Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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

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!

Support: www.


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.

Support: www.patreon.com/thewriteengle

Show Notes: www.podcastorigins.com

Music by


Oct 25, 2017

Want revenge? Why not make a doll in the image of the one you're after? In this chapter of ORIGINS, we poke around with the roots of Voudon and Voodoo Dolls. With a special reading of Kate Wars's short story at the end. Support: patreon.com/thewriteengle Show Notes: podcastorigins.com Music: bensoundcom


Oct 8, 2017

Pots of gold and four-leaf clovers, rainbows and little men in green. In this chapter of ORIGINS, learn the story behind the guard at the rainbow's end: the Leprechaun. Support: patreon.com/thewriteengle Show Notes: www.podcastorigins.com Music by: Ben Sound at www.bensound.com & Music from the Isabella Stewart Gardner...


Sep 24, 2017

Even candy-coated, chocolate dipped bunnies and marshmallow chicks have ORIGINS that are not as sweet as they would like you to believe. In this podcast, discover the lore and history behind Easter and Child Sacrifice. It's dark like chocolate, but bittersweet. Support: patreon.com/thewriteengle Show...