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GRIM is a podcast that attempts to tell and hopefully add more perspective on dark and supposedly supernatural tales of history. Every episode will focus on the how and why behind the tales we tell along with related historical accounts to hopefully shed light on the grim and dark spots of history. Together, we will explore how humanity made horror, one tale at a time.

GRIM Michael Walstrom

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GRIM is a podcast that attempts to tell and hopefully add more perspective on dark and supposedly supernatural tales of history. Every episode will focus on the how and why behind the tales we tell along with related historical accounts to hopefully shed light on the grim and dark spots of history. Together, we will explore how humanity made horror, one tale at a time.

    Episode 5 - Cursed Creatures

    Episode 5 - Cursed Creatures

    We have all felt cursed at one point or another. The subtle ever-present feeling of dread when one misfortune after another befalls us. Curses are nothing new though and we’ll take a look at Mothman and the Cornstalk Curse as well as the Banshee of...

    • 18 min
    Episode 4 - Fiendish Forms

    Episode 4 - Fiendish Forms

    We all have our own demons. The thoughts and reflections that gnaw at our happiness and our sanity. It is a constant struggle that, as we will explore in this episode, is a tale as old as recorded history. For a new take on demons, we go to Japan to...

    • 20 min
    Episode 3 - Wicked Whispers

    Episode 3 - Wicked Whispers

    Absolution of one's religion is something constantly sought after by those who practice. Faith is important, but evidence can fill in the small hole of doubt that exists within us all. In this episode, we will explore some of the similarities between...

    • 19 min
    Episode 2 - Reviled Thirsts

    Episode 2 - Reviled Thirsts

    Everyone has heard of vampires in one way or another, but most have only heard of the European-style of undead bloodsucker. In this episode, we will look at the origins of the vampires we see in pop culture today as well as the Filipino aswang which all...

    • 17 min
    Episode 1 - Starving Spirits

    Episode 1 - Starving Spirits

    We don’t actively think about how hunger affects our lives. In this episode, we will look at the act of cannibalism. Cannibalism is rarely committed outside of dire circumstances but when desperation forces someone’s hand, one could supposedly, could turn someone into a literal monster.

    • 22 min

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