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Fabled is a bi-weekly podcast that explores mysteries, legends, myths, lore, ghosts, and fairy tales. Investigation of these tales of woe often reveal grim details that have been long hidden in the dark corners of history. Every story is a mix of both fact and fiction, and so are our episodes. We'll tell you a story, and then we'll tell you the truth. And to be perfectly honest, sometimes even our best fiction isn't as riveting as the facts.

Fabled is a bi-weekly podcast that explores mysteries, legends, myths, lore, ghosts, and fairy tales. Investigation of these tales of woe often reveal grim details that have been long hidden in the dark corners of history. Every story is a mix of both fact and fiction, and so are our episodes. We'll tell you a story, and then we'll tell you the truth. And to be perfectly honest, sometimes even our best fiction isn't as riveting as the facts.
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Fabled is a bi-weekly podcast that explores mysteries, legends, myths, lore, ghosts, and fairy tales. Investigation of these tales of woe often reveal grim details that have been long hidden in the dark corners of history. Every story is a mix of both fact and fiction, and so are our episodes. We'll tell you a story, and then we'll tell you the truth. And to be perfectly honest, sometimes even our best fiction isn't as riveting as the facts.

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Episodes

The Life and Works of J.R.R. Tolkien

5/21/2019
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All writers are told to "write what you know," but why is that so important? Behind all believable fiction, there is someone's true experience and emotion. Tolkien's full and interesting life bled into his masterpieces. In this episode, we'll find out the story behind The Lord of the Ring's epic cast and adventure. [ Music: "Calmant" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ "The Forest and the...

Duration:00:26:33

La Llorona

5/7/2019
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In this episode, we'll explore the legend of La Llorona and its origins, which go back further than you may think. We'll even delve into the darkest corner of the tale and discuss Biblical references and the demonic. Due to the graphic nature of this myth, listener discretion is advised. Music: "Laid Back Guitars" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ "Midnight Tale" Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:23:29

The Beauties and the Bear

4/23/2019
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What is it about fairy tales that intrigue us—that endure time? Perhaps it’s simply their closeness to purity and innocence that we long for. Or, what if it’s not their moral that grips us but their villain? What if the layers were peeled back, and the sweet, pure characters revealed their skeletons. After all, no one is who they seem. In this episode, we’ll uncover another Snow White, along with her sister Rose Red. And we’ll explore the strange, beastly love they encounter. Become a...

Duration:00:27:20

The Most Famous Poet You've Never Known

4/9/2019
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There are certain things that once experienced, there’s no going back. In this episode, we'll meet the forgotten author, Conrad Aiken. He witnessed the most horrific thing a person could when he was eleven years old. That life-altering event both haunted him and defined him. We'll discover the most famous poet most people have never known. -- Music: "Ghostpocalypse - 6 Crossing the Threshold" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:00:26:33

Agatha Christie: 11 Days Gone

3/26/2019
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On December 3rd, 1926, the Queen of Mystery, Agatha Christie disappeared and wasn't seen again for 11 days. What happened to her? Let's travel back in time and peek behind the carefully wrought facade of Agatha's seemingly perfect life. We'll find out why she took this one to the grave. See our website for show notes, sources, and transcripts. ____________________ Follow us on social media: IG: https://www.instagram.com/FabledCollective/ FB:...

Duration:00:25:33

When Holy Meets Hell

3/12/2019
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Why is it that seemingly innocent things--children, dolls, clowns, churches--when turned on their heads make the most terrifying horrors? The juxtaposition of good and evil and holy and hell piques our attention when the benign unexpectedly becomes malicious. In this episode, we'll tell you two stories and a few undeniable truths.

Duration:00:31:29

The Hole That Won't Stay Filled: A Southern Ghost Story

2/26/2019
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Every town has its ghosts, and small Southern towns are no different. One of the most well-known ghost stories in Alabama is the legend of Bill Sketoe--a man who wrongfully lost his life in 1864. Visit the decaying South, in its haunting glory, in this episode. Website: https://bit.ly/2UTTb44

Duration:00:20:07

(Part 2) Big Bad Wolf: Little Red Riding Hood

2/11/2019
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In the last episode, we meet Little Red. In this one, we’ll delve deeper into an even more terrifying aspect of the story—the wolf. We’ll step into a little known corner of history and find out the truth behind the beast.

Duration:00:20:49

(Part 1) Poppy: Little Red Riding Hood

2/11/2019
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We’re all familiar with the childhood favorite—Little Red Riding Hood. But what if I told you that it may actually be true? At least, partly. Find out what makes this tale one of the most terrifying yet.

Duration:00:18:46

Of Love & Legend: King Arthur and Guinevere

1/29/2019
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Does chivalry still exist? King Arthur and Guinevere like you've never seen them before. Referencing Lord Tennyson's "Morte d'Arthur" and William Morris' "The Defence of Guenevere," we explore the history of Arthurian legend and the epic romance (or lack thereof) between Arthur and Guinevere. Find the full story for FREE here: https://www.fabledcollective.com/loreandlegend.html

Duration:00:33:11

Pinafore & Foxglove: A Fairy Tale

1/15/2019
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Does fairy magic really exist? It seems like a strange question to ask modern audiences, but historically, many cultures from around the world believed in the magical properties of certain herbs—such as that of the foxglove. Foxglove is said to have the power to summon fairies, and according to modern medicine, may have the power to mend hearts. _______ Website: www.fabledcollective.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/fabledcollective Twitter: www.twitter.com/fabledcollectiv Facebook:...

Duration:00:16:59

Whispers: A Murder Mystery

1/1/2019
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Why do tales of murder intrigue us? When we're children, we fear the dark--the hidden creatures in the shadows. But as we age, so do our fears, turning from something otherworldly to monsters much more terrifying. People. Allow me to tell you a story of a mysterious murder. Then we'll sort through the facts. The jury has already decided the fate, but it's your turn to be the judge. _______________ Website: www.fabledcollective.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/fabledcollective Twitter:...

Duration:00:15:30

Edgar Allan Poe's Secret Love: A Ghost Story

12/18/2018
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Edgar Allan Poe had a sad life, losing every woman he ever loved. Of course, he’s famous for his macabre stories, but it’s his very last poem that is truly fascinating. Who was Poe’s Annabel Lee? Was she his wife or some secret love who’s been lost in history? There’s a legend in Charleston, South Carolina that you may find compelling. We know a lot about Poe’s dark mind, but in this episode, we’ll explore a lesser known side of him—his heart. Website: www.fabledcollective.com Instagram:...

Duration:00:18:32

Introduction

12/14/2018
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Welcome to Fabled. We'll tell you a story, and then we'll tell you the truth. Be sure to subscribe and follow the conversation on social media. Website: www.fabledcollective.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/fabledcollective Twitter: www.twitter.com/fabledcollectiv Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/651415618588079/

Duration:00:01:31