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Folklore and Storytelling PodCasts
This American Life
Each week includes one or more narratives related to a common theme. They often tell stories from multiple perspectives. Host Ira Glass and his team are great at blending investigative journalism and personal storytelling.
Malcolm Gladwell, Revisionist History is a storytelling podcast that examines and reinterprets historical events. Each episode focuses on a single event, idea, or person. They reinterpret each event to make you consider what actually happened. “Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance,” they say.
StoryCorps is committed to the idea that everyone has an important story to tell and that everyone’s story matters. Our mission: to help us believe in each other by illuminating the humanity and possibility in us all — one story at a time.
Myths and Legends
Folklore that has shaped our world. Some stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Other stories might be new to you, but worth a listen. Stories of magic, kings, Vikings, dragons, knights, princesses, and wizards from a time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous, wonderful, and terrifying place.
New England Ledgends
New England Legends is on a mission to chronicle every legend in New England one story at a time.
Folklore, fairytales and legends from around the world the way they were meant to be. Brought to you every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Who says you're too old for a good story?
Lexington High School Library Media Center