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Lore

Aaron Mahnke

True Crime, Society & Culture, History, Paranormal, Spooky, Ghost, Supernatural, Folklore, Monsters, Legends, Myth, Lore

4.6 β€’ 45.9K Ratings

Overview

The award-winning podcast (also a TV show & 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.

353 Episodes

Legends 27: Scapegoats

Some of the most haunting legends are rooted in moments when people did horrible things out of fearβ€”all in the search for someone to blame. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Jamie Vargas. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: Harry’s: Don’t settle for the status quo. Get started with a $13 trial shave set for just $3 at Harrys.com/LORE. Article: Beautiful, high quality furniture with a delightful design (and price) for every home. Get $50 off your first purchase of $100 or more at Article.com/LORE. SimplliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring. Sign up today at SimpliSafe.com/Lore to get 20% off any new SimpliSafe system with Fast Protect Monitoring. To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to [email protected] with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 13 May 2024

Deeper Lore: 253 (57, 191, & 185)

Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (244: Stolen) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: Episode 113: LorePodcast.com/episodes/57 Episode 122: LorePodcast.com/episodes/191 Episode 128: LorePodcast.com/episodes/185 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 9 May 2024

Lore 253: Compelled

One of humanity’s deepest fears has always been focused on the evil forces that scheme to destroy us, and how far they will go to get that job done. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Alexandra Steed and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Mint Mobile: For a limited time, wireless plans from Mint Mobile are $15 a month when you purchase a 3-month plan with UNLIMITED talk, text and data at MintMobile.com/lore. Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/lore to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE. To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to [email protected] with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 6 May 2024

Legends 26: Living Fossils

Some of the most frighteningβ€”and fascinatingβ€”stories in folklore are all about living remnants from the distant past. Let’s go hunting, shall we? Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Cassandra de Alba. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: Acorns: Acorns helps you automatically save & invest for your future. Head to acorns.com/lore to sign up for Acorns to start saving and investing for your future today! Stamps: Never go to the Post Office again. Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. Skylight Frame: Share your memories with the ones that matter most. Get 15% off your purchase of a Skylight Frame when you go to SkylightFrame.com/LORE. To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to [email protected] with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. β€”β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. β€”β€”β€”β€” Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 29 April 2024

Deeper Lore: 252 (125, 221, & Legends 14)

Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (244: Stolen) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: Episode 113: LorePodcast.com/episodes/125 Episode 122: LorePodcast.com/episodes/221 Episode 128: LorePodcast.com/episodes/Legends14 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 25 April 2024

Lore 252: Until Death

History is full of countless stories of people loving each other across all sorts of obstacles and divides. But it’s the greatest boundary of all that has generated the most fascinatingβ€”and terrifyingβ€”tales of all. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, writing by GennaRose Nethercott, research by Alex Robinson, and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: Thorne: Give your body what it really needs with Thorne. Go to Thorne.fit/lorepodcast for 10% off your first order. BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/lore to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE. To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to [email protected] with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 22 April 2024

Legends 25: Cursed Literature

Cursed literature and haunted tomes fill a category of folklore that never gets enough love. This tour through the some of history’s most deadly books is sure to help you find a few new favorites. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Cassandra de Alba. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Announcement Links: Cabinet of Curiosities book - preorder here That’s Just Weird: grimandmild.com/weird The Legendry: patreon.com/TheLegendry Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: Mint Mobile: For a limited time, wireless plans from Mint Mobile are $15 a month when you purchase a 3-month plan with UNLIMITED talk, text and data at MintMobile.com/lore. Article: Beautiful, high quality furniture with a delightful design (and price) for every home. Get $50 off your first purchase of $100 or more at Article.com/LORE. Harry’s: Don’t settle for the status quo. Get started with a $13 trial shave set for just $3 at Harrys.com/LORE. To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to [email protected] with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 15 April 2024

Deeper Lore: 251 (196, 127, & 221)

Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (251: Casting Shade) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: Episode 113: LorePodcast.com/episodes/196 Episode 127: LorePodcast.com/episodes/127 Episode 128: LorePodcast.com/episodes/221 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 11 April 2024

Lore 251: Casting Shade

Magic shows and illusions are often viewed as the stuff of childhood parties and tv specials. But as this journey into ancient history shows us, the history of magic is a lot more frightening than we might think. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Alexandra Steed and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Sponsors: Mint Mobile: For a limited time, wireless plans from Mint Mobile are $15 a month when you purchase a 3-month plan with UNLIMITED talk, text and data at MintMobile.com/lore. BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/lore to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE. To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to [email protected] with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 8 April 2024

