Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (now also 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.
Episode 201: InescapableYou can’t beat an old classic. And in the world of folklore, there are few types of stories more classic that the good old fashioned ghost story. So today, we take a tour through some of the most chilling and thrilling of the bunch.
REMASTERED – Episode 30: Deep & Twisted RootsNothing is as alluring as vampire folklore. And in this remastered classic, we return to the villages of Eastern Europe to explore just how deep those roots go. Come for the refreshed narration and production, and stay for the brand new bonus story at the end!
Episode 200: Up CloseIf the best way to experience something is first-hand, then this 200th episode of Lore is going to have to get a little personal.
REMASTERED – Episode 29: The Big ChillIn this Remastered edition of a fan favorite, we return to the frozen coast of Maine, and the haunting stories that flood its shores. With a new score from Chad Lawson, fresh narration and production, and a brand new bonus story at the end, this is one you don’t want to miss.
Episode 199: Cutting TiesOne of the most brutal and notorious unsolved murders in American history is also the seed that grew into its own fair share of folklore. How that affected the lives of those who survived is half the story.
REMASTERED – Episode 28: Making a MarkLet’s return to the location of another classic Lore episode, for one more tour through the sandy beaches and ancient stories of the Outer Banks. Featuring fresh narration, music by Chad Lawson, and a brand new Epilogue story at the end.
Episode 198: Curtain CallOur love of all things thrilling and dramatic has led to some amazing achievements. But in the very center of that cultural legacy is a story that’s both dark and chilling. And it comes with an encore that seems too strange to be true.
REMASTERED – Episode 27: On the FarmREMASTERED – Episode 27: On the Farm
Episode 197: TakenOne of the most common players on the stage of folklore is a creature that’s been obsessed over for centuries. And it’s fair to say that, however frightening the stories might be, Europe has been pretty taken by them.
REMASTERED – Episode 26: Brought BackIt’s time to revisit the walking dead of folklore, and explore the unique traditions and legends from the island of Haiti. Freshly narrated, newly re-produced, and re-scored with Chad Lawson’s music…and be sure not to miss the brand new bonus story at the end.
Episode 196: Bad SeedSome of the oldest—and most bizarre—folklore in the world is about something we use to fill awkward conversations these days. But if more people knew how truly disturbing those stories are, they’d view the sky in an entirely different way.
REMASTERED – Episode 25: The CaveThis return visit to the eerie island of Chiloé and its history of dark magic features fresh narration and production, plus a brand new story at the end.
Episode 195: Straight to the HeartWhen a series of gruesome murders leaves one community feeling threatened and afraid, it was only through the reenactment of folklore that they eventually found relief.
REMASTERED – Episode 24: A Stranger Among UsChristmas taught most of us that it was acceptable for an odd stranger to invade our home and demonstrate unusual knowledge of our family. But there are far more terrifying strangers than old St. Nick. This classic Lore episode has been updated with fresh narration and production, and a brand new story at the end.
Episode 194: LawlessFor centuries, various cultures have leaned on their justice system to provide safety from those who threaten their daily lives. But when a community lacks those resources and finds themselves facing constant danger at every turn, they’re often left with only one option, and the results can be tragic.
REMASTERED – Episode 23: Rope and RailingThe structures that serve as lighthouses on the edge of darkness and danger deserve a revisit, and this Remastered classic episode should bring some fresh chills. New narration, music by Chad Lawson, and a brand new bonus story at the end. Enjoy!
Episode 193: Eye to EyeThe monsters from folklore that make the biggest impact on us are also the ones that are the most similar to us. It’s almost as if the most dangerous creatures of all are the ones that have a healthy dose of humanity in them.
REMASTERED – Episode 22: Over the TopIt’s time to return to the dark streets of Victorian London, and to the mysterious figure who put the city on edge…all while jumping over tall buildings in a single bound. The classic Lore episode has been re-recorded with fresh narration, scored with music by Chad Lawson, and includes a brand new bonus story at the end that you won’t want to miss!
Episode 192: Time Will TellSome corners of folklore are a product of time, as centuries and cultures have all made their mark on them. But one type of story in particular has become a favorite of anyone who loves a good legend. Let’s take the time to explore it today.
REMASTERED – Episode 21: AdriftThis remastered edition of a classic Lore episode takes us back to the chilly waters of the North Pacific, where tragic wrecks have left haunting reminders and frightening tales. Fresh narration from start to finish, scored with music by Chad Lawson, and an entirely brand new story at the end. Enjoy!