Lore

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.

http://www.lorepodcast.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 33m. Bisher sind 162 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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Episode 12: Half-Hanged


History is full of people who took things too far. Humans are gifted at turning on one another, a skill we’ve honed over the millennia. But when a small town in colonial Massachusetts needed a scapegoat for a dying hero, they discovered a target...


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 2015-08-07  23m
 
 

Episode 11: Black Stockings


Humans have a history of making up stories to explain the unexplainable. Sometimes we use those stories to teach our children a moral lesson, or entertain our friends. Sometimes, though, those stories get taken seriously, and the results have been...


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 2015-07-25  26m
 
 

Episode 10: Steam & Gas


The well-worn carpets and imperfect walls of an old hotel can often make guests feel as if they are staying in a little slice of the past. In one grand old hotel, however, that truth has never been more true.   * * * Lore episode 10 was...


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 2015-07-12  22m
 
 

Episode 9: A Devil on the Roof


Few stories have the endurance to last centuries. Fewer still have a proven track record of documented, authoritative eye witness accounts to back them up. Among those rare myths, one stands above most. For nearly 300 years, something has haunted an...


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 2015-06-28  23m
 
 

Episode 8: The Castle


When the authorities entered a building in Chicago’s south side in 1895, they weren’t prepared for what they found. Above and below the neighborhood pharmacy was a seemingly never-ending maze of doors and rooms. What those hallways and...


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 2015-06-15  22m
 
 

Episode 7: In the Woods


Stepping into the woods is like stepping through a doorway to another world. A world that hides dark secrets from prying eyes, and holds unknown dangers for unprepared travelers. But some woods are more sinister than others, and Massachusetts just...


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 2015-06-01  19m
 
 

Episode 6: Echoes


Settings are often just as important to a story as the tale itself. The Shining had the Overlook. The Legend of Hell House had the Belasco. We fear cabins in the woods and even our own basements. But the mother of all horror settings is the asylum,...


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 2015-05-18  20m
 
 

Episode 5: Under Construction


Humans have always loved to build things, but we occasionally have to make adjustments to our plans. City ordinances, building codes, and property disputes all get in the way. Sometimes, though, the reason we change our plans is much more interesting...


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 2015-05-04  19m
 
 

Episode 4: Dinner at the Afterglow


Deep in the forest at the northern tip of a small island near Vancouver Island, there is a stone monument standing amidst the trees. How that structure came to be, and what it meant to those who built it, are both interesting stories. But it's the...


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 2015-04-20  19m
 
 

Episode 3: The Beast Within


In 1582, the German town of Bedburg was ravaged by a violent and mysterious creature. After untold bloodshed, the townsfolk took up arms and hunted the monster down. What they found was something out of our deepest nightmares, and entirely too...


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 2015-04-06  18m