Legends 24: Buried Alive

Few possibilities fill us with as much dread as premature burial. Unfortunately, the examples we can find in the pages of historyβ€”whether caused by illness or a botched executionβ€”only seem to justify that fear. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Cassandra de Alba. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: SimplliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring. Sign up today at SimpliSafe.com/Lore to get 20% off any new SimpliSafe system with Fast Protect Monitoring. Stamps: Never go to the Post Office again. Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. Skylight Frame: Share your memories with the people that matter. Get 15% off your purchase of a Skylight Frame when you go to SkylightFrame.com/LORE. To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to [email protected] with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. β€”β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here.

Transcribed - Published: 1 April 2024

Deeper Lore: 250 (20, 103, & 206)

Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (244: Stolen) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: Episode 20: LorePodcast.com/episodes/20 Episode 102: LorePodcast.com/episodes/102 Episode 206: LorePodcast.com/episodes/206 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 28 March 2024

Lore 250: A World Away

No matter how far we go or what we try to leave behind, there’s always something following us, haunting the places we call home. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Sam Alberty and music by Chad Lawson. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Thorne: Give your body what it really needs with Thorne. Go to Thorne.fit/lorepodcast for 10% off your first order. Acorns: Acorns helps you automatically save & invest for your future. Head to acorns.com/lore to sign up for Acorns to start saving and investing for your future today! To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to [email protected] with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. β€”β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here.

Transcribed - Published: 25 March 2024

Legends 23: The Devil’s Chair

Graveyards are the resting place for a lot of spooky folklore. But one strange element from the Victorian era has stuck around long enough to acquire some frightening stories of its own. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and Aaron Mahnke, and research by Cassandra de Alba and Jamie Vargas. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/lore to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE. To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to [email protected] with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 18 March 2024

Deeper Lore: 249 (32, 220, & 47)

Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (249: Return Trip) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: Episode 113: LorePodcast.com/episodes/32 Episode 122: LorePodcast.com/episodes/220 Episode 128: LorePodcast.com/episodes/47 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 14 March 2024

Lore 249: Return Trip

History’s ability to repeat itself can sometimes be delightful, and occasionally frightening. But few examples are as terrifying as these aviation-based tales. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Cassandra de Alba and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: Article: Beautiful, high quality furniture with a delightful design (and price) for every home. Get $50 off your first purchase of $100 or more at Article.com/LORE. SimplliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring. Sign up today at SimpliSafe.com/Lore to get 20% off any new SimpliSafe system with Fast Protect Monitoring. BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to [email protected] with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here.

Transcribed - Published: 11 March 2024

Legends 22: Trickster Devils

Some of the most popular legends all feature the same central character. And in doing so, they tend to add both delight and fear in equal measures. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Cassandra de Alba. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: Mint Mobile: For a limited time, wireless plans from Mint Mobile are $15 a month when you purchase a 3-month plan with UNLIMITED talk, text and data at MintMobile.com/lore. Stamps: Never go to the Post Office again. Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/lore to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE. To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to [email protected] with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. β€”β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. β€”β€”β€”β€” Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 4 March 2024

Deeper Lore: 248 (81, 186, & 134)

Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (248: Blowout) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: Episode 113: LorePodcast.com/episodes/81 Episode 122: LorePodcast.com/episodes/186 Episode 128: LorePodcast.com/episodes/134 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 29 February 2024

Lore 248: Blowout

Throughout history, some of the most joyful parts of life have had a dark, terrifying core. Some invitations apparently deliver more drama than they promise. Produced by Aaron Mahnke, researched and written by GennaRose Nethercott, and music by Chad Lawson. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. To report a concern regarding a radio-style, non-Aaron ad in this episode, reach out to [email protected] with the name of the company or organization so we can look into it. β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. β€”β€”β€” Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 26 February 2024

Legends 21: The Men in Black

Some legends evolve over time, sometimes taking centuries to fully mature. But one urban myth, at least, seems to have arrived nearly complete. And it’s been terrifying from the beginning. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Aaron Mahnke and Harry Marks, and research by Jamie Vargas. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: Stamps: Never go to the Post Office again. Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. Mint Mobile: For a limited time, wireless plans from Mint Mobile are $15 a month when you purchase a 3-month plan with UNLIMITED talk, text and data at MintMobile.com/lore. Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 19 February 2024

Deeper Lore: 247 (159, 120, & 2)

Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (247: Subterranean) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: Episode 198: LorePodcast.com/episodes/159 Episode 124: LorePodcast.com/episodes/120 Episode 190: LorePodcast.com/episodes/2 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 15 February 2024

Lore 247: Subterranean

So much for folklore is hiding just beauty the surface of seemingly normal places. The process of digging, though, isn’t without risk. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Cassandra de Alba and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. SimplliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring. Sign up today at SimpliSafe.com/Lore to get 20% off any new SimpliSafe system with Fast Protect Monitoring. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 12 February 2024

Legends 20: Food & Folklore

Food and folklore. They go together like peanut butter and chocolate, or arsenic and lace. Throughout history, cultures around the world have paired the favorite meals with specific rituals, cooking up some amazing stories in the process. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Aaron Mahnke and Harry Marks and research by Alex Robinson. Sponsors: Stamps: Never go to the Post Office again. Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. Mint Mobile: For a limited time, wireless plans from Mint Mobile are $15 a month when you purchase a 3-month plan with UNLIMITED talk, text and data at MintMobile.com/lore. Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/lore to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 5 February 2024

Deeper Lore: 246 (198, 124, & 190)

Deeper Lore: 246 (198, 124, & 190) Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (246: The Greatest Show) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: Episode 198: LorePodcast.com/episodes/198 Episode 124: LorePodcast.com/episodes/124 Episode 190: LorePodcast.com/episodes/190 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 1 February 2024

Lore 246: The Greatest Show

Few examples of folklore are as well-traveled as this one, complete with painful tragedy and dark echos of the past. Grab your ticket and step inside. Narrated/produced by Aaron Mahnke and written by GennaRose Nethercott, with research by Cassandra de Alba and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” CONSUMED, my newest full-cast fiction podcast, premieres January 31st. Learn more and subscribe here. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. HelloFresh: Get farm-fresh, pre-portioned ingredients and seasonal recipes delivered right to your doorstep. Go to HelloFresh.com/LoreFree, and use code LOREFREE for free breakfast for life! One breakfast item per box while subscription is active. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 29 January 2024

Legends 19: The Casket Girls

The connection between one of Europes oldest monster legends and the streets of New Orleans is very strange, but has provided a powerful springboard for some very dark stories. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and Aaron Mahnke, and research by Sam Alberty. Sponsors: Magic Spoon: Start the New Year off right with a delicious bowl of high-protein cereal at MagicSpoon.com/LORE and use the code LORE to save $5 dollars off. Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/lore to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE.: Helix: Get 20% off all mattress orders AND two free pillows, at HelixSleep.com/LORE and use code HelixPartner20. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 22 January 2024

Deeper Lore: 245 (59, 108, & 90)

Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (244: Stolen) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: Episode 59: LorePodcast.com/episodes/59 Episode 108: LorePodcast.com/episodes/108 Episode 90: LorePodcast.com/episodes/90 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 18 January 2024

Lore 245: Evasive

Variety is the spice of life. And yet folklore makes it very clear just how dangerous it is to mix things up. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Cassandra de Alba, and music by Chad Lawson. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Acorns: Acorns helps you automatically save & invest for your future. Head to acorns.com/lore to sign up for Acorns to start saving and investing for your future today! Factor: Chef-crafted, dietitian-approved meals delivered right to your door. Head to FactorMeals.com/LORE50 and use code LORE50 to get 50% off. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 15 January 2024

Legends 18: Magical Objects

The folklore and legends tied to physical objects can be fascinating, frightening, or both. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and Aaron Mahnke, and research by Alexandra Steed. Sponsors: Mint Mobile: For a limited time, wireless plans from Mint Mobile are $15 a month when you purchase a 3-month plan with UNLIMITED talk, text and data at MintMobile.com/lore. Stamps: Never go to the Post Office again. Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/lore to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 8 January 2024

Deeper Lore: 244 (113, 122, & 128)

Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (244: Stolen) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: Episode 113: LorePodcast.com/episodes/113 Episode 122: LorePodcast.com/episodes/122 Episode 128: LorePodcast.com/episodes/128 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 4 January 2024

Lore 244: Stolen

Human remains are a touchy subject. But over the centuries, one specific type of folklore has turned them into something greater in death than they were in life. Produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research and writing by GennaRose Nethercott, and music by Chad Lawson. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. SimpliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring for just $15 a month. No contracts, no salespeople, just simple and easy security. Sign up today at SimpliSafe.com/Lore to save 20% on your new system with a Fast Protect Plan. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2024 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 1 January 2024

