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Origins

ORIGINS is a bi-weekly podcast that shares the story behind legend and lore, written and produced by award-winning author Jaimie Engle. You can learn more about her books, read show notes, and research through provided links by visiting podcastORIGINS.com, where as a show sponsor your products and services will reach thousands of new customers.

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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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