story behind the story.
Join David as he shares and explores the tall tales and ghost stories, classic legends and modern myths of a place called Canada.

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    • History
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Settle in and get cozy for spine-tingling stories of flying canoes, vicious pirates, phantom trains, mysterious creatures, tormented spirits, and swamp witches with a passion for real estate. Focused on both the storytelling and historical aspects of folklore, host David Williams will tell you a tale, then bring you on a deep dive into its history and cultural significance: the story behind the story.
Join David as he shares and explores the tall tales and ghost stories, classic legends and modern myths of a place called Canada.

    The Coleman Frog

    The Coleman Frog

    The bittersweet tall tale about a man and his giant frog.

    • 41 min
    The Devil at the Dance

    The Devil at the Dance

    A centuries-old legend about the night that the devil came to town.

    • 49 min
    The Haunting of the Fort Garry Hotel

    The Haunting of the Fort Garry Hotel

    An in-depth look at the ghost stories of one of the most haunted hotels in Canada.

    • 49 min
    The Horn of the Unknown Shore

    The Horn of the Unknown Shore

    What do the Canadian Arctic, Queen Elizabeth I's bedroom, and a mythical animal all have in common?

    • 44 min
    The Vampires of Wilno, Ontario

    The Vampires of Wilno, Ontario

    Some say a vampire once terrorized an Ontario village. But is the story legend, lie or lore?

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Lost Cache of Granite Creek

    The Lost Cache of Granite Creek

    Hear the legends and lore of a vanished BC ghost town and the lost treasure said to be buried somewhere nearby.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

yasssquatch ,

Canadian folklore

This podcast is well researched and super interesting! If you’re curious about Canadian folklore this is the podcast for you.

MouthDork ,

An engrossing listen!

This podcast is wild and entertaining. Check out their Curious Creature of Yale episode to hear what I’m talking about. The conversations are engrossing and extremely well conveyed. You’ll have a good time here. Stop reading this review. Click subscribe. You’ll want to keep tabs on this show.

Potato Lady Bex ,

Take a seat by the fire

These spooky tales will captivate you. A touch of eerie sound effects, haunting stories, elements of audio drama. It’s all there. Plus, I am in no way familiar with Canadian folklore, so all these stories are brand new to me. Perfect for anyone who’s craving some new legends and stories.

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