Legends 17: Haunted Bridges

Bridges help us span uncrossable gaps in our world. But according to legend, a few go further, helping connect the living to the dead. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Cassandra de Alba. Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 25 December 2023

Deeper Lore: 243 (25, 140, & 156)

Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (243: Surprise) with these three recommendations from deeper down in the Lore catalog: Episode 25: LorePodcast.com/episodes/25 Episode 140: LorePodcast.com/episodes/140 Episode 156: LorePodcast.com/episodes/156 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 21 December 2023

Lore 243: Surprise

The court of public opinion has always been a place where lives can be boosted or ruined. But centuries ago, it could also lead to darker resultsβ€”even death. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Allie Steed and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” This episode of Lore was sponsored by: Stamps: Never go to the Post Office again. Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. Factor: Skip the stress of meal prepping over the holidays with Factor. Head to FactorMeals.com/LORE50 and use code LORE50 to get 50% off. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 18 December 2023

Legends 16: Unusual Graves

Burial seems like a certainty for most people. But according to the legends that are whispered in graveyards around America, not all burials are created equal. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Cassandra de Alba. Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. SimpliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring for just $15 a month. No contracts, no salespeople, just simple and easy security. Sign up today at SimpliSafe.com/Lore to get up to 50% off any new system with a Fast Protect Plan. Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/lore to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 11 December 2023

Lore 242: From the Ashes

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, one American city has climbed out of a dark and painful past. But the shadows of those early tragedies have proven to be impossible to leave behind Produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing and research by GennaRose Nethercott, and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” This episode of Lore was sponsored by: Stamps: Never go to the Post Office again. Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. Mint Mobile: For a limited time, buy any 3-month Mint Mobile plan and get 3 more months FREE by going to MintMobile.com/lore. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 4 December 2023

Legends 15: Bonaventure Cemetery

Legends 15: Bonaventure Cemetery Like all cemeteries, Savannah’s Bonaventure is the resting place to many people. But as time has proven, it’s also home to some dark legends. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Cassandra de Alba. Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Factor: Skip the stress of meal prepping over the holidays with Factor. Head to FactorMeals.com/LORE50 and use code LORE50 to get 50% off. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 27 November 2023

Lore 241: Evergreen

There are few locations in our world as loaded with mystery and dripping with folklore as the woods. Let’s step onto the path and see what frightening places it might take us. Produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research and writing by GennaRose Nethercott and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Sponsors: Skylight Frames: As a special, limited time offer for Lore listeners, get $15 off your purchase of a Skylight Frame when you go SkylightFrame.com/LORE. Helix: Get 20% off all mattress orders AND two free pillows for our listeners, at HelixSleep.com/LORE and use code HelixPartner20 Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/lore to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 20 November 2023

Legends 14: Scared Straight

Legends 14: Scared Straight Love has always been a sort of the type of pain and heartbreak that leaves a mark after death, even when those romances don’t quite fit the expectations of the world around them. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Cassandra de Alba. Episode Sponsors: Stamps: Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. SimpliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring for just $15 a month. No contracts, no salespeople, just simple and easy security. Sign up today at SimpliSafe.com/Lore to get 50% off any SimpliSafe system with a Fast Protect Plan. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 13 November 2023

Lore 240: Brick by Brick

Lore 240: Brick by Brick People have a lot of fears. From spiders to the open sea, lots of things put us on edge. But few things are as downright terrifying as this particular circumstance…and it has for thousands or years. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing and research by GennaRose Nethercott and music by Chad Lawson. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Episode Sponsors: Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/lore to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE. Stamps: Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 6 November 2023

Legends 13: Hometown Legends

Legends 13: Hometown Legends A collection of the most beloved and haunting tales from the hometowns of our amazing research and writing team. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by the entire Grim & Mild team. Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 30 October 2023

Lore 239: Head to Head

Lore 239: Head to Head Some rivalries play out on the big screen in a way everyone can cheer along with. But some have had a very different, and much more frightening, tone. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Cassandra de Alba and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 23 October 2023

Legends 12: Clinton Road

Legends 12: Clinton Road Some of the darkest local legends grow alongside the roads we take for granted. An no stretch of pavement in New Jersey has more to be afraid of than Clinton Road. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing and research by Harry Marks. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Episode Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 16 October 2023

