Winner of the iTunes "Best of 2015" & "Best of 2016", and winner of "Best History Podcast 2016" by the Academy of Podcasters.

Lore is an award-winning, critically-acclaimed podcast about true life scary stories. Lore exposes the darker side of history, exploring the creatures, people, and places of our wildest nightmares.

Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.

Each episode examines a new dark historical tale in a modern campfire experience. With more than 21,300 5-star reviews on Apple Podcasts and over 165-million listens, that's clearly a good thing.

New episodes are released every two weeks, on Mondays.

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From the executive producer of The Walking Dead, this anthology series brings the podcast to life, uncovering the real-life events that spawned our darkest nightmares.

Seasons 1 & 2 are available exclusively to Amazon Prime members here.


This book series from Penguin Random House gathers classic and rare tales from Aaron Mahnke's hit podcast Lore, and combines them into thematic volumes with gorgeous illustrations and typography.

Bring the lore home. Buy your copy of the whole series today!


Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities is a twice-weekly exploration of some of the most unusual and bizarre people, events, and objects in history.

Each episode is a collection of two short, eerie tales.

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Aaron Mahnke is the creator, writer, host, and producer of Lore, as well as the author of a number of supernatural thrillers. He has a deep love for anything historical, mysterious, or unusual.

These days, Aaron stays busy writing and producing his podcasts Lore, Unobscured, and Cabinet of Curiosities, as well as working on the Amazon TV show, touring to promote his books, and performing his podcasts for live theater audiences. When he's home, though, he enjoys reading by the fire with a fine glass of single malt scotch.

You can follow him on Twitter, and learn more about him on his website.