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Origins

ORIGINS is a bi-weekly podcast that shares the story behind legends and lore, where myth and science meet; presented by award-winning author Jaimie Engle of The Write Engle

Feb 12, 2018

Puppet shows are generally created for an audience of children. One classic form of puppetry made famous during the Renaissance would definitely receive an R rating in today’s world. In this chapter of ORIGINS, I look into the history, comedy, and popularity of a puppet show that glorifies infidelity, murder, and...


Dec 18, 2017

What would you think if Christmas wasn’t really about Jesus’ birth or Santa Claus? You’d probably be curious enough to learn more. In this chapter of ORIGINS, we take a look at the true history of Christmas, Santa Claus, and the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

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Dec 4, 2017

What happens when coal isn't bad enough for a naughty boy or girl? In this chapter of ORIGINS, we look at Krampus the Christmas Devil and other dark figures from Germanic European lore. 

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Nov 20, 2017

Thanksgiving is just a few days away. This chapter of ORIGINS looks into superstitions surrounding the holiday, such as breaking the wishbone, and dives deeper into some "fowl" play involving mystic chickens and an uprising of Walking Dead Turkeys. Butter your biscuits for Chapter 16!

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Nov 6, 2017

Netflix's Stranger Things has brought back the look and feel of the classic 1980s style storytelling. From ET to Goonies, and everything in between, this chapter of ORIGINS looks deeper into those iconic 80s monsters, the Gremlins.

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