Aaron Mahnke, host of LORE podcast, shares the real history behind the legends of ghosts, vampires and werewolves, and how our scary folktales say a lot about our attitudes toward women, outsiders, and those who are different. He talks about the spiritualism craze of the turn of the century, the most sadistic witch hunters throughout the ages, as well as the Jersey Devil, the Beast of Bray road, gremlins, fairies and more.
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or download the audiobook on Audible. You can learn more about LORE and Aaron Mahnke at www.lorepodcast.com or www.aaronmahnke.com and follow them on Twitter at @lorepodcast or @amahnke. Today’s episode is sponsored by Nadex and Sonos.