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Nov 27, 2020

David is joined by folklorist Dr. Lynne McNeill to discuss Digital Folklore! A topic that spans culture, anthropology, sociology, and modern legends, Digital Folklore is a growing and evolving phenomenon happening right in front of us. Dr. McNeill, professor at Utah State University, is an expert on folklore...


Aug 10, 2020

Dr. Jeffrey Anderson returns with a handful of stories on unexpected consequences of hoodoo! That old adage, "be careful what you wish for," is in full effect in these real stories of unexpected consequences of hoodoo. Dr. Anderson tells several accounts of folk magic gone wrong. If you're familiar with the W. W. Jacobs...


Nov 26, 2019

I'm lycan the science on this one. Woof.

The second part of Werewolves is coming at you! Flora dives into the science, medicine, and social context of werewolves to shed some light on the current lore. How is the moon connected to them? What are the ways to kill or cure one? What medical conditions have been put forward...


Nov 1, 2019

Howl's wolfing castle.

Blurry Photober continues as Flora cracks open the history book on werewolves! A classic horror monster, werewolves have been around different cultures for millennia, but maybe not quite the way you think. David explores the origins of this popular mythology, including tales from antiquity, global...


Mar 29, 2019

More like Vampireland!

Season 8 kicks off with the fine tradition of Irish folklore, as Flora takes you through some Irish vampires and other Celtic monsters! They might not be the first thing that comes to mind for the emerald isle, but Irish vampires and other Celtic monsters have a worthy pedigree in the folklore...