Category Archives: Folklore

Podcast Epiosde Thirty Two

This week we bring you news and articles from around the world and our main topic?

Strap on the guns and grab your whip – we’re off to look at legendary places and cities. Indiana Jones/Lara Croft style! Also – Nazis!

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News Articles:

Pennsylvanian flying monster

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History behind Easter

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Easter is named for a Saxon goddess who was known by the names of Oestre or Eastre, and in Germany by the name of Ostara. She is a goddess of the dawn and the spring, and her name derives from words for dawn, the shining light arising from the east. … Read More

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Podcast Episode Thirty One

This week we bring you a round of of paranormal news and out main topic? We look in to the legends of werewolves. And how they may really actually be something far more sinister…

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Articles:

Hollow Sun?

Nordic Aliens in Argentina

Skull in Hollywood

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Podcast Episode Thirty

This week we have police being attacked by shadow people, Russian space news, the possibility of a Sphinx on Mars an old temple in Mexico and another sea monster!

And our main topic? We look in to the history and myths surrounding one of the most legendary of all paranormal … Read More

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Skinwalkers

In some Native American legends, a skin-walker is a person with the natural ability to turn into any animal he or she desires. To be able to transform, legend sometimes requires that the skin-walker wears a pelt of the animal.

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Possibly the best documented skinwalker beliefs are those relating to … Read More

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Black Sewer Swine of Hampstead

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How the legend of the Black Swine originated is hard to say. In one sense it was just a classic urban legend – someone had put it about that a sow had somehow got into the sewer, littered some offspring and fed them on the rubbish being washed into it … Read More

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Spring-heeled Jack

The legend of Spring-heeled Jack is  founded in the classic Victorian era when gothic and macabre stories were the pubic version of todays television and “penny dreadful” magazines sold in droves.

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First reported in October 1837 in London, a girl named Mary Stevens was unfortunate enough to be the victim … Read More

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Podcast Episode Twenty One

This week on The Oz Effect Episode Twenty One we bring you UFO sightings from around the world a Presidential Promise and the latest on Bigfoot.

And our main topic sees the Oz Effect play ghost tourist guide and having a look at some of the places you can visit … Read More

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The Wild Hunt

The Wild Hunt is a European folk myth involving a ghostly or supernatural group of huntsmen passing in wild pursuit. The hunters themselves are indeed supernatural – being elves or the fey folk.

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The leader of the hunt is often a named figure associated with Woden but may variously be … Read More

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Gryla

All the Yule Lads answer to Grýla, their mother. She predates the Yule Lads in Icelandic legend as the ogress who kidnaps, cooks, and eats children who don’t obey their parents.

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She only became associated with Christmas in the 17th century, when she was assigned to be the mother of … Read More

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