Lore 238: Rumors

Lore 238: Rumors Rumors might not always represent the truth, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have the power to change the world around us. Orβ€”in some casesβ€”give birth to frightening stories. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Cassandra de Alba and Taylor Hagerdorn, and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Sponsors: Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/lore to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using the code LORE. Stamps: Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. SimpliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring for just $15 a month. No contracts, no salespeople, just simple and easy security. Sign up today at SimpliSafe.com/Lore to get 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 9 October 2023

Legends 11: Dark Watchers

Legends 11: Dark Watchers The feeling of being watched is a common strand that runs through many legends around the world. Pulling on that thread, however, might take us to very dark places. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Cassandra de Alba. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Sponsors: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Mint Mobile: Get your new wireless plan for just 15 bucks a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for FREE, go to MintMobile.com/lore. Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 2 October 2023

Lore 237: Lofty Tales

Lore 237: Lofty Tales Two centuries ago, one family played host to an unwanted visitor. And while the community wanted to learn more and see it for themselves, the challenges to that quest are also what made it so frightening. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Cassandra de Alba and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Sponsors Stamps: Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. Helix: Get 20% off all mattress orders AND two free pillows for our listeners, at HelixSleep.com/LORE and use code HelixPartner20 To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here.

Transcribed - Published: 25 September 2023

Legends 10: Haunted Melodies

Legends 10: Haunted Melodies Judging by music’s ability to connect with us on multiple levels, it’s no wonder that history is filled with legends about how that connection could go very wrong. Let’s explore some of those dark melodies together. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by GennaRose Nethercott. Lore Resources Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors Squarespace: Build your own powerful, professional website, with free hosting and 24/7 award-winning customer support. Start your free trial website today at Squarespace.com/lore, and when you make your first purchase, use offer code LORE to save 10%. SimpliSafe: Secure your home with 24/7 professional monitoring for just $15 a month. No contracts, no salespeople, just simple and easy security. Sign up today at SimpliSafe.com/Lore to get 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring. BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 18 September 2023

Lore 236: Spirited

Lore 236: Spirited Humans have done some horrible things over the course of history, usually because of internal issues. But one outside substance developed a frightening reputation thanks to folklore. Produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research and writing by GennaRose Nethercott, and music by Chad Lawson. Lore Resources Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Sponsors Stamps: Get a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale at Stamps.com/LORE. KiwiCo: Redefine learning with playβ€”explore hands-on projects that build creative confidence and problem-solving skills with KiwiCo! Get 50% off your first month, plus FREE shipping on ANY crate line at kiwico.com/LORE. Liquid I.V.: The #1 Powdered Hydration Brand in America is now available in Sugar-Free. Get 20% off when you go to LiquidIV.com, and use code LORE at checkout. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 11 September 2023

Legends 9: Monsters of the Woods

Legends 9: Monsters of the Woods The woods can be a place of peace and tranquility. But if the legends from around the world have anything to teach us, it’s that there are always exceptions to the rule. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Cassandra de Alba. Sponsors Squarespace: Build your own powerful, professional website, with free hosting and 24/7 award-winning customer support. Start your free trial website today at Squarespace.com/lore, and when you make your first purchase, use offer code LORE to save 10%. Mint Mobile: Get your new wireless plan for just 15 bucks a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for FREE, go to MintMobile.com/lore. BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Lore Resources Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 4 September 2023

Lore 235: Privilege

Lore 235: Privilege The way folklore breaks through in our day to day lives is often dictated by the worldview that society applies to certain people. The way that has played out in practical terms, however, has been terrifying. Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with research by Allie Steed and music by Chad Lawson. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Sponsors BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Mint Mobile: Get your new wireless plan for just 15 bucks a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for FREE, go to MintMobile.com/lore. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to [email protected], or visit our listing here. Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 28 August 2023

Legends 8: Pirate Legends

Few occupations created more legendary tales than piracy. From adventure to treasure, everything seems dripping in blood and lore. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Cassandra de Alba. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” This episode of Lore was sponsored by: BetterHelp: Lore is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at BetterHelp.com/LORE, and get on your way to being your best self. Liquid I.V.: The #1 Powdered Hydration Brand in America is now available in Sugar-Free. Get 20% off when you go to LiquidIV.com, and use code LORE at checkout. KiwiCo: Redefine learning with playβ€”explore hands-on projects that build creative confidence and problem-solving skills with KiwiCo! Get 50% off your first month, plus FREE shipping on ANY crate line at kiwico.com/LORE. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the shows from Grim & Mild: www.grimandmild.com Β©2023 Aaron Mahnke. All rights reserved.

Transcribed - Published: 21 August 2023

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