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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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    • 4.6 • 40.2K 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.

    REMASTERED — Episode 4: Dinner at the Afterglow

    REMASTERED — Episode 4: Dinner at the Afterglow

    Our classic tour of the Pacific Northwest's most haunted mausoleum is back, with brand new narration, music by Chad Lawson, and modern production. The chills, though, are 100% original.
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    • 23 min
    Episode 170: Into the Wild

    Episode 170: Into the Wild

    Some of the most frightening kinds of folklore are the ones with a familiar element. Details that sit a bit too close to home. Qualities that resonate just a bit too much. And few places host legends more terrifying than the wilderness around us.
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    • 37 min
    REMASTERED — Episode 3: The Beast Within

    REMASTERED — Episode 3: The Beast Within

    Our classic exploration of everyone's favorite hairy beast, freshly re-recorded and produced from scratch with music by Chad Lawson. And don't miss the new Epilogue story after the credits!
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    • 25 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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    • 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

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
40.2K Ratings

40.2K Ratings

BLQP83 ,

LOVE IT!

I don’t write very much reviews. However this podcast is my favorite. To learned of history and mystery. To Be able to picture what is said. Let’s my mine drift. The sound of your voice telling each specific direction and detail as well as name pronunciations is so comforting and vivid and calming and welcoming not even your other podcast has got me hooked like this one it’s something about your voice besides the subjects I have listen to all of your podcast on lore and I freaking love it I cannot stop listening! Also Hi 🙂

cjl1970somethin ,

So creepy

I love this podcast because it delves into the reasons why we’re so afraid of what goes bump in the night. I have been surprised to hear that some of our scariest stories have been based on true events, and I live hearing the backstory. Fascinating stuff!

RKCS6841 ,

Perfect

Love it, Thanks